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Really Extreme case of chess blindness


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1

    dokter_nee

    I just played a weird/terrible/crazy game here (10 min blitz) and won.

     

    I'm not particulary proud of this game(although I played nice in the end), but I do think it's incredible how me and my opponent missed a queen on prise for like 12 moves each ! 

     

    I mean, I'm not a giant of chess, but I'd call myself an experienced player, my blitz chess rating is generally arround 1600, my opponent was also a 1600 player.

     

    Still, we managed to play like 24 moves, without either of us noticing a queen on prise! 

     

    I annotated the game with some (or a lot) of my thoughts.

     

    By the way, I'm playing during nightshifts, that's my excuse ! Don't know about my opponent though.

     

     

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2

    Clever_Kid

    That was easily the most twisted game i have ever seen..

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3

    hankas

    LOL. Lucky it wasn't the King that went missing.
  • 2 years ago · Quote · #4

    bronsteinitz

    It can happen.....

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #5

    Shippen

    WTH OMG!

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #6

    Keldorn

    This is maybe because both of you are fairly strong players so you don't expect each other to blunder your queen so putting her majesty in take simply escaped your eyes. It happens to everyone. For example, see this GM game, it's even more crazy :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ix69sCFahw&feature=BFa&list=FLzey7hVJUIQV7T4qKZQ4SWw

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #7

    AndyClifton

    Now that's what I call hang time! Laughing

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #9

    einstein99

    Hey! That picture in fouadeds column looks like puppethead on a binger

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #10

    AndyClifton

    I just hit between those two little white boxes (thinking it was gonna play like a video).

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #11

    dokter_nee

    @ JMB, yeah 3 ..Nc6 is indeed also a blunder, d6 needs to be played first. I learned this in the meantime as well.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #12

    wik8

    Keldorn wrote:

    This is maybe because both of you are fairly strong players so you don't expect each other to blunder your queen so putting her majesty in take simply escaped your eyes. It happens to everyone. For example, see this GM game, it's even more crazy :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ix69sCFahw&feature=BFa&list=FLzey7hVJUIQV7T4qKZQ4SWw

    that was amazing

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #13

    DutchBagel

    lmao

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #14

    deepak64

    It is natural in time limit chess.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #15

    sara_manju

    very weired:)


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