I lost my vision at chess


First of all, visualization is the most hardest skill in chess. It is the most important skill even to GM's. I am not an expert but I can share you 1 tips I am doing right now. These are the steps on visualization that I am currently doing right now.

Step 1: Imagine that all of pieces in the board have a special power like shadowcat in XMen. They can move wherever they want but they are only limited by their movements.

Step 2: Eliminate all of the possible places they can move because of certain limitations. There are two types of limitations, absolute and temporary.

Absolute limitations are checks, and absolute pin.

Regarding Checks you can do the following: Capture the Attacker, Block the Attacker or Move your King away from the Attacker

Absolute Pin makes the pinned piece can't move as long as the King is on the Attacking Piece View if the pinned piece will move. If the pinned piece becomes important to your play you can either add another blockage, Capture the Attacker or Move your King away from the Attacker's Control Squares if your piece move.

Temporary limitations are limitations other than Absolute Limitations.

Step 3: Make a Plan Based on Step 1 and Step 2. Try to navigate the board by means of eliminating limitations while making opponent's pieces movements limited. The more powerful your pieces than your opponent the better.

Step 4: If Your Opponent's Piece Becomes more powerful than your piece, do not hesitate to trade those pieces. It is better to eliminate threats as soon as possible if you know that your piece will not become more powerful than that piece in the whole game.

Step 5: If Your Piece is more powerful than your opponent, do not trade your piece for their weak piece.

Step 6: If you find a tactics or mating pattern, always make sure that your opponent cannot counter attack after you move. Mating pattern that includes sacrifice are very dangerous if you did not plan it exhaustively.

That's all.

putshort wrote:
So “Vision” is just reviewing your games?

What are you getting at?

22 - I asked what chess vision is and the answer was, “a learning process. Playing is just moving pieces against another person. When you review you learn. You can see things you or your opponent may have missed. When you start to recognize these patterns, you improve.”

Chess vision is a learning process of reviewing your games. It’s not pattern recognition. But it works with it.
So when you said you lost your vision you meant that you stopped reviewing your games.