Originally posted by Kirwan
At 5am this morning I won probably the most shallow and meaningless victory ever.
In the first round of this tournament there were a number of close fought games and things were getting interesting. Then several of my opponents stopped playing and I won a number on time.
In the final I was being steadily outplayed by a couple of my opponents who then ju ...[text shortened]... game (also on time)
I suppose a win is a win but I don't feel particularly proud of myself.
Kirwan, in the last round, you totally outplayed me in both of our games and I had resigned the game as Black in any case; my other resignations came shortly after. I'm glad I had the opportunity to bring my King out to the 5th rank before I resigned.
You had all the winning chances in the game in which I was white.
yes2man resigned all of his games, but you beat everybody else!
Perhaps the quality of play for the most part in the tournament wasn't very high.
Congratulations on your tournament win (and the T-Shirt).