Typical Rook Endgame Mistakes I: Short & Long

Dec 22, 2010
18 min
In this prequel video to GM Melik's "Typical Mistakes II" -- displaying the Lasker's Defense method, Khachiyan explains the importance of having your King on the short side, and Rook on the long side of the enemy pawn. A very good "next step" video series to IM Rensch's Rook Engames videos, Melik helps us take the important concept of keeping your "Rook on the 8th rank" home. Did you know that Triangulation was a Rook Endgame concept? You do now!