Determining Candidate Move Safety
By Dan Heisman
Quote of the Month: “Whenever you think you have lost the meaning of life, look around you for those in need of your help and you shall find it.”
I consider the most important issue on a chess board to be safety (off the board it is having fun, but that’s another story...). Students often cite after a lost game:
“...I lost because I missed a tactic...”
...whereupon I usually provide a follow-up question, which they did not consider......
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