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K+Q Vs K+Q

  • #1

    I've been trying to google if both sides with king and queen vs king and queen play correct is it always a draw? Is there any forced checkmate possible other than the other player makes a bad move with the queen? I cannt find anything on it and i see this situation a lot.

  • #2

    Pawnless it's a draw.  With one pawn it depends (sometimes a win, sometimes a draw) and in some cases best play is very difficult.

  • #3

    In some very rare cases it's a win. They usually happen after a K+Q vs K+pawn on the 7th endgame. For instance :


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