Never Give Up! -Lesson in Blitz Chess Psychology
Aug 6, 2017, 5:56 PM 0
Thayer Coll- Never give up in blitz chess, even if you're playing poorly or you've made several big blunders and are down significantly in material. Often, human psychology can get the worst of your opponents when they start winning big and they can sense their victory is certain and/or near. Once an opponent gets it in their head that they are certain to win, they sometimes begin focusing exclusively on offense and shift all their attention to your king without regard for their own defense, leading to fatal oversights which you can exploit to destroy your enemy when their guard is down. I played as white.