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White: shyryan    Black: David J Bush (LG) | This game (LG) | Download JTwixt file
On 2020-06-30 at 14:56, Peyrol (info) said:
Ulllll. |12.j8 13.n9 doesn't look much better. Maybe H15 was losing. |10.l18 might have been better.

The sad truth is, I didn't put as much thought into this game as I should have, not to discredit shyryan's accomplishment.

On 2020-06-30 at 15:35, shyryan (info) said:
Well, I don't think I'd fare as well against a fully attentive, post-breakfast David Bush. : )

After losing in five or six moves to TwixtBot many times in a row, I've been focusing a lot on playing the first few moves well and skillfully — it seems deceptively and ludicrously easy to throw the whole game away on turn 3 if you're not careful. At 11.m11 I was mostly just celebrating still feeling like we had a game going, and at 16.p19 I realized I was on the offensive.

And no discredit taken — my low rating on LittleGolem is definitely a bit of an advantage against the unwary. But if you and other experienced players keep answering my random questions on the commentator site, I hope not to be able to hide behind a low score for long!

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