GM Liu Dianzhong's Endgame Lectures Chapter 05
Horse Cannon Endgames 01

This is the first page on horse-cannon endgames.
This is a very practical chapter to master as many endgames played often contain this combination. And it is a relatively harder combination to master. Nevertheless, the various tactics used with this combination are shown in the following examples.
Please go through the previous page if you have not done so.
The endgames shown are all must learn fundamentals.
I have tried my best to add the explanations to some of the variations to help the beginner appreciate the game better. If you discover any mistakes or have better moves, please email me at or

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First created: 4th Sept 2012
Last updated: 4
th Sept 2012
GM Liu Dianzhong for making learning endgames a much easier job!
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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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