Weekly Endgame Study (177)

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Weekly Endgame StudyEvery week we present you an endgame study selected by IM Yochanan Afek: player, trainer, endgame study composer and writer. A week later the solution is published. Good luck solving!


Y. Afek 2008 White to play and draw



Next week the solution.




Solution last week



Below you see the position from the game Gelfand-Wang Yue, Russian Team Ch 2010. In the dropdown selector above the board you can pick the position with the rook on g1, which was the 'study' Gelfand showed to Carlsen at the Kings' Tournament in Bazna.

Game viewer by ChessTempo
"^"Weekly endgame study"^^^1278872775^1314784200^"Yochanan Afek" Goooal^"At this moment millions of soccer fans are watching the FIFA World Cup Final, played in Johannesburg, South Africa. Perhaps we can hire commentator Andrés Cantor for one of our new videos...

Several fans pointed out to us the following video on YouTube. We decided that this was the right moment to publish it: the start of the FIFA World Cup final. In the video, a commercial for insurance company Geico, we see a combination of chess and football, with a game being played and commented by the famous Spanish commentator Andrés Cantor.

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