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A Paradoxical Study, #2


  • 15 months ago · Quote · #2

    Sunshiny

    Keep the opposition.

    1. Kf2 Kf4 2. Re1 Ke4 3. Kxe2

    2...Kg4 3. Kxg2

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #3

    chessgdt

    SupremeOverlord wrote:

    looks drawish

    1. Kx Ke4 2. Kf2 Kd3 3. Rx

    Instead of 3. Rxc2, why not Ke1?

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #4

    LoveYouSoMuch

    ahah, i know this one (was made by Reti iirc), it's pretty amazing. hope you continue to post these~

    spoiler: white can force a way to capture one of the last two pawns with check.

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #5

    Sunshiny

    1. Kf2 Ke4 2. Kxe2 Kd4 3. Rg1 Kc3 4. Re1 Kb2 5. Kd2

    3...Kd4 4. Re1

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #7

    ViktorHNielsen

    adypady02 wrote:

    1.Kxg2 Ke4 2.Kf2 Kd3 3.Ke1 doesn't White win?

    It does. But looking closer, you notice that it would be a draw if white had the move, and the e-pawn is useless.

    But 1. Kxg2 Ke4 2. Kf2 e1=Q+ 3. Kxe1 Kd3 is zugzwang and (dead) draw.




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