Nº 24 Peter S. Krug (Austria)


Peter Siegfried Krug (Austria)
1.Prize 1º Tourney UAPA -Internet-2014

Theme: Domination minor pieces avoiding stalemate and positional draw in the counterplay of black

1.Qd3 !
Try: 1.Bxc4? Ba7 2.Qd1+ Kxh6 3.Qg4 Qe8+ draw;
1.Qd1? Kxh6 2.Qe1 Nxf4 3.Kxf4 Ne5 4.Qh4+ Kg7 5.Qg5+ Kf7 6.Qf5+ Kg8 7.Qe6+ Kg7 8.Bd7 g1Q =; or 1.h7? Nd2+ 2.Kd3 Ba7=; or 1.Be8? Kxh6 2.Qe1 Nd2=

1…g1N 2.h7 Ba7 3.Qxc4 Nf2+ 4.Bxf2 Qh8 5.Bxg1 Qxh7+ 6.f5 Bxg1 7.Be8+ Kh4 (7…Kg4 8.Qe2+ Kg3 9.Qf3+ Kh2 10.Qh5+ Qxh5 11.Bxh5) 8.Kf3+ Kg5 9.Qf4+ Kf6 10.Qxd6+ Kg5 11.Qg6+ !Qxg6 12.fxg6 Kf6 13.d6+-

2.Kxd5 Nxf4+ 3.Kc6 !!
Try: 3.Kxc4? Nxd3 4.h7 Ne5+ 5.Bxe5 (5.Kd5 Nf7 6.Be8 Kh6 7.Bxf7 Kxh7) 5…d5+ 6.Kxd5 Bxe5 7.Kxe5 Kg4 (7…g1Q not 8.h8R+) 8.h8Q g1Q 9.Qg7+ Kf3 10.Qxg1 stalemate

3…Nxd3 4.h7 Nde5+ 5.Kb7 Na5+ 6.Kc8 !!
Try: 6.Kxb8? Ng6 ! (Not 6…Nf7? 7.Be8 Kg4 8.Bxf7 Nc6+ 9.Kc7 Nxd4 10.h8Q g1Q 11.Qg7+-) 7.Be8 Kg4 8.Kc7 (8.Bxg6 Nc6+)8…Nh8 9.Bd7+ Kf4! 10.Be6 Ke4 11.Bg1 d5 12.Bh3 Kf3 13.Kd6 Nc4+ 14.Kxd5 Kg3!= positional draw; or 6.Ka8? Nf7 7.Be8 Kh6 8.Bxf7 Kxh7 draw

6…Nf7 7.Be8 Kh6 8.Bxf7 Kxh7 9.Bd5 Kg6 10.Kb8+- domination