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TheMsquare

Hey buddy do you want some real improvement? 

Play as much as possible. I don't mind training you up a bit if you like. But my methods are play and have fun

RAU4ever

Sure: search function of this forum. Tons of threads with bad, mediocre and sometimes absolutely wonderful advice!

Zombie_Baby
TheMsquare wrote:

Hey buddy do you want some real improvement? 

Play as much as possible. I don't mind training you up a bit if you like. But my methods are play and have fun

Best advice “have fun”

InsertInterestingNameHere
RAU4ever wrote:

Sure: search function of this forum. Tons of threads with bad, mediocre and sometimes absolutely wonderful advice!

 

Gabberl

Here are some things that really helped me when I first started chess:

-Watch GothamChess on YouTube. Their video, How To Play Chess: The Ultimate Beginner Guide really helped me when I first started.

-Have a solid opening. When I first started playing chess, I didn't know anything about openings and I made things up which always resulted in me losing. It is really important to learn an opening and here are some openings you can play. (Lol I'm a Gotham fan)

-Do chess puzzles, there are many chess puzzles on chess.om and I find it really helpful for me because there are many checkmate patterns. It helped me a lot with spoting checkmates.

-Learn endgame checkmate patterns. It is really important to know how to checkmate. When I first started, I remember that I would go for a draw because I couldn't checkmate and I didn't know how.

-Take breaks when needed. Sometimes I would play too much and I would go crazy. I would get tired of chess and I would lose every round due to playing too much and overloading. Take breaks and don't play way too much.

There are a lot of beginner things you should know but I am not able to list them all. Hope you enyoy playing chess and maybe even become a Grand Master one day. Good luck on your chess journey!!! 

Zombie_Baby

Also don’t cheat…. Ur games are starting to look sus for just starting chess ngl. Might be an alt pretending to be new or something worse?

Gabberl

Be a good sport

StumpyBlitzer

https://support.chess.com/article/437-how-do-i-get-better-at-chess

Good luck 

InsertInterestingNameHere

do you have a hotkey that auto-pastes this into your message or something lmao 

50thousandgames1
Zombie_Baby wrote:

Also don’t cheat…. Ur games are starting to look sus for just starting chess ngl. Might be an alt pretending to be new or something worse?

Hi, i don't know why you are saying that, i started playing chess 6 months ago in my birthday, when i bought a chess set, i've been reading a chess book that i have at home the name is "chess fundamentals" is from my cousin

I asked advices because this is my first time playing online, i have a phone now so im playing from the app

I only wanted to know what are the steps to improve, because i already read the book like 20 times and im bored, and my local book shop doesnt sell chess books and i dont know the names of them

And i dont want to play a lot online because they are always blundering mate or entire pieces or a lot of pawns is boring. I would prefer to play with my sister now

Have a nice day

InsertInterestingNameHere

I assume OP made a new account, and got to where he is with the rating deviation. He made his account a few days ago, so nothing looks suspicious to me because it’s probably the RD at work.

Zombie_Baby

New to online? Oh I thought u meant new new. I said it cuz a new player doesn’t checkmate in the middle game vs a 900 nor do they win 100% of their games with an avg of 88% acc. New players are lucky to get 50% acc and end the game with 3 queens vs king 😂 

50thousandgames1

Oh no no i've been playing since december

Marksaheel

@Gabberl Thank you. Absolutely. Be a good sport. It's that simple.

Gabberl
Marksaheel wrote:

@Gabberl Thank you. Absolutely. Be a good sport. It's that simple.

Thank you, it’s something that everyone should do

Gabberl
global_famine wrote:

My advice:

Play for fun as a Guest, and don’t give any thought to ratings or numbers or winning or losing.

Chess is just a game, a highly overrated game.  Have fun with it but don’t take it seriously like the incels, do.

I think you are right, it happens a lot to me. I sometimes get stressed about my rating and how it would not go up. I sometimes worry about it so much that I wouldn’t play because I would worry it would go down. Just have fun, that is what matters.