Thursday 26 March 2009

The one and only move

A simple looking study by Hermann Mattison, but one that embodies a reasonable amount of endgame knowledge. White is trying to draw this position (a win is out of the question), and there is only 1 move that will do it. Which move would you choose and why?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

1.hxg5+ Kh5
2.g6 fxg6 (2.Kg2? Kg4)
3.f5 gxf5
4.Kg1 Kg5
5.Kf1 Kg4
6.Kg2 Kf4