Dan Heisman's Improve Your Chess
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National Master Dan Heisman is a name that is synonymous with excellence in chess coaching and teaching. Dan authors the award-winning Novice Nook column (winner of three Chess Journalists of America "Best Instruction" awards), aimed at improving adults, for chesscafe.com that are clearly written and offer very practical advice and tips on how to improve your game . In the new Improve Your Chess series, Dan provides instruction by reviewing amateur games played on ICC and showing where the players went wrong and how to improve.

Today's show: White plays the book idea of h3-g4 vs an early ...Bg4 and gets a good game. He then goes for some complications which backfire, but Black misses a big chance and goes into an even endgame. Black, the higher rated player, slowly and nicely outplays White in the endgame and, with a couple of back and forth missed opportunities, wraps up the full point.

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