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Visualization/Analysis in Chess

From: rook@IslandNet.com (Dan Scoones)
Newsgroups: rec.games.chess.misc
Subject: Re: Visualization/Analysis in Chess
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 1997 07:43:26 GMT
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On Wed, 15 Jan 97 02:36:49 GMT, enyoung@bellatlantic.net (Eugene N.
Young) wrote:

>... how does a good chess player calculate mentally, ie, 
>what is the mental process by which he/she "sees" many moves ahead?? Is it 

Why do we lose?

Peter Lane, 13th September 1996

After a season of mixed results, it is time to go back over some of the more painful losses, and ask: `Why did I lose?', and `how can I avoid this in future?' Here I divide up losses into three basic types, and to avoid too much self-pity, my examples begin with those where my opponent was the loser!

1. The Blunder

There are many ways of losing a game of chess. Ever popular is the blunder. At the beginning of a game, this can provide a few extra

Exeter Chess Club Simul 1995

Exeter Chess Club: Simultaneous Display Post Mortem

[Index to games at end of page]

  Although he obviously knows a lot of theory International Master Gary Lane wasn't out to play right down the line - he deviated in the sharper bits of theory against Mark and Steve. Rather, he played mostly solidly - certainly in only a few games did he set out for mate straight away. His opening repertoire leaned heavily on his published books (Ruy Lopez, Bishop's Opening, Closed

Book review: Danger in chess - Avni

[This review first appeared in KingPin]

Danger in Chess: How to avoid making blunders

Amatzia Avni (121pp, Cadogan Chess, 1994) [[sterling]]9.99
ISBN 1-85744-057-9

  This is a great little book, from an Israeli psychologist and chess-player, on a subject that must be on every chess-player's list of New Year Resolutions: I will not overlook pieces en prise, I will not miss a mate in two... Avni takes a brisk

My sole foray into postal chess

Nevr again...

[Event "(CORR-92)devon vs. glos. (ward-higgs I)"]
[Site "devon vs. glos. (ward-higgs I"]
[Date "1993.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Regis, David"]
[Black "Dixon, Richard "]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A36"]
[Annotator "Regis,Dave"]
[PlyCount "83"]
1. c4 g6 {( I knew a game of portisch\'s which I had in mind throughout: it
went ... )} (1... c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. e4 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Nxd4 7.

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