Berlin Endgames Part 5: Black's Strong Bishop Pair

Nov 16, 2011
23 min
Take that! The black side of the Berlin Defense finally gets some love from GM Dejan Bojkov in today's video! Here we see black's Bishop Pair serve as full compensation for the tarnished pawn structure. As we learn, black can strive for certain types of positions: In particular, positions with a few open diagonals, a couple of well placed Bishops, and a mobile queenside pawn majority.