Chess Puzzle of the Week (249)

I’m sure you could do with some endgame practice as we approach the start of the new season.

The match is level with just your game to finish. If you win, we win the match, but if you’re unable to win, the match will only be drawn.

You’re playing on increments, with the other players from both teams watching intently. You’re down to an ending with just king and h-pawn each, but your king seems to be better placed. Are your endgame skills enough to score the full point and give your team a much needed victory?

It’s time to find out.

It’s White’s move. You have three obvious candidate moves: Kg5, Kg7 and h4. Which one will you choose? Don’t forget to watch the clock!