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Subject: Re: The Limits of Positional Knowledge

Author: Heiner Marxen

Date: 13:16:29 11/22/99

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Wow, a really excellent article!  Thanks for taking the time to write it.

Just one remark: not having (or following) a plan is not necessarily
bad by itself.  Collecting small positional advances here and there,
trying to maximize their sum, *is* one of the common plans, when
direct tactics are not available.  Even switching between several
possible plans can be advantageous, when my opponent is forced to
choose a defence, while I still not committed to an attack.

Thanks again!
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Heiner Marxen   heiner@drb.insel.de     http://www.drb.insel.de/~heiner/



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