Weekly endgame study | July 24, 2010 19:00

Weekly Endgame Study (179)

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!



G. Umnov
1999

White to play and win

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A. Sochnev
2007

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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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1.Rb1 b2 (1...Bb6 or 1...Kb6 2.Re5+-)
2.Bxb2 Bd4+ 3.Kg8 Bxb2 4.Ra7+!

4...Kb8 5.Ra2 Kb7 (gains a move for white, )

6.Kf7 Bc3 7.Ke8!! Be5! 8.Ke7! +- Bd4 9.Kd7 Be5 10.Rba1 threatening mate-
if Rxb2 Rxb2 and Rb1+-

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