GM Liu Dianzhong's Endgame Lectures Chapter 04
Single Cannon Endgames 08

This is the eighth page on cannon and pawn endgames and is a continuation of the previous page, especially the first board. Please go through the previous page if you have not done so.
The first board took me much much longer than I expect and is one of the hardest endgames to memorize for beginners.
The endgames shown are all must learn basics, and I must admit I am still trying to memorize them, especially the first board. Sigh...
I have tried my best to add the variations but I am sleepy now. at 2am... If you have better moves, please email me at or

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First created: 26th Aug 2012
Last updated: 27
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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