2017 Game and Position of the Year

GM Nigel Short

vs Danmaersk Mangao (unrated)

First round

Negros International Open

Bacolod City, Philippines

White to move

Bai Jinshi vs Ding Liren

Chinese League

November 4, 2017

Nimzo-Indian Defence, Three Knights

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 O-O 5. Bg5 c5 6. e3
cxd4 7. Qxd4 Nc6 8. Qd3 h6 9. Bh4 d5 10. Rd1 g5 11. Bg3 Ne4 12. Nd2 Nc5 13. Qc2
d4 14. Nf3 e5 15. Nxe5 dxc3 16. Rxd8 cxb2+ 17. Ke2 Rxd8 18. Qxb2 Na4 19. Qc2
Nc3+ 20. Kf3 Rd4

21. h3 h5 22. Bh2 g4+ 23. Kg3 Rd2 24. Qb3 Ne4+ 25. Kh4 Be7+
26. Kxh5 Kg7 27. Bf4 Bf5 28. Bh6+ Kh7 29. Qxb7 Rxf2 30. Bg5 Rh8 31. Nxf7 Bg6+
32. Kxg4 0-1

Both can be found in the best Chess magazine being published, New In Chess 2017/8, which includes annotations by the winner.