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Rook endings:

Game Collection: g15713's favorite Rook endgames

Game Collection: g15713's favorite Rook endgames Part II

Won Alabama State Championship 4 times and was briefly a chess master in my salad days

Earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science and Technology from Thomas Edison State College specializing in electronics engineering - March 2003

Worked as a production/electronic engineering technician over 15 years for Motorola and then as a TV technician for a short time (20 months) before retiring

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Numerous favorite songs:

Marty Robbins "A White Sport Coat and a Pink Carnation" 1957

Phil Phillips "Sea of Love" 1959

Ron Holden "Love You So" 1959

Sam Cooke "Wonderful World" 1960

The Beatles - "While my guitar gently weeps" (1968)

The Beatles - "Here comes the sun" (1969)

The Beatles - Instrumental

Jethro Tull - Living In The Past 1969

Jethro Tull - Bouree 1969

Ten Years After - "I'm Going Home" 1969

George Harrison - "My Sweet Lord" (1970)

James Taylor - "Fire and Rain" (1970)

Jethro Tull - "Aqualung" was the title track from their Aqualung (1971) album.

The Doors - L.A. Woman (1971)

America - "A horse with no name" (1971)

Ringo Starr: It Don't Come Easy (Starr, 1971)

Emerson, Lake and Palmer - From The Beginning (Trippy Space Video)

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It was released on their 1972 album Trilogy.

Peter Frampton - "Do You Feel Like We Do" 1973

Pink Floyd - "Time" was fourth track on The Dark Side of the Moon (1973) - Wiki

"The Great Gig in the Sky" was the fifth track on The Dark Side of the Moon - Wiki The song features music by Richard Wright and non-lexical vocals by Clare Torry.

Eddie Kendricks "Keep on Truckin" 1973

Stevie Wonder - AS
In album: "Songs in the Key of Life" (1976)

AL Stewart "Year of the Cat" 1976

AL Stewart "Time Passages" 1978

Issac Hayes - "Don't Let Go" (1979)

The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
Although recorded in 1981, Sting wrote the song as early as 1976 - Wiki

Stars on 45 - Medley - 1981

Modern English "I Melt With You" - 1983

A-ha "Take On Me" recorded 1984

Talk Talk "It's My Life" 1984

The Cars "Tonight She Comes" (1985)

The Cure - Just Like Heaven
"Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me" album (1987)

MARRS - Pump up the Volume 1987

"Air" from Johann Sebastian Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 3

Beethoven Symphony no 7 in A major (Herbert von Karajan)

Beethoven Moonlight Sonata (Sonata al chiaro di luna)

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   g15713 has kibitzed 87 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Sep-11-19 Leo Crevatin vs J Kretz, 2018
g15713: E. 1 White to move. Last: 43...b5 [DIAGRAM] Should be a draw according to Stockfish... Stockfish 25-minute analysis: 1) =0.00 (54 ply) 44.Rc6+ Kg7 45.Rc7+ Kf6 46.Rc6+ 2) -0.01 (53 ply) 44.Rc8 Rd3+ 45.Kg2 h5 46.Rc5 Rd2+ 47.Kf3 Rh2 48.Rc6+ Kg7 49.Kg3 Rc2 50.Rc5 Rb2 51.Rc7+ Kh6 ...
   Sep-10-19 B Roselli Mailhe vs G Cerda Albornoz, 2018
g15713: E. 1 Black to move. Last: 48.Rxe3 [DIAGRAM] Unfortunately, FinalGen estimates that it would require over 11 TB of disk space hence we have to use Stockfish. Black had numerous chances to draw this game but... Stockfish 25-minute analysis: 1) =0.00 (55 ply) 48...h5 49.Re6+ Kg7 ...
   Sep-07-19 M Vachier-Lagrave vs Anand, 2018
g15713: E. 1 Black to move. Last: 42.Kxf5 [DIAGRAM] FinalGen considers the position as a draw. 42...Ke8 or Rh6 draws Game continued: 42...Ke8 43. Ke5 Rh6 44. b3 Kd8 45. Rf7 Kc8! 46. a4 E. 1.1 Black to move. Last: 46.a4 [DIAGRAM] Black could have played 46...bxa4 47. bxa4 and now ...
   Sep-05-19 Karjakin vs Anand, 2018
g15713: Black to move. Last: 40.Rxe2 [DIAGRAM] FinalGen considers the position as a draw. The Black king should head towards the queenside. 40...Kf5 is clear cut draw while 40...Kf6 or Kf7 White wins or Draw - FinalGen 40...Kg5? loses to 41. Re4! Game continued: 40...Kg5 41. Re4 Rc2+ 42.
   Aug-31-19 Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1947
g15713: F. 1 After exchanging minor pieces, rook ending with d+fg versus gh Black to move. Last: 55.Kxe3 [DIAGRAM] Unfortunately, as chess user <AylerKupp> points out, FinalGen estimates that it would require about 2 TB of disk space when I only have 1 TB SATA drive (865 GB ...
   Aug-22-19 Vaisser vs Stefan Djuric, 1985
g15713: Look at a similar rook ending between Jennifer Yu and S Foisor Black to move. Check. Last: 45. Rxb5+ ' Jennifer Yu vs S Foisor, 2018 E. 1 White to move. Last: 78...g6 [DIAGRAM] FinalGen considers the position as a draw but White's task is not easy. John Emms in his wonderful ...
   Aug-21-19 Jennifer Yu vs S Foisor, 2018 (replies)
g15713: E. 1 Black to move. Check. Last: 45.Rxb5+ [DIAGRAM] The rook ending has now transformed to 2 pawns against 1 pawn. FinalGen considers the position as a draw. John Emms in his marvelous 2008 chess book, The Survival Guide to Rook Endings, remarks about f- and g-pawns vs h-pawn on
   Aug-19-19 Duong Thanh Nha vs Yermolinsky, 2007
g15713: E. 1 White to move. Last: 36...Rxd5 [DIAGRAM] Normally this rook ending, 4 pawns against 3 pawns on the same side of the board, is considered drawish. Game continuation: 37. Rc2 g5 38. Re2 e6 39. Rb2 Kg7 40. Ra2 h5 41. h3 Kg6 42. Re2 Rd4 43. Kf2 Kf6 44. Kg2 Ke7 45. Ra2 e5 46. Kf2
   Aug-17-19 A Tate vs Jonathan Pein, 2018
g15713: Part 2 Going back to E. 1 Black to move. Last: 43.Rb5 White begins to tighten his grip [DIAGRAM] Instead of game continuation 43...Ra6? Black's correct play is to immediately activate his rook with 43...Rd1+! 44.Kg2 Ra1 45.Rxa5 Kg7 46.Ra8 Kf6 Black activates his king. E. ...
   Aug-15-19 Akopian vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1999
g15713: Drawn position if played correctly Look at a similar game between Tal and Gipslis ' Tal vs Gipslis, 1983 E. 1 Black to move. Last: 34.Ke3 [DIAGRAM] Game continued: 34...Ra1?! and eventually lost Dvoretsky in his <Endgame Manual - 3rd edition, diagram 9-166> <"In this ...
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