Daily Chess Improvement: Kasparov Missed Chess Tactic!

Even though this chess position is from Chess960, it has become just a regular Bishop and Pawn Endgame

White to move!
Kasparov - Topalov
St Louis Chess 960

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Alena
Alena

1.Bh5 e5 2.Bxg6 exf4 3.Bxh7 f3 4.Bg8 f2 5.Bc4 f4 6.Kc1 Ke7 7.Kd2 Bh7 8.c3 Kd6 9.Ke2 Ke5 10.Kxf2 Ke4 11.Ke2 Ke5 12.Kf3 Be4+ 13.Kg4 f3 14.Kg3 f2 15.Kxf2 Kf4 16.Bg8 c4 17.h7 Bxh7 18.Bxh7 Kxg5 19.bxc4

umeshpn
umeshpn
  1. Bh5! wins. 1... Ke7 2. Bxg6 Kf8 3. Bxh7 followed by g5-g6-g7-g8=Q wins. If the Bishop is captured, a pawn queens. Black can play ...Bd5 and ...e5, but will lose too many pawns, and cannot stop the h-pawn.

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