Opposite colour Bishops
endgames are well known for their drawish character. That often
it's true, but some cases exist in which the player with material
advantage can force the win all the same. Therefore it's
important to familiarize with some typical endgames K+B+2P vs K+B that
can be classified according the pawn structure (doubled pawns, isolated
pawns, adjacent pawns).
The following endgame
is taken from a real game (60th Italian Correspondence Chess
Championship - Semifinal A) and it is an
in which it is possible to
force a win.