Nº15 Petromir Panaiotov


Section B.1.

Petromir Panaiotov (Bulgaria)


1.Bxe7? Kxe7 2.gxf5 Nd7+ 3.Kd4 Bb6+ 4.Kd3 Nf6 5.h6 exf5 6.Nf3 Kf7 7.Nh4 Kg8 8.Nxf5 Kh7=

1…Nd3+ 2.Kd4
2.Kd6? Bb4+ 3.Kd7 Nc5+ 4.Kc7 Ba5+ 5.Kb8 e5 6.fxe5 Nc6+ 7.Ka8 Nxe5=

2…Nxf4! 3.exf4 Bb6+ 4.Kc3!

4.Kd3? Thematic try. The downside of the move is that the «d3» square is no longer available for wNd1, to protect wpf4 and «e5» square. 4…Bxg1 5.g6+ (5.Bg3 Nc6 6.Ne3 Na5 7.Nc2 Nb3=) 5…Nxg6 6.hxg6+ Kxg6 7.Bd8! e5! 8.fxe5 Kf7! 9.Bc7 (9.Nc3 Bh2! (9…Ke6? 10.Ne2 Bh2 11.Nd4+ Kd7 12.Bf6+-) 10.Bc7 Ke6 11.Kd4 Bg1+ 12.Kd3 Bh2=) 9…Ke6! 10.Nc3 Bh2! 11.Na4 Bg1! 12.Nb2 f4! 13.Ke2 Bd4 14.Nd3 Kf5 15.Kf3 Bc3=

4…Bxg1 5.g6+ Nxg6 6.hxg6+ Kxg6 7.Nf2! Bh2
7…Kh5 8.Bg3+-

8.Nd3 Now «d3» square is vacant, unlike the line with 4.Kd3? 8…Kh5 9.Bf2!
9.Bg5? Bg1! (9…Kg4? 10.Ne5+ Kh3 11.Kd3 Bg1 12.Ke2 Kg3 13.Nd7 Kg4 14.Nf6+ Kg3 15.Ne8 Bd4 16.Nc7 e5 17.Ne6 Bb2 18.Bf6 Kg4 19.Bxe5+-) 10.Ne5 Bd4+! 11.Kxd4=

9…Kg4 10.Ne5+! Kxf4 11.Kd4! Bg3

11…Kg5 12.Nf3++-