i read moby dick too! Poor captain ahab though. it's a good read and teaches about whaling/ psychological process too
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After a series of rapid trades, black did not notice my queen was pointed right at black's rook. Black took my knight and I got a free rook. Black did what I used to be guilty of, which I call the Video Game Mode. It is not a real term but I use that term when I kept thinking this was a video game that required an immediate response. I would forget that this game can be slowed down and I was allowed to think over my options. My knight had no safe squares if black moved the rook. I would have to
This was a very close game. I usually lose these types of games because my tactics are poor. However, my opponent made a late game blunder and left the rook hanging. The best part was not the win but a rare person that resigned because usually they rage quit. I celebrated with vanilla wafers! #food