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The worst tournament game of my life

Oct 25, 2015, 7:18 PM 0

This afternoon at the Denver Chess Club Fall Classic, I played what may be the most abysmal and embarrassing tournament game of my life, or at any rate the worst game I can remember. Yes, I was a little tired; yes, I was playing an expert; and yes, I faced an opening I'd never seen before, but none of those facts excuses my awful play. I feel like I should be demoted by 200 rating points and publicly mocked. Sadly, no such catharsis awaits; the best I can do is write a blog post about the debacle and NEVER EVER play such bad chess again, ESPECIALLY not in a tournament I flew 800 miles and rented a car to get to.

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