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  1. 30 Aug '06 14:21
    Was offering a draw the best thing to do here??Am a pawn up
    but looked like game was going nowhere.Game 2427245
  2. Standard member HomerJSimpson
    Renouned Grob Killer
    30 Aug '06 14:31 / 1 edit
    Your opponent had an outside passer, plus you were only up a pawn looks pretty even to me
  3. 30 Aug '06 14:32
    Originally posted by jonnifandango
    Was offering a draw the best thing to do here??Am a pawn up
    but looked like game was going nowhere.Game 2427245
    Yeah, you had nothing better than repeating moves, and your opponent would soon be able to claim a draw by repetition.

    I noticed you were a rook up earlier, but were unlucky to get your bishop trapped. At least you got a good draw against a higher rated opponent.
  4. 30 Aug '06 14:51
    I disagree with the two previous callers. You're a pawn up, plus you have fewer pawn islands, therefore, you have nothing to lose. I would have played f3, Bf1 and then Ba5, followed by Rb6. Now you're in a position to attack Black's weak pawns along the rank.
  5. 30 Aug '06 14:59
    Originally posted by der schwarze Ritter
    I disagree with the two previous callers. You're a pawn up, plus you have fewer pawn islands, therefore, you have nothing to lose. I would have played f3, Bf1 and then Ba5, followed by Rb6. Now you're in a position to attack Black's weak pawns along the rank.
    But it's black's move - ...Rg4.
  6. 30 Aug '06 15:56
    Cheers for the feedback, still reckon I was in a stronger position during the mid game but blew it.
  7. 30 Aug '06 16:22
    Originally posted by dottewell
    But it's black's move - ...Rg4.
    You're right. Please disregard my previous analysis.