Originally posted by dukeballinhomie
but i hope all of you dont make the same mistake he/she did
Firstly, its OK for a 12 year old to make mistakes but you have to acknowledge that you have made those mistakes.
Secondly, resolve never to make the same mistakes again.
Thirdly get on with playing chess, according to the rules, and I hope you get the same enjyment from it that I, and thousands of others, do.