London U1800 Championship Round 1

Mar 20, 2009, 6:20 PM |

In the first round I was paired with an 1100 rated kid. I was happy to face a low rated player after nearly a year away from OTB competitive chess, but of course I played like crap and almost had to settle for a draw. Lucky for me after a long game of playing well he magically transformed into an 1100 at the end and walked into a mate in 1!

I'll have to step up my game if I want to do well next week. No more 1100s from now on.

Here is the game: