MP-877A

  In general, in positions with the central pawn on the 7th rank, the position of the king on the “shorter” side is unfavorable for the weaker side, since White can prevent it from approaching the pawn and prepare the removal of the bishop from the diagonal at the same time. V. Kosek’s study is […]

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MP-877B

  In general, in positions with the central pawn on the 7th rank, the position of the king on the “shorter” side is unfavorable for the weaker side, since White can prevent it from approaching the pawn and prepare the removal of the bishop from the diagonal at the same time. V. Kosek’s study is […]

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RMP-599

  In these endings, Black can avoid defeat in three basic ways. In addition to conquering the opponent’s pawn, he can save the game by pinning the bishop, and sometimes also with an unexpected stalemate combination. Pinning the bishop is effective only when the opponent’s rook is on the edge and the bishop is one […]

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