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My First Game of 2017!

This game is an unorthodox opening from both sides, culminating in a mating attack before move 10!  Wow!  2017 is off to a great start!

In all honesty, I had no intention of playing chess for the first few months.  Much like 2015, I wanted time to study first and then put it into action.  However, I advanced to the fourth round of a chess.com tournament and got automatically paired with several opponents.  Somehow all are much lower rated than I am, but oh well, let’s do it.

I present my first game of 2017. Continue reading