This episode offers some direct and pragmatic ideas for club players when facing a higher-rated opponent. Talking points include the following:
Why chess generally hates the underdogWhy there's often more pressure on the higher-rated playerUpsets happen quite often at the amateur level Is creating complications the ONLY way to beat these players? (hint: no)An effective mindset approach that you probably haven't tried beforeStrategic draw offers to place pressure on your opponentReferenced:
Chess for Tigers (Amazon) by Simon Webb
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