Lolli 1763. – Protected passed pawn

Lolli 1763. – Protected passed pawn

K+2P vs K+P Theme of the Month 01/21: Lolli's Endgames


This month we will look at some endgame positions by Giambattista Lolli. The Italian master has published his famous book back in 1763!

Lolli has analyzed this position in his Osservazioni. White must sacrifice his f-pawn to make progress. He has to capture the black pawn and easily win with his king on the sixth rank in front of the pawn.



Compare this position to analysis of P-83.


CM, FI Boris Sudar

Boris Sudar graduated at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. Boris holds FIDE titles: Candidate Master and FIDE Instructor.