Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! https://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com Screenshot from SCLScreenshot from a few minutes ago... my system is Samsung TAB S2 and Chrome, everything up to date.   https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/screenshot-from-sclThu, 16 Jun 2016 22:34:06 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/screenshot-from-sclAn Object Lesson on Squares, AoW Intramural 4, Round 7           Folks, it's been a while since I am very busy at work. I still try to play a few games here and there on Chess.com, the occasional CCA OTB at Sturbridge MA, and the SW Florida CC in Estero in winter months.    This is an ...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/an-object-lesson-on-squares-aow-intramural-4-round-7Sat, 18 Jul 2015 13:31:46 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/an-object-lesson-on-squares-aow-intramural-4-round-7Continental Open 2014, Round 3, Pressure, Tactics, Attack       Continental Open 2014, Round 3, Li, Deyuan v Reed, Harvey (0-1) Summary blog for tournament is here: http://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2014-summary If you are looking for a game where the players exhibited ...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2014-round-3-pressure-tactics-attackSat, 04 Oct 2014 20:42:42 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2014-round-3-pressure-tactics-attackQuick Confessional 001, "But almost every move seemed sort of ok (sob!)"         In the spirit of confessionals, here is a game with Gunners2004. Yes I got "gunned down" as RandomJeff would say, but with seemingly innocent moves that simply left me helpless. I used this game in a study session with "HTRYC" gro...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/quick-confessional-001-quotbut-almost-every-move-seemed-sort-of-ok-sobquotMon, 22 Sep 2014 15:52:59 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/quick-confessional-001-quotbut-almost-every-move-seemed-sort-of-ok-sobquotContinental Open 2014, Round 2, Planting Bad Seed       Continental Open 2014, Round 2, Reed, Harvey v Moshkevich, Elizabeth (0-1) Summary blog for tournament is here: http://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2014-summary This is a game where White plants bad seeds early. A...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2014-round-2-planting-bad-seedSun, 21 Sep 2014 18:55:36 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2014-round-2-planting-bad-seedContinental Open 2014, Round 1, Attack and Defense           Continental Open 2014, Round 1, Li, Depei v Reed, Harvey (0-1) Summary blog for tournament is here: http://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2014-summary This is a game where the phases of building up tension, a...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2014-round-1-attack-and-defenseSun, 31 Aug 2014 19:43:15 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2014-round-1-attack-and-defenseContinental Open 2014, Summary         I played in the Continental Open this year, 8 Aug - 10 Aug 2014 in Sturbridge MA. Great turnout, fun games, and I even got Carissa Yip's autograph on my rollup board :-) This blog is an overall summary. I will post a few additio...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2014-summaryThu, 14 Aug 2014 08:47:33 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2014-summaryDHLC Swiss 11, Round 2, "Wrong targets in a Grand Prix turns into draw”         Ready, Fire!, Aim... oops...   Summary: DHLC Swiss 11, Round 2, hreedwork v kasparov57349 (1/2-1/2) This game illustrates important points in a chess game relating to targets, plans, pressure, tactics and attacks. Thanks to...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/dhlc-swiss-11-round-2-quotwrong-targets-in-a-grand-prix-turns-into-drawrdquoWed, 01 Jan 2014 21:49:29 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/dhlc-swiss-11-round-2-quotwrong-targets-in-a-grand-prix-turns-into-drawrdquoVortex, September 2013, Round 6 "Sicilian grudge match, fiery attack, but not enough"           Summary: Vortex September 2013, Round 6: Reed v Holmgren (0-1) G/30, d5, lose - White with Sicilian Grand Prix Attack, exciting attack, but not enough oomph to get the point, and this was a grudge match from Vortex Round 1 ...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-round-6-quotsicilian-grudge-match-fiery-attack-but-not-enoughquotTue, 15 Oct 2013 12:07:48 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-round-6-quotsicilian-grudge-match-fiery-attack-but-not-enoughquotVortex, September 2013, Round 5 "Fairly solid play against a player 500 points higher rater&amp           Summary: Vortex September 2013, Round 5: Marthi v Reed (1-0) G/30, d5, lose - Black with Sicilian, failed to steer to Najdorf, fairly solid, this was against the strongest player in the tournament and he said he thought my...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-round-5-quotfairly-solid-play-against-a-player-500-points-higher-raterquoMon, 14 Oct 2013 13:00:49 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-round-5-quotfairly-solid-play-against-a-player-500-points-higher-raterquoVortex, September 2013, Round 4 "A win! On time... but still..."           