Category Archives: French Top 12 2013

French Top 12 2013 Rd5-GM Rapport(HUN)

More on Haguenau,France-The French Skateboarding Ch 2012
Etape du championnat de France de skateboard en Alsace, avec Adrien Bulard, Alex Mizurov (oui !!!) et pleins d’autres.

TWIC 969
GM Rapport optimistic and aggressive attacking chess to earn the victory against the solid Nimzo-Indian.


Rapport,R (2674) – David,Alb (2584)

NI 4.Nf3 b6 5.Qb3 c5 6.Bg5 Bb7 [E21]
French Top 12 2013 Haguenau FRA (5.1), 03.06.2013

Position 1

White is on the attack. What do you suggest for white now?

White to Play

26…Ng8
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French Top 12 2013 Rd2-GM Rapport(HUN)

More About Naiditsch
(German language)
Am 03.03.2013 spielte Deutschland Nummer Eins, Großmeister Arkadij Naiditsch, ein Benefiz Simultan Turnier gegen 30 Schachspieler aus dem Ruhrgebiet. Die Veranstaltung diente einem guten Zweck, denn so ging der komplette Erlös an das Evangelische Kinderheim in Herne.
Schirmherrin des Turniers war die Politikerin Michelle Müntefering, Frau des ehemaligen Vizekanzlers Franz Müntefering.




TWIC 969
GM Rapport played an energetic queenless game against GM Naiditsch to earn the victory.

Rapport,R (2674) – Naiditsch,A (2710)
Semi-Tarrach 11.Rd1[D41]
French Top 12 2013 Haguenau FRA (2.2), 31.05.2013
Position 1
White has grabbed serious space on the kingside. What do  you suggest now?
White to Play
22…Ba4

French Top 12 2013 Rd4-GM Rapport(HUN)

More About Haguenau, France(French language)
Haguenau was the French gymnastics champion in 2011.


TWIC 969

GM Rapport lit the board up with some fiery aggressive play.

Taddei,B (2374) – Rapport,R (2674)
French Winawer 6…Qa5 7.Bd2 Qa4 8.Qb1 c4 [C18]
French Top 12 2013 Haguenau FRA (4.5), 02.06.2013

Position 1
The position is closed but black wants to start some action. What do you recommend for black?

Black to Play


24.Ng2

Position 2
Black has played aggressively but now what? Make a suggestion for black.

Black to Play

30.Rg3

Position 3

The attack continues. What do you recommend for black?

Black to Play


36…c3

French Top 12 2013 Rd1-GM Rapport(HUN)

More on Haguenau, France
Haguenau has a notable army base. Here is a bit more(French language).

‘Rencontre avec les hommes du plus grand centre de renseignement militaire français et présentation de leur activité avec le Lieutenant Colonel André et le Sergent Richer.’ 



TWIC-969
GM Rapport played a fabulous ending giving an exchange for the bishop pair and a pawn.

Rapport,R (2674) – Apicella,M (2532)
FR Advance 5.Nf3 Qb6 6.a3 c4 7.Nbd2 [C02]
French Top 12 2013 Haguenau FRA (1.1), 30.05.2013

Position 1
The passed pawn is the key. What do you recommend for white?

White to play

26…Nc6