The Saavedra Position - Famous Rook Endgame Study

Oct 8, 2012, 11:59 PM |

The Saavedra position is an important position to know as it will be referred to in the Rook vs Pawn Endgame Series.

The Saavedra position is one of the best known chess endgame studies. It is named after the Spanish priest Rev. Fernando Saavedra (1849--1922), who, while living in Glasgow in the late 19th century, spotted a win in a position previously thought to have been a draw. ~ Wikipedia