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  1. 06 Aug '10 10:16 / 3 edits
    Latest bloggy thingy jimmy gig. Blog 4.

    On a side note me and the lads in Bates Motel have been looking
    at the old Bish Bash Bosh Pin Trick

    Click play to see it in action in it's rawest form.



    Some super games in the 1400 DB with this trick including a very
    strong candidate for the RHP Evergreen and another for 'Trap of the Year'.

    This however is the reverse Evergreen,

    We thought it was just to selfish too keep in the Motel and you
    guys could with a bit of cheering up.

    BrianWigg - Ron Wirick. RHP 2009 Game 6212247

    White resigned, it was not a time out - we think he missed something.

    [/b]

    (check all checks) 😉
  2. 06 Aug '10 10:47
    That was a nice blog!
  3. 06 Aug '10 16:48
    Cheers Paul - left comments on,
    really trying to cut down on Forum time.

    Been dying to stick my sneb in on a few of the recent threads,
    but no.
  4. 06 Aug '10 17:11
    You had some nice stuff in the general forum last week. Admit it. You have the itch to post. haha
  5. Standard member Thabtos
    I am become Death
    06 Aug '10 19:02
    Haha, my Morphy Civil War Space/Time continuum theory gets cited.

    Score!
  6. 06 Aug '10 20:58
    good god, that made my night
  7. 08 Aug '10 11:03
    Is this Greenpawnesque?

  8. 08 Aug '10 12:02
    Maybe, this one is more Greenpawnesque. It seems less sound.

  9. 08 Aug '10 13:05
    Pretty but the first does look sound so it's beauty is lost. 😉

    Where did they come from?
  10. 08 Aug '10 13:11
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Pretty but the first does look sound so it's beauty is lost. 😉

    Where did they come from?
    They are 3 minute games I played yesterday and today.
  11. 08 Aug '10 15:28


    Here it is ... I just played 21. ... Qf6, and my trap was all set.

    If 22.bxa5, what did I have in mind?



    SOLUTION

    22. ... Qxf3+



    23.Kxf3



    23. ... Nc3+



    34.Bd5 Bxd5+ 35.Kf4



    35. ... Be5#



    You can imagine my horror to see 22.g5, giving the king the g4 square.



  12. 09 Aug '10 02:19
    Yet Another Greenpawn Finish !!!

    It must just be my lucky day!!!

  13. 17 Sep '10 13:39 / 3 edits
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Latest bloggy thingy jimmy gig. Blog 4.

    On a side note me and the lads in Bates Motel have been looking
    at the old [b]Bish Bash Bosh Pin Trick


    Click play to see it in action in it's rawest form.

    [pgn]
    [FEN "5rk1/5ppp/8/8/8/1B6/8/4RQK1 w - - 0 1"]
    [SetUp "1"]

    {--------------
    . . . . . r k .
    . . . . . p p p
    . . . . . . . 1h1 Nh3xf4 19. Qd5xf7 Rf8xf7[/pgn][/b]

    (check all checks) 😉[/b]
    Hi, Brianwigg here from that game with Ron Wirick - the one where I resigned with a win in my sights. I came across your post when I was googling my name of all things.

    I just wanted to vindicate myself. I may not be a strong player but I didn't miss that move. Ron and I are friends and he was having some mouse issues due to sciatica and some other things. Anyway, while playing around on the board, he accidentally submitted the 19..Rxf7 move, thus giving me the game. I offered to pick up the game from before that move by starting an unrated set piece game. If he managed to pull out the game in our unrated replay, I would resign the rated game which is what happened. I never thought anyone would actually look at it. Oops. So, while my play may not be pretty, I'm not actually blind.

    Here's the replay game...not that it's worth looking at, but so that you can see that it's actually there.

    Game 6255248

    Cheers.
  14. 17 Sep '10 13:52
    Originally posted by BrianWigg
    Hi, Brianwigg here from that game with Ron Wirick - the one where I resigned with a win in my sights. I came across your post when I was googling my name of all things.

    I just wanted to vindicate myself. I may not be a strong player but I didn't miss that move. Ron and I are friends and he was having some mouse issues due to sciatica and some other ...[text shortened]... king at, but so that you can see that it's actually there.

    Game 6255248

    Cheers.
    The set piece game ended 2 minutes before the other one.

    I believe you 100% now.

    The only thing that I can't believe is that you let him have a second chance. Even if you are close friends, it's just his bad luck for submitting the move. You didn't do anything to cause it and should have been able to take the win guilt free.
    After all, he had to put the move in AND click submit just for you to get it.
  15. 17 Sep '10 14:05 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by paulbuchmanfromfics
    The set piece game ended 2 minutes before the other one.

    I believe you 100% now.

    The only thing that I can't believe is that you let him have a second chance. Even if you are close friends, it's just his bad luck for submitting the move. You didn't do anything to cause it and should have been able to take the win guilt free.
    After all, he had to put the move in AND click submit just for you to get it.
    It's true, I'm too soft, but I don't mind. I'm a competitive person, but I know I'm never going to crack 2000. I'm probably not even going to crack 1800. I'm not playing that much, so I tell myself to learn and to enjoy the games. In a way, I wanted to see if I could still beat him if he made the right move - I lost that gambit, but in the end I felt good about myself, and when you're at my level, what's a few rating points.

    I also get irked by some of the rating points lust that has people doing annoying things just to get wins. I want to avoid that. If I'm fighting tooth and nail just to add a few rating points to a paltry rating, I think that's pretty lame. I actually don't see too much of that here - it was more of the behaviour I experienced on Yahoo type blitz sites. But anyway, it shaped me. I just want to enjoy the game and get better. Claiming the win, was totally fair and totally within my rights, but I wanted to see if I could beat Ron from a losing position, and claiming the win felt like kicking a man when he's down.