E-book: Queen Endgames Q vs 2P


With queen on favorable a2 square, due to second rank pin White has one more tempo, and winning area also includes squares from a5 to e5 from which white king can attack c3 pawn. In position with Ke5 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.