Following a fairly dismal second half of 2015 (especially the last quarter) I was downgraded on the ECF’s December ratings update to 103 (1473 Elo), a drop of around 37 Elo points. Not a disaster, but a hiccup in my …Read more
Another year has come and gone. Another opportunity to reflect and learn presents itself.
Although I feel I have made progress in 2015, that progress is not fully reflected in my rating yet. I started the year at ECF 97 …Read more
The new season of regular chess started last night. Despite a severe bout of rustiness (I’m sure I heard my brain squeak at one point last night) after some dormant weeks, I managed a win against a player ranked about …Read more