I want to become a grand master in chess.What should I do?
two Use the tactics trainers you can find on many websites. These present simple tactical puzzles for you to solve. Do about fifteen minutes a day, more is a waste because you will not remember it. These help you recognise basic tactical tricks while you are playing.
three Play slow chess and use the available time to think. Not only do you have to practice thinking ahead, but if you are thinking ahead, you have the opportunity to discover tactical patterns yourself, which is easier to memorise.
four Analyze your games, especially your losses. Find out your weak points and make an effort to address ...more