A simple recipe for chess mastery
To avoid mistakes is the beginning, as it is the end, of mastery in chess. If you make no mistakes you can be certain of never losing a game, and very constantly you will win it.Now isn't that easy? And all this time I've been trying to make mistakes. I thought I was doing really well, as I was making them every game.
Znosko-Borovsky (How not to play chess)