Understanding Minor Piece Imbalances: The Bishop

Understanding Minor Piece Imbalances: The Bishop

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1 day ago

Bishops and knights have very similar nominal values but the way they move is completely different. A bishop is able to snipe his enemies from a distance but can only have access to half of the board by himself. Knights, on the other hand, have ac...

How Lucky Are You?

How Lucky Are You?

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15 days ago

To many people, it seems that good chess players are always lucky and are able to make a comeback from terrible positions. Of course, the truth is that they can find the correct resources and set up traps to ensnare their opponents. As Sam Shankla...

How to be Your Opponent's Worst Knightmare

How to be Your Opponent's Worst Knightmare

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24 days ago

Knights are one of the trickiest pieces on the chessboard. The way they move and where they can end up in 2 to 3 moves is not intuitive to the human mind at all. In this article, I hope to provide some clarity as to how knight endings should be ap...

Sensing Stalemate From a Mile

Sensing Stalemate From a Mile

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29 days ago

When most chess players hear that stalemate has occurred on the board, they will most likely think that one side played the ending carelessly. However, as we will see in this article, stalemate is a key defensive resource that can be deployed even...