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

  When the rook is behind opponents back, position is draw. Critical situation is shown in the following diagram. The position of the rook on d8 isn’t ideal which is demonstrated by the fact that with black on the move he would win with 1. ..f2+! 2.Kf2: c2 3.Rc8 Nc3 etc.  …

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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.