In this section, endgames concerning only 2 Cannons are discussed. Please refer to the other sections of a combination of cannons with other attacking pieces like the chariot/horse/pawn...
2 Cannon kills may seem simple but they are definitely not.
Cannons are less powerful in endgames as there are relatively less pieces to act as their cannon mounts. The king, as usual is needed to help attack or defend. The cannons then attack with a filed type or ranked type or a file/rank type of attack. Sometime, they are used to block the elephants or to pin the opponent's pieces.
The double cannons are pitted against various horse combinations.
In this section, the following endgames are discussed :
2c sw 1h , 2c pw 1h2a , 2c1a sw 1h2a , 2c2a2e sw 1h2e.
First created: 6th November 2011
Last updated: 6th November 2011
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