The battle of the young and the old!

GM Swapnil Dhopade

GM Swapnil Dhopade

Headcoach - Chess Pathshala

  1. August 13, 2020

The battle of the young and the old!

Nakamura Hi vs. Daniil Dubov

Hello Dear Readers,

Today we are going to see a game between Hikaru Nakamura and the young Daniil Dubov. 

Daniil played an excellent game in the beginning to successfully reach a winning position but at the very end committed a grave error that completely changed the scenario. 


Find the best move for black.


Find the best continuation.


A grave error. Can you find the winning continuation which even black missed?


Black to play. What would you do?


I hope you enjoyed the game filled with uncertainties! Daniil indeed missed chances but played an exceptional game in the beginning. Stay tuned for the next article. But before you leave here are some puzzles which you can try! 

Black to play!

Black to play and win!

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