An Instructive Chess Endgame Puzzle

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Puzzle FEN:
2kq4/8/1PPP4/8/8/4P3/8/3K4 w – – 0 1

Puzzle Details:
J. Silhan, 1977

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  1. Ke2 is the move. If you try any king on d file its going to be a draw

  2. Do you get these puzzles from particular book or you found them in internet? They are interesting would love study mor of them

  3. Nice reminder of the king v pawn endgame ideas, just wish that Bobby and the gang were around too. Looking forward to the series return!

  4. I can't believe that there is actually I a puzzle I managed to solve!
    But I guess that was a Peter-Patzer-ELO chess puzzle.

  5. It's a draw the only reason why It won was because you ate the center pawn First and then the further pawn

  6. but, what if the black king takes first the b7 pawn?

  7. Oh well, this puzzle was quiet easy. PLAY GOOGLE BARD

  8. I would just want the king to be as far away from my pawn as possible. Is that ever not the correct line of thinking?

  9. Hello Chess Vibes, by any chance do you cover recaps of top tourneys 🎀

  10. Actually, with ideal play, black has a forced draw. At 2:30, black has Kxb7 instead of c7.
    Kd2, Kxc7, putting the black king in the c file instead of the b file.
    Kd3, Kd7, wherever the white king moves to, black can take opposition.

  11. What happens if 2:18 white starts with pushing the d pawn, making the king slower?

  12. These puzzles would be great for the3 next fisherman's episode!

  13. The outside passed pawn is always superior to be left with. But if black plays Kxb7, Ke2 is the only move to win

  14. Have you put our intrepid friends, Bobby Fischerman and co. on hold?

  15. Cerebral Comics - 🎬 Content Creator says:

    Insightful, as always.

  16. Endgames used to be my weakest point, but this one was rather apparent to me by this point in my chess development. Thanks for the extremely valuable videos, where your explanation really shines.

  17. Endings are a glaring hole in my chess learning 🙄 thx for this!

  18. Please Nelson, continue the story of bobby fisherman. It is fun to solve the puzzels with story.

  19. Nelson explains better than any other chess YouTuber

  20. It also follows a general rule (though in endgames it is better to just calculate) that you want your opponent to capture the piece that leaves their king furthest out of play last.

  21. Challenge: chess against martin but you need to win with lower accuracy

  22. Wait… after 1. b7 Kb8 2. c8 Qxc8 3. dxc8 can't black play 3. … Kxb8 instead and end up close enough?

  23. Love video, went for eight pawn to check, but for another reason mate.,

  24. if you play d8 instead of moving the king closer to the pawn is it still a draw because white enters the opposition there?

  25. please can you contiue the story of puzzle island i

  26. White to move and win
    k7/8/2P5/P7/7p/5p2/8/7K w – – 0 1

    Whi Blac
    Kh1 Ka8
    a5… f3
    c6… h4

  27. When, after dxc7, you played Kxc7 instead of Kxb7, I expected the huge eagle to land and take you to patzer prison :/

  28. b7+ Kb8 c7+ Qxc7 dxc7+ Kxc7 b8=Q+ Kxb8 Kd2 Kc7 Kd3 Kd6 Kd4 and white wins, e.g. …Ke6 Ke4 Kd6 Kf5 and promotes

  29. These puzzles are so fun and educational, I love it!😊

  30. You should have also covered the line where black captured on b7 before c7, bringing the king the one step closer it needs to be.

  31. i did not know about oppostition, i never seem to figure out why some times i make this and sometimes i don't.
    Very instructive, thanks!

  32. Nice one, not hard, but still funny to solve. I love endgames

  33. Did bobbyfisherman get stuck on that island?

  34. I am or was watching Queens gambit.

    Any beth Harmon opening, midgame and closing suggestions?

  35. You know how Nelson’s been doing some videos on weird but effective openings? He should really make one on the Old Benoni Defense. Most people think it’s weird and unpopular, but I’ve found out their are some really interesting lines in it. Also, because it is so uncommon to face in a game, white can VERY easily mess up and obtain a disadvantage in less than 3 moves! If you’re reading this Nelson, I hugely recommend making a video and learning about the old Benoni (1. d4 c5)!!!! Also I love these puzzles 🧩

  36. Opposition is so important and my favorite explanation is how Aman explains it as walking your girl to class in school and some dude gets in your way. It’s hilarious and helpful.

  37. I dont like that white doesnt win in the thumbnail

  38. How about Pushing d7, then after Kb8, push the E pawn?

  39. Thanks for the lesson bro! Recommend any books to understand pawns… 800 elo and up?

  40. Challenge – Half of the Board: You can only move your pieces to squares on your side of the board (the 1st rank to the 4th rank). You must also checkmate your opponent whith pieces on your side of the board. If you must move a piece to the other side, you lost. Good luck to you!

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