Finding my way in the chessdevelopment- and training jungle in order to improve my rating.
Monday, May 05, 2008
Complex vs simple
My new scanmethods work fairly well with the relative simple problems of Chess Tempo. In the past I have seen already two times that mastering simple problems is of little use for mastering complex problems, though. It was Phaedrus who told me so the second time and after checking it it proved he is right. So it is time to put these new scanmethods to the test with a complex problem-set. If you have read my blog in the past then you will find that it is common practice to test the same ideas a few times. Everytime more information is available though, so tests that first failed can go well later when new information is applied. Today I started with the masterlevel problems of Renko's CD "Killermoves".
The first two problems already showed that the new methods are unsufficient to find the solution in more complicated cases. Only the 6th or 7th candidate move I tried was the right one. I'm trying to find out what kind of scan will help to find these moves in the hope that there is a common factor.