CBM Blog: 'Rook endings are always drawn?'

7/14/2011 – Well, in a certain sense yes, but usually the defender must play actively, as our our endgame specialist Dr Karsten Müller meticulously demonstrates. In his second example GM Müller shows us how in a "wrong rook pawn" ending the defender can often hope to construct a fortress, and how this can be overcome by the attacker. Valuable lessons for your next tournament.

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Rook Endings are Always Drawn

But usually the defender must play actively:

The Wrong Rook's Pawn

Against a bishop the defender can often hope to construct a fortress, especially if a wrong rook's pawn is still on the board:


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