Learner Series #8


How old are you and how long have you been playing chess?
I am 24, and I have been playing chess in my town club since September 2008 (so nearly 12 years).
How many hours per week do you spend on chess?

It depends on the period of the year but I would say a minimum of 5 hours and a max of 15 hours per week.
Chess website usernames?

_42_ (chess.com) and Harne (lichess.org)
What’s your current skill level or rating?

I am around 1850 (FSE), 1950 (chess.com) and lichess

I play the two national championship of my country  CSE and CSG (http://www.swisschess.ch/cse.html) 1h30+30sec per move +30min after the 40th move, 14 times a yearI play 1 open a year (sometimes more) and I play blitz tournaments inside my club. 1h30+30sec per move, min 7 games per year
And I play online on chess.com and lichess (daily)

Game Analysis: not often
Tactics: daily
Opening:  3-4 hours each 4-5 months
Endgames: rarely
Strategy: rarely 

OTHER USEFUL TIDBITS — Do you watch streams/videos, play variants, any unique things you do that others can learn from?
I watch the french streamers : Blitzstream