GM Liu Dianzhong's Endgame Lectures Chapter 04
Single Cannon Endgames 04

This is the fourth page on cannon and pawn endgames. 1c1p is pit against the 2 advisors, 2 elephants and the combination of 1 advisor and 1 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.
And the third board is very interesting. I have tried my best to add the variations but I am sleepy now. If you have better moves, please email me at or

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First created: 10th Aug 2012
Last updated: 19
th Aug 2012
GM Liu Dianzhong for making learning endgames a much easier job!
Mr Felix Tan for advice in various aspects of the game.
References :
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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