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You're right, it is impossible!
Hi everyone! This is my first forum post, so I hope you guys like it! Once again, the position here seems dire... how can White save the game? I assure you, it IS possible... have fun!
A famous Reti study.
This is the famous Richard Reti geometrical study. There's also the line 2...h3 3.Ke6! h2 4.c7 etc.
I still say it's not possible.
Andy if you play Blacks how you win?
You guys really need to develop your sense of fun a bit more...
Talking about sence of humor.
I have this weird idea that your name is a composition of Andy Kaufman and Tony Clifton.
I suspect that you're one of the few chessplayers to have gotten it...
Nice puzzle. Thank you for sharing!
This is my first post, so just like to say I love this site!
I came across this study while going through Fundamental Chess Endings. This study demonstrates the concept of board geometry (approaching the black pawn, not through a straight line) and threatening to support whites c-pawn. Very nice indeed!
If you enjoyed this puzzle try the following (also ends in draw):
Nice one! Who composed it?
Hey nimzo, you still exist! Howdy.
wait is white trying to draw????
Yeah - white's trying to draw. This position illustrates that a king can move diagonally just as quickly as in a straight line, thus covering a longer distance. Here's another interesting puzzle I found.
The composer is de Feijter (1939, ECE 125) and yes, white to draw
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