28. Apr, 2021

Pawn promotion #2

It cannot be too greatly emphasised that the most important role in pawn endings is played by the king - Siegbert Tarrasch (1862-1934)

Endgames are often cat & mouse pursuits. Sometimes a winning move can be quite subtle.

* Black is aiming to promote his pawn on b3.
      What is his best move here ?

Study these 5 positions from tournament games involving pawn promotion:

           Positions       Play 

* Source: Learn Chess Tactics - John Nunn