MP-1019

  Positions where one minor piece dominates the other deserve special attention. In practical play, the positions where the bishop dominates the knight are more common. However, even in positions with reduced material, the knight can sometimes be superior to the bishop. We will illustrate it with the help of two very picturesque studies. Sz....


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N-476

  Also a better knight position may result in great positional superiority – sufficient for a win. A dominant knight may very often provide considerable spatial advantage and better king position by fixing and constantly attacking the enemy pawns whilst restraining the activity of the enemy king. This superiority will gradually be transformed into a...


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N-473

  In knight endings with more pawns, given material equality, a win is also possible due to positional superiority. A decisive positional advantage sufficient for a win may stem from a very broad range of features. We shall examine one by one as follows: the importance of spatial advantage, breakthrough, the better king position, the...


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