Analyzing 8-year-old's game
This is a game that my daughter lost at a recent scholastic chess tournament. She's 8 years old, so the blunders are not too shocking.
Below is a "refinement" of mine of how Black's strategy could have been done more cleanly.
I'm still thinking about how I want to coach her to deal with this type of situation. Here's one approach I'm considering:
But I'm interested in other ideas; hence this blog post. Thanks for any suggestions anyone might have.