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Czech Open A 2013 Rd7-IM Battey(USA)

IM Battey(USA) has been based in Hungary for several years now. This is his instructive round 7 victory. IMs Battey and Kislik(USA) are two of a handful of foreign players based in Hungary.

Here is Battey’s tough rd7 endgame victory against the popular King’s Indian.

Man in motion

US results

SNo Name FIDE FED Pts.
57 IM Smith Bryan 2456 USA 5
91 WGM Nemcova Katerina 2382 USA 4
109 IM Kislik Erik Andrew 2345 USA 5
125 IM Battey Alexander 2304 USA 4.5

Battey,A (2304) – Sipila,V (2423) 
King’s Indian Classical 6…Na6[E91]
Czech Open A 2013 
Pardubice CZE (7.49), 25.07.2013

Position 1
White has more space and has a mild bind on the queenside. What do you recommend for white?

White to Play


Position 2

White has a strong Nc5 but black has just threatened everything on the second rank with 44..Ra2. What do you recommend for white?

White to Play



Czech Open A(Pardubice) 2013 Rd1-IM Battey,A(US)

TWIC 976
Pardubice 2013
GM Laznicka is in clear first with 4/4. A group of Hungarian players are participating included two US IMs based in Hungary,
-IM Battey(US) 2.5/4
-IM Kislik(US) 2/4

IM Battey(US), based in Hungary pulled off a rd1 upset over GM Babula.

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Battey,A (2304) – Babula,V (2583)
Bogo-Indian 4.Bd2 a5[E11]
Czech Open A 2013 
PardubiceCZE (1.7), 19.07.2013

Position 1
White is poised to strike on the long diagonal. What do you recommend for white?

White to Play