More experienced players understand the power of the bishop. Bishops usually gain in relative strength towards the endgame as pieces are captured and more lines become available on the board. A bishop can easily influence both wings of the board simultaneously. In an open endgame, 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.
Here our masters outline successful strategies for employing the bishops and show you how to successfully combat two bishops as well..
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Content: 4 hours and 36 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 12 Lectures.
Recommended for Beginner - Advanced Players