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

A far more complex case is a study by R. Reti published in 1921. White to move draws. At first glance it seems as though the white king had hopelessly fallen behind the enemy pawn, while the black king is inside the white pawn’s square. However, as previously, Black does not control the critical squares in front of the white pawn, which allows White to survive in a miraculous manner.


Key squares for white c6 pawn and the square of black pawn h5.


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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.