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There is massive information on what we should do when playing Chess, opening, middle game, endings etc, etc but not much on what we should avoid doing.
Please help me and let's help us drawing up the very best 10 tips, which I will collate after a couple of weeks?
The one I see beginners make is making lots of pawn moves in the opening.
Don't get angry!
Don't waste moves by making moves that have no point or giving check without a good reason.
rule number one... don't lose.
Don't ignore potential attacks on f2 or f7 early in the game.
Don't underestimate anyone. The person you beat yesterday could beat you today.
'don't get angry' is great!!!!
this is fantastic
Don't bring your queen out early without a good reason. You'll waste time moving it to safety while your opponent continues developing his pieces and gaining space.
have fun and enjoy , it's just a game .
and I forgot , try to meet new friends from all over the world.
1 Look at the game as yourself and you want to win
2 Look at the game as your opponent and he/she wants to win
3 Look at the game as an observer who doesnt care who wins
4 make the move that the three agree is best for you
P.S. it helps if you are a nutcase and if you are not you will be.......
dont hang pieces
sit on your hands
Don't start attacking before you've castled.
Don't overlook mating threats or possible attacks against your king.
Don't start thinking after you made your move; rather do it before.
The third one is my favorite so far.
Don't drink and drive ... while playing chess
Don´t take pills after a game