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Tactics in the Queen Versus Rook End Game

Only a relatively few chess books contain anything about queen-versus-rook end games, even though they are filled with tactical and strategic possibilities. One of those exceptional books is Practical Chess Endings, by Irving Chernev, although it has only one page on the … Continue reading

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Two Queen-Versus-Rook Chess End-Game Positions

Let’s begin this kind of endgame study with defense: How do you draw when you have only a rook and king and your opponent has only a queen and king? Be aware that this blog is for beginners in chess, so … Continue reading

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