Improve Your Chess DVD Series - Rook & Pawn Endgames



    Improve Your Chess DVD Series - Rook & Pawn Endgames
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    On this dvd, GM Edmar Mednis - a recognized authority on the endgame - teaches the viewer the fundamentals of rook and pawn endings, including: the importance of rook activation and rook placement, the Lucena position, and the Philidor position. Mednis offers instructive examples involving passed pawns and connected passed pawns, disconnected passed pawns, outside passed pawns, and more complex positions requiring conversion of a material advantage. The author provides the student with a thorough grounding in the basic principles and practical aspects of rook and pawn endgame play.

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