Year 2 of Playing Chess

Reflecting on my second year of studying chess

February 20, 2023 · 7 min

Crossing the 1400 Milestone

From 800 to 1400 in 15 months

May 26, 2022 · 6 min

My Current Ratings

Showing my current ratings by USCF Class

April 18, 2022 · 2 min

My First Year of Chess

Reflecting on my first year of studying chess

February 21, 2022 · 9 min

Calculating Centipawn Loss

Introduction I recently saw this tweet: Measuring performance by CPL instead of rating or result is a revelation! I’ve lost games to strong players where I have played well (low CPL), and beaten weaker players and played badly (high CPL). Should help see through the result / rating change to your true performance. — Pascoe Rapacci (@prapacci) January 13, 2022 I’ve been trying to figure out a way to measure progress....

January 14, 2022 · 7 min