Finding my way in the chessdevelopment- and training jungle in order to improve my rating.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
I'm able to build a logical reasoning. I only don't do it when it comes
to chess. Why not? Automatic thinking has taken over. Since automatic
thinking is only semi-intelligent, it doesn't adapt to the details in
the position. So I fail in the details. You can play chess only with a
great deal of automatic thinking. For the reason there is no time to
think consciously. Conscious thinking ist just way too slow during a
game. So you can't use real intelligence in a game. I exaggerate to make
it more clear.
This means that we depend on the quality of our semi-intelligence.
That's why we plateau in chess at a certain level. No matter how much
conscious intelligence we possess. In life this means that when we grow
older we start to rely more and more on automatic intelligence. Even if
it isn't very well suited for reality.
The task at hand is to improve the quality of our semi-intelligence.
With the checklist I have introduced an intelligent search-strategy. I
have added conscious intelligence. Now I must automate it. So that it
becomes semi-intelligent. But now at a higher level. As long as it is
not automated, the task at hand is just too daunting to do it
consciously. But during the process of automation you simply have to