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Chess Endgame

Chess Endgame Study: Rook vs Pawn

Chess Endgame Study: Rook vs Pawn

Today I’d like to share with you a chess endgame study by Richard Réti, who was one of the greatest chess players. You will learn how to play the Rook vs Pawn endgame, especially how to win with the rook against a passed pawn.

Reti composed this endgame study in 1928 and it became one of the the classical endgame studies of all time. It also illustrates a very important chess rule, a move, called the Zugzwang.

Watch the video lesson and see if you know how to win in the Rook vs Pawn endgame. There is also a puzzle challenge for you at the end of the video.

You can find the PGN of this endgame study below:

I hope you enjoy reading this blog post.

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