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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."
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