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


Like knight, bishop can also easily immobilize the connected enemy pawns on the fifth rank and even more efficiently. The following example is a case in point. Although the white king is much closer to the pawns and can support the pawns on their path to the promotion square, Black to play draws by blocking the pawns in time and correctly distributing the tasks.


2...Bb6. The pawns are immobilized.


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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.