Weekly endgame study | May 01, 2011 21:08

Weekly Endgame Study (216)

Weekly Endgame StudyEvery week we present you an endgame study selected by IM Yochanan Afek: player, trainer, endgame study composer and writer. A week later the solution is published. Good luck solving!

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Y. Afek
2008

White to play and win

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V. Kovalenko
2008

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IM Yochanan Afek is a chess player, trainer, endgame study composer and writer. His complete selection of studies can be found here.

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e4e5's picture

You mean
1.Rg8 forcing Qg3 (1...Qe6 can be met by 2. Kc7 Qxg8 3.axb7 mate)
2.Rxg3 d1=Q
3.Rg8 and 3...Qxd4 looks like only move,
4. Kc7 Ka7
5.Ra8! and we saw the point of a5 pawn. 5...Kxa8
6.axb7 Ka7
7.b8=Q Ka6
8.Qb6 wins

GMJ's picture

1. Rb1?

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Rb8 I mean :)

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Rg8

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Rg8

Force 1... Qb6 I think

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