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Saturday, October 16, 2010

Endgame magic: What is the winning plan?

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Hello Everyone,

The beauty of endgames never fails to enchant you. Rather, the beauty of chess itself never fails to thrill you. So, while on the subject of endgames, here's an interesting one. Don't run the solution in the flashplayer below till you think about it for at least five minutes.

White to play and win. It's almost an illusion but if you can figure out the plan first instead of trying to calculate stuff right away, you will find the darkness (from over the solution) melt away!

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