B+P vs scB E-book: Bishop Endgames

  On the basis of the foregoing analysis we can formulate an important rule regarding the effectiveness of the defence by vertical opposition in endings of bishop and pawn against bishop. This can be shown graphically in the following diagram.   The weaker side may draw with the help of the vertical opposition only provided…

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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.