An endgame technique to avoid chess calculation

An endgame technique to avoid chess calculation

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May 25, 2014, 9:11 AM |
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An important question that often comes about in an endgame is "Can the king catch the pawn?". We can calculate this by counting the number of moves it'll take each player, or visualizing the moves of each player. This video however illustrates a simple technique that is fast, efficient, foolproof, and requires no calculation.

http://youtu.be/iPiBc2HWxqk