E-book: Pawn Endgames K+2P vs K+P


As Black defends by the sacrifice of the h6-pawn, White will have some winning chances only if his king can occupy the square h6 in front of his pawn. The critical position is shown in the following diagram. This is a position with mutual zugzwang. Black to move loses, White to move draws.


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.