[Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "1921.12.04"] [Round "?"] [White "Famous Composition"] [Black "by Richard Reti"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [Annotator "Sourced from Wikipedia"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "7K/8/k1P5/7p/8/8/8/8 w - - 0 1"] [PlyCount "7"] [EventDate "1921.12.04"] { RĂ©ti composed one of the most famous chess studies, shown in this diagram. It was published in Ostrauer Morgenzeitung 4 December 1921. It seems impossible for the White King to catch the advanced Black pawn, while the White pawn can be easily stopped by the Black King. The idea of the solution is to move the King to advance on both pawns at the same time using specific properties of the chess geometry.} 1. Kg7 h4 2. Kf6 Kb6 ({Or} 2... h3 3. Ke7 $11 {and the White King can support its own pawn}) 3. Ke5 {And now the White King comes just in time to the White pawn, or catches the Black one.} h3 ({If Black should take the pawn:} 3... Kxc6 {, then} 4. Kf4 {and the White King will catch the passer that seemed so far ahead at the outset.} h3 5. Kg3 h2 6. Kxh2) 4. Kd6 {and draws.} 1/2-1/2
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