Archive for December, 2011

Forget Mondays – Wednesdays are evil!

December 15th, 2011 123 comments

Last Wednesday we had a power cut at noon, leaving all of us with no other place to go than home. Yesterday things were a bit worse as we had flooding!


Unpleasantly it landed on top of our selection of hardcover books and on my desk!


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Fun little Tarrasch Game

December 12th, 2011 11 comments

I have rarely seen a piece trapped so nicely as in this little game I just played on PlayChess with Black.

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. g3 Nc6 6. Bg2 Nf6 7. O-O Be7 8. Nc3 O-O 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. Na4 Be7 11. Be3 Bg4 12. Rc1 Re8 13. Re1 Rc8 14. Bc5 Bxc5 15. Nxc5 Qb6 16. Qb3 Bxf3 17. Bxf3 Nd4 18. Qxb6 axb6 19. Nxb7 Rb8 20. Nd6 Red8

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