Road to the Grandmaster title - April GM round 1 - Counter-attack

Road to the Grandmaster title - April GM round 1 - Counter-attack

AttilaTurzo
IM AttilaTurzo
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In the 1st round of the Grandmaster tournament I played with the 15 years old talented International Master Marcell Borhy. 

I played the Chebanenko Slav. I played too slow in the opening and he won a pawn with active play. He could win the pawn 2 different ways. He selected the worse options, which gave me good counterplay to block his extra pawn.

He tried to win too hard and I was able to attack his king and win the game:

In the morning I studied 1 hour tactics:

You can solve a few puzzles:

Pairings/Results

Round 1 on 2021/04/14 at 14:00
Bo. No. Rtg   Name Result Name   Rtg No.
1 1 2553
GM Plat Vojtech ½ - ½ IM Mishra Abhimanyu
2408 10
2 2 2406
FM Borhy Marcell 0 - 1 IM Turzo Attila
2312 9
3 3 2280
FM Gombocz Ferenc Jr. 0 - 1 Souhardo Basak
2349 8
4 4 2511
GM Nagy Gabor 1 - 0 GM Czebe Attila
2385 7
5 5 2464
IM Petenyi Tamas 1 - 0 IM Livaic Leon
2507 6

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