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  1. Standard member ivan2908
    SelfProclaimedTitler
    18 May '07 14:37
    Take an average 1500 OTB player, with average chess talent, IQ more then average (if this correlates at all with chess abilities), give him good tactical puzzle books and very good strategy book like Silman Amateurs mind . He solves at least 15 tactics daily, plays two OTB games daily and reads strategy book 30 minutes all that EVERY they. How far could he go in a year?
  2. 18 May '07 14:39
    Sounds like he's too busy to go anywhere.

  3. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    18 May '07 14:40
    Originally posted by ivan2908
    Take an average 1500 OTB player, with average chess talent, IQ more then average (if this correlates at all with chess abilities), give him good tactical puzzle books and very good strategy book like Silman Amateurs mind . He solves at least 15 tactics daily, plays two OTB games daily and reads strategy book 30 minutes all that EVERY they. How far could he go in a year?
    exactly 1668.
  4. 18 May '07 14:41
    Originally posted by wormwood
    exactly 1668.
    closer to 1703
  5. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    18 May '07 14:49
    Originally posted by Restless Soul
    closer to 1703
    not with only 15 problems a day. maybe 18 would do it.
  6. 18 May '07 14:50 / 2 edits
    Cmon, guys, isn't that a bit too much of sarcasm?

    Dumb looking question I know, but I am interested in your opinion if you have any!


    Is that because of my provisional player status? I see often provisional players with silly questions, but I am not that bad



    P. S. I do not have multi account, I wrote it on forum while my friend was loged. We have 5 accounts on same IP adress !
  7. 18 May '07 14:51
    Originally posted by wormwood
    not with only 15 problems a day. maybe 18 would do it.
    1111....The puzzles were all incorrect.
  8. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    18 May '07 14:53
    Originally posted by AlphaAlekhine
    1111....The puzzles were all incorrect.
    he must've been doing reinfeld's 1001 sacs...
  9. 18 May '07 14:54
    Originally posted by ivan2908
    Serious take this time...

    Your question is too open and variable to get any useful answer. e.g. I could play two games everyday and put no effort into them.

    Also, players need to analyse their games and address their weaknesses. Your proposal may hit or miss such weaknesses.

    Finally, don't worry about how far training may get you, just worry about doing it and seeing where you go. GM Motylev said he likes to follow "do what must; come what may" (or similar).
  10. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    18 May '07 14:55
    Originally posted by wakchessdragon
    Cmon, guys, isn't that a bit too much of sarcasm?

    Dumb looking question I know, but I am interested in your opinion if you have any!


    Is that because of my provisional player status? I see often provisional players with silly questions, but I am not that bad



    P. S. I do not have multi account, I wrote it on forum while my friend was loged. We have 5 accounts on same IP adress !
    nope, the question just doesn't have an answer.
  11. 18 May '07 14:56
    I'd guess at least 2100 if he also analyses the two games played daily properly.
  12. 18 May '07 14:57
    I know! It is too approximative question, but if you would make an research with 100 cantidates trying it, you would get some average result I guess.. Nevermind, I will try it anyway!
  13. 18 May '07 14:57
    Originally posted by wormwood
    he must've been doing reinfeld's 1001 sacs...
    Which I consider to be quite helpful.
  14. 18 May '07 14:58
    Originally posted by diskamyl
    I'd guess at least 2100 if he also analyses the two games played daily properly.
    No way! I would be happy with 1700 fide
  15. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    18 May '07 15:00
    Originally posted by Varenka
    Finally, don't worry about how far training may get you, just worry about doing it and seeing where you go. GM Motylev said he likes to follow "do what must; come what may" (or similar).
    ziatdinov also said something about training that I really liked. it was something like: "I can tell you what to do, but I can't give you the willpower to do it."