TWIC 1318 Sicilian Taimanov

Keeping up with Pavlidis

 

Hujbert-Ivanisevic

Taimanov Be3/Bd3

TCh-HUN 2019-20 Rd5.6

After 26.Rd5(Diagram)

The a5-pawn is under attack. Black has the more centralized king but the Rh8 is not doing much

What do you recommend for Black?

 

After 26.Rd5

Budapest Rigochess Int. Festival Rd1

RigoChess

the most recent picture on the site is from 2012-they could use a photographer!

Budapest Rigochess Int. Festival GM-Ranking crosstable after Round 1

Rk. Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pts.  TB1   TB2   TB3
1
FM Manish Anto Cristiano F 2293 IND * ½ 0,5 0,25 0,0 0
GM Varga Zoltan 2417 HUN * 0 ½ ½ 0,5 0,25 0,0 0
FM Krstulovic Alex 2353 HUN * 1 ½ 0,5 0,25 0,0 0
IM Galyas Miklos 2476 HUN * ½ 0,5 0,25 0,0 0
IM Mendonca Leon Luke 2418 IND 1 0 ½ * 0,5 0,25 0,0 0
GM Horvath Jozsef 2452 HUN ½ * 0,5 0,25 0,0 0
Geher Koppany 2327 HUN ½ * 0,5 0,25 0,0 0
GM Horvath Adam 2485 HUN ½ ½ * 0,5 0,25 0,0 0
9
Shome Shiv 2289 IND * 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
IM Low Zhen Yu Cyrus 2443 SGP * 0,0 0,00 0,0 0

 

Budapest Rigochess Int. Festival IM-Ranking crosstable after Round 1

Rk. Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pts.  TB1   TB2   TB3
1
IM Frolov Artur 2420 UKR * 1 1,0 0,00 0,0 1
WIM Havanecz Bianka 2262 HUN * 1 1,0 0,00 0,0 1
3
FM Assaubayeva Bibisara 2374 KAZ * ½ 0,5 0,25 0,0 0
IM Paschall William 2334 USA * ½ 0,5 0,25 0,0 0
WFM Terbe Zsuzsanna 2175 HUN ½ * 0,5 0,25 0,0 0
IM To Nhat Minh 2368 HUN ½ * 0,5 0,25 0,0 0
7
FM Lyell Mark 2263 ENG * 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
FM Gombocz Ferenc Jr. 2239 HUN 0 * 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
Fule Simon 2143 HUN * 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
WFM Vishwa Vasnawala 2011 IND 0 * 0,0 0,00 0,0 0

 

Budapest Rigochess Int. Festival FM-Ranking crosstable after Round 1

Rk. Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pts.  TB1   TB2   TB3
1
Juhasz Mark 2129 HUN * 1 1,0 0,00 0,0 1
IM Szalanczi Emil 2124 HUN * 1 1,0 0,00 0,0 1
Dr Hitesh Vasanwala 1837 IND * 1 1,0 0,00 0,0 1
Lu Miaoyi 1824 CHN * 1 1,0 0,00 0,0 1
5
Matyassy Lazar 1952 HUN * ½ 0,5 0,25 0,5 0
AIM Szalay-Ocsak Bank 1896 HUN ½ * 0,5 0,25 0,5 0
7
Poor Sandor 2109 HUN 0 * 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
AIM Nagy Laszlo 1882 HUN 0 * 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
Monduk Laszlo 1631 HUN 0 * 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
Hendi Peter 1544 SUI 0 * 0,0 0,00 0,0 0

TWIC 1318 Grunfeld

Keeping up Delchev continues

 

White played ambitiously and was rewarded in the endgame

 

Gupta-Puranik

Grunfeld 5.h4

40th TCh-IND 2020 Rd5.1

After 27..Rab8(Diagram)

The passed d-pawn keeps Black tied up while the ugly kingside pawns are not helping much

What do you recommend for White?

