How do we improve ourselves?
Here is what I am doing: analyzing every game I lose until I can answer the question for myself "why did I lose?"
I categorize why I lost as either being an opening, midgame (tactical or strategic) or endgame mistake... | Read More
In learning chess, I found that I was having massive swings in my rating--up to a 150 points at a time. Since I am not learning (or forgetting!) chess that fast, I've been forced to consider the psychological reasons for this.
Research has indica... | Read More