Weekly endgame study | October 25, 2008 17:00

Weekly Endgame Study (94)

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!

Sutovsky, E.

White to play and draw

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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.



Bootvis's picture

Why not simply:

1. Ne7+ Ke6
2. Ng6 Kf6
3. Nf4 Kg5
4. Ng2 Kg4

White has won a little bit of time to take the pawn and push the b-pawn.

Even better would be to land the knight on g1 and pick of the pawn black pushes first and gain one extra tempo but I'm not sure whether that is possible.

David Weegenaar's picture

I play in New Zealand. I play on move 3 as black in the French Defense ...f5. I am getting great results with it, both in lightning / net and also match play, etc. How do I own it or let others know of this discovery? Also now if they play 3. Nc3 in same, I have varied it to 3... Bb4 first, to incite 4. e5. Then I play 4... f5 again. I have many games to show, would you please comment as to its

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