"A monument of magnificent precision.."

"A monument of magnificent precision.."

CM vinniethepooh
Oct 22, 2018, 9:10 PM |

Akiba Rubinstein was a master of the endgame and was known for his deep strategic play. In this game he punishes Black for his opening inaccuracy, gets an endgame on the board and squeezes his opponent with "A monument of magnificent precision" (Capablanca)

Watch as Akiba skillfully displays his great endgame technique, provoking weaknesses and following basic principles of the endgame such as:

  • Centralize your king!
  • The rook belongs to the 7th rank!

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