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When the black king stays with his far advanced pawns, he will most often win if the white king is not near enough. However, if the white king and rook control the promotion square, the situation is fundamentally changed. White to move wins since thanks to a brilliant coordination of his pieces, he can drive the opponent away and capture his pawns.


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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.