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Converting Advantages

Converting Advantages

Mar 19, 2011, 8:10 PM 0

A brilliant man by the name of Emanuel Lasker once said of chess that "the hardest game to win is a won game." I have to agree, to win every game in which you obtained a winning advantage would make you unquestionably the greatest player to ever live, and while I certainly don't carry that distinction, I feel like I have had my fair share of thorough triumps; games in which I had the advantage from the very beginning to the end and was able to come away with the win, it's rare, and they weren't without my fair share of mistakes, but I thought I'd share them with you.

The first is an online game against a friend and rival of mine here on chess.com. Though he had the edge in our head-to-head record, I felt this is one of my better games.

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