Rook and Pawn v Rook: Passive Defence

When looking at endings it is important to understand why some strategies do not work.  This leads to better comprehension of correct strategies. One of the classic drawing approaches in Rook and Pawn versus Rook endings is the “Philidor Position” which I will cover in a future blog post. First though, it is worth looking first at a more passive approach and understand why that does not work. Continue reading Rook and Pawn v Rook: Passive Defence