When in a similar position the king of the weaker side has not managed to get in front of the pawn and his bishop is not on the saving longer defensive diagonal, the stronger side wins, as a rule, by the promotion of the pawn into the queen. However, if the white bishop is […]

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  In non-rim pawn endings the weaker side’s chances for rescue are much smaller, except in cases when the pawn and the king had already arrived on the seventh rank. Namely, the winning plan examined in example 10 will not be efficient in positions with non-rim pawns because Black will easily defend himself through the […]

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