Comedy of Mistakes

Aug 25, 2010
16 min
Here GM Melik Khachiyan reviews a game in which two of the world's best players -- in the 19th century mind you -- drastically, and comically misplayed a well-known rook ending. The principles of black's "easy" draw shouldn't be too hard to understand if you stick around for Melik's "end of video summary", listing practical tips such as: Rooks stay behind the pawns; always move your king to the short side; and...