19 February 2010

Winning Chess Endgames - Queen vs Pawn

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Winning Chess Endgames - Queen vs Pawn - Video: This video covers the Queen vs Pawn chess endgames. The video will show you how to play the typical endgame positions in which the Queen fights against a Pawn, and the Pawn is just 1 step before being promoted...

What are the results of the Queen vs Pawn endgame? Is it easy to win it for the stronger party? Is it difficult to draw this endgame for the weaker party? It depends on the position. There 3 typical endgame positions you should consider: Bishop Pawn, Rook Pawn, Other Pawn...

The endgame positions Queen vs Bishop Pawn and Queen vs Rook Pawn must be drawing for the weaker party. The position Queen vs Other Pawn must be winning for the stronger party. The winning probability is 50/50. Position permitted, winning this endgame is not difficult...

The Winning Chess Endgames - Queen vs Pawn video will show you 3 typical positions, how to win this endgame for the stronger party, and how to draw it for the weaker party... To start the video and to learn the Queen vs Pawn endgame, just click the Play button below:




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The following is some knowledge on the Queen vs Pawn endgame:
• The endgame's result depends on the type of the position.
• The positions with Bishop and Rook Pawns are drawing.

• The positions with Other Pawns are winning.
• To win, make the opponent's King block its own Pawn...
• To draw, use the Stalemate idea...

07 February 2010

How to Checkmate with a Rook

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How to Checkmate with a Rook Video: This chess video will show you how to checkmate the opponent's King with your own King and only one Rook - no more chess pieces on the board. The video will display the checkmate technique and one real checkmate example.

Checkmating with only one Rook may be difficult for chess beginners. And it is important to learn the topic before you sit down at the chess board... Please see the video first. Then you can find the explanation on the checkmate technique in writing - just below the video.

The video will give you a visible way to learn the Checkmate with One Rook topic. All the moves are graphically explained and supported with the running text... To start the video How to Checkmate with a Rook - just click the Play button below:




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The following is the rules How to Checkmate with a Rook:
• Drive the opponent's King to the edge of the board.
• Cut off the opponent's King with your Rook.

• Place your King at opposition to the opponent's King.
• Note: At a corner, you may checkmate without opposition.
• In any position, it takes no more than 16 moves to checkmate...