1.Kd5 f6! [1...Ke3 2.Ke5 f6+ 3.Kf5 +-] 2.h4 Ke3! 3.h5 [3.Ke6 Kf4 4.Kxf6 Kg4=] 3...f5 4.h6 f4 5.h7 f3 6.h8Q f2 7.Qe5+! Kd3
[7...Kf3 8.Qe4+ Kg3 9.Qh1 +-; 7...Kd2 8.Qh2! Ke1 9.Ke4 f1Q 10.Ke3 and White
mates or wins the Queen.] 8.Qb2! f1Q 9.Qb5+
POSITION 2. White to play.
V. Korolkov, (Correction
1.Kd2 Re8 2.Ke1 a5 3.Rb3!
[3.Rb7+? This was the composers
original main line but White does not have to play the Rook check
which leads to a lost game; 3... Kxf6 4.Rb6+ Kg7 5.Rb7+ Kh8 6.Rb5 a4
7.Rb4 a3 8.Rb3 a2 9.Ra3 Rg8 10.Kxe2 Rg1 11.Rxa2 Rg2+ ] 3...Re4 [3...Kxf6
4.Rf3+ Kg5 5.Ra3 Re5 6.Ra2 Kf4 7.Rxe2 Rd5 8.Rd2=] 4.Ra3 a4 5.Rf3 Re5 6.Ra3 Ra5 7.Kxe2 Kxf6 DRAW.
POSITION 3. White to Play.
In the original setting of the
study, the e-pawn was at e3 and the White King at f1. The study was
flawed because after 1.g5 Kxg5 2.Nc5 Black has a strong counterattack
with 2...Kg4 !! If white now plays 3.a6 then 3...Kf3! wins for
POSITION 4. White to Play.
1.Na5 [ Not 1.Kb8? Kd8 2.Nd6 Ba8! 3.Ka8 Kc7! resulting in
a well known draw.] 1...Ba8 2.Kc8! Ke8 3.Nc4! Ke7 4.Kb8 Kd8
[4...Kd7 5.Nb6+ with a
win] 5.Nd6 Kd7 6.Nb7! Kc6 7.Kxa8 Kc7 8.Nd6! Kxd6
9.Kb7 and White wins.