GW-KW, Point Count Chess Raw Discussion, File #2:
Part of the Advanced Beginner's Chess Guide (Section 2)

GW-KW, Point Count Chess,
Raw Discussion, May 19th 2011,
What I Needed Ken To Clarify,
[+] Offside Pawn Majority


May 19th 2011, additions to that discussion ...

Referring to Ken's comments, May 18th, regarding Offside Pawn Majority ...

(KW, May 18th) H&M-S make one provisio: that it is not subject to a minority attack (p.266).

(GW, May 19th) In Ex.1, below, White would have the Offside Pawn Majority since, according to H&M-S, "If both kings castle on the same side, the player whose pawn majority is on the other wing has a potential endgame advantage".

May 19th 2011 - Offside Pawn Majority - Ex.1
Ex.1

The following game is H&M-S's example of Offside Pawn Majority (OPM),
No. 183. I've made comments at specific points in the sequence and carried on to White's resignation, to see how Black managed his OPM.

Note: ChessFlash doesn't seem to accept "&", so I've had to replace it with a "+", when mentioning H&M-S (i.e. H+M-S ... just so it's not confused for some random code or equation!)

Ken, then added his comments into the same PGN file, which created the following ...

Ken's Comments ...



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