Embarrassing blunder

Aug 23, 2009, 7:20 AM |


At this point in my chess career I'd say I'm a fairly solid Class B player over the board. I'd like to improve to Class A, ideally even to master level someday, but right now I'm held back mainly by my propensity to throw away hard-won advantages with one careless oversight. The following 15 10 game is a case in point:

I'm hoping that if I just keep concentrating on fundamentals, my blunders will gradually decrease. In the meantime, I'm open to advice on how not to screw up so much. Chess is a cruel game.... :-)