18. Nov, 2022


A common endgame mistake occurs when a player starts pushing his pawn quickly towards the promotion square without fully calculating the variations. He has looked at the position briefly and decided that he will promote first and win the game without taking time to fully check the options.

Diagram - Black to play can promote his pawn but is this the best option ?

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