Study of the Month – A short history of endgame study castling I

Castling is a fascinating move. According to Wikipedia, “it originates from the ‘king’s leap’, a two-square king move added to European chess between the 14th and 15th centuries, which took on its present form in the 17th century”. The intricacies of the rules of castling have inspired many studies. Specialized columnist Siegfried Hornecker presents some of them. | Photos: Pixabay

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