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Nice tactic in Alapin Sicilian


  • 17 months ago · Quote · #21

    shoopi

    -waller- wrote:

    But the whole point is, blunders and mistakes are different things.

    Only by magnitude, which is relative.

    Anyway, I said mistake. Mistake is simply an error, a bad move. I did not speak of the magnitude of the mistake, because that is irrelevant to my point.

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #22

    ClavierCavalier

    pfren wrote:

    That's why I find those threads titled "who is the most agressive attacker who only drinks blood for breakfast" excessively silly.

    Dracula, Angel, Lestat, Carmilla, and Nosferatu were all great attackers.  I'm not sure of the blood drinking, though.

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #23

    ClavierCavalier

    Vivinski wrote:
    ClavierCavalier wrote:

    I think the IM is saying that 8. Nb5 isn't the tactic, but that 9. Qxd5 is.

    In this example there are two blunders, but I don't think resulting captures can be called tactics:

     



    Nb5, hits the queen an prepares, Nc7+ winning back my own queen after it takes the knight

    Yeah, I get that.  For some reason I thought the queen had a better move.  What led to this position?

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #24

    Vivinski

    ClavierCavalier wrote:
    Vivinski wrote:
    ClavierCavalier wrote:

    I think the IM is saying that 8. Nb5 isn't the tactic, but that 9. Qxd5 is.

    In this example there are two blunders, but I don't think resulting captures can be called tactics:

     



    Nb5, hits the queen an prepares, Nc7+ winning back my own queen after it takes the knight

    Yeah, I get that.  For some reason I thought the queen had a better move.  What led to this position?

    It was a strange move order (at least to me) in the Alapin Sicilian. I captured the pawn on d6 which wasn't that good. I think if my opponent hadn't played e5 he would have had a pretty good position, but hey like I said it was a blitz game.


    Btw, sorry I'm not moving in our online game, I'll move in a few days when my head is in it. 

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #25

    Shivsky

    ClavierCavalier wrote:
    pfren wrote:

    That's why I find those threads titled "who is the most agressive attacker who only drinks blood for breakfast" excessively silly.

    Dracula, Angel, Lestat, Carmilla, and Nosferatu were all great attackers.  I'm not sure of the blood drinking, though.

    I have to disagree.  Angel?? He doesn't belong in such lofty company!!! (plus I heard he's a bit more moodier than the rest)

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #26

    ClavierCavalier

    Vivinski wrote:
    ClavierCavalier wrote:
    Vivinski wrote:
    ClavierCavalier wrote:

    I think the IM is saying that 8. Nb5 isn't the tactic, but that 9. Qxd5 is.

    In this example there are two blunders, but I don't think resulting captures can be called tactics:

     



    Nb5, hits the queen an prepares, Nc7+ winning back my own queen after it takes the knight

    Yeah, I get that.  For some reason I thought the queen had a better move.  What led to this position?

    It was a strange move order (at least to me) in the Alapin Sicilian. I captured the pawn on d6 which wasn't that good. I think if my opponent hadn't played e5 he would have had a pretty good position, but hey like I said it was a blitz game.


    Btw, sorry I'm not moving in our online game, I'll move in a few days when my head is in it. 

    No worries.

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #27

    ClavierCavalier

    Shivsky wrote:
    ClavierCavalier wrote:
    pfren wrote:

    That's why I find those threads titled "who is the most agressive attacker who only drinks blood for breakfast" excessively silly.

    Dracula, Angel, Lestat, Carmilla, and Nosferatu were all great attackers.  I'm not sure of the blood drinking, though.

    I have to disagree.  Angel?? He doesn't belong in such lofty company!!! (plus I heard he's a bit more moodier than the rest)

    I personally like Angel.  I think Lestat needs to be the one removed.  Maybe Nosferatu, too, since he's just a copyright infringement of Dracula.


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