Dealing with a crazy rook

Nov 19, 2015, 6:08 PM |

Tim Krabbe wrote about them already years ago. In dutch it is called "Dolle toren", which could be translated into english as "Crazy rook".

A rook that will sacrifice itself endlessly, just to achieve a draw by stalemate.

Here's an example :

Today I came across such a rook in game. An exciting moment, but my opponent gave up too soon on that theme.

Let's have a look :



Crazy Rooks game collection : (dutch)