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Alex’s First Chess Game

So Alex grabbed my iPad, as he often does, and this time I happened to be looking at a chess program at the time. So he decided to play. He didn’t know the rules or the objective, but if he tapped a piece, it showed the legal moves it could make. So he played a game.

[Date “2014.04.07”]
[White “Alex Minter”]
[Black “tChess Pro (iPad) – Difficulty 565”]
[Result “0-1”]
[TimeControl “300”]

1. e4 d5 2. e5 e6 3. f4 Bd7 4. f5 exf5 5. g4 f4 6. g5 Qxg5 7. Nh3 Qd8 8. Bg2 d4
9. Ng5 Nc6 10. Nh3 Nxe5 11. Ng1 Bc5 12. Ne2 f5 13. Nec3 dxc3 14. Bxb7 cxb2 15.
Be4 Qh4+ 16. Kf1 Qf2# 0-1


Obviously he lost. But hey! Next time we’ll start explaining what you are actually supposed to try to do and such. :-)

@abulsme tweets from 2014-04-07 (UTC)