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Important Lessons

Wesso
Jul 2, 2009, 12:54 PM 3

This game had some important lessons for me.  I had the upper hand in this game and lost it.  Why?  Several reasons, I miscalculated the checks needed for checkmate, forgot the purpose to a lopsided exchange and a poor pawn move.  I know exactly where I lost control of the board.   The game came down to black's queen and bishop barrelling down on top of me with black seemingly having the win.  However, I saw the weakness in black's attack allowing me to create a very deadly pin which if I hadn't seen I would have lost.  I'm pretty proud of that move which you will see.  So here's my game with a bunch of mistakes and some nice moves.  Constructive criticism is appreciated.  Douchebag comments you can keep.

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