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Macho Chess

  • Best attitude is "I will do what O want no matter what you say".
  • Don't fall for "I have to" mindset, don't be on autopilot or mechanical. Challenge it and let him know that the only agenda that's going to be pushed is yours.
  • Macho Chess is Jeremy Silman's style of saying "Initiative" which means pushing one's own agenda.
  • Grandmaster games can help to build this initiative.
  • A key position is the one where you sense that the correct move or plan will have a major impact on the game but the right move or plan isn't clear to you.

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For chess players, winning a game is everything. To win, one must checkmate the opponent king. But there are not always the opportunity to checkmate the king, instead there are positions whose intricate details can help him conquer the opponent. This book talks about those details that a beginner chess player can understand and an intermediate to expert level player can improve his ratings.

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High level chess demands the balance of tactics and positional skills.

Making a plan

  • On the part where you are stronger.
  • Activities of the pieces
  • 2-3 move operations based on imbalances

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Mental Breakdown

  • Never accept an enemy threats unless it is proved as dangerous.
  • Preventing a false threat is actually helping the enemy to win.
  • Always believe in your own position
  • Stick to your move and check if the move still work against enemy's threats
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