Weekly endgame study | August 16, 2009 2:13

Weekly Endgame Study (132)

Weekly Endgame StudyEvery week (not last week - our apologies) 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!


Manvelian, A
2003

White to play and draw

Next week the solution.


Solution two weeks ago

Y. Afek
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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Sergio's picture

Nice to have this back again.

There was a lot more then i thought in the solution of week 131. I thought Kc3 and then Kd2 would win easily. A mistake ofcourse. I could have guessed the endgame studies are never that easy.

Richard's picture

1. Bb7, Kd7 (1..., Kc7 2. Rc4+ followed by 3. Bxg2) 2. Rd4+ and now

A 2..., Ke8 3. Bxg2!, Bc5+ 4. Ka6, Rf6+ (4..., Ra1+ 5. Ra4!, Rxa4 6. Kb5, Rg4(a2) 7. Bc6+ and 8. Kxc5) 5. Bc6+!, Rxc6 6. Kb5=

B 2..., Ke6 3. Bxg2!, Bc5+ 4. Ka6, Ra1+ 5. Ra4!, Rxa4 6. Kb5, Ra2 (6..., Rg4 7. Bh3) 7. Bd5+ Kxd5 stalemate.

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