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


Rear are the positions when black pawn brings the full point. Knight and pawn can outsmart white rook only when the pawn is close to promotion which cannot be stopped. L. Prokeš study from 1941. is a simple case of this unfortunate geometry.


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.