Recorded Matches - SirBenjamin v. Dad
Improving at chess is an exciting thing and a great motivator to continue the battle to make yourself better. I learned chess when I was very young from my father, and throughout the years, it's been a very infrequent game here and there between us. He has always had the upper hand and extraordinary vision, normally resulting in a fairly easy win!
However, for the past few months, I resolved to improve my skill. We played yesterday during an informal get-together. This game is a great example of what piece development & eliminating your opponents threats early can do for you. I felt fairly comfortable the entire game, knowing what my plan was and keeping it in mind the entire time. In my dad's defense, there was a football game on at the time. And to further pad his stats, I burnt my pizza creating this blog post....
Below is our match: