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  1. Standard member TimInIraq
    THAT GUY
    30 Oct '08 21:29
    a win. now please feel free to tell me everything i did wrong that my opponent could have easily gained the advantage and beat me.

    Game 5599192
  2. 30 Oct '08 21:38
    I just went through the game and the one thing that jumped out to me was 23 a6. I would think that axb6 would have been better. It would have opened up the a file and if black replies with cxb6 the Qxb6+ would put black in a very bad position.
  3. Standard member TimInIraq
    THAT GUY
    30 Oct '08 21:53
    Originally posted by Eladar
    I just went through the game and the one thing that jumped out to me was 23 a6. I would think that axb6 would have been better. It would have opened up the a file and if black replies with cxb6 the Qxb6+ would put black in a very bad position.
    lol see that was simple and it never crossed my mind. i was dumb and too set on getting that pawn across the board i completely overlooked.
  4. Standard member Yuga
    Renaissance
    30 Oct '08 22:15 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by TimInIraq
    a win. now please feel free to tell me everything i did wrong that my opponent could have easily gained the advantage and beat me.

    Game 5599192
    12. Nxe4; recapture then Nd2 and f3 I think may win a piece !?

    15. d4 is weak closing the diagonal and possibility of Nd4

    22. Qb2 maybe better, maybe not, then Qe2 is possible defending the knight

    23. axb6 I think is indeed strongest, Kh1 would have been stronger than the game move.

    Some very nice ideas - congrats on your win.

    And thank you for your military service for the USA.
  5. Standard member TimInIraq
    THAT GUY
    31 Oct '08 04:01
    Originally posted by Yuga
    12. Nxe4; recapture then Nd2 and f3 I think may win a piece !?

    15. d4 is weak closing the diagonal and possibility of Nd4

    22. Qb2 maybe better, maybe not, then Qe2 is possible defending the knight

    23. axb6 I think is indeed strongest, Kh1 would have been stronger than the game move.

    Some very nice ideas - congrats on your win.

    And thank you for your military service for the USA.
    lol the only 1 of those i saw was 15, the weakening of the bishop. of course, it was only after i made the move that i actually saw it. thanks though, i can tell i need to broaden my mind quite a bit when i play and not get tunnel vision and it's a pleasure to serve.