100Hour Challenge — Chess

Magnus considering his next move. Photo credit: GTI

Background

Objective measure

Luck vs skill

Chess can be frustrating in the beginning

You don’t know what you don’t know.

How to improve

Where to start

Example of a chess puzzle. What is your next move as white? How can you win material? Source: Remotechessacademy

Asking the right questions

How to improve faster

Choosing resources

100 Hour Challenge

ELO-rating after every hour of study and in the games after the challenge.

Stats

Rating in 50 games played right after the 100hour challenge

Three months without playing — Latent skill

Take home message

Learning skills — 100Hours at a time — the100hourchallenge.com

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