Weekly endgame study | March 14, 2011 0:43

Weekly Endgame Study (209)

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 win

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A. Sochnev

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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.



choufleur's picture

Sochnev 's study is really cute ! I got stuck after the introduction 1. f6 Rxg6 2. f7 Rf6 3. c7 Ra6+ 4. Kb4 Ra8 and for good reason, the end is quite hard to find. Thanks, nice selection anyway.

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Weekly Endgame Study (209) solution

1)a8=Q! Nb6 + (2) Kb8 Na8 (3) Kb7!! b2 (4) Rg1 Kd4 (5) g5 Ke3 (6) Rb1 Kd3 (7) g6 Kc2 (8) g7 kb1 (9) g8=Q Kc1 (10) Qc4+ Kd1 (11) Qd4+ kc2 (12) Qf2 + Kb3 (13) Qg1 winning if (10)......Kb1 (11) Qc5 Ka2 (12) Qa7+ Kb3 (13) Qg1 Winning.
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