Archive for December 8th, 2007

This is a game I’m currently playing in a Semi-final tournament and I’ve thought to blog some of my games for a change! I will try and update this link as the game goes… shocking! – hehe – he has just “sacrificed” his Rook on B8 by capturing my Pawn on B5! Wonder what he is up to….is it my  other Rook he’s after….!!? In the third image you can see his King  pinned! He cannot move his Queen, because that will put his King in check! Read
HERE about a PIN. And…he’s finally captured my Queen!…but that doesn’t matter as I have enough pawns left to promote! He has now moved his Rook to G7 and I’ve captured his Knight….and now….for the Pawn promotion! ReadHERE about the promotion of a Pawn! He’s “sacrificed” (or actually …he’s given away his Rooks!) his other Rook too! and has finally resigned…At the bottom of this post you will find a link to play through the game!





Click HERE to play through the above game.

a8 b8 c8 d8 e8 f8 g8 h8
a7 b7 c7 d7 e7 f7 g7 h7
a6 b6 c6 d6 e6 f6 g6 h6
a5 b5 c5 d5 e5 f5 g5 h5
a4 b4 c4 d4 e4 f4 g4 h4
a3 b3 c3 d3 e3 f3 g3 h3
a2 b2 c2 d2 e2 f2 g2 h2
a1 b1 c1 d1 e1 f1 g1 h1
There is an absolute pin on the black knight as moving it would illegally expose the black king to check fromthe white bishop.There is a relative pin on the white knight as moving it would allow capture of the white queen by the black rook.

Read on the “pin” link more about pins….

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Hilary Stagg’s music is really beautiful….harp music!

Clickhere to see more of his albums. There are 30 sec bits of tracks to listen to! Enjoy! but, I would suggest you get yours as it is really worth it!  I have The edge of Forever….beautiful!


Although you might not understand the words here on the Youtube video, you can still enjoy his music! Don’t fall asleep!

On the link here and this link HERE you can listen to tracks from his album in this post. The links will open in a new window.

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