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    • Exploring the Sicilian Dragon.

      A series of unrated Sicilian Dragon friendly games with analysis at 30 seconds per move by Houdini 3 Professional. As of Game 4 analysis is performed using Stockfish DD x64 at 60 minutes per game. Game 1: Game 2:   Game 3:   Ga... | Read More

      • Bogor
      • | Jul 27, 2013
      • | 539 views
      • | 0 comments
    • The Stars Align.

      About once in every 500 games the stars align for me and I manage to play a game like the below:   | Read More

      • Bogor
      • | Jan 18, 2013
      • | 523 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Thematic Sacrifices to Convert Advanced Pawns.

      Having recently been caught out by a piece sacrifice to convert an advanced pawn I was finally able to pass the lesson along.  The lesson being that if you can get your pawns into advanced positions you can often find a piece sacrifice to Queen t... | Read More

      • Bogor
      • | Jan 18, 2013
      • | 1016 views
      • | 45 comments
    • Stick To Your Guns.

      A recent game that I played on the site www.chessmaniac.com.  A good example of the power of using the Q in conjunction with Ns and an illustration of the importance of sticking to the plan of attack once initiated.   I never felt like I was win... | Read More

      • Bogor
      • | May 7, 2010
      • | 674 views
      • | 3 comments
    • 500th Completed Game.

      My 500th completed game on chessmaniac, also my best game and best win to date.   My opponent (name omitted) was extremely gracious in defeat and a true role model of sportsmanship throughout - jm (Bogor)   | Read More

      • Bogor
      • | Jul 2, 2009
      • | 615 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Ruy Lopez with sacrifices on f7.

      A series of recent games played at www.chessmaniac.com in the Ruy Lopez with the theme of piece sacrifices on f7.  This is a theme I've had some success with recently.  The names of the black players have been changed to protect the guilty - jm ... | Read More

      • Bogor
      • | Mar 21, 2009
      • | 925 views
      • | 2 comments