All games from the 8th Simul

All games from the 8th Simul

GM TheGadfly1897
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Aug 4, 2013

Hello guys, Few hours before the start of the 8th simul on Chess.com, I had completed a long trip from South Africa to Ukraine, which was 9500 km. Hopefully later I managed to take a nap at home and get ready for the simul!   The final result i...

All games from the 7th Simul

All games from the 7th Simul

GM TheGadfly1897
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Jun 30, 2013

Hello, After some break I managed to conduct one more simul exhibition on Chess.com server! This time the score was 8,5-1,5 (+7=3), which I find fair, since in one game I managed to save half a point with two pawns down, but in other one I miscli...

Games from the 6th Simul

Games from the 6th Simul

GM TheGadfly1897
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Jun 2, 2013

Hi, guys!   The 6th Sunday's regular simul on Chess.com is over. However, in one game I lost a Queen because of premove and in other one I had a mouse slip already on the 3rd move, I managed to win that simul with perfect score! Dates for next s...

All games from the 5th Simul

All games from the 5th Simul

GM TheGadfly1897
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May 26, 2013

Hello guys, The 5th Simul on Chess.com has just finished. The final score was 8,5-1,5 (+8=1-1), taking into consideration that the game I lost - I lost on time in a superior position. Didn't pay enough attention on my clock and it's funny (or not...

Dates For Next Two Simuls Are Confirmed!

Dates For Next Two Simuls Are Confirmed!

GM TheGadfly1897
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May 21, 2013

Hello, Two next simuls on Chess.com server will take place on following days : Sunday   May,26  at 10.30 pm  GMT+3 Sunday  June,2   at 8 pm GMT+3   First ten players to accept the seek 30 min + 30 sec will participate. Everybody is welcome!

All games from the 4th Simul

All games from the 4th Simul

GM TheGadfly1897
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May 19, 2013

Hello, The 4th Simul has become the most lucky for me so far :) The overall score is 10-0. Previous simul exhibitions have been finished 7,5-2,5 , 8,5-1,5 , 8,5-1,5. Next simul's date will be announced soon! You can replay all games in PGN below...

4th Simul will begin in 2 hours!

4th Simul will begin in 2 hours!

GM TheGadfly1897
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May 19, 2013

Hi guys! Just would like to remind you that next simul on Chess.com server will begin in 2h, i.e.  at 7pm GMT+3. First ten players to accept my seek 30 min + 30 sec will participate. Everybody is welcome, see you online soon!

All games from the 3rd Simul

All games from the 3rd Simul

GM TheGadfly1897
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May 12, 2013

Hi, guys! Here there are all games from the simul exhibition which was conducted on Chess.com server on May,12, 2013. The result was the same that at previous simul : 8,5-1,5, but this time I made three draws and had no loss. You can check PGN of...

Next Simul - on May,12!

Next Simul - on May,12!

GM TheGadfly1897
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May 2, 2013

Dear members of Chess.com community! Would like to remind you that next simul will take place on May,12. Start at 9 pm GMT+3.   Time control 30 min + 30 sec. Opponents will be first 10 players to accept my random seek 30+30. Everybody is welco...

Exploring Mallorca - Magaluf

Exploring Mallorca - Magaluf

GM TheGadfly1897
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May 1, 2013

Origin : http://blog.alexipatov.com/2013/05/01/exploring-mallorca-magaluf In October, 2012 , I had a trip to Mallorca, a beautiful island and famous resort, which is located in the Mediterranean Sea and belongs to Spain.   Before I share othe...

Simul on Chess.com

Simul on Chess.com

GM TheGadfly1897
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Apr 26, 2013

Hey friends, This Sunday ( April, 28th) I will play a simul exhibition against 10 players on Chess.com! My opponents will be first 10 players to accept my random seek ( see time control below). Start :  7 pm GMT+3 Time control :  30 min + 30 se...

Over 30 pictures from Barcelona. March 2013

Over 30 pictures from Barcelona. March 2013

GM TheGadfly1897
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Apr 21, 2013

Hi, I spent more than two weeks this March in Barcelona, so would like to share with you some pictures from this amazing city. It was my NN trip to the Catalan capital, but nevertheless it was that enjoyable as the first time I came there in 2007....

Bringing Chess Skills into Real Life

Bringing Chess Skills into Real Life

GM TheGadfly1897
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Apr 14, 2013

In this post I would like to share some of my philosophical thoughts. Can chess be applied to the real world? I'm sure, that yes! In my opinion, the most important benefits of playing chess are the following : 1) Thinking Big.  This benefit shoul...

Interesting Pawn Ending From 2013.

Interesting Pawn Ending From 2013.

GM TheGadfly1897
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Apr 14, 2013

The original article at my official blog : http://blog.alexipatov.com/ In the 5th round of the Turkish National Chess Championship 2013 I managed to win a really interesting pawn ending. You can find below some of my annotations.   My opponen...

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