GM Liu Dianzhong's Endgame Lectures Chapter 07
Chariot Pawn Endgames 03

This is the first and only page dealing with 1r1h1p endgames. It is also the last page in chapter 7.
The 1r1h combination is one of the most basic and also one of the hardest to learn as when the two pieces are combined, a filed/ranked/pincer type of attack may be possible. With the addition of a pawn, the 1r1h1p combination is further enriched in the ways that it can attack as now sacrifices or exchanges can also be done to simplify the endgame into sure win situations for red.
In this page, combinations of 1r1h1p are shown. Please take note of the strategies used.
Please go to the previous page before you start this one.
I have redone GM Liu Dianzhong's lectures adding footnotes to his explanations to make things easier for the newcomer and
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: 21st Nov 2012
Last updated: 26th Nov
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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