Following my best Stonewall Attack game, my next game as white just happened to be against the best player in the league, Bill Phipps, rated 1806 at the time, on February 25, 1981. This game followed a win I had against the second best player in... | Read More
Registration for the May 2016 month of the Prodigy Program is open for our 900+, 1200+, 1500+, and 1750+ Elo sections. Newly crowned U.S. Women's National Champion IM Nazí Paikidze will start contributing to the Prodigy Program this month. Regist... | Read More
I would guess a fair number of openings experts could tell you that 3...g6 versus the Ruy Lopez is sometimes known as the Barnes Defence. A couple of other things they might not be able to tell you about the British chess personage Barnes are:
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Time controls are G/60; d5
Not a good start of a tournament...
Lucky win for me... Should've been a loss or a draw
Finished the tournament at 1.5/3 ...
rating went down 1824 to 1806... | Read More
This was a slow, USCF rated game (30/90 SD/60, d/5). I spent 16 minutes on this move and, according to Stockfish, gave away my ~3 point advantage.
The position after 18 .. Nb6:
I evaluated two different moves: one was spicy and exciting (19. g... | Read More