Both Sides of the Coin

Jan 24, 2009, 7:50 PM |

I don't get much opportunity to play Live Chess but when I do, I believe that it gives me a chance to try out tactics.  I played two games against Ben1971 and both were very educational.

The first game that I played was very interesting and the opponent provided me a chance to try out a sacrifice which was invaluable with me winning the game.  The game is shown below:

This game was very interesting and I hope to get more practice with tactics and sacrifices.  The second round provided me a chance to practice more sacrifices but unfortunately to some terrible blunders by me, I lost the second round.  However, I am pretty happy that Live Chess provides me a chance to practice tactics, meet fellow chess players and have fun.  The second game is shown below: