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  1. 18 Aug '06 04:30
    post them whether it was fun cuz it was so close or it was fun cuz you smashed your opponent.

    [Event "uChess rated"]
    [Site "www.uchess.com"]
    [Date "2006.8.17"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "michael7514"]
    [Black "EcstremeVenom"]
    [Result "0-1"]

    1. d2-d4 c7-c5 2. d4xc5 d7-d5 3. e2-e3 e7-e6 4. c2-c3 Bf8xc5 5. Qd1-a4 Nb8-c6 6. Bf1-b5 Bc8-d7 7. b2-b4 Bc5-d6 8. Ng1-f3 a7-a6 9. Bb5-d3 b7-b5 10. Qa4-c2 Ng8-f6 11. Nf3-g5 h7-h6 12. Ng5-h7 Nf6xh7 13. Bd3xh7 Qd8-g5 14. O-O g7-g6 15. f2-f4 Qg5-h5 16. Qc2-d1 Qh5xd1 17. Rf1xd1 Rh8xh7 18. Nb1-d2 e6-e5 19. f4xe5 Bd6xe5 20. e3-e4 Bd7-e6 21. e4xd5 Be6xd5 22. Rd1-e1 O-O-O 23. Nd2-f3 Be5xc3 24. Bc1-d2 Bc3xa1 25. Re1xa1 Bd5xf3 26. g2xf3 Rd8xd2 0-1
  2. 18 Aug '06 04:34
    [Event "?"]
    [Site "Pogo"]
    [Date "2006.08.11"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "blr7276"]
    [Black "Diazjrf777"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    1.e4 e5
    2.Ng1f3 d6
    3.d4 Bc8g4
    4.dxe5 Bg4xf3
    5.Qd1xf3 dxe5
    6.Bf1c4 Ng8f6
    7.Qf3b3 Qd8d4
    8.Bc4xf7+ Ke8e7
    9.Qb3e6+ Ke7d8
    10.O-O Bf8d6
    11.Nb1c3 Nb8d7
    12.Bc1g5 h6
    13.Bg5xf6+ Nd7xf6
    14.Rf1d1 Qd4c5
    15.Nc3d5 Nf6xd5
    16.Rd1xd5 Qc5xc2
    17.Qe6xe5 Rh8f8
    18.Rd5xd6+ cxd6
    19.Qe5xd6+ Kd8c8
    20.Bf7e6++ 1-0
  3. 18 Aug '06 04:50
    Originally posted by BLReid
    [Event "?"]
    [Site "Pogo"]
    [Date "2006.08.11"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "blr7276"]
    [Black "Diazjrf777"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    1.e4 e5
    2.Ng1f3 d6
    3.d4 Bc8g4
    4.dxe5 Bg4xf3
    5.Qd1xf3 dxe5
    6.Bf1c4 Ng8f6
    7.Qf3b3 Qd8d4
    8.Bc4xf7+ Ke8e7
    9.Qb3e6+ Ke7d8
    10.O-O Bf8d6
    11.Nb1c3 Nb8d7
    12.Bc1g5 h6
    13.Bg5xf6+ Nd7xf6
    14.Rf1d1 Qd4c5
    15.Nc3d5 Nf6xd5
    16.Rd1xd5 Qc5xc2
    17.Qe6xe5 Rh8f8
    18.Rd5xd6+ cxd6
    19.Qe5xd6+ Kd8c8
    20.Bf7e6++ 1-0
    Smashing the Philidor is always fun!
  4. 18 Aug '06 05:06
    Originally posted by ThudanBlunder
    Smashing the Philidor is always fun!
    It's amazing how many people play that Bg4 pin as black in online blitz. Have these people ever heard of Morphy?!
  5. 18 Aug '06 05:08
    Originally posted by BLReid
    It's amazing how many people play that Bg4 pin as black in online blitz. Have these people ever heard of Morphy?!
    have they ever heard of e5 is garbage?
  6. 18 Aug '06 05:09
    Originally posted by EcstremeVenom
    have they ever heard of e5 is garbage?
    Ummm.... You'll have a hard time backing that up.
  7. 18 Aug '06 05:14
    Originally posted by BLReid
    Ummm.... You'll have a hard time backing that up.
    it gives white the initiative
  8. 18 Aug '06 05:48
    Originally posted by EcstremeVenom
    it gives white the initiative
    I'll go along with that in general terms, but to call the second most played defense to 1e4 in grandmaster games garbage is a bit of a reach, IMHO.
  9. Standard member ngkabra
    Navin
    18 Aug '06 06:58 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by BLReid
    It's amazing how many people play that Bg4 pin as black in online blitz. Have these people ever heard of Morphy?!

    Apparently I am one of those who have not heard of Morphy in this context. Can you elaborate, please?
  10. 18 Aug '06 07:49
    Originally posted by ngkabra
    Originally posted by BLReid
    [b]It's amazing how many people play that Bg4 pin as black in online blitz. Have these people ever heard of Morphy?!


    Apparently I am one of those who have not heard of Morphy in this context. Can you elaborate, please?[/b]
    Follow this link. Enjoy.

    http://www.chessville.com/instruction/Annotated_Games/Morphy-DukeofBrunswick&CountIsouard.htm