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More GM Hoang(HUN) from EICC W 2013

14th ch-EUR Ind w 2013Chess Results
Here are three games from the new European Women’s Champion GM Hoang Thanh Trang.

Board one, final round
Hoang Thanh Trang(l) vs. Viktorija Cmilyte(r)

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Game 1
The game seemed to go all black’s way after winning the a-pawn but Houdini3.0 likes white until 30.Rxa5?

Lagno,Kateryna (2542) – Hoang Thanh Trang (2467)
French Winawer 6..Qa5[C18]
Round 6.4

Game 2
Hoang kept pressing in an even ending.

Hoang Thanh Trang (2467) – Daulyte,D (2363)
Grunfeld Russian System 7…Nc6[D97]
Round 7.3

Game 3
Kosteniuk played in enterprising gambit style for the attack but later this strategy backfired.

Kosteniuk,A (2489) – Hoang Thanh Trang (2467)
French Classical Alekhine Gambit 5..g6[C13]
Round 10.1

New Champion-GM Hoang


Game 1
The game seemed to go all black’s way after winning the a-pawn but Houdini30 likes white until 30.Rxa5?

Lagno,Kateryna (2542) – Hoang Thanh Trang (2467)
French Winawer 6..Qa5[C18]
14th ch-EUR Ind w Belgrade SRB (6.4), 28.07.2013

Position 1
Black took the a-pawn and consolidated after white tried to smash down the queenside with 30.Rxa5? but failed.

White to Play

29…Qc7

Game 2
Hoang kept pressing in an even ending.

Hoang Thanh Trang (2467) – Daulyte,D (2363)
Grunfeld Russian System 7…Nc6[D97]
14th ch-EUR Ind w Belgrade SRB (7.3), 29.07.2013

Position 1
Hoang kept pressing in an even ending and eventually converted a nice R-R ending in model fashion.

White to Play

45.Ra2

Game 3
Kosteniuk played in enterprising gambit style for the attack but later this strategy backfired.

Kosteniuk,A (2489) – Hoang Thanh Trang (2467)
French Classical Alekhine Gambit 5..g6[C13]
14th ch-EUR Ind w Belgrade SRB (10.1), 02.08.2013

Position 1
Black’s kingside pawn shield looks loose. What do you recommend for black?

Black to Play

29.Qxd6
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European Women’s Champion 2013-GM Hoang(HUN)

This is the big news of the week. GM Hoang,Thanh Trang 9/11 took clear first and is the new champion.

New Champion-GM Hoang Thanh Trang(HUN) 

The final press conference.


Final Standings
Rk. Name FED FIDE Pts.
1 GM Hoang Thanh Trang HUN 2467 9
2 IM Melia Salome GEO 2428 8
3 IM Mkrtchian Lilit ARM 2454 8
4 GM Cmilyte Viktorija LTU 2497 8
5 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra RUS 2489 8
6 IM Khotenashvili Bela GEO 2512 8
7 GM Socko Monika POL 2435 8
8 WGM Kashlinskaya Alina RUS 2334 7.5
9 WGM Arabidze Meri GEO 2320 7.5
10 WGM Pogonina Natalija RUS 2478 7.5
11 WGM Kovanova Baira RUS 2371 7.5
12 GM Muzychuk Anna SLO 2594 7.5
13 WGM Girya Olga RUS 2437 7.5
14 GM Stefanova Antoaneta BUL 2497 7.5
15 WGM Ozturk Kubra TUR 2293 7.5
16 GM Cramling Pia SWE 2523 7.5
17 IM Javakhishvili Lela GEO 2465 7.5
18 IM Atalik Ekaterina TUR 2430 7.5
19 IM Milliet Sophie FRA 2396 7.5
20 GM Arakhamia-Grant Ketevan SCO 2385 7.5
GM Hoang


