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Those fascinating pawns

achja
Jun 20, 2016, 9:42 AM 1

Pawn endgames can be very tricky. One mistake can be the difference between a half or a full point.

There is much beauty in pawn endgames though.

Here is a puzzle for you to try, black to move :

Here is also the full game, where black overlooked the puzzle solution :

This game was mentioned in a book by Ger van Perlo that I am reading.
Chess games and info about van Perlo :
http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessplayer?pid=105356
https://www.newinchess.com/Ger_Van_Perlo-pa-996.html
Game source of the puzzle : http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1136429

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