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mburch1974

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I'm quitting playing any kind of rated chess for awhile. I feel myself growing weaker and not searching for patterns like I normally would and just hoping opponent hangs a piece. This is even affecting my tactical puzzle rating here. IMPATIENCE!!That's no way to play chess! I just bought The Big Book of Tactics by Estavan Pongo for $75 but it's 800 pages and 2000 problems of tactics sorted by the …

United States

Member since 04-May-2016

Active

Game completion rate: 93%



Time spent playing: 7 days, 2 hours and 23 minutes

Time on TV: 9 hours and 34 minutes

Created 1 new study

2 wins1 draw2 losses
Played 5 Blitz games 171325
Competed in 2 tournaments
Ranked #49 (top 37%) with 1 game in Grünfeld Defence Blitz Arena
Ranked #83 (top 56%) with 4 games in Hourly SuperBlitz Arena

1 loss
Solved 1 tactical puzzle 190615
5 wins8 losses
Played 13 Blitz games 173870
3 wins5 losses
Played 8 Rapid games 185165
Participated in 1 simultaneous exhibition
Competed in 3 tournaments
Ranked #498 (top 36%) with 7 games in Weekly Rapid Arena
Ranked #181 (top 43%) with 4 games in Hourly SuperBlitz Arena
Ranked #107 (top 66%) with 2 games in Hourly SuperBlitz Arena

9 wins2 losses
Played 11 Blitz games 180814
1 win1 loss
Played 2 Rapid games 19164
Gained 1 new follower
Participated in 3 simultaneous exhibitions Hosted 1 simultaneous exhibition
Competed in 2 tournaments
Ranked #656 (top 40%) with 3 games in Weekly Blitz Arena
Ranked #287 (top 42%) with 1 game in Daily Rapid Arena

1 win1 loss
Played 2 Rapid games 19122
Competed in 1 tournament
Ranked #51 (top 37%) with 2 games in Hourly Rapid Arena

1 draw1 loss
Played 2 Rapid games 191416
1 loss
Played 1 Blitz game 17947
Competed in 3 tournaments
Ranked #109 (top 69%) with 1 game in Hourly Rapid Arena
Ranked #119 (top 77%) with 1 game in Hourly Rapid Arena
Ranked #74 (top 78%) with 1 game in Hourly Blitz Arena

6 wins
Played 6 Rapid games 193049
Participated in 1 simultaneous exhibition
Competed in 2 tournaments
Ranked #11 (top 6%) with 4 games in Hourly Rapid Arena
Ranked #87 (top 48%) with 1 game in Hourly Rapid Arena