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5. Bishop vs Knight

All the answers carry similar traits:

* When to offer the Bishop for trade with the Knight, and vice versa.
* Tests your engine's understanding of superior minor pieces.
* This test also evaluates your engine's ability to distinguish between superior knight, superior Bishop, doubled pawns, resultant pawn structure after the trade-off etc.

Feel Free to report the results from your engine/Favourite engine.

Recommended Test time:

Short time control:                                      10 seconds each move.
Intermediate Time Control:                      1 minute each move
Long Time Control:                                       7 minutes each move.

Swaminathan N,
Aug 10, 2009, 8:04 PM