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takchess
Member since May-06-04 · Last seen Jun-26-22
Black has a solid lead in development and decides to go for an idea that is more fascinating than correct. -- Jacob Aaagard

.....My Chess life story.

I am a coffeehauser chess player from New Hampshire, USA and like a good attacking style game. Thus I play things like the King's Gambit, Danish, Traxler, Max Lange attack, Halloween Attack as White. As well as the 2 Knights, Reti Gambit, Englund Gambit, Marshall Attack, King Indian Defense as Black. Where I soon may be looking into the Benko Gambit, Perenyi Attack, Scandinavian Defense and Latvian Gambit. -of late my obsession has shifted from the Kings Gambit as white to the Halloween Gambit. Game Collection: Halloween Gambit -Let's Sack a Knight on Move 4

My collections reflect some of the Chess Attacking books that I like.

I did the Rapid Chess Improvement 7 Circles thing back in the 2000's and wrote about it in a blog here. http://takchess.blogspot.com/

I have created most of these collections will try to credit those who I copied in time.

My playing strength is on the left side of the bell curve of members of chessgames.com. Had an 8 year break and just picking up chess again. I currently limit my playing online too addicting. My wife says I can play all the chess I want once I retire.......

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   takchess has kibitzed 636 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Mar-13-22 S Morrison vs T K Hemingway, 1952
 
takchess: Need to memorize this and it should be my template for Kf1 Traxler
 
   Jan-20-22 takchess chessforum
 
takchess: https://www.chessgames.com/perl/che... Want to play this line against bishop opening
 
   Jan-05-22 D Palo vs P H Nielsen, 2003 (replies)
 
takchess: I would like to see this as thump, thump, thump problem solved but I do not. took a few seconds to see the first move but not how the continuation moves to a quick mate. Work to be done.....
 
   Jan-04-22 Lau vs Barsov, 1993 (replies)
 
takchess: ditto with Diademas.
 
   Jan-02-22 J Becerra Rivero vs J Sarkar, 2007 (replies)
 
takchess: 29 points to the King once the rook joins the attack . Something is going to happen. Aagard takes 2 pages to describe from this point. The Attacking manuals have years and years of these sort of things for me to study.
 
   Jan-02-22 Philip Corbin
 
takchess: https://www.thechessdrum.net/blog/2...
 
   Jan-01-22 Shabalov vs Smirin, 1992 (replies)
 
takchess: Happy New Year! I like the mini windmill with the bishop and rook for a few moves .
 
   Dec-29-21 Wojtaszek vs R Kalod, 2004 (replies)
 
takchess: missed this due to sheer laziness. moved the queen to the wrong square .....
 
   Dec-23-21 Nisipeanu vs S Gordon, 2013 (replies)
 
takchess: As the author , I agree it is a rather poor pun. I thought the game had a lot going on and appropriate for a game of the day given the crazy amounts of Sacks ending in a pawn promotion. I just couldn't come up with a better pun . A pun perhaps more suitable for a Sax game . As my ...
 
   Dec-21-21 M Apicella vs De la Villa Garcia, 2000
 
takchess: 1) +5.49 (25 ply) 11.Nxd7 f6 12.Nb6+ Nxb5 13.Qxd8+ Kxd8 14.Nxa8 Bf5 15.Rd1+ Nd6 16.c4 b6 17.Nc3 Kd7 18.Nxb6+ axb6 19.Bf4 Rc8 20.b3 Be6 21.Nb5 Bf8 22.Rd2 g5 23.Bg3 Rd8 24.Re1 h5 25.Rdd1 g4 26.hxg4 Bxg4 at the critical moment 11.
 
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