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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Geneva Open 2013 Rd1-Oussedik E(CAN)

Oussedik scored a strong 4.5/9 but was overshadowed by IM Hambleton who finished in clear third with 6.5/9.

The feature game is Oussedik's Rd1 upset win over IM Gerber.

Oussedik's Results by Round

177IMGerber Richard2416SUI5s 1
2811IMVuilleumier Alexandre2321SUI5.5w 0
31317FMColmenares Aurelio2214SUI4.5s 0
41840Vernet Solene1760SUI3w 1
51213Prunescu Claudiu2263ROU5s ½
61321Gurtner Daniel2131SUI3.5w 1
799Midoux Sebastien2329FRA5.5s 0
81224FMWeeramantry Sunil2111SRI4w ½
91319WIMHeinatz Gundula2197SUI4.5s ½

More About Geneva
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Gerber,R (2416) - Oussedik,E (2058)
French Advance 5.Nf3 Nh6 6.Bd3 cxd4 7.cxd4 [C02]
Geneva Open A 2013 Geneva SUI (1.7), 24.06.2013

Position 1
White played to attack the kingside with the 14.Rh3 followed by Rg3 idea but was met with the strong line clearing pawn sacrifice 14...f4! Black then took over with long-term compensation based on light square play on the queenside.

Black to Play


Position 2
Black dominates the position. What do you recommend for black now?

Black to Play


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