Learn From Your Chess Mistakes


Most players want to put the experience of defeat behind them as quickly as possible, but there is no better way to improve your game than by analysing your lost games to find out what went wrong, ensuring that you don't make the same mistake again. This original work -- designed specifically for club players -- identifies typical failings, such as poor opening preparation, inappropriate choice of openings, being tricked, losing the thread of the position, miscalculation, lack of confidence, faulty judgement, time trouble, missed opportunities, confusion, failure to adjust and losing the initiative. This books helps the reader identify and analyse these mistakes in order to avoid them next time round. Players suffering a defeat will take heart and benefit from this upbeat book, written in the author's informal style with a gentle sense of humour.