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The following example is somewhat more complicated. Since the black king is at the same distance from the f8-square ( from where it could control the critical squares g7, g8 ) as the white king from the critical square g7 ( four moves ) , the assessment of the position depends on who has the move.


Race for the control of key squares


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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.