Monthly Archives: September 2011

How Many Moves Ahead Do You Calculate?

In the past month, I played maybe 15 casual games of chess, and from these, I discovered a few things about calculation that I had overlooked in my otherwise tournament-heavy experience. I was able to learn new things precisely because the … Continue reading

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Lock Picking, and Solving Problems

Days pass by normally, and often you don’t pause to reflect on them because they’re the same day, the same old routine. The little differences that set your days apart—these start to become annoyances and tidbits, even interruptions in your … Continue reading

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