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Many years ago... back in the 1970's and 80's... my over-the-board tournament nickname used to be "Mad Dog". I used to enjoy playing crazy, unsound counter-attacking lines as Black.
That was back when I was young and foolish. It's entirely different nowadays... now I'm old and foolish.
I recently found an old chess work-book containing some of my early games, and in a fit of sentimentality, I thought I'd share one or two of them with you.
Here's an OTB tournament game from 1975:
Here's another one, from the final round of the 1982 Atlantic Provinces Championship:
I really like both of the games above. The first one I had to play slow and to see all the possible moves and found the threats that never developed.
I like threats. Some master said they were worse than the executions.
It seem like my games end around 40 move. I've only had several games that went into pawn end games. I like it when the King comes out with his sword and gets in to the frey.
By the way your games were in the 70's? How old are you?
I just turned 56 this week. Here'a a typical game from that 1970s period:
11/24/2014 - Captured
by torchcar a few minutes ago
why most of chess players are fond of cheating against their opponent
by petrip a few minutes ago
Is this draw
by slightlybalding 3 minutes ago
Opponent abandoned game; I lose?
by slightlybalding 5 minutes ago
by BarathRamanarayanan 22 minutes ago
Bill Cosby and Chess
by jesterville 36 minutes ago
My best live game!
by notmtwain 37 minutes ago
I won a Tournament :)
by A_L_I_V_E 42 minutes ago
11/23/2014 - Mate in 3
by HernanHernandez 43 minutes ago
by WhiteAnemone 44 minutes ago
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