Francisco Friday for 3/4/2022

Francisco (right) with Anatoly Karpov.

Those who live in Northern California or are regular readers of this blog know that Francisco Anchondo is an expert of the attack on the chessboard. His tactical expertise regularly creates short masterpieces that are equally as educational as they are fun. So today, I am pleased to begin a weekly series featuring the games of Francisco Anchondo that I will call Francisco Friday.

N.N vs. Francisco Anchondo, 2/7/22

[Event “Casual Blitz game”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2022.02.07”]
[Round “?”]
[White “n.n.”]
[WhiteElo “?”]
[Black “Francisco Anchondo”]
[BlackElo “?”]
[Result “0-1”]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nd4 4.Nxd4 exd4 5.d3 c6 6.Ba4 Bc5 7.c3 d6 8.cxd4 Bxd4
9.Bc2 Qh4 10.Qe2 Nf6 11.Nc3 Ng4 12.g3 Qh3 13.Qf3 Bxf2+ 14.Ke2 Bd4 15.Nd1 Ne5
16.Qf1 Bg4+ 17.Ke1 Nf3+ 18.Ke2 Nxh2+

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Chris Torres is a nationally renowned scholastic chess coach working in the San Francisco Bay Area. His classes have attracted players of strengths ranging from rank beginners to world champions. A chess professional since 1998, Chris is widely recognized as one of the main driving forces behind the explosion in popularity and sudden rise in quality of scholastic chess in California. Chris Torres served as the President of the Torres Chess and Music Academy from 2005-2020 and currently is recognized as a correspondence chess master with the United States Chess Federation. Since 1998 Chris Torres has taught 6 individual national champions as well as led multiple school teams to win national championship titles. In addition, Chris Torres has directed and taught at 10 different schools which have been California State Champions at chess. In 2011 and 2012, several former and current students of Chris Torres have been selected to represent the United States at the World Youth Chess Championships. Mr. Torres’ hobbies include playing classical guitar and getting his students to appear on the national top 100 chess rating lists.

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