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what's the main difference between a 1300 and a 1800 player?


  • 8 months ago · Quote · #601

    DjonniDerevnja

    eastyz wrote:

    That one player from Norway followed the example of Capablanca.  Fischer did too but he found that to beat the Soviet players who played as a block he had to study openings very hard.  If you did what Carlsen did for the most part and play solid openings and then outplay your opponents later in the game, you would be following a good example.  The fact that you lost in 15 moves tells me that you are playing sharp openings where you have no choice but to study the openings.  Play solid openings instead so that you are unlikely to get caught out that way.

    Maybe I play too sharp. Its a good advice to find something more solid. Suggestions? 

  • 8 months ago · Quote · #602

    halfgreek1963

    500 pts. Anymore math questions you need help with?

  • 8 months ago · Quote · #603

    chessman1504

    halfgreek1963 wrote:

    500 pts. Anymore math questions you need help with?

    This joke is getting slightly outdated.

  • 8 months ago · Quote · #604

    eastyz

    Play the Caro-Kann as black against e4.  Unless your opponent is strong, he or she will find it difficult to sharpen the struggle.  French is another option as it generally keeps the game closed.  Play also closed (or semi-closed) openings as white such as the English and Kings Indian Attack.  Again, unless you opponent is strong, the game will not sharpen up for a long time.  Against d4, play d5 lines such as the Slav.  There are sharp lines in the Slav but generally it takes two to tango.

  • 8 months ago · Quote · #605

    Ziryab

    chessman1504 wrote:
    halfgreek1963 wrote:

    500 pts. Anymore math questions you need help with?

    This joke is getting slightly outdated.

    As long as this thread lives, basic math will prove beneficial.

  • 8 months ago · Quote · #606

    Jimmykay

    chessman1504 wrote:
    halfgreek1963 wrote:

    500 pts. Anymore math questions you need help with?

    This joke is getting slightly outdated.

    so is the thread.

  • 8 months ago · Quote · #607

    TheGoalkeeper

    eastyz wrote:

    I am taking up professional darts to improve my chess.  You need a steady hand to pick up the right piece and move it to the right square.

    Gud choice! Laughing

  • 8 months ago · Quote · #608

    TheGoalkeeper

    Jimmykay wrote:
    chessman1504 wrote:
    halfgreek1963 wrote:

    500 pts. Anymore math questions you need help with?

    This joke is getting slightly outdated.

    so is the thread.

    Isn' 'v'ry'thin' is? Undecided

  • 8 months ago · Quote · #609

    DjonniDerevnja

    eastyz wrote:

    Play the Caro-Kann as black against e4.  Unless your opponent is strong, he or she will find it difficult to sharpen the struggle.  French is another option as it generally keeps the game closed.  Play also closed (or semi-closed) openings as white such as the English and Kings Indian Attack.  Again, unless you opponent is strong, the game will not sharpen up for a long time.  Against d4, play d5 lines such as the Slav.  There are sharp lines in the Slav but generally it takes two to tango.

    Thank you very much. Good suggestions! I will look closer at the slav as my first new openingtraining. Maybe I should start play a lot d4 as white, to get a feeling what the attacker thinks against the slav ( I have been playing e4 always). 

  • 8 months ago · Quote · #610

    pdve

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  • 8 months ago · Quote · #611

    eastyz

    If you play d4 as white, you have to be prepared for the Gruenfeld.  But that only sharpens up if you let it.  Play the Bf4 line.  Black can still sharpen it up from there, but it is harder and only a strong player would know what he is doing.

  • 7 weeks ago · Quote · #612

    Dude_3

    Whats the difference?

    300 rating points. Duh

  • 7 weeks ago · Quote · #613

    wasderd

    Thanatos_01 wrote:

    the main difference is that one is 500 elo ahead of the other

    You just won the internet. lol

  • 7 weeks ago · Quote · #614

    Ziryab

    The main difference is that the 1800 is a patzer who thinks he or she is skilled, while the 1300 is only a beginner.

  • 7 weeks ago · Quote · #615

    Zigwurst

    I went to 1901 in less than two years, and I still am underrated, providing I perform against masters like I have so far.

  • 7 weeks ago · Quote · #616

    ForeverHoldYourPiece

    Why was this thread revived again? 

  • 7 weeks ago · Quote · #617

    JamesRossAllison

    ForeverHoldYourPiece wrote:

    Why was this thread revived again? 

    It happens.Smile


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