Kovačević – Radovanović

Important Endings Practical EndGames Analysis Recommended Rook Endgames with more Pawns


Event: “23rd Bosnjaci Open, 2018.”
White: “Kovacevic, Blazimir”
WhiteElo: “2486”
Black: “Radovanovic, Nikola”
BlackElo: “2441”
Result: “1/2-1/2”
EventCountry: “CRO”




1. Play g4! with white when the black pawn is still on the h7 (also if you are black then play ...h5).

2. Black should not allow g5 from white, because it limits his king who is now without good squares


Some key positions:

Typical breakthrough
Pawn ending is won
Cutting off the black king

GM, FT Ante Brkic

Ante Brkić is a Croatian Chess Grandmaster and a FIDE Trainer. He won the Croatian Chess Championship in 2010. Ante was a member of the national team many times. His peak rating was 2621.