Nº 4 VladislavTarasiuk, Peter Krug & Mario García

Draw

Section B.2.

Vladislav Tarasiuk, Peter Krug & Mario García
(Ukraine- Austria-Argentina)

wKf2,Nb3,Bb8,Pc6,f7/bKg7,Bd1,Rb1,Pb6,g4

1.Nc5!!
Trials :
a) 1.c7? g3+! 2.Kg2 Bg4! (2…Bf3+? 3.Kxg3 Bb7 4.Nd4 Kxf7 5.Nf5 Ke6 6.Nd6=) 3.Kxg3 Rxb3+ 4.Kxg4 Rc3 5.Kf5 Kxf7 6.Ke5 Ke7 7.Ba7 b5–+
b) 1.f8Q+? Kxf8 2.c7 g3+! 3.Kg2 Bf3+ /g4–+
c) 1.Nd4? Ba4 2.Be5+ Kxf7–+
d) 1.Be5+? Kxf7 2.c7 g3+ 3.Kg2 (3.Bxg3 Rb2+ 4.Ke1 Bg4 5.Nd4 Ke8 6.Nc6 Re2+ 7.Kf1 Ra2 8.Nb4 Ra3–+) 3…Bg4 4.Kxg3 Rxb3+ 5.Kxg4 Rb4+ 6.Kf5 Rc4–+

1…bxc5! 2.Be5+!
Thematic try: 2.c7? g3+! 3.Kxg3 Rb3+ 4.Kf4 Rb4+ 5.Kg5 Bg4!–+ (5…Rg4+? 6.Kf5 Rd4 7.f8Q+! Kxf8 8.c8Q+-)

With two lines:

A) 2…Kxf7 3.c7 g3+! 4.Kxg3 Rb3+ 5.Kf4!
Try: 5.Kh4? Rb4+ 6.Bf4?! Rxf4+ 7.Kg5 Rg4–+ (7…Bg4? 8.Kxf4=)

5…Rb4+ 6.Bd4!! Sacrifice bishop 6…Rxd4+ 7.Ke5 Bg4 8.c8Q! Bxc8 – stalemate
or 8…Re4+ 9.Kxe4 Bxc8 10.Kd5!= Draw

B) 2…Kf8 3.c7 g3+! 4.Kxg3 Rb3+ 5.Kh4!
Try: 5.Kf4? Rb4+ 6.Bd4?! Rxd4+ 7.Ke5 Bg4 8.c8Q+ Bxc8–+ – no stalemate

5…Rb4+ 6.Bf4!! Sacrifice bishop 6…Rxf4+ 7.Kg3 (g5) 7…Bg4 8.Kxf4 draw