London Chess Grand Prix R5: Find Win Dominguez Missed Vs Nakamura

The London Chess Grand Prix goes into its first rest day after five rounds. Boris Gelfand is in the lead. (Tournament report on Chess Blog.) All games were drawn in the fifth round. However, Leinier Dominguez missed a win against US Chess Champion Hikaru Nakamura. Black has just played 68. …Rb8. Can you find the winning continuation for White?


Check the game below with Chess King. The winning continuation is with a sac Bxg6 as shown in the Houdini analysis. Did you spot it?




Dominguez Perez Leinier – Nakamura Hikaru

Result: 1/2-1/2
Site: FIDE Grand Prix
Date: 2012.09.25

[…] 1.e4 e5 2.¤f3 ¤c6 3.¥b5 ¤ge7 4.¤c3 d6 5.d4 a6 6.¥c4 b5 7.¥e2 exd4 8.¤d5 ¤e5 9.£xd4 c5 10.£d1 ¤xd5 11.£xd5 ¥e6 12.£d1 ¥e7 13.O-O O-O 14.c3 £b6 15.¤g5 ¥c8 16.£c2 ¥b7 17.¦d1 ¦ad8 18.¤f3 ¤g6 19.a4 ¥c6 20.axb5 axb5 21.¥e3 ¦fe8 22.¤d2 ¥f8 23.c4 b4 24.¥f1 ¥e7 25.f3 ¤f8 26.¤b3 ¤e6 27.¤c1 ¥f6 28.¤e2 ¥e5 29.£d2 ¦a8 30.g3 ¥a4 31.¦dc1 g6 32.¥g2 ¥g7 33.¥h3 £c7 34.¦ab1 ¥b3 35.¥f1 £e7 36.¤f4 ¤d4 37.¢g2 £f6 38.¥e2 ¥a2 39.¤d5 £d8 40.¥xd4 ¥xd4 41.¦a1 b3 42.¦e1 £a5 43.¦ad1 ¥g7 44.£xa5 ¦xa5 45.¦d2 ¦a7 46.¥d3 f5 47.¦de2 fxe4 48.¥xe4 ¢f8 49.h4 ¥d4 50.g4 ¢g7 51.g5 ¦f7 52.¢g3 ¦ff8 53.¢g4 ¦e5 54.¦h1 h6 55.¦he1 ¦fe8 56.¤c7 ¦f8 57.¤d5 ¦f7 58.¦d2 ¦e8 59.¦ee2 ¦ef8 60.f4 ¦h8 61.¢g3 ¦a7 62.¢g2 ¦e8 63.¥d3 ¦xe2+ 64.¦xe2 hxg5 65.hxg5 ¢f7 66.¢f3 ¥g7 67.¢g4 ¦b7 68.¦h2 ¦b8 69.¦e2

(69.¥xg6+ ¢xg6 70.f5+ ¢f7 71.g6+ ¢f8 72.f6 ¥xf6 73.¤xf6 ¥b1 74.¢g5 ¥xg6 75.¦h8+ ¢f7 76.¦xb8 ¥d3 77.¤e8 ¢e6 78.¤xd6 ¥f1 79.¤b7 ¥xc4 80.¤xc5+ ¢d6 81.¤xb3 ¢c7 82.¦b4 ¥d5 83.¤c5 ¢c6 84.¤d3 ¥f7 85.¦h4 ¥e6 86.¦h6 (0:01:28) 68…Rb8)

69…¦b7 70.¦h2 ¦b8 71.¤f6 ¦h8 72.¦xh8 ¥xh8 73.f5 gxf5+ 74.¢xf5 ¥g7 75.¥e4 ¥h8 76.¥d5+ ¢e7 77.¥e4 ¢f7 78.¢f4 ¥xf6 79.gxf6 ¢xf6 80.¥d3 ¢e6 81.¢e4 d5+ 82.cxd5+ ¢d6 83.¥c4 ¥b1+ 84.¢e3 ¥c2 85.¢d2 ¥e4 86.¥xb3 ¥xd5 87.¥xd5 ¢xd5 88.¢c3 c4 89.b3 cxb3 90.¢xb3

A draw indeed! 😉

2 Responses to “London Chess Grand Prix R5: Find Win Dominguez Missed Vs Nakamura”

  • kunjan says:

    i did spot it honestly!!itz tough to spot for an amateur but shld hv been spotted by a super GM….for perez it mst hv been a mishap!he mst hv ssen it in da analysis nd banging his head against the wall!

  • alexis cochran, nz says:

    was it time trouble i think it’s way too easy for a super gm to have not spot it tad unlucky for him really

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