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Examining the Philidor Pattern

What do the following eight positions have in common (besides two general facts: queen-vs-rook and in-the-corner)? Diagram-1 . Diagram-2 . Diagram-3 . Diagram-4 . Diagram-5 . Diagram-6 (only two more after this one) . Diagram-7 . Diagram-8 (basically the same … Continue reading

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