The Pawn Endings-3: Typical Pawn Structures: Connected Passed Pawns

We have already learnt that the pawn protected by the second pawn which is also a passed pawn is called ‘Connected Passed Pawn’. Here we can see example of Connected Passed Pawns.

Lets see this example, black has an unstoppable queening but white has connected passed pawns stopped by the black king.
White to play:
1.Kf6  Kd8 (1… h2 2.Ke7  h1=Q 3.d8=Q+  Kxc6 4.Qa8+ skewer +-) 2.Ke6  h2 3.Kd6  h1=Q 4.c7#

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