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E-book: Rook Endgames R+2P vs R

  The farther pawns are from the promotion square, the more effective is the blockade. In positions with pawns on fourth and fifth rank, White no longer has the tactical motif of sacrificing a backward pawn by leaving the rook in the eighth rank to force a farther advanced pawn. The only winning motive for…

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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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