Daily Chess Improvement: King & Pawn Endgame

Endgame is a crucial but often overlooked part of chess. Every half a point matters!

White to move. Is this a win or draw? How should white proceed?

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DaveCubby
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White King heads for the g file and puts himself in front of his g-pawn. 1. Kc2 Kd7, 2. Kd3 Ke6, 3. Ke4 Kf6, 4. Kf4 Kg6, 5. Kg4 Kh6, 6. Kf5! Kg7, 7. Kg5 Kf7, 8. Kh6! Kg8, 9. g4 Kh8, 10. Kg6 Kg8, 11. g5 Kh8, 12. Kf7 Kh7, 13. g6+ and White wins!



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