The W-manoeuvre

1/13/2011 – Many players hope that they will never have to face at the board the ending of knight and bishop against king, because they are afraid that they will not be able to manage to mate correctly. The right way to do so was demonstrated recently by no less than Ivanchuk in his game against Morozevich. GM Dr. Karsten Müller has dealt with the subject for ChessBase Magazine Online and shows everyone whose technique is still less than perfect how to master this mate completely by making use of the W-manoeuvre.

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The W-manoeuvre

Many players hope that they will never have to face at the board the ending of knight and bishop against king, because they are afraid that they will not be able to manage to mate correctly. The right way to do so was demonstrated recently by no less than Ivanchuk in his game against Morozevich. GM Dr. Karsten Müller has dealt with the subject for ChessBase Magazine Online and shows everyone whose technique is still less than perfect how to master this mate completely by making use of the W-manoeuvre.

The W-manoeuvre



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