After 27..Rab8

 

RigoChess February and March 2020

More Round Robin tournaments are coming to Budapest from Rigochess

February 13-22

Budapest Rigochess Int. Festival GM

Starting rank list of players

No. Name FideID FED Rtg
10
GM Horvath Adam 708003 HUN 2485
5
IM Galyas Miklos 707244 HUN 2476
8
GM Horvath Jozsef 700061 HUN 2452
9
IM Low Zhen Yu Cyrus 5804175 SGP 2443
6
IM Mendonca Leon Luke 35028561 IND 2418
2
GM Varga Zoltan 700509 HUN 2417
3
FM Krstulovic Alex 760056 HUN 2353
7
Geher Koppany 785091 HUN 2327
1
FM Manish Anto Cristiano F 25095927 IND 2293
4
Shome Shiv 46608850 IND 2289

 

 

Budapest Rigochess Int. Festival IM

Starting Rank

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Pts.  TB1   TB2   TB3
1 1
IM Frolov Artur UKR 2420 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
2
FM Assaubayeva Bibisara KAZ 2374 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
3
FM Lyell Mark ENG 2263 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
4
IM Paschall William USA 2334 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
5
WIM Havanecz Bianka HUN 2262 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
6
FM Gombocz Ferenc Jr. HUN 2239 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
7
WFM Terbe Zsuzsanna HUN 2175 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
8
Fule Simon HUN 2143 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
9
IM To Nhat Minh HUN 2368 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
10
WFM Vishwa Vasnawala IND 2011 0,0 0,00 0,0 0

 

Budapest Rigochess Int. Festival FM

Starting Rank

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Pts.  TB1   TB2
1 1
Juhasz Mark HUN 2129 0,0 0,00 0,0
2
IM Szalanczi Emil HUN 2124 0,0 0,00 0,0
3
Poor Sandor HUN 2109 0,0 0,00 0,0
4
Ilyes Peter NOR 1960 0,0 0,00 0,0
5
Matyassy Lazar HUN 1952 0,0 0,00 0,0
6
AIM Szalay-Ocsak Bank HUN 1896 0,0 0,00 0,0
7
Dr Hitesh Vasanwala IND 1837 0,0 0,00 0,0
8
Lu Miaoyi CHN 1824 0,0 0,00 0,0
9
Monduk Laszlo HUN 1631 0,0 0,00 0,0
10
Hendi Peter SUI 1544 0,0 0,00 0,0

 

March 24-April 1

Budapest Rigochess Int. Festival GM (march)

Starting rank list of players

No. Name FideID FED Rtg
1
GM Aczel Gergely 727709 HUN 2506
2
GM Horvath Adam 708003 HUN 2485
3
IM Niemann Hans Moke 2093596 USA 2459
4
IM Parvanyan Ashot 13307550 GER 2451
5
IM Aditya Mittal 35042025 IND 2427
6
IM Mendonca Leon Luke 35028561 IND 2418
7
GM Varga Zoltan 700509 HUN 2417
8
FM Gungl Theo 24695653 GER 2348
9
FM Zlatin Alexander 2810549 ISR 2315
10
FM Milikow Yoav 2822237 ISR 2296

 

 

Budapest Rigochess Int. Festival IM (march)

Starting Rank

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Pts.  TB1   TB2   TB3 
1 1
GM Naumkin Igor RUS 2417 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
2 2
FM Lu Maximillian USA 2386 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
3 3
IM Szeberenyi Adam HUN 2374 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
4 4
IM To Nhat Minh HUN 2368 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
5 5
WFM Savitha Shri B IND 2261 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
6 6
FM Gombocz Ferenc Jr. HUN 2239 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
7 7
CM Milikow Elie ISR 2208 0,0 0,00 0,0 0
8 8
Basil Alshouha JOR 2160 0,0 0,00 0,0 0

 

Tournament venue:

St. George Residence Hotel

4 Fortuna street, Budapest 1014 HUNGARY

 

