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Bloomer's Blunder Win

Posted by Paul Anderson on March 25, 2013 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (1)

Game Of The Week

 

This week's game comes from Dean Brown [http://www.uschess.org/msa/MbrDtlMain.php?1022409].  He is a long-time chess player and tournament director for Colorado Springs.  His 705 rated events since 1991 has to be a Colorado record and possibly one of t...

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49 Upsets

Posted by Paul Anderson on March 17, 2013 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Game Of The Week

 

This week's game comes from my list of upsets.  I made the list as an easy way to find my memorable games, and the list includes USCF victories over opponents who were rated within 25 points of me or higher at the time of my win.


However, I now reali...

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The Blade Runner Has No Excuse

Posted by Paul Anderson on March 8, 2013 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Game Of The Week

 

This week's game comes from local chess blogger, Brian Rountree.  With the initials B.R. and the uncanny knack of playing chess like a replicant, he earned the nickname "Blade Runner" during his track and field days. 


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Spassky's Trap

Posted by Paul Anderson on February 28, 2013 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Game Of The Week

 

This week's game comes from my most common USCF opponent, Dean Brown (+24=2-6).  After setting his record as the highest rated opponent beaten, I have been taking things a little more carefully against him.  Prior to the October 2012 upset, I hadn't lost to him since 2006, and I guess I was getting complacent....

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Faith, Hope, And Love

Posted by Paul Anderson on February 26, 2013 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Game Of The Week

 

This week's game comes from the Thursday Panera tournament.  DuWayne Langseth, local chess coach and player, wanted to see it, as he caught some of it the night it was played.  I think he had little faith that I could escaped with a win.  I felt like quoting Darth Vader to him, "I fi...

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I Told The Pope To Resign

Posted by Paul Anderson on February 13, 2013 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Fly By Night

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

 

"It's time I was King now, not just one more Pawn."

(D. Grusin, G. Lee, N. Peart).


I am back for another year of chess n...

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