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    • 5th and last round at state

      Losing and winning twice each, I was desperate to win. I was happy and surprised I got white next.   I felt that the pairings for players were a bit unfair even though it follows the classic swiss system. For instance, four of my opponents wer... | Read More

      • Chess4001
      • | Apr 28, 2012
      • | 746 views
      • | 3 comments
    • 4th round at State

      I lost again, this time to someone just above the 1600 boundary. | Read More

      • Chess4001
      • | Apr 28, 2012
      • | 501 views
      • | 0 comments
    • 3rd round at Seaside

      Unfortunately, by winning twice in a row first, I had to face someone with a similar score. I tried my hardest but didn't really know what went wrong. Analysis help is greatly appreciated.  | Read More

      • Chess4001
      • | Apr 28, 2012
      • | 375 views
      • | 0 comments
    • 2nd round at Seaside

      This was the last game for yesterday. In this game, I played the Caro-kann very solidly and eventually bailed out into a winning endgame. | Read More

      • Chess4001
      • | Apr 28, 2012
      • | 519 views
      • | 1 comment
    • 1st game at the State tournament

      Hi, 5 minutes ago I just had the very first round of my first USCF tournament at the STATE TOURNAMENT! It iss hosted by the OSCF (oregon scholastic chess federation) and takes place at Seaside, Oregon. All rounds are G/85 D/5 and I am in the middl... | Read More

      • Chess4001
      • | Apr 27, 2012
      • | 441 views
      • | 2 comments
    • Paul Morphy's finest

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      • Chess4001
      • | Dec 3, 2011
      • | 522 views
      • | 0 comments
    • goals 11/21/11

      standard 1540 blitz 1815 bullet 1880 | Read More

      • Chess4001
      • | Nov 21, 2011
      • | 315 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Game Analysis #1

      I accidentally made it a puzzle so just press solution. | Read More

      • Chess4001
      • | Nov 19, 2011
      • | 373 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Game Analysis series by Chess4001

      Hi, this is Chess4001, and I am creating a new series of blog where I analyze games.I hope you check them out, comment them, spread them, and whatever.  | Read More

      • Chess4001
      • | Nov 19, 2011
      • | 301 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Stonewall Attack (Part 7)

      Have you been playing Stonewall lately? If you haven't been, then I seriously recommend that you should. This blog (and possibly others) might require some of your personal experience to work its magic of helping you improve, because we're taking ... | Read More

      • Chess4001
      • | Aug 1, 2011
      • | 1120 views
      • | 2 comments