Chess Endgame Fundamentals: Lucena Position 14.02.2023 Practice the Lucena Position and other important rook endings on Chessable! Follow me on Twitter: Post navigation PreviousNext 187 Comments Comments navigation Older commentsNewer comments is that a kasparov set? Reply lol, if I promote a pawn when they only have a king, I just get rook Reply LOVE your chess board !!! Would like to have one exactly like it !! Reply Thanks for your explanations. Crystal clear. Reply 8:07 What could black do against rook to H4 to H8 to B8 to B7? Reply I had no idea it was the MOST position in all of chess theory 😂 Reply Hey John where did can you buy a good quality chess board like the one you use in the video, or if you can remember where you got yours at I would appreciate it. Reply Very good video. Just wish you had touched upon the Black defensive attempt of placing HIS rook on the fourth rank before White gets the opportunity to do so. Reply Five people burned bridges. Reply Thanks. Reply 11:56 How is Rd8 winning? What about the checks? Reply Pawn promoting Brings out a upside down rook Reply Great video, thx. Reply So, what is the winning method with the rook pawn, after all? Reply what is the size of this board ? Reply how to utilise these positions in bullet games? Reply This is fantastic man.. haven't had a better explanation for endgames yet! Reply The best chess teacher on YouTube . Period !!! . Much gratitude ! Reply Well explained: clear, complete, and succinct. Reply Your board is cool Reply What if I have to bring it all the way from b2?? Reply Thanks, endgames always confused me. This was extremely helpful. Reply Sir, Where to buy exactly same chess board and pieces ?? Reply thanks for the vedio.. helped me a lot.. 👍 Reply You can still win even if the pawn is on the a or h file..just swing the rook to the opposite file, then move it to either 1 or 8 row, then place it on the pawn's attacked square? Reply What should White play if Black plays Rb1 at 10:33? Reply awesome. Thank you so much! Reply thank you very muchi appreciate much to have lessons with a real chessboard , à physical board.and good pedogogie either: no too short not too long Reply 4:45 Rb5 Reply One defensive try you didn't show is when the weaker side places its own rook on the fourth rank. Reply You're amazing Reply Thank you for this excellent explanation and demonstration. I will check out your website and practice this endgame. Btw I also subscribed. Reply Engines suggest rook d5 (5th rank) for the bridge? Reply at 11:54 Rd8 does not work as black will get some checks and you will have to start the process over again. Reply Thanks John,, make more endgame lesson!! Reply Never understood why it’s called a bridge. Reply So I'm on an date and a tell her my favorite position is the lucena position. Reply thanks … by the way i like your chessboard Reply I have been around chess for 30 years and I never heard about the Lucena position before. 0_0! Thanks man for sharing! Reply Good video Reply Thank you John. This Lucena & also the Philador rook & pawn positions are ABSOLUTELY CRUCIAL to know!! Sincerely, JAMES. Reply Please make king bishop + knight vs king only endgame video Reply At 5:48 what about white 1.Rd7.. Then 1…Ke6 2.Rc7 and then white king can step aside to Kc8 and there are no more checks.. Reply Congratulations. A clear and concise explanation of this position. Greetings from Puerto Rico. Reply I tryed this today and I also figured out that my rook had to block the check, so I did the 2nd option you said, I thought I had to sacrifice the rook for a queen and I'm quite sure I saw somewhere that's winning xD. But anyway I definitely enjoyed this video and it's helping me to improve! Reply Great lesson, as usual! Which board/piece set is this, and how would I go about obtaining one? Reply Can anyone tell me the chessboard name? And price? Reply Simply the best explanation of Lucina position I have encountered on YouTube! Now, everything becomes clear and simple. Thanks a lot, John. =) Reply What chess set is that? Reply Wow, physical board is more pleasant than electronic board. Sir, add more videos Reply Comments navigation Older commentsNewer comments Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.