Performance by Round
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Rd. SNo Name RtgI FED Pts. Res.
1 98 WIM Olsarova Tereza 2203 CZE 6 w 1
2 61 WGM Arabidze Meri 2320 GEO 7.5 s ½
3 55 WGM Kochetkova Julia 2328 SVK 6.5 w 1
4 42 WGM Kovanova Baira 2371 RUS 7.5 s ½
5 44 IM Savina Anastasia 2368 RUS 6.5 w 1
6 3 GM Lagno Kateryna 2542 UKR 7 s 1
7 46 WGM Daulyte Deimante 2363 LTU 7 w 1
8 7 GM Gunina Valentina 2507 RUS 7 s 1
9 24 IM Melia Salome 2428 GEO 8 w ½
10 10 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2489 RUS 8 s 1
11 8 GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2497 LTU 8 w ½


Here is GM Hoang’s rd8 victory, featuring some subtle RB-RN endgame play.

Gunina,V (2507) – Hoang Thanh Trang (2467)
Reti-KIA[A07]
14th ch-EUR Ind w 

Belgrade SRB (8.1), 31.07.2013

Position 1
Black has an active R+B tandem. What do you recommend for black?


Black to Play



26.Nf3


Position 2
Black has a mobile kingside majority and an active rook/bishop. What do you recommend for black/

Black to Play

38.Re2

14th ch-EUR Ind w 2013-Hoang Thanh Trang(HUN)

TWIC 977

14th ch-EUR Ind w  2013Chess Results
GMs Hoang,Thanh Trang and Gunina,Valentina tied for first with 6/7. Here is one of her games featuring strong technical play in a R-R ending.

Champion
GM Hoang Thanh Trang(HUN) 


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Hoang Thanh Trang (2467) – Daulyte,D (2363)
Grunfeld Russian System 7…Nc6 [D97]
14th ch-EUR Ind w 2013
Belgrade SRB (7.3), 29.07.2013

Position 1
Black was not able to resist white’s technical play with the active rook and outside passed pawn.

Black to play

45.Ra2

6th Mayors Cup 2013 Mumbai IND-GM Hoang(HUN)

More on the Mayor’s Cup 2012 Mumbai, India

TWIC 969

GM Hoang crushed the unusual black formation with precise aggressive play.

Hoang Thanh Trang (2476) – Vinoth Kumar,M (2158)
Modern Defence 4.Be3 Nh6 [B06]
6th Mayors Cup 2013 Mumbai IND (3), 30.05.2013

Position 1
The attack is well underway. What do you recommend for white?(More than acceptable solution).

White to Play

28…Bc2

Gibraltar Tradewise 2013 Rd7-GM Hoang(HUN)

Here is Hoang’s rd7 game against Wojtaszek. 

Hoang defends with the active Leningrad Dutch but the …Rc8 idea and follow up gave white a free hand to press the position. Eventually white prevailed with a nice opposite color bishop attack.

Wojtaszek,Radoslaw (2723) – Hoang,Thanh Trang (2469)
Dutch Leningrad[A87]
Tradewise Gibratar Chess Festival 2013  (7.17), 28.01.2013

Position 1
White has a better pawn structure but how to continue is a mystery. What do you suggest for white?

White to Play


31..Kg7

Gibraltar Tradewise 2013 Rd6-GM Hoang(HUN)

Here is GM Hoang’s rd6 win.

Hoang eventually ground out the win in a RRB-RRN ending that black came close to saving.

Hoang,Thanh Trang (2469) – Palencia,Wilson (2282)
4.e3 a6[D12]
Tradewise Gibratar Chess Festival 2013  (6.32), 27.01.2013

Position 1
White wants to push the a-pawn but cannot. What do you suggest for white now?

White to Play

51…Rc7


Gibraltar Tradewise 2013 Rd5-GM Hoang(HUN)

Here is Hoang’s rd5 game against Shirov.

Shirov,Alexei (2708) – Hoang,Thanh Trang (2469)
Slav 4.e3 Bf5[D12]
Tradewise Gibratar Chess Festival 2013(5.13), 26.01.2013

Position 1
Black has just decentralized the knight with 15…Nh7. How should white react?

White to Play

15…Nh7

Gibraltar Tradewise 2013 Rd3-GM Hoang(HUN)

Here is GM Hoang’s rd3 game.

