Final position

Nakamura and Bu are tied for 1st in Gibraltar. They will play 2 rapid playoff games. Nakamura won the first one in convincing fashion. Game 2 is on live now.

GM Nakamura (2670) – GM Bu Xianghzi (2691) [D15]
Gibraltar Playoff Game 1

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 g6 5.e3 Bg7 6.Be2 0–0 7.0–0 a6 8.a4 dxc4 9.a5 Bg4 10.Ne5 Bxe2 11.Qxe2 Qc7 12.Nxc4 Nbd7 13.e4 e5 14.Be3 Rfe8 15.Rfd1 exd4 16.Bxd4 Nh5 17.Bxg7 Kxg7 18.Qc2 Re6 19.f3 Rae8 20.Ne2 Ne5 21.Ne3 Nf6 22.Qc3 Kg8 23.Ng3 Rd8 24.f4 Neg4 25.Nxg4 Nxg4 26.e5 Nh6 27.Ne4 Nf5 28.g4 Ne7 29.Ng5 Nd5 30.Qh3 h5 31.Nxe6 fxe6 32.gxh5 Nxf4 33.Qh4 Rf8 34.hxg6 Qg7 35.Qh7+ Qxh7 36.gxh7+ Kxh7 37.Rd7+ Kg6 38.Rxb7 Kf5 39.Rb6 Ke4 40.Re1+ Kf3 41.Rb3+ Kg4 42.Rf1 Ne2+ 43.Kg2 Rd8 44.Rb4+ Kg5 45.Rf2 Nc1 46.h3 Nd3 47.Rg4+ Kh5 48.Rf7 Kh6 49.Rf6+ Kh5 50.Rxe6 Rb8 51.b4 Nxb4 52.Re7 Kh6 53.Rc7 Nd5 54.Rxc6+ Kh5 55.Re4 Kg5 56.e6 Kf5 57.e7 Re8 58.Rce6 Nf4+ 59.Rxf4+ Kxe6 60.Re4+ Kd7 61.Kf3 White wins 1–0

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