Composed Studies E-book: Rook and Minor Piece Endgames R vs B+2P

  When his pawns are separated by more than one file, Black cannot protect them both with a king, so White often saves himself by sacrificing a rook for two pawns. A classic example of the helplessness of isolated pawns and bishop in fighting a rook is seen in I. Berger’s 1890 study.  …

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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.