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    • First Review of a book How to Calculate Tactics by Valeri Beim

      Improving your calculation is a tremendous asset. Almost a completely unmentioned trait of a chess player. Never mentioned in most of the books that I have read or very slightly. How to Calculate Tactics by Valeri Beim is probably one of the most ... | Read More

      • longday576
      • | Mar 22, 2015
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    • Improvement at Last

      white bebo969 black longday576 ratings:1869-1811 This game although played in a five minute game has really given me a good deal of enjoyment as Ive worked extremely hard to get my tactical play up this entire year. I have new ideas about tactics... | Read More

      • longday576
      • | Dec 15, 2014
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    • Tactics and Analysis

      This short game sequence is a new way that I would look at chess because I realized that tactics is my weakest part of my game and no matter how many books Ive looked at and learned I still have lost tons of tactical encounters. In the last tacti... | Read More

      • longday576
      • | May 15, 2014
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    • Lucky

      This blog post is mostly done in a state of fury. I been doing this series of my mistakes and after being half way done, I accidently clicked the x button on the top. There was going to be a massive amount as well since the amount of games Ive p... | Read More

      • longday576
      • | Apr 18, 2014
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    • Losing positions by Me! With My Own Interpretations and Advice

      Lost on time in the next game but it became complicated(for myself) and I thought I was lost in the final position but its obvious that I am winning or at at lot of counterplay. The antidote for me, I think which helped thi... | Read More

      • longday576
      • | Feb 6, 2014
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    • Losing positions by Me!

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      • longday576
      • | Jan 19, 2014
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    • In-Direction(by tactial means)

      Im posting this game mostly because I tend to lost pieces very easy while exchanging as well just do terrible in tactics. Both during over the board as well as five minute blitz. For years now I havent really respected tactical play, I guess this ... | Read More

      • longday576
      • | Oct 23, 2013
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    • Failure to Complete Goal

      So in the last blog about three months ago, I wanted to make 1900. I was so close. Recently, just been studying tactics and tactical books. Been helping a lot I think as understanding the moves by reading someones thoughts on the game helps alot. ... | Read More

      • longday576
      • | Aug 11, 2013
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    • My Race to 1900

      So Ive been a 1800 probably for two months now and really want to get to 1900. Its just that when I play 1900 my openings arent as good. At least aganist 1800 I know that I can win easily. Ive won tons of games aganist 1800 now its just when I get... | Read More

      • longday576
      • | Apr 8, 2013
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    • Funny Game

      I havent been doing as much game writing as I want to because my games are really weird. Like this last one. I tend to believe I am a strategic player since I spend more time on pawn endings and knight endgames, etc. This game is probably one I sh... | Read More

      • longday576
      • | Mar 5, 2013
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