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Superior Minor Pieces

  • In the endgame with all pawns on one side of the board, the Knight is superior for having access to both colors than the Bishop.
  • In a situation B + B vs B + N, trading one of the enemy Bishop to lead to B vs B or B vs N is more beneficial of the side having the knight.
  • N + N do not work well, exchanging them for N or B is beneficial.

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For chess players, winning a game is everything. To win, one must checkmate the opponent king. But there are not always the opportunity to checkmate the king, instead there are positions whose intricate details can help him conquer the opponent. This book talks about those details that a beginner chess player can understand and an intermediate to expert level player can improve his ratings.

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