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


If the pawn is closer to the center and it can support the knight, white’s winning chances are much lower. Next position, from the analyses of L. Shamkovich study (1965.), is very instructive.


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.