GM, IM round-robin tournaments:
9 rounds, 10 participants
90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes + 30 seconds
The cumulative increment for each move starting from
the first move. Waiting time: 1 hour
Players may only participate at the tournament in the possession of
a tournament licence valid for 2019.
FIDE rules are valid at the tournaments.
Foreign players have to have a valid FRD fee (FRD fee is EUR 5).
.
FM tournament:
9 rounds, 24 players max. above rating 1600
90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes + 30 seconds
The cumulative increment for each move starting from
the first move. Waiting time: 1 hour
Players may only participate at the tournament in the possession of
a tournament licence valid for 2019.
FIDE rules are valid at the tournaments.
Foreign players have to have a valid FRD fee (FRD fee is EUR 5).
.
Entry fee:
1600 – 1800  EUR 90
1801 – 1900  EUR 60
1901 – 2000  EUR 50
2001 – 2200  EUR 30
2201 –           Free
.
Guaranteed 1st place prize: EUR 150
.
Prizes: 60% from the entry fee.

TWIC 1318 Hungarians in Action

The latest issue of TWIC is now available

selected games features the Hungary Hunters in PRO League action

 

Erdos-Ponkratov

English Opening

PRO League Group Stage Rd5

After 22..Rg8(Diagram)

White offered the exchange to accelerate the kingside attack but Black declined

What do you recommend for White?

After 22..Rg8

 

 

BTCh 6-Board Rd7 Feb 10-2020

MTK 3.5-UKSE 2.5

I contributed a rather lucky win on board 4 with Black

We could have used more players

 

Nagy,G-Yip,M

Grunfeld 4.Bf4

BTCh 6-board Rd7.4

 

After 26..Nxe8(Diagram)

White has a rook and pawn for two knights but the knights are passive and poorly coordinated

What do you recommend for White?

After 26…Nxe8

BTCh 2019-20 Rd8 Feb-9-2020

I lost horribly with Black

I. osztály, Lilienthal csoport

Lombik-Fabulon – Morihana PSE III 8:4
Tabáni Spartacus II – Aquaréna KSC III 3,5:8,5
Sirály SE I – Barcza GSC I 4,5:7,5
Újpesti KSE I – BEAC II 5:7
Vasas SC II – SENSE I 7:5
MTK Budapest III – Palota Sakk I 11:1

II. osztály, Bilek csoport

Hóbagoly SK – TFSE 5,5:6,5
HÜSI SC II – Törekvés SE 9,5:2,5
Sirály SE II – Barcza GSC II 7,5:4,5
Csepeli TK I – Sárkány DSE II 6,5:5,5
Mattolda SSC I – A. Láng MKKE 8:4
MTK Budapest IV 2.5– Pestszentlőrinc II 9,5

III. osztály, Szén csoport

Sárkány DSE III – Pestszentimre 8,5:3,5
Újpesti KSE II – Csepeli TK II 7,5:4,5
ATTE-ARISZ – Sirály SE III 6:6
MTK Budapest V – HÜSI SC III 2:10

FB Album

White sweater works better when I play White

 

Here is my rather tragic game

Torok,T-Yip,M

Caro-Kann 2.c4(5.Qa4+)

Board 1

 

After 9..b4(Diagram)

Black wants to exploit the b-file x-ray with forcing play so that after Nc3 moves, ..Bxd5 recovers the pawn with tempo

What do you recommend for White?

After 9..b4

 

 

TWIC 1317 Hungary Hunters and the Grunfeld

The Budapest Butchers became the Hungary Hunters in PRO-League team play

selected games

Keeping up with Delchev continues

 

Gledura used a sideline in the 7.Bc4 exchange Grunfeld that is not mentioned by Delchev. I think it’s a bluff but even Carlsen has used it

 

Gledura-Wei Yi

Grunfeld Exchange 7.Bc4/10.h4

PRO League Group Stage 2020 Rd4

After 16..Qf5(Diagram)

Black has won a pawn but lags in developemt

What do you recommend for White?

After 16..Qf5

 

TWIC 1317 Hungarians in Action

The latest issue of TWIC is now available

selected games

 

Kozak,A-De Haan

Closed Catalan

Gibraltar Masters 2020 Rd8.56

 

After 25.Nf3(Diagram)

Black is down a pawn and is looking for compensation on the kingside

What do you recommend for Black?

After 25.Nf3

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