Let your Rook "walk" along the third or sixth row!

May 2, 2013, 1:36 AM 2,527 Reads 7 Comments

We know that rooks need open files. But sometimes it is more effective to let them walk sideways.

Example 1:


Example 2:



Example 3:


Example 4:


Example 1-3 are taken from "Techniques of positional play"( in German language) by Bronznik/Terekhin and example 4 from "Pawn Sacrifice!" by Taylor

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