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By Bill Wall

A lurch into the pits of anxiety-losing in below 20 strikes. the most vital a part of a chess online game for the novice chess participant is the hole. on the beginner point, such a lot video games are gained or misplaced within the commencing via error or falling in a e-book seize. it is very important learn the openings and recognize what traps and pitfalls might come up from a selected edition, both to spring it on an opponent or keep away from a capture that your opponent is attempting to spring on you. This booklet illustrates brief video games to use bad starting procedure.

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The first is the main one and it is obvious – you need to play strong chess. The second requirement is more formal – you need to achieve norms and reach a certain rating. Achieving a certain rating is a straightforward concept. You just play and get there. However, attaining norms can create a difficult challenge. The problem with norms is that it’s not enough just to play well. You need to play a certain amount of games against a number of strong players that already hold the title you are seeking.

His rating was close the top 100 in the world! Yet, he was still only an International Master for quite some time. In the tournaments he played, he got very good results, but there were no norms and thus no title. 44 A Promoted Pawn - My Chess Journey Fortunately there is an easy solution for norms. You need to play in round-robin tournaments where it is known in advance that a norm will count for a title. This is exactly what I did. When I felt my strength was at the International Master level, I started to play in strong round-robins all the time.

Then, in 2015, after mastering the course ‘The Grandmaster’s Secrets’, he was able to take 1st place in this tournament at the age of 44! Happy as I am that my course helped sharpen this player’s skill, I am also quite pleased with his longevity. He kept playing, he kept learning and he kept chasing his goal. After 30 years of not giving up, he has his coveted title of State Amateur Champion! And a pretty big trophy, too, I might add. Conclusion In order to become a titled player at the FIDE level, the main requirement is to play very well.

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