2/4/2011 - Instructional Drawing Technique


  • 5 years ago · Quote · #101

    xray

    real nice and thanks to MatthiasGu for his explanation....

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #102

    Valderino

    Joseph-S wrote:

     


    Ahh, I see.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #103

    K-Lite

    There is no way id let that end in a draw if i had two pawns and a bishop left. The bishop cant cover the corner but i can bring my king into play and advance a pawn.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #104

    Erik2

    very nice!

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #105

    Erik2

    How is it dumb?

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #106

    gwynblade

    K-Lite wrote:

    There is no way id let that end in a draw if i had two pawns and a bishop left. The bishop cant cover the corner but i can bring my king into play and advance a pawn.


     if you bring your king in game you will lock his king on h1 square. This is stalemate. It's draw. You can have 4 pawn on h square. If white king keeps control under h1 square and your bishop is white-square it's draw without any options. Whatever you do enemy's king keeps going back and forth h1-g2 till you lock him in h1 square.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #107

    MrKask

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  • 5 years ago · Quote · #108

    K4sp4rov9

    Wow! This is a really good example of a draw. Nice!

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #109

    ericthefish

    rooperi wrote:

    It is a draw, ask nim86 to explain it to you, since he solved it in seconds.


     like it!  a small dagger against the "first" morons

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #110

    Agent-Carlos-1470

    FridayGift wrote:

    but in this case, does it really count as DRAW ?

    two pawns and a Bishop against white king, this is something like suiside !


    Black wuold need a light squaresd bishop to queen a pawn. White can keep his king there keeping the black king away. It is a draw

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #111

    LTIUAFO

    asinine! Give up a bishop and all hope for even a DRAW!!

     

    D U M B!------->Unless you have a better explanation, in which case WHY WASN'T IT SHOWN IN THE FIRST PLACE!!!!!!

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #112

    h777

    Nice

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #113

    BoolyaB

    not that anybody noticed  but-- I AM THE MAN

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #114

    Gil-Gandel

    LTIUAFO wrote:

    asinine! Give up a bishop and all hope for even a DRAW!!

     

    D U M B!------->Unless you have a better explanation, in which case WHY WASN'T IT SHOWN IN THE FIRST PLACE!!!!!!


    Idiot. Have you even read the thread? With the wrong Bishop, Black can't keep White's King from oscillating between g2 and h1 except by stalemating him - it's an easy draw for anyone who knows a thing about ending theory.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #115

    chessgdt

    I also read about it in the endgame course.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #116

    Porlasco

    Uhmm...can someone please tell me what the heck was the point of that?!?

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #117

    Gil-Gandel

    Porlasco wrote:

    Uhmm...can someone please tell me what the heck was the point of that?!?


    RTFthread

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #118

    leonelcm

    Really so very instructive, thanx for sharing...

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #119

    mburke

    Nice one. Always enjoy a good endgame puzzle.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #120

    October_sky

    Great puzzle. Easy, but still great!! :)


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