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Daily Chess Improvement: King & Pawn Endgame!

White is up a pawn in a King and Pawn endgame. Is this a win, draw, or loss for white?

White to move!

Draw 1.Kf4! Kxc3 2.Kf5!! Kd3 3.Ke5 Kc4

*1.Kf4 Kxc3 2.Kf5 Kd3 3.Ke5 Kc4

Its a trébuchet(French word0

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*Win for black

  1. Kd2 Kb5
  2. Kd3 Kc6
  3. Ke3 Kd6
  4. Kf4 Ke6
  5. Kg5 Ke7
  6. Kf5 Kd6
  7. Kf6 Kd7
  8. Ke5 Kc6
  9. Ke6 Kb5
  10. Kxd5
    It's a winning position for white.

The inability of the black king to access b4 is deadly to black.

Alena, I left comments to your solutions to the three problems.

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