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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Arco Open(ITA) Horvath,C(2526) 6.5/9

GM Burkmakin was clear first with 7.5/9 while GM Horvath,C(2526) scored 6.5/9.

'In the valley in front the Lake Garda on the Dolomite Riviera, wich had always been the goal of the Hapsburg Aristocracy, lies the paceful town of Arco, at 91 m. above sea level wich offers a different and enjoyable sojourn. Situated in the restful green of its many olive and lovely palm trees together with its mild mediterranean climate and large decorative gardens it conveys the assurance, of healthful and refreshing vacation. The town also boasts an artistic Casino of the 19th Century equipped for congresses, concerts, chess, and other manifestations and meetings. It also offers tennis camps, swimming pools, and other sport equippment. These together with many other local attractions complete the typical Arco background.'-Arco

Standing at round 9
Pos Pts ID NAME                       Rtg     PRtg Fed
1 7.5 1 GM Burmakin Vladimir   2579   2550 RUS
2 7.0 4 GM Naumkin Igor          2480   2497 RUS
3 7.0 5 GM Drasko Milan           2471   2456 MNE
4 7.0 3 GM Kveinys Aloyzas      2526   2462 LTU
5 6.5 2 GM Horvath Csaba        2526   2465 HUN
6 6.5 6 IM BRUNO Fabio         2416   2421 MC
7 6.5 8 FM Schnitzspan Lothar   2325   2348 GER
8 6.5 9 FM Burnier David           2313   2288 SUI
9 6.5 10 IM VEZZOSI Paolo     2308   2262 PR
10 6.5 16 M ALBANO Marco   2226   2265 SP
11 6.5 11 FM Arvola Benjamin   2296   2283 NOR
12 6.5 13 IM Medancic Rikard   2234   2217 CRO

Here is a nice game from Round 6

Horvath,Cs(2526) - Arvola,B (2296) [E71]
34th Arco Open Arco ITA (6), 18.10.2012[Yip]
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.h3 0–0 6.Bg5 c5 7.d5 Qa5
An out of fashion line.[Yip] [7...b5 Gives a pawn in Benko gambit style.[Yip] 8.cxb5 a6 9.a4 Qa5 10.Bd2 Qb4 11.Bd3 Nfd7 12.Nf3 c4 13.Bc2 Qxb2 14.Rb1 Qa3 15.Ne2 Nc5 16.0–0 c3 17.Be3 axb5 18.axb5 f5 19.exf5 Bxf5 20.Nfd4 Nbd7 21.Nc6 Bxc2 22.Qxc2 Qa2 23.Rbc1 Qxc2 24.Rxc2 Kf7 25.Nxc3 Ra3 26.Ne2 Rfa8 27.Rb1 Ra1 28.Rcc1 Nb6 29.Nf4 Rxb1 30.Rxb1 Bh6 31.g3 Bxf4 32.gxf4 Ra3 33.Rc1 Ncd7 34.Nd8+ Ke8 35.Ne6 Nxd5 36.Bd4 Ra8 37.b6 Rb8 38.b7 N5b6 39.Rc7 h6 40.Kh2 Nd5 41.Rc8+ Kf7 42.Nd8+ 1–0 Kozul,Z (2602)-Pancevski,F (2470)/Plovdiv BUL 2012/The Week in Chess 908; 7...e6 Attacks the center to take the game into Benoni territory.[Yip] 8.Nf3 exd5 9.cxd5 Re8 10.Bd3 c4 11.Bc2 b5 12.a3 Na6 13.0–0 Nc5 14.Re1 a6 15.Qd2 Qc7 16.e5 dxe5 17.d6 Qb6 18.Bxf6 Bxf6 19.Nd5 Qxd6 20.Nxf6+ Qxf6 21.Qd5 Nb7 22.Nxe5 Rb8 23.Qc6 Qxc6 24.Nxc6 Rxe1+ 25.Rxe1 Ra8 26.Be4 Kf8 27.Nd8 Rb8 28.Nc6 Ra8 29.Nd8 Rb8 30.Nc6 ½–½ Poluljahov,A (2505)-Pridorozhni,A (2524)/Sochi RUS 2012/The Week in Chess 910]

