Saturday, April 29, 2006

It's Starting....

My endgame play is improving. I'm doing better at pawn endgames as I go through my mini-circles. However, as predicted, the other areas of my game are suffering. My tactical play is weak. My positional play leaves a lot to be desired. My thought process is jumbled. I just have to get through this learning and all will be good...even better. But, it's a painful process.


Blogger DreadPirateJosh said...

What are you using to go through end game problems?
Are you laying off of chess club until you finish these new circles? ( I know you said you weren't going to go as often, but have you changed your mind since its affecting your game?)

7:55 AM  
Blogger CelticDeath said...

Nope, I haven't changed my mind about that. I believe that playing more during this process would just result in a large, discouraging loss in rating points. I'm using the Chess Endgame Training cd from Convekta.

8:55 AM  
Blogger Temposchlucker said...

I agree on the process being painful. Wish I had done this when I was young.

4:11 PM  
Blogger Pawnsensei said...

How young is young?


2:50 AM  
Blogger generalkaia said...

well played 45 45 game today! fun to watch a fellow knight win handily!

3:40 PM  
Blogger CelticDeath said...

Thanks, GK! My opp's words to me were that he didn't see the tactics. So, tactical training DOES help.

8:58 PM  

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