Category Archives: Bosna Open 2013

43rd Open A Bosna 2013 Rd3-GM Banusz(HUN)

TWIC 969
Jakovljevic tried the Anti-Meran Gambit(or Botvinnik Variation) against the Semi-Slav but was repelled by some tough defence. Banusz chose the less common but playable 12…Qc7 and repelled the attempted attack with ruthless efficiency.

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Jakovljevic,Vlado (2440) – Banusz,T (2592)
Semi-Slav Anti-Meran Gambit 12..Qb6 [D44]
43rd Open A Bosna 2013 
Sarajevo BIH (3.8), 02.06.2013

Position 1
White went for the attack on the queenside with 19.Qa4. What do you recommend for black now?

Black to Play

19.Qa4
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43rd Open A Bosna 2013 Rd4-GM Banusz,T(HUN)

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TWIC 969
GM Banusz gave a strong demonstration of the power of centralization in the feature game.

Banusz,T (2592) – Sebenik,M (2519)

Catalan Open 8.a4 Nc6[E05]
43rd Open A Bosna 2013 Sarajevo BIH (4.6), 03.06.2013

Position 1
White has the better pawn structure and is quite active. What do you recommend for white now?

White to Play

34…Rbd7

Bosna Open 2013 Rd1-Papp Ga(HUN)

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TWIC 969
GM Papp slowly squeezed the life out of black’s position with simple moves. The attempted kingside action with …h5-h4-h3 came to nothing.

Papp,Ga (2582) – Bejtovic,J (2397)
SI Bind 9.0–0 Nxd4 10.Bxd4 Bd7 11.Qd2 Bc6 12.f3 a5 [B36]
43rd Open A Bosna 2013 Sarajevo BIH (1.7), 01.06.2013

Position 1
Rc1 is under attack. What do you recommend for white?

White to Play

31…Nb3

Bosna 2013 Rd1-GM Erdos(HUN)

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TWIC 969
GM Erdos applied strong pressure with 8.Bf4 to score a convincing victory. 

Erdos,V (2645) – Kadric,D (2460)
KID g3 6.Nc3 Nc6 7.0–0 a6 8.Bf4 [E63]
43rd Open A Bosna 2013 Sarajevo BIH (1.1), 01.06.2013

Position 1
Black has challenged the strong Nd5. What do you recommend for white?

White to Play

25…c6