B-842

  When the king of the stronger side is able to get to the front of its passed pawn and win the bishop by its advance, salvation may be brought about only by a reduction of material. A curious case where a reduction is possible even with the blocked pawns occurred in the ending of...


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B-841

  Prospects of winning exist, as a rule, only in positions with passed pawns provided that the enemy passed pawns can be blocked by the bishop and that the king can get to the front of its pawns. In the following example ( Foltys – Romi, Munich, 1936 ) the weaker side saves the game...


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B-840

  4.5.9. Bishop and Three Pawns versus Bishop and Three Pawns Endings of opposite-coloured bishops with equal material are trivial in most cases since draw is inevitable given the approximately equal piece activity. A win is possible only in exceptional situations, that is, when there is a huge difference in the positional value of the...


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