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In similar positions with b ( g ) -pawn or rim pawn, the passive defence with rook on the eighth rank could not break through since White has not enough space on the shorter side to attack from the back. Black to move easily draws by keeping the rook on the eighth rank.


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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.