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Alix, Ch. Cent coup de dames. Paris: 1867. 4 • kalnap •

  1. Corner bracket
  2. Shockwave
  3. Fisticuff
  4. Attack
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Multiple king endgames 4 • kalnap •

  1. 4 kings + 1 checker vs. 2 kings
  2. 3 kings + 2 checkers vs. 2 kings on diagonals 1<->45 and 6<->50
  3. 3 kings + 2 checkers vs. 2 kings on long diagonal: proper defensive technique
  4. 4 kings + 1 checker vs. 2 kings on long diagonal
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Making draws in hard positions 3 • kalnap •

  1. Exploiting misplaced king on main diagonal
  2. Forcing opponent to execute unfavourable attack
  3. Deciding for a draw in dubious and uncertain position
  4. Delivering a shot with a help of opponent's king
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Standard keypositions at king endgames 3 • kalnap •

  1. Leclercq position
  2. Scouppe position
  3. Improper defense when a win via Scouppe position is disabled
  4. Improper defense when a win via Scouppe position is disabled (ctd.)
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When symmetrical "copy & paste" of opponent moves leads to failure... 2 • kalnap •

  1. Case #1
  2. Case #2
  3. Case #3
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3 kings vs. 1 king: exceptional winning positions 2 • kalnap •

  1. Case #1
  2. Case #2
  3. Case #3
  4. Case #4
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