I played a few more OTB games this quarter, which has been very interesting. One of my goals for this year is to play enough games to get rid of my provisional rating, and I am only a few games away from that for my Regular USCF rating. I played in the US Amateur North Tournament weekend tournament and a couple of Monday Night sessions at the chess club, which count for both Regular and Quick ratings.
Online I got my rapid rating over 1400 for the first time. Read that post for lots more detail on what I did. In the past couple of weeks I’ve dropped way below that, but I will get back to that level.
I’ve still been working through the ChessMood tactics course, which I am almost done with. I have been using their simplified openings for white and black, which mostly have been going well. Now that I’ve been playing with them, it might be time to add a few tweaks here and there.
By The Numbers
These are the numbers from April 1 to June 30, 2022:
|USCF||Regular||887 (P13) - 833 (P23)|
|USCF||Quick||913 (P15) - New|
|USCF||Online Regular||876 (P21) - No Change|
|USCF||Online Quick||1092 - No Change|
|USCF||Online Blitz||793 (P16) - No Change|
|USCF||Correspondence Rating||2037 - No Change|
|Chess.com||Rapid rating||1230 to 1300 (1420 high)|
|Chess.com||Number of rapid games||180|
|Chess.com||Daily rating||1242 to 1297 (1301 high)|
|Chess.com||Number of daily games||23|
|Chess.com||Blitz rating||603 to 680 (701 high)|
|Chess.com||Number of blitz games||156|
|Chess.com||Puzzle rating||1775 to 2019 (2175 high)|
|Chess.com||Puzzle rush best score||30 (Survival)|
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- Chess Improvement: It’s all in the mindset
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