The marvelous Power of doubled Passed pawns

Aug 31, 2010, 3:20 AM |

When you look at the following position and compare it with the title of this article:

 You might ask yourself; "Where are the doubled passed pawns? I only see doubled pawns! Where is the their power ?"

1) Transformation of doubled pawns into doubled passers


2. The counter

White was in trouble and couldn`t get out of it by "normal" means! But he found a surprising counter:

4. Rxb6

 The idea is clear. After axb6 the knight would control the passers by Nc1 and Nd3. Is Black lost?

3. The marvelous power of the (doubled) passed pawns