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    • Blitz match vs GM RLH2

      For your entertainment, a blitz match played against GM RLH2 (Robert Hess) here on Chess.com. Each game both players had 3-minutes. I hope nobody is offended by the tipsy banter which is just for fun and this was also captured during a livestream... | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Apr 6, 2014
      • | 995 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Kibitzing on some Yaacov games

      Yaacov Norowith is one of the strongest online blitz players. He seems fine OTB as well doing well in last two blitz events of the Reykjavik Open. Here I observed and kibitzed a few games he played online recently versus a strong IM | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Apr 4, 2014
      • | 339 views
      • | 4 comments
    • First win vs Computer4

      Haven't played Computer4-IMPOSSIBLE often as in general I don't like playing computers but with several guys playing it a lot recently I wanted to try out a few games. Managed to beat it on about the 5th try. All smiles :-) | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Mar 27, 2014
      • | 1423 views
      • | 15 comments
    • A surprising appearance by Magnus!

      Magnus made a surprise appearance over the weekend in the Norwegian League when he helped the club from Stavanger to promote to the top league. Magnus's appearance is both surprising because players of this level don't play much in leagues (except... | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Mar 23, 2014
      • | 2432 views
      • | 11 comments
    • Tactics Trainer Session #3

      I got good feedback on earlier Tactics Trainer videos so here is more of me trying to solve problems in the TT here on Chess.com. Tips or requests for making these better are cool ;-) Finally here is a little fragment from the Stellwagen ga... | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Mar 18, 2014
      • | 720 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Blitz game in Winawer French

      Winawer French has been one of my favourite openings for a while. It's black's response in the French Defence after: 1.e4 e62.d4 d53.Nc3 Bb4 This is the Winawer and introduces complex play while 3...dxe4 and 3...Nf6 aim to get more solid positio... | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Mar 17, 2014
      • | 484 views
      • | 3 comments
    • A very exciting game in the Anti-Moscow

      Here is a really exciting game that I played in the Icelandic League this weekend. The timecontrol was 90 minutes for the game + 30 second increments. My opponent was fellow FM and former teammate Sigurdur Dadi Sigfusson currently rated 2328. The... | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Mar 2, 2014
      • | 1238 views
      • | 4 comments
    • Tactics Trainer Session #2

      Me doing some problems in the Tactics Trainer. Hopefully this is helpful to somebody! | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Feb 24, 2014
      • | 1233 views
      • | 4 comments
    • Attacking Dutch video

      Check out my latest video. Some cool attacking games that my friend played in a recent tournament using the Dutch. Also check out the video for details on how you can win the Killer Dutch DVD....good times! | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Feb 21, 2014
      • | 424 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Icelandic Blitz Championship 2013

      Last weekend I played the 2013 Icelandic Blitz Championship. The tournament was an 11 round swiss with 5/2 timecontrol and 4 GM's and 2 IM's participating. Somewhat weaker than last couple of years but still pretty strong. I was the 8th seed. In t... | Read More

      • FM zibbit
      • | Dec 19, 2013
      • | 866 views
      • | 4 comments