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Rook Endings That Every Tournament Player Should Know

Rook Endings That Every Tournament Player Should Know

CraiggoryC
Jan 17, 2015, 10:23 AM 12

Lucena Position

Philidor Defense (The Endgame)


Vancura Position
The first two positions are incredibly important for the tournament player. The last one, the Vancura Position, is a defensive technique that some IMs (International Masters=rating 2400+) and many masters and surprisingly strong players do not know.
Try these positions out against friends or here: http://www.shredderchess.com/online-chess/online-databases/endgame-database.html <-- A great endgame resource

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