Daily Chess Improvement: Special Endgame Improvement!

This is an actual game between Foisor and Krush at the 2019 US Women's Championship

White to move! What is the best continuation for white?

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Yancey_Ward
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Any move that doesn't allow black a safe check with the queen- so Kb2 or Kc4 should suffice. 1.Nxe1 will only draw . So....

1.Kb2 f1(Q)

And now white has the check from e5 followed by the protected capture at e1...

2.Qe5 Kf3 3.Qxe1 wins.



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