This is the first page on cannon and pawn endgames and also the third page in the chapter. 1c1p is pit against the elephant. They may look simple but if you do not know how to win and what tactics to use, a sure win would be impossible and a draw might become a loss.
The endgames may look simple but do not be deceived.
PS: It is way past midnight now, and my mind is not clear. I tried to add some of the variations as the book did not give the final kill. If there are mistakes, please tell me. I have also added some footnotes for the beginner to help understand the boards more clearly.
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First created: 9th Aug 2012
Last updated: 9th Aug 2012
GM Liu Dianzhong for making learning endgames a much easier job!
Mr Felix Tan for advice in various aspects of the game.
1. <<象棋新編教程--象棋殘局基礎>> by GM Liu Dianzhong 劉殿中, Qi Jinan 齐津安.
2. <<象棋辭典>> by the late legendary Master Tu Jingming 屠景明
3. <<跟我學象棋 初級教程>> by Wang Guodong 王國棟, Fang Shiqing 方仕慶, Li Yangui 李燕貴
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