GM Liu Dianzhong's Endgame Lectures Chapter 04
Single Cannon Endgames 06

This is the sixth page on cannon and pawn endgames and is a continuation of the previous page. Please go through the previous page if you have not done so.
The first example in this page is a must see as it shows various tactics that the cannon can use to maneuver itself to the optimal positions on the board.
I have tried my best to add the variations but I am sleepy now. at 3am... If you have better moves, please email me at or

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First created: 19th Aug 2012
Last updated: 20
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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