The Improving Annotator

Author: Dan Heisman
Date/Format: February 2011 Paperback
Content: 192 Pages
ISBN: 978-1936277049



From Beginner to Master

Annotating your own games can help you to play better chess. By examining the choices you made during the game and how they turned out you can pinpoint the flaws in your thinking process so that you can work on them. Chess master, author, and renowned teacher Dan Heisman shows you the whys and the hows of annotating your games. Using entertaining clashes from four decades of tournament play, Heisman traces his own development as a player and analyst, illustrating how his method works in practice.

About the Author(s)

National Master Dan Heisman has been a full-time chess instructor since 1996. His “Novice Nook” Internet column at Chess Café has received numerous annual awards for Best Instruction from the Chess Journalists of America. His Web TV show, “Q&A with Coach Heisman,” airs bi-weekly on, and his video series, “Improve Your Chess,” appears weekly on the Internet Chess Club.

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