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How much will i improve if i played 50 chess games on a regular basis for one year?

ok2006

The games are control games, with no time limit or clock. Would it be uneffective and useless or very effective and how would i improve? The games are also played on a real board, in real life against a real human about the same level as me.

Toldsted

You will only improve if you take the time and efford to analyse your games and learn from your mistakes.

ok2006
Toldsted wrote:

You will only improve if you take the time and efford to analyse your games and learn from your mistakes.


Hej, Jørgen. Kan godt dansk, men bor på Færøerne. Skak stormestre har da spillet siden at de var rigtig unge og forventer ikke at de bevidst analyserede deres spil i den alder, men forbedrede sig alligevel. Tror du slet ikke at man ville forbedre sig uden at analysere sine spil? Ville man ikke bare naturligt udvikle sig?

Toldsted

Kun lidt. Udvikling kræver feedback. Man får selvfølgelig feedback ved at spille (mit angreb virkede, kunne han virkelig det osv), men det er meget lidt. Ved at se på partiet bagefter og uddrage læringspunkter vil man lære meget mere. Og så er der heller ingen vej udenom at studere endgames (tør ikke skrive det på dansk, da sitet ikke kan lide ordet). 

tygxc

"How much will i improve if i played 50 chess games on a regular basis for one year?" ++ You will only progress if you learn from your losses. 50 games per year = 1 game per week is not that much. AlphaZero got from 0 to 3000 with no prior knowledge just by playing 700000 games against itself, learning from its losses.

"The games are control games, with no time limit or clock." ++ That is bad. When good players play without a clock the game goes on for weeks.
"Would it be uneffective and useless or very effective and how would i improve?" ++ The improvement comes from analysing the lost games.

"The games are also played on a real board, in real life against a real human about the same level as me." For improvement a stronger human, or a strong engine are better. For improvement you need to lose and then learn from the loss.