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Ahh, I see.
There is no way id let that end in a draw if i had two pawns and a bishop left. The bishop cant cover the corner but i can bring my king into play and advance a pawn.
How is it dumb?
if you bring your king in game you will lock his king on h1 square. This is stalemate. It's draw. You can have 4 pawn on h square. If white king keeps control under h1 square and your bishop is white-square it's draw without any options. Whatever you do enemy's king keeps going back and forth h1-g2 till you lock him in h1 square.
Wow! This is a really good example of a draw. Nice!
It is a draw, ask nim86 to explain it to you, since he solved it in seconds.
like it! a small dagger against the "first" morons
but in this case, does it really count as DRAW ?
two pawns and a Bishop against white king, this is something like suiside !
Black wuold need a light squaresd bishop to queen a pawn. White can keep his king there keeping the black king away. It is a draw
asinine! Give up a bishop and all hope for even a DRAW!!
D U M B!------->Unless you have a better explanation, in which case WHY WASN'T IT SHOWN IN THE FIRST PLACE!!!!!!
not that anybody noticed but-- I AM THE MAN
Idiot. Have you even read the thread? With the wrong Bishop, Black can't keep White's King from oscillating between g2 and h1 except by stalemating him - it's an easy draw for anyone who knows a thing about ending theory.
I also read about it in the endgame course.
Uhmm...can someone please tell me what the heck was the point of that?!?
Really so very instructive, thanx for sharing...
Nice one. Always enjoy a good endgame puzzle.
Great puzzle. Easy, but still great!! :)
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