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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 …

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Member since 04-May-2016

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Game completion rate: 100%



Time spent playing: 7 days, 4 hours and 47 minutes

Time on TV: 9 hours and 34 minutes

4 wins2 losses
Played 6 Blitz games 177423
Competed in 2 tournaments
Ranked #63 (top 33%) with 5 games in Hourly SuperBlitz Arena
Ranked #90 (top 65%) with 1 game in Hourly SuperBlitz Arena

10 wins5 losses
Played 15 Blitz games 175133
Competed in 1 tournament
Ranked #422 (top 15%) with 15 games in SuperBlitz Shield Arena

5 wins3 losses
Solved 8 tactical puzzles 192721
3 wins1 loss
Played 4 Blitz games 17185
3 wins
Played 3 Rapid games 186110
Competed in 2 tournaments
Ranked #47 (top 18%) with 4 games in Hourly Blitz Arena
Ranked #77 (top 27%) with 2 games in U2000 Rapid Arena

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 4 tournaments
Ranked #498 (top 36%) with 7 games in Weekly Rapid Arena
Ranked #181 (top 43%) with 4 games in Hourly SuperBlitz Arena
Ranked #171 (top 63%) with 6 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