Winning consistently comes not from stepping through a chess game as if itwere dancing to “Mr. Beveridge’s Maggot.” It’s more like dinosaurs attacking.
Fight or flight — Don’t just stand there
Many positions in queen-versus-rook endgames can be very challengingfor both the defender and attacker. In the above position, however, whitecan win quickly. Do you see the move? (Answer is found below)
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Teamwork really counts — Try to get your pieces to work together
A Dinosaur Chess Puzzle
Solution to dinosaur chess puzzle: White wins quicklyafter Qg8+. Black has only one move to get out of thatcheck: Kh6. White now moves Qg5+, and the queenwill capture the black rook on the next move.