Nº 1 Luboš Kekely (Slovakia)

Win

Section B.1.

Luboš Kekely (Slovakia)

wKa2,Bc3,Re5,h7,Pe6/bKa7,Qh5,Rc7,Pc2,d7

1.Bd4+!
1.Rhxh5? c1Q 2.Bd4+ Kb8! 3.Rb5+ Rb7! 4.Rh8+ Kc7 5.Be5+ d6 6.Rh7+ Kc6 7.Rhxb7 Qc4+! 8.Ka3 Qd3+! 9.Kb4 Qb1+! 10.Ka5 Qa2+ 11.Kb4 Qb1+ perpetual check

1…Kb8!
1…Kb7 2.Rhxh5 c1Q 3.Rb5+ Ka8 (3…Kc8 4.Rh8#) 4.Ra5+ Kb8 5.Rhb5+ Rb7 (5…Kc8 6.Ra8#) 6.Be5+ d6 (6…Kc8 7.Ra8+ Rb8 8.Raxb8#) 7.Bxd6+-

2.exd7!
2.Rhxh5? c1Q= as after 1.Rhxh5?

2…Rxd7!
2…c1N+ 3.Ka1! Rxd7 4.Rexh5 Rxd4 5.Rg7 Rc4 6.Rh3 Ne2 7.Rb3+ Kc8 8.Re3+-

3.Rxd7!
3.Rexh5? Rxh7!=; 3.Rhxh5? c1Q=

3…Qg6
3…c1N+ 4.Ka1! Qg6 5.Ree7 Qa6+ 6.Kb2! Kc8 7.Rc7+ Kd8 8.Red7+ Ke8 9.Rg7 Nd3+ 10.Kc3+-
3…c1Q 4.Rxh5 Qc2+ 5.Ka3 Qd3+ 6.Kb4 Qb1+ 7.Ka5 Qa2+ 8.Kb5 Qe2+ 9.Kc6 Qa6+ 10.Bb6 Qc4+ 11.Kd6 Qf4+ 12.Ke7 Qe4+ 13.Kd8+-
3…Kc8 4.Rxh5 c1Q 5.Rdd5! Qc2+ 6.Ka3 Qd3+ 7.Kb4 Qb1+ 8.Kc5 Qc2+ 9.Kd6 Qg6+ 10.Ke7 Qe4+ 11.Kf8 Qf4+ 12.Rhf5+-

4.Ree7!
4.Kb2? c1Q+! 5.Kxc1 Qc6+=

4…Qg8+
4…Kc8 5.Rc7+ Kd8 6.Red7+ Ke8 7.Rg7+-
4…Qa6+ 5.Kb2 Qb5+ 6.Kxc2+-

5.Kb2 c1Q+ 6.Kxc1 Qc4+ 7.Kd1 zz
them. try 7.Kd2? Kc8! zz 8.Rg7 Qa2+ 9.Ke3 Qe6+=

7…Kc8
7…Qd3+ 8.Ke1 Qg3+ 9.Ke2 Qg2+ 10.Ke3 Qg3+ 11.Ke4 Qg4+ 12.Kd5 Qf3+ 13.Ke6 Qg4+ 14.Kf7 Qf5+ 15.Ke8 Qg6+ 16.Rf7 Qe6+ 17.Kd8+-

8.Kd2! zz, compare with them. try 8…Qa4
8…Qb4+ 9.Ke3 Qe1+ 10.Kf3 Qf1+ 11.Kg3 Qd3+ 12.Kh4+-

9.Rc7+ Kd8 10.Re4!
10.Ke3? Qxd4+ 11.Kxd4 stalemate

10…Qa5+
10…Qa2+ 11.Rc2+-; 10…Kxc7 11.Be5+-

11.Rc3 and wins, for example 11.- Qa2+ 12.Ke3 Qg2 13.Be5 Qh3+ 14.Kd2 Qg2+ 15. Re2 Qg4 16.Rd3+ Kc8 17. Rg3 Qd7+ 18.Kc1 +-.

Meredith. Multi refutation of capture of “naked” black queen. Perpetual check. Mates. Reciprocal zugzwangs. Thematic try. Stalemate.