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Welcome to the seventeenth installment of My Shortest Wins!
We're finally going to chess.com games! Today's game is a win against a higher rated player. Watch how I took advantage of his poor move d5, attempting to win a piece.
Here's the game!
"XVII," Cyrus? Jeez, what is this, an Olympiad?
I don't know why, it's kind of exciting to do Roman numerals; modern numbers are too common.
Also, I'm not sure I agree that your idea (clever as it was) truly did "equalize at least." Certainly his ill-starred pawn hunt with his queen allowed your pieces to take up aggressive posts; but if he had played instead 16 Rae1 it looks to me like White can still play for the advantage.
hmm...I thought it was a baaaaaad move.
Very nice game indeed. Reminds me of Tarrasch vs Nimzowitsch...
double bishop sacrifice! This is no sacrifice, as I COULD take the queen back, but I would be in a losing position.
Ok, what should I call this mate? Any suggestions? Do you know any players who played it?
Call it the "XVII."
Kicking Double Standards - AKA Where do I get a refund?
by mauve_penguin a few minutes ago
Dramatic, but interesting game
by MaximusFo 5 minutes ago
chess grows dendrites?
by ghostofmaroczy 8 minutes ago
Has there ever been a Grandmaster chess game where there were triple pawns?
by EscherehcsE 9 minutes ago
How many distinct chess games are possible, and which is the longest?
by Remellion 10 minutes ago
What do chess champions see that we do not?
by cdowis75 11 minutes ago
12/19/2014 - Honfi - Csenady, Hungary 1963
by Austinw509 14 minutes ago
The Backyard Professor
by squareofthepawn 22 minutes ago
Why is the most powerful, versatile and indispensable chess piece a woman?
by Ellie47 36 minutes ago
The Italian Game's Popularity Annoys Me.
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