Without pawns.

a pawnless endgame

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  • Chess endgame literature — refers to books and magazines about chess endgames. A bibliography of endgame books is below. Many chess writers have contributed to the theory of endgames over the centuries, including Ruy López de Segura, François André Philidor, Josef Kling… …   Wikipedia

  • Chess theory — The game of chess is commonly divided into three phases: the opening, middlegame, and endgame.[1] As to each of these phases, especially the opening and endgame, there is a large body of theory as how the game should be played. Those who write… …   Wikipedia

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  • John Nunn — Infobox chess player playername = John Nunn caption= birthname = John Denis Martin Nunn country = ENG datebirth = birth date and age|1955|4|25 placebirth = datedeath = placedeath = title = Grandmaster worldchampion = womensworldchampion = rating …   Wikipedia

  • 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. The side which wins the rook is said to have won the exchange, while the other player has lost the… …   Wikipedia

  • Cochrane Defense — The Cochrane Defense is a method for drawing in the chess endgame with a rook versus a rook and bishop, shown here. It was discovered by John Cochrane. This combination of material is one of the most common pawnless chess endgames. Accurate play… …   Wikipedia

  • John Nunn — Naissance 25 avril 1955 (1955 04 25) …   Wikipédia en Français

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