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Chess Fundamentals by José Raúl Capablanca

11. Obtaining a passed pawn

Example 24.

When three or more Pawns are opposed to each other in some such position as the one in Example 24, there is always a chance for one side or the other of obtaining a passed Pawn.


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Now if it had been Black's move Black could play:


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The student should work this out for himself.