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By Steve Mayer

ISBN-10: 071348215X

ISBN-13: 9780713482157

Controversy has lengthy reigned over the relative strengths of the bishop and knight. Mayer makes use of sensible examples to demonstrate positions which favour one minor piece over the opposite and offers a significant research of the long-debated subject.

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IgS!. e7 1 4 tt'ld5! fxe6 1 5 fxe6 20 . . b6 'i'e4 23 This looks risky, but Black has hidden re­ sources. 'iVb6?! e3 'ii'xb2?? loses to 10 lLlb3, trapping the black queen. c6 26 9 f5! e4 'it>d7 Direct and dangerous. Black must be careful not to be blown off the board. l::. l::. d7 42 5 i.. lt:lg4!?. I can only find one example o f this move, which leads t o immense compli­ cations: 13 'i1Vxg4 lt:lxd4 9 . . g7 It's imperative for Black to seek devel­ opment. gxf5 10 exfS eS 1 1 c4! ie7 12 lLlc2 lt:lbd7 1 3 lt:lc3 tLlcS 14 lt:le3 lLlxd3 1 5 'ii'xd3 'ii'c S 1 6 b4!

L2Jc6?! allows White to play e4-e5: 8 l2Jxc6 dxc6 9 eS! ie7 1 1 l2Jd2 g5?! ig3 h5 13 h3 l2Jb6 1 4 l2Je4! and, with l2Jf6+ to follow, White was well on top in the game Kalesis-Karatzas, Aegina 1 993. 8 f4!? Of course! Now the threat of e4-e5 forces Black to move the bishop again. l2Jc6 9 l2Jxc6 dxc6 10 f4 e5 1 1 f5 and White has an edge, Arnason­ Dizdarevic, Manila Olympiad 1 992. I'll talk more about this set-up later, but I will say something here. Note that when compared to Game 1 6, here White is not hampered by his own pawn being on c4.

But what happens if White lunges forward in 'caveman' fashion? Kan players should not be unduly worried by such shows of aggressiOn: a) 1 1 e5?! dxe5 12 fxe5 lt'lfd7 shows a big advantage in developing the bishop on g7 rather than e7. g7-g6) . if4 lt'lxe5 14 �ae1 lt'lbd7 1 5 �h 1 1Wd6 and White has run out of good moves. , however, deserves more re­ spect. White activates the rook on f1 and adds pressure to the e6-pawn. He docs, though, give away the important e5-square. White players should never give away this square lightly as a black knight will find it to be a wonderful outpost: 1 1 ..

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