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Created on June 19, 2011 |
9774 Votes | 183 Comments
i know tons openings
for me i believe my weak point is openings,i need a wider variety of openings,and better tactics,a game can be won or loss predicated on a bad opening
positional play...i dont even know what that means :D
For me it's openings. The problem is mostly the idea behind some (or many) variations of my favorite openings. Simply put: How to transit from the opening into a decent middle game, that's my problem. I way too often find myself hopelessly locked in a tough spot, where I fight for survival after just 15-20 moves. But do I get a decent position in the middle game then I typically have very good chances of winning against those of similar rating. This is probably due to me being relatively stronger at tactics and endgames compared to my rating group.
Can play w/ a performace rating of USCF 1800 to USCF 1300... not good
I am too impatient...
"I believe the survey would have been more correct if would give the chance to vote for more than one aspect of the game. I'm weak in endgames, openings, positional play, and also tactics (compared to Fritz12)."
Compared only to the tactics of Fritz12, I think that all people can be said to be patzers!
I could have ticked all the choices.It's like a buffet:a little bit of everything.
more concentration- i gave up a knight and a bishop for a pawn in my last game
I seriously suck at converting advantage into victory. Out of my last three rated games in which I won Queen for two light pieces (without any comp for my opponent) I have a draw and 2 loses.
I believe I voted for "positional play" here, but after some thought, I wanted to elaborate. I am only good when I'm losing. Makes no sense, right? Well... I can mess up a winning position quite easily (happens all the time!). However, once I'm in a lost (or losing) position, I put up a heck of a fight! Unfortunately, opponents (after investing some time and effort) usually do find the win.
it looks like i may be the only one who had middle game weakness
I am terrible at tactics. I find tactic books very dull and useless. More of a positional player, I am.
was a game i played with a old guy,the score was 21-10 for me,i lost 5 points because the knights!
sometimes i have a ton of material and i give him the material for no reason.and boom,i lost.
i don't like knights!
Nothing is anyone's problem.
I disagree with all of it.
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