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draw?no, draw?no, draw?no, LOSS!

timlawson
Feb 7, 2012, 12:41 AM 0

Okay, I wanted to play the endgame out because my mate Greg just wanted an easy draw (as did I) in this "dead rubber" of a league match in the Silver King League. Greg taught me the Alekhine defense and played it against me (of course!). So, I decided to go along a "safety first" route which worked. After offering a draw as the position looked dead, Greg surprised me by turning it down. A few moves later, I surprised Greg by turning down some draw offers of his own - having got to an ending I thought it would be good practise to play it. Now I can kiss goodbye to a bunch of grading points due to my utter stupidity. Here's the (rather dull!) game....

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