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Sometimes you just can't foresee an attack. I think this was one of those situations for white in a game I recently played. After seven or so solid developing moves, my opponent set up a fried liver attack, so I formulated a plan to make the best of the situation, and it turned into a victory for me by the eleventh move. This is an example of oen of those mates you just don't see coming. Even I didn't see it until I was two moves away.
He could have watched the classic weakness of the f-pawn better. Bf3 move clearly shows he missed the mate threat! Good job not missing that.
I think there is some room for improvement starting with 3... Bb4? White could have replied 4.c3 to gain tempo and support the classic central advance d4. Other than that it looks well played by you.
Another example of when your opponet just doesn't see it coming!!
When I don't see it coming it gets in my eye.
by Tartarus_BW a few minutes ago
Could somebody enlighten me on my mistakes here.
by TheARBChessSystem a few minutes ago
Chess Troll for the Year!
by Phantom_of_the_Opera 3 minutes ago
I am quitting chess.
by Mr_Tarkanian 5 minutes ago
12/9/2013 - Mate in 3
by duck11 6 minutes ago
Stockfish Notation question
by rooperi 8 minutes ago
what the #$%^was he playing and how did he win?
by aronchuck 8 minutes ago
What to play against the King's Indian Defense?
by JohnStormcrow 9 minutes ago
d4 d5 f4
by TitanCG 11 minutes ago
Komodo 6 Released But? The A.R.B Chess System Still Crushes!! it! :)
by TheARBChessSystem 13 minutes ago
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