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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Tata Steel 2013 Group A

Here is Leko's win in the Spanish over Caruana. Leko has 4/8 so far.

Leko,P (2735) - Caruana,F (2781)
Spanish 6.d3[C84]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.1), 17.01.2013

Position 1
Black has just blocked the position with 40...g5 and aims to hold the kingside by constructing a dark square defensive wall.

How should white continue the attack?
  • 41.fg
  • 41.hg
  • Something else
White to Play



  1. Perhaps it would have been better to have explicitly stated that Black just played g7-g5 (thus confirming the possibility of en passant capturing) ... :)

    1. It is stated in the narrative and under the diagram but now I just added the options available so should be clearer now.