Chess tournament preparation

In this post, I will describe my chess tournament preparation. It is largely inspired by the lesson “How to prepare for the tournament” in Igor Smirnov’s course The Grandmaster’s Secrets.

chess tournament preparation

From the 26th to the 30th of december, I will participate in a tournament. My goal is to bring myself in peak condition for this event. Continue reading “Chess tournament preparation”

My chess thinking process

In chess, one of the basics is the thinking system. Your chess thinking process helps you find good moves in any position. This process comes naturally to talented players, that’s why there isn’t a lot of resources about it. However it is a very important part of chess.

chess thinking process

Without a good thinking system:

  • you can blunder because you missed something,
  • you can get into time trouble because you can’t decide which move to choose.

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