Nº16 Pavel Arestov

Draw

Section A

Pavel Arestov (Russia)

wKf7,Rh1,Pe5/bKe3,Qb4

1.e6!
1.Rh3+? Kf2! 2.e6 Qf4+! 3.Ke8 Qg4(f5) 4.Rh6 Qg5(g7) -+.

1…Qf4+
1…Qb7+ 2.e7 Qxh1 3.e8Q+ =.

2.Ke8!
2.Ke7? Qg5+ 3.Kd7 Q5+ -+

2…Qa4+ 3.Kf7
3.Kf8? Qa8+ 4.Kf7 Qxh1 -+.

3…Qa2! 4.Rh6!
4.Kf6? Qf2+ -+;
4.Rh5? Kf4! 5.Kf6 Qb2+ 6.Kf7 Qb3 7.Kf6 Qc3+ 8.Kf7 Qf3! 9.Rc5 Kg4+ 10,Ke8 Qa8+!11.Kf7 Qa2! 12.Rb5 Qc4 13.Ra5 Qf4+ 14.Ke8 Qc7! -+.

4…Kd4!
4…Kf4 5.Kf6! Qb2+ 6.Kf7 Qa2 7.Kf6 positional draw; 4…Ke4 5.Kf8(Kg7) =.

5.Rh5!
5.Kf6(Kf8)? Qf2+! 6.Kg7 Qe3(Qe2) -+.

5…Ke4!
5…Qf2+ 6.Kr8(Ke7) =.

6.Rb5!
6.Kf6? Qf2+ 7.Kg6 Qf8 -+.

6…Qc4
6…Qf2+ 7.Ke8! =; 6…Kf4 7.Kf6! Qa1+ 8.Kf7 Qa2 9.Kf6 – positional draw.

7.Rh5!
7.Rg5? Kf4 -+.

7…Qb3 8.Rc5! Qa2 9.Rb5! Qc4 10.Rh5! Kf3
10…Qa2 11.Rb5 – positional draw.

11.Rh7!
11.Rh6(Rf5)? Kg4! -+.

11…Kg4! 12.Kf8!!
12.Rg7+? Kf5 -+
12.Kf6? Qf4+ -+.

12…Qf4+
12…Qxe6 13.Rg7+ Kf5 14.Rf7+ Kg6 15.Rg7+ Kh6 (15…Kf6 16.Rg6+! Kxg6 – stalemate №1) 16.Rh7+! Kxh7 – stalemate №2.

13.Kg8!
13.Kg7? Qe4 -+
13.Rf7? Qb8 -+.

13…Qc4
13…Qe5 14.e7 =.

14.Kf8!
14.Kf7? Kg5 -+.

14…Qc8+ 15.Kf7 Qc4 16.Kf8 ! – draw.