64 Things You Need to Know in Chess by John Walker

By John Walker

This is a simple primer in case you know the way to play chess and are seeking for to enhance. every one 'thing' is defined in an easy-to-follow lesson, that is via routines that permit the reader to envision that she or he has absolutely understood the idea that. subject matters contain: the fundamental checkmates; crucial endgame wisdom; strategies and mixtures; middlegame topics; common checkmating styles; beginning play.

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Then he needs five pawn moves, to a5, a4, a3, a2 and a l . Four and five: a total of nine moves. Therefore White will win the race by two moves. Even if it is Black's turn to move, White will win the race to promote the pawn. Let's see: l �b3 2 �g5 �b4 3 �h6 �xa5 4 �xh7 �b4 5 g5 aS 6 g6 a4 7 g7 a3 8 g8'if ... (D) a White wants to advance his king, grab the black h-pawn and then promote his own g­ pawn. Black wants to capture the white a-pawn with his king and then promote his own a­ pawn. Neither side's plan interferes with the other's.

Draw! In our next position Murey (playing Black) caught Titenko with just such a stun­ ning move in Moscow 1963. ' If you do this in simple endgame positions you will never blunder into a silly stalemate. But as you have seen, stalemate can some­ times arise when there are still several pieces on the board . . you have to be alert to this possibility! The clues to look out for are blocked pawns and a king without space. Then achieving stalemate is a matter of sacrificing the remaining pieces. A rook down and with no hope of perpetual check after 1 ..

50 64 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW IN CHESS 22 Counting in a Pawn Race On the last page you saw how understanding the square made it easy to see whether a pawn could promote. Counting is another little trick that can sometimes make life easier for yourself. Look at the position below and see if you can work out the plans for both sides. Black's plan requires four king moves, to a3 (or b3), a4 (or b4), capturing on a5 and then a further move to get off the a-file and out of the way of his own pawn. Then he needs five pawn moves, to a5, a4, a3, a2 and a l .

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