pawn pawn

September 30, 2011

A Great Rook Ending

In this week's lesson, Dennis takes a look at Jakovenko - Gelfand, 2011, which after a novelty on move 37(!) ended up in a fascinating rook ending. Dennis discusses many thematic endgame ideas: centralizing the king, the power of passed pawns, and more. If you think rook endgames are boring, guess again.