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    • BCC Autumn Swiss Round 3

      This game is worthy to be laughed at, as I lost because I made a spectacular blunder.   A move so terrible that even if a monkey was making random moves I think a better option would have been selected.   | Read More

      • Manack
      • | Apr 10, 2012
      • | 566 views
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    • BCC Autumn Swiss Round 2

      Straight forward victory.  My opponent was rated 200 points lower than myself and from very early on the result was not in doubt.  Since it wasn't a loss I find it more difficult to gain lessons from the game.  But what is demonstrated from thi... | Read More

      • Manack
      • | Mar 29, 2012
      • | 656 views
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    • BCC Autumn Swiss Round 1

      Continuing my trend of losing against the strongest players in the chess club for round 1 of new Autumn Swiss I drew Tyson, last years club champion.  My previous game against him was very humiliating so my hope was at least to put up token resis... | Read More

      • Manack
      • | Mar 25, 2012
      • | 535 views
      • | 1 comment
    • BCC Summer Swiss Round 7

      Final round and still on a high table against a much stronger opponent.  I went in totally relaxed into the last round, as even with a loss my tournament performance would be several hundred points higher then my actual rating. My lessons from t... | Read More

      • Manack
      • | Mar 18, 2012
      • | 576 views
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    • BCC Summer Swiss Round 6

      Last week I played on board 3 and recieved a totally expected solid thrashing from one of the strongest players in the Brisbane Chess Club.  My lessons from this game were: If you have a major weakness in your position, deal with it. If you are ... | Read More

      • Manack
      • | Mar 11, 2012
      • | 583 views
      • | 2 comments
    • BCC Summer Swiss Round 5

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      • Manack
      • | Mar 7, 2012
      • | 452 views
      • | 0 comments