There had to have been a mate somewhere...


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #21

    Math0t

    zborg wrote: @TheMiceEater was focused on "the hole in the doughnut," instead of just winning the game, safely.

    Exactly.

    If you have to choose between maybe mate in x and an easy major advantage, it's often best to keep it simple. Mate (or resignation) will follow anyway.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #22

    zborg

    Always play with (at least) a 5 second bonus.

    You will rarely run out of time, unless the Queen's are still on the board, or you haven't gotten out of the middlegame.

    Endgame knowledge can be implemented rather quickly, in most cases.  That's all @MiceyMan needed to do.  Smile

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #23

    Math0t

    Bicarbonatofsoda wrote:

    though the mate is always handy when your flag is ready to drop

    Of course, although a major material and positional advantage usually makes it possible to move almost instantly. And in this case they had 7 days per move...

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #24

    Eats_Mice

    Geez, you some of you guys are getting really upset about this... -OP

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #25

    zborg

    Nah, some of us simply won't suffer fools gladly.

    It's just a character flaw, that we need to work on.  Smile 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #26

    Eats_Mice

    It's ok. I don't need to prove myself to anyone. I just wanted to find that mate.


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