Try this!

Apr 4, 2016, 6:22 PM |


Rook and Pawn endings are simple positions that are at times just diabolical in their complexity.  This one is a beauty.  See what you can do with this one.

Okay.  Here it is.  From this position, Black to move, you have what I call a node.  This one is quite intense because it goes on for four moves.  What I mean is this.  For four moves, Black has one and only one move that wins.    Can you do this?    


Now, you might think I'm being incomplete by not explaining why all other moves draw.  You are right.  If you can't or won't figure out why the incorrect moves draw, that's your problem, not mine.  Work it out.  You might learn something.