A fascinating collection of more than two hundred typical errors committed by the world's greatest players challenges readers to test their skills by choosing between two moves, the right one, or the one actually played. Readers will be amazed at how even world champions stumble by violating basic principles. From neglecting development, king safety, misjudging threats, premature attacks, to impulsiveness, snatching pawns, and basic inattention, readers get a complete course in exactly where they can go wrong and how to fix their game.
Larry Evans is a 5-time USA champion, author of 25 books, and the "dean" of American chess. His nationally syndicated column has appeared continuously since 1971. Great insights in a popular format from Larry Evans, five-time US Champion and the "dean" of American chess.