My win against IM Tibor Károlyi

My win against IM Tibor Károlyi

CM GaborHorvath
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Aug 19, 2019

In this post I would like to show you an old game of mine, which I played  in 2013 in Dublin in the Irish National Club Championship. I was playing for Galway, and my opponent was another Hungarian, IM Tibor Károlyi, who happened to ...

Principles explained #2 - Why do we castle?

Principles explained #2 - Why do we castle?

CM GaborHorvath
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Aug 14, 2019

There are a lot of chess principles we hear all the time, but don’t necessarily understand, or never really investigate. The purpose of these posts is to take a closer look of those principles, and examine the logic behind them.  One ...

Game analysis #8 - Losing the unlosable

Game analysis #8 - Losing the unlosable

CM GaborHorvath
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Aug 6, 2019

This is a game from Giasira, who posts his games regularly under the topic "Road to 1600 Rapid, trying to improve after every game". His last game was a loss, and must have been a painful one, as he had such an overwhelming advantage at one poin...

My first online student's progress

My first online student's progress

CM GaborHorvath
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Jun 28, 2019

I just checked recently the old tournament games of my very first online student, and wanted to share some of them with you.  My student is a ten years old little girl from England. I started to give her face to face lessons two years ag...

A miniature in the Morra gambit

A miniature in the Morra gambit

CM GaborHorvath
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Jun 6, 2019

In this post I would like share with you a nice attacking game which I played recently in the Morra gambit. Although the Morra is not my main weapon against the Sicilian, I teach it to my young students, so I have to play it from time to time...

Game analysis #7 - Losing a playable endgame

Game analysis #7 - Losing a playable endgame

CM GaborHorvath
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May 7, 2019

Freehealthcare published this game on the forums, asking why he lost the endgame, as it did not look so bad. Well, the main reason was apparently a misplaced rook on b2 that got into trouble.  We all have heard that we should develop our...

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