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Drawn win?


  • 18 months ago · Quote · #1

    jhshi

    I was playing against a friend of mine in my school's chess club today, and that friend happened to have a USCF rating almost 300 points higher than mine (neither of us have very high ratings, mine is 873) but rating was irrelevant since it was a casual game.

    I went into the endgame up a pawn and I think I should've had an easy win, but my opponent ended up with a (thankfully) wrong-colored bishop with an h-pawn after I blundered away all my pawns, so the game ended in a draw. I'd like to know if I could've won.

    I don't remember the exact position, but it was something like this:

  • 18 months ago · Quote · #2

    GenghisCant

    Luke's right. This is a win for white.

  • 18 months ago · Quote · #4

    jhshi

    I actually played Bxa6. Did that just lead to a quicker draw?

  • 18 months ago · Quote · #5

    VULPES_VULPES

    jhshi wrote:

    I actually played Bxa6. Did that just lead to a quicker draw?

    I could see it going to a draw if both sides play right. One bad move from black and white wins.

  • 18 months ago · Quote · #6

    jhshi

    Well, I also blundered away all my pawns and it ended up like this:


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