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Attacking or defending really puzzled here need urgent help?
please answer me!
At your level, choose a move that makes a threat above one that doesn't, all other things equal. This will screw up your opponent more then defensive moves.
But honestly, this probably isn't your problem at an 800 rating. You can reach a 1400 rating just by rarely leaving a piece undefended, being able to spot one move checkmates most of the time, and being able to see when a piece is in a position to be taken (en prise) most of the time.
I play through Tal, and Petrosian games, and a mood comes over me. I decide from there.
The correct answer to this and most of these type of questions is it depends on the position.
EDIT: Wait, you've already posted this question. Why ask it again?
Stop abandoning games when you're lost for a start, your sort should be banned
AND NEVER EVER SEND YOUR OPPONENT THIS MESSAGE.....gg
tonydal makes an excellent point. You could be a chart topper with those numbers, making millions of dollars. Perhaps you should keep to your current strategy.
Seriously, as White, play 1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.c3 - The Danish Gambit. It will keep you on the offensive and build your tactical muscles.
I have logged 444 live games so far. My blitz rating peaked recently at 902, but then fell to 812 do to playing while almost asleep, so I can relate with regards to the playing stength of your opponents. They don't know opening theory, at all.
Learn a few clever opening lines ( perhaps gambits) that will keep them on the defensive and you will do fine. But be wide awake when playing speed chess!
Hint: You do need to play more than ten moves for the chess.com engine to analyze your games. It will explain all of your good, bad and ugly moves.
musikamole, in your game, 16... Nh3 is a mate in 3
An excellent eye for the smothered mate.
I got lucky and could have lost on 18...Nf2#.
I did make several mistakes in this game, as did my opponent. My point was to show how gambit play can be one way to keep your opponent on the defensive. It is not instinctive at my level to see a queen sacrifice as a winning move. That is where tactics, tactics and more tactics exercises are needed to have these patterns pounded into the brain.
Have control over each move. That means, If you need to switch positions, in order to control other pieces, do so. Also, Play majestically and artfully. Defense is the best offense. I hope that helps.
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