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who is better bishop or knight?
They're different and yet for all the differences nearly equivalent -- Each one is to some degree better or worse depending on a specific position.
I think that a good question could be as follows.
---What is better, a pair ogf B`s or a pair of N`s?
and, in case you loose one piece, what would you prefer: A single N or a single B?
yery excellent comment thnk u.
thanks for Tabor for his good comment.
Until you're looking at a specific position, or at least discussing a type of position it is pretty much meaningless.
Against a lone black king, I would much prefer a bishop pair to a knight pair!
King Bishop>Knight>Queen Bishop
The answer to this, along with the vast majority of plausible "which is better" questions, is this: It depends.
As to having pairs, I will take the bishops over a pair of knights, but a single knight or bishop depends on the position. In an opening if I must trade a bishop for a knight, I don't think twice about it.
But pancakes are ALWAYS better.
if i have a chance to trade a queen for 2 rocks,is it good?,or the queen is better? thanks.
^ it depends on the position. If it's closed, your rooks are useless. If it's open and you have plenty of minor pieces to support the rooks, they will be a match for the queen.
Usually, a bishop is slightly better.
In the midgame a bishop is usually better unless the position is closed or the bishop is weak.
In the endgame, a knight is usually better if the pawns are all on one side of the board, and a bishop is usually better if the pawns are on two sides of the board. Of course it also matters whether the bishop is strong or weak.
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