This is the first week where I trained using the Extreme Chess Training (ECT) program. I am still beta testing it and I should have more information available the first week of January.
Monday – Performed 45 minutes of standard tactics at chesstempo.com
Tuesday – Played an ICC standard game and reviewed it afterwards.
Wednesday – Did 1hr of speed tactics, using Bain’s Chess Tactics for Students.
Thursday – Played standard game on FICS.
Friday – Performed core tactics for 1 hour. Focused on key positions from Chess Training Pocketbook
Saturday – Performed Stoyko Tactics from positions in Imagination in Chess.
Sunday – 20 minutes of chess trainer practice at chesstempo.com. Played over Alekhine – Duras 1913 on chessgames.com.
The program calls for more of the same on the week of 12/28/09.