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    • How I converted a simple mistake of the opponent into a checkmate

      Hi to all my readers!Lately I stopped playing games. Zero Rated games. What changes between rated and unrated? The people who play unrated games usually fear of losing. Nothing else. I stopped following much of chess and suddenly in the tactics t... | Read More

      • shaadwal
      • | Jul 13, 2013
      • | 517 views
      • | 3 comments
    • This is why you don't play Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Nimzovich-Rossolimo, Moscow) attack against me

      I stopped playing a lot of games at once (same day) some time ago. More recently I was watching the Norway chess and saw two very different games by Anand; the last two. Wang Hao (after defeating both the challenger and the World Chess Champion) w... | Read More

      • shaadwal
      • | May 19, 2013
      • | 1502 views
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    • One of my best games, awesome Rook sacrifice

      I just can't stop thinking about this game. This represents the level of chess that I can play and will play. Wow! This was one of the most beautiful games, I have played. In retrospect,  yesterday, I played a lot of folks, came second in a tour... | Read More

      • shaadwal
      • | Apr 30, 2013
      • | 539 views
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    • World Champion Anand vs a Nobody(1/2-1/2)

      So I came across this site with a live chess game against anand played through a weird mechanism but still. Here is the game: The opening is D06. That is Queen's Gambit Declined, Marshall Defence. Anand is playing white. | Read More

      • shaadwal
      • | Apr 4, 2013
      • | 437 views
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    • One of the best Bishop sacrifise by my father

      Here is a game I played today with my father. He himself did not know what he was playing but got a very good position. I resigned soon after. Here is the game.This is the only known game with this opening: 5. Bxe6  1-0, Kocur vs. Babicky  ... | Read More

      • shaadwal
      • | Apr 3, 2013
      • | 379 views
      • | 2 comments
    • My Live Chess Games

      I will keep editing this blog post to keep track of all my chessgames on all kinds of websites. In this game, the last few moves are worthy of a chess puzzle but that is for some other time. | Read More

      • shaadwal
      • | Apr 1, 2013
      • | 492 views
      • | 0 comments
    • My first Draw with a computer!

      So, I played my first draw ever with a computer and I thought that I must write about it. It was due to a three fold repition. Usually, most chess sites don;t provide you with an option to offer draw to the computer, so... The opening again was k... | Read More

      • shaadwal
      • | Apr 1, 2013
      • | 423 views
      • | 0 comments
    • How my Brother and I used to play!

      This post basically deals with what happened when my brother and I used to start the game when we did not have any knowledge of the opening theory. This is how it finally looked! | Read More

      • shaadwal
      • | Mar 31, 2013
      • | 405 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Rare Opening: French Defence: Mediterranean Defence

      Hi, all. After the error, I have to rewrite the whole post. I post here, a game of rare opening: the Mediterranean Defence as started by chess.com's computer on their iPhone app. The game's analysis and notations would now possibly be incomplete. ... | Read More

      • shaadwal
      • | Mar 31, 2013
      • | 1303 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Chess.com's Error. Wow?!

      Hello, Chess.com's staff. I spent some 2 hrs writing every important game and its annotations and all the stuff about a rare opening. I pressed save and preview and suddenly, all of my work was gone! The window showed a new blog post screen. :/ Wo... | Read More

      • shaadwal
      • | Mar 31, 2013
      • | 428 views
      • | 1 comment