Chess.com's Weekly Study: January 1st 2017

DailyFun

We will be posting a Weekly Study, courtesy of Yochanan Afek, Grandmaster for composing endgame studies. These challenging positions are designed to stimulate (and improve upon!) your creativity, depth of calculation, pattern recognition and pure imagination.

P. Benko, 1990

Enjoy! 

AmexMooJinLiang

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Arisktotle

Good and instructional! One variation deserves an extra move: 5. Rd5? g6 6. Rd3 Kh6 7. Kf6 Kh7 8. Rd7+ Kg8! (Kh6? Rxd2! or Kh8? Kxg6! wins) and white can only repeat.

ewb02

Very good puzzle.