By pure coincidence I just noticed that i have apparently done 66.6 hours of tactics trainer, starting March 15th last year and going through until now. 6227 puzzles and 66.6 hours of my life later I I am consistently hovering around the 1600-1700... | Read More
These are the ratings that I have on different sites, please post comments.
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One of my resolutions this year is to become a decent chess player. So I'm going to set myself some quantative goals.
1. Play actual real world tournments and get rated.
2. End year with a minimum rating of 1100 (Is this over ambitious? I... | Read More
Yesterday, I watched Anand fail to regain his title. I expected Carlsen to win, but I wanted one absolutely brilliant win from Vishy along the way—something to hold Vishy’s head high on the plane home. Over the board, despite his one win, th... | Read More
Hey there everyone! I played a bitz touranament a few hours ago in which I faced three consecutive opponents who were significantly higher rated than me, winning two and losing against the big scary 1700. I hope to illustrate the do's and do... | Read More