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Q-23A

E-book: Queen Endgames Q vs 2P

 

If we translate position 21 one file to the left, winning area boundaries won’t translate accordingly. The reason is the pawn on bishop file which increases drawing chances! On the left side, the boundary is analogous because in case of king positions Ka1 to Ka3 White has 1.Kb2 with double control of square c1, while in case of Kb4 White wins like in position Q-23a:



 

Winning area





GM Vlatko Kovacevic

Vlado Kovacevic is a chess grandmaster and an endgame expert. He very successfully competed on the national team. From 2000 – 2004, he acted as selector of the Croatian Men’s national team. He is also a well-known chess author.

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