PawnCouple: h7 is a dead draw.This allows the enemy king to control the square in front of the queening pawn. The defending rook just moves along the 7th and keeps checking to ensure a mating net is not formed.ie 63. h7? Kg7 64.h8=Q Kxh8 65.Kxf6 Rc7 66.g5 Rc6+ (66.Kg6 Rg7+ or Rc6+)... with a
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