E-book: Pawn Endgames K+3P vs K+2P


Black’s chances of survival are best when one of his pawns blockades the advance of two enemy pawns. In these cases other nuances will decide i.e. which side has an outside passed pawn or whose king is the more active. Diagram 166 shows the position which could have arisen in the game Kmoch – Van Scheltinga, Amsterdam, 1936.


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.