We may easily deduce that in knight endings of four against three pawns on the same wing the prospects of the weaker side to save the game will be considerably better. However, many authorities on the matter – R. Fine, L. Portisch and Y. Averbakh, as well as the “Encyclopaedia” generally erroneously consider the […]

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  A protected passed pawn on the sixth rank generally assures an easy win. Due to the proximity of the edge of the board Black has stalemate motifs so White’s goal will not be the direct capture of the black pawn. He will win the quickest by sacrificing a pawn and transposing into the won […]

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