December 05, 2009 20:39

Weekly Endgame Study (146)

Weekly Endgame StudyEvery week (this one with some delay unfortunately) we present you an endgame study selected by IM Yochanan Afek: player, trainer, endgame study composer and writer. A week later the solution is published. Good luck solving!

V. Kalashnikov

White to play and draw

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V. Kozirev

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Willem's picture

In that case white wins due to his material advantage.

jmd85146's picture

i think it is a little weird that 5...Qxg2, allowing mate in one, is part of the solution. 5...Qc5 at least prevents 6.Bc4#...
(or am I missing something here)

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