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Geometry of the Chessboard: 3 Indispensable Patterns
Most students will tell you the shortest route between two points is a straight line, although 'for the kings on the chessboard this is only valid for the diagonals', wrote GM Karsten Müller and IM Frank Lamprecht on their monumental work 'Fundamental Chess Endings’ (Gambit). Indeed, the geometry of the chessboard…

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