How to prepare for a game

Technical questions regarding Openings, Middlegames, Endings etc.
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soheil_hooshdaran
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How to prepare for a game

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:14 am

Hi.
My opponent is rated 400+ points higher than me, so how to prepare?

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Matt Mackenzie
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Re: How to prepare for a game

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:04 pm

Pray?

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soheil_hooshdaran
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Re: How to prepare for a game

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:27 pm

I have won players of his calibre before

Barry Sandercock
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Re: How to prepare for a game

Post by Barry Sandercock » Sun Dec 03, 2017 4:59 pm

Then you have nothing to worry about. Just forget his grade.

Kevin Thurlow
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Re: How to prepare for a game

Post by Kevin Thurlow » Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:48 pm

Play aggressively, either he gets confused and loses, or he wins quickly. If you play carefully, he will win, but maybe slowly.

Where possible, look at his games on a database beforehand.

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