Category Archives: Neckar Open 2013
Banusz,T (2599) – Goebel,C (2236)
Catalan Open 8.a4[E05]
17th Neckar Open Deizisau GER (2.10), 29.03.2013
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.
Black’s kingside is looking a bit loose. What do you suggest for white?
GM Rapport used forceful piece play on the black side of a Caro-Kann to overcome resistance.
More on Rapport
From the Tournament
Here is the feature game.
Forcen Esteban,D (2469) – Rapport,R (2646)
Caro-Kann Advance 4.Nc3 Qb6 5.Nf3 [B12]
17th Neckar Open Deizisau GER (4.3), 30.03.2013
Black is up a pawn and is committed to a kingside attack but now Qg3 is under attack.What do you recommend for black?
Black to Play
GM Rapport won the 17th Neckar Open on tiebreaks. Here is a nice win from round 3 in a Nge2 Nimzo-indian where Rapport had great coordination with the NN pair working with the queen.