Originally posted by kingshill
There is an excellent program called Chess Position Trainer which will help you with your openings.
When I used to play over the board I used it to memorise my openings. At the moment just like you I use my database for opening work. Since I used it last it's undergone a major revision to 4.1 but w ...[text shortened]... o feed your opening database into it and used the program to help you memorise the positions.
Thanks, I will take a look at it.
I know that it is most important to be thoroughly aware of the major strategic objectives of whatever opening you play and not slavishly memorize variations without having some idea of the strategy and tactics involved and whether it fits your style.
And having a good memory keeps you alert for tricky transpositions where a specific opening suddenly transitions into another. I was never good at spotting transpositions.