My First Blindfold Game

Jan 27, 2013, 8:22 PM |

Back in 2010 I played a series of blindfold games against my college roommate Rick. He was the one who initially taught me to play chess, and whom my record against is something like 5-200-2 (yeah, he's good).

Here's my first ever blindfold game for your amusement. We had no board at all; we just buried our heads in our arms and called out a move (and wrote it down) whenever we were ready. I'm glad to say that after several hours of playing, we played a completely valid game of chess! It's so invigorating to analyze the game on a physical board after having it solely in your head for so long.

Without further ado, here's the game (I'm white):