RMP-478

  When only Black has a passed pawn, the outcome of the fight is primarily determined by its distance from the promotion square and the quality of the support for its advance. If the white king cannot be placed in front of it, Black usually wins. We see an interesting situation with a close passed...


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Q-229

  With pawns on the same wing, victory can be achieved in three basic cases: the poor position of the enemy king, the inferior pawn structure of the opponent, and when it is possible to penetrate the king among the enemy pawn. An interesting mate image was created in the game Pavlovic- Miroshnicenko, Kragujevac 2009....


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R-676

  Endings with connected pawns from e- to g-file against pawns on the f- and h-files are of great practical importance. They usually arise from endings with four against three pawns on the same wing. Regarding defense, also in these positions, for Black the best is the setup with pawns on f7 and h6 and...


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B-748

  When supported by the king a potential outside passed pawn may be very strong- especially when it can deflect the enemy king from defence of its vulnerable pawns. A curious case where a potential passed pawn is stronger than a protected passed pawn is shown in a study by Y. Averbakh published in 1956....


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