The Improving Annotator: From Beginner to Master, Revised and Expanded Edition

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Annotating your own games can help you to play better chess. By examining the choices you made during the game – and how they turned out – you can pinpoint the flaws in your thinking process so that you can work on them.

Chess master, author, and renowned teacher Dan Heisman shows you the whys and the hows of annotating your games. Using entertaining clashes from four decades of tournament play, Heisman traces his own development as a player and analyst, illustrating how his method works in practice.

Adding recent games and new comments that shed light on his original annotations, in this revised and expanded edition of The Improving Annotator the author explores the benefits and pitfalls of letting computers do our thinking for us, and explains the best way to use them for analysis.

National Master Dan Heisman has been a full-time chess instructor and writer since 1996. In 2005 he won the Cramer Award for outstanding column in any media from the Chess Journalist of America,for his Novice Nook column at The author of ten books, this is his second title for Mongoose Press.

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Edition : Paperback
Publication date : February 4, 2011
Number of pages : 230
Publisher : Mongoose Press
Weight : 386 gram
ISBN : 9781936277049