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


As an effective “proof” how awkward is placement of black king in the corner we will see next study of V. Kovačević from 2004. Black cannot be saved althogh white pieces are not yet on their optimal squares. White wins by restricting the activity of his opponent’s knight.


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.