All opening innovations by Category I players should be looked upon as errors until the Candidate Master cannot prove otherwise.
Alex Dunne, How to Become a Candidate Master (1986)
After a draw in the first game, despite some errors, I stood to do well in the 2012 Spokane City Championship match against John Julian. Prior to the match, I had intended to review some games in the symmetrical English as preparation, but did not make this work a high enough priority.
In my first game of the 2012 Spokane City Championship, a best of four game match with the reining City Champion, I made some positional errors in the opening but then defended well tactically. Julian,John (2053) - Stripes,James (19... Read Post
In what was a completely dominating victory for Rafael Nadal, the Spaniard further proved his claim as the "King of Clay Courts" with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Roger Federer to win the 2013 Rome Masters championship. Bryan Armen Graha... Read Post