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P-65

  A far more complex is a case with blockaded rook’s pawns since the sacrifice of the passed pawn is not possible. This very instructive ending was first seen in the game Fahrni – Alapin. Since Black cannot access the c7-square due to Kc5, he is limited to alternating between d8 and c8, as a […]

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P-61

  Even more complicated is a case with a passed pawn on the rook’s file; the win is possible only if the passed pawn is still on its initial position. A very instructive example illustrating this point is a study by H. Walker, published in 1841. White to move wins. His task is made more […]

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