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Material imbalance: Queen for Two Rooks

I have to say, if this is the aspect of your game most in need of fixing, then count yourself lucky, but there are some general lessons to be learned.

Example games:

Ish follows some theory:

Ramdewar I. - Edney R. [B76]

Kramnik wins with the Rooks:

Leko P. - Kramnik V. [C42]

Fischer wins with the Queen:

Portisch L. - Fischer R. [E45]

The Queen on the attack:

Janowsky - Lasker

The Rooks make a team:

Euwe - Rubinstein [D05]

So, what features favour the Rooks, which the Queen?

Yusupov loses to the Queen:

Jussupow A. - Shaked T. [E81]

The Knight's Tour

Exeter Junior Chess Club: Knight's Tour Problem


Active Chess

From Sverre.Johnsen@dnv.com  Fri Nov 21 12:27:48 1997

Anyway these activities are very popular in Norway. When organizing
summer camps or larger team competitions we always try to find some
time for social/ physical activities like "relay-chess", "basket
chess" or "chat-team" competitions. A brief explanation:

RELAY-CHESS

This is a competition between two teams. It is basically an ordinary
game of chess where the teams have to run a bit to do their
moves. They can each have from 2 to app.12 players. It is not

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