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Played in ICC server with 30|30 time controls, he was doing a simul against 20 boards and I got in. He played the Smith-Morra gambit which I've been using a lot lately as white so I was pretty confident in myself from the beginning. Then... meh I won't spoil it.
You did well until the ending. Putting all of your pawns on light squares when you both have LS bishops often leads to trouble, but Bh6!! was a great shot by him.
Thanks, I will try to do better next time!
Thanks for the comments!
@bladezii, if I saw nothing but a draw I wouldn't keep on playing but I think I still kept a slight advantage. I mean a pawn is a pawn and I have managed to get his rook out, if I didn't play the endgame it would be a waste. Although I lost in the end, I'm glad I didn't take the offer. I'm sure he understood and didn't take it as bad etiquette. In the end I got more experience, I will be more careful next time. :)
Very nicely played. Just so you know, and it's your decision what you do, but it's good etiquette when the master doing the simul is offering the draw, you take it. Of course, if you are seeing a win, or a great position with very strong chances to win, decline and the master normally should not be offering draws in that case.
That tactic, no matter how often you see it, never ceases to impress. Very well played in any case, Storm. Congrats for a solid game.
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