Composed Studies E-book: Pawn Endgames K+2P vs K+P


The theoreticians have long been crossing their “proverbial swords” over a study by I. Majzelis published in 1955. The pawn on a3 is a warning sign that the win cannot be achieved by “stalemating” the black king but rather by a well-timed breakthrough of the white king on the fifth rank to the front of the c-pawn.


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.