How to use improve your calculation skill by training pawn endings – part II

A week ago I posted an article about an importance of pawn endings in improvement of calculation skill of a chess player. And today I have something like continuation of the “serie” with new example.

Would you find the right way to win the games as white?

White to move.

Pawn ending



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3 Responses to “How to use improve your calculation skill by training pawn endings – part II”

  1. John says:

    Interesting position. I see the solution but I’m not sure I would have seen it if I wasn’t
    looking for it.
    I have a question though, is this a position from a real game.
    Because if it is a study or composition, I don’t think the h2 and h3 pawns serve any purpose.

  2. Barry says:

    K-f4! Interesting problem involving gain of critical tempo.

  3. Kf4!! Kb8
    Ke4 e5
    Kd3 Kc7
    Kc4 Kb8
    Kb5 Kc7 {forced as d3 leads to kb6 and c7 mate}
    Ka6 d3
    Ka7
    and queening with check and thus gaining some critical tempis with dis interesting and excellent king maneovre}

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