GM Liu Dianzhong's Endgame Lectures Chapter 10
Learn Endgame Compositions! 06

This is sixth page on the last chapter in the book.
GM Liu has selected some more endgames for everybody's perusal. These are basically endgames compositions whereby a draw is the final outcome. The beauty of defense is seen. The examples shown here get increasingly difficult and complex.
PS: The names of some of the ancient manuals were ones that I have spent much time thinking off. It is the best that I can do.
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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: 30th Jan 2013
Last updated: 30th Jan 2013

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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