Mastery: Strategy

Knights vs Bishops

Knights vs Bishops

Master the art of exchanges and make your minor pieces shine!

Do you ever wonder if you're making the right trades? Have you ever wondered how to best use your bishops and knights? Then this course is for you! Follow along with GM Dejan Bojkov as he demonstrates the advantages of knights and bishops. Learn how to use any imbalance in your favor and win the fight between minor pieces. Start getting the maximum out of your minor pieces today!

Here is what you will learn:

  • When are knights better than bishops?
  • When can bishops dominate knights?
  • What should you look for in the middlegame vs the endgame?
  • Bishop Wins The Endgame

    When can a bishop destroy a knight in the endgame? Watch to learn this important lesson on the difference between the two minor pieces.

    • 16 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Bishop Wins the Middlegame

    In the eternal fight between bishop and knight, one piece usually emerges better in the middlegame. Learn how to make your bishop tame the knight in this lesson.

    • 20 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Knight Wins the Endgame

    Sometimes a knight completely dominates an opposing bishop in the endgame - learn how to get the upper-hand with the knight!

    • 19 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Knight Wins the Middlegame

    Did you know that knights can be better than bishops even in the middlegame? Find out how to use this unique piece to rule the chessboard.

    • 18 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Tricky Battle Positions

    Sometimes the fight between knights and bishops can be incredibly complex. Take this final lesson and make sure your minor piece ends up on top!

    • 17 min
    • 5 challenges
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