P-147

  A rare case of defence by stalemate in which the weaker side “stalemates” the stronger side, was elaborated by K. Ebersz in 1941. The black king is much nearer the pawns and it seems as if they will fall easily. However, White to move draws due to a hidden possibility affording him sufficient counter-play. […]

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P-107A

  Black also draws with the pawn on f6 if in analogous position White’s potential passed pawn is on the g-file. The game Anastasian – Ye, Chess Olympiad, Elista 1998, corroborates this conclusion. The position is drawn whoever has the move. The reason is that White lacks sufficient manoeuvring room on the side of his […]

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