Wednesday, July 22, 2015

T65 Playoffs - First Blood!

fireball uses the Dutch defense to win the first U1800 Playoff match!

Friday, July 17, 2015

T65 Round 6 - final battle for Division win!

On to the playoffs! JPSVI wins the final battle for U1800 Division championship against co-leaders Le Chocco Bunnies.

Commentary and analysis by JPSVI.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

T65 Round 5 - Smashing a Ruy Lopez!

nidusin2 shows how to take apart a Ruy Lopez using the Berlin defence!

Thursday, July 2, 2015

T65 Round 5 - Chasing down a Queen!

fireball plays the Smith-Morra against the Sicilian - good game for gambit fans! 

White achieved goal of trapping Black's queen, though Black was left with good resources that lead to some interesting play.

Friday, June 26, 2015

T65 Round 4

LiangLiang dominates with the Grunfëld!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

T65 Round 3 continued II

A tactical exchange sacrifice turns the tables for lacibacsi! 

T65 Round 3 continued

Insan996 takes down a King's Indian Defense!

Saturday, June 20, 2015

T65 Round 3

fireball and LiangLiang battle together in a French Defense! Rare moment when two Valar Morghulis team-mates play! Complicated game and ending - with LiangLiang prevailing after fireball misses winning end-game moves!

Friday, April 3, 2015

T64 Round 5

pauliewoll destroys the Scandinavian! This opening is known to be drawish, but this game turned out different. 

Thursday, April 2, 2015

T64 Round 4 highlights

U1600 team sweeps the round 4-0. Games below!

Skeptic1972 prevails against a strong opponent using the French Defense.

fireball overcomes challenges to win with the Vienna

nidusin2 prevails with the Bogo-Indian 

Insan996 wins with a Queen's Gambit.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

T64 Round 1 highlights continued

fireball employs the Staunton gambit against the Dutch, crushing opponent out of the opening! 

Opponent then turns the "won game" into a loss with accurate middle game play and winning the pawn race! Good game for Dutch players to look at. 

T64 - Round 1 - Highlights

Starting with a few highlights (or lowlights :)!) as I look at them. 

Here is a great game where lacibacsi plays a King's Indian against the English. Key exchange sacrifice clinched the win!

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

T63 Playoffs - highlights III

fireball prevails against a strong opponent using the Budapest Gambit!

T63 Playoffs - highlights II

lacibacsi shows his gambiteer skills using a Knight sac on move 3 against the Petrov (Cochrane gambit). 

T63 Playoffs - highlights I

amicusUK demonstrates his attacking style with a decisive victory.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

T63 Round 6 – continued 2

amicusUK delivers a crushing pawn storm!

Black’s normally defensible opening set up was crushed by a King-side pawn attack!