RMP-563

  We will end this chapter with an analysis of a theoretically very important position, which is relatively common in tournament practice. Interestingly, the best winning plan was seen in the very first recorded game – Uhlmann-Pomar, the 1966 Havana Olympics.  

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RMP-562

  When White has a passed pawn, the winning chances are very high. Problems in realization appear only when his king is cut off from the pawn and when there is no good cooperation between his pieces. A good example on this subject is the ending of the game Alburt-Browne, the 1984 U.S. Championship.  

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RMP-560

  When he has a passed pawn, Black easily draws if he can force the reduction of the material by counterattacking the opposing pawn. The simplest way to achieve this goal is often first to exchange the rook because it eliminates the most dangerous tactical threats. We see a typical example in the ending of […]

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RMP-559

  When the black pawns are isolated so that they are on adjacent files compared to the white pawn, the chances of a draw are much higher due to double possibility of reducing the material by pawn exchange. This important fact is overlooked by the Encyclopedia in the commentary on the ending of the game […]

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