16093 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?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
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!
I played this 5/0 game a short time ago and lightly annotated it with my post-game observations (showing why blitz often forgives weaker moves). My opponent and I were almost evenly rated.
Pretty nice. You're relentless in your attack. I found I kind of curious that on 16 not me chose Be6 instead of exf, but that's life in blitz-world. Good game.
Thanks. I find it's easier to attack than defend, and under a heavy attack people often make even weaker moves that they might otherwise make (though, as I demonstrated, the attacker is pretty capable of finding second-rate moves too... but they're not usually a self-destructive).
Keeping a cool head under pressure - that's the ticket.
Not me is closely related to NN and both have similar stats.
But his 600 year lifespan must offer adequate compensation :-)
Now I feel bad for spamming in batgirl's thread, so back to the game... It was a good drubbin' you gave poor old notme :-) At 5|0 time controls, I suck pretty bad, so I'm suitably impressed!
nice game !
Spam away. . . blitz is for fun.
That was another pretty brutal thumping , just hope not-me decides not to put you on his not-you Block list !
this is so not 1500
Nope, it's blitz.
Black's 13 ...Rad8 is the losing blunder, ...Rfe8 defends the Be7 so 14 Nd5 isn't any great shakes, as they said in the olden days.
Experienced players wouldn't fall into it, but newbies gain experience by making those mistakes.
"Experienced players wouldn't fall into it..."
Experience players are all the time falling into places they wished they'd never seen and in 5/0 they do it a lot. What saves most people is that their opponent also can't see everything in a few seconds either.
"The 2nd Millionaire Chess Tournament - Round 3"
10/9/2015 - In From Behind
by Jaydeep1234 a few minutes ago
is it worth doing even if . . .
by Shakespeare-Voltaire a few minutes ago
by QuantumButterfly a few minutes ago
Best book on the Italian game?
by ylblai2 a few minutes ago
Will I be able to reach Master level?
by hhnngg1 3 minutes ago
My excursion into Russian/Soviet Chess Sets
by goodknightmike 3 minutes ago
Tactics coming from the Scandinavian Defense (B01)
by SocialPanda 4 minutes ago
Going to a Tournament in Reno
by DENVERHIGH 6 minutes ago
I'm convinced now - studying too many tactics makes me worse
by hhnngg1 8 minutes ago
by ylblai2 11 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!