Winning Queen vs Rook 2: 2nd Rank Defense!

Jun 15, 2012
20 min
GM Josh Friedel continues with his June Featured video series by covering the "next step" towards mastering the Queen v Rook Ending. He breaks down the "2nd Rank Defense" in a systematic way, offering both exact refutations for black's moves as well as practical advice. Advice such as "keeping the Queen operating on the long diagonals is always a good approach if you don't see an immediate win". Take notes and enjoy.