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Unexpected solutions are sometimes hidden beneath the apparently perfectly clear situations thus corroborating the Indian saying “Chess is a sea in which a fly can swim and an elephant drown”. A case in point is a study by L. Kubbel in 1922. White seems to be hopelessly lost since the black king is already in the square of his “worthless” doubled a-pawns whereas the black pawns can mutually protect each other. Yet, White to move draws!

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