"Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast." -- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet.

Endgame Advice

  1. Keep playing slowly and carefully
  2. Use your King
  3. Know how to win with KQ vs K, KRR vs K, KR vs K
  4. Know how to win and when to draw with KP vs K

-K------
--Q-----
--k-----

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-R------
R----k--

-K------
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-k----R-

-----k--
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-----P--
-----K--
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Advice for stronger players

PAST Training events (click for notes)

Title
TBGS Invitational Training Evening

Julian Bacon Surviving the Opening

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 17:30
TBGS Invitational Training Evening

Dave Regis on Endgames

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 17:30
TBGS Invitational Training Evening

Trefor Thynne Master Commentary

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 17:30
DJCA Training Day

DJCA squad training day

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 10:00
DJCA Junior Squad Training INVITATION ONLY

Squad members will receive an invitation by email. If you think you have been forgotten, please contact us.


This is for all players in the squad, not just those in the team selected for the South Wales & West of England Jamboree on Saturday 13th January, for which invitations have not yet been made.

  • Players to arrive for 0945, please.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:00