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

10…d5



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

Black to Play

29.Ka3


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


White to Play

35…Bg6


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

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: