RMP-584

  In similar positions, it is much easier to win if the edge pawn didn’t cross the sixth rank. We see an instructive example of the realization of the advantage in the following position, which occurred with reversed colors in the game Tarrasch-Capablanca, St. Petersburg 1914.  ...


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RMP-581

  3.4. Rook and Bishop against Rook, with pawns The presence of pawns in these endgames fundamentally changes the balance of power. The weaker side, with the help of pawn (s), usually easily eliminates mating threats, while the stronger side, with the help of pawn (s), achieves its offensive goals much more easily. We will...


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RMP-531

  The winning chances are higher when, in a similar position, the knight defends the pawn from behind because there is a possibility of its sacrifice to enable the pawn promotion. If the pawn has not moved too far, then Black again easily draws with a simultaneous attack with his king on the enemy pawn...


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RMP-317

  c) Doubled Pawns In endgames with doubled pawns, the chances of Black to win are minimal, and they only appear when the pawns are far advanced and the opposing king does not manage to stand in front of them. Then, with the advance of a more advanced pawn, a rook can be won, but...


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