Nº8 Jan Timman


Section B.1.

Jan Timman (Netherlands)


1.h6 Qd8 2.Ra1!
2.Qa1+? f6 3.Rd1 Kg8! 4.Qa7 (4.h3 Re4 5.Be1 Qf8 6.Kxg2 Rxe3 7.Rd7 Qc8 8.Rg7+ Kh8 9.Kf2 Qf5+=) 4…Kf8 5.Qg7+ Ke8 6.Qg8+ Ke7 7.Qxh7+ Ke6=

2…Nxe3 3.Qb2+ Rd4 4.Bxe3 Qh4+ 5.Kf1+-

3.Ke2 Nf4+! 4.exf4 Rg2+ 5.Kf1!
5.Kf3? Qc6–+
5.Kd1? Rg1–+

5…Rxd2 6.Qb2! Klyukin 6…Rf2+! 7.Kg1! Rg2+ 8.Kh1! Rxh2+ 9.Kg1 Rg2+ 10.Qxg2! Qxa1+ 11.Kh2 Black is 4 pawns up and although there is no direct mating threat,he still has no defence. 11…Kg8 12.Qd5!+-Win ; eg 12…Qb2+ 13.Kg3 [13.Kh3] 13…Qc3+ 14.Kg4 Kf8 15.Qd8#

While the whole idea is based on Steinitz- Von Bardeleben,the 6th move is specifically by Klyukin.