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  1. Today's Puzzle


    White to move, Mate in 6.
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  2. Today's Puzzle



    More of an endgame puzzle, came up in a training game today vs Stockfish.

    White to move, Mate in 3.
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  3. Full 3rd game.

    Here's the full 3rd game I played:
    [Event "KW September Fast Regular"][Site "KW Chess Club"]
    [Date "2014.09.30"]
    [Round "4"]
    [White "Gareau, Don"]
    [Black "Mallon, Christopher"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1738"]
    [BlackElo "1767"]
    [Annotator "C. Mallon"]
    [PlyCount "82"]


    1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 e6 3. d3 b6 4. e4 Bb7 5. ...
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  4. Today's Puzzle


    ​White to move, Mate in 2!
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  5. 3rd game in...

    I played my 3rd game tonight since un-retiring against Don Gareau, a strong Class B player. I'm relatively proud of this game as I was able to employ all the things I've been studying in the Silman book recently, achieving a dynamic advantage in terms of superior minor pieces, using that pressure to convert to a material advantage by winning one of his three loose pawns, and then trading down into a won endgame.

    Even at the end, my bishop was superior to his since every single one of ...

    Updated 10-01-2014 at 08:22 PM by Christopher Mallon

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