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WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
05.03.2017
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WGM Raluca Sgircea, IM Renier Castellanos
05.03.2017

Rook endgames are drawn, all of them, they say… but are they really? They might be, but how many times has it happened that you drew a winning one or lost a drawish one? Probably every chess player has such examples, as well as happier situations when the game has changed in their favor. They […]

Yury Markushin
Yury Markushin
11.25.2013
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Yury Markushin
11.25.2013

Endgame is the final phase where many chess games are decided. The majority of players focus primarily on opening preparation and attack training, disregarding the endings. They feel that studying endgame principles is boring since there is no place for brilliant sacrifices and complex mating attacks. Endgames may look simple in the eyes of an […]

Yury Markushin
Yury Markushin
08.21.2011
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Yury Markushin
08.21.2011

As you already know the rook endgames are the most common type of endgames occurring in chess. About half of all endgames are rook endings. Today we’ll talk about one very important and common type of endgame: Rook + Pawn vs. Rook. This is one of the very theoretical endgames. All the variations are well-analyzed […]

Yury Markushin
Yury Markushin
08.02.2011
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Yury Markushin
08.02.2011

Rook endgames are the most common type of endgames there is in the game of chess. These endgames take place in about 50% of all games. If you are a tournament chess player and wish to improve your results in the future, the rook endgame is something to look at more deeply. Rook endgames are […]