Chess Lesson: How to prepare for the opening game
Uploaded by ImproveYourChess
By GM Igor Smirnov. Chess courses: http://chess-teacher.com/opening#oid=1070_2
Today, it is extremely important to be well prepared for a tournament game. Computers make opening preparation an extremely powerful weapon. That's why professional players usually spend from 2 to 6 hours on their pre-game preparation. If you will not be able to neutralize your opponent's preparation, you will probably be in huge trouble.