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By Artur Yusupov

A ebook for chess avid gamers who are looking to construct their talents on good foundations. Yusupov publications the reader in the direction of a better point of chess figuring out utilizing rigorously chosen positions and recommendation. This new realizing is then validated through a sequence of puzzles. Artur Yusupov was once ranked No. three on this planet from 1986 to 1992, simply in the back of the mythical Karpov and Kasparov. He has gained every little thing there's to win in chess with the exception of the realm Championship. in recent times he has often labored as a chess coach with gamers starting from present global Champion Anand to neighborhood amateurs in Germany, the place he is living.

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Hence the rook stays on the back rank, where of course it fulfils the important duty of preventing mate. Ra3 2 Rb1 Ra2 3 Rb3+ 36 Rook and Pawn vs Rook In fact Black isn't threatening anything anyhow, so if he wants White could also sit tight, for example 3 Rc1 Rh2+ 4 Kg1 Rg2+ 5 Kh1 and Black can do nothing to make progress. Kf5 The black king has nowhere to hide.  Alas, that enables White to adhere to the golden rule (not that this is a remotely critical situation). 7 Rh4 Yes, it's 'rook behind passed pawn' time and now this one is doomed.

Lucena and building bridges! Kd7 2 Re4! ). , but at least with the text Black sets a trap. Rf2+ 6 Kg5 Rg2+ 7 Rg4 – on the fourth rank the rook is available to block checks. 6 Re6+!  7 Re6+ Kd7), the white king finds itself overworked. ).  is the same.  Rg1 8 Rg5 Rf1+ 9 Ke5 and White wins – promotion is imminent. Example 34 Diagram 27 (W) Diagram 28 (B) One move wins Slowly but surely (Diagram 27) 1 Rd1! A powerful move, cutting off the black king. Now Black can do nothing to prevent White reaching a similar position to the one studied in Example 32.

Fortunately for White, a neat trick ensures victory.  Kc5 8 Rc6+! Rxa7.  Kb6 12 a8Q. 9 Ra6 Rh8+ 10 Kc7 Rh7+ 11 Kb6 Rh6+ 12 Kb5 and Black can do nothing to prevent White from queening. ' It's true that this second section of the chapter is mainly focusing on situations in which the attacking king is up with the pawn, but it is worth an example to respond to this query.  It's all about the relative position of the monarchs.  However... TIP: Don't swap off rooks unless you are certain about the outcome of the resulting king and pawn ending.

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