Martinovic Videki

Martinović-Videki

  Very interesting opposite colour bishop endgame. At the end this game ended with the same position as the longest game in history of the World Championship matches.   Event: TCh-AUT 2018-19 Site: Austria AUT Date: 2018.11.15 White: Martinovic, Sasa WhiteElo: 2563 Black: Videki, Sandor BlackElo: 2400 Result: 1/2-1/2  

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B-867

  As a rule, in endings of opposite-coloured bishops, activity of pieces is crucial. When defending a weaker position one should not play passively but should rather maximally activate his pieces even at the price of material concessions. This important principle will be illustrated by the ending of the game Rabinovich – Romanovsky, Leningrad, 1934,...


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B-862

  c ) Endings with Equal Material but Great Positional Advantage As we have seen, simpler opposite-coloured bishop endings with equal material end, as a rule, in a draw since the reduced material essentially restricts the more aggressive options of the stronger side. However, in positions with a greater number of pawns, sometimes a huge...


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