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    • Moving to Paper...

      Just signing in one last time here to note that I haven't fallen off the face of the earth, it is just that a week or so ago I decided to move to pen and paper instead of the blog here on chess.com. I had a few glitches occur when trying to post a... | Read More

      • AnchovyD
      • | Mar 31, 2013
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    • One Down...

      3/19/13 Polgar 5334: 368, Chess School 1a: 719 - DONE!, Logical Chess: 7, Winning Chess: 60, Bain: 155, Gillam SCM: 334, Pandolfini BC: Completed, Silman Endgame: Starting Part 3, Mueller DVD: Recap Beginning of Chap. 2 Lost track of what day num... | Read More

      • AnchovyD
      • | Mar 20, 2013
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    • 45 to 50 + Attila

      3/11/13 Polgar 5334: 368, Chess School 1a: 617+, Logical Chess: 5, Winning Chess: 60, Bain: 155, Gillam SCM: 200, Pandolfini BC: Completed, Silman Endgame: Starting Part 3, Mueller DVD: Recap Beginning of Chap. 2 Things have been hectic the last ... | Read More

      • AnchovyD
      • | Mar 11, 2013
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    • 43, 44

      3/6/13 Polgar 5334: 368, Chess School 1a: 617+, Logical Chess: 5, Winning Chess: 60, Bain: 155, Gillam SCM: 160+, Pandolfini BC: 270+ Silman Endgame: Completed Part 2, Mueller DVD: 2.6 | Read More

      • AnchovyD
      • | Mar 7, 2013
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    • 40, 41, 42

      3/4/13 Polgar 5334: 362, Chess School 1a: 606, Logical Chess: 5, Winning Chess: 60, Bain: 134, Gillam SCM: 150, Pandolfini BC: 250 Silman Endgame: Completed Part 2, Mueller DVD: 2.6I noticed three problem areas when doing these puzzles in the morn... | Read More

      • AnchovyD
      • | Mar 5, 2013
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    • 36 37 38 and 39

      3/2/13 Polgar 5334: 384, Chess School 1a: 600, Logical Chess: 7, Winning Chess: 60, B: Chap 5, GSCM: 120, PBC: 134 Silman Endgame: Completed Part 2, Mueller DVD: 2.6 Also went over the Scandavian Defense collection of games, that Attila sent to m... | Read More

      • AnchovyD
      • | Mar 3, 2013
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    • 34 + 35

      2/26/13 Polgar 5334: 378, Chess School 1a: 569, LC: 3, WC: 60, B: Chap 4, GSCM: 50, PBC: 100 Silman Endgame: Started Part 2, Mueller DVD: 2.3 | Read More

      • AnchovyD
      • | Feb 26, 2013
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    • 31, 32, 33 + 1st OTB Tournament in years

      2/24/13 Polgar 5334: 378, Chess School 1a: 545, LC: 3, WC: 60, B: 3, Silman Endgame: Started Part 2, Mueller DVD: 2.3 Not much progress on the puzzle and book/DVD fronts. Ran into busy spell trying to get proposal done for work, date night on Fri... | Read More

      • AnchovyD
      • | Feb 24, 2013
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    • 28, 29, 30 + 3rd Lesson with Attila Turzo

      2/21/13 Polgar 5334: 378, Chess School 1a: 527, LC: 3, WC: 40, B: 2, Silman Endgame: Part 1, Mueller DVD: 2.3 Had my third lesson with Mr. Attila Turzo, IM. I have to say that I am really liking these lessons and they seem to get better as I ... | Read More

      • AnchovyD
      • | Feb 21, 2013
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    • 26 & 27

      2/18/13 Polgar 5334: 372, Chess School 1a: 503, LC: 3, WC: 40, B: 1, Silman Endgame: Part 1, Mueller DVD: 2.3 Played over two games that I played yesterday and annotated them. Played black in both of them and also ran some computer analysis to fi... | Read More

      • AnchovyD
      • | Feb 18, 2013
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