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


If black king is not yet attacking the pawn, or the knight is not yet in the pawn’s shadow behind it, white usualy wins. One rear exception is the rook’s pawn position where Black has stalemate motifs. G. Kasparjan used that theme for his 1947. study.


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.