Too many choices can lead to defeat!
Converting Advantages by FM Alisa Melekhina
The content deals with the critical moments and all of the associated factors that sometimes means we miss the correct course of action when attempting to make our advantage count. Alisa looks at ways to ensure the advantage is converted using a mixture of Psychology, Calculation and correct move searching.
In the following chess video excerpt from the Empire Chess DVD ¨Converting Advantages – How to Convert Advantages in Chess¨ by FM Alisa Melekhina we see an overview of good training techniques then she examines the Scotch Opening featuring Shabalov vs Melekhina. She looks at how Grandmasters miss advanced opportunities and how concrete forced positions are attractive to Grandmasters. Alisa then shows us an amazing Rook x f5 sacrifice but also instructs us not to believe GM sacrifices work – the truth is on the chess board.
Finally, FM Melekhina shows that sometimes having too many choices can sap time and even lead to defeat!