TWIC 1248 Hungarians in Action

Selected games features the Olympiad

Here is a nice positional game by Almasi

Almasi-Gonzalez

Reti vs Slav

Hungary-Costa Rica Rd11

After 24..Na4(Diagram)

The Qb2 is under attack

What do you recommend for White?

After 24..Na4

 

Sipila-Berkes

King’s Indian Defence

Finland-Hungary Rd8

White walked his king into the middle of the board early in the game.

 

After 21.Kd3(Diagram)

The Kd3 is looking very majestic in the middle of the board

What do you recommend for Black?

After 21.Kd3

 

Leko-Nyback

Spanish Anti-Marshall 8.a4

Hungary-Finland Rd8

Queen endings are very complicated due to the many checking possibilities.

 

After 26.Qxa6+(Diagram)

White just took a pawn with check. Here is a case of two passers vs one in a queen ending

What do you recommend for Black?

After 56.Qxa6+

 

Final Ranking after 11 Rounds – Open

Hungary had a slightly disappointing result.

Rk. SNo Team Team Games   +   =   –  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4
1 3
China CHN 11 8 2 1 18 372,5 28,5 149
2 1
United States of America USA 11 8 2 1 18 360,5 29,0 147
3 2
Russia RUS 11 8 2 1 18 354,5 29,0 144
4 11
Poland POL 11 7 3 1 17 390,0 28,0 158
5 9
England ENG 11 8 1 2 17 340,0 27,5 142
6 5
India IND 11 7 2 2 16 388,0 29,0 156
7 27
Vietnam VIE 11 6 4 1 16 379,5 30,5 138
8 8
Armenia ARM 11 7 2 2 16 371,0 27,5 152
9 7
France FRA 11 7 2 2 16 366,0 28,5 153
10 6
Ukraine UKR 11 7 2 2 16 337,0 26,0 152
11 32
Sweden SWE 11 8 0 3 16 333,0 29,0 135
12 15
Czech Republic CZE 11 7 2 2 16 331,5 27,5 143
13 16
Germany GER 11 5 6 0 16 317,5 27,0 139
14 35
Austria AUT 11 8 0 3 16 300,5 27,0 133
15 4
Azerbaijan AZE 11 7 1 3 15 402,5 29,5 159
16 36
Uzbekistan UZB 11 6 3 2 15 341,0 30,5 135
17 23
Iran IRI 11 7 1 3 15 337,0 28,5 138
18 12
Hungary HUN 11 7 1 3 15 321,0 26,5 139
19 40
Egypt EGY 11 6 3 2 15 298,5 26,0 135
20 25
Greece GRE 11 7 1 3 15 295,0 26,5 134
21 37
Kazakhstan KAZ 11 7 1 3 15 289,0 26,0 137
22 46
Mongolia MGL 11 6 3 2 15 279,0 27,0 126
23 28
Canada CAN 11 6 3 2 15 277,0 25,0 133
24 50
Lithuania LTU 11 6 3 2 15 272,5 23,5 136
25 24
Spain ESP 11 6 2 3 14 336,5 29,0 138
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