Presented by: GM Eugene Perelshteyn – FM Dennis Monokroussos – IM Mark Diesen
Content: 2 hours and 22 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 5 Lectures.
More experienced players understand the power of the bishop.
A pair of bishops is decidedly superior to either a bishop and a knight, or two knights. A player possessing a pair of bishops has a strategic weapon in the form of a long-term threat to trade down to an advantageous endgame.
Two bishops vs king can force checkmate, whereas two knights cannot. A bishop and knight can force mate, but with far greater difficulty than two bishops.
Here our masters outline successful strategies for employing bishop pairs.
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Recommended for Intermediate - Advanced Players