Kotov-Botvinnik * Chess Endgames

B-858 (Kotov-Botvinnik)

Amazing Endgames E-book: Bishop Endgames Important Endings ocBs and more Ps Study-like Practical EndGames Tactical Endings

 

If in similar positions with a tied king the bishop can protect its weak pawns on the other wing, a win will be possible only if somehow in some wondrous way a second passed pawn can be created. A brilliant, truly study-like example on the theme was contributed by the former world champion Mikhail Botvinnik in his game against Kotov, USSR Championship, 1955.





GM Vlatko Kovacevic

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.

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