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One should note that the knight situated on a light square attacks only dark squares and, conversely, from a dark square only light squares. Since after an even number of moves the knight returns to the square of the same colour, the knight in some positions cannot gain a tempo against the enemy king.

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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.