GM Liu Dianzhong's Endgame Lectures Chapter 05
Horse Cannon Endgames 06

This is the 6th and last page on horse-cannon endgames and it is also the only one on 1h1c1p. This would be slightly tough for the beginner. Me included... There are no fixed formulas unlike the previous boards.
GM Liu shows a few examples from actual games played and I have tried my best to search for the players and other relative info about the examples shown.
Think of this page as the culmination of all the horse-cannon techniques that you have learnt thus far.
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: 16th Sept 2012
Last updated: 16
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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