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  1. Subscriber Marinkatomb
    wotagr8game
    19 Jan '16 14:39 / 1 edit
    This is actually the third win against a 2400 in the last two weeks, but the other two had some blunders. This is pretty clean i think, i haven't looked with an engine yet but obviously there are probably some errors..

    I missed Qxd7 on the last move actually, that would have been a nice finish!

  2. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    20 Jan '16 04:34
    I don't get ...Ba5-b6-c7. Then again, I'm not 2400.
  3. 20 Jan '16 05:19
    Congrats, what time control was that?

    Looks like he got into the Koolaid a little too early.
  4. Subscriber Marinkatomb
    wotagr8game
    20 Jan '16 08:41
    Originally posted by BigDoggProblem
    I don't get ...Ba5-b6-c7. Then again, I'm not 2400.
    Yes i have to agree, his play is strange. Black always intends to open the b8-h2 diagonal, but allowing me to play c5 with a tempo is a bit soft. Had he gone directly to c7 that would make more sense, I basically got to play Rb1 for a free, a move that really messes with any plans black may have to disrupt the Queenside pawns. With the Rook on a1 there are potential pins along the a-file, with the Rook on b1 there is never an issue recapturing and the rook is ready to support an advance..
  5. 21 Jan '16 21:25
    On a cursory glance, Black's move 26 is frankly wrong. I think 26....Kh8, 27. Rxf8+ Nxf8+ neuters a fair bit of White's attack.
  6. Subscriber Marinkatomb
    wotagr8game
    22 Jan '16 13:32
    Originally posted by keylimeinmiami
    On a cursory glance, Black's move 26 is frankly wrong. I think 26....Kh8, 27. Rxf8+ Nxf8+ neuters a fair bit of White's attack.
    Well, frankly the only way i'm ever going to win against someone this highly rated is if they make a mistake or two. I agree, that would have been better. I think black could prevent me winning the e6 pawn at the end as well, that would have probably been a refutation to the bishop sacrifice, but hey! This is blitz..
  7. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    22 Jan '16 14:18
    Originally posted by Marinkatomb
    Well, frankly the only way i'm ever going to win against someone this highly rated is if they make a mistake or two. I agree, that would have been better. I think black could prevent me winning the e6 pawn at the end as well, that would have probably been a refutation to the bishop sacrifice, but hey! This is blitz..
    Was his 2400 an OTB rating?
  8. Subscriber Marinkatomb
    wotagr8game
    22 Jan '16 16:28
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Was his 2400 an OTB rating?
    No just Lichess rating, i recon he is probably 21-2200 otb. We played 6 or 7 games where i was crucified in the others..