Category Archives: TCh-FRA w TOP 12 2013

TCh-FRA w TOP 12 2013 Rd3-Gara,A(HUN)

Gara plays for a quick kingside assault with a fast g4 and grabs a ton of kingside space for a squeeze. Eventually white infiltrates on the h-file and decides with the kingside passed pawns.

Gara,A (2302) – Genova,Ly (2276) 
Sicilian Scheveningen[B84]
TCh-FRA w TOP 12 2013 Archamps FRA (3.2), 16.02.2013


Position 1
White is making progress on both wings. What do you suggest for white now?

White to Play

28…Nc5

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TCh-FRA w TOP 12 2013 Rd5-Rudolf A(HUN)

Rudolf gets ready for a kingside attack and then unleashes a surprise to decide the game in convincing fashion.

Rudolf,An (2312) – Genova,Ly (2276) 
Sicilian Taimanov 8..Bb4[B47]
TCh-FRA w TOP 12 2013 Archamps FRA (5.3), 17.02.2013

Key Position 1

Black has reinforced the kingside with 23..g6 and it is hard to see how white will continue with a direct attack. What do you recommend for white now?

White to Play

 

23…g6