The best games of January and the prizes

Hello ChessMood family, hello champions and future champions! 
Happy New Year and welcome to the "Best games of January" competition.
Under this post, we invite you to post your best games that you will play this month. 

The Prize fund is 350K Moodcoins which is equal to 350$.  

The 1st prize  - 150K
The 2nd prize - 100K
The 3rd prize-  50K
The 4th Prize- 30k
The 5th Prize- 20k

Good luck with your games and keep the Right Mood! 
#Right Mood - Right Move 

Here are the winners of December: 

1st-  K H
2nd- Michael Larsen
3rd- Kourosh A
4th- Wenstin           
5th- Aayush Shirodkar

Chong Hao Ern

Chong Hao Ern 11 months ago

 Sicilian Defense


Wenstin .

Wenstin . 11 months ago


Wenstin .

Wenstin . 11 months ago

Jakub Groński

Jakub Groński 11 months ago


Robert J.

Robert J. 11 months ago

Strange transposition to Scotch, afterwards it was one way ticket :)
Richard Dickinson

Richard Dickinson 11 months ago

My entry for this month..93% accuracy according to chess.com

I do not expect this to be anywhere good enough for you higher rated players but at 5 minute blitz for me it is...sick bro.So just give me a prize for once! Thank you for your kind attention & don't forget Right Mood Right Move...COGRO

[Event "Live Chess"]
[Site "Chess.com"]
[Date "2021.01.31"]
[Round "-"]
[White "playe4"]
[Black "Nic19917"]
[Result "1-0"]
[CurrentPosition "r4rkb/4Np1p/pq3Pp1/2p1n1B1/2P5/3P1Q2/PP4PP/1R3RK1 b - -"]
[Timezone "UTC"]
[ECO "B23"]
[ECOUrl "https://www.chess.com/openings/Sicilian-Defense-Grand-Prix-Attack-3...e6"]
[UTCDate "2021.01.31"]
[UTCTime "01:21:14"]
[WhiteElo "1209"]
[BlackElo "1238"]
[TimeControl "300"]
[Termination "playe4 won by checkmate"]
[StartTime "01:21:14"]
[EndDate "2021.01.31"]
[EndTime "01:25:24"]
[Link "https://www.chess.com/live/game/6400840762"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 e6 4. Bb5 d6 5. Bxc6+ bxc6 6. Nf3 g6 7. O-O Bg7 ± 8.
d3 e5 {INACCURACY (+2.82)} ({(+1.70) The best move was} 8... Ba6 9. e5 d5 10.
Na4 Bf8 11. b3 c4 12. Be3 cxd3 13. cxd3 Nh6 14. Nc5 Qc8 15. Bf2 Ng4 16. Bd4 h5
17. Qe1 Be7 18. b4 Bb5 19. a4) 9. f5? = {MISTAKE (+0.65)} ({(+2.82) The best
move was} 9. fxe5 dxe5 10. Be3 Nf6 11. Bxc5 Nd7 12. Be3 O-O 13. Qd2 Qc7 14. h3
f6 15. Rf2 Rb8 16. b3 Bb7 17. Bh6 Bxh6 18. Qxh6 Qb6 19. Qd2) 9... d5 ±
{INACCURACY (+1.82)} ({(+0.65) The best move was} 9... Nf6 10. Qe1 Rb8 11. Kh1
O-O 12. b3 gxf5 13. exf5 Nd5 14. Ne4 Bxf5 15. Nh4 Bg6 16. Nf5 Nb4 17. Qd2 Bxf5
18. Rxf5 f6) 10. Bg5 Nf6? {MISTAKE (+4.11)} ({(+1.36) The best move was} 10...
Qd6 11. Nh4 f6 12. Bd2 Ne7 13. b3 Ba6 14. Qe1 O-O 15. Rf2 g5 16. Nf3 Kh8 17. h3
Qd8 18. Rd1 Ng8) 11. Nxe5 O-O {INACCURACY (+4.48)} ({(+3.51) The best move was}
11... Qc7 12. exd5 O-O 13. Bf4 Qb7 14. dxc6 Qxb2 15. Qd2 Qb4 16. Be3 Ng4 17.
Rab1 Bxe5 18. Rxb4 cxb4 19. Ne4 Nxe3) 12. Nxc6 Qc7 13. exd5 Bb7 14. Nb5?
{MISTAKE (+3.45)} ({(+5.06) The best move was} 14. Qf3 Rac8 15. Nxa7 Rce8 16.
Nc6 Qb6 17. Rab1 c4+ 18. Kh1 cxd3 19. cxd3 Nxd5 20. Nxd5 Qxc6 21. Ne7+ Rxe7 22.
Qxc6 Bxc6 23. Bxe7 Ra8 24. f6 Bh8) 14... Qd7 15. c4 {INACCURACY (+3.07)}
({(+4.00) The best move was} 15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. Qf3 Bxb2 17. Rab1 Bf6 18. Kh1 Kg7
19. Rb3 a6 20. Na3 g5 21. Rfb1 Bxc6 22. dxc6 Qd4 23. c3 g4 24. cxd4 gxf3 25.
dxc5) 15... Bxc6 16. dxc6 Qxc6 17. Qf3 Qb6 18. Rab1 a6 19. Nc3 Nd7? {MISTAKE
(+7.28)} ({(+3.78) The best move was} 19... Rae8 20. fxg6 fxg6 21. Nd5 Nxd5 22.
Qxd5+ Kh8 23. Rxf8+ Rxf8 24. Be3 Rf5 25. Qa8+ Rf8 26. Qe4 h5 27. b4 Rf5 28. Qe7
Re5 29. Bxc5 Rxe7 30. Bxb6) 20. f6 Bh8 {INACCURACY (+9.48)} ({(+6.37) The best
move was} 20... Nxf6 21. Bxf6 Bxf6 22. Qxf6 Qxf6 23. Rxf6 a5 24. Rbf1 Rac8 25.
g4 h6 26. Ne4 a4 27. R6f3 Rb8 28. Nf6+ Kg7 29. Nd7) 21. Nd5 Ne5?? {BLUNDER (♔
Mate in 1)} ({(+9.86) The best move was} 21... h6 22. Nxb6 Nxb6 23. Bxh6 Rfc8
24. Rbe1 Rc7 25. h4 Rac8 26. h5 Nd7 27. Bg5 gxh5 28. Qxh5 Rd8 29. a3) 22. Ne7#

