Basic Motifs Composed Studies E-book: Basic Endings E-book: Knight Endgames Must-Know Endings N vs P


With the enemy king locked-in in the corner and its mobility being restricted by its own rook’s pawn, the knight occasionally can execute a forced mating attack. It is interesting to note that the win in this position was found by F. Stamma as early as the 18th century!



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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.