Here is a position created during a game I played:
So, yeah... I was White and in this game, I almost fell into a complex queen pin trap, and that is why it is bishop and pawn for the rook. I managed to hold onto... | Read More
I, rating: 100/1400, played against a player from the open/major level rating and played into this:
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I was wondering how legitimate this opening play was, and if White could at least hold on with advancing pawns on both wings while holding the centre back?
also, I was thinking this could be played like the Oranuatang opening:
Except by playing... | Read More
My quiz question failed, so I submitted it and then used edit, but when I press preview, ( You can only press submit after pressing preview) The page loads itself exactly the same as if I had pressed reload. Why? | Read More
I was wondering what this opening was called and what to do in it?
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Now, I know what you are all thinking:
now! I found a move that actually works!
Now, after hxg6, White actually has 3 main moves:
First, the mainline of Qg4:
You may also ... | Read More
Well, this Sicilian line that I play, note: title, often comes off good at my level, 1500/120 kind of level. I'm wondering how this would do in higher games. Here's an example of one game:
But it dosen't always go this well:
I haven't had an c... | Read More
I coudn't find any online info on this line, or indeed this opening, so I'm wondering what to do about it and I make this blog post.
A lot of this may not be up to date with theory, but hey, what can I do if I only have a now 34 year old book on... | Read More
Well, I was trying to play the f4 line against Sicilian, and... What do you think?
It was an interesting game, but who should have won if neither side had played the ? moves? | Read More
Ok, I've been searching up on the Elephant Gambit and it looks pretty solid:
The non-take lines are simple: just take e4 and you'll be fine. | Read More