10 MOST COMMON CHESS MISTAKES

SCU:978-1-58042-346-5

Larry Evans

A fascinating collection of more than two hundred typical errors committed by the worlds greatest players challenges you to test your skills by choosing between two moves: the right one, or the one actually played. You will be amazed at how even world champions make errors in critical situations and violate the basic principles of chess. From neglecting development and king safety, misjudging threats, and premature attacks to impulsiveness, snatching pawns, and basic inattention, you get a complete course in exactly what not to do. 256 pages

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Bad Development
    • Game Examples 2-21
  • Chapter 2: Neglecting The King
    • Game Examples 22-41
  • Chapter 3: Misjudging Threats
    • Game Examples 42-63
  • Chapter 4: Ignoring Pins
    • Game Examples 64-83
  • Chapter 5: Premature Aggression
    • Game Examples 84-105
  • Chapter 6 Miscalculation
    • Game Examples 106-125
  • Chapter 7: Impulsiveness
    • Game Examples 126-146
  • Chapter 8: Pawn Snatching
    • Game Examples 147-167
  • Chapter 9: Creating Weaknesses
    • Game Examples 168-188
  • Chapter 10: Inattention
    • Game Examples 189-215
  • Chapter 11: Anatomy of an Error
    • Game Examples 216-218
  • Index of Players