Over 80% Of Chess Players Struggle To Win This “Simple” Endgame Puzzle | Can You Do It?

As I scrolled idle on facebook, I came across this endgame position from one of my groups and much to my surprised a lot of people blundered this position and didnโ€™t understand why their move isnโ€™t the correct one. Even if at first, truth be told, their answer kind of baffled me, when I took a closer look I realized that not long until now, I was doing the same blunders, and honestly, if I am In a time scramble I am still doing them, even if I know the pattern. So I am hoping that by the end of the video you will know how to correctly approach those kind of endgame scenario.

I hope you learned something valuable from this endgame scenario. I always said that studying endgame is as important as studying opening and middle game, but for some reasons a lot of people neglate this part of the game. As usual, if you want me to discus a certain subject leave it in the comment and I will make a video about it. Take care!


  1. I managed to solve it. only difficulty is that if you only calculate captures.

  2. It is easy. Kd7 kg8; Ke7 kh8 ; f6 gxf6; Kf7 f5; g7+ kh7 ; f8=Q + kh6; Qg6+#

  3. More endgame studies, please. BTW, I thought of K-D7 immediately.

  4. at 5:41 the move Ke8 also wins after ……Kh8;f6 gxf6 then Kf7 or Kf8 transpose back into the lines after Ke7.

  5. I want to learn a few end game tactics and techniques.

  6. Great video! some of these so called simple endgames can be bottomless wells. Thank you

  7. Loll this guy was like…if I put a thinking and focused girl on my thumbnail that will get me more views ๐Ÿ˜‚

  8. Thank you for sharing this and for your insight.

  9. Thank you very much!!
    After 35 years chess-playing I understood the mail-point, "same color of the opposite-king" and not "In front of the opposite-king"

  10. On 2:50 black Kh8 is lossing because whites plays Kf7, thats not a Draw situation.

  11. Wow, I actually got it right away ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. I only just found about this channel. Am glad I learned something from your videos. Thank you ๐Ÿ™‡โ€โ™‚๏ธ

  13. it is simple not difficult.
    I could do it

  14. You named around 5 wrong squares in a 7 minutes video!!??

  15. Did you managed to win this endgame?

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