I have always been told the best way to refute a gambit is to accept it. Here we see a Nimzowitsch Defense Declined Colorado Countergambit Accepted. A mouthful to say the least. I actually saw this same opening twice from my expert ranked opponent. Both times he lost.
Here is another combination attack. How many different threats can you spot?
I am working on this line in the French where white plays an early Qg4. The computer often evaluates the position better for black. It is very difficult to solve over the board, which also makes it easy to spot computer cheaters on chess.com.
I played a 3 min game against another expert. This was game 3 of our mini-match. I am a fan of keeping the light square bishop in this attack and it get’s really interesting with his knight on a5 for so long. I tried to attack 3 points at once which is a common theme […]
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Last night I had my first taste of google fiber in the wild. Let me tell you. I feel like the world has been wronged. I compared the speed to the best speeds I have had around the country. It is a minimum of 100x faster than any speed I have experienced anywhere. Fiber has […]
We have a small progress report. I now have temporary glasses allowing me to be able to see the computer screen but not much else. I should resume my regular streaming schedule after doing a couple test streams. I look forward to seeing you all back in chat.
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Today we have another 1300 Club Game Review. The 1300 Club is a ChessCoachNet club on Chess.com with the aim of assisting any player under the rating of 1300. The youtube video has been posted here.
We finished 51st place with over 500 players competing in the Chess.com Royal Arena King’s Chess Tournament. I have included the stream in it’s entirety on youtube here.