Steven BurdickCalifornia, United States
Began playing at chess club at Wichita State University in the 70's. Would often use unorthodox Napolean Attack. Generally preferred Italian. Ocassionally used Nimzo-Larsen Attack. Experimented with Scotch and Vienna. The Kasparov - Anand match interested me in Sicilian Dragon. Toyed with Bird Opening, King's Gambit, and Petroff. Sometimes played Queen openings. Looking forward to retirement in a couple years to resume playing chess. The tactics format differs from the regular board, so I made a wrong move on a mate in two because I put my finger too high on the square I wanted, but it moved one square above.
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