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



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

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1. Rb1?

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Rb8 I mean :)

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Force 1... Qb6 I think

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