E-book: Knight Endgames N+2P vs N


In a similar position with the doubled g-file pawns, a straightforward forced win is possible since due to the proximity of the rim the knight’s defensive capability is reduced – i.e. there are no right-flank checks any more. The following position is from the game Matulovic – Ujtumen, Interzonal, Palma de Mallorca, 1970.


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.