This Board 1 matchup was crucial to the Hedgehogs' 4-2 victory over the AMA Rogue Squadron in Chicago Industrial Chess League play last night. Both of us had read (and forgotten) the relevant chapter of Mihail Marin's Beating the Open Games....
Very nice preparation and play by Michael Rauchman!
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Monday, January 3, 2011
Another cut-and-paste from my email: see you there this weekend!
Winter Open/Reserve XXV
A Heritage Tournament
Chicagoland's longest continuously run chess torunament organized by the same organizer for the past 25 years!
January 8, 2011 - January 9, 2011
DoubleTree Hotel : 1909 Spring Road , Oakbrook, Illinois 60523, (630) 472-6020, (630) 472-6000
Same $64 Early EF - 2 Sections - Book Dealer - one day Winter Scholastic ($25) - $70 Hotel Room Rates -
Sets, Boards, & Clocks provided by North American Chess Association for Winter Open/Reserve
Winter Open/Reserve info and registration: http://chessforlife.com/chess/
Winter Scholastic info and registration: http://chessforlife.com/chess/