Rook & Pawn Endgames – GM Ben Finegold – 2014.12.30

Grandmaster Ben Finegold looks at rooks. Rooks aren’t commonly used in the opening, but are common in the endgame. And… aren’t passed pawns fun?

Adolf Schwarz vs Joseph Henry Blackburne, Vienna (1882)
Carl Schlechter vs Jean Taubenhaus, Ostend (1905)
Frank James Marshall vs Mikhail Chigorin, Barmen Meisterturnier A (1905)
Jose Raul Capablanca vs Corzo / Blanco / Portela, Havana (1910)


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