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


White’s winning prospects increase proportionally as the pawn approaches the promotion square. However, as was shown by Y. Averbakh in a study published in 1955, Black can defend successfully even with a pawn on the seventh rank and the relatively passive knight.


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.