Weekly endgame study | December 19, 2010 17:57

Weekly Endgame Study (200)

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!

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D. Gurgenidze

White to play and draw

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G. Amann

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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

Ah 2...Nd7+ 3.Rxd7 Kb7
Instead 3.Ke8 Nb6 4.Rb8 looks strong.

Willem's picture

1.Rd8+ Ka7
2. c7 g1Q

It can't be that easy. I must be missing something.

choufleur's picture

very nice study by G. Amann.
I especially liked the stubborn defence by black (Bg3, and the stalemate idea Qd3) and the elegant and killing Bb2-Bc1, back to the starting square, and mate !

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