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I can understand your distress. I know I am a good player, but online chess is a different kind of chess so it takes time to get used to. Once I get used to seeing the 2d board I am sure I will be able to get my rating where I know it should be.
''''Discard your alibi
What's your alibi for losing? You must have one; all chess players have some standard excuse. Seems even the greatest of masters needs an alibi, so you're in distinguished company. One of our leading american players-- let's call him Smith--- always wins a high place in the USA tournament. Smith enters with the hope of winning but he never does. When he fails he points out he was in poor physical shape, he'd been working too hard; he'd had little rest and training before the long grind got under way.A stranger hearing his tale of woe for the first time might inquire, ''Well, why didn't you go to the country for a few days? Why didn't you rest? Why didn't you do some training?'' But such questions would be naive, the alibi is more important than the fact, indeed, the alibi creates the fact.
By invoking his alibi, Smith shields himself from the consequenses of his anticipated failure. He also neglects any constructive steps to overcome that anticipated failure, The alibi is protective yet also destructive.In your own case, your alibi prevents you from improving your game. It prevents you from finding out why you lose at chess''Luckily I will provide you with the real reason for why you lose at chess: you're not russian like I am.
The book is ''why you lose at chess'' by Fred Reinfeld, a wonderful read, for any fellow russians that are interested. It deals with the psychology of playing chess.''
When you start blabbering about how you deserve a higher rating all you're doing is making light of everyone elses accomplishment. Nobody goes ''ah, he is actually a strong tournament player''.You're not fooling anybody. you are WEAK. Throw away your alibi or continue being weak, it's up to you. I repeat, nobody on this site except perhaps for your friends would agree with you on your playing strength.Feels good to be able to copypaste this post of mine.
I'm not making excuses...I recognize my disadvantage with a 2D board and plan to improve my ability to play while using it.
I am not really sure why you are lashing out at me? I haven't done anything.
I looked at one of your recent games. You moved your queen out on move 3, not a real good idea, but your opponent blundered as well by moving his king out of check instead of blocking. You could have moved your queen to f7 check and his king would have been badly exposed and your position would have been much better. Tactics training, keep away from speed chess so you can focus on what's actually happening , and perserverance thrown in with constructive criticism and determination will help out a lot. There's people out there who will help if you let them. Good luck and keep at it.
I am not looking for analysis or help. I know what my abilities are and I know how to improve. Thanks, but no thanks.
^I look forward checking in on your profile after two weeks and seeing you on the same rating, lemme know your excuse when it happens
I am not offering any excuses. If I am at the same rating it is my fault. Whay are you being so rude to me?
Because you're not russian.
Neither are you...otherwise you would be capitalizing the R. I am also going to block you.
My bad, I was talking to theamazingone. Not you. Just trying to help the guy out if that's all right with you.
Hey in my opinion play chess with free mind, play indepedently, practice & learn from your mistakes. Be self confident & don't ever try to become a king. :) :)
"Mind is like a parachute, it works best when it is open."
I wasn't condeming your efforts so don't sarcastically ask my permission. I was actually trying to politely decline your assistance. Now that I know you were talking to someone else I still have nothing to say. I wasn't being rude, just declining a miscommunication.
yeah well, it's no wonder you don't have any friends and keep blocking everybody.
This is one effed up thread.
I agree. A bunch of idiots arguing about something that doesn't make sense
I am currently training to be a Russian, so hopefully my game will really take off. But then if Russians or indeed Americans are the best why is there an Indian and Israeli playing out the World Chess Championship? Baffled? I am!
All this thread is missing now is a really good discussion of the Parham.
did someone move from australia to the us ?
What is Parham if you may please explain?
It's the opening where white brings the queen out on move 2. I think in it's last wave of popularity it was known as matrix chess to make it sound useful.
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