Canadian Open Round 1

Jul 11, 2009, 8:39 PM |

Hello all! I've arrived in Edmonton without a hitch. Today was the first round and I was paired with International Master Leon Piasetski. After 44 moves he ground me down in a rook endgame and I resigned. In the post-mortem afterwards it was discovered I missed several drawing chances and he complimented me on my overall fine play. Chess heaven! Also seeing guys like Shirov and Adams in the flesh is quite a treat. You can tell they're super-GMs because they wear very nice suits!

Anyway, here is my game: