The situation in Denmark has, for now, allowed chess to be played under very normal conditions. There is a maximum of 50 players in the playing hall, and there are hand sanitizers placed strategically. A pair of players decided to play with two tables between them and one player played with a mask on. Other than that some of the veterans of my club decided to sit out. But when you can go to a pub or go to play contact sports in Denmark, then I don’t see a reason why Chess should be played in a vacuum.
After the game, I asked Twitter if I made a wrong judgment out of the opening in the depicted position
Had a 10-15 min. think in this position deciding between dxc6 or bxc6. Would be interesting to hear your thoughts! pic.twitter.com/e4iUdFwWWV— Martin Justesen (@saychess1) September 9, 2020
From the comments, it’s clear that I should have taken towards the center with bxc6. Here follows the game with my annotations:
A pretty good start to the season to get a draw against a 1990 with black. My opponent also played the game with a 98.5 accuracy, which often results in a loss.
In the next round, tomorrow, I have White against a 1930 rated player.