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Francisco Friday for 4/15/22

Francisco Anchondo has spent decades building his reputation as one of the East Bay’s most dangerous chess players. Oftentimes, Francisco is at the chessboard for one reason, and that is to deliver checkmate. Sit beside him long enough and you will learn the art of checkmating.

[Event “Casual Blitz game”]

[Date “2020.06.04”]

[White “Francisco Anchondo”]

[Black “Anonymous”]

[Result “1-0”]

1.d4 d5 2.e4 dxe4 3.Nc3 Bf5 4.f3 exf3 5.Nxf3 Bg4 6.Bc4 e6 7.O-O Nf6 8.h3 Bh5

9.Be3 Bb4 10.a3 Bxc3 11.bxc3 O-O 12.Qe1 c6 13.Bg5 Nbd7 14.Ne5 Qe7 15.Nxd7 Qxd7

16.Rxf6 gxf6 17.Bxf6 Bg6 18.Qh4 h5 19.Qg5 Kh7 20.Re1 Rg8 21.Bd3 Qd5 22.Re5 Qd6

23.Qxh5#

1-0

Published by chessmusings

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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