Is there any chess position where the most correct move would be promoting a pawn on the 7th or 2nd rank to a Rook or Bishop since the queen can perform both their moves.

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    There are many endgame positions where under-promoting to a rook is done to avoid a stalemate. – Herb Wolfe Dec 22 '16 at 5:44
  • I posted typical rook example. Bishops are usually quite academic. – hoacin Dec 22 '16 at 8:05

For rook is typical this one:

W: Kh8 Re3, B:Kg4 Pf2

White to move can't hold.

Re4 Kg5 Re5 Kg6 Re6 Kf7 Re5! f1R!! (queening runs to Rf5 with stalemate). Rh5 Kg6 0-1

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