E-book: Rook and Minor Piece Endgames R+Ps vs B+Ps

  With doubled f-pawns, White can’t win against a “wrong” bishop either, provided Black can build the most resilient setup f5-g6-h5 and bring the bishop to the a1-h8 diagonal in time. In this respect, the ending of the fifth game of the duel for the title of world champion Leko-Kramnik, Brissago 2004 is very instructive….

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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.