Defeating "Drawish" Players | Part 1: The Repeater!

Apr 11, 2014
15 min
Making her debut, FM Alisa Melekhina shows her modesty with a loss against a GM. Her lesson: don't just shuffle your pieces around expecting to draw. Higher-rated players know some secrets for overcoming complacency, and here White creates just enough of an imbalance to put Melekhina back on her heels. She's about to be a lawyer - not taking her advice would be criminal.