Weekly endgame study | December 06, 2008 17:00

Weekly Endgame Study (99)

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!

I. Aliev

White to play and win

Next week the solution.

Solution last week:

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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.



MvE's picture

White first needs the Black king on a7.
1. Kc7+!, Ka7
2. Rd1, Bb5
3. c4, Bxc4
4. Bd3!, Bxd3
5. Ra1+, Ba6
6. b5, f1Q
7. Rxa6+, bxa6
8. b6+
That's why.
8. ..., Ka8
9, b7+, Ka7
10. b8Q mate!

Kinan's picture

1.Kc7+ Ka7 2.Rd1 Bb5 3.c4 Bxc4 4.Bd3 Bxd3 5.Ra1+ Ba6 6.b5 f1=Q 7.Rxa6 bxa6 8.b6+ Ka8 9.b7+ Ka7 10.b8=Q #

Willem's picture

This example is much easier to solve than last week's study.

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