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Ending #2: A Pawns ending.

Ending #2: A Pawns ending.

Oct 20, 2015, 1:34 AM 7

As in my last endgame blog just previously cited, Black loses. Another example of a pawn ending:

 This is the position:

White wins! how?

Even black promoting first loses, so, THINK BEFORE YOU LEAP!
That the player attempting to win in this way should be sure of his distances goes without saying, and it is obvious that he cannot succeed if his opponent's free Pawn goes to queen on a B file, thus commanding b6, or the square on which the mate is to be effected.

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