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By decent I mean decent for the time-control, hardly masterpieces by any means.
My opponent probably should've tried Bb4+ and I have to interpose by knight in order to stay a piece ahead.
nevermind, Bd2 blocking is also fine as the bishop is attacked, no time for f5 & on principle, getting ahead in development & gaining time.
As soon as I get ChessBase on this computer I really am going to analyze all my (mostly very poor quality) quick & lightning games as I've been promising myself I would do for years. Not sure if it will help my game any but playing them certainly hasn't (it doesn't help that I usually do so after a long day with my toddler or occasionally 1 min games in the library while she's playing a kid's game on the other computer!). So I'll add games from my analysis rather than games I continue to play (I've tried to swear off quick chess before with little success so I won't promise anything but this thread will give me some incentive to dig up interesting gems ).
Sorry for all the parentheses (it's a habit of mine ) though any chess players who's ever picked up a chess book should be used to this (alternatively I could have used the run-on-sentence variation, although if you simply remove the parentheses these two styles transpose).
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by Gamificast 3 minutes ago
Copying other players is FUN :D
by what_ever_dude 4 minutes ago
what size should chessboard's squares have?
by kanupw 12 minutes ago
suggestion for Android app... 😂
by Angevine 16 minutes ago
Toggle Between Old & New Look
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Positions I don't understand
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A secret windmill in the king's gambit
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your first task as a beginner is to start to really love chess...
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