R-323B (Black king on the longer side)

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As we have seen in example 318.b, Black to move draws because on the shorter side, the rook has enough space to check sideways.


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GM Vlatko Kovacevic

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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