# Challenging King and Pawn Ending

Yancey_Ward

4k3/8/6pp/8/6P1/8/6K1/8 w – – 0 1

Yancey_Ward

4k3/8/6pp/8/6P1/8/6K1/8 w – – 0 1

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It is a draw. Basic plan for white should be to exchange one pawn, and then not let Black get opposition.

V-3

1.Kf3 Kd7

2.g5 h5

3.Ke3 Ke7

4.Kd3 h4

5.Ke4 h3

6.Kf3 h2

7.Kg2 h1=Q+

8.Kxh1 Kd6

9.Kg2 Kc5

10.Kf3 Kd5

11.Kf4 Kd4

12.Kg4 Ke4

13.Kh3 Kd3

14.Kg3 Kc3

15.Kf4 Kd4

16.Kg3 Kc3

17.Kf4 Kd4

It's a draw.

Editor

You should also explore the line where black replies with 1.Kf3 Kd7.

V-1

1.Kf3 Ke7

2.Ke3 g5

3.Ke4 h5

4.gxh5 g4

5.Kf4 g3

6.Kxg3 Ke6

7.Kf4

It's a draw.

V-2

1.Kf3 Kf7

2.Kf4 Kf6

3.g5 hxg5

4.Kg4 Kf7

5.Kxg5 Kg7

6.Kg4 Kf6

7.Kf4 g5

8.Kg4 Kg6

9.Kg3 Kf5

10.Kf3 g4

11.Kg3 Kg5

12.Kg2 Kf4

13.Kf2 g3

14.Kg2 Kg4

15.Kg1 Kf3

16.Kf1 g2

17.Kg1 Kg3

It's a draw.