Ep. 62: How To Succeed At Club-Level Time Controls (G/90, G/75, etc.)
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This episode covers so-called "club-level" time controls, such as G/90 and G/60. These usually include a time delay ranging from 5 - 30 seconds per move. Neal also shares his thoughts on speed chess as it relates to amateur players and improvement. In addition, some helpful resources that may be underutilized by many are discussed. Additional talking points include the following: The (imaginary) decline of slow time controlsDAUT: Don't Analyze Unnecessary Tactics*Your puzzle rating or online rapid rating is not your real rating...Our inaugural Listener Mailbag segmentMentioned: Secrets of Practical Chess (Amazon) by John Nunn* Recommended Chess.com Lessons: Errata: The tactics lessons below (the last 3) are listed here in the correct order of difficulty. In the episode, I switched the order of the last two.  Now What? Roots of Positional Understanding Why Simon Loves the French Defense The London System for the Busy Chess Player Build Your TechniqueChess PotpourriPawn Endings: Beginner to ExpertRook and Other EndgamesIntroduction to TacticsStep Up In TacticsIntermediate TacticsIf you have a question or topic idea for a future episode, e-mail us at [email protected]. Our links: WebsiteTwitterYouTubeFacebookE-mail: [email protected] Chess Angle is sponsored by Chessable. Check out a list of our favorite courses! The Amazon and Chess.com links above are affiliate links which earn us a small commission on qualifying purchases. This helps support the podcast at no additional cost to you.
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