GM Liu Dianzhong's Endgame Lectures Chapter 05
Horse Cannon Endgames 04

This is the 4th page on horse-cannon endgames and it is also the first of two pages dealing with 1h1c vs various 1c + advisor/elephant combinations.
The cannon defends differently from the horse, as compared to the previous page. Certain tactics are shown in the endgames.
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: 11th Sept 2012
Last updated: 11
th Sept 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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