Endgame Studies: K+2P v K+P (Part 4)

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wilford-n
Dec 29, 2011, 11:25 PM |
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This is a continuation of my study of Reuben Fine's Basic Chess Endings, concluding the section on King and two Pawns vs. King and Pawn. These positions are posted without annotation or comment, so for maximal benefit it is best to follow along in the book.

No. 39b (Black to play.)

No. 39b (Corrected analyis. White to play.)

No. 39c (Black to play)

No. 40a
 
No. 40b
No. 41
No. 41a
No. 41b (Black to move)
No. 41b (White to move)
No. 41c (with corrected analysis)
No. 42
No. 43
No. 43a (Black to move)
 
No. 43a (White to move)
No. 43b (Black to move)
No. 43c
No. 43d
No. 44 (Black to move)
No. 44 (White to move)
No. 44b
No. 44c (Black to play)
No. 44c (White to play)
No. 45
No. 45a (White to move)
No. 45a (Black to move and draw, rather than lose.)
No. 45b
As Fine says in the book, "This concludes our consideration of endings with two Pawns against one." The series will continue with King and two Pawns vs. King and two Pawns.