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by Nicky Chorley
Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How to improve?
Replies: 127
Views: 11997

Re: How to improve?

Joey - thanks for that. I'll be moving back to London in the next month or so and there are several clubs that seem easy to get to, so I'll see if any of them are still having club nights over the summer. I don't really know any in depth, but am playing 1. d4 as a club player suggested it might suit...
by Nicky Chorley
Mon Mar 28, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How to improve?
Replies: 127
Views: 11997

Re: How to improve?

Since several people have commented about tactics, I'll respond to that now: I've got a copy of "Learn Chess Tactics" by John Nunn, so I'll get back to working through that. Also, I've tried Chess Tactics Server, but I find the time control there a bit difficult to cope with right now. I've also tri...
by Nicky Chorley
Sun Mar 27, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How to improve?
Replies: 127
Views: 11997

Re: How to improve?

Thanks for all the comments so far. I don't have much time to reply in detail right now, but will do so soon (probably tomorrow). I will post some of my games as requested.

Yes, lots of advice can be confusing, but I suppose everyone's just trying to be helpful :).

Thanks again.
by Nicky Chorley
Sun Mar 27, 2011 4:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How to improve?
Replies: 127
Views: 11997

How to improve?

I've just joined this forum and am just looking for some advice really. I played my first season of league chess this year with my university club and managed to lose all my games. I have been told that my main problem is tactics, but I'm wondering if there are other things I should also be working ...