Once Again, Perfection Passes Danny By!

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   It's been a while since I did a recap of any Chess.com/TV show, but despite me not physically being there for the show because I slept for about 15 hours this mornng until tonight, I figured I would give a whack at it to see if I still got it. Laughing

   The show began today at 1 PM Pacific/4 PM Eastern/9 PM London time and was played under Danny's usual 10-game simul standards; which means 10 games at 15|30 time controls, random color. Today Danny faced challenges from players ranked 1270 up to 1727, but still had obstacles thrown in front of him that avoided him having another perfect show. Something he has only had less than a handful of over the course of the show's career. So with that, here are the games in the order they finished in:

Game 1: vs. Elucid33 - B33 Sicilian Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

Game 2: vs. MrRijndael - B30 Sicilian 2...Nc6 3.Bb5 without lones of ...g6

Game 3: vs. Arpie - A45 Trompowsky Attack

Game 4: vs. Samsch - C58 Two Knights: 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 Sidelines

   Congratulations go out to Samsch for winning this game against Danny!  Cool

Game 5: vs. hokiesfan - B12 Caro Kaan: Advance Variation


Game 6: vs. shengyi - E32 Nimzo Indian Classical  (4.Qc2) 4...O-O


Game 7: vs. WYoung913 - B79 Sicilian Dragon YugoSlav Attack: 9.Bc4 Bd7 10.O-O-O Qa5


   Congrats go out to WYoung913 for winning his game against Danny!

Game 8: vs. FrankWho - E66 King's Indian: Fianchetto: 6...c5 7.O-O Nc6 8.d5



Game 9: vs. nate23 - B93 Sicilian Najdorf: 6.f4



Final Game: vs. JBades6310 - B42 Sicilian Kan Variation 5.Bd3


   The last Congrats of the day goes out to JBades6310 for winning the final game of the day against Danny.

   Coming out of this second to last episode of The BIG Show, Danny gets a respectable 7/10 score. Perhaps on the final show coming up early next week, he'll go out with a perfect BANG!!!

   I will be uploading the entire set of games today to the Chess.com/Downloads section for anyone who wants them. Have a good night everyone.



  • 4 years ago


    EternalHope, Danny lost sight of game four and lost on time.

  • 4 years ago


    Danny would probably win 10 out of 10 every time if he did not have to entertain us at the same time. Smile

  • 4 years ago


    Thanks Mark! Cool

  • 4 years ago


    Very good reporting. Keep up the good work.

  • 4 years ago


    Why does Black resign game number four? It looks like (and Fritz agrees) he is slightly better in the final position.

  • 4 years ago


       fixed. thanks. I guess I was moving a little too fast.


  • 4 years ago


    The final game is missing, the game vs nate23 is listed twice.

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