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One thing I need to be more cognizant of, is what my opponent has in mind. Comes with practice I suppose.
How much time do you 2000+ players spend considering what you opponent is up to and could do? and THEN you make YOUR plans.
Considering Their Move YOUR plans
Too often, I'm at 10% vs 90%
Thanks in advance.
There's no really clear-cut schedule like that. Once you have cleared up all the tactics available (and for me it's usually 70% of the time used in a game), you need to know their plan(s) to chose yours. So think until I can see what they will play and then on the basis of my own plan I decide to counter theirs, sometimes to change mine to punish a mistake or to go on with mine.
I'm not anywhere near a 2000 player, but what helped me in the last game was just turning the board around and playing by looking from the opponent's vantage. I figure I was considering the other's moves at least a quarter of the time -- how's that?
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