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Does the amount of time left determine how many points I get or does it not matter as long as it hasn't expired yet?
I do believe that the more time you spend solving a tactic, the less points you get. (even negative points for taking too long)
Yeah, and it's silly IMO. But that's why I prefer chess tempo, despite being less polished.
Part of the training is to sharpen your tactical eye so you recognize the patterns quickly, which translates into a useful skill in a real game at any time limit.
Solving puzzles in itself is good practice and builds your skill, but you can't take unlimited time looking for tactics when your clock is ticking!
I just did one that started with 20+ min which seemed like overkill but I only got 8 points after doing it in one minute with a rating
It also depends on the rating of the problem vs your rating.
Pawns should not be allowed to promote to queens
by scottiekgb 2 minutes ago
2/10/2016 - Gregoriev, 1925
by RodCarroll 2 minutes ago
My Refutation To The Fried Liver!
by Morphysrevenges 4 minutes ago
Can you help me analyzing these games? I'm rated abot 1350
by Vikkelsoe 7 minutes ago
by chess_big_master 11 minutes ago
Will computers ever solve chess?
by Elroch 15 minutes ago
Looking to practise Spanish Opening (Ruy Lopez)
by The_Ghostess_Lola 18 minutes ago
People deliberately running out the clock instead of resigning
by Raspberry_Yoghurt 18 minutes ago
BATTLE OF THE TACTICS
by ogchesss 19 minutes ago
I think the term is "Castling"
by AlexCampbell 37 minutes ago
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