Saturday, August 20, 2011

Lucena Position

One of the most important and basic positions in Rook and Pawn endgames is the Lucena position.

The technique is to build a 'bridge' for the King with your Rook so that the passed pawn can be promoted.

Try it yourself on Chessvideos
Details with different variations on Wiki Explanation from IM Jeremy Silman

Analysis on YouTube

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