Category Archives: Khenkin I

Bundesliga 2012-13 Rd9-GM Balogh C(HUN)

TWIC 955

GM Khenkin,I playing black initiated the action with the spectacular positional exchange sacrifice offer 16…Rd5!? In the endgame that followed the real adventure was in the K+P ending.

16.Rfd1


Here is the game.



Balogh,C (2664) – Khenkin,I (2655) 
Cark-Kann Advance 3….c5[B12] 

Bundesliga 2012–13 Eppingen GER (9), 23.02.2013

Position 1
Black has just traded down to a K+P ending. Assess the position.
  • Win for white(The queenside majority deflects black’s king so white wins the d-pawn and the game)
  • Draw
  • Win for black(Black’s king escorts the d-pawn home)
Black to Play

36.Kxc3

Position 2
Black has just played 38…h5 and it looks like the queenside majority should decide in a routine fashion. How should white proceed?

White to Play

38…h5

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