Rust Removal V: Maybe Long Play is Better

During today’s Huddersfield rapid play tournament I realized that I was far from back to my best. In the first round I managed to lose my queen (but drew!) and then later lost a game in which I had a strong initiative but missed my way somewhere. Winning the last three brought me back to a relatively respectable 4.5/6 tally, but it looks like I need to play a lot more to really claw it back.

The finish to my round 6 was the relative high spot, an interesting exchange sacrifice: