Basel 2013 Rd5,.GM Hansen,E(CAN)

Here is Hansen’s Rd5 game.

Hansen,Eric (2568)-Kvetny,Mark(2201)
Sicilian Najdorf 6.Be3 e5 7.Nb3 Be6 8.h3!?[B90]
Hilton Open 2013 Basel (5.10), 04.01.2013

Position 1
Black has just advanced in the center with the natural looking 10…d5 novelty. How should white respond?

White to Play


Position 2
White has just attacked Nb4 in a tense unbalanced position. How should white respond?

Black to Play


Position 3
White’s queen is passive and Ka3 looks awkwardly placed. What should white do now?

White to Play


Posted on January 5, 2013, in Basel, Hansen, Sicilian Najdorf. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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