Category Archives: Dallas FIDE Open 2013

Dallas FIDE Open 2013 Rd9, Berczes(HUN)

TWIC 958

GM Berczes,D played a nice game in rd9 of the Dallas FIDE Open illustrating the following themes
  • Lead in development
  • Play against overextended pawns
  • Play against an uncastled king
  • Delayed castling
Here is the game.

Berczes,D (2526) – Friedel,J (2502) 
Reti vs Queen’s Gambit[A13]
UTD Turner GM Invitational 2013 Richardson USA (9), 13.03.2013


Position 1
Black has trouble castling to safety. How should white exploit this?

White to Play

17…Qc8
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Dallas FIDE Open 2013 Rd1-GM Berczes,D(HUN)

TWIC 957
GM Berczes,D dominated the whole board and won a nice ending in the first round of a Dallas tournament. He has 4.5/8 so far.

For standings see CanadaChessNews Dallas-fide-open-2013-rd8-standings

Here is the game.

Berczes,D (2526) – Arvind,C (2279) 
Grunfeld/Schecter Slav[D94]
UTD Turner GM Invitational 2013 Richardson USA (1), 09.03.2013


Position 1
Black made a bid for freedom with 22…e5 after being caught in an endgame squeeze. What do you recommend for white?

White to Play

22…e5