Robert (gurdonark) wrote,
Robert
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Sometimes when you drop a pawn...

Everyone loses a pawn sometimes that they oughtn't have lost. I hate that sinking, stupid feeling of watching an interesting opening crumble into a
worse middlegame through a little carelessness.
For me, the problem usually arises from failing to concentrate, from trying to show how quick and clever I am. But the game doesn't go to the quick and clever, the game goes to the one who achieves checkmate. I like to be the kind of person who drops the pawn, but realizes it's only a pawn, and plays the position out to the endgame.
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