International Master and Chess Coach Attila Turzo

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How to win against Hikaru Nakamura?

How to win against Hikaru Nakamura?

IM AttilaTurzo
| 7 days ago

Winning against Hikaru Nakamura, or any other top-level chess player, is a difficult task that requires a high level of skill and preparation. Here are a few general tips that may help you to improve your chances: Study his games: Analyze Hik...

How to study chess?

How to study chess?

IM AttilaTurzo
| 9 days ago

I think the most important is to have a balance of studying new things and playing games to try out the new ideas. I suggest you use at least 50 % of your time to study new things and the rest of the time to play games and analyze your games to ...

How to improve your chess skills?

How to improve your chess skills?

IM AttilaTurzo
| 12 days ago

If you want to improve your chess skills you need to do 3 things: 1. First you need to study something new 2. Then you need to play games to try our your new knowledge 3. After the games you need to analyze how you used your new knowledge an...

Checkmates and Tactics in the Simul Games

Checkmates and Tactics in the Simul Games

IM AttilaTurzo
| Aug 22, 2022

In the last 2 weeks I played a lot of Simultaneous games when I played with several players in the same time. This way everybody has a chance to play with an international master. I collected a few simple checkmates and tactics puzzles from the ...

London with Nc3 | round 2 | Turzo-Fule

London with Nc3 | round 2 | Turzo-Fule

IM AttilaTurzo
| Jun 18, 2022

In round 2 of the Vezerkepzo international tournament I played with Simon Fule, a Hungarian FIDE-Master, a young talent. The fight was around the center. After a mistake I was able to play the e3-e4 break to get a small edge, which I was able to...

Najdorf Sicilian | round 1 | Majoros-Turzo

Najdorf Sicilian | round 1 | Majoros-Turzo

IM AttilaTurzo
| Jun 17, 2022

Yesterday started the June edition of the Vezerkepzo international tournament. I am playing in the International Master group.  In round 1 I played with a talented Hungarian girl, Rozsa Majoros. After analyzing the najdorf variation...

Attacking motive in the Queen's gambit

Attacking motive in the Queen's gambit

IM AttilaTurzo
| May 29, 2022

I played this game against a Slovakian International Master. Instead of Qa5 he moved back to e7 with the bishop in the Queen's gambit declined and allowed me to create him an isolated pawn on d5. After the development of the pieces he tried to e...

Extra passed pawn in the rook endgame

Extra passed pawn in the rook endgame

IM AttilaTurzo
| May 26, 2022

Yesterday after the finish of the Grandmaster tourney, where I lost 5 games in the time trouble I decided to follow this plan: Study tactics 2 hours a day to improve the speed and the calculation skills. Play the Titled Tuesday on Tuesday and ...

Double rook endgame against Gleb Dudin

Double rook endgame against Gleb Dudin

IM AttilaTurzo
| May 25, 2022

In the final 9th round of the Vezerkepzo 2022 May GM tourney I played with Gleb Dudin, the Winner of the tourney, a young russian talent who made half point more than the Grandmaster norm and made 1 point more then the 2nd player. He surprise...

Endgame tactics against Grandmaster Gabor Nagy

Endgame tactics against Grandmaster Gabor Nagy

IM AttilaTurzo
| May 24, 2022

In round 8 of the Vezerkepzo 2022 May GM tourney I played with Gabor Nagy a young Hungarian Grandmaster. You can check his chess.com games at https://www.chess.com/member/gabix_94  He played the queen's indian defense. I got a position...

Weak King in the Rauzer Sicilian

Weak King in the Rauzer Sicilian

IM AttilaTurzo
| May 23, 2022

In round 7 of the Vezerkepzo 2022 May GM tourney I played with Simon Füle a talented young Hungarian player. He played the Rauzer variation of the sicilian defense. After his f4-f5 move I should have played e6-e5 to keep the position clo...

The active Grunfeld Defense

The active Grunfeld Defense

IM AttilaTurzo
| May 22, 2022

In round 6 of the Vezerkepzo 2022 May GM tourney I played with Grandmaster Milan Pacher from Slovakia.   I played the Russian variation of the Grunfeld Defense, which he replied with Nc6. I forgot my line, so I decided to play slower c...

Rossolimo with Grandmaster Valeriy Aveskulov

Rossolimo with Grandmaster Valeriy Aveskulov

IM AttilaTurzo
| May 22, 2022

In round 5 of the Vezerkepzo 2022 May Grandmaster tourney I played with Grandmaster Valeriy Aveskulov from Ukraine. You can check his website at https://www.chesstao.com/  He played the b4 gambit in the Rossolimo sicilian, which I ...

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