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Portland, OR, United States
Submitted by musiclife on August 8, 2010 at 11:46 AM.
Can you find the WORST move for black in this position (that is NOT Rc8, or Bd7)?
So really you are looking for the 3rd worst move, kudos to charleschess for pointing out the 2nd worst move of Bd7 (mate in 2), as the worst is pretty obvious, mate in ...Read more »
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Am a violin and viola teacher (go to my webpage, watermanviolin.com and click on 'listen' to hear me and my students). Many years after graduating conservatory I am finally doing full time music. It feels great!
I enjoy studying chess as a hobby, and teaching to those interested in learning. I've primarily played slow chess up until rather recently, when I've started to enjoy letting it be a game of quick thinking rather than right thinking... In general, I put in work to have fun!
I'm a big fan of Dan Heisman's writing, Silman hasn't appealed to me as much, but I realize a lot of his content is excellent. My rating has dropped considerably off my high here, I had a nice run! But, I'm enjoying focusing more on learning and less on results these. I read/study more than I play. I am not using the analyze board anymore here, to better practice for OTB games.
Made A class this past year in OTB play, about 350 pt increase in 1 year!
Quite a treat to feel the improvement there.
Please note that I have a general rule about only accepting rematches when we talk about the games we play, unless I'm bored :D
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