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Another drawn position is with the bishop on the long diagonal of defence. A critical moment hiding «the wisdom» of these endgames is presented in the mirror image of the study by Y. Averbakh from 1981. Namely, the outcome of the battle is determined by who is to move! A rescuing solution is easy to find if you know the examples 384. and 392. in which White wins by realizing h5 and it is a position without rim pawns a simple draw.

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GM Vlatko Kovacevic

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.

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