Nº35 David Gurgenidze


Section B.2.

David Gurgenidze (Georgia)


1.f8Q Qg6+
1…Qe6+ 2.Qf7 Qxf7+ 3.Kxf7 Kxb7 4.Rd8 a1Q 5.Rxd2 Qh8 6.Rd6=]

2.Qg7 Qxg7+
2…Qe8+ 3.Kh7 Qe4+ 4.f5 Qxf5+ 5.Qg6 Qxg6+ (5…Qd7+ 6.Qg7 Qxb7 7.Qxb7+ Kxb7 8.Rd8 a1Q 9.Rxd2=) 6.Kxg6 Kxb7 7.Rd8 a1Q 8.Rxd2=


A) 3…a1Q 4.b8Q+ Kxb8 5.Kf7+!
5.Kh7+? Kc7 6.Rc8+ Kd7 7.Rd8+ Kxd8 8.g8Q+ Ke7 9.Qg5+ Qf6 10.Qc5+ Qd6 11.Qg5+ Kd7 12.Qg4+ Kc7 13.Qd1 Qxf4–+

5…Kc7 6.g8Q Qa2+ 7.Kg6! Qxg8+ 8.Rxg8 d1Q 9.Rg7+ Kd6 10.f5 Qg4+ 11.Kh6!!
11.Kf6? Qh5 12.Rg8 Kd5–+

A1) 11…Qxf5 12.Rg6+ Ke7 13.Rg7+ Kf8 14.Rg8+ Ke7 15.Rg7+ Kf6 16.Rf7+ Kxf7=
stalemate as a result of Ponziani Position Study mixes together Guretzky-Cornitz position, Ponziani position and continuous movement of the King and the Rook ½–½

A2) 11…Qh4+ 12.Kg6 Ke5 13.Rf7 Qg4+ 14.Kh7= and Guretzky-Cornitz theoretical draw

B) 3…d1Q 4.b8Q+ Kxb8 5.Kh7+! Kb7 beginning of the duel between the King and the Rook 6.Rb8+! Kc7 7.Rc8+! Kd7 8.Rd8+ Kxd8 9.g8Q+= draw