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NickAragua
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Re: Chess

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Well, whatever mistakes you made, the other guy did a lot worse. Any time you let your king get chased out to the opposite end of the board, you know you done farked up.
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The Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour Final, the culmination of a few months of online tournaments, is currently underway and is a lot of fun. It's a best-of-seven series, and Hikaru Nakamura currently leads Magnus 3-2. (Each point represents winning a day, and each day is its own mini-series of games.)

Today, they tied the first four games. Magnus won game five, Hikaru won game six to send the day to a tiebreaker. Which he won.

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The match went to all 7 rounds, with Carlsen drawing the Armageddon tiebreaker as Black to win the match. It doesn't get much closer than that.
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I have played 335 games on chess.com. For the first time, chess.com has deemed one of my moves "brilliant."

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Re: Chess

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I fail to see the brilliance of the move. Rook takes bishop, pawn takes rook, queen takes rook, and we're right where we started.

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Yeah, but then black is down to a queen, while white has queen + rook, so black is basically hosed.
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Re: Chess

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As Black, Stockfish's next move is to check via Qe3+. (-1.4)

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Here is an online game I played as Black against a 2700 (I was about 1300 at the time). He thought he would run me off the board with his King's Gambit (click on the board to see moves):

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Wild one!

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