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When the knight has succeeded in stopping the rook’s pawn earlier e.g. on the sixth rank, the king’s assistance is not necessary to prevent the pawn from promoting into the queen.



The knight's drawing (circle) setup
The knight's drawing (circle) setup


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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.