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On 2016-09-30 at 21:28,
Bob, I'll be back in a day or two, seeing if I could get this game on here. Thanks.
On 2016-09-30 at 21:59,
I believe you are right,,
. What move(s) for you then? I'll go through a series of moves from there later, I need time. Another part of the game I need opinions on are
. What happens if I go
? I'll see if I can come up with a series of moves on that also. It's hard to analyze any of your moves, because you won. I appreciate your time giving your opinions. Let's get this done and start on another game. Thanks.
On 2016-10-01 at 00:29,
gives you control of the center
so I think my best is
and then that's a whole different game
On 2016-10-01 at 00:40,
, you're dead meat in the lower right corner
Are you not familiar with http://twixt.wikifoundry.com/page/The+Achilles+Defense ?
On 2016-10-01 at 10:55,
I don't like |
. The main reason is that the i9 peg blocks its direct path to the top. I would probably have played |
instead, and what would follow is a typical windmill opening.
I'd still think in a windmill pattern, but |
leaves i9's path to the left side unchecked, so Black is free to not guard it. Black can be bolder about making a threat across the top. For example,
. Now what has become of White's "control of the center"? It's gone! For example, direct block of the new threat
. Naturally I would not recommend
; I'd recommend continuing the windmill instead, but because of Black's boldness, White is forced to be more timid.
On 2016-10-01 at 14:37,
I'm not familiar with the term "windmill opening"
On 2016-10-01 at 15:52,
A "windmill" goes around like this: |
- each move creates new threats around the outside, until someone runs out of room.
On 2016-10-01 at 22:10,
Thanks very much!
On 2016-10-03 at 09:05,
Thanks Alan, I like it. Good advice. Yes Bob, I like his recommendations, and you are right about after q13. A pretty narrow window.See you next game.
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