The Endgame Tactician: Week in Review, Sep 28

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likesforests
Sep 28, 2007, 11:28 AM |
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Rook and Pawn vs Rook endings are the most common ending in practice, and they're more complex than most players realize.

Rook Endings - [External] An introduction to Lucena and Philidor.

Lucena, not so simple? - An average player believes he wins easily if he reaches Lucena. We learn that's often not the case!

Not Quite Lucena - Describes the proper defense and common mistakes.

Not Quite Lucena II - Describes how the attacker can break down an improper defense--a misplaced king.
 
Not Quite Lucena III - Describes how the attacker can break down an improper defense--a misplaced rook.

Kopaev, An Instructive Endgame - An incredibly instructive endgame that tests your knowledge of zugzwang and the previous lessons.