Are you wondering why so many people get stuck at the 1500-1900 FIDE chess level without making any progress despite countless studying and practice?
You are not alone. Dozens of students around this skill hit a glass ceiling despite continued study of tactics and games, and more.
I recently reached out to a friend of mine, Argentine Grandmaster Damian Lemos, whose ascent to becoming a Grandmaster is very different than your typical story:
As a kid he showed incredible potential, reaching 2000 FIDE expert level at only 10 years old while putting minimal effort into formal study beyond just practicing …