knights and bishops

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #41


    I'm kinda new to blitz chess. I've noticed that people go out of their way to exchange bishops for knights. Even if it means weakening their position. I almost never see it go the other way around. Is there some innate advantage to having a knight in blitz games? If not why so many trades?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #42


    srikanth_narahari wrote:
    goldendog wrote:

    a knight can beat a bishop anytime. there looser's.

    I see, winner.

    In that position the knight does beat the bishop. After the bishop captures the queen, the knight then captures the bishop.

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