This is one of my favorite problems to give students because it tests their creativity and resourcefulness.

White to move and draw

White to move and draw

[expand title=”Hint”]Look for a stalemate![/expand]

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Bonus Question: White’s move. Can black win?

This time the black pawn starts on h4 rather than h5.

White's move. Can black win?

[expand title=”Hint”]Black is winning. Figure out how to unstalemate white. [/expand]

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