Category Archives: TCh-GRE 2013

41st TCh-GRE 2013 Rd2-GM Rapport(HUN)

TWIC 974
GM Jakovenko does nothing special and wins with ease.

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Jakovenko,D (2713) – Rapport,R (2693)
Pirc c3 [B07]
41st TCh-GRE
Rio (Achaia) GRE (2.1), 03.07.2013

Position 1
White is ready to pounce on the c-file. What do you recommend for white?

White to Play


TCh-GRE 2013 Rd6-GM Rapport(HUN)

TWIC 974
GM Rapport played original defence with 3.Nc3 d5!? in a Pirc but soon had a bad, then lost position. However, normal chess rules do not apply to Rapport and he won the game in the ending after some hesitant play from GM Kotronias.

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The feature game was played in the TCh-GRE hosted in Achaia.

Kotronias,V (2581) – Rapport,R (2693)
Pirc 3.Nc3 d5!? [B06]
41st TCh-GRE Rio (Achaia) GRE (6.1), 06.07.2013

Position 1
Black is trying to save a bad position and has initiated tactical play with 21…Nxe5. What do you recommend for white?

White to Play