E-book: Queen Endgames Q vs 2P


When white queen is on better square a2, winning area is much wider. Though this position is similar to one on diagram 22 (it is translated one file to the left!), winning area “has lost” squares g5 and g4 in transition. With king on a5 White wins.


Winning area

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.