Composed Studies E-book: Rook and Minor Piece Endgames R vs N+2P


When the king and knight are supporting far advanced pawn, sometimes a way to win lies in sacrificing the remaining pawn. A good example is R. Reti’s study from 1928. Though the d-pawn is a “dead man walking” it can be used for gaining the crucial tempo


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.