How do you identify the correct target?The choice you make when you sit down at the table and form your plan for the game. The correct target priorities for the entire game, not the tactical choice in a specific situation. Correct always carries the implicit question “correct for what?”, so don’t forget your immediate objective: … Continue reading Target Priority
This post will be a mixture of theory and help for game reviews. Last week, we had a look at the different levels of strategy, from tricks to strategies. I will briefly revisit some ideas here. The principles that follow now can be used to plan your game before you start, to remember things during … Continue reading Principles for Game Review
Why would you even want to practice an opening? For me, it is to a large degree about a mental buffer. I do it to free up capacities that allows me to focus on other things and to give myself a small confidence boost. They place an obstacle there? No worries, I have my spot … Continue reading How to develop a simple opening
Today I want to talk about three related concepts. I believe that these particular lenses can be very useful to tackle events, choose lists, look at the strengths and weaknesses of your own and an opponent’s list; to understand and to exploit or mitigate the identified weaknesses; and for playing to your own strengths and … Continue reading Tricks, Tactics, or Strategy?