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MatPlus.Net Forum Endgame studies Pawn studies (2003-2008, no originals)
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(1) Posted by Siegfried Hornecker [Saturday, Mar 22, 2008 18:42]; edited by Siegfried Hornecker [08-03-22]

Pawn studies (2003-2008, no originals)

Since Zinar tourney is running, it'd be nice if everyone could show his pawn studies published from 2003 until now. No originals, please! The other ones should be in Harold's database. I think, I hold the record with 15 pawn studies from 2004 to 2008.

(= 4+4 )

June 2004, Europa Rochade, wtm
1.f6 Kg8 2.Ke8!! g4 3.fxg4 e4 4.g5 e3 5.g6 e2 6.gxf7+ Kh7 7.f8Q e1Q+ 8.Qe7+ wins

(= 5+4 )

August 2005, Suomen Tehtäväniekat, win (refuted)
1.Kd5! Kf4 2.Kc4!! h5 3.Kd3 Kg3 4.Ke2 Kg2 5.a4 h4 6.a5 h3 7.a6 h2 8.a7 wins
Refutation: 3...Ke5!!

(= 4+4 )

Internet, July 25th 2005, draw
1.Kg3 a5! 2.b5! Ke6 3.Kf4 Kd6 4.b6!! Kc5 5.Ke5 Kxb6 6.Kd6 draws

(= 2+1 )

Internet, July 25th 2005, win
1.h3! Kf3 2.Kg5! Kg3 3.h4 wins

(= 4+4 )

Nona JT 2005, 8th hm, win
1.Ke7!! Kg7 2.Ke6!! g4 3.fxg4 e4 4.g5 e3 5.h6+! Kh7 6.g6+! Kxh6 7.Kf7! e2 8.g7 e1Q 9.g8Q wins

(= 2+5 )

StrateGems, June 2005, commendation, win
1.a8Q c1S!! 2.Qh8
2...e5! 3.Qxe5 Sd3 4.Qf6!! g2 5.Kb3! g1Q 6.Qa6+ Kb1 7.Qxd3+! Ka1 8.Qa6+ Kb1 9.Qa2+ Kc1 10.Qxb2+ Kd1 11.Qa1+/Qb1+ Ke2 12.Qxg1 wins
2...Sd3 3.Kb3 e5! 4.Qa8+ Kb1 5.Qe4! Ka1 6.Qa4+ Kb1 7.Qc4!! Sc1+ 8.Ka3 Ka1 9.Qc3 or 9.Qc2 wins

(= 2+3 )

Buletin Problemistic, June 2005, draw
1.Kb2!! Kb6 2.Kc2!! Kc6 3.Kd2!! Kd6 4.Ke2!! Ke6 5.Kf3!! Ke5 6.Ke3 Kf6 7.Kf4 Kg6 8.g5!
8...f5 9.gxf6 e.p.! draws
8...h5 9.gxh6 e.p.! Kxh6 10.Kf5 Kg7 11.Kg5! draws

(= 2+3 )

Die Schwalbe, February 2006, draw
1.Ka4!! d5 2.b4 d4 3.Kb3 Kf4 4.Kc2!! Ke3 5.Kd1! g5 6.b5 g4 7.b6 g3 8.b7 g2 9.b8Q g1Q+ 10.Kc3 d3+ 11.Kb2! draws

(= 2+3 )

Die Schwalbe, February 2006, draw
1.Kc5! Ke6 2.b4 f5 3.b5 Ke7! 4.Kd5! d6 5.Kc6! f4 6.b6 f3 7.b7 f2 8.b8Q f1Q draws

(= 2+2 )

Internet, September 24th 2006, win
1.Kh4!! Kb6 2.g4 Kc7 3.g5 Kd6 4.Kh5! Ke7 5.Kh6! d5 6.g6 d4 7.g7 Kf7 8.Kh7 wins

(= 2+3 )

Internet, September 24th 2006, win
1.Kh4!! and continue like above

(= 6+8 )

1st theme tourney of Mat Plus, honoring mention, draw, btm
1...f2! 2.hxg7! f1Q 3.g8Q a1Q+ 4.g7 Qxf7 5.Qxf7+ Kxf7 stalemate

(= 2+3 )

Mat Plus, Summer 2007, draw
1.Ke2! Kg6 2.Kf3! h5 3.g3! Kf6 4.Kf2! Ke6 5.Ke2! Kd6 6.Kd2! Kc5 7.Ke3! Kd5 8.Kd3! Ke5 9.Ke3 Kf5 10.Kf3 Kf6! 11.Kf2! Ke5 12.Ke3 g4 13.Kd3! Kf5 14.Ke3 Kg5 15.Kf2 h4 16.gxh4+ Kxh4 17.Kg2 g3 18.Kg1 Kh3 19.Kh1 g2+ 20.Kg1 Kg3 stalemate

(= 2+3 )

EG, July 2007 [version], draw, btm
1...Kg8 2.Ke2 Kf7 3.Kf3 Kg6 4.Kg4 Kf6 5.Kf4 Ke6 6.Ke4 Kf6 7.Kf4 Kg6 8.Kg4 h6 9.h3 Kf6 10.Kf4 g6 11.h4 Ke6 12.Ke4 Kd6 13.Kd4 Kd7 14.Kd3!! Ke7 15.Ke3 Kf7 16.Kf3 Kf6 17.Kf4 Ke6 18.Ke4 Kd6 19.Kd4 Kd7 20.Kd3 Ke7 21.Ke3 Kf7 22.Kf3 draws

(= 3+3 )

Dvoreckij JT 2008, 7th commendation, draw
1...e2 2.f7 e1Q 3.e7! f2 4.f8Q f1Q 5.Qxf1 Qxf1 stalemate
1...f2 2.f7 f1Q 3.f8Q Qxf8+ 4.Kxf8 e2 5.e7 e1Q 6.e8Q+ Qxe8+ 7.Kxe8 draws
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(2) Posted by Siegfried Hornecker [Tuesday, Apr 22, 2008 13:50]

In the newest issue of "Die Schwalbe", we find two etiudii by Ilham Aliev of Azerbaijan (NB he is NOT the prime minister, he told me one day):

(= 4+4 )

Ilham Aliev

(= 5+4 )

Ilham Aliev
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