This is one of those boring endgame positions that one hates to study. However, by knowing this endgame, it brought GM Gelfand a full point against GM Jobava in a 113 move marathon in Dortmund earlier today.

White to move and win. Play it out and try to understand White’s goal. No one will remember the moves. You just need to understand what White is trying to achieve.

So what is the goal for White? What does White need to do in order to be able to Queen the Pawn?
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