Category Archives: TCh-SVK 2012-13

TCh-SVK 2012-13 Rd11-GM Varga,Z(HUN)

TWIC 956

GM Zoltan Varga was in good form as he unleashed a pet line against the Caro-Kann. The result was an unbalanced equality and a nice massage on c5 and the dark squares.

Varga,Zo (2455) – Molnar,P SVK (2367) 
Caro-Kann Quasi-Panov 5.Qa4+[B10]
TCh-SVK Extraliga 2012–13 Slovakia SVK (11.5), 03.03.2013

Position 1
White switched from a bind to a kingside attack which induced black to lash out with 35..f5. What do you suggest for white now?

White to Play

35…f5

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TCh-SVK Extraliga 2012–13 Rd9-Varga Z(HUN)

TWIC 956
GM Varga scored 3/3 in TCh-SVK Extraliga 2012–13 play in rds 9-11. Here is one of the wins from this original player.

GM Zoltan Varga
Photo-Chessdom

Varga,Zo (2455) – Federic,J (2299) 
SI 2..e6 3.b3 d6[B40]
TCh-SVK Extraliga 2012–13 Slovakia SVK (9.5), 01.03.2013


Position 1
White has pressure over the whole board after some original play. The Na5 binds the queenside while the bishop pair menace the kingside. What do you recommend for white now?

White to Play

16…Bf6


TCh-SVK Extraliga 2012–13 GM Varga,Z(HUN)

Here is an interesting game from recent TCh-SVK action(TWIC 946)

Varga,Zo (2455) – Druska,J (2310)
Sicilian 3Bb5 g6[B31]
TCh-SVK Extraliga 2012–13 SlovakiaSVK (4.2), 25.11.2012

Position 1
The position is closed. What do you suggest for white?
13.0-0
13.0-0-0
-Something else

White to Play

12…a5

Position 2
This position is sharp. What should white do now?

White to Play

33…Rg8

TCh-SVK Extraliga 2012–13

Here is a nice positional game from TWIC 946 played by GM Zoltan Varga(HUN). Black chooses a QGA sideline and wins seemingly without much effort. Black gives the bishop pair up and then plays against the IQP.

Varga,Zo
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Straka,Joz(2348)-Varga,Zo(2455)
QGA 3..c6 4.e3 Be6[D21]
TCh-SVK Extraliga 2012–13 Slovakia SVK(3.2),24.11.2012

Position 1
White has just created a weakness with 30.b6. But what is the correct procedure to exploit this?

Black to Play

30.b6