Danger in Chess - How To Avoid Making Blunders by Amatzia Avni

By Amatzia Avni

One fake circulation, and you are lifeless — as in different video games, chess is fraught with occasions within which the inaccurate response leads on to defeat. although, in contrast to such a lot different video games, chess's most deadly moments are usually sophisticated and simply missed. This quantity bargains counsel to gamers at each point on the way to boost an early caution system.
Its recommendation is dependent round 3 major assets: outdoor (the opponent); inside of (the player's personal concept process); and the stimulus itself (the board position). the writer, an Israeli psychologist and FIDE grasp, indicates avid gamers the way to determine genuine and power risks and the way detecting them can be utilized not just to strengthen safeguard but additionally as an assault strategy.
Includes 24 black-and-white figures.

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D3 ± . b5 +­ White first won the a3-pawn and then later the game. Jlxf61 ± This weakens B lack's kingside pawn struc­ ture and purifies the favorable imbal­ ance, which is often good. This is also a good example for rule # I : what re­ mains on the board is more important than what is exchanged. White's dark­ squared bishop might look strong, but B l ack's f6-knight is also useful. So White correctly decided to exchange on f6. 1 This plays into White's hands, as his knight wants to go to c4 anyway.

30 ... �f3 f5 B lack's pawn majority is mobile, while White's is b lockaded. �f3 4)e4 B lack appl ies the wel l-known endgame strategy: do not rush. Jld7 �e7 4 1 . �e3 4)c31? Provoking a weakness. -'tb5 �f6 45 . c6 g5 B lack finally plays his trump. Ac8? • This allows the undermining of White's queenside. Ae8 was more tenacious. 50 ... £. a4 c3 58. �e3 4)e4 0-1 Exercises (E23) Macieja,Bart/omiej (2618) ­ Dominguez,Lenier (2661) Bermuda (7), 06. 2005 B B lack to move. (One point) Solutions begin on page 1 58.

L"k3 2 7 . E! a l E! a8 2 8 . b 5 4Jbd7 a n d B l a c k h a s good draw i ng c h ances because of h i s s t r o n g k n i g h t s . 2 6 ... § a S 2 8 . § c 7 � f 8 29 . §b7?! 2 9 . �g2 4Jed7 3 0 . f4 was more prec i se as the rook is we l l placed o n c 7 . �g2 �e8 3 l . £ld7 32 . §c7 �d8 33 . §c2 a51 B l ack wants to e l i m i ­ n ate h i s weakness, b u t h e w i l l a l ­ w a y s h a v e to guard t h e b - p a w n . �f3 • • . • • 41 4 1 . . h 5 ! 4 2 . g x h 5 ( 4 2 . g 5 �e7) 42 . 4Jc4 tzlxc4 4 5 .

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