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A similar position with the black king on b7 is drawn because White cannot use his king to invade the c6 square (Y. Averbakh, 1962.). White to move cannot win because he is not able to drive the black king up to the c6 square, nor can he decline the bishop away from the g1-a7 diagonal.

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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.