Dan Heisman's Improve Your Chess
Is Your Move Safe?

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: Dan's book "Is Your Move Safe?" has just won the Chess Journalists of America award for "Best Book: Instruction" for 2016. In this video Dan presents a series of "Is It Safe?" positions and asks if various candidate moves are safe, just as he does in the book. Some of the problems in the video appear in the book.

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