The power of the passed pawn ...

7/1/2011 – ... had been clearly underestimated by the first player with her previous move 36.Rd2-g2?, running into the splendid reply 36...Rb8-g8! (diagram). But after the defence 37.Rf5-f2 Black had yet to seal the deal. How?  A) 37...d2 B) 37...Nf3+ C) 37...Rg5 The solution is here, but first ponder over it with a larger version of the diagram.

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The power of the passed pawn ...

... had been clearly underestimated by the first player with her previous move 36.Rd2-g2?, running into the splendid reply 36...Rb8-g8! (diagram). But after the defence 37.Rf5-f2 Black had yet to seal the deal. How? 

A) 37...d2
B) 37...Nf3+
C) 37...Rg5

Solution



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