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


Next position is with the pawn on black king’s or the adjacent line. Black can sacrifice it to gain time for escape, so white usualy has to play for zugzwang so that he can take it in the right moment. First, we will check L. Prokes study from 1951.


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.