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205 posts found

Game analysis - Are you a pawn grabber or a king hunter ? #9

I'm not a pawn grabber, but I used to be. I'm quite loose with my pawns these days.

by Rrhyddhad
Game analysis - Are you a pawn grabber or a king hunter ? #3

Like @Rise I am not necessarily a pawn grabber, but I am definitely a rook grabber.

by Rrhyddhad
Game analysis - CK sideline: the somewhat offbeat 5. Qa4+!? #8

Nice game! I'm currently studying the Two Knights against the Caro, which several Caro players tell me terrifies them :)

by Rrhyddhad
Game analysis - Beautiful mate in 4 #7

I got it in about a minute, but it's a #5. Is this correct? 1. Ne4 c3 2. Nd6 c2+ 3. Ke2 c1=N+ 4. Kf3 Nd3 5. Nf7# Alternatively ...c1=Q 4. Nf7# which might have been the #4 referred to.

by Rrhyddhad
General Chess Discussion - Why do people still think chess is for smart people? #8

3/10 is more than 21%... Facepalm And even given that, we should not measure "smartness" by university degrees.

by Rrhyddhad
General Chess Discussion - Account deleted? #7

@lovlas People make fan accounts all the time. Checkers-Network, Fins0905, KingsCrusherCrusher...

by Rrhyddhad
General Chess Discussion - Is Castling Overrated? #26

@BeepBeepImAJeep I wouldn't bother. He calls a -9 position "not as lost as you'd think"...

by Rrhyddhad
General Chess Discussion - Is Castling Overrated? #4

In the first game your uncastled king was a major weakness, which led, in part, to your lost position. However, when your opponent one-move blunders his queen that doesn't matter so much. In the se…

by Rrhyddhad
General Chess Discussion - Puzzle rating comparision #6

@achja do you do CT blitz? 2311 Lichess (peak: 2380ish) 1922 ChessTempo Blitz (peak: 1975) 2014 chess.com (peak: 2014) I don't do chess.com tactics very much.

by Rrhyddhad
General Chess Discussion - Voice recognition to move! #3

Also a great way to practice blindfold just like in "real life".

by Rrhyddhad