(1) Carlsen,M (2776) - Dominguez Perez,L (2717) [A33]
XXVI SuperGM Linares ESP (2), 20.02.2009
This astonishing move was introduced into practice last year by Aronian, who surprised Leko in Morelia 2008.
Faced with a new situation in the above-mentioned game this advance took Leko 80 minutes of thought. Dominguez spent less than a minute for it. His next moves were played a tempo as well - a clear sign of good home preparation.
An important novelty! In the game Aronian-Leko, Morelia 2008 Black continued 10...Nxe5.
[Without preparation Carlsen wasn't ready to test the most principled continuation 15.e4
winning) and here White must find 18.Kd3!
favours Black) 18...Bg7
This wild position requires a careful analysis in order to tell if White can emerge out of complications with some advantage. At the first sight Black has sufficient counterplay to keep the balance. Here is a possible variation that ends up with a draw by perpetual check: 19...Bd7
(worse is 19...dxe4+
is again winning for White) 21.Bg2
and White can either repeat the moves, or try to play for more with 27.Re1.]