Danger in Chess: How to Avoid Making Blunders
How to develop an early warning system, based on three main sources: outside (the opponent); inside (the player's own thought process); and the stimulus itself (the board position). Author shows how to identify hazards, plus how detecting these signals can be used both defensively and offensively. 24 black-and-white figures.
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