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  1. Epilogue: My becoming a 2400 chess player in 2010

    by , 07-05-2018 at 07:24 PM (Games, analysis and discussion)
    After becoming a 2300 player in the 1980s, for one reason or another I more or less stagnated at that level until mid-2010, when I briefly was rated at the 2400 CFC-rated level at age 49. I rapidly dropped off in rating since that time, to be currently low-2200 CFC. I have my reasons and excuses for the stagnation and drop off in rating, notably not finding the time to do that I know which will possibly help boost my rating at least for a while. What I would like to share instead is five tips about ...

    Updated 08-20-2018 at 05:44 PM by Kevin Pacey

    Becoming a 2300 player
  2. Two 2012 RA Winter Frost games

    by , 12-18-2012 at 04:45 PM (Games, analysis and discussion)

    [Event "RA Winter Frost"]
    [Site "Ottawa, CAN"]
    [Date "2012.11.22"]
    [Round "1"]
    [White "Pacey, Kevin"]
    [Black "Gelblum, Robert"]
    [Result "1-0"]

    1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.Nc3 Nc6 4.d4 cxd4 5.Nxd4 Qc7 6.Be2 a6 7.O-O Nf6 8.Be3 Bb4 9.Na4 Be7 10.Nxc6 bxc6 11.Nb6 Rb8 12.Nxc8 Qxc8 13.Bd4 c5 14.Be5 Rb6 15.Qd3 O-O 16.c4 d6 17.Bc3 Nd7 18.Qg3 {18.f4 +/=} Bf6 19.Rad1 Bxc3 20.Qxc3 ...

    Updated 01-25-2014 at 10:11 PM by Kevin Pacey

    Games played by Kevin Pacey