Composed Studies E-book: Pawn Endgames Important Endings K+3P vs K+2P

  Generally, doubled pawns are very weak. Sometimes the side having the doubled pawns may lose even with a pawn more! The importance of the distant opposition in blockaded positions is well illustrated in a study by F. Sackmann, 1913. White to move wins by taking first the distant and later the “full” opposition….

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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.