Bishop vs Knight – Which One Is Stronger?

Which of them is stronger? In chess,  this  is one of the ‘philosophical’ questions that define the level  of a player’s  strategic understanding. From days of old it has been customary to divide chess-players into two groups: the ‘Mor­phyites’ (adherents of the style of Paul Morphy, who preferred playing with bishops) and the ‘Chigorinists’ (Mikhail …