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Subject: Re: Test Position = Study by David Przepiorka [Vorwärts, 1910]

Author: Darren Rushton

Date: 13:52:25 02/05/04

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On February 05, 2004 at 16:38:37, George Tsavdaris wrote:

>On February 05, 2004 at 15:52:53, Will Singleton wrote:
>>On February 05, 2004 at 15:49:09, George Tsavdaris wrote:
>>>On February 05, 2004 at 15:07:27, José Antônio Fabiano Mendes wrote:
>>>>  Study by David Przepiorka [Vorwärts, 1910]   vorwärts ==> onward/forward/ahead
>>>>  [D]R5n1/4n2p/4K2P/2k3P1/1p6/8/8/8 w
>>>>  The only winning move is 1. Rb8 then 1...Kc4 2. Rxg8 Nxg8 3. g6 b3 4. gxh7 b2
>>>>  5. hxg8=Q b1=Q 6. h7 Qe4+ 7. K moves, discovered check and White wins. Now we
>>>>  understand the purpose of 1. Rb8, White King moves with check.
>>>>  Source ==> "Ajedrez", Editorial Sopena Argentina, April 1978, page 191
>>>Well i think the immediate 1.Rxg8 is winning too (more easily according to
>>I don't think that wins, as black can queen and get a perpetual (I think).  My
>>question is, after Rb8, how does white win after Nxh6?
>Can you find an improvement for black in this line:
>1.Rxg8 Nxg8 2.g6 hxg6 3.h7 Nh6 4.h8Q Nf5 5.Ke5 b3 6.Qc8+ Kb4 7.Qc1 with a clear
>If instead 2...b3 3.gxh7 b2 4.hxg8Q b1Q  and a tablebase mate in 37 for white
>with 5.Qc8+

Disagree; after 2.g6 hxg6?? loses immediately, black plays Ne7 instead.
Strongest is:
1.g6 Nxg6 2.Rc8+ Kd4 3.Rxg8 Ne5 4.Rg7 Ke4 5.Rb7 Nd3

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