April Issue of Budapest Chess News out!
SPRAGGETT ON CHESS
Our man in Budapest, Michael Yip, has just made available the April 2012 issue of his newsletter! You can download it now from the sidebar icon.
-1199 games, 215 annotated
-An interesting ending and a nice tactical shot from Cappelle
-Josef Varosi Open(7 rounds <2200 FIDE) Szepes, Tamas and Mezei, Csaba came in equal first scoring 6/7 with Szepes taking first on tie-breaks
-Budapest Team Championship: I lost both my games
-28th Cappelle la Grande Open 2012: Pentala Harikrishna won on tie-break ahead of Parimarjan Negi, Tornike Sanikidze, Tigran Gharamian and Martyn Kravtsiv after all scored 7/9. GM Banusz with 6.5/9. Harikrishna’s and key games the ten Hungarian players(Szabo K, Czebe etc) annotated
-Caissa GM 2012: FM Kislik(USA) based in Hungary had a great result taking clear first with 6/9.
-EU Women’s Ch 2012:GM HOANG Thanh Trang had 7/11.
-Player Profiles: Two positional players-Horvath,J and Pinter,J are examined in depth for their white repertoires.
Horvath a wide positional repertoire using 1.d4, 1.c4 and 1.Nf3 Reti. Systems with which feature g3 like the Catalan and g3 King’s Indian figure prominently.
(b)GM Pinter, J
Pinter is a fantasic 1.d4 positional player, strong in endings and attacking positions.
(a)Grunfeld TWIC 900-903:Although Miton had sucess with Russian system and quasi-Russian system lines, black is holding firm in all lines.
(b)Trends from Cappelle: Key games from all openings examined