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General Chess Discussion - People with high rating in blitz,rapid and low in Classical #10

A very strong player with a deep move selection process is likely lower rated in blitz (or sometimes just an unrefined creative process). The converse is a strong player with a shallow selection proc…

by DrHack
General Chess Discussion - Chess as part of a school curriculum #11

It is pretty prevalent in the US. I was part of a group that taught in several hundred different schools in Arizona. I was able to run about a dozen programs in Indiana at one point. I know Texas, …

by DrHack
General Chess Discussion - Open Invitation To iChess.Net's First Tournament...[FREE PRIZES!] #9

hehe :)

by DrHack
General Chess Discussion - Open Invitation To iChess.Net's First Tournament...[FREE PRIZES!] #7

Also.. as a non U1800 player, I request you stop promoting the london system. It is boring. Thx. Hope you all have fun!

by DrHack
General Chess Discussion - 7-piece Syzygy tablebases are complete #64

@ #58 . If somebody proposed a budget to spend 2 trillion dollars vs 1.8 trillion... I can't really understand the huge figures, but that .2 is a real hum dinger for some reason. I guess the 3 TB wil…

by DrHack
General Chess Discussion - 7-piece Syzygy tablebases are complete #15

Holy Crap.

by DrHack
General Chess Discussion - Website for Organizing/Training Repertoire #5

#4. Exactly.. Why is this thread even here? I've created a template study to help you on your way: https://lichess.org/study/y5eeIBxn Show me some love and give it a like so others can see it …

by DrHack
General Chess Discussion - Chess Streaming Partner Wanted! #15

To all the people on my feed. Look here! :)

by DrHack
General Chess Discussion - Clock rule #11

I did a few searches.. Found this: http://www.gatewaychess.org/Quick_Guide.pdf This leads me to believe that 42D is something to look for in your rule book. Look for rule 42D on this page also: ht…

by DrHack
General Chess Discussion - Chess Improvement #4

Your opening play is prob not ambitious enough to beat your peers consistently. My guess is that you win points vs lower rated and lose points vs same/higher rated? Am I right?

by DrHack