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far1ey 21 ( +1 | -1 )
White squared Bishop or Black squared bishop? Simple question, for white, is the White squared bishop more useful or the blacksquared bishop. I know this depends on the opening used but if asked to chose a favorite bishop which one would it be?
alberlie 31 ( +1 | -1 )
without a certain opening in mind, both are worth exactly the same. In the Ruy I like my light squared bishop very much, against the Sicilian I part with it regularily on move 3 or four (Bb5(+) whenever possible) - so that question can't be answered without reference to the opening you have in mind.
far1ey 14 ( +1 | -1 )
Changes I'll change the question then, if you are playing BLACK without any knowledge about what opening is coming, which bishop is better?
ccmcacollister 46 ( +1 | -1 )
hmmm ... Can i answer a different question then?! :)
But I think it might bear upon those asked.
If you are BL, then I believe that WT's wt sq Bishop is more likely to cause you danger early in the opening. Especially from c4,d3 or e2, but also from g2 in a fianchetto KI line.
The BL Bishop may take more time to become dangerous to you. If it does so early, most likely from pinning a piece upon f6. So you'd watch for that.
Being called away at the moment. Bye for now. }8-)
mean_guy183 6 ( +1 | -1 )
o.0 LOL I never thought about differentiating betwenn the bishops
magna68 16 ( +1 | -1 )
Just keep in mind that.. "He that honoureth the bishop is honoured of God; he that doeth aught without the knowledge of the bishop rendereth service to the devil" Epistle of Ignatius to the Smyrnans 9:1
:-)
ionadowman 3 ( +1 | -1 )
Well... ...He would say that, wouldn't he.
:-/
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paranoidyoshi 23 ( +1 | -1 )
for me... ...i'm a Giuoco Piano player. i love my white bishop dearly as white. as black, however, i like to
play Anti-Torre and Dutch, and adore my white bishop there. so in both cases, go white bishops!
coyotefan 9 ( +1 | -1 )
Me I like green colored bishops. Guess that explains my losing streak:)