RMP-75

  c) Doubled pawns In these endings doubled pawns are the weakest. The rook usually draws without real problems, especially if the king is in front of the pawns. In general, the defence from side is a better option because with defending from behind the rook can’t control the promoting square.  

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RMP-74

  When the pawns are separated by more than 3 files, the knight alone can’t protect both pawns at the same time, so the side with rook usually draws easily. But in some circumstances, such as when the pawns are pushed far and the opponents pieces are poorly placed it is possible to prevent rook […]

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RMP-73

  When the pawns are on the sixth rank divided by 3 files, the knight can hardly give them a needed support, so White can draw easily even with the badly placed rook on the side if his king “holds” one of the pawns. When the king is in the less convenient position between the […]

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