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The common passed pawn’s square now includes the eighth rank. This means that the pawns will win without the support of their king.



Black is in zugzwang and white pawns will decide the game.

The common square reaches the eight rank

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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.