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Pawn Mass Miracle

Shigeru, one of my students from Japan just posted one of his games with the title: Narrow escape. 

He made mistakes and the opponent got a big advantage and captured all of his pieces, but then he put his hopes to the four pawns on the kingside and with the help of the king they went to reach the other king.

His opponent got a new queen, but he just moved up his king and the pawns.

The opponent should take care for the little pawns, but he decided to get his 2nd queen Smile

Look what happened then!

This became the moment for the small people. Can you find the best move for black?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What can we learn from this game?

We should always look what is the threat of the opponent, no matter how big is our advantage.

Fight until the last moment and use the 2 key ideas of the endgames:

1.Use your king as an attacker and

2.push your pawns to get a queen or what happened in this special example, give a checkmate for the opponent! Smile 

Thank you for your attention.

Comments


  • 23 months ago

    rustyj

    sublime finish. 

  • 23 months ago

    IM attilaturzo

    Thank you Chris :)

  • 23 months ago

    IM attilaturzo

    The_Chess_Agent this was an irregular opening 1.e3. Shigeru tried to go to a queens pawn opening but white did not play d4.

  • 23 months ago

    Wolfemonster

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!%#.... best game I have seen in a very long time

  • 23 months ago

    gigiatsu

    Don't feel the opening is a problem: to win with four pawn against a Rock and two Queens is Circus



  • 23 months ago

    Noreaster

    Good stuff coach

  • 23 months ago

    The_Chess_Agent

    What opening did shigeru use?

  • 23 months ago

    gigiatsu

    Ciao Attila it seems that Shigeru is a better student than me. Like a samuray: the war is never finished...

    gigi

  • 23 months ago

    PJAJ4321

    actually - very narrow escape!

  • 23 months ago

    Rasparovov

    lol 

  • 23 months ago

    crazyoldguy

    Very interesting and helpfull. Thanks for this excelent blog.

  • 23 months ago

    Rapter_Michael

    Easy and cool game

  • 23 months ago

    baz-30

    very nice indeed

  • 23 months ago

    enzoboxer

    Wow! Amazing game Attila. Well done @vinemule for pushing those pawns,

  • 23 months ago

    nlpmaster

    Thank you very much my teacher for this important information:)

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