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In this position, which is superficially similar to the above, White to play cannot win because there is no by-pass. White does win if he takes the opposition with his king on the fourth rank, but he cannot force this from the diagram. The critical position anses after 1 & d2 & d7 2 & d3 and now Black must take care. 2 S c6 3 & c4 and 2 ' 'd6 3 & d4 allow White to gain the 'close' opposition, and in addition Black's king must also be ready to stop White lunging for the a-pawn. It...

John Nunn

A Chess Olympic Gold Medal winner explains The Tree of Analysis revisited 7 When the tactics have to work 28 'Inviting everyone to the party' 98 Chess is more than counting 122 Common endings without Pawns 155 Rook and minor piece v s Rook 158 This book is aimed at players who aic primarily interested in improving their results. If you arc prepared to lose nine games in order to score one brilliant victory, then it is probably not for you. However, most players are motivated at least partly by...