Rook vs 3 Pawns - The Rook at it's best!

Jul 10, 2012, 8:37 AM |

The practical value of this video is off the charts, as it will teach you how to save many games. With this knowledge, you will begin playing chess with no fear of dropping a pawn, two, or even three! In the positon discussed, all three pawns are passed pawns and they have their King to support them.  It's all up to the rook, even without the help of it's king. Tune in and watch the rook work it's endgame magic.

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Rook vs 3 Pawns

Some Quotes about the endgame from the masters:

  1. After a bad opening, there is hope for the middle game. After a bad middle game, there is hope for the endgame. But once you are in the endgame, the moment of truth has arrived.  -  Edmar Mednis
  2. The amount of points that can be gained (and saved) by correct endgame play is enormous, yet often underestimated by youngsters and amateurs.  -  Edmar Mednis
  3. When I was preparing for one term's work in the Botvinnik school I had to spend a lot of time on king and pawn endings. So when I came to a tricky position in my own games I knew the winning method.  -  Garry Kasparov
  4. The endgame is an arena in which miraculous escapes are not uncommon.  -  Leonid Shamkovich
  5. Lack of proper endgame technique allows many players to escape from lost positions, even without any spectacular play on their part. -  Leonid Shamkovich

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