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Welcome to the seventeenth installment of My Shortest Wins!
We're finally going to chess.com games! Today's game is a win against a higher rated player. Watch how I took advantage of his poor move d5, attempting to win a piece.
Here's the game!
"XVII," Cyrus? Jeez, what is this, an Olympiad?
I don't know why, it's kind of exciting to do Roman numerals; modern numbers are too common.
Also, I'm not sure I agree that your idea (clever as it was) truly did "equalize at least." Certainly his ill-starred pawn hunt with his queen allowed your pieces to take up aggressive posts; but if he had played instead 16 Rae1 it looks to me like White can still play for the advantage.
hmm...I thought it was a baaaaaad move.
double bishop sacrifice! This is no sacrifice, as I COULD take the queen back, but I would be in a losing position.
Ok, what should I call this mate? Any suggestions? Do you know any players who played it?
Call it the "XVII."
White to move and mate in 2 moves (XXI)
by Arisktotle 9 minutes ago
by Ziggy_Zugzwang 11 minutes ago
Vs Fischer (CM9000).
by sylensorr666 14 minutes ago
Opponents complaining about draws
by With_every_step 17 minutes ago
Is Bughouse broken?
by MeTheBoxLuhst 21 minutes ago
Paul Morphy and his alleged preference for the King's Gambit
by leklerk1 24 minutes ago
Why do people get chess.com to socialize?
by lfPatriotGames 25 minutes ago
What's the most creative chess puzzle you've ever seen?
by Gil-Gandel 27 minutes ago
I need a Black repotoire agianst 1.e4
by Kevin-J-Yuan_06 33 minutes ago
200€ fine for cheaters
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