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139 In this study after B~rtlcr,1889. White's bishop is bxdly placed. White plays and draws Black plays and t o w 1 P-I36 Afkr 1. RRS RQ2 2. KKtS Kt33 the j I knight sfiuttlm to and from QB3. This ... S K I I0 B-Kt3 B-Q2 Black's KI -QRS diagonal is too short, and lfle bishrtp is forcd to play to {his square. 11 I S - 4 5 &R6 Black is in zugmang, if I 1 ... #K1 12. BB6. 12 K--B6 K-B3 I3 K--BY. Not 13. PQ7? KK2, hut after the textDrawn ! move Black $uses his bishop for the Q P . Black to play prevents an eflmtive End of blockade always draws except when the knight is on the edge of the outflanking movement: board or on the second rank, where, not I ...

K-R3 (3 ... KQ3 4. KBS KQ4 5. PR4 KQS 6. PKtS P X P 7. PKRS) 4. K--05 K---Kt4 (else PKR4) 5. K x KP k-RS 6. ~ , , , , , . K M K; P 7. P,,,-KtS P X P 8. K--Bfi K-BS 10. P-B4 K-Kt5 11. K x P K x P 12. HE-K6. 4 P-KR4 P-B5 A sacrifice to obstruct the entry of White's king, for i f 4... I333 5. KI34. 5 PxP K- -B3 6 P-Kt5 ~ h . Px P 7 PxPch. K-K3 AfterT,.. K x P 8. KxPWhitcwins the QBP. 8 P-RS P-R3 9 P--KB3 P-R3 I f 9 ... ICR5. I0 P x P KxP 11 PB4 PxP 12 K x P K-K3 1 PAWN ENDMGS 13 K-K4 14 15 16 17 K--Q4 K,,-K4 P-B3 K-B5.

BKI PR4, or if 2. PKt4 PI34 3. XPK3 PKt4. If 2. P-Kt3 P-B4 3. I&-84 cR. -+ 4. P-Kt4 P--Kt4 5. P-K15 P-R5 ch. 6. K-B3, Black draws by 6... K-K3. PR4? 7. PKt6 PKrS ch. 8. KRt2 KKJ 9. BKtS, whm his king dare not move whilst the pawns, having to do so, fall like ninepins, 9... PKS 10. BR4 PR6ch. 11. KKt3, I f 2. L K 3 P-R4 3. P-Kt3 P-R5 4. B,,-H4 ch. K-N4 5. B x P (5. BBl P34) 5.. P-R6 6. R-B3 (6. BKt6 PR7 7. BQ4 KKtS) 6... P-Kt4 7. K-Kt3 P-,Kt5 8. B-Q6 K-Kt5, White's king is on thc wrong side of the bard.

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