Originally posted by MarsanWin!
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Originally posted by zebanowhat makes you think the knight can't hold the rook pawn?
a6+, Kxa6, Kxc6 wins because white wins the race to the kingside and since the knight is blockading a rook pawn, it cannot maintain the defense alone.
A similar line would be
a6+, Kc7, a7, Kb7, a8=Q+, Kxa8, Kxc6, Kb8, Kd6 etc.
In this case the black king will make it to the kingside, but then the b-pawn queens.
Originally posted by Marsanafter a6+ Kxa6 Kxc6 Ka7 nalimov says its a draw
I came to the same conclusion as zebano.
a6+ is the best move, then one way or another the black pawn falls, leaving the 2 kings and the white b pawn. The white king then gives up on the b pawn and runs for the h pawn. The black king can either follow in which case the b pawn queens or takes the b pawn in which case the knight cannot prevent the king from ...[text shortened]... is position as white yesterday in an OTB game, but in terrible time trouble i accepted a draw...