For my last tournament in Chicago, I took part in the ChessIQ G60|30 Quads. I played really well* and was for the most part very happy with my games, a nice bit of redemption after my poor performance at the Winter Open. The postings haven't gone ... | Read More
(For the first two rounds, see Part 1.)
My third-round game was full of errors on both sides. I keep getting bad positions out of the Torre Attack; if I am to continue playing it, I need to understand it better. It started well: 7.h4!?, with whic... | Read More
Over the weekend, I played in Tim Just's Winter Open. Branded as the longest running tournament in the Chicagoland area, the Winter Open was the first major tournament I played in, and so it marks a year of chess since my return. It's been a good ... | Read More
Bobby Fischer famously once said "I like the moment when I break a man's ego".
ego (noun): a person's sense of self esteem or self-importance
(http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/ego) All subsequent defintions are also taken f... | Read More
Actually, I don't. I just wanted to attract attention to this post because I'm mean like that.
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