Friday, 11 December 2009

Game - 8/12/09

Another uninspiring title but 'Amazing Game' is a bit of a stretch. My opponent as White lost the initiative early on. Afterward, he said he'd played 1.d4 as players at our level are less comfortable with it. This viewpoint is fine, but a plan after 1.d4 would have helped. I wasn't just going to resign. I don't think 2.f4 counts as a sound plan.

3 comments:

  1. James really well played. I liked the way that you looked for simplifications to make it easier for yourself - a certain person in the a team would learn a lot if he played through this game!

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  2. Thanks John. I'm sure the 'certain person' would say, "Why simplify, when you can sacrifice!"

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  3. The 'certain person' knows how to sacrifice though I'll give him that. Does he know what simplification is?

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