This article is a follow-up on How To Deal With Mistakes In Chess-II
Reason 4: You insufficiently posed your opponent "real" problems
It is also important to pose "real" problems to your opponent. Real problems are not just problems that lead to... | Read More
This article is a follow-up on How to Deal with Mistakes in Chess - Part I
Reason 3: You did not play sharp enough yourself and/or did not believe enough in the strength of certain moves
Closely related to the previous phenomenon is the seeing o... | Read More
About mistakes as the defining characteristics of a chess game.In this article I claim that a chess game cannot be won if the opponent does not make a mistake. In that sense it is impossible to have any influence over the outcome of a game. If you... | Read More
The Pubering Brain
I just watched a weekly Dutch television show called “Boeken” (”Books”). In it the host interviews writers about their new books. Today the guest was Eveline Crone. She is a psychologist and researches the developing br... | Read More
In the previous articles How To Build A Chess Opening Repertoire - Part I: Getting The Lay Of The Land and How To Build A Chess Opening Repertoire - Part II: Your Style, I discussed the importance of having a chess opening repertoire and the issue... | Read More
A little while ago I started discussing the subject of building a chess opening repertoire in How To Build A Chess Opening Repertoire - Part I: Getting The Lay Of The Land. I discussed which considerations play a role in building your chess openin... | Read More
Hi all,Today I did an experiment live commenting two blitz games from the 2007 Pivdenny Bank Chess Cup in Odessa. It concerns Harikrishna - Morozevich & Morozevich - Harikrishna.The first video is of bad quality, the second one is already bett... | Read More
Are you struggling to define a good opening repertoire for yourself? Then continue reading.
Probably one of the most discussed topics in chess is that of having a good, solid, attacking, defensive, broad, specialized, surprising or o... | Read More
Hi all, last week I posted Chess Puzzle #4. Below you will find the solution.
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Hi all,Yesterday Sergey Karjakin managed to win an interesting game against big gun Levon Aronian.Normally Aronian is very solid, but this time he was a bit too vulnerable and must have been baffled by the young Ukrainian’s play.
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