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Monday, August 1, 2011

Endgame Strategy 15

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Black to Play


1... Rd2 (1... c2 2. Raa1 Rb4 (2... Rcb8 3. Rac1 Rb1
4. Kh2 f5 5. exf5 gxf5 6. Kg3 Kf7 7. f3 R8b5 8. Kf2) 3. f3 (3. Rac1 Rd4 4. Kf1 f5 ) 3... Rd4 4. Kh2
Rd2 5. Rec1 (5. Rac1 Rc4 (5... Rc3 6. Kg3 f5 7. exf5 gxf5 8. Kf4) 6. Kg3 f5 7.h4 Kf7 8. Kh3 fxe4 9. fxe4 Kf6 ) 5... Rc4 (5... Rc3 6. Kg3 Kh7 7. Ra2 Kh68. Ra6 Rd1 9. Rc6 Rxf3+ 10. Kxf3 Rxc1 11. Ke3 Re1+ 12. Kd2 c1=Q+ 13. Rxc1Rxc1 14. Kxc1 Kg5 15. g3 f5) 6. Kg3 Kh7 (6... f5 7. Ra6 Kf7 8. Kf4 (
8. Rc6 Rxc6 9. dxc6 Ke8 $1 10. exf5 gxf5 11. Kf4 Re2 $19) 8... Rd1 9. Raa1 Rxd510. Rxc2 g5+ 11. Kg3 Rxc2 12. exd5 Rd2 $17) 7. Ra2 f5 $1 (7... Kh6 $2 8. Ra6 Rd1 9. Rc6 Rxe4 (9... Rxc6 10. dxc6 Rxc1 11. c7 Rd1 12. c8=Q c1=Q 13. Qh8+ Kg5 14. Qh4# {#}) 10. R1xc2 Re5) 8. Ra6 Rd1 9. Raa1 Rcd4 10. Kf4 fxe4 11.fxe4 R4d3 12. h4 R1d2 13. g4 Rf2+ 14. Kg5 Re2 15. Kf4 g5+ 16. Kxg5 Rxe4 17. h5 Rxd5+ 18. Kh4 Rd2 ) 2. Rc6 Rxc6 3. dxc6 Rd4 4. Rc1 Rc4 5. Kf1 Rxc6
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