Category Archives: Bogo-Indian

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


Doeberl Cup Premier 2013 Rd1-GM Horvath,Ad(HUN)

TWIC 960
Zulfic,F(2142) missed a promising chance for a first round upset over GM Horvath.

Zulfic,F (2142) – Horvath,Ad (2509)
Bogo-Indian 4.Nbd2 [E11]
O2C Doeberl Cup Premier 2013 Canberra AUS (1.7), 28.03.2013

Position 1
White has strong piece pressure with the bishop pair and on the central files for the pawn. What do you recommend for white now?

White to Play


3rd HD Bank Cup 2013 Rd8-GM Berkes(HUN)

GM Berkes made good use of his mobile queenside majority and ultimately prevaied in a sharp contest against Tran Tuan Minh.

Berkes,F (2702) – Tran Tuan Minh (2310)
Bogo-Indian 4.Bd2 Qe7 5.g3 Nc6 6.Nc3 Bxc3 7.Bxc3 Ne4 [E11]
3rd HD Bank Cup 2013 Ho Chi Minh City VIE (8.4), 23.03.2013

Position 1
White is up a pawn in a sharp position. Now 20..Bf5 attacks the queen. How should white respond?

White to Play


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


Kalaydina,R(CAN) at WYCC 2012 U16G

Here is a nice game Kalaydina,Regina Veronicka(CAN) from the U16 Girls section.

Kalaydina is one of Alberta’s top juniors CalgaryChessClub Junior List

Kalaydina,Regina Veronicka (1934) – Shamatava,Ana (2072)
Bogo-Indian 4.Bd2 c5 [E11]
WYCC U16G Maribor (3.9), 10.11.2012

Kalaydina,Regina Veronicka

Critical Position 1
Black made a subtle inaccuracy in the early middlegame and never got a chance to recover. White poured on the pressure in model fashion in a textbook ending.

White to Play