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  1. 09 Oct '08 19:03


    Hi everyone,

    Just looking for some input as to whether or not I should have offered a draw in this position? I did and then kind of regretted it...

    So what do you think? Win, lose, or draw?

    Cheers,

    lordgledhill
  2. 09 Oct '08 19:04
    PS - I am playing with the black pieces.
  3. 09 Oct '08 19:47 / 1 edit
    Rd5 on move 33 looks pretty crushing
  4. 09 Oct '08 19:57
    draw. Maybe you could've played on 2 or 3 more moves, he might make a mistake, but so might you.
    Some opportunities missed, but considering your rating and your opponent's I'd be happy with the outcome.
  5. 09 Oct '08 20:50
    Originally posted by schakuhr
    draw. Maybe you could've played on 2 or 3 more moves, he might make a mistake, but so might you.
    Some opportunities missed, but considering your rating and your opponent's I'd be happy with the outcome.
    Cheers for the feedback guys.

    schakuhr - I'm glad that you think I made the right decision based on the position and it's always good to know that a stronger player concurs.

    chrspayn - I see what you mean about 33. rd5 and maybe if I'd thought about it a bit more I would have made that move but I think I was a little too obsessed with keeping my pawn chain together on the kingside. Probably a silly move as my queenside pawns might have advanced unopposed after I'd cleaned up on the queenside. Ah well, a lesson learned I guess

    lordgledhill
  6. 09 Oct '08 20:58
    Originally posted by lordgledhill
    [pgn][Event "Open invite"]
    [Site "http://www.redhotpawn.com"]
    [Date "2008.09.07"]
    [EndDate "2008.10.09"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "jvr85"]
    [Black "lordgledhill"]
    [WhiteRating "1453"]
    [BlackRating "1321"]
    [WhiteELO "1453"]
    [BlackELO "1321"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [GameId "5408693"]

    1. d4 d5 2. Bc1g5 h6 3. Bg5h4 Bc8f5 4. Nb1c3 Nb8c6 5. e3 g5 6. Bh4g3 ...[text shortened]...
    So what do you think? Win, lose, or draw?

    Cheers,

    lordgledhill
    40...Rf8 instead looks a little better.
  7. 09 Oct '08 20:59 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by lordgledhill
    [pgn][Event "Open invite"]
    [Site "http://www.redhotpawn.com"]
    [Date "2008.09.07"]
    [EndDate "2008.10.09"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "jvr85"]
    [Black "lordgledhill"]
    [WhiteRating "1453"]
    [BlackRating "1321"]
    [WhiteELO "1453"]
    [BlackELO "1321"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [GameId "5408693"]

    1. d4 d5 2. Bc1g5 h6 3. Bg5h4 Bc8f5 4. Nb1c3 Nb8c6 5. e3 g5 6. Bh4g3 ...[text shortened]...
    So what do you think? Win, lose, or draw?

    Cheers,

    lordgledhill
    double post