Chess Puzzle 30

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Chess endgame puzzle 30
White to move and draw
[See answer at the bottom]

Puzzle 30 Solution Hints
Another famous chess endgame puzzle by Richard Reti on the Reti maneuver in the pawn endgame. Not an easy one, the puzzle was created as a follow-up to Chess Puzzle 1. The White king is to step in among the Black pawns, take on g7, and then move towards a1 being ready to fight on 2 fronts...

Puzzle 30 Data
1. Author: Reti, Richard (1889-1929)
2. Year:    1928

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You may solve this chess puzzle online or using a real chess board. Find the puzzle answer (the puzzle solution) below. Analyze the solution to see the best moves for White and Black and learn the winning ideas of the chess endgame.

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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #

Chess endgame puzzle 30

The Puzzle Answer
1. Kg6       Kb6
[1... h5 2.Kxg7! h4 3.Kxf6 h3 4.Ke7 h2 5.c7 Kb7 6.Kd7 1/2-1/2]
[1... f5 2.Kxg7! f4 3.Kf6 f3 4.Ke7 f2 5.c7 Kb7 6.Kd7 1/2-1/2]

2. Kxg7!     h5
[2... f5 3.Kf6 f4 4.Ke5 f3 5.Kd6 f2 6.c7 f1=Q 7.c8=Q 1/2-1/2]
3. Kxf6       h4
4. Ke5       Kxc6
5. Kf4       1/2-1/2

See other chess endgame puzzles:

Endgames 1-30    Endgames 31-60

Endgames 61-90     Endgames 91-120

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