Theoretically important game from US_ch
How should White capture on d4?
The second round of the US Championship in St.Louis saw an important theoretical fight between grandmasters Lenier Dominguez and Fabiano Caruana in the always fashionable Open Spanish.
What drew my attention to this game is that rarely does Caruana emerge from the opening with an inferior position. It was only a miracle (Caruana’s own word) that allowed him to escape with a draw in over 100 moves!
Today I will take a closer look at this opening…
gm Dominguez Perez,L – gm Caruana,F