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  1. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    10 Feb '08 22:22
    I just got this position in the blitz microsite. My opponent was rated about 1850 in a 15/5 game.



    I had about 15 seconds left on the clock when I quickly played 28. Ng3 to try to get more time on the clock and to try to get my knight involved.

    What should I have played instead?

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  2. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    10 Feb '08 22:24
    Qxc6
  3. Standard member Ragnorak
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    10 Feb '08 22:26
    In the same game, I played 25. Bd6.



    My opponent sacced the exchange with 25... Rxd6. What was he afraid of?

    (I haven't used a computer to double check this, but I think my idea was sound.)

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  4. Standard member Ragnorak
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    10 Feb '08 22:31 / 2 edits
    On closer inspection, the position that was in this post held little interest.

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  5. 11 Feb '08 05:34
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    I just got this position in the blitz microsite. My opponent was rated about 1850 in a 15/5 game.

    [fen]q2kb1n1/1p1r3p/1RnPp1p1/p1Qp1pP1/P1pP1P1P/2P5/2P1N1B1/1R4K1 w - - 0 28[/fen]

    I had about 15 seconds left on the clock when I quickly played 28. Ng3 to try to get more time on the clock and to try to get my knight involved.

    What should I have played instead?

    D
    Rook takes Knight at c-6
  6. 11 Feb '08 05:38 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    I just got this position in the blitz microsite. My opponent was rated about 1850 in a 15/5 game.

    [fen]q2kb1n1/1p1r3p/1RnPp1p1/p1Qp1pP1/P1pP1P1P/2P5/2P1N1B1/1R4K1 w - - 0 28[/fen]

    I had about 15 seconds left on the clock when I quickly played 28. Ng3 to try to get more time on the clock and to try to get my knight involved.

    What should I have played instead?

    D
    1.Rxc6! bxc6 2.Qxa5+! Qxa5 3.Rb8#
  7. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    11 Feb '08 10:08
    Originally posted by tomtom232
    1.Rxc6! bxc6 2.Qxa5+! Qxa5 3.Rb8#
    I hadn't seen that line that you and erice posted.

    What I and irontigran saw was 28. Qxc6 bxc6 29. Rb8+ Qxb8 30 Rxb8#

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  8. 11 Feb '08 10:13
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    I hadn't seen that line that you and erice posted.

    What I and irontigran saw was 28. Qxc6 bxc6 29. Rb8+ Qxb8 30 Rxb8#

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    I think that Rxc6 creates more threats..I think that with Qxc6 black can get away with only a missing peice but against Rxc6 he cannot.