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


As in a similar knight ending, even the “right” bishop cannot guarantee a win when the blocked rook’s pawn has advanced too far. If White’s pawn were on h5 he would win easily by bringing his opponent into zugzwang, provoking h6 and capturing the black pawn.


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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.