Faith, Hope, And Love

Faith, Hope, And Love

Feb 25, 2013, 1:17 PM |


Tim Brennan won the Cabin Fever Reliever at the CSCC and took the lead in the Tuesday Night Chess Tour.

Don't forget about the Colorado Springs Open this weekend!

The events shown below are ones that have been or will be advertised in Chess Life or Chess Life for Kids:

Date Event Location TLA in Affiliate
2013-03-02 Southern California Super States Scholastic 2013 Valencia CA 2013-02 CL T5023319
2013-03-02 Manitou Springs: Colorado Springs Open Manitou Springs CO 2013-02 CL A5012031
2013-04-27 2013 Iowa Class Championship Cedar Rapids IA 2013-04 CL T5008794

Read The Newsletter!
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1. Game Of The Week: Faith, Hope, And Love
2. This Week In Chess:  Cabin Fever Reliever Results
3. Game Viewer: Kurt Kondracki v Paul Anderson ( )
4. Tuesday Night Chess Tour Standings

2012 Calendar Of Events for the Colorado Springs Chess Club:

For additional events, see the following websites:

Denver Chess Club: DCC (
Colorado State Chess Association: CSCA (
Wyoming Chess Association: WCA (
Kansas Chess Association: KCA (

ps - Newsletter preview with pgn:

Game Of The Week
This week's game comes from the Thursday Panera tournament.  DuWayne Langseth, local chess coach and player, wanted to see it, as he caught some of it the night it was played.  I think he had little faiththat I could escaped with a win.  I felt like quoting Darth Vader to him, "I find your lack of faith disturbing."

Here is the position where I blundered.  I didn't know it was a blunder at the time.  Well, I realized it after Kurt, as white, found the best move.  Then I had to figure out how to get myself out of the mess I had created.  I tried to pick the most complicated line and hope for the best...

Your Generated Chess Board

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[White "Kondracki, Kurt"]
[Black "Anderson, Paul"]
[Result "0-1"]
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[EventDate "2013.02.07"]
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6. Qe2 Nxe4 7. Bxf7+ Kxf7 8. Qxe4 Qa5+ 9. Nc3 Qf5 10. Qe2 Re8 11. O-O Na6 12.
Ne4 Bd7 13. Ne5+ Kg8 14. g4 Qe6 15. Ng5 Qd5 16. Nxd7 Rad8 17. c4 Qxd4+ 18. Kh1
e5 19. fxe5 Rxd7 20. e6 Rde7 21. Be3 Qxb2 22. Qxb2 Bxb2 23. Rab1 Be5 24. Rf7 b6
25. Rbf1 Nc7 26. Rxh7 Rxh7 27. Nxh7 Nxe6 28. Nf6+ Bxf6 29. Rxf6 Kg7 30. g5 d5
31. cxd5 cxd5 32. Bd2 d4 33. Kg2 Nc5 34. Rf2 Nd3 0-1

Peace be with you,
Paul Anderson
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