King Stays in the Corner for Double Rook Endings

The king should stay safe and hidden in the corner for double rook endings. This is an exception to the general rule of centralize the King in endgames. If you bring your King to the center of the board in a double rook ending, it is at great risk. At best, it will get checked constantly until it goes away to hide again (a draw), and at worst, you can easily get mated by two rooks in amongst the pawns. There are certainly exceptions where a King can help out in double rook endings, but there are many tactical traps, and much greater danger for the King than in most other endings.

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