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    Default work/play/go throgh/go over

    Hello.

    I don't understand the difference between:
    1)work through the following moves.
    2)play through the game.

    I have also heard something of the sort "go over/through the section x/subject" I guess.

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    Default Re: work/play/go throgh/go over

    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    Hello.

    I don't understand the difference between:
    1)work through the following moves.
    2)play through the game.

    I have also heard something of the sort "go over/through the section x/subject" I guess.
    Answer please.
    Why no one answers?

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    Default Re: work/play/go throgh/go over

    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    Answer please.
    Why no one answers?

    Please be patient. We are all volunteers doing this in our free time and it is now the weekend so perhaps fewer people are on here.

    You will need to provide context for your question. Post the full sentence where you saw your phrases, and the type of article or book they were in, and we will have much more chance of helping you.

    At the moment, to me at least, they mean nothing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Please be patient. We are all volunteers doing this in our free time and it is now the weekend so perhaps fewer people are on here.

    You will need to provide context for your question. Post the full sentence where you saw your phrases, and the type of article or book they were in, and we will have much more chance of helping you.

    At the moment, to me at least, they mean nothing.
    well, in a chess book by GM Seirawan, I read:
    "Work through the following moves[I must add that they are recorded and shown 2 paragraphs later], one by one."

    or some line later,:
    "Play through the game again to find out where[i.e. you did the mistake]."

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    Default Re: work/play/go throgh/go over

    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    well, in a chess book by GM Seirawan, I read:
    "Work through the following moves[I must add that they are recorded and shown 2 paragraphs later], one by one."

    or some line later,:
    "Play through the game again to find out where[i.e. you did the mistake]."
    The same advice applies that both I and another member just posted on your question about "Black blew out ..."

    PLEASE put in the title (or at least in the first line of the first post) of each thread that you are asking a chess question. That will avoid lots of us who don't have the first idea about chess from opening the thread and spending time reading it, being confused and then finding again in post #3 that it's about chess.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 03-Dec-2011 at 13:25.

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    Default Re: work/play/go throgh/go over

    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    well, in a chess book by GM Seirawan, I read:
    "Work through the following moves[I must add that they are recorded and shown 2 paragraphs later], one by one."

    or some line later,:
    "Play through the game again to find out where[i.e. you did the mistake]."
    There is no necessary difference between these phrases. Authors write things in different ways to avoid being repetitive.
    To me, they seem to mean the same thing - go over the moves again; review the sequence of moves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    There is no necessary difference between these phrases. Authors write things in different ways to avoid being repetitive.
    To me, they seem to mean the same thing - go over the moves again; review the sequence of moves.
    Work through doesn't mean examine?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    Work through doesn't mean examine?
    By the sounds of it, it might mean "read them carefully one by one" or even "get your chess board out and actually copy these moves one by one".

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    Default Re: work/play/go throgh/go over

    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    Work through doesn't mean examine?
    Well, yes, you would examine them while you're working through them. Why would you play through the game again without examining the moves you were making?
    I think you're taking all this rather literally. They're simply telling you to "look at it again".
    Whether this means playing the game literally on your chessboard, following the diagrams, or - being the good player you are - mentally vizualizing the moves in sequence, the phrases don't say.
    The author probably doesn't care, as long as you follow the moves one by one concentrating on the point which the book is addressing at that particular time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Well, yes, you would examine them while you're working through them. Why would you play through the game again without examining the moves you were making?
    I think you're taking all this rather literally. They're simply telling you to "look at it again".
    Whether this means playing the game literally on your chessboard, following the diagrams, or - being the good player you are - mentally vizualizing the moves in sequence, the phrases don't say.
    The author probably doesn't care, as long as you follow the moves one by one concentrating on the point which the book is addressing at that particular time.
    1")work through the following moves." and 2)"play through the game." are written before the game is given.and #2 is said in case our position does't match a diagram shown.

    I try to find the exact words because I am translating it.

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