To stay in Div I and remain in contention for the BIC title, I had to win at least one out of 2 13-pointers against Alain Chif. If I lost both, I would probably be relegated to Div II. Well, for those interested, I lost both, the last one through a Resign Error (read : I lost on time). 3 seconds on the clock just was not enough to play a DMP game…
As if this was not bad enough, this unforgivable time management blunder ruined an otherwise fine PR : after thirteen 13-pointers, I stood at 4,85, but match 14 proved one too many. A merciless 9,35 PR in this fate decider sadly turned my overall performance from laudable to mediocre :
Why hasn’t anyone ever admonished me for managing my time so poorly?