Len Molden - GM Hikaru Nakamura
Nakamura Simul, Richmond, B.C. Canada
May 9, 2008


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Molden, Len - Nakamura, Hikaru [E61]

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d6 3.e3 Nbd7 4.Be2 g6 5.c4 e5 6.Nc3 Bg7 7.0-0 0-0 8.b4 a5 9.b5 Re8 10.Re1 e4 11.Nd2 Nf8 12.Rb1 h5 13.Ba3 N8h7 14.Qc2 Bf5 15.Na4 h4 16.c5 d5 17.b6 c6 18.Bc1 h3 19.g3 Ng5 20.Qd1 Qd7 21.Nb3 Bg4 22.Bxg4 Nxg4 23.Nd2 Qf5 24.Rf1 Re6 25.Qe2 Rae8 26.Nc3 Bh6 27.Nd1 Rf6 28.Rb3 Qd7 29.Kh1 Rf3 30.Ra3 Re6 31.Rxa5 Ref6 32.Kg1 Ne6 33.Ra3 R6f5 34.Nxf3 Rxf3 35.Rc3 Ng5 36.a4 Rf6 37.a5 Nf3+ 38.Kh1 Ngxh2 39.a6 bxa6 40.Qxa6 Nxf1 41.Qxf1 Re6 42.Ra3 Re8 1/2-1/2 ??

Here GM Hikaru Nakamura offered Len Molden a draw which he quickly accepted, not realizing that he is going to defeat the GM in only a few moves:

Ra7, Black's Queen moves, then b7 followed by Ra8 wins on the spot.

Hikaru Nakamura simultaneous vs. Len Molden