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

  With passive rook placement, similar denouement can happen with blocked pawns on central file. This is the situation in Kakovin’s study from 1962. Black to move cannot avoid defeat since White will sacrifice his rook to get into winning pawn ending.  …

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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.