B-518

  Also in the battle against three separated pawns bishop’s prospects of success are the better the sooner it can achieve a blockade. Generally, bishop must block two pawns, whilst the king will at the right moment attack and capture the third pawn. A typical strategy employed in these endings is demonstrated in a study...


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B-517

  If separated pawns are considerably far away from the promotion square, the bishop will be able to stop them with the king’s assistance in the majority of cases. The weaker side should defend actively by counter-attacking the enemy pawns. A typical strategy is shown in the endgame Whitehead – Tarjan (U.S.A. championship, 1988.).  ...


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