To make the blog more interactive the Wisconsin Chess Blog will have a year long contest with prizes randomly given out for gaining points. A point scoreboard will be posted so you can see how you are doing. The it will officially start in June 2009and end in June 2010 with prizes for the top 10 finishers, top three Juniors(U21), and top 3 Scholastic (U18). For you to be eligible you must be following the blog at the time of your post or it will not be counted. Always leave your entire name at the end of your post. There will be a deadline for everything, if the deadline is June 25th then it must be posted before midnight on the 25th.
Game Commentary Contest:
Deadline: June 25th, 2009.
Please provide a complete annotations for the game below. You will be judged on your ability to elucidate the ideas in the game. Feel free to post an example game that illustrates the ideas for the game. I would like to see a good mix of concrete analysis and lots of explanations. You will also be judged on finding any mistakes made by either side in the game.The most accurate and complete annotations will get 50 points, 2nd 20 points, 3rd 10 points, 4th-9th 5 points. All reasonable annotations will get 1 point. We reserve the right to post and use any posts for but not limited to the Wisconsin Chess Blog and Vaja International Chess Academy handouts/publications.
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