Better Pawn Structure

Here’s another rook endgame from Master Rook Endgames by Nikolai Minev. Black is a pawn down in this one but has the advantage because his pawn structure is better. Black’s first move is important because he needs to stop White playing 36.c3.

Sam Davies

This entry was posted in Articles, Endgames, Sam Davies on by .

About Sam Davies

Sam Davies is the 15 year old son of GM Nigel Davies and a keen chess player in his own right. After a slow start with the game he has made rapid progress in the last few years and is now winning tournaments. Unlike other juniors he does not play in junior tournaments and likes playing positional chess.