R 681


E-book: Rook Endgames Rook and three Pawns versus Rook and two Pawns

  Before placing the rook on the eighth rank and threatening with f5-f6, White must secure his king from the side checks because hiding on f5 or h4 would lead to a draw. Therefore, he must hold the rook at a close d-file and not at a distant b-file. The next position occurred with colors…

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GM Vlatko Kovacevic

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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