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The feeling of spinning your wheels.
This is my standing on the matter as of me writing this:
Your Rating: 1189
Today's Attempts: 59 (Average Score: 45%)
At some point today I was within a good score of getting back over 1300 (had made it to 1290 range).
I've never been over 1450 and I've been a premium member for nearly a year. Tactics Trainer is the tool I use most and I have to be doing it wrong because it's claim of sharpening my tactical vision isn't helping me.
Man, some of these exercises leave me cursing under my breath as I miss something plainly easy and my score drops yet again.
Your rating dosen't matter in TT, some advice is to go over the problems you missed and attempt them again and get it right, then they will stick in your brain.
FYI all I don't retry problems when I fail them... I play through the solution. The point for me is to learn the pattern, not to keep retrying until I "get it right".
12/5/2013 - Too Many Attackers, Too Little Defenders
by CirceKnight 7 minutes ago
Anyone Played 1000 Games?
by ImNotaFish 20 minutes ago
Tactics Trainer encourages blitz, not growth
by ModularGroupGamma 21 minutes ago
Tactics training score/ live game elo?
by Scottrf 23 minutes ago
What makes c4 and c5 good??
by Or_theBashaKiller 25 minutes ago
Shogi, xiangqi, and other variants
by FromMuToYou 51 minutes ago
is this player better then Magnus
by dashkee94 60 minutes ago
a way to sign off for the night?
by AlCzervik 68 minutes ago
Winning coming from a pawn down Giri-Aronian
by LoekBergman 72 minutes ago
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