R-261

E-book: Rook Endgames R+P vs R

  Much more resilient are the positions with a black rook behind the pawn. Compared to a similar position with the b-pawn (See example 256) , Black easily draws. Analogous to example 256, Black to move would draw with 1. ..Kc5 followed by Kb6. However, White to move can’t win now because Black has enough…

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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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