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Basic Chess Endings

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Basic Chess Endings (abbreviated BCE) is a book on chess endgames which was written by Grandmaster Reuben Fine and originally published on October 27, 1941. [1]

35 relations: BCE (disambiguation), Bishop (chess), Bishop and knight checkmate, Checkmate, Chess endgame, Chess endgame literature, Chess piece relative value, Chess theory, Compensation (chess), King and pawn versus king endgame, List of chess books (A–F), Lucena position, Luigi Centurini, Opposite-colored bishops endgame, Outline of chess, Pal Benko, Pawn (chess), Pawnless chess endgame, Philidor position, Queen and pawn versus queen endgame, Queen versus pawn endgame, Réti endgame study, Reuben Fine, Rook (chess), Rook and pawn versus rook endgame, Stalemate, Swindle (chess), Tarrasch rule, The exchange (chess), Timeline of chess, Two knights endgame, Wrong bishop, Wrong rook pawn, Zugzwang, 1941 in chess.

BCE (disambiguation)

BCE or B.C.E. may stand for.

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Bishop (chess)

A bishop (♗,♝) is a piece in the board game of chess.

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Bishop and knight checkmate

The bishop and knight checkmate in chess is the checkmate of a lone king which can be forced by a bishop, knight, and king.

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Checkmate

Checkmate (often shortened to mate) is a game position in chess and other chess-like games in which a player's king is in check (threatened with) and there is no way to remove the threat.

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Chess endgame

In chess and chess-like games, the endgame (or end game or ending) is the stage of the game when few pieces are left on the board.

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Chess endgame literature

Chess endgame literature refers to books and magazines about chess endgames.

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Chess piece relative value

In chess, the chess piece relative value system conventionally assigns a point value to each piece when assessing its relative strength in potential exchanges.

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Chess theory

The game of chess is commonly divided into three phases: the opening, middlegame, and endgame.

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Compensation (chess)

In chess, compensation is the typically short-term positional advantages a player has in exchange for typically material disadvantage.

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King and pawn versus king endgame

The chess endgame with a king and a pawn versus a king is one of the most important and fundamental endgames, other than the basic checkmates.

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List of chess books (A–F)

This is a list of chess books that are used as references in articles related to chess.

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Lucena position

The Lucena position is one of the most famous and important positions in chess endgame theory, where one side has a rook and a pawn and the defender has a rook.

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Luigi Centurini

Luigi Centurini (Genoa, April 24, 1820 – Genoa, November 10, 1900) was an Italian jurist, chess player, and chess composer.

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Opposite-colored bishops endgame

The opposite-colored bishops endgame is a chess endgame in which each side has a single bishop, but the bishops reside on opposite-colored squares on the chessboard, thus cannot attack or block each other.

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Outline of chess

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to chess: Chess is a two-player board game played on a chessboard (a square-checkered board with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid).

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Pal Benko

Pal Benko (Benkő Pál; born July 14, 1928) is a Hungarian–American chess grandmaster, author, and composer of endgame studies and chess problems.

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Pawn (chess)

The pawn (♙,♟) is the most numerous piece in the game of chess, and in most circumstances, also the weakest.

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Pawnless chess endgame

A pawnless chess endgame is a chess endgame in which only a few pieces remain and none of them is a pawn.

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Philidor position

The Philidor position (or Philidor's position) usually refers to an important chess endgame which illustrates a drawing technique when the defender has a king and rook versus a king, rook, and a pawn.

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Queen and pawn versus queen endgame

The queen and pawn versus queen endgame is a chess endgame in which both sides have a queen and one side has a pawn, which he is trying to promote.

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Queen versus pawn endgame

The chess endgame of a queen versus pawn (with both sides having no other pieces except the kings) is usually an easy win for the side with the queen.

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Réti endgame study

The Réti endgame study is a chess endgame study by Richard Réti.

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Reuben Fine

Reuben Fine (October 11, 1914 – March 26, 1993) was an American chess grandmaster, psychologist, university professor, and author of many books on both chess and psychology.

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Rook (chess)

A rook (♖,♜) is a piece in the strategy board game of chess.

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Rook and pawn versus rook endgame

The rook and pawn versus rook endgame is of fundamental importance to chess endgames,,,, and has been widely studied,. Precise play is usually required in these positions.

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Stalemate

Stalemate is a situation in the game of chess where the player whose turn it is to move is not in check but has no legal move.

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Swindle (chess)

In chess, a swindle is a ruse by which a player in a losing position tricks his opponent, and thereby achieves a win or draw instead of the expected loss.

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Tarrasch rule

The Tarrasch rule is a general principle that applies in the majority of chess middlegames and endgames.

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The exchange (chess)

The exchange in chess refers to a situation in which one player loses a minor piece (i.e. a bishop or knight) but captures the opponent's rook.

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Timeline of chess

This is a timeline of chess.

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Two knights endgame

The two knights endgame is a chess endgame with a king and two knights versus a king.

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Wrong bishop

The wrong bishop is a situation in chess endgame when a bishop on the other color of square of the chessboard would either win a game instead of draw or salvage a draw from an inferior position; in other words, a bishop is unable to guard squares of the other color.

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Wrong rook pawn

In chess endgames with a bishop, a pawn that is a may be the wrong rook pawn.

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Zugzwang

Zugzwang (German for "compulsion to move") is a situation found in chess and other games wherein one player is put at a disadvantage because they must make a move when they would prefer to pass and not move.

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1941 in chess

Events in chess in 1941.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_Chess_Endings

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