Karjakin – Sevian

Important Endings Practical EndGames Analysis Two Knights versus Pawn


Famous Troitsky line says this is a draw. White has to stop the g-pawn on g6 and at that moment and of course with knight on g5, White is winning. In this particular position Black should decide which corner is the best for his king and Sevian made wrong decision moving the king toward h8. The right corner is a8!

Event: chess.com IoM Masters
Date: 2018.10.24
White: Karjakin, Sergey
WhiteElo: 2760
Black: Sevian, Samuel
BlackElo: 2634
Result: 1-0


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GM, FT Ante Brkic

Ante Brkić is a Croatian Chess Grandmaster and a FIDE Trainer. He won the Croatian Chess Championship in 2010. Ante was a member of the national team many times. His peak rating was 2607.