Now that we have some idea about the kind of positions these minor pieces prefer, understanding exchanges become easier.
What matters is not what leaves the board, but what remains on the board.
Also, we must not exchange just on the basis of our preferences. We all have preferences – some of us prefer bishops in general, while some of us prefer knights, but that shouldn’t come in between our decision making. We must exchange based on the demands of the position.
Let us look at some instructive examples based on decision making in terms of exchanges-
I hope the above-mentioned set of examples will shed some light on the do and don’ts of exchanges. Exchange with the utmost care and thought! That’s a sign of a strong player.
Finally, I would like to offer a position for the readers to solve.
The solution will be published in the next article.
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