Category Archives: Queen’s Gambit Declined
The feature game was won by rising young star GM Viktor Erdos, part of a new generation of Hungarian GMs
More on Erdos
Erdos,V (2634) – Lenic,L (2617)
Queen’s Gambit Declined[D67]
45th Italian Teams 2013 Bratto ITA (7), 01.05.2013
Budapest TCh 2012-13 Rd9 Board 1
IM Halasz,Tamas won a tough RR vs Q battle as the RAC top two boards came through with key wins. Unfortunately RAC I lost the match to Spartcus II 7.5-4.5.
Metaxasz,Vaszilisz (2151) – Halasz,Tamas (2364)
BUD tch Lilienthal 12/13 (9.1), 10.03.2013
An interesting Q vs, RR battle is taking place. What do you suggest for white?
The lineup of the king and queen is a big tactical hint. What do you recommend for black?
IM Kislik,E drew a tricky ending against Huang(2478) but it’s not clear that white maximized his chances in the K+P ending.
Huang,Qian (2478) – Kislik,Erik Andrew (2359)
Reykjavik Open 2013 (5.15), 22.02.2013
Only white is playing for more than the draw after 45.Kd2. How should black defend?
Black to Play
The f3 Exchange variation is the repertoire recommendation of Schandorff in Playing 1.d4 The Queen’s Gambit(Quality Chess 2012).
Here is a game from GM Timofeev,Arty played in the Polugaevsky Memorial 2012.
As an intro here is a video on another Timofeev game.
Timofeev,Arty (2641) – Mokshanov,A (2413)
The kingside attack is well underway. White had previously sacrifice a piece for three pawns to open up the kingside. How should the attack to be continued?
White to Play