Aug 182016

“Better a bad plan than no plan at all” is a well-known strategic advice that one should perhaps not take too seriously. Nevertheless, it is true that indecisiveness and agony often go together while energetic play puts the opponent under pressure and provokes mistakes. And having the choice to carry out a bad plan is definitely better than having to play bad moves because you are in “zugzwang”. Jon Speelman shows why.
The joy of getting things done: Jon Speelman's Agony Column #15
Source: Chess News