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 Daniel He - Samuel He 0-1Hello! Haven't posted in a long time... I recently played my brother SamHe (nocheatingkid on chess.com) in a tournament game, and it was a crazy game. Usually, we agree on a short draw in tournament games whenever we play, but this time, we both ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Mr_Penings/daniel-he---samuel-he-0-1Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:17:38 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Mr_Penings/daniel-he---samuel-he-0-1WA High School Championship gamesA few of my games from the recent WA High school championship.     Round 4 against James Colasurdo. Round 5 against Samir Sen http://www.chess.com/blog/Mr_Penings/wa-high-school-championship-gamesMon, 03 Feb 2014 16:53:09 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Mr_Penings/wa-high-school-championship-gamesFascinating game I played This is my last round game against Ivan Eilshev (2287) at NAO. I noticed from his previous round that he was a very slow player, and I was happy since I knew I would always get a time advantage. He played a surprise opening, the wing gambit sicil...http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/interesting-game-from-naoSat, 11 Jan 2014 16:50:04 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/interesting-game-from-naoExciting win against Roland Fenghttp://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/exciting-win-against-roland-fengMon, 06 Jan 2014 16:47:26 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/exciting-win-against-roland-fengNorth American Open Summary + Games I recently played North American Open U2300 rating section and I scored 5/7 points. I played pretty well overall, but I definitely have areas to improve. Here are a few of my games and short summaries. Round 1: I played black against Tang Tang ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/north-american-open-summary--gamesTue, 31 Dec 2013 15:56:10 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/north-american-open-summary--gamesPreparing for North American OpenHello chess players, friends, stalkers, ... After reading my brother's lengthy post about his preparation for the upcoming North American Open, I was inspired and decided to write one as well. If you want to read my brother's post, here is the lin...http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/preparing-for-north-american-openTue, 24 Dec 2013 17:21:25 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/preparing-for-north-american-openVery interesting game I playedAnother game from my recent tournament, WA Class. A very interesting win...     http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/very-interesting-game-i-playedThu, 05 Dec 2013 16:56:34 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/very-interesting-game-i-playedExciting game I played  This game is from a recent tournament I played in.     http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/exciting-game-i-playedMon, 02 Dec 2013 18:56:56 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/exciting-game-i-playedGames from team tournamentRound 1 against Philip Valdez (1300)...   Round 2 against Andrew Porisch (1760)     Round 3 against Masayuki Nagase (1900)   Round 4 against ToTo Nagase (1900)      Round 5 against Noah Yeo (1700)       Finally, the most excit...http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/games-from-team-tournamentSun, 17 Nov 2013 12:30:27 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/games-from-team-tournamentRedmond wins 2013 Miniteams!I'll try to make the blog post interesting and fun to read for the readers! I will give short descriptions of my games, since all of my games from the tournament will be in another post.   The 2013 WA Miniteams tournament, which was on 11/16/2...http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/redmond-wins-2013-miniteamsSat, 16 Nov 2013 22:01:28 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/redmond-wins-2013-miniteamsRHS Chess gameAt Redmond High School, there is a weekly chess club where players can play chess for fun. Today, I played a 9th grader named Nhi, who had a 2300 rating in Vietnam. Our game was only a 3-minute blitz game, so the quality of the moves aren't the be...http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/rhs-chess-gameThu, 07 Nov 2013 16:49:02 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/rhs-chess-gameChallengers Cup gamesI recently played the Challenger's Cup last weekend. If you want to read a detailed (and funny) description of the tournament, see my brother's (GoogyApple42)'s post.   Round 1 I played Severo Caluza (~1800).   Round 2 I played Badamkhand...http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/challengers-cup-gamesTue, 29 Oct 2013 20:44:45 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/challengers-cup-gamesChess Randomness - Awesome Chess GroupCome join this awesome chess group called "Chess Randomness"!   Members of this group can post good chess games, puzzles, jokes, and MORE! It will be a lot of fun, so please join! http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/chess-randomness---awesome-chess-groupSun, 20 Oct 2013 18:32:14 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/chess-randomness---awesome-chess-groupAnalysis of World Open gameI recently reviewed all of my games from World Open. The following game is very interesting as I was very lucky to win it. On move 30...     On move 51....    I had just played b5 to stop this threat of Qxb6. I have the knight for his...http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/analysis-of-world-open-gameSun, 13 Oct 2013 12:32:39 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/analysis-of-world-open-gamee4 c5 Nf3 b6!My main and favorite opening to play as black is e4 c5 Nf3 b6. It is rarely played, but I believe it has very tricky plans, which may confuse white. I will show a few of my own games playing this opening, where I got a big advantage in the opening...http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/e4-c5-nf3-b6Tue, 08 Oct 2013 21:10:40 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/e4-c5-nf3-b6Padhi-He attack (Na6) against 1. d4Hello. What's great about the Padhi-He attack is that it can be played against every opening. In this post, I will show you some good openings with the Padhi-He attack. Here is a recent game of mine where I defeated my FM opponent in around 20 mo...http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/padhi-he-attack-na6-against-1-d4Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:17:50 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/padhi-he-attack-na6-against-1-d4Oregon Open 2013 SummaryStarting now, I will write a summary of my tournaments and then a few of my best games will be shown later.   From August 31 to September 2, I went to Oregon to play the 2013 Oregon Open, which is a 3 hour drive from my house! I arrived in Oreg...http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/oregon-open-2013-summaryFri, 06 Sep 2013 19:21:44 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/oregon-open-2013-summaryOregon Open 2013 Round 3 Jason Cigan - Daniel He  This is my round 3 game in Oregon Open against Jason Cigan, rated 2007.     http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/oregon-open-2013-round-3-jason-cigan---daniel-heTue, 03 Sep 2013 18:46:23 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/oregon-open-2013-round-3-jason-cigan---daniel-heNational Master achieved at Oregon Open  I recently got to national master (2200+ USCF) in Oregon Open 2013. This is my 4th round against Aaron Grabinsky, who tied for first place in the tournament.   http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/national-master-achieved-at-oregon-openTue, 03 Sep 2013 18:23:17 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Danielminghe/national-master-achieved-at-oregon-open