Master games are the games of great players that have been written down using chess notation, and saved forever on computer databases. By looking at master games you see chess at its best.
Right here. Look under ratings, or simply click on play to see entire lists of great games to go through, many of them with commentary. Until now, you had to go out and pay big bucks for chess books, and chess books are not as easy to review games because you have to move the pieces manually on a board while reading the book. Here we do everything for you.
Do all Chess Masters Look Through Master Games?
Yes, absolutely all of them without exception. It is the best way to get better at chess.
Playing through and understanding Master games can greatly better your chess. When you look through the moves of someone who is much better than you, and you actually understand the moves, you are much closer to playing the moves yourself. Looking at games of someone who is not better than you would be a waste of your time.
Memorizing Master Games
Memorizing chess games is a great way to make sure you understand the games.
It is much harder to remember a move if you don’t understand why it was played. By understanding each move of a game, you will find the game much easier to memorize. For this reason it is a tremendous exercise of the learning chess player to memorize a game.
A great exercise is to play through the games of your favorite chess legend, and try to guess what the next move he plays is. Doing this will make you feel like a chess legend, and if you do it enough...you may become a chess legend yourself! You can do this with a written down game by covering up the future moves with a piece of paper. If you are looking through games on the Academic Chess Play section, simply do not push the go forward arrow until you have guessed the move. Guessing the moves is almost as fun as playing.
the moves without asking yourself the Master Move Questions, or putting
any kind of thought into the games. Remember, you should UNDERSTAND each
move. If you can breeze through a master game, and you can UNDERSTAND
every move quickly, then you are a master yourself and you should be out
making millions of bucks becoming an American Chess Legend.
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