Dan Heisman's Improve Your Chess
Learning Opening Tactics with The Winning Way

National Master Dan Heisman is a name that is synonymous with excellence in chess coaching and teaching. Dan authors the award-winning Novice Nook column (winner of three Chess Journalists of America "Best Instruction" awards), aimed at improving adults, for chesscafe.com that are clearly written and offer very practical advice and tips on how to improve your game. More info about Dan can be found here. In the new Improve Your Chess series, Dan provides instruction by reviewing amateur games played on ICC and showing where the players went wrong and how to improve.

Today's show: Some sample tactics from Bruce Pandolfini's book The Winning Way, which takes typical tactical patterns that occur in the opening and provides many samples of how each can occur in opening sequences. Many of these patterns can occur from other popular sequences so learning it from one can help the viewer benefit from many.

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