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Pawn w pawns the bishop p r o w itself superior to the knight. 99 9 9 ~ Although normally a win, there are a few exceptions. KR2 and 2 . KR1, after which his king is not five by 1. KtM. Whitc wins IOXA Aker I . . 3386 2, KKLl no progrces IS posstble. A KB instcad afso draws. I f there are Mocked RPs, with the defender's pawn unmoved, neithcr the knight nor the bishop can win. White plays and wins Black plays and draws 6 K-KL? 7 B--42 blocks the fommost pawn, the bishop attacks from behind. 8 &--Kt4 While plays and wins Black &aysand draws Drawn 101 X sacrifice is ncmsary for White cannot outflank, but he mates in dislodgeable, because the bishop does 101 fiat contrd the quwning square.

I . . BKtb 2. BRS KR3 3. HKt4 transpm. KQ3 17. 15. BK8 BB7 11 M W R PlRt'P, AND TWO P A W S 16. BB7 BRS PRS. 12 K-Q7 KxP 13 K-Q8 K-Kt4 14 B- I36 K-H3 'The diagonal opposition here losa~, but ~f 14. BR4 i 5. BKE; BQ8 16. BH7 HR5 17. HK6. --K4 18 S Q 7 . y. KRP), then Whits wins mom amity. In the general case with disunited pawns Black will be forced to block one with his king and ihc other with his piace. Whitc takes his king over towards the enemy piece, whrch usually has to bc sacr~ficedfor the pawn it blocks.

Kj 10 p........ Q-j. 3 K-B6 K Kt7 the drawing area this muvc :nuy be play&. Kt6 K-B6 24 P-K3 piow that Black is firmly barred from from herc (1851). 27 B--B4 KK6. 2 ... , KQ7 3. PQ5 KK6 1. KtB6 KK5 5. KtX7. theyueeningsquure I . . K K t l a n d 2 ... KRI, after which no harm befillls him. Q~ 2 K-Kt7 K-Q 1 20 G B 4 21 B-Kt5 p K--RS 23 13,-B4 Borwil;l, atid Kling show$ tho win 3. KtB3 KK6 4. KKt2 KK7, Black bas the opposition and draws, 5. KKt3 KK6 6. KKt4 KK5 7. KKtS K x Kt 8. KB5 3 Kt---I33 4 K-R2 5 MINOR PIECE A N D PAWN v.

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