Nº 22 Jan Timman & Mario García

Win

Section B.1

Jan Timman & Mario García (Netherlands-Argentina)

wKh7,Nf3,g3,Bc7,Rd6,Pe7/bKg4,Qc5,Ba3,h3,Pe6,h5

1.Nh2+!
1.Rd4+? Qxd4! (no 1…Kxf3? 2.Rd3+ Kg2 3.e8Q Qxc7+ 4.Kg8 Kh2 5.Rxa3+-) 2.Nxd4 Bxe7=
or 1.e8Q? Qxc7+ 2.Rd7 Qc2+ 3.Kg8 Kxg3 4.Ne5 Qe4=

1…Kh4
1…Kxg3 2.Rc6!+-

2.Rd4+! sacrifice 1 With two lines :

A) 2…Qxd4 3.e8Q Bg4
3…Qd3+ 4.Kg8 Bd6 5.Nh1 Bxc7 6.Qe7# mate

4.Nf3+! sacrifice 2
Try: 4.Nxg4? Qxg4! 5.Qc6 e5! 6.Bxe5 Bb2! 7.Qf6+ Kh3 8.Qf1+ Kh4 9.Qh1 Kg5 = positional draw

4…Bxf3 5.Nf5+! sacrifice 3 exf5 6.Qe1+ Kg5
6…Kg4 7.Qg3# mate

7.Qg3+ Bg4
7…Kf6 8.Qg7+- pin

8.Qf4+! sacrifice 4 Qxf4 9.Bd8+ Be7 10.Bxe7# mate

B) 2…Bg4 3.Nf3+!
Try: 3.e8Q? Qxc7+ 4.Kg8 Kxg3 5.Nxg4 Bb2 6.Rd3+ Kh4 7.Qf8 Kxg4 8.Qb4+ Qf4 9.Qxb2 Qg5+= positional draw

3…Kh3 4.Ng5+! Qxg5 5.e8Q Bb2 6.Rd7 h4 7.Qf8!
7.Qa8? Bf5+ 8.Nxf5 Qxf5+=
7.Qf7? Bf6!=

7…Qb5
7…hxg3 8.Qf1+ g2 9.Rd3+ Kh4 10.Bg3+ Kh5 11.Qf7+ Qg6+ 12.Qxg6# mate
7…Bf6 8.Qa3! hxg 9.Qxg3# mate

8.Qf1+ Qxf1 9.Nxf1+- wins