Pattern #49 This technique is explained in ebook Fundamental Chess Patterns
Basic endgame strategy, K+R > K+R+P. The side with the Pawn can win, if knows and remembers how to build a "bridge".
After the real games, where the losing player resigns, the last game shows the standard sequence to build a bridge.
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click e7 to flip board, d8 to get the PGN, f3 for next game, h8 for help
Additional free different patterns can be found on this page of mine: Patterns
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