I'm 63, been playing since about 1961, when I was 11. My philosophy is to mix it up. Take chances. Gamble on unclear positions if my opponent is stronger than myself. If neither me nor him know what's going on, I've got a chance.
I'm new to this online chess but I think it fits me well. I hate losing on time but often suffer the clock. No problem with 3 days per move. Haven't lost on time that way. Online chess is ALL EFFORT.
OK enough for now....