Nº38 Eduard Eilazyan


Section B.1.

Eduard Eilazyan (Ukraine)

8/6p1/2pPPn2/5kP1/6q1/1Q6/1p4N1/1Kb5 w – – 0 1

Dedicated to Garry Kasparov

1.gxf6? Qe4+ 2.Qc2 Qxc2+ 3.Kxc2 Kxf6 4.e7 Kf7 5.Nh4 Bg5 6.Ng6 Bf6=

1…Ne4 2.d8Q! Nd2+ 3.Qxd2 Bxd2 4.e7 Qe2 5.Qf3+ Qxf3 6.Nh4++-;
1…Qe4+ 2.Qc2! Nd5 3.Ne3+! Bxe3 4.Qxe4+ Kxe4 5.d8Q Bc1 6.Qxd5+ Kxd5 7.e7 Bxg5 8.e8Q+-

2.exd7? Qe4+ 3.Qc2 Qxc2+ 4.Kxc2 Bxg5–+

2…Qxg2 3.Qf7+ Nf6 4.e8Q+-

3.Qf3+! Queen sacrifice
3.Qd3+? Kxg5! 4.Ne3 Nf6! 5.Qf5+ Kh6! 6.Ng4+ Qxg4 7.Qxg4 Nxg4 8.e8Q=

3…Qxf3 4.Nh4+ Kxg5
4…Kg4 5.Nxf3 Kxf3 6.e8Q Nc5 7.Qf8+ Kg4 8.Qxc5+-

5.Nxf3+ Kf4 6.e8Q Phoenix theme 6…Nf6 7.Qe2! White must save the knight to win!
7.Qxc6? Ne4! 8.Kc2 Kxf3=

7…Ne4! 8.Qd3! c5 9.Kc2!
9.Qb3? g5 10.Qf7+ Kg3 11.Kc2 Nc3 12.Nd2 Bxd2 13.Kxb2 Ne4=

9…c4 10.Qf1!
10.Qd1? b1Q+ 11.Kxb1 Nc3+=
10.Qe2? b1Q+ 11.Kxb1 Nc3+–+

10…Kg3 11.Qh1!
11.Nd4? b1Q+ 12.Kxb1 Nd2+ 13.Kxc1 Nxf1=

11…Kf2 12.Nh4 Nd2 13.Qh2+ Ke3 14.Qe5+ Kf2 15.Kd1 b1Q 16.Qe1#;
11…g5 12.Nd4 Nd2 13.Ne2+ Kg4 14.Nc3+-

12.Qh5! g6 13.Qd5!+-

Reincarnation theme: Queen is sacrificed for the sake of a new Queen!
There are 13 pieces and 13 moves in the study.13 is Kasparov’s number.