Update to the Generic Training Schedule

After a few days using the Generic Training Schedule, I have a few minor modifications to adapt it to better fit the needs of the club level chess player. The original ChessOK article was geared towards 2000+ level players who have different needs than beginners. One major difference between experts and amateurs is the importance of opening preparation at the expert class, and this focus can be seen throughout the original GTS plan. Another feature of this new version of the schedule is that the play time is spaced in such a way as to allow you to try out new ideas and openings that were covered on previous days.

In this new adaptation I have halved the opening study time and focused on endgame and tactical study time which will better address the needs of amateurs.

The end result would look something like this:

Day 1

Study Openings 1U

Solve Tactics 1U

Study Endings 1U

Study Strategy 1U

Day 2

Study Endings 1U

Solve Tactics 1U

Play 1U

Study Strategy 1U

Day 3

Study Strategy 1U

Solve Tactics 1U

Solve Endings 1U

Study Openings 1U

Day 4

Solve Tactics 1U

Study Endings 1U

Study Strategy 1U

Play 1U

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