This is a must know ending. Can you describe white's winning method?
8/2p5/8/8/8/8/k6P/4K3 w - - 0 1
1.Kd2 Kb22.Kd3 Kb33.Kd4 Kb44.h4 c65.h5 c5+6.Ke3 c47.h6 c38.h7 c29.Kd2 c1=Q+10.Kxc1It's a winning position for white
Alena, why would black simply waste a tempo with 4. ....c6?
1.Kd2 Kb22.Kd3 Kb33.Kd4 Kb44.h4 c5+5.Ke3 c46.Kd2 Kb37.Kc1It's doesn't matter c6 or c5 for me because I know how to win this position.
It should matter to you, Alena, even if black can't force a draw with either move. Let me ask you this- if you were on the black side of this problem in a game, which move would you play at move 4? Surely you don't resign the position every time you know your opponent already has a winning position.
Of course c5+.
There are some really nice zugzwang motifs inside this chess problem in both the main line and the variations.
White has a strong attack but is there a win?
You should be able to spot the tactic motif in 5-10 seconds.
This is from a real chess game of chess master Kucuksari
2018 Summer Chess Classic is a 10-player round-robin tournament taking place from 15-23 May at STL Chess Club
Precise tactic execution is required
This is a very famous chess position from 1869
I created this puzzle for the 2017 SPFNO
White has a strong attack but is it enough?
what if you do 1. Qb1?? and your opponent does ..c1=Q!! then white is screwed.
For me, this is Rambo Attack Tactic [ 1) R5e8+!! Kh7 2) Qxd2! R8xd2 3) Rexa8 ~ Black resigned 1-0 ]