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I have a few of them but they are games in progress, so can't post yet. Anyone else want to make fun of themselves or post something instructive or humorous?
Actually, I don't think Bxf6 does win the rook after Rxg7.....
@scorch1994 - thanks for the post - it was fun. You don't mention it but your opponent's 18.Nd7+ looks like a mistake, it lead to your Rook being trapped but you could have moved it away on move 16.
And for what it's worth, I would have done something different after 8. Qg3 where you say "Attacking both pawns so I can only save one". I would have saved the pawn on g7, maybe 8... O-O, rather than let the Queen into your backyard. Thanks again.
Your greater blunder is, IMO not playing 18.Nh5 Kg8 19.Qg7#
I guess it only shows how materialistic people are nowadays
18. Nh5 f6 19. Nxf6 (to try and keep an edge) Qg7 0-1
I see....I guess I missed f6. Thanks for pointing it out!
21. Qh8 checkmate?I blunder a lot... I play goofy openings and it makes chess games blunder central. Fun but frustrating.
Yeah I wasn't really paying attention for most of the game and it really shows. Played horribly. But it's good to laugh at ourselves onec in a while, which is one of the reasons why I really like this thread. *insert thumbs up here*
here is my most recent game worthy of a blunder of the day award.
this wasn't even a blitz game, it was 30 min!!
Way to ressurect a thread! 30 mins is a blitz game, by the way! By FIDE anyways.
That's surprising news to me! Neat, I didn't know that :)
In any case, I assume taylor means 5 to 10 minute games.
Amusingly, I play almost exclusively 1-minute or 75+ minute games (as well as far too many 3 day online games, I should really have less of those...)
On chess.com, 30 min and 15 min games are considered standard, not blitz. By the way, what is standard for FIDE? Is it 60\30, 90\30?
@t_taylor - thanks for posting a fun blunder.
I think I would agree with you that 14.Qf5+ deserves a "?" since it got you into the mess. Instead of the blunder, it looks like 15. Qg6 was the only safe move - not sure where that would have gone for you - maybe somewhere.
Normally I would question the earlier 8. Nb5 threatening the K/Q/R fork, only because I like to castle before initiating attacks (as a rule). But in this case, it might have worked out for you.
It's late and I should be sleeping, but (as played) it looks like 10. d5 would have been good for you. The Black Queen then has no safe squares. If 10...Qxd5 11.Nxc7+ (the fork) winning the Queen. Not sure what the general chess maxim on this would be. Maybe "if your opponent makes a threat, one option is to make a bigger threat"
Thanks again for the fun post.
Hello. The 2 last blunder posted here are the blunders of the YEAR. Please comment (: http://www.chess.com/blog/marcelodce/nightmare-blunders
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