Juni 23, 2024

How to Handle Painful Blunders

Knowing how to respond after you’ve made a blunder, can save you many lost points. GM Avetik shares useful tips on what you should do in such cases…

How to continue your game after a horrible blunder?
How to motivate yourself for the next game after having a very painful defeat?

I’ve prepared some tips for you, which will help handle such situations.

First of all, let me mention that it’s not an easy thing to do! It’s a problem for many chess players and even for many Grandmasters.

Here is one of my favorite quotes: „When one door closes, another opens, but we often look so long and regretfully at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.“ I believe that many people would have been satisfied with their lives if they had followed this quote. The same is true in chess.

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