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4 games so far and 3 times black pieces. White pieces tomorrow. Everyone is expecting 1. Nf3 from Will.
Lost to GM Antal. We both made horrible mutual blunders in time pressure....
Sladgie, endgame killer, you should play solid as always and try to beat people in end-game! Good luck
"Finally I can play someone who is an adult." I know this sentiment all too well :) Though I've been pretty lucky at my own tournaments lately
two of them are almost 12 and one of them is almost 14 according to their FIDE profile. Yeah as I said these Indian Kids have a lot of preparation behind them.
Two of then are 11 and the other is 12 I think. Finally I can play someone who is an adult.
I didn't realise that all the three guys you played were like 12 years old. The second opponent pranav anand, wow that guy has +53 rating points already. It seems that you are again playing under rate
Round 3 draw !!! Sean great to hear from you ! Yeah first game was one i should have pushed...but objectively drawn. Second game I had no chance. That guy just took out a 2370 player in rou
I dunno, I am no IM but, those draws seem reasonable to me. Especially the second game. Part of tournament play is not wearing yourself out in drawn positions. The first game seems like it had
I think you are agreeing draw too soon, you should fight out the endgames as well (if not in time pressure). These lower rated players might make a mistake somewhere. Good luck for remaining games! Ju