P-109

  White also wins in an analogous position ( I. Berger’s study, 1890 ) with White’s pawn at g2. The win is relatively simple. In this position White wins whoever has the move! If it is Black’s turn, 1…f5+ 2.Kd4 Kd6 does not work due to the reserve tempo 3.g3, while all other attempts are...


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P-108

  The position is won if the white potential passed pawn has not yet reached the fourth rank. In a study by I. Berger (1890), Black to move draws outright with 1..f5+ 2.Kd4 Kd6 since White lacks a reserve pawn move to regain the opposition and occupy the fifth rank. White to move wins due...


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