zugzwang in my game

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1


    this was the final position in a recent game i played. it's white to move and after a long endgame i managed to create this position where i played black. although the material is almost equal (i am 1 pawn up) there is nothing white can do to avoid losing the knight in the next few moves along with several pawns and the game soon.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2



  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3


    The material is not "almost equal". Being a pawn up in a minor piece endgame is usally a decisive advantage.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #4


    material was equal about 8 moves before this

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