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Saturday, December 22, 2012

Endgame Chess Class: How to Win Queen versus Rook Endgame

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Hi everyone,

When was the last time you got stuck in a Queen versus Rook endgame and did not know how to force a win with your Queen? No matter how many times that's happened before, you could learn to do it right the next time around in such a chess position. 

First, above is the puzzle diagram. Try solving and understanding it by yourself. White to play and win.

Click on diagram to head over to Chess King and learn this basic chess endgame lesson with a super podcast video hosted by Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk.

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