N-451

  When the weaker side has no pawn weaknesses and piece-activity is approximately even, the position is usually easily drawn. Defence will be based on attacking the enemy pawns from the rear and a gradual reduction of material. An instance of a successful defence is shown in the ending of the game Speelman – Belyavsky,...


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N-449

  That in a similar position king passivity is the crucial factor responsible for defeat of the weaker side is also borne out by the ending of the game Kaplan – Velimirovic, Amsterdam, 1974, which the “Encyclopaedia” considers erroneously as lost for White. As in the preceding example Black puts a lot of pressure on...


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