MP-877B

  In general, in positions with the central pawn on the 7th rank, the position of the king on the “shorter” side is unfavorable for the weaker side, since White can prevent it from approaching the pawn and prepare the removal of the bishop from the diagonal at the same time. V. Kosek’s study is […]

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RMP-207

  In positions with more pawns, the basic problem is how to pull the rook behind the opponent’s pawns. A very nice example of opening a new file and winning a key pawn with the help of zugzwang can be seen in the game Matanović-Larsen, Interzone tournament in Portoroz 1958.  

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