E-book: Rook Endgames R+P vs R

  Maybe you asked yourself, why in the previous example white rook is exactly on the 3rd rank, and not on the “natural ” e1-square, why there is no win with 2.Ra3. The reason lies in defense from back checks. When his rook is on e1, White can’t protect himself by interference, and still can…

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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.