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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Chess study: How does a Queen beat a Rook?

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Hi everyone,

A mid-week puzzle to enjoy for you. This is a very common motif and it would surely do you good to learn it. It's pretty easy actually once you know the right clue to the answer. 

CKT 037: How does a Queen beat a Rook?
CKT 037: How does a Queen beat a Rook?
LEVEL: Easy   

Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk explains the way to win endgames with Queen versus Rook.

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