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In his new, ground-breaking series, The Power of the Pieces, Belorussian grandmaster Sergey Kasparov examines the strengths, weaknesses and overall characteristics of each piece on the chessboard.
This first volume in the series is about the bishop. Its role in the opening, middlegame and endgame is discussed in detail, amply supported by over 140 examples from tournament praxis.
Bishops of the Same Colour
Bishop vs. Knight
Bishop vs. Rook
Two Bishops vs. Knight and Bishop
Bishop vs. Pawns
The King's Indian Bishop
The French Bishop
The Nimzo-Indian Bishop
The Fianchetto on g2
The Stonewall Bishop
The Advantage of the Two Bishops
The "Bad" Bishop
The Attacking Bishop
Opposite-colour Bishops in the Middlegame.
Popular chess author Sergey Kasparov is known for his entertaining writing style. His books are always instructive and insightful. Books previously published include The Exchange Sacrifice and Doubled Pawns.
Published 2018, softback, 248 pages.