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The Star Early Edition - - TONIGHT -

A few years ago IM Ryan Van Rens­burg alerted me to the fol­low­ing amaz­ing game played in Viet­nam. Two very strong play­ers got em­broiled in a ra­zor-sharp po­si­tion and it con­cluded with White’s at­tack ar­riv­ing de­ci­sively be­fore Black’s. How­ever, our sil­i­con friends show an al­ter­na­tive line for Le Quang where an un­der­pro­mo­tion, fol­lowed by a queen sac­ri­fice and then a rook sac­ri­fice, would turn the game into a bril­liant win for Black… Ni Hua (2673) - Le Quang Liem (2703) [B90] Asian Con­ti­nen­tal 2012 Ho Chi Minh City VIE (8.3) 2012 Now let us rewind to the po­si­tion af­ter White’s 29th move

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