Chess League Round 1 (Please read entire thread)

#1
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Submit your games for game of the round when you are done!

Start your games by PMing your opponent. You have as much time as said in the rules to complete your game.

Please refer to http://www.smogon.com/forums/showthread.php?t=54277 for rules. You may sign up at any time, although you will be starting off at 0 points.

After some thought, I have decided to run a point based circuit, with wins being worth 1 point, draws worth half a point, and losses worth no points. If their is a short draw problem then I will make wins worth more. There will be no tournament, so anyone can join any round. Also, if two games are done early then I might pair winners and losers early. Check this thread often!

Confirmed in:
1. Amelia paired lost
2. Toothache paired
3. Arcticblast paired won
4. moot paired
5. Unownasofyet paired
6.-_- paired
7. Matty paired won
8. Stathakis paired
9. iKitsune paired dropped out
10. Bungalow Bill paired
11. ReVeRb paired
12. Fo Ut Mortus paired
13. Sheep paired
14. Die eter paired
15. DaChicken paired
16. Sticky Topic paired
17. JabbaTheGriffen paired
18. Seven Deadly Sins paired
19. THE_IRON_KENYAN paired
20. theamericandream38 paired

Round 2 pairings:
Matty/Arcticblast

Pairings White/Black:
Amelia/Matty 0-1
Toothache/Stathakis
Arcticblast/iKitsune 1-0 (dropped out)
moot/Bungalow Bill
Unownasofyet (playing in thorns place)/ReVeRb
-_-/Fo Ut Mortus
THE_IRON_KENYAN/theamericandream38
Sheep/JabbaTheGriffen
die eter/Seven Deadly Sins
dachicken/sticky topic

Round two will feature the Sicilian Wing Gambit. All games must begin with the following sequence: 1.e4, c5 2.b4!?

Some places where you can find information about it:
Free downloads at Everymanchess.com
Books:
Gambiteer I
Beating the Anti-Sicilians
Chess Openings for Black, Explained

PM me if you need a sub before your game. Obi, where are you?
 

matty

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#4
Ya wait, this round we are free to do whatever correct?

And then next round we are forced to play with the Gambit?
 
#5
Round two will feature the Sicilian Wing Gambit. All games must begin with the following sequence: 1.e4, c5 2.b4!?
It says round two, so i guess

Edit: O f lol

EditEdit: Lost, Matty will post the log, good game.
Screw new openings
 

matty

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#6
Well I beat Amelia when we played on Shoddy (lol)

I got the log saved
Amelia: well i'll start with my d4 first again
mattytipsy: ill play H f6
Amelia: f4
mattytipsy: d5
Amelia: H f3
mattytipsy: B f5
Amelia: e3
mattytipsy: e6
mattytipsy: ps ill just copy this log in shoddy as our pms
Amelia: H e5
Amelia: all right
mattytipsy: H e4
Amelia: g4
mattytipsy: Q h4 check
Amelia: K e2 (not much choice
mattytipsy: hehe
Amelia: urgh this is so bad
mattytipsy: hold on
mattytipsy: gotta think about this for awhile
mattytipsy: H c6
Amelia: give me a while..
mattytipsy: k
mattytipsy: brb
Amelia: H f3
Amelia: sure
mattytipsy: Q f2 check
Amelia: K d3
mattytipsy: H b4 checkmate

GG; kind of a weird position at the beginning
 

Toothache

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#8
Whenever Stathakis is ready to play just let me know. I have an account at gameknot.com, which might be an easy place for anyone to run a game from.

EDIT: oops forgot to add my account name. Its toothache42
 

Arcticblast

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#14
I asked iKitsune what color he wanted to be. THEN I saw the thing saying white/black. Unownasofyet, please excuse my flunk (and hope my opponent does too.)
 
#17
don't worry if you miss the white/black thing.

Are there any suggestions for themes for future rounds? It would be cool if we had some more ideas then crazy gambits.
 
#19
I wonder how I could have missed this. I would really like to compete.

*goes to check the Sicilian wing gambit*

EDIT: is the notation for the knight a K, N or Kt?
 
#22
pawn captures can be listed either as dxe5 (pawn on d4 takes pawn or piece on e5), de5, or de. En passant capturing is listed as normal (de6 e.p. would be pawn on d5 takes pawn on e5 En passant), but with an e.p. next to the move.