B+Ps vs K Basic Motifs E-book: Basic Endings E-book: Bishop Endgames Must-Know Endings


Since bishop in contrast to knight can move only along the squares of the same colour, it cannot help the king in ousting its rival from a corner of the opposite colour. This defect assumes tragic proportions in a position with a rook’s pawn and a bishop of the “wrong” colour.



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GM Vlatko Kovacevic

Vlado Kovacevic is a chess grandmaster and an endgame expert. He very successfully competed on the national team. From 2000 – 2004, he acted as selector of the Croatian Men’s national team. He is also a well-known chess author.