Composed Studies E-book: Rook Endgames R vs 2P

  With white king only one step closer to the pawns than in previous example, Black cannot win in described way since White is quicker with the attack on backward pawn. Nevertheless, Black can realize his advantage if he can escape form checks not allowing rook’s transfer to first rank. S. Tarrasch showed such position…

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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.