This could have been a position from the Miton – Hernandez game in the SPICE Cup tournament. Miton was pushing hard to win as White to tie for first. It is Black to move. Is it possible for Black to win this position? Human brains and computers welcome.

This is the full game:

GM Miton (2628) – GM Hernandez (2536) [A41]

1.d4 d6 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.c4 g6 4.g3 Bg7 5.Bg2 0–0 6.0–0 c6 7.Nc3 Qa5 8.Qd2 Re8 9.b3 Qh5 10.Qg5 Qxg5 11.Bxg5 h6 12.Bd2 Na6 13.e4 e5 14.d5 Nc5 15.Ne1 cxd5 16.cxd5 Bd7 17.Nc2 Rec8 18.Ne3 Rc7 19.Rfb1 Rac8 20.a4 a5 21.f3 h5 22.Bf1 Bh6 23.Kf2 h4 24.Ra2 hxg3+ 25.hxg3 Bxe3+ 26.Kxe3 Nh5 27.Ne2 Ra8 28.g4 Ng7 29.Nc3 f5 30.Bc4 fxg4 31.fxg4 Bxg4 32.Rg1 Bh5 33.Rf1 Rf8 34.Rxf8+ Kxf8 35.Be1 Rf7 36.Rf2 Ne8 37.Rxf7+ Kxf7 38.Nb5 Bd1 39.Bxa5 Nxb3 40.Bb4 Ke7 41.Nc3 Bc2 42.Bxb3 Bxb3 43.Kf3 Bc2 44.Ke3 Nf6 45.Nb5 Ne8 46.a5 g5 47.Na3 Bb3 48.Nb1 Nf6 49.Nc3 Bc4 50.Ba3 g4 51.Na4 g3 52.Nb6 Nxe4 53.Kxe4 g2 54.Nxc4 g1Q 55.Bxd6+ Kd7 56.Bxe5 Qc5 57.Nb6+ Ke7 58.Bf6+ Kf7 59.Bd4 Qe7+ 60.Kd3 Qa3+ 61.Ke4 Qb4 62.Nd7 Qxa5 63.Ne5+ Ke7 64.d6+ Ke6 65.d7 Qd5+ 66.Ke3 b5 67.Bb2 b4 68.Bd4 Qb3+ 69.Ke4 Qd5+ 70.Ke3 b3 71.Bb2 Ke7 72.Bc3 Kd8 73.Kf4 Qc5 74.Be1 Qc1+ Black wins 0–1

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