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...