Maroon5fan's Blog

    • 19th Pacific Coast Open

      Hello everyone, I would like to share some of my games from the recent Pacific Coast Open tournament in Agoura Hills, CA. Although I only scored 2.5 out of 6 in the U1700 section (A poor result; I expected to do much better) all of the games are... | Read More

    • Games from my First-place tournament!

       Hi everyone, Last Sunday I played in a large scholastic tournament in Glendale CA, and I achieved my best score ever in one of those tournaments: 4.5 out of 5! (My best before was 3/5, see those games here) My score and tiebreak points were eno... | Read More

    • An Extremely Fast Upset!!

      Hey everyone, I wanted to share with you this amazing tournament game that I played last Thursday. This was both my highest rated opponent I've beaten and also my fastest tournament win (I've played shorter where I threw a piece away or somethi... | Read More

    • 2013 L.A. All City Scholastic Chess Championship!

      Hey everyone, I would like to share some games with you from a tournament that I played last Sunday. This was the scholastic championship for Los Angeles, and included about 170 players. I played in the K-12 Open section. My result was 3/5, which ... | Read More

    • One of my best wins!

      Hi guys! I just wanted to share with you this game that I played in a recent OTB tournament. It's a quite interesting game, and in it I beat a USCF 1680 rated player. As I am only about 1400 myself I am pretty proud of it.  It is not heavily an... | Read More