Mating Attack out of the Blue

7/20/2011 – "The best chess training you can receive on the Internet," wrote one appreciative reader; "I can hear the Elo points plonking in" another. The regular CBM chess blog columns written by our endgame expert Dr Karsten Müller is greatly appreciated by our readers. This time GM Müller shows us an attacking king and an exciting pawn race. Enjoy and learn.

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Mating Attack out of the Blue

Even an exchange of queens is no insurance against an attack:

Race of the Passed Pawns

Such races can be very close and fascinating:


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