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


The motif of restraining the king’s activity for the sake of gaining a tempo may arise in positions with “mobile” pawns as well. This is beautifully demonstrated in a study by I. Moravec, published in 1950. Since White is one step nearer to the enemy pawn and also has the move, the win seems rather basic.

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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.