Karpos Open 2013 Rd3,GM Kozul Z-TWIC 958

TWIC 958

The 5.Qc2 has exploded in popularity in recent years and remains a hot topic. After reaching the position after 14…Nd8(diagram), GM Kozul played the thematic square clearing pawn sacrifice 15.e6!? at the Karpos Open and won a tense game.


Here is the feature game.

Kozul,Z (2608) – Tesik,C (2366) 
Queen’s Indian 4.g3 Ba6 5.Qc2[E15]
Karpos Open 2013 Skopje MKD (3.29), 10.03.2013

Position 1
White sacrificed a pawn early in the game and obtained some pressure. What do you recommend for white now?

White to Play


Posted on March 24, 2013, in Karpos Open 2013, Kozul Z, Queen's Indian. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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