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  1. Subscriber mchill
    Independent
    18 Feb '18 17:43 / 1 edit
    I resigned a game recently as white in game # 12258664. My endgame skills are no better than average, but it seemed that I was going to be backed into a no win situation anyway. Should I have resigned? Was there something I overlooked?

    P.S. My apologies, but I'm still struggling with how get the game link in the forums section. I've read the instructions, but the termanology is a bit out of reach.
  2. 18 Feb '18 17:55 / 1 edit
    final position (which I have seen before somewhere) here White resigned.



  3. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    18 Feb '18 19:24
    Originally posted by @mchill
    I resigned a game recently as white in game # 12258664. My endgame skills are no better than average, but it seemed that I was going to be backed into a no win situation anyway. Should I have resigned? Was there something I overlooked?

    P.S. My apologies, but I'm still struggling with how get the game link in the forums section. I've read the instructions, but the termanology is a bit out of reach.
    Looks to me like K-d3, K-c5, K-c3 keeps the bad guys out, just keep cycling that and it is a draw.
  4. Subscriber LittleDonkey
    Little Donkey
    18 Feb '18 19:33 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by @sonhouse
    Looks to me like K-d3, K-c5, K-c3 keeps the bad guys out, just keep cycling that and it is a draw.
    Instead of K-c5, Kd6, then Ke6 and push the f pawn, bad guys break through but always worth making them prove the win.
  5. 18 Feb '18 20:27
    Looks lost, I would have played on just to see how it went. If you want a quick analysis, I think your last bad move (which cost your game) was on move 32. Be3, leaves you in a losing end game.

    Personally I think moving the pawn to c7 would have kept you in the game, with advantage. It should tie the knight down.
  6. Subscriber mchill
    Independent
    18 Feb '18 21:55
    Originally posted by @littledonkey
    Instead of K-c5, Kd6, then Ke6 and push the f pawn, bad guys break through but always worth making them prove the win.
    I deeply appreciate everyone's input. I'll analyze this using your comments. Thank You.
  7. Subscriber moonbus
    Uber-Nerd
    19 Feb '18 22:10
    I recommend 29. Rxd5