Is it true?

Technical questions regarding Openings, Middlegames, Endings etc.
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soheil_hooshdaran
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Is it true?

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Mon Jul 11, 2016 5:07 pm

Hi.
Is it true that a Rook on the 2nd rank also does defensive duties?

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Matt Mackenzie
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Re: Is it true?

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:48 pm

It can be, yes.

Why do you ask?
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Re: Is it true?

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:35 am

Matt Mackenzie wrote:It can be, yes.

Why do you ask?
I wanted to know if it is a general fact.
I eencountered a Rb2 in a book where the comments read something like itbecomes clear that this rook performs defensive tasks as well

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