Mined Squares
Mined Squares Position

Mined Squares

Michel2426
FM Michel2426
Aug 28, 2018, 12:12 PM |
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Hello my chess friends. In this post we are going to study the Mined Squares Endgame. I have seen some people asking about this, and also I have noticed there is not too much documentation about it, so, I thought it would be a good idea to write what I know about this.

We have mined squares when in kings and pawns endings, both kings need to avoid some particular square, because if they go there they lose a pawn. This is going to be very clear in this diagram. 

Example 1

And the next is a much more complicated and instructive ending.

Example 2

I won’t give you any hint so you can try to find the answer, but you can see the solution clicking on the question mark under the diagram and it’s all explained in the video.

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