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Sunday, 9 October 2011

Richard Réti

Richard Réti (28 May 1889, Bösing (now Pezinok) – 6 June 1929, Prague) was an ethnic Jewish, Austrian-Hungarian, later Czechoslovakian chess player, chess author, and composer of endgame studies. He was born in Pezinok which at the time was in the Hungarian part of Austria-Hungary. (Wikipedia)
Famous chess player, unorthodox chess thinker and the man who famously beat world champion Capablanca in New York, 1924 tournament.Now, you can try to solve one of his famous pawn ending. I can give you just two hints: The theory of "common square" and "double attack" motif. Do enjoy this masterpiece.

If you want to learn more about similar endings then click simply on the link and go to section the "Pawn Endings".

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