Weekly endgame study | June 13, 2009 20:22

Weekly Endgame Study (124)

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!

M. Matous

White to play and draw

Next week the solution.

Solution last week

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Author: Yochanan Afek

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



Bootvis's picture

In last weeks solution black can unpin the knight after Kg3?

Or is 2 bishops versus one knight a win?

Peter Doggers's picture

Yes, it is. (You can put the position into http://www.k4it.de/index.php?topic=egtb&lang=en and it will give mate in 44.)

nistvana's picture

1.Ng3Bh3+ 2.Kc7a3 3.Nf1Bxf1 4.Kb8a2 5.c7Bh3 6.a6a1Q 7.c8QBxc8 8.a7 and it is draw,is this a good idea?

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