Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good Chess Players? by FM Dennis Monokroussos
Wei Yi is one of the strongest and most promising chess players in the world, but his resume did nothing to help him avoid losing in just 19 moves to an IM. How in the world did this happen? Watch the video, and you’ll see not just what happened over the board, but also what happened at a more fundamental level and what we can do to avoid getting upset when we’re big favorites in a given game.