Nº 16 David Gurgenidze & Martin Minski

Draw

Section B.2.

David Gurgenidze & Martin Minski (Georgia-Germany)

wKb6,Rg8,Pd2,e7/bKf1,Rc3,c8,Pg2

1.Rf8+! Ke1! 2.e8Q+
2.dxc3? g1Q+ 3.Kb7 Rxc3 4.e8Q+ Re3! 5.Qf7 Qg2–+

2…Rxe8 3.Rxe8+ Re3!!
3…Kf2 4.dxc3 g1Q 5.Rc8! Kf3+ 6.Kb7 /Ka6 6…Qb1+ 7.Ka7 /Ka6/Ka8 7…Ke4 8.c4 Ke5 9.c5 Ke6 10.Rc7= theoretical draw after Guretzky & Cornitz

4.Rg8! switchback
4.Rxe3+? Kf2 5.Re8 g1Q–+
4.dxe3? g1Q–+

4…Rb3+ 5.Kc6! Kf2 6.Rxg2+!
6.Rf8+? Rf3–+

6…Kxg2 7.d4 Rc3+
7…Kf3 8.d5 Ke4 9.d6 Ke5 10.d7 Rd3 11.Kc7=

8.Kd6! Kf3 9.d5 Ke4 10.Ke6 Rh3 11.d6 Rh6+ 12.Ke7 Kd5 13.d7 Rh7+ 14.Ke8 Ke6 15.d8N+! excelsior
15.d8Q? Rh8#

15…Kf6
15…Kd6 16.Nf7+=

16.Nc6 Rc7 17.Nd8!=
[17.Nb4? Rc4 18.Nd5+ Ke6 19.Ne7 Rc7–+]