GM Liu Dianzhong's Endgame Lectures Chapter 08
Chariot Cannon Endgames 08

This is the 8th page in Chapter 8 which is focused on 1r1c endgames. This is also the last page in the chapter and also the last page containing endgames tabiat. For the next two chapters, the GM shares more pointers on actual playing of the endgame.
Again, this is a continuation of the previous page, and the visitor to this site is strongly advised to review it before starting this one.
This page is dedicated to 1r1c1pxaxe endgames.
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: 16th Dec 2012
Last updated: 16th Dec
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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