Weekly endgame study | November 20, 2011 16:33

Weekly Endgame Study (244)

Weekly Endgame Study (244)

Every 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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G. Sonntag 2009

White to play and win


Next week the solution.


Solution last week

M. Prusikin 2009

 
 

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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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Arjo's picture

Isnt this just something we can look up in the tablebases? I can also create a study like this...

Sergio's picture

Isn´t it more fun trying to solve it instead of looking it up in a tablebase? I also suspect this study has been composed without use of a tablebase. Where there any good tablebases avaible already in 2009? Cause I think that is something from the last year.

choufleur's picture

of course they did in 2009, come on, long before that. Your are completely wrong.

Stephen's picture

Some people are just never happy. You could also just put any position in an engine and get a result. Where's the pleasure in that ? The idea is to solve it for yourself. If you are capable of making up a study like this yourself (and not just look something up in a tablebase or a book) then please share it and make a positive instead of a negative contribution.

Arjo's picture

What i was trying to say... Maybe it was better to compose a nice intro that leads to this position. The theme in this study also isnt new. I already knew it...

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