E-book: Queen Endgames Q vs 2P


If we translate previous position one file to the left, the right boundary of winning area will also move from h- to g-file. However, due to “c-pawn anomaly” from winning area is excluded g5 square! White cannot win with king on g5.


White king's 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.