What Happens When You Hesitate In Chess

Jun 2, 2015
22 min
You probably know that hesitating in chess is bad, but you’ll be amazed at how quickly things fall apart after one unjustified delay. GM Alex Yermolinsky examines an unusual game from the Russian team championships to illustrate this important chess truth. Just as White is about to consolidate his position, Black uses that moment to start a deadly attack. You don’t want to miss the double rook sacrifice at the end.