Accepting new students again

Accepting new students again

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Mar 6, 2018

Dear Friends, After a long break, I decided to accept new students again. I would like to coach dedicated students who can study with me weekly and have other at least 3-4 hours to study at his/her own and has a deep love about chess. If you...

The Pirc against the London system

The Pirc against the London system

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Oct 20, 2017

In this game my opponent was the hungarian international master Emil Szalanczy. He is famous about his attacking style, played a lot of nice dragon games.   I played the London sytem with Nc3 and he continued to...

Breaking the pawn structure

Breaking the pawn structure

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Oct 19, 2017

In the last game of the tournament I played with hungarian international master Zoltan Nemeth, who is the publisher of the hungarian chess magazine Sakkvilag.   He played the Be3 line of the closed sicilian. I missed the move order and played ...

Active queen against rook, bishop and knight

Active queen against rook, bishop and knight

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Oct 18, 2017

I played the next game against the hungarian international master Sandor Farago               I played the London system and he played c5 and early b5 pawn sacrifice. He could win it back with a close to equal position, but decided to no...

The Maroczy reloaded

The Maroczy reloaded

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Oct 17, 2017

My 14 year old hungarian opponent Tamas Ongut decided to play the Maroczy Bind against me. I suspected his preparation and played a different move, than in the game before to prevent his possible exchanges.  He sacrificed a pawn for some attack...

Pressure in the Maroczy Bind

Pressure in the Maroczy Bind

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Oct 16, 2017

Against the tournament leader, national master Gabriel Bick I played the hyper accelerated dragon and he decided to build up the Maroczy Bind.                              I had a hard time under the pressure and in a given moment I...

Victory against american supertalent Nikhil Kumar

Victory against american supertalent Nikhil Kumar

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Oct 14, 2017

Yesterday I played a supertalent from the USA, FIDE master Nikhil Kumar. He is only 13 years old and his top FIDE rating was 2479. He won the under 12 world championship in 2016.                         He played d5, c5 with Bg4 aga...

Underminig the center in the London system

Underminig the center in the London system

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Oct 12, 2017

Yesterday I played against a talented 16 years old german player Theo Gungl     He played the agressive Qb6 and then c5-c4 against the London system. I think the best way to go for an advantage is an early b2-b3 and exchange the c4 pawn for ...

Struggle in the Catalan-Bogo

Struggle in the Catalan-Bogo

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Oct 11, 2017

Yesterday I play a young indian talent Nadar Anand He started with the Catalan and I play Bb4 check to transpose to the Bogo-indian, but later He developed his g1 knight by e2-e3, Nge2 to keep his bishop's diagonal open. I played the usual d6-...

The London endgame

The London endgame

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Oct 10, 2017

Yesterday I started to play in an International Master tournament in Budapest, Hotel Berlin. My first opponent was a young indian player rated 2281. After my last tournament which was the worst of my life I can remember. I hope to do much better t...

Aranytiz round 7 - Winning in the exchange slav

Aranytiz round 7 - Winning in the exchange slav

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Aug 26, 2017

In the exchange slav I always had a great result. White players tend to play for a draw by exchanges, but in the long run they make mistakes and I won many games in the endgame. This happened again in round 7 against Bianka Havanecz a woman inter...

Aranytiz round 6 - Draw against a Grandmaster

Aranytiz round 6 - Draw against a Grandmaster

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Aug 26, 2017

In round 6 I played with white against International Grandmaster Boris Kantsler from Israel. I got a small edge in the opening against the Philidor defense. Then I made a natural looking move, I moved out from a pin, but my other piece became pi...

Aranytiz round 5 - Trapped in the opening

Aranytiz round 5 - Trapped in the opening

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Aug 25, 2017

In round 5 my oppoennt played an unusual line in against the sicilian defense, which I dealt with in some blitz games with bad result. I studies some games about the line before our match, but I allowed a nice piece sacrifice and continued to pla...

Aranytiz round 3 - Checkmated

Aranytiz round 3 - Checkmated

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Aug 22, 2017

In round 3, I played the scotch which I studied 20 years ago and used to become an international master, but did not like it. After his 5..Nf6, I got a new idea of Qe2 to prevent black's usual development.  I missed his Ba6 idea to prevent my sho...

Aranytiz round 2 - Piece sacrifice

Aranytiz round 2 - Piece sacrifice

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Aug 21, 2017

In round 2 I was able to sacrifice a bishop to open the position of my opponent, but I played too slow and he was able to give back the bishop and exchange queens to save the game. I tried other 20 moves, but it was a draw: In round 3 I will pl...

Aranytiz round 1- Positional pawn sacrifice

Aranytiz round 1- Positional pawn sacrifice

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Aug 19, 2017

In the tournament there is an international grandmaster from Israel, two international masters from Hungary, a FIDE-master from England, a FIDE-master from Hungary, a woman international master from Hungary and a candidate-master from Vietnam. Yo...

Aranytiz tournament starts today

Aranytiz tournament starts today

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Aug 18, 2017

Today I start to play in a tournament. It will be a round robin tourney with 10 players and 9 rounds. I solved a lot of tactical exercises to improve my calculation. I wish I can use it and win nice games in the tourney!

Simul game on Sunday at 9:00 am New York time

Simul game on Sunday at 9:00 am New York time

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Jul 23, 2017

Would you like to play against an International Master? I am Attila Turzo, an International Master and Chess Coach and I would like to invite you to play with me in a simul on the LIVE chess.com server with 30 minuter per player plus 30 seconds i...

Girl Power

Girl Power

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Jul 4, 2017

 First Saturday 2017 July International Master tournament started on Saturday. In the first round I had a free day. I asked the organizer to make Saturday free for me instead of the official free day on Thursday. He accepted my request to help me ...

Simul game on Saturday at 8:00 am New York time

Simul game on Saturday at 8:00 am New York time

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Jun 30, 2017

Would you like to play against an International Master? I am Attila Turzo, an International Master and Chess Coach and I would like to invite you to play with me in a simuls on the LIVE chess.com server with 30 minuter per player plus 30 seconds ...

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