Summary: Vortex September 2013, Round 4: Reed v Bird (1-0) G/30, d5, win - Scotch Gambit, transpose to Two Knights Round 3 summary here. Lunch is done. I am determined to do better. I have White against Bird. We have st...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-round-4-quota-win-on-time-but-stillquotMon, 14 Oct 2013 11:12:54 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-round-4-quota-win-on-time-but-stillquotVortex, September 2013, Round 3 "Lack of knowledge, followed by confusion, and blunders           Summary: Vortex September 2013, Round 3: Kaprielian v Reed (1-0) G/30, d5, lose - Black with Bogo-Indian, 5.g3, just enough confusion to go astray Round 2 summary here. Settling in. I'm awake, just had a very exciting g...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-round-3-quotlack-of-knowledge-followed-by-confusion-and-a-series-of-blunFri, 11 Oct 2013 14:53:12 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-round-3-quotlack-of-knowledge-followed-by-confusion-and-a-series-of-blunVortex, September 2013, Round 2 "Slow drip losing, and the panic of recovery, almost..."           Summary: Vortex September 2013, Round 2: Hori v Reed (1-0) G/30, d5, lose - Black with Sicilian Grand Prix Attack, with a very exciting finish, me with 4 seconds on the clock, and my opponent with 20 seconds   Round 1 su...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-round-2-quotslow-drip-losing-and-the-panic-of-recovery-almostquotThu, 10 Oct 2013 23:14:30 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-round-2-quotslow-drip-losing-and-the-panic-of-recovery-almostquotVortex, September 2013, Round 1 "C'mon wake up!"           Summary: Vortex September 2013, Round 1: Reed v Todhunter (0-1) G/30, d5, loss - White with Caro-Kann, 3.Nc3, lack luster play, capped off by a blunder at the end Long week, and this is OTB on a Saturday, bright and earl...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-round-1-quotcmon-wake-upquotSat, 21 Sep 2013 20:37:27 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-round-1-quotcmon-wake-upquotVortex, September 2013, Summary          Last weekend I played in the Vortex CC monthly Round Robin in Framingham MA. As usual, my work travel and other commitments meant that I had little time for structured prep. However I have been studying the Sicilian Najdorf thr...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-summarySun, 15 Sep 2013 19:12:44 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/vortex-september-2013-summaryDHLC Swiss 8 Round 3 "Nothing to see here, just blundering from a good attack to a loss!"           In my Art of War team game in Swiss 8 Round 3, I was paired with a very gracious opponent, romanic666. He won the game by being the most persistent and consistent. Despite the fact that I had a great attack going at one point...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/dhlc-swiss-8-round-3-quotnothing-to-see-here-just-game-ending-blundersquotSun, 08 Sep 2013 20:11:15 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/dhlc-swiss-8-round-3-quotnothing-to-see-here-just-game-ending-blundersquotDHLC Swiss 8, Round 2, "Help! I've fallen into a cul de sac, and can't get out!" DHLC "Art of War" Swiss 8, Round 2 game MurkyLizard v hreedwork (1-0) and almost a miniature (26 moves) due to a game ending massive blunder by me. But the point of the game isn't really the blunder... I was trapped in a cul de sac and...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/dhlc-swiss-8-round-2-quotcul-de-sac-does-not-a-good-plan-makequotSat, 31 Aug 2013 20:00:11 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/dhlc-swiss-8-round-2-quotcul-de-sac-does-not-a-good-plan-makequotDHLC "Art of War" Intramural , "Woah, I really confused myself this time!"   DHLC "Art of War" Swiss Team intramural game JagdeepSingh v hreedwork (1-0) and a miniature (less than 20 moves) due to a massive blunder by me. But the point of the game isn't the blunder... or maybe it is. This game analysis is ...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/dhlc-quotart-of-warquot-intramural-game-quotwoah-i-got-a-bunch-of-opening-variations-mixed-uMon, 26 Aug 2013 13:55:49 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/dhlc-quotart-of-warquot-intramural-game-quotwoah-i-got-a-bunch-of-opening-variations-mixed-uContinental Open 2013, Round 6, "Recover, then toss game away again..." This is an interesting game where I tried to play an aggresive French as White, allowed a huge tactic losing a Rook, then attacked with everything I could muster, only later to not make the one move that would have (almost) equalized the game. I...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2013-round-6-quotrecover-then-toss-game-away-againquotSat, 17 Aug 2013 15:23:10 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2013-round-6-quotrecover-then-toss-game-away-againquotContinental Open 2013, Round 5, "Darn it, I was just figuring out the game..." Sicilian as Black, poor opening on Black's part, and just as Black starts to recover, White executes a game ending blunder. Darn it, the game was just starting to get interesting. 2.Nc3, I'm embarrased to say but in the game I didn't know what d...https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2013-round-5-quotdarn-it-i-was-just-figuring-out-the-gamequotSat, 17 Aug 2013 14:56:38 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/hreedwork/continental-open-2013-round-5-quotdarn-it-i-was-just-figuring-out-the-gamequot