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Game Collection: g15713's favorite collections of endgames

Rook endings:

Game Collection: g15713's favorite Rook endgames Part I

Game Collection: g15713's favorite Rook endgames Part II

Game Collection: g15713's favorite Double Rook endgames

Other endings:

Game Collection: g15713's favorite Queen endgames

Game Collection: g15713's favorite Sundry endings

Hello my name is Charles Irvine

Won Alabama State Championship 4 times and was briefly a chess master in my salad days

Earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science and Technology from Thomas Edison State College specializing in electronics engineering - March 2003

Worked as a production/electronic engineering technician over 15½ years for Motorola and then as a TV technician for a short time (20 months) before retiring

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Numerous favorite songs:

Marty Robbins "A White Sport Coat and a Pink Carnation" 1957

Phil Phillips "Sea of Love" 1959

Ron Holden "Love You So" 1959

Sam Cooke "Wonderful World" 1960

The Beatles - "While my guitar gently weeps" (1968)

The Beatles - "Here comes the sun" (1969)

The Beatles - Instrumental

Jethro Tull - Living In The Past 1969

Jethro Tull - Bouree 1969

Ten Years After - "I'm Going Home" 1969

B.B. King - "Thrill is Gone" 1969

Blind Faith - "Can't find my way home" 1969

Simon and Garfunkel "Bridge over troubled water" with lyrics (1970)

George Harrison - "My Sweet Lord" (1970)

James Taylor - "Fire and Rain" (1970)

George Harrison - "What is Life" (1970)

Jethro Tull - "Aqualung" was the title track from their Aqualung (1971) album.

The Doors - L.A. Woman (1971)

America - "A horse with no name" (1971)

Ringo Starr: It Don't Come Easy (Starr, 1971)

Emerson, Lake and Palmer - From The Beginning (Trippy Space Video)

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It was released on their 1972 album Trilogy.

Peter Frampton - "Do You Feel Like We Do" 1973

Pink Floyd - "Time" was fourth track on The Dark Side of the Moon (1973) - Wiki

"The Great Gig in the Sky" was the fifth track on The Dark Side of the Moon - Wiki The song features music by Richard Wright and non-lexical vocals by Clare Torry.

Eddie Kendricks "Keep on Truckin" 1973

Stevie Wonder - AS
In album: "Songs in the Key of Life" (1976)

AL Stewart "Year of the Cat" 1976

AL Stewart "Time Passages" 1978

Issac Hayes - "Don't Let Go" (1979)

The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic Although recorded in 1981, Sting wrote the song as early as 1976 - Wiki

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - A Woman In Love (It's Not Me) - 1981

Stars on 45 - Medley - 1981

Duran Duran - "Rio" - 1982

Modern English "I Melt With You" - 1983

A-ha "Take On Me" recorded 1984

Talk Talk "It's My Life" 1984

The Cars "Tonight She Comes" (1985)

The Cure - Just Like Heaven
"Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me" album (1987)

MARRS - Pump up the Volume 1987

Jerry Garcia Band "Tangled Up in Blue" recorded 9/1/1990

"Air" from Johann Sebastian Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 3

Beethoven Symphony no 7 in A major (Herbert von Karajan)

Beethoven Moonlight Sonata (Sonata al chiaro di luna)

Franz Schubert - Impromptu In G Flat Major D899 No.3 - Vladimir Horowitz

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   g15713 has kibitzed 168 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Apr-17-21 B Lalic vs D B Graham, 2018
g15713: F. 1.0 White to move at 48 Critical decision for White - pawn or queen ending? [DIAGRAM] 48.Qf8+ Qxf8 49.exf8=Q+ Kxf8 - Stockfish Liquidate to a won pawn ending F. 1.1 [DIAGRAM] Syzygy says White wins with 50. Kh2 ' Game continued ...
   Apr-16-21 S Donoso Diaz vs N Delgado Ramirez, 2018
g15713: <<"♕ + 2♙ vs ♕ is normally winning. A notable exception is ♕ + g♙+ h♙ vs ♕, which the tablebases have shown to be generally drawn when the defender's king is in front of the pawns.">> John Nunn F. 1.0 White to play at 70 ...
   Apr-16-21 Sundararajan vs P V Nandhidhaa, 2018
g15713: E. 1.0 White to move at 44 [DIAGRAM] When pawn endgame appears, position was drawn. 44. Kg3 44...Ke5? (44...Kf5! draws) 45. Kg4 a6 46. Kg3? (46. f3! wins) 46...f5 47. Kf3 Ke6 48. Kf4 Kf6 49. f3 Kg6 50. Ke5 Kg5 51. Kxd4 Kf4 52. Kc5 Kxf3 53. d4 Ke4 54. d5 f4 55. d6 f3 56. d7 ...
   Apr-14-21 V Keymer vs V Kunin, 2016
g15713: Black has a two pawn advantage but White can create a dangerous outside pawn on his queenside... F. 1.0 White to move at 57 [DIAGRAM] 57. Qc7 Qe3+ 58. Qe7 d4 59. a5 Qxe7+ 60. Kxe7 d3 61. b6 axb6 62. axb6 d2 63. b7 d1=Q 64. b8=Q+ Kh7 65. Kxf7 F. 1.1 Black to move at 65 ...
   Apr-13-21 Bogoljubov vs I Koenig, 1922 (replies)
g15713: <"The defensive strategy applied by König in the next example is very good."> Müller This game was played back in November of 1922, almost a century ago, I second Müller's opinion about the queen ending. F. 1.0 Black to move at 60 [DIAGRAM] Syzygy says it is a tablebase ...
   Apr-11-21 Leko vs Kramnik, 2004
g15713: E. 1.0 White to move at 44 <"Kramnik said that he later was still trying to coordinate his rooks in his dreams:"> [DIAGRAM] <"Black is close to winning anyway, but matters are still not clear even today: 44. ♕f4? This loses. Exchanging the h-pawns with 44. hxg6 ...
   Apr-08-21 Negi vs E Postny, 2009
g15713: <"With a b-pawn or g-pawn, the situation is different as there is a new drawing zone. Assuming the defender cannot get his king in front of the pawn, he should move his king towards the comer diagonally opposite the pawn's promotion square. If the defender's king can reach this ...
   Apr-06-21 A Riazantsev vs Li Chao, 2017
g15713: F. 1.0 Black to move at 69 [DIAGRAM] Syzygy says it is a tablebase draw ' Game continued after 69. Qxg6 69...Qb8 70. Qg7 Ke4 71. Qh7+ F. 1.1 Black to move at 71 [DIAGRAM] Syzygy says it is a tablebase draw with 71...Kd4 or Ke3 while ...
   Apr-05-21 Onischuk vs D Zagorskis, 2007
g15713: F. 1.0 White to move at 47 [DIAGRAM] 47. Qg6+ Kd8 48. Qxg4 Appears to be a draw but with a pair of connected passed pawns on both sides there will be an exciting race as to who can queen first. F. 1.1 Black to move at 48 [DIAGRAM] Stockfish gives the following analysis after ...
   Apr-03-21 A Donchenko vs Miles, 1976
g15713: F. 1.0 White to move at 47 [DIAGRAM] Syzygy says White is losing ' Game continued: <"One typical attacking strategy is to bring the king near the enemy pawn to find shelter or to win it. This strategy can also be called 'head for the ...
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