Category Archives: Medvegy Z

Bundesliga 2012–13 Rd12-GM Medvegy(HUN)

TWIC 958
GM Medvegy,Z won this game by not attempting to do much except for creating a solid but unbalanced position. White began a bit passively on the queenside and then turned to outright aggression on the kingside.

GM Medvegy,Zoltan
Photo chessbase


This game illustrates the following middlegame themes

  • defense against aggressive line opening play
  • consolidation of P+
  • exploiting weak pawns
  • endgame transition for defense and consolidation
Here is the feature game.

Polischuk,V (2312) – Medvegy,Z (2561)
Caro-Kann 4…Bf5 11.Bd2 [B19]

Bundesliga 2012–13 Hamburg GER (12), 17.03.2013

Position 1
White has sacrificed a kingside pawn for the attack and has begun to push on the g-file. What do you recommend for black?

Black to Play

22.g5

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Bundesliga 2012–13 Rd9-GM Medvegy Z(HUN)

TWIC 955
Medvegy fought back from a poor position but ultimately lost a tough endgame battle with many interesting points.

Medvegy,Z (2561) – Bulski,K (2547)
English Anti-Grunfeld[A16]
Bundesliga 2012–13 Eppingen GER (9), 23.02.2013

Position 1
Black is a pawn up and has just advanced on the kingside with 34…g5. What do you recommend for white?

White to Play

34..g5