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2016-09-19 Chess - Bishop - Knight Combinations.:

Sir, that question is almost literally impossible to answer !    It depends tremendously on the position, not to mention personal preferences (and/or  playing styles of the players.  Some players, in other

2016-09-19 Chess - Bishop - Knight Combinations.:

Hi Prashant,    This all depends on the type of positions you reach in a middle game and what the objectives are.    There are positions where each of the three combinations you give could be better.

2016-09-12 Chess - Checkmate with Bishop and Knight.:

Hi Prashant.    White can force a checkmate with only a king, bishop and a knight.  It is a very long and difficult process though.  Against the best defense, it takes over 30 moves to accomplish.  The

2016-09-12 Chess - Checkmate with Bishop and Knight.:

Hi Prashant,    This is a good checkmate to know to see how the Bishop and knight can work together, though in 44 years of tournament chess - I've only had in occur once.  Therefore, it's extremely rare

2016-09-12 Chess - Checkmate with Bishop and Knight.:

Yes, it is certainly possible to checkmate with a bishop and knight, against a lone king, but the process is not easy.  It definitely takes practice.      And, yes, either piece can give the check(mate)

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