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A Brief Glimpse at the Vančura Position
Josef Vančura was a Czech composer born at the end of the nineteenth century and buried only 23 years later, in 1921. He's remembered for a specific rook and rook's pawn vs rook endgame which he carefully studied. Due to his work history will call this the Vančura Position. Most chess…

One Classic, Tricky and Timeless Rook Endgame to Master
Some weeks ago I was leafing through my old chess mags when suddenly I spotted a classic rook endgame which called my attention. I don't know where you live, but in the year 1994 not many of my neighbours count on a computer at home ---not to mention a chess…

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