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A Little Faith

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Friday, 23 May 2014

By WGM Irina Bulmaga, Romania.
Best FIDE rating: 2410

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Another rainy day has come with some inspiration for a new post. Unlike one must think, it's not another sad text, it is an optimistic one today

As you might have seen, I played an Open in Iasi, in the city where I live the most part of the time. It was a very nice tournament, one which I hope will become traditional.

The tournament started very well for me, with 3/3p, beating a 2530 GM in the 3rd round and with a totally winning position in the 4th game, with me having black against a strong GM. Unfortunately I lost that game, I guess I felt the victory to close and it made me play some unexplainable moves... All in all, the tournament went pretty good for me, I won some Elo points and I had some very nice time.You can find the final standings here.

     Iasi has changed a lot in the last few years. It has become a very beautiful city, with lots of nice places. It felt very good to be "the host" and to show my friends my favorite places.

     As about what's next, I will play the Romanian Rapid Club Cup in the upcoming weekend. Until then, I am quite caught up with all kind of projects I have to make at University.

      I will not play any tournaments until July, when I'm going to participate at the European Individual Women Championship, in Plovdiv.

      As about June, it is going to be a month full of exams for me, but I am quite optimistic about them

      I don't know if it's about the summer coming closer and closer, or about something else, but I have started to look to the future with more confidence and the things have started to get better. All I could complain about some weeks ago is not such a big deal now.

     I guess that "good always wins", just have a little faith.

Based on the publications in Irina's blog

Other posts by WGM Irina Bulmaga:
Window in the Sky
Good Day
WGM Bulmaga's Photo Report from London
All I want for December
The great Magnus
20 years to go
Chinese wall
Walk this Way
Sweet critique
Universiade in Kazan-II
Universiade in Kazan
Turkish Chess League
Me at my worst
Report from Golden Sands tournament

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