Robert J.

Robert J. 11 months ago

That was cool game for your rating range. You will soon increase your rating :)
Meeth Shah

Meeth Shah 11 months ago

Hi, I played the Anti Sicilian with 2.Nc3 and won this game after sacrificing almost everything.


Chong Hao Ern

Chong Hao Ern 11 months ago

Sicilian Defense


Chong Hao Ern

Chong Hao Ern 11 months ago

Sicilian Defense


Chong Hao Ern

Chong Hao Ern 11 months ago

Scotch Game


Robert Piliposyan

Robert Piliposyan 11 months ago

Michael Larsen

Michael Larsen 11 months ago

The Stafford Gambit is unbelievable bad: https://lichess.org/7NkOqn7v/white#61 

Robert J.

Robert J. 11 months ago

Last game, the best game....
Rob Dzedzic

Rob Dzedzic 11 months ago

Keok Woltek

Keok Woltek 11 months ago

An unusual Queen trap!

ChessMood 11 months ago

Hello Champions and future champions, hello ChessMood Family! 
Thanks for all your games. 
The quality of the games is growing and growing... 

The 1st prize goes to Meet Shah. As he commented "In this game, I sacrificed almost everything" -https://www.chess.com/game/live/6402403705  

The 2nd prize goes to Wenstin for his attack with happy pieces  https://www.chess.com/analysis/game/live/6131538317

The 3rd prize goes to Karl Strohmaier for his thematic attack with Scotch. 

The 4th prize goes to Koek Woltek for his cool with Bh7 sac.  (the game is on the 1st page)

The 5th prize goes to Abhi Yadav, for his Rf6 exch. sacrifice and nice mat with minor pieces. 

Additional 2 prizes are getting 
Sai Balkawade and Vladimir Bugayev for their cool attacks (10k each) 

Thanks, everyone for the games! 
See you in February! 

Aayush Shirodkar

Aayush Shirodkar 11 months ago

Congratulations to all winners!
Karl Strohmaier

Karl Strohmaier 11 months ago

Thanks Coach!
Richard Dickinson

Richard Dickinson 11 months ago

Well done winners (great games, even if not as  good as mine :-) !).

In fact, well done everyone, for submitting excellent games and I look forward to more this month. COGRO!