Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Answer to the Quiz posted on May 29th 2011

The position is taken from the simultaneous display Emanuel Lasker - Loman, London 1910 
Black to move AND WIN!
1...Rc4+!! 2.Kg5 Rh4!! the only move preventing White's promotion of the h pawn. 3.Kxh4 g5!! freeing the g7 square for the King 4.Kxg5 Kg7 

The source of this endgame is "Van Perlo's Endgame Tactics" excellent book.

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