Weekly endgame study | April 25, 2010 19:59

Weekly Endgame Study (166)

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!



V. Kalandadze
2008

White to play and win

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V. Jakimtsjik
1970

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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.

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Stephen's picture

Excellent ! Nice twists, with checkmate on a1 !

Timothée Tournier's picture

1.Qf4+! Ke7/e6 2.Qf7+! KxQ 3.d8/N+ Kf6+ 4.Nxb7 Ke5 5.Kg6 Kd4 6.Kf5 Kc3 7.Ke4 Kb2 8.Kd3 Kb1!? 9.Kc3! Kxa2 10.Kc2 Ka1 11.Nc5! Ka2 12.Nd3! Ka1 13.Nc1!! a2 14.Nb3 mate !

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