White played a tremendous attacking game using 1.Nf3 f5 2.d3!? against the Dutch. This poisonous line had already been recommended by Kindermann in his 2005 book on the Leningrad System.

Swiercz,Dariusz (2627) – Hoang,Thanh Trang (2469)
Dutch Defence[A80]
Tradewise Gibraltar Masters Gibraltar (3.12), 24.01.2013

Position 1
White has a lead in development and the natural plan is to attack. How should white proceed?

White to Play

11…gh

Gibraltar Tradewise 2013 Rd2

The London System can be tricky to face. Here is GM Hoang’s rd2 win with the London System.

GM Hoang,Thanh Trang(HUN)

Hoang,Thanh Trang (2469) – Olhovik,Andrei (2246)
London System 2.Bf4[D02]
Tradewise Gibratar Chess Festival 2013  (2.45), 23.01.2013

Position 1
Black has just played 26…Kf7 to defend the queen. How should white continue?

White to Play

26…Kf7


Gibraltar Tradewise 2013 Rd1

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Canadians at Gibratar Gibraltarchesscongress Pairings_results
3 Canadians are playing in the Masters group.

IM Piasetski


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SNo Name Rtg FED 1 Pts.
93 IM Piasetski Leon 2310 CAN 1 1
184 Fairbairn Stephen 2021 CAN 0 0
208 Agbabishvili Lali 1954 CAN 0 0

Hungary
3 Hungarians led by GM Hoang are playing.

GM Hoang Thanh Trang

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SNo Name Rtg FED 1 Pts.
52 GM Hoang Thanh Trang 2469 HUN 1 1
91 WGM Rudolf Anna 2312 HUN 1 1
213 Lochte Szilvia 1923 HUN 0 0

USA
5 Americans are playing led by the veteran GM Gata Kamsky
.

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SNo Name Rtg FED 1 Pts.
2 GM Kamsky Gata 2740 USA ½ 0.5
22 GM Ehlvest Jaan 2603 USA 1 1
46 IM Zatonskih Anna 2491 USA 1 1
188 Hutton Jack 2017 USA ½ 0.5
225 Kang Leo J 1814 USA ½ 0.5

England
A massive group of English players including Budapest resident FM Mark Lyell are playing.

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SNo Name Rtg FED 1 Pts.
3 GM Adams Michael 2725 ENG 1 1
10 GM Short Nigel D 2690 ENG 1 1
17 GM Jones Gawain C B 2632 ENG 1 1
34 GM Gordon Stephen J 2533 ENG 1 1
57 IM Zhou Yang-Fan 2439 ENG 1 1
60 IM Trent Lawrence 2429 ENG 1 1
63 IM Houska Jovanka 2416 ENG 1 1
73 IM Quillan Gary 2398 ENG 1 1
99 Chapman Terry P D 2292 ENG 1 1
113 FM Storey Charles H 2245 ENG 1 1
118 FM Lyell Mark 2235 ENG 1 1
121 Spence David J 2226 ENG ½ 0.5
135 Jaunooby Ali R 2178 ENG 0 0
139 Byron Alan M 2167 ENG 0 0
148 CM Walton Alan J 2153 ENG 0 0
149 Burrows Martin P 2153 ENG 0 0
161 Cawley Paul F 2113 ENG 0 0
164 Mckenna Jason P 2110 ENG 0 0
174 CM Reuben Stewart 2054 ENG 1 1
180 Stewart Ashley 2040 ENG 0 0
182 WFM Grigoryan Meri 2025 ENG ½ 0.5
183 Hamer Martyn 2025 ENG 0 0
190 Spanton Tim R 2017 ENG 0 0
191 Hackner Oskar A 2015 ENG 0 0
210 Tranter Stephen 1938 ENG ½ 0.5
214 Openshaw David K 1923 ENG 0 0
216 Dennis Nigel W 1904 ENG 0 0
223 Wilson Matthew R 1827 ENG 0 0
231 Whatley Stephen A J 1717 ENG 0 0
233 Ramdewar Ishan 1658 ENG 0 0
237 Collins Andrew 1638 ENG 0 0
239 Williamson Ian 1602 ENG 0 0