The Power Of The Bishop Pair

The Power Of The Bishop Pair

TigerChess
Jan 1, 2017, 12:00 AM |
0 | Strategy

Think twice before you exchange one of those bishops! Most grandmasters would prefer the bishop pair over two knights and for good reason. How do they exploit their opponents with this slight advantage? GM Jon Ludvig Hammer will show you the way in our next series, the Power of the Bishop Pair. 

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The Power Of The Bishop Pair Can you handle the awesome power of the bishop pair? GM Hammer really hammers home the beauty and utility of the two bishops in this, the first of his five-part lesson. 

Winning With The Bishop Pair How do you win with Black with a pair of bishops? Use them together as an unbelievable attacking force. GM Jon Ludwig Hammer explains how he employed his bishop pair in a recent victory. 

Bishop Battles: Hammer Vs Banikas Do you prefer bishops or knights? Opinions differ, but almost all grandmasters usually prefer the bishops, especially in pairs! Find out why as GM Jon Ludwig Hammer breaks down one of his games against another grandmaster.

Fear The Bishops: Hammer Vs Krasenkow GM Jon Ludwig Hammer presents "the best game [he's] ever played" against the erstwhile-2700 Michal Krasenkow. Check out his positional pawn sac, exchange sac, and the ensuing. It's a veritable feast of strategic goodness that must be seen to be enjoyed! 

 

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