Good Knight, Bad Bishop Redux
By Karsten Mueller
In a pure endgame the knight is usually better than the bishop if it has full control. Then the knight has time for its slow maneuvers.
A) Shirov's strong knight
165.01 Shirov,Alexei (2675) - Van Foreest,Jorden (2467)
German Bundesliga (8.3), 31.01.2015
[FEN "2k5/1pp2b2/p4Ppp/2p5/6P1/1PN4P/P1P5/3K4 w - - 0 30"]
Shirov stops Black dynamic options with 30.g5!?
30.h4?! allows 30...Kd7 31.g5 hxg5 32.hxg5 Ke6= and Black is too activ...
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