Category Archives: Keres Defence

Neckar Open 2013 Rd4-GM Erdos V(HUN)

TWIC 960
GM Erdos got nowhere for the early part of the game but in the late middlegame, black loosen his position to allow Erdos to swoop in for the win.

Erdos,V (2636) – Zaragatski,I (2467)
Keres Defence 2.c4 Bb4+ 3.Nd2 c5 4.a3 Bxd2+ 5.Qxd2 [A40]
17th Neckar Open Deizisau GER (4.4), 30.03.2013

Position 1
Black’s kingside is looking a bit loose. What do you suggest for white?

White to Play

Bosnjaci Open CRO 2013

18th Bosnjaci Open  2013
Delchev,A won with 6/7 and Aczel,G was =2nd in a large group with 5.5/7. Here is his tough rd7 endgame win.

Aczel,G (2448) – Cabarkapa,N (2313)

Keres Defence[A40]
18th Bosnjaci Open CRO (7.5), 07.01.2013

Position 1
The ending looks approximately equal How should white continue?

White to Play


Position 2
The rook ending is tense. How should black defend?

Black to Play