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Martin Bier vs Adolf Schwarz
Leipzig (1879), Leipzig GER, rd 3, Jul-15
French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01)  ·  1-0



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  Chessical: An instructive K+Ps endgame, Black loses as his King gets locked out. Despite White's powerful connected Q-side pawns, however, Black can still draw.

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after <42...a6!>

(a) <43. c6> bxc6 44. Kc5 Kd7 45. Kb6 g5 46. Kxa6 Kc7 47. b5 cxb5 48. Kxb5 h5 49. Kc5 = (but not <49. a6?> which loses to <49...g4>).

(b)<43. b5> axb5 44. c6 Kd6 45. cxb7 Kc7 46. Kc5 Kxb7 47. Kxb5 g5

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48. a6+ Ka7 49. Kc5 h5 50. Kd4 g4 =

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