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My opponent resigned, and I think I could have pulled off a win by advancing my pawns, but could you guys give me an endgame analysis on this? Much appreciated!
@ your ending comment:Well you can first get your king into the area of action and then work to generate two more passed pawns by advancing your two majorities... after you do all that if you're still unsure how to win you can post something about it :p
And by the way, move 30 by white looks pretty reasonable... bringing the king to the center. The check is meaningless (the king was headed toward the passed pawn in any case), and he couldn't have defended the pawn anyway. (well, ok, 30.Rf1 defends, but is both tactically and positionally suicidal).
Yes, you should be doing here what you should be doing in every endgame you will ever play. Centralize your king!!
I managed to find the winning idea. It involves sacrificing the rook:
By allowing the knight capture your passed pawn becomes unstoppable.
Yereslov, unfortunately your board isn't showing up for me :-(
Instead of worrying about the rook, take the bishop. Let him take your knight.
After he takes the rook, play Bd5, and then follow it up with c2. He will be forced to sacrifice his rook, since the knight can't make it in time.
It looks absurd, but there is nothing he can do to save the game.
(well, ok, 30.Rf1 defends, but is both tactically and positionally suicidal).
30... Rxf2 wins (or are you implying that with the "tactically" remark?).
32... Be3 would win.
edit:(Oh I see your point, you lose the pawn anyway lol).
8/21/2014 - Movsesian vs A.Korobov, Moscow, 2004
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