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If in a similar position White’s passed pawn is on the b-file, the position is drawn! The reason for this unexpected turnabout is not due to the fact that the white king has less manoeuvring space on the queenside, but rather because Black has secured the important square e5 enabling him to hold the vertical or diagonal opposition respectively.


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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.