The Hillbilly Attack (1.e4 c6 2.Bc4) is not a good response to the Caro-Kann. I generally costs white a couple tempi, and black comes out of the opening with an advantage having completed development first.
However, in this game I got over confid... | Read More
I forget the name of this smothered mate sequence, if I have the wrong name, I apologize, but it is very rare for me to see this in my games. I was yelling in joy when I stumbled upon it. It makes up for 400 blunders that I make each day.
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I've never played the French Defense before. I didn't particularly want to play it here. I was hoping to play the Dutch and used the move order recommended by Simon Williams (1.d4 e6 2.c4 f5 ), but he warned that e4 could happen and I'd have to le... | Read More
There is a problem on Chess.com. Maybe some of you have been victim to it, and maybe some of you contribute to it. Regardless, it is a blight affecting the whole site.
Players here (particularly lower-rated players) primarily play bullet and bl... | Read More
XVIII IRT Hebraica - Julho/2014
Foi um bom torneio, consegui boas posições em todas as partidas, mas fiz dois grandes "blunders" que causaram minhas duas derrotas, mas o importante é aprender com os erros, po... | Read More