Amazing Endgames Composed Studies E-book: Basic Endings E-book: Pawn Endgames K+2P vs K+2P


Unexpected solutions are sometimes hidden beneath the apparently perfectly clear situations thus corroborating the Indian saying “Chess is a sea in which a fly can swim and an elephant drown”. A case in point is a study by L. Kubbel in 1922. White seems to be hopelessly lost since the black king is already in the square of his “worthless” doubled a-pawns whereas the black pawns can mutually protect each other. Yet, White to move draws!


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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.