Training your chess should be an everyday task, ideally. It is easier said than done, but from amateurs to professionals the amount of time dedicated to actual training is always limited. Different aspects of life, like for example a job, home and family obligations don’t let us dedicate as much time as we would like to our noble game.
Sometimes it is none of the above, but the lack of self motivation that keeps us from improving quickly. In this article we are going to give you some tips on what you can do to keep yourself in shape and improving. The following advice is listed in order of importance, according to ourselves.
We still think that studying endgames is highly important in chess, but we also believe that studying the opening phase and having a worked out opening repertoire is of no less importance.
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Always examine the causes of defeat, as well as victories. Even in those games you win there should be mistakes. Identifying them and working to solve them is one of the keys to success. From every game you play you must extract conclusions about your play. Here are some questions to answer:
We hope to have summarized everything that a standard practice should include and hopefully it will result useful for you. Remember to keep yourself motivated; for this we recommend to not lose the fun of a game, take risks and learn new things. Don’t be afraid to lose, don’t get too high on your victories, keep an analytical mind and keep learning and improving. Thank you for reading and feel free to share any thoughts about chess training with us!
If you want to improve your chess level, you need to have a clear study plan. If you aim for a dramatic improvement at chess you need to work on all of the elements of the game in a systematic way:
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