Dan Heisman's Improve Your Chess
Madcap 15 min game with Instructive Play

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: In a crazy, non-book opening both sides immediately get huge tactical chances. Given the short time control, as expected both miss offensive and defensive shots as the evaluation swings wildly. Finally White is the one who blinks one time too many and the smoke clears with the Black army in complete command.

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