Composed Studies E-book: Queen Endgames Q vs 2P


Black can draw even with two rook pawns but only if he can control key square b2 or g2 before white king enters winning area, which is seen in example 12.

In next position (V. Kovačević 2011.), Black was just in time!


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.