Don’t Open Lines For The Bishop

Pawns blocking lines of enemy bishops are an asset, especially in the endgame. Instead of grabbing more material, Black should aim at keeping the crucial diagonals of the White’s black-square bishop locked up in order to promote his pawn.

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4 Responses to Don’t Open Lines For The Bishop

  1. Good to hear from you again.

  2. chunkyrook says:

    Thank you, it’s good to be back. Hopefully I’m here to stay.

  3. gufetto99 says:

    In the final position… N:c4+ and black win!

  4. chunkyrook says:

    Yes, of course. Thanks for pointing it out.

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