Okay, I am going to start blogging more. First I would have a greater benefit if my analysis was comprehensive from beginning to the end; and I may attempt that later, but more now here are 4 points that jump on one position in the game.
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Every novice soon learns a table of [DH: "average"] material value for the pieces, the most popular being 1-3-3-5-9, but with a bit more experience he learns that this table is not always reliable. There are two reasons for this: one is that an ... | Read More
So far in my chess journey, I've reluctantly ignored NM Dan Heisman's improvement advice to review thousands of master games. Yes, of course I review master games that have been included in the books I've read, such as How to Reassess Your Ches... | Read More
[White "SevostianovPavel"] IM
[Black "Herminio Herraiz"] GM
1. e4 c5 2. Ne2 Nc6 3. Nbc3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Nde2 Nf6... | Read More
This is a group with over 27,000 members ! For many players this is the first group as well, and an introduction ! I myself belong to this group ! But the question is : why they do not play games ? I do not know and will never know rather soon ! | Read More