10333 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
8 nxe6 or qh5+
anyway i figure you aren't being entirely serious, so good game :P
This didn't end with "fireworks" because your hurricane put them out!
Note the difference between just merely being "Developed" after 1. e4, and having actually "completed your development" in another game where you started by 1...d5.
Certainly Queen pawn openings are way more convincing!
About black's move 1 - of course, if his diet was richer in protein, he would actually have more force, and would be able to push his pawn all the way to e5. After all, you can get a full two-square jump with no additional charge!
It's fun to win quickly!
In this game your opponent just panicked and threw away, first a bishop, then a queen, then to top it all, a knight.
I liked your knight structure - pay attention, that there was no need to play f5 and defend your Ne6, as you could take right away on d5.
If the Q would then take your Ne6, then you would go to c7 with your other knight, and fork the king and the QUEEN. This is a tactic you should be familiar with.
As played, notice that you just gave the e5 pawn (and square) to your opponent.
In this game, this led to nothing serious against you... however in other cases, this kind of an omission can lead to trouble - especially as you, and your opponents, start to get stronger...
Already in this game, had your opponent played, rather than ...Bf2+, ...Knight to b6 - suddenly everything would be defended! The c7 forking square, the d5 invasion square... even your Ne6 would be under fire suddenly!
You could take on f6 (or on c5) and remain up a pawn - but there would still be a long battle ahead, and the result would be anybody's guess.
The fault is - advancing a pawn (f4 to f5), without asking yourself which square he no longer protects. The f4 pawn holds e5. When it advances - e5 is left at the mercy of your opponent.
Actually, it was exactly the same error from your opponent, which let you have all you had - when he went ...f6, he left the e6 square (and pawn!) without protection. This is where he really got into trouble (having the Nd7 block the bishop's protection didn't help either, of course).
Good luck, and keep sharing your brilliant wins!
How can you put ?? after e6. That's French Defence, man. Show some respect. It's a very good opening if you know how to play it. Your annotations made me laugh. Nxe6 isn't a GREAT move. Your opponent just gave you a free pawn and then his bishop, queen, knight. I don't see how this is a good game for you if your opponent just handed you piece after piece.
Awfully played by white, you deserve your nickname.
Who is the perfect idiot in this game? :-) lol
You are too nice for him.
<Krestez> Actually I like his carefree, contemptuous attitude to opening theory. For his level, it is exactly the right attitude, I feel, as at his level, opening theory doesn't really matter.
It's more about attacking and having fun! And the road to improvement is in watching and recognizing these little tactics, which make or break so many games.
The similarity between the OP's avatar and that of <Insanitis> is striking - despite the obvious differences in playing strength. Everybody plays awfully when compared with somebody several hundreds (or a thousand) points higher. Don't pay any attention to that :-) just keep doing what you like.
<Insanitis> well I actually kind of like him :-) and I never saw harshness do anybody any good.
hmmm, move 10, i'm wondering what your long term plans were, you never mentioned them again (never needed them seeing as black played so poorly)Why not just Nxd5? your opponent would obviously take the knight Qxe6, then you can do your Nc7+ that you delayed earlier due to 'long term plans'
Are you using some kind of weird board? I saw one of your other diagrams and it's completely white as well. I'm sure it's not just my computer, makes it kinda hard to see.
Live Chess is Down
by esegromal a few minutes ago
My friend is deliberately trying to stall on online chess.
by g-man15 a few minutes ago
hot organic game of chess.com part 2
by joyjethro123 3 minutes ago
IMPOSSIBLE TO DEFEAT ME!!!
by g-man15 5 minutes ago
cant play live game at all
by CaptFlapJacks 8 minutes ago
If you could change one rule of chess,what would it be?
by Reb 18 minutes ago
3/4/2015 - Boxed In
by ches55master123 19 minutes ago
What do you think of the layout of chess.com?
by eciruam 19 minutes ago
what tactic book help u get over that hump
by timothysmall56 19 minutes ago
by kco 23 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!