Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Reti's endgame study

This endgame study published in 1921 is one of the most famous compositions in chess. The beautiful solution has the theme that the shortest distance between 2 points is not necessarily a straight line.

Though the position seems hopeless for White, White to play, can actually get a draw in this position.

Check this position on Wiki and Chess
Also a Video explaining the solution is below

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