At this year’s first Grand Slam, (implying there will be another one in 2017^^,) I lost the first round to a slightly stronger opponent. Although in the end the difference was not very big, in the post-game review I felt like we were playing different games… Continue reading
In the penultimate round in Paris, I played a sandbagger 6d and this position occured.
Tsumego 1: White to do something in Black’s territory. Continue reading
The last round of this year’s Paris tournament was super dramatic, and this tsumego basically decided my game:
White to live with the bottom group. Continue reading
In the first edition of the Ellie Cup I scored 3:1 after losing the first round. In the result table I’m shown as 6th place, but due to the particular K.O.-System for the top 16, I ended up taking the 10th place. Continue reading
Last weekend the Erding tournament was held. This tournament has a long tradition among Austrian tournaments. Personally, this year marked my 9th participation, and my 9th time winning a prize in Erding 🙂 Continue reading
Once again the final result of the game is the exact oppisite of what I thought. On the occasion of this round’s dramatic game, I took some pictures of how I use my broken microphone. Continue reading
This move appeared in a 2-handicap game against one of my students (at that time).
White’s turn. Can you find something to do for White? Continue reading