Mastery: Strategy

How To Avoid Mistakes

How To Avoid Mistakes

Learn to minimize your mistakes with GM Romain Edouard!

Have you ever wondered if there was a way to avoid making so many mistakes? Then this is the course for you! We all make mistakes, but stronger players avoid most of them. GM Romain Edouard is a world-class chess instructor and the author of The Chess Manual Of Avoidable Mistakes. In this course, Romain will discuss the most common mistakes in chess and how to avoid them in your own play. Start minimizing your mistakes today!

Here is what you will learn:

  • Learn the importance of staying objective!
  • Learn how to keep your focus during an intense game!
  • Learn how to keep fighting, even in bad positions!

"Wow, a course by GM Romain Edouard! Edouard‘s Chess Calculation Training series is great. I am currently working through the Middlegames book." - member Nf7mate

  • How To Avoid Mistakes: Be Objective

    Often our mistakes in chess come from fear. Even Grandmasters can be intimidated by higher rated opponents! GM Romain Edouard shares his experiences, with this psychological problem both as the higher rated player and as the underdog!

    • 16 min
    • 5 challenges
  • How To Avoid Mistakes: Stay Focused

    Often we make mistakes because of time pressure, or just a lack of concentration. GM Romain Edourard explains how to stay focused and how to handle the clock in key games!

    • 18 min
    • 5 challenges
  • How To Avoid Mistakes: Make Concrete Concessions

    When you have a good position, it's easy to sit back and try to avoid risk. However, often good positions require precise calculation to convert them into a win. GM Romain Edouard is back with some personal examples of successful and problematic calculations.

    • 15 min
    • 5 challenges
  • How To Avoid Mistakes: Have A Fighting Spirit

    When a game looks drawish, don't just agree to a draw! You learn more by playing on, and often there's a chance to win in even the most simple-looking endgames! GM Romain Edouard wraps up his series and shows you some of his best endgame tricks!

    • 19 min
    • 5 challenges
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