The bishop is regrouped to neutralize the queen.[Yip]

[8...e6 9.Bd3 exd5 10.exd5 Nbd7 11.f4 Nh5 12.Nge2 Qd8 13.0–0 f5 14.Qc2 Re8 15.Rae1 Nf8 16.Kh2 a6 17.g3 Bd7 18.a4 Qc7 19.b3 Re7 20.Ng1 Rae8 21.Rxe7 Rxe7 22.Nf3 Nf6 23.Qb1 a5 24.Re1 Qd8 25.Rxe7 Qxe7 26.Nd1 b6 27.Nf2 Qe8 28.Kg2 Bc8 29.Qe1 Qxe1 30.Bxe1 Kf7 31.Bc2 Ke7 32.Bd2 Bd7 33.Nh4 Kf7 34.Kf3 Ng8 35.Nd1 Ne7 36.Nc3 Bf6 37.Ng2 Bd4 38.Nb5 Bxb5 39.axb5 Nd7 40.g4 h6 41.Be1 Kg7 42.Ke2 Bf6 43.Bg3 h5 44.Kf3 hxg4+ 45.hxg4 Bd4 46.Be1 Bf6 47.Kg3 Kf7 48.Kh3 Kg7 49.Nh4 Bxh4 50.Kxh4 Nf6 51.Bc3 Kf7 52.gxf5 gxf5 53.Kg5 Nh7+ 54.Kh6 Nf6 55.Bb2 Ne4 56.Bxe4 fxe4 57.Kg5 e3 58.Bc3 e2 59.Be1 Kg7 60.f5 Kf7 61.Kf4 Kg7 62.Ke4 Kf7 63.Bc3 Kf8 64.f6 Ng8 65.Kf3 Nxf6 66.Kxe2 Ke7 67.Kf3 Ne8 68.Kf4 Kd7 69.Kf5 Nc7 70.Ke4 Na8 71.Kd3 Nc7 72.Kc2 Na8 73.Kb2 Nc7 74.Ka3 Na8 75.Ka4 Kc7 76.Be1 Kb7 77.Bh4 Kc7 78.Bg5 Kc8 79.Be7 Kd7 80.Bf8 Kc7 81.Bh6 Kd7 82.Bf4 Kc7 83.Ka3 Kd7 84.Kb2 Kc7 85.Kc2 Kd7 86.Kd3 Nc7 87.Ke4 Na8 88.Kf5 Nc7 89.Bd2 Na8 90.Kf6 Nc7 91.Kf7 Na8 92.Bc3 Nc7 93.Bd2 Na8 ½–½ Damljanovic,B (2587)-Guseinov,G (2505)/Istanbul 2003/CBM 096]

9.Nf3 b5
Trying violently to establish queenside counterplay.[Yip]

10.Nxb5 Qb6 11.Nc3 Qxb2 12.Rb1 Qa3 13.Rb3 Qa5 14.Bd3 e5 15.0–0 Nh5 16.Re1 Qd8 17.Bf1 Nf4 18.Kh2 g5?±
The start of a faulty concept from which black never recovers.[Yip] [18...Nd7² [Yip]]

19.g3 Nxh3 20.Bxh3 g4
Black must make further concessions to regain the piece but the kingside is now destroyed.[Yip]

21.Nh4 gxh3 22.Nf5 Diagram


22...Qf6 23.Qh5
The decisive attack starts.[Yip]

23...Kh8 24.Qxh3 Nd7 25.Kg2 Rd8 26.Qh5 Rf8 27.Rh1
There is no way to oppose the threats on the h-file.[Yip]

27...Qg6 28.Qxg6 fxg6 29.Nxg7 Kxg7 30.Bh6+
Wins the exchange to start with.[Yip]

30...Kf6 31.Bxf8 Nxf8 32.Na4 h5 33.Rhb1 Bg4 34.Rb8 Rxb8 35.Rxb8 Ke7 36.f3 Bd7 37.Nb6 1–0

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