Becoming national master in 3 years

bong711

You remind me of my former avatar. OP can become NM if he sacrifice time spent with his girlfriend or family. It's easier to get a new girlfriend, wife than obtaining NM title.

My Suggestion: Hire one lovely looking chess coach. Two birds with one stone wink.png

kindaspongey

"... the NM title is an honor that only one percent of USCF members attain. ..." - IM John Donaldson (2015)
http://www.jeremysilman.com/shop/pc/Reaching-the-Top-77p3905.htm

StinkingHyena

If you study hard(copious amounts of pornography), keep your energy levels up (cocaine) and maintain a positive attitude (heroin), your can do anything! (At least think you can after that breakfast of champions...).

ghost_of_pushwood

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ghost_of_pushwood

And incidentally, it seems like Donaldson is overstating a bit.  Seems to me like it's considerably less than 1 percent.

ghost_of_pushwood

I would've preferred that too.

Colby-Covington

May I ask about your current FIDE rating?