Friday, August 04, 2006

Hales Corners G/30 3 Round Swiss

I had great games in both the games I did not win, and could have picked up a lot of rating points, but with only 30 min on the clock many mistakes were made. I still gained a few points.

  1. Win Me vs DEMLER, JOHN A (1527)
  2. Draw FRICANO, PAUL ROYAL (1993) vs me
  3. Loss Me vs MCELWEE, PATRICK (1977)

I had black in round 2 in the position above, and only managed a draw! (Black to play)

Score: 1-1=1
Rating: 1813-1816

6 comments:

  1. There is no such thing as "could have won." There is "won" or "lost" or occasionally "drew." I once had an ending I "could have won" against an IM. But he kicked my ass from a losing position because he was/is a much stronger player, and played much better than I did. Do you catch my drift?

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  3. Hello Ivan, Hope to see yo uat DCC some time. What did he play when you played Nf5!? This move seems to just win big.

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  4. I didn't play Nf5. I played n check instead.

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