My Seventh Chess Tournament, Game 2 (Slaying the Sicilian Dragon, Maroczy Bind Style)

Sep 22, 2012, 5:49 PM |
I am glad to have finally broken my losing streak by winning this game. This is the third game in a row that I had the White pieces, and the only one of which that I won (my previous two games were lost). My opponent played the Sicilian Dragon against me, and as is expected of such a sharp and aggressive opening it was a very close game the whole time. I only won at the end because my opponent hung a mate in 1. Here is the game:
Themes: Common Checkmating Patterns, Double Attacks, Clearance Sacrifice, Opening Lines, Fianchetto, Pawn Storms, Attacking 0-0