Weekly endgame study | October 11, 2008 17:00

Weekly Endgame Study (92)

Every Saturday an endgame study is published at ChessVibes, selected by IM Yochanan Afek: player, trainer, endgame study composer and writer. A week later the solution is published. Good luck with the instructional occupation of solving a study!

Kivi, V.

White to play and win

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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.



joseph (yosi) shutzman's picture

Hi Yochanan,

How are you?

Usually I don not go for thous studies but this time I took the challnage. I liked
the line with 1.Ne7+ Kb7 2.Ba6+ Ka8 3.Nc6 c2 4.Bb7+ Kb7 5.Na5+ and Nb3.
Maybe one day I will start to like thous studies who knows.....

Take care


MvE's picture

Not 1. Bb5+?, Kxb5 2. Nd6+, Kb4 3. Nxe4, c2 4. Nf2, c1N =

1. Ne7+, Kb7!
1. ..., Kd7 2. Bb5+! and 3. Ba4 +-
after different moves the night catches the pawn.
2. Ba6+, Ka8!
3. Nc6!, c2
4. Bb7+!, Kxb7
5. Na5+, Kb6
6. Nb3 +-

Willem's picture

Black may try 6....Kb5 since now
7.Nd4+? Kc4 8.Nxc2 Kd3 draws.

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