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Nepomniachtchi’s position seemed promising early on, with a strong bishop patrolling acres of space and a rook policing the a-file, the column spanning the western edge of the board.
ANOTHER DRAW IS A WIN FOR MAGNUS CARLSENOLIVER ROEDERDECEMBER 4, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Clocks draining, Carlsen and Nepomniachtchi were locked in an intricate battle for space and material in the board’s southwest corner — an asymmetric skirmish, queen and bishop versus rooks and knight.
HOW THE LONGEST GAME IN WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY WAS WONOLIVER ROEDERDECEMBER 3, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The grandmasters agreed to a draw in the position below, with their rooks caught in an endlessly repetitive shuffle.
SOME HUMBLE SUGGESTIONS TO SAVE CHESS FROM ITSELFOLIVER ROEDERDECEMBER 1, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The king in the top middle could be reached both by the rook one square to its right and the knight one square down and two squares to its left.
WILL RIDDLER NATION WIN GOLD IN ARCHERY?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSJULY 30, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Beryn was 'in hevy plyghte,' when he only lost a rook for nothing; Tale of Beryn, 1812.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
The Consul had a good rook-rifle with him; and the kavass, a Serb by nationality, was a very good shot with it.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
"Hear, hear," said everybody except the crow, who hated the rook.
WOOD MAGICRICHARD JEFFERIES
Luke is, doubtless, the stray rook, and a fledgeling hath flown hither from a distant country.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
He was mounted on his old horse, Rook, and looked grim and haggard as a ghost vanishing at the crowing of the cock.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
A shadow sweeps rapidly over the grass—it is that of a rook which has flown between us and the sun.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ROOK

  • bamboozled
  • bilked
  • deceived
  • defrauded
  • double-dealed
  • duped
  • finagled
  • fleeced
  • flimflamed
  • gypped
  • hosed
  • misled
  • ripped off
  • rooked
  • sandbagged
  • scammed
  • screwed
  • shafted
  • stiffed
  • swindled
  • took
  • tricked
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