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Wonderful idea. I am working almost the same except the point 1 I am not following. My files are already created but no worries next time I will make another file for my memory test. It will be wonderful.
Dear Avetik, I have an experience that I want to share with you:
In some complex openings like Catalan, KID/Grunfeld (g3 systems), Some Reversed Sicilians etc... we can reach the same positions via different move orders! In these slow/complex openings, it seems to me that understanding the pawn structures and the relative value of pieces are much more important than memorizing variations. Memorizing interrelated variations and addressing all transpositions in a software is not an easy task at all... To my experience, in such complex openings, trusting the opening choice, understanding and feeling the position is the key to find the right move.
As always - very instructive. Thank you, Avetik. One thing I like to add re Step 4 - Fix your mistakes:
I find it very useful to integrate Opening Tree into fostering my repertoire and fixing mistakes. At the moment I am in my second iteration of watching the videos form each opening course. Before starting a section, I load my lichess games into Opening Tree from the last months (this might take some time). Then I try to remember the line(s) and the challenges I faced and mistakes I made when playing it. After completing the section and checking the correctness of my pdf, I switch to Opening Tree to analyse what actually happened in my games. In my pdf (and my study plan) I note the date of the 2nd iteration so that I have the starting point for the next period.
Maybe ChessBase (or other tools to store one's games) already allow you to create such trees out of your games - but to my knowledge my tool does not, so I was very happy finding Opening Tree.