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RMP-364

  Black is lost if his king is cut off along the c-file! The following position is the mirror image of the endgame which was played, although with opposite colours, in a famous Rubinstein – Salwe game ( Prag, 1909 ) . Rubinstein, one of the biggest experts in the theory of endgames at the […]

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RMP-363

  When the black pawn is fixed on the fifth rank, the situation for White is much more unfavourable for two important reasons. The first is that after the exchange of the bishop and the pawn, one more tempo is needed to occupy the crucial b7 square and to prevent the lifesaving Kc8. This is […]

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B-530A

  Let us take a look now at another critical position with the black king outside the safe zone. This position with the black king in the centre was elaborated in great detail by V. Rauzer, 1928. White wins whoever has the move! When White has the move, the path to victory is much simpler […]

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