Category Archives: Balogh C

Salento Open Gallipoli Rd2-GM Horvath Cs(HUN)

More about Gallipoli
The feature game was played in the Salento Open hosted in Gallipoli. Here is some background on this coastal town




TWIC 968
GM Horvath used the bishop pair and a central break the Classical Dutch in rd2.

Horvath,Cs1 (2516) – Caruso,Au (2272) 
Dutch Classical 7.b3 Nc6[A96]
2nd Salento Open Gallipoli ITA (2), 26.05.2013


Position 1
Black is under pressure from white’s well coordinated pieces. What do you recommend for white now?

White to Play

28…Rf7
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Bundesliga 2012-13 Rd10-Balogh C(HUN)

TWIC 955
Balogh makes good use of tactics to underline the initial dark square domination achieved.

Farago,I (2488) – Balogh,C (2664) 
Bogo-Indian 4.Bd2 c5[E11]
Bundesliga 2012–13 Eppingen GER (10), 24.02.2013


Position 1
White is about to win the d-pawn to re-establish material equality. Black has a pinned Ne3 to work with and not much else. What do you suggest for black?

Black to Play

23.Ne3