Amazing rook endgames

Amazing rook endgames

krstulov_alex
FM krstulov_alex
Jul 18, 2014, 12:00 AM |
7 | Endgames

Hi all!

I think everybody knows, the most draw chances, when a player has got material advantage/disadvantage is in the rook endgames. In this article I want to show some analysis, from a famous Jose Raul, Capablanca-Saviel, Tartakower game from New York 1924. This tournament was one of the most famous tournaments ever. In the game, Capablanca reached a famous endgame, with great winning chances, and he won the game. But Tartakower missed a fantastic chance for a draw. Let's see:

This a6 move was Speelman's move, for which he said, white wins in all variations. As we can see, black can defend his position.
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