Mastery: Endgames

Rook and Knight vs. Rook

Rook and Knight vs. Rook

Join GM Ivan Sokolov as he demonstrates the key ideas in the endgame of rook and knight against rook. Even great players like Judit Polgar have misplayed this type of endgame, but you can learn the key ideas, which positions are winning and how to win them in this three part course.

  • Rook And Knight vs Rook: Easy Examples

    Do you know how to win with a rook and knight vs a rook? GM Ivan Sokolov does and he will teach you this must-know endgame. You will want to start with this lesson on the essential rook and knight vs rook checkmates.

    • 15 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Rook And Knight vs Rook: Getting Harder

    You've learned how to win in the basic rook and knight vs rook position, but now it's time to get a little more advanced. Enjoy this master endgame lesson and boost your endgame technique!

    • 16 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Rook And Knight vs Rook: Grandmaster Handling

    How does a Grandmaster handle the tricky rook and knight vs rook endgame? The endgame specialist GM Ivan Sokolov shows you the way.

    • 16 min
    • 5 challenges
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