Weekly Endgame Column #10

Averbakh 1981: White to move and win.

This week’s Endgame Column is about rook vs. pawn. In Sharp Endgames, I have dealt with positions where the White king approaches the Black king and pawn from the side – but this article will focus on positions where the White king attacks the Black pawn from behind.

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Weekly Endgame Column #8

Lund 2018: Black to move and win.

This week I shall follow up on last week’s column with a knight vs. bishop endgame with focus on the shortest diagonal in front of the pawn. I shall also present a study of my own, with solution to follow next week.

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