Traps, Tricks & Mistakes: Careless Trap

Because there is a limited time to play chess games, players make apparently natural moves in few seconds. That is a way to save valuable seconds for using them in more complicated positions requiring deep thought.

Nevertheless, even apparently natural moves can be a bait for setting traps.

Today’s example shows one of them:

Dear readers, even when playing tournament games, don’t relax your attention and be attentive to the consequences of your moves.
Remember the famous Fischer’s sentence: “Chess demands total concentration!”

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