Ep. 64: Beating Higher-Rated Opponents: It's Easier Than You Think at the Club Level...
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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 If you have a question or topic idea for a future episode, e-mail us at [email protected]. Our links: WebsiteTwitterYouTubeFacebookE-mail: [email protected] Chess Angle is sponsored by Chessable. Check out a list of our favorite courses! The Amazon links above are affiliate links which earn us a small commission on qualifying purchases. This helps support the podcast at no additional cost to you.
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