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    • I am Confused...

      I have an interesting dilemma, I suppose is the correct word...Right now, I have ~170 games in progress, which may seem like a lot, and yes, sometimes I make careless mistakes as a result of thinking about it too much.  In order to not get burned... | Read More

      • jabekens
      • | Jul 4, 2011
      • | 682 views
      • | 2 comments
    • Back into Chess!

      Well folks, I'm sure most of you have forgotten me...I haven't really been active for the past several months, as I have had very little time to put aside for chess.  As the school year and the quizbowl season wind down, I will be able to play mo... | Read More

      • jabekens
      • | Apr 20, 2011
      • | 612 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Epic Fail Win...

      This was a high school match game, and I was on board one for my school.  I played a guy who, I guestimated based on his play, would be a 600-800 if he had a rating.  It should have been an easy win for me, right?  Wrong!  I blundered on move ... | Read More

      • jabekens
      • | Dec 11, 2009
      • | 887 views
      • | 4 comments
    • New Opening!

      Please don't hesitate to tell me if this is already created: 1. g3 e5 2. Bg2 d5 3. c3!? c5(Nf6 transposes) 4. d3 Nf6 5. Nd2 Nc6 6. Ngf3 Be7 7. O-O Bf5 8. Re1 O-O 9. Qc2 Qc7 10. e4 as a freeing maneuver and White's pieces are supporting the pa... | Read More

      • jabekens
      • | Nov 24, 2008
      • | 826 views
      • | 3 comments