Mithilesh P wins Season-II 2nd Sunday Nellore District School Children Prize Money Open Chess Tournament-2022. Mithilesh hold Samad with an edge in the tie breaker. Defending winner Shaik Samad shared points with the challenger Mithilesh in the fourth round of the event. However, Samad who faced strong players of the event had a walk over […]
Nellore district School Children shown enthusiasm in the Season-II 1st Sunday School Children Open Chess Tournament-2022 held at Roi Chess Academy, Nellore. Total 32 children from different schools have been participated in the event Defending winner Shaik Samad wins the tournament with 5 out of 5 rounds. However, kids shown interest to play 6 rounds.
Breakthrough: The pawn breakthrough is one of the most important tactical themes in pawn endings. This tactic is based on promoting a pawn to a queen that it can justify the sacrifice of several pawns. It is the best example for Pawn Breakthrough. Here the white pawns are in opponents camp in the same rank,
As we already learnt in previous topic that the protected passed pawn gives win. In this case it\’s an exceptional! White to play: 1. Kd6 Kb8 2.Kc6 Kc8 3.b7+ Kb8 4.Kb6 stalemate. White can\’t capture the a6 pawn. Black to play: 1.Kb8 Kc6 2.Kc8 b7+ 3.Kb8 Kb6 stalemate. Game is drawn. Share on facebook Share
Here Black King doesn\’t dare to capture either pawn. White to play: 1.Kb2 Kf4 2.h4 looks like a connected passers, g4 and g5 are under white\’s control. 2… Kf5 If 2… kxf3 3.h5 queening. 3.Kb2 Kg6 4.f4 Kh5 5.f5 Kh6 6.Kc3 Kg7 7,h5 Kf6 8.h6 Kf7 9. Kd4 Kg8 10.f6 Kh7 11.f7 Kxh6 12.f8=Q+ white
Outside Passed Pawn: A passed pawn which is far away from the main set of pawns is called an \’Outside Passed Pawn\’ In this example we can see that which as an extra pawn on queen wing. Actually, the position is equal but after exchanging the queen side pawns white will get an outside passer.
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:
Pawn Structures: 1. Protected Passed Pawn, 2. Connected Passed Pawn and 3.Outside Passed Pawn Today I\’m going to share about the different types of pawn structures in pawn endings. What is a Passed Pawn? A pawn that can\’t be hindered by an opponent\’s pawn on its way to the promotion square is called a \’Passed
In this position white can succeeds by playing close attention to the opposition. The reason is black is going to sacrifice the b pawn. White to play: 1.Kh4!! b3 2.cxb3 Kg6 3.Kg4 Kg6 4.Kf4 Ke6 5.Ke4 Kd6 6.Kd4 Kc6 7.Kc4 Kb6 8.Kb4 Kc6 9.Ka5 outflank wins for white (king on key square). 1.Kg3? draws 1… b3!