Share your brilliant moves!!

WSama

I'm positive we all play a brilliant move (!!) from time to time. Post yours here:

PawnstormPossie

This thread could get interesting.

I'm not trying to belittle your game, but is the move really "brilliant" because the computer is an idiot?

What about 18...Qh6? What do you think about that one?

WSama

20.Rxg7+ is a most brilliant move. What could be criticized is my attack in its entirety. It's full of holes, making it a bit unsteady on those waters, but it is a battleship nonetheless. I would avoid this specific attack against a master level player in a rapid game, though. But I calculated that I was much superior to my opponent as far as tactics go, and formulated a very interesting attack based partly on this. Partly, anyway.

PawnstormPossie

I would say it's a "great" move. A "winning" move. "Best" move.

How many other winning moves do you have?

What about 18...Qh6 or 17.Qg3? What does the "brilliant" analysis say?

WSama

I suppose the real question is why play something so unstable, why replace Solaris with some lab experiment? The answer is simple. Just as in combat, or war, all battles are partly unstable, unless of course we're playing for a draw. To win, we risk losing, but in chess, and in war, we challenge ourselves and put it all on our skills, as opposed to flipping a coin. We bet on stratagems, and our will to win.

WSama
PawnstormPossie wrote:

I would say it's a "great" move. A "winning" move. "Best" move.

How many other winning moves do you have?

What about 18...Qh6 or 17.Qg3? What does the "brilliant" analysis say?

18...Qh6 is a blunder. As soon as I saw that I felt relieved 😊. Share some of your Brilliant moves Pawnstorm. It doesn't have to be deemed so by a computer. Just a move you couldn't stop smiling over.

PawnstormPossie

I don't consider any of my moves as brilliant.

Most of my smiles come from opponent's moves.

I'm more of a positional dove, than a tactical hawk.

WSama

I started off as a defensive player. Then transitioned to attacking. But at a certain level of play I realized I needed deep positional understanding, and that's what I'm still working on. Battling to wield the two as one.

WSama

I'm probably like a dragon with doves all over my armoured plates. And a rabbit at my foot that occasionally drops off to show me the rabbit hole. Not to mention a thousand year old tortoise that pops up with some strange words at the most frustrating moments.

Lol just share a few moves already.

PawnstormPossie

c6

 

WSama

That's a beautiful move.

blueemu
18. ... Ne5!
 

 

PawnstormPossie

18...Ne5! White to move

FEN says Black to move

Where was knight and how many moves did you calculate here?

Wait...this the don't try at home?

WSama

That's a !! move. I believe the inventor of chess notation intended for us to sound the 'brrr' winsomely.

18.Ne5, freeing the bishop and attacking the kingside while protecting against mate and giving back material all in one go. 

blueemu
PawnstormPossie wrote:

Wait...this the don't try at home?

Yup.

WSama
WSama wrote:

That's a !! move. I believe the inventor of chess notation intended for us to sound the 'brrr' winsomely.

18.Ne5, freeing the bishop and attacking the kingside while protecting against mate and giving back material all in one go. 

Yes, sir. That's bilabially palatal. Brrr uh...brrrilliant...brr

MarkWing97
 

Stockfish told me this piece sac was briliant in post-analysis.

WSama

Wow, that is full of tactical surprises. It's a surprise party. Nice.

Squidward18Q

 

Squidward18Q

It was the most brilliant move I've ever played...