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The formula for winning a position at this stage of the game when you are 2 pawns up goes like this: Swap the pieces off, or at least enough to make stage 2 possible Create a passed pawn Queen the pawn The problem here is that white is struggling to complete development and black is the one who has all the control. Black controls the open d file Black ...


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First of all, white's pieces don't have much mobility. The B has one legal move, the queen's rook also only has one move, the king's rook only has four moves and none of them are particularly good. The king is kind of in the way. White is going to have to spend some time coordinating his pieces. Second, black has the two Bishops. Third, white's pawns are ...


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First, I don't think that there is any doubt that black has significant compensation, but clearly, black is still trying to hold this, not win it when talking two computers playing each other. I believe that between two humans, I would probably prefer black. If you have an eval that says +.63 for white, but black is down two pawns, you have to realize that ...


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