Chapter 5 of the Strategic Test Suite: Bishop vs Knight
is now available for download.
* Consists of carefully selected 100 questionairres on Square Vacancy
* All of the questions in this test suite are selected by me and thoroughly verified by Dann Corbitt after close to several hundreds of hours of analysis, Each question has been analysed by top engines for hours.
* All the answers carry similar traits:(1) When to offer the Bishop for trade with the Knight, and vice versa.
(2) Tests your engine's understanding of superior minor pieces.
(3) 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.Download
Feel free to report the results from your engine/ favourite engine, suggestions are welcome.
Special Thanks to Pedro Castro, Allard Siemelink, Zach Wegner for the testing and correcting mistakes throughout the process. And Thanks to those who reported bugs and tested out the V 1.0 of the test suite called "Undermining"
Test Suite Release time: 14th of July, 2009
Swaminathan and Dann Corbit.