Definition of 'rook'
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The white rook and knight have wandered far away from the defence of the king. Times, Sunday Times (2017)An impressive sacrifice of rook for knight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Neither king nor rook may have moved before. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This involves a sacrifice of rook for bishop. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Black has not managed to move either his rooks or bishops. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Moving rooks and bishops just one square. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He sacrifices rook for bishop to enhance his queenside initiative. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Not a knight nor a rook. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What is the correct rook move? Times, Sunday Times (2010)When it comes to winter sports, rooks may be just as smart as their human counterparts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This sacrifice of rook for bishop leaves White well in control. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In contrast White has not yet managed to move either of his rooks or bishops. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Black is a rook for bishop ahead but has problems because his knight on c4 is stuck. Times, Sunday Times (2011)White is a rook up and winning easily but needs to be alert to the threat of... Bc4. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Winning a rook for a minor piece, as bishops and knights are known, is called winning the exchange. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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