Composed Studies E-book: Knight Endgames N+P vs N+P


Due to the peculiarity of the knight’s leap, salvation is occasionally possible even in the seemingly hopeless situations. The following two examples show two typical cases where perpetual check plays the decisive role. The point of a study by Seleznev, 1919, is based on the idea we already saw in example 272. White to play draws by “buying time” by a pawn sacrifice.


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.