Category Archives: Farago I

12th Bergamo Open 2013 Rd4-GM Farago I(HUN)

TWIC 976
12th Bergamo Open  2013(ITA)
Georgiev,Ki and Brunello,S won with 5.6. GMs Hera(HUN) and Farago,I(HUN) scored 4.5/6

Rank Player FIDE Total
1 Georgiev,Ki 2636 5.0/6
2 Brunello,S 2593 5.0/6
3 Ivanisevic,I 2649 4.5/6
4 Solodovnichenko,Y 2555 4.5/6
5 Hera,I 2558 4.5/6
6 Farago,I 2447 4.5/6


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Here is the feature game of veteran GM Farago.

Farago,I (2447) – Zimina,O (2330)
Semi-Slav Anti-Meran 6.Qc2 Bd6 7.Bd3[D45]
12th BergamoOpen 2013
BergamoITA (4.4), 20.07.2013

Position 1
White is ahead an extra doubled pawn but the opposite color bishops give black an illusion of hope. The real problem for black is the weak d-pawn. What do you recommend for white now?

White to Play

31…Rd4
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Liechtenstein Open 2013 Rd2-Muller Markus(GER); GM Farago,I(HUN)

Reader’s Submisssion
GM Farago conceded a draw in rd2 to Muller, Markus. Here is the game from Muller’s point of view.

Muller, Markus
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Analysis by Muller,M-Thank you!

Liechtenstein Open 2013 Rd7-GM Farago(HUN)

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TWIC 967
Veteran GM Farago ground out a tough victory in rd5. Farago went with the popular 6.Qc2 Anti-Meran but achieved nothing special from the opening.

Farago,I (2445) – Bezler,R (2206)
Semi-Slav 6.Qc2 Bd6 7.Bd3[D45]
31st Liechtenstein Open 2013 Triesen LIE (5.5), 07.05.2013

Position 1
White came back from a bad position and is now up a clear P. What do you recommend for white now?

White to Play

41..Qd6

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

23.Ne3