Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com Best Result of my life tonight! Blogs will be back ;)So just a quick bit of info. Last weekend I won East Devon Championships. Around u1650 fide level with perfect 4/4!  ;)  Had 1st round bye so fin on 4.5!   Then won a Club match on board 1 v a 113 ecf (1554 fide) Then won an online 45/45 gam...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/best-result-of-my-life-tonight-blogs-will-be-backThu, 06 Mar 2014 14:18:38 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/best-result-of-my-life-tonight-blogs-will-be-backA shocking game I will notate properly soon http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/a-shocking-game-i-will-notate-properly-soonMon, 24 Feb 2014 16:36:54 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/a-shocking-game-i-will-notate-properly-soonFor Tim lolhttp://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/for-tim-lolFri, 14 Feb 2014 12:30:01 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/for-tim-lolMe v my mum ;) Part 2.I just thought  would blog this 1st as I did say ages ago I would put the 2nd game up lol.  I have annotated it a little bit but I did not give my mum as many chances this time. Once again the chances I gave her were in the Brackets. Those were ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/me-v-my-mum--part-2Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:40:10 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/me-v-my-mum--part-2My mum v Me ;)I promise afer my trip to France and maybe even during I may get a blog or 2 up but thought I would post this up as it was kinda a special game as my mum taught me Chess when I was 5/6. And she knows how good I have got the past few years and hate...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/my-mum-v-meTue, 26 Mar 2013 17:59:02 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/my-mum-v-meMy blogs may be back! Great instructive game ;)So a BLOG! Its only a small one but I thought it would be a good opportnuity to get myself back into blogging mood and to see if I can get some more comments as I have had 3 people message me and say I should do my blogs and that they always read ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/my-blogs-may-be-back-great-instructive-gameWed, 27 Feb 2013 16:28:32 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/my-blogs-may-be-back-great-instructive-gameClassic Disaster to Classic Success ;)I last posted a week ago annoyed with my poor performance at the London Chess Classic weekender A. I hoped that blog woke me up and made me concentrate a bit more and I think it did. I went into the 2nd weekend tournament alot more concentrated a...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/classic-disaster-to-classic-successThu, 13 Dec 2012 13:15:00 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/classic-disaster-to-classic-successDisaster at London Chess Classic.So I know I have not blogged for a long time and its crazy I have not as I have had an amazing time since I last blogged with some brilliant wins and some beautiful games. I have won a few tournaments and got a few 2nd places and some grading proz...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/disaster-at-london-chess-classicWed, 05 Dec 2012 16:04:04 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/disaster-at-london-chess-classicMy 2nd best win ever ;)Just thought I would post this up as a few people wanted to see the game. It was a game I played at the recent British championships and was v a player who is very experienced so in a way it may be my best win ever. My prev best was v a 17 year ol...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/my-2nd-best-win-everSun, 12 Aug 2012 13:36:10 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/my-2nd-best-win-everRapid Tourney win at Richmond. 6th Tourney Title.Probably about time I did my Mays Tourney win. I have been busy with work and Chess so really not got round to getting my blogs up to date. I have a few more I will probably post up before I am off to the British next week. As am now off work and ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/rapid-tourney-win-at-richmond-6th-tourney-titleTue, 17 Jul 2012 15:41:39 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/rapid-tourney-win-at-richmond-6th-tourney-titleMy Tourney win at Golders Green! 5th Tournament win ;)I went into this Tournament on a fire. My tourny win in St Albans was followed up shortly after by my best ever win. Then I won a rapid in East ham called the Kitchen and table Classic. This tournament was the day after that and it was a great war...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/my-tourney-win-at-golders-green-5th-tournament-win2Fri, 04 May 2012 13:26:31 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/my-tourney-win-at-golders-green-5th-tournament-win2Kitchen and Table Joint winner 4th Tourney Title!I went into this Friendly tournament on a decent run of form. My tourny win in St Albans was followed up shortly after by my best ever win. I was the strong favorite but I went into this Tourny mainly to meet somebody and as a warm up for my Golde...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/kitchen-and-table-joint-winner-4th-tourney-titleThu, 19 Apr 2012 14:11:14 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/kitchen-and-table-joint-winner-4th-tourney-titleFrom Earth back into Space! ;) My best ever win!So after 2 average tourneys where I lost a few games and went home not happy I received an email asking for players urgently for a Fide Super league Night at my Chess Club Coulsdon. I knew I was prob going to be up against somebody much higher tha...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/from-earth-back-into-space--my-best-ever-winWed, 11 Apr 2012 15:15:03 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/from-earth-back-into-space--my-best-ever-winBack down to EARTH!!So I went into my Chess clubs Easter tourny on fire. I had only lost 1 game in tournaments in 24 games. My perf had shot up from 111 before that run to 123! And I had played alot so that rating jump was massive as its on an average. I was confiden...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/back-down-to-earthSat, 07 Apr 2012 20:29:10 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/back-down-to-earthSt Albans Champ!! 3rd Tourny title!So its only been 9 Months back in Chess and already have my 3rd tourny win. I have been progressing beyond what I thought possible and am now a provisional 122 in the new ratings! A jump of nearly 30 points ECF. Which in fide ratings is 224 points...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/st-albans-champ-3rd-tourny-titleTue, 03 Apr 2012 14:13:22 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/st-albans-champ-3rd-tourny-titleMy Best win for my Club. So it was a game where our team was totally outgraded on every board so I knew I had to win to give us a chance. I was originally scheduled for board 4. But my opponent was someone who I had beat the week before in high Wycombe a (114 Davison) Go...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/my-best-win-for-my-clubMon, 26 Mar 2012 16:22:22 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/my-best-win-for-my-clubBACK ON FORM! My tournament Win in Brighton ;)I will try and get the rest of the games up soon. But this first one was so nice I had to post it up  ;)   Hopefully will get next 8 up soon. I won 7 overall and drew 1 with 1 loss winning the tournament. It was an all play all and here is ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/back-on-form-my-tournament-win-in-brightonSat, 25 Feb 2012 08:32:08 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/back-on-form-my-tournament-win-in-brightonMy Disaster at Kidlington. (Next 2 games Tomorrow) http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/my-disaster-at-kidlingtonWed, 08 Feb 2012 20:09:31 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/my-disaster-at-kidlingtonHow to lose a dominating position! http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/how-to-lose-a-dominating-positionMon, 06 Feb 2012 15:46:33 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/how-to-lose-a-dominating-positionAnother David v Golliath, david loses ; http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/another-david-v-golliath-david-losesWed, 01 Feb 2012 15:42:08 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Cruiseylee78/another-david-v-golliath-david-loses