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

  In a similar way, White wins even when his pawn has taken “a step further” provided the bishop cannot, from the defended square, simultaneously protect the pawn and block the opponent’s passed pawn. We see such a situation in the following diagram (Y. Averbakh 1981)….

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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.