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

  When in a similar position, the white rook is on the longer side, Black has one more saving option because it has an open path to a pawn via a6 square. Yet even then he loses if his king is too far from the pawn. We see the critical position in Kleiman’s 1968 study….

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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.

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