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


In all previous examples White won easily by promoting with check, even when Black managed to promote his pawn into the queen. Possibly, the most complex win in such an ending was elaborated by L.Prokesh in a study published in 1937. White to move wins by first gaining more space whereby the guiding of the black king towards the “line of fire” of the future white queen will play a crucial role.


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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.