Q-271

  When the king of the weaker side is not near his pawns, then the chances of salvation are really minimal. Victory is usually achieved by conquering the poorly defended pawns or by creating an outside passed pawn. Problems with realization only occur when the weaker side threatens with perpetual check or favorable material reduction....


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Q-268

  The slightest chance of winning is with an edge pawn if it is not far advanced. Namely, then it is almost impossible to avoid perpetual check, especially if the weakened pawn structure does not provide the king with sufficient protection. We see such a case in the ending of the game Alekhine-Reshewsky, The Netherlands,...


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