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For a while, my chessboard was ablaze here (at least for me), but then I got BURNED! How did my valiant Icelandic opponent get the lead here? I have chess pyromania: an addiction to playing with fire when it comes to taking on higher players!
Basically it's because you pushed your passed pawn to its doom. It should've been held back and pushed perhaps later in the ending. Other than that I thought you played pretty well considering the huge rating gap
Yes, I thought you played some very good chess, Ladya!
Honestly, post title + rating made me expect much, much worse.
I think the biggest mistake is 30...Rdd8 ?. Although the game is probably lost at that point (White can double on the 7th no matter what Black plays) it is still a very bad idea. In rook endgames, activity is almost everything.
Of course there is a mate threat to counter, but ...Kf8 looks better (even if White plays Rb7 with the idea Ree7, and, again, Black is probably doomed).
Where the hell did this combination came from? O.O
by xman720 a few minutes ago
I claimed draw. Am I an idiot?
by ChessOfPlayer 2 minutes ago
Can someone recommend me a good Youtube Chess Channel? thanks
by fuzzbug 5 minutes ago
Play against the English opening
by JustAverageSkill 6 minutes ago
All The Reasons We Hate V3!
by byronnottingham 7 minutes ago
mate in two #3
by Arisktotle 8 minutes ago
MTM Wood boards ...
by wiscmike 10 minutes ago
tips for a 900 points blitz gamer
by 0110001101101000 11 minutes ago
Vintage 1940's English Made Set Possibly Jaques?
by goodknightmike 13 minutes ago
8/28/2016 - Invincible
by alanzhang3434 23 minutes ago
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