Category Archives: EICC 2013
GM Papp,Gabor won a nice ending in rd6 of the recent European Individual CC.
Here is the feature game.
GM Papp massaged black down based on better pawn structure in a RB-RN ending.
Papp,Ga (2570) – Tomashevsky,E (2719)
Caro-Kann Two Knights [B11]
14th Euro Indiv 2013 Legnica POL (6.36), 10.05.2013
More on Hungarian Chess
The 62nd Hungarian Ch(Hungarian language).
GM Berkes gains the bishop pair and an extra P and converts with no problems.
Berkes,F (2688) – Svetushkin,D (2588)
Nimzo-Indian 4.e3 0–0 5.Bd3 c5 6.Nf3 b6 7.0–0 Bb7 8.Na4 [E47]
14th Euro Indiv 2013 Legnica POL (8.26), 13.05.2013
White has a clear extra pawn and the bishop pair. What do you recommend for white?
A bit of background on the tournament.
GM Grachev used the Cambridge Springs Defence to defeat GM Ruck with active piece play in rd2 of the EICC. Ruck tried tried the critical 7.cd line but black equalized easily.
Ruck,R (2570) – Grachev,B (2687)
Cambridge Springs Defence 7.cd Nxd5[D52]
14th Euro Indiv 2013 Legnica POL (2.14), 06.05.2013
Black’s queenside majority is set to advance. What do you recommend for black?