Endgames: Q v P (a/h)

cubefactor
cubefactor
Jul 15, 2012, 12:16 PM |
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I'm not particularly good at Endgames, but now is as good a time as any to lock down some fundamentals.  The following occured in practice against a friend:

White didn't win this one, but they should have.  It is winning for white if the King is both inside the winning zone and has the move.  Some examples:

 

This is an example from Fundamental Chess Endings that I enjoyed: