Dear GM Avetik and Chessmood friends I have a problem:
I love playing the Accelerated Dragon, But I am struggling with the Benko Gambit.
I am considering replacing it by the King's Indian Defense.
What do you think? GM Avetik, you saw the way I play chess. Do you think KID fits my style?
I love the KID and I hate the Benko Gambit !
I do not know if KID would be a good match to the Accelerated Dragon and the rest of Chessmood Black repertoire?!?!?!?!?
Please let me know what you think and let me know if there would be any issue replacing Benko by KID.
Thank you all
Is it tough to become Grandmaster now or it was tough to become Grandmaster in 90s?
Another question is do you guys like the K- factor thing in fide rating system .I seriously hate it. For example a guy of below 18 have huge advantage to improve and become GM on the other hand if a guy crossed 18 then K factor makes the task super complex.
Coach how you guys handle this terrible rating system. I know talent matters and you can achieve goals but this is also truth we are not lucky to win all open events and achieve GM title in easy way. For me all I can do is work hard and as coach suggested play events and analise your games with strong players but what to do against this rating system?
Take a look at the article in the bottom and see a guy got 2500 from 2000 and he was below 18. I know he is talented so he deserve it but don't you guys think that this rating system helped him a lot. On the other hand if a guy who is same talented is above 18 then his rating graph won't climb up like it does in this case.
Your ideas will be useful.
Hello everyone! This is my first ever topic in the forum!
I have been making an app yesterday on appsgeyser.com and I found that there is a option to turn a website into an app and its very cool! How good it would be to have our own app and publish it to play store! The website is absolutely free for making such apps. The app can be downloaded by anyone whom the creator sends the link of the app and it is free! But when you will be publishing it to the play store, it will cost 25 dollar.
Let's come to the conclusion:
Creating the app and sharing the link to download is free!
Publishing it to play store costs 25 dollars!
Give your feedbacks and suggestions on this plan and Avetik sir plz also reply sharing your view.
Hello, I am new here, just joined.
I would like some books recommendations (in English or Russian language) for middle-game and end-game improvement/study. My long-time-control rating (OTB, over-the-board) was probably in the 1900-2000 ELO range (former USSR Cat-1 norm, back in 1977!!) and I want to to aim for ELO 2200 on long-time-control, i.e. USSR Candidate-Master norm. I currently train playing against Stockfish engine version 10/11 on long time controls, over-the-board.
I have read Nimzowitch My System and Romanovsky Middle Game (Plan) books and read also
book by Issac Lipnitsky titledQuestions of Modern Chess Theory.
Looking for more books and also for suitable end-game books for Cat-2+ players of 1800+ ELO.
Hello ChessMood Family! Hello Champions!
I've good news for you!
As I promised earlier, soon we are going to upload many new courses related to the middlegame and endgame.
The new one - "Happy Pieces" is uploaded.
This gonna be one of the most important courses you've ever watched about chess.
Enjoy the first part. The rest is coming!
Dear friends, dear PRO Members, my champions!
This gonna be an interactive webinar with our PRO team.
You can send me your questions related to our openings in advance.
You can ask me also about positions, that you feel uncomfortable with.
I'm going to answer all of them even if it takes hours.
See you soon!