RMP-43

  Let’s prove that Averbakh’s conclusion from the previous example can apply for all cases with the rook pawn and black knight in front of it. Black loses as he cannot connect his pieces. Relatively simple is the position with pawn on a4 (V. Kovačević 2004.)  

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RMP-35

  2.1.3. Rook against a knight and a pawn Ususally these positions end in a draw after black gives up a pawn and enters some standard draw position. But in special cases, where the knight is cut off from his king or there are some mating threats, winning is possible. We will see a simple […]

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P-52

  As we saw in diagram 49, the restriction of the activity of the enemy king may also be a decisive motif in endings with passed pawns. In the following study by N. Grigoriev, 1929, White wins by exploiting the afore-mentioned motif. White must get out of the way of his own pawn whilst remaining […]

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