Rook endings are among the most difficult in chess. Rook and Pawn endings have their own special rules and a special way of calculation. Bryan examines various rook endings resulting from different openings played through to conclusion. Learn what to think about and step by step how to assess the board.
Content: 4 hours and 12 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 6 lectures.
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ECO A30, D62, C49, C90, C14, E02
GM Bryan Smith grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, and currently splits his time between Novi Sad, Serbia and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Some of his accomplishments include first place in the 2008 National Chess Congress, 2009 National Chess Congress, 2010 Philadelphia International, and 2011 Limpedea Cup. He was on the national champion UMBC chess team from 1999 to 2001, and became a GM in 2013. Bryan is the the highest rated player from Alaska and the first ever Grandmaster from Alaska!