Chess Endgames #002 – Rook Endgames – always look for counterplay!

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  1. "In this video uhm, I'll present to you uhm". Fuck you!

  2. would like to have seen some of the earlier stages too – the missed opportunities

  3. "Stay on those five squares until hell freezes over" Haha that's great. Thanks for the video.

  4. Forcing a draw in a rook endgame can be as satisfying as a win. I love setting up a Philidor's Position against an opponent that is not familiar with it ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. I bet you could make some money if you offered chess tutoring. It might be worth considering. The fact that you are now an IM would be a good selling point ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Wow, very amazing endgame. I want more of this ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. at 18:02 you play Kc3. Why not Rb1 mate? ๐Ÿ˜›

    Just teasing, we got your point and thanks for this endgame. An active King is definitely not to be underestimated.

  8. This is really good. I don't know much of the rook endgame theory so videos such as these really help.

  9. Cool, there are still humans out there believing that programs are not playing perfect.

  10. Thanks Chris, really great instructional video :))

  11. Well done by your teammate, but to be honest, what white did was extremely bad technique for a master player. A 1600 player couldn't have done it any worse.

  12. That's not the point. I could have done better than him in any blitz game. An FM should be able to win this even when he's down to his increment. It's really not that hard.

  13. It was the the last and decisive game for the match, that certainly was a factor. Still the point was to show that you need to try to set problems with active play – otherwise there's not even the possibility for errors.

  14. You missed mate in one in 18:01 (65…Rb1# instead of picking up the pawn…) ๐Ÿ™‚ Homewer, excellent job, very instructive videos & you are my number one chess pedagogic in youtube!

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