Dear Chess.com readers,
I have started a new chess blog using wix.com platform. It's website url is
Do check it out!
P.S I am still using chess.com source code to embed my games there.
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Played a good rapid game today featuring a common minor piece sacrifice to maintain a very annoying pin. Hopefully you'll be able to find this motiff in your games as well.
In other news,, I have successfully paired up with my opponent on s... | Read More
So as stated in the previous post, I shall be focus more on studying chess and playing with slower time controls. Consequently I will be playing much more fewer games (but hopefully of a higher quality).
I have signed up for the slow c... | Read More
Henceforth, in an effort to replicate conditions closer to Tournament play, I shall be playing games with long time controls on chess.com =)
My first 2 games with 15mins +10s incre time control was interesting. Won 1 and lost 1. The game I lost... | Read More
Final round and parting thoughtsFirst off, I would like to thank my wife and in-laws for taking care of my son thereby allowing me to play in this tournament. I must also thank the organizers for making the tournament run smoothly. There wer... | Read More
A really comical win.
I am almost red-faced to put up the following game, seeing as how my opponent gifted me a minor piece as early as the 6th move and I didn't see it! But okay, a win is a win but man, I could have saved myself at least 2 hours... | Read More
My fifth opponent was a friendly gentleman from Nepal. We had a good post match analysis too.
what a game it was!
The game started out as a Pirc Defence. I maintained to obtain a slight advantage as White in the opening but my opponent suc... | Read More
This Tournament has been really interesting for me thus far. Zero wins with White (0/2) but 100% score with Black (2/2)!
Today game was a nice gift. My opponent blundered strategically early on in the opening and by move 10 I was in a fantasti... | Read More
Round 3 was a roller coaster ride as both my opponent and I wasted opportunities to gain the advantage. Ultimately, it was me who missed a winning tactic (..Bh4!) that led to my downfall. I've noticed in slow time controls one must really see quit... | Read More
Round 2 of the Bangkok Chess Open 2016
My opponent was a Thai youngster who was recently crowned under 8 Thai champion not too long ago. His respectable rating of 1300's at the age of 9 is quite impressive. I don't think I was that good until may... | Read More