Improve Your Chess with Concrete Analysis

NM Dan Heisman discusses what he calls “hand-waving” (coach Andras calls this “story-telling”). This is making moves that should require careful, concrete analysis instead based on general principles or via superficial analysis. Instead you want to take time & consider specific moves sequences that actually might be played & then carefully evaluate & compare your alternatives.

NM Dan Heisman has been a full-time chess instructor since 1996 and is the author of 12 chess books, the TV show “Q&A with Coach Heisman” on and the radio show “Ask the Renaissance Man” on the Internet Chess Club. Radio personality Howard Stern was one of Dan’s students. Dan tries to answer comments on YouTube but for a quicker, more comprehensive answer (or questions about lessons), contact Dan via email, skype, or phone via Dan’s website . His Chess Tip of the Day is @danheisman on Twitter, which won the award for “Best Twitter Feed” in 2021 from the Chess Journalists of America. #Chess #ImproveChess #ChessInstruction #ChessThinking #ChessThoughtProcess #ChessImprovement #InstructiveChess #ChessMicroInfluencer #ChessAnalysis #WinChess #SlowChess #ChessStrategy #ChessCandidates


  1. What is the app that you play on the video,please?

  2. Good teaching and content. Humble and clear. Following from Africa.

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