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PKt5 ? 2. PR4, when Black's ch. K x P 8. PKt7. pawns are blocked. --QS P-X-'-B7 2 P-l34 7 K-Q2 P-87. White sces but cannot avert the threat White resigned dter 8. PKt5. 8. PQ6 ~ h K . P,-B8=Q ~ h . 8. K x Q P-,-R8=Q ch. I. MINOR PIECE v. iny, 1656. We shall not consider knights and i bishops srparatdy, hut will sliow in a 1 comparative study their diRcring charactcristics. The bishop has mom mobility for it may cross the board in one move, and a greatc* r a n g for it map contrd squares at a distance.

P-XS R - 4 3 (dse 1 1. PRfr) If. 1 Whitc a rook's pawn with bisho~of the wrong cotour, but White can oftin avoid this. I R K I Tha c o m t plan b first to shield thn advance of the 'good' pawn as fat as possible. H the RP is moved up it becomes a Ifis effective decoy, Black capturing it sooner. 1. f K S ? BK7 2. BK8 RKtS brings about a position which occurred in the game Gaglidze r. Kaspafyal (Tiflis, 1929)3. KO8 KKR3 4. RQ7 B x P 5. PK6 KKt2 6. PK7 KBJ 7. BK8 B08 8. BB7 W i t e wins I (the bishop cannot at o m to KRS, I 1X MINOR RECE ENDlNGS and loses a vital tempo) S .

6. KtxKt stalemate; or if 3. KB7? KtKt4 ch. 4. KK7 Kttl6. 3 ... R-Ktl 4 P-B4 K-R I S K-B7 Kt-Kt4 ~ h . 6 PxKt. 124 Whitet$prwpwts with bishops I n general a KIP is not so favourable, although it has =me winning charms; but zgtinst a BP oar QntreP the defending knight opemtes at full strength on either side of it, and in wosaquenm usually draws. Whm Black's king is on the far side of the board White has wiraiag chams with an unmoved RP, or anot too backward KIP; but bas charms with B BP w Centre P uniy if it is already far advand.

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