A common theme in the Open Sicilian - especially the Najdorf - is when White sacrifices a Knight on d5.
Here are three of my tournament games where I went for the sacrifice. Incidentally, the games were played within a month of each other (about ... | Read More
I've been going through my old games and found some nice puzzle-like positions.
I'll try to keep updating this entry.
In the following position, what is White's quickest route to victory?
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Here's a game I played about five years ago against a master in a local tourney. The time control was Game/90 minutes. I just added some light comments.White: Me Black: Master1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.Nc3 I'm not sure why I like to play this move bef... | Read More
Here are the rest of my error-filled games. I appreciate any feedback.
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This was my last round game, I needed to win to get clear first.
About the opening, it was the first time I played the Four Pawns Attack OTB. I figured it was a good choice given the situation.
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Here are three more of my games from the North American Open.
The first was a strange game, I thought I got a good position out of the opening and then all of a sudden I was in big time pressure and a really tough position.
In the follow... | Read More
I just got back from the North American Open in Vegas. I played in the U2100 section and this was my favorite game. A win with Black in 22 moves. (I actually had another 22 move win with Black)
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