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

  Positions with a rook behind more advanced pawn are also very favorable for White, as his progress completely passivates one of opposing pieces. If the black rook has been given an ungrateful “blocker” role, the win is quite simple. For illustration, we will look at the ending of the game Gereben-Grunfeld, Spyndler’s Mlyn 1948….

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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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