Category Archives: Pan-Am Intercollegiate 2013

Nimzo-Indian4.Qc2 c5 5.dxc5 Bxc5 Trends 2013

From TWIC 952
Black’s hedgehog style waiting game quickly induced white to weaken the kingside after which a kingside attack decided the game.

Roselli Mailhe,B (2449) – Bruzon Batista,L (2701)
4.Qc2 c5 5.dxc5 Bxc5 6.Nf3 Qb6 7.e3 Be7 [E38]
9th Panamerican Team Campinas BRA (5.2), 28.01.2013

Position 1
Black has the kingside under siege but white seems to be holding on for now. How should black continue?

Black to Play

35.Qg3

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French Winawer 6…b6 Trends(TWIC 952)

Here is a recent attacking effort from the Pan-Ams in Brazil played in January 2013.

Dominguez Perez,L (2723) – Rodriguez Vila,A (2508)
French Winawer 6…b6 7.Qg4[C16]
9th Panamerican Team Campinas BRA (5.1), 28.01.2013

Position 1
White is up a clear pawn and is pressing on both wings. What do you recommend for white now?

White to Play

48…Qh7