Practical EndGames Analysis R+3P vs R+2P


Event: “34th ECC Open 2018”
White: “Tari, Aryan”
WhiteElo: “2618”
Black: “Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi”
BlackElo: “2711”
Result: “0-1”


This rook ending should be won for Black and in the first, technique phase, Vidit played very well.




1.  "Vancura" is one of the best defensive methods in rook endgames. The weaker side can draw the game with two pawns less or in Carlsen-Aronian example even with three pawns down .

GM, FT Ante Brkic

Ante Brkić is a Croatian Chess Grandmaster and a FIDE Trainer. He won the Croatian Chess Championship in 2010. Ante was a member of the national team many times. His peak rating was 2621.