RMP-580

  The path to victory does not always lead through Philidor’s or Lolli’s position on the c ( f ) -file. In exceptional situations, Black can suffer defeat due to the very poor position of the rook. We see one such situation in the following study (V. Kovačević 2004).  ...


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RMP-579

  Having considered the five introductory, critical positions and getting to know all the motifs and ideas encountered in Lolli’s position with the kings on the b(g)-file, we will move on to consider this most complex and convincingly most difficult endgame of rook and bishop against rook  (Lolli 1763). As in all previous similar situations,...


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RMP-578A

  To fully understand Lolli’s position with the kings on the b (g) -file, it is necessary to know the winning maneuvers in order to gain a decisive tempo, which culminates in the rotation of the position by 90 degrees. We will consider these complex operations in the fifth critical position (V. Kovačević 2004). White...


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