Q-447

  When both sides have one more pawn, the situation changes dramatically at the expense of the weaker side, even when the pawns are on the same file. The reason for this is that the weaker side, while taking care of building an inaccessible position according to the principles defined in the previous example, must...


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  Chess theory has so far shown no interest in endings of this kind, and research with the help of the omniscient Tablebase reveals the important truth: if the king and the knights are at least one step away from the edge of the board then the weaker side draws because it can build an...


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  QUEEN AGAINST TWO KNIGHTS For tournament practice are also, to some extent, important the endgames of queen against two knights, which can arise from positions with two connected pawns on the seventh rank against the queen. We already saw one such situation with in example 16b, and the basic question is whether two knights...


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