R-558

Composed Studies E-book: Rook Endgames R+P vs R+P

  In similar positions, Black is in most disadvantaged position with his rook in front of his own pawn because he cannot simultaneously defend his pawn and control the enemy king’s exit to the g-file. However, in N. Kopayev’s “Fault Study” from 1949, Black is saved despite the passive position of his rook.  …

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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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