25. Aug, 2020

Bishops rule

An entertaining game by Alexei Shirov from the 2020 FIDE Online Olympiad (Rapid) highlighting the power of the bishop pair.

Shirov (born in Latvia 1972) is one of the greatest tactical players and is noted for his attacking style and often excels in complications. Shirov is also a fantastic endgame player.

 

👍 Tutorial - 5 things to know about the bishop pair