Like bishops, rooks are long range pieces that can have an influence even from the edge of the board. As with bishops, you should try to place your rooks on open lines where their firepower can be directed at the enemy. Rooks are more valuable than bishops and knights, so you should keep them in reserve in the early part of the game ... read on
Diagram - which rook move by Romain Edouard (Black) ends the game ?
GM Romain Edouard is a French grandmaster (located in Barcelona, Spain, as of June 2021) who reached the "super grandmaster" threshold with a 2702 rating in 2014. He was a second of GM Veselin Topalov for several years.
* Edouard is also a chess coach, author and Chess.com lesson instructor