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I travelled to Cleveland, OH (from Chicago, IL) to play in the Great Lakes Open. And to my surprise, my opponent in the first round was an NM (2236).
Again I used the same strategy in beating an NM (1) Use a No Name opening (2) Hang tough (3) Complicate. Make the NM consume a lot of time on his clock.
The thing here is that an NM under extreme time pressure becomes human and can make a mistake. But today's NMs are lightning fast and accurate under time pressure. So this technique may not be successful today.
I don't know if I understand the resignation. Maybe this ?
Right. After 41.Qxb8+ Bxb8 42.Nf6+ Kg7 43.Nxe4 Black would be a whole R down.
Very nice..! Saw it coming...what if any were the time restrictions? ...and did that loss remove him from the competion? ...and finally overall ....how did you fair?
Yes, that loss removed him from the competition.
I scored 3 out of 4
1.0 against an NM 2236 in the 1st round, 0.5 against a 2089 in the 2nd round, 0.5 against another NM (2380 an Australian who later became an IM), and a 1.0 against a 2126 of New York in the 4th and last round round.
"2nd Gashimov Memorial, Round 8 | Host: Evgeny Miroshnichenko"
4/25/2015 - A. K. - Christian Stevens, 2007
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