Q-460

  When black pawns are one row back, the situation is much more favorable for the stronger side. The position is won if pawns can be blocked, which means that the white king must not be too far. We see the critical case in the following position (V. Kovacevic 2012).  

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Q-458

  QUEEN AGAINST BISHOP AND TWO PAWNS Queen usually wins easily against a bishop and two pawns, provided she can seize the square in front of a more advanced pawn. Even when that pawn is only a step away from the promotion square (B. Horwitz and I. Kling 1851).  

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Q-456

  The weaker side can avoid defeat even with a pawn two steps away from the promotion square if these conditions are met: that the queen cannot control the square in front of the pawn and that the white king is too far away to help her. A typical position of this type with an […]

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