Weekly endgame study | December 05, 2009 20:39

Weekly Endgame Study (146)

Weekly Endgame StudyEvery week (this one with some delay unfortunately) 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!

V. Kalashnikov

White to play and draw

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V. Kozirev

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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.



Willem's picture

In that case white wins due to his material advantage.

jmd85146's picture

i think it is a little weird that 5...Qxg2, allowing mate in one, is part of the solution. 5...Qc5 at least prevents 6.Bc4#...
(or am I missing something here)

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