Nº13 Marc Gelly


Section B.2.

Marc Gelly (France)

. wKf6,Pb4,c6,e3,g3,g5,h4/bKg2,Ng6,Bh2,Pb5,c7,f7

1.K×f7? Ne5+ 2.Ke6 B×g3 -+

1…Nh8! Better is to lose the Knight in the corner. B. obtened tempo and position.
1…B×g3? 2.h×g6 f×g6 3.e4! Be1 4.K×g6 B×b4 5.e5! Be7 6.Kf5 B×g5 7.K×g5 b4 8.e6 w. wins (Nalimov T.)

2.Kg7 K×g3!
2…B×g3? 3.K×h8 +-

3.K×h8 Kg4(h4) 4.g6!
4.h6? Bd6! -+

4…f×g6? 5.h×g6 +-

Thematic TRY 5.g×f7? Bd6 6.Kg7 B×b4 7.Kf6 Bç5!! (7…Bç3+? 8.Ke6 =) 8.e4 b4 9.e5 b3 10.e6 b2 11.e7 b1Q 12.e8Q battery Qg6+! 13.Ke5 Qd6+ 14.Kf5 (14.Ke4 Kg5!-+) Qd5+ 15.Kf4 Bd6+! 16.Ke3 Qç5+! Permutation Q/B 17.Kd3 Bf8! Blockade anti-battery and interception.B.wins.

5…Be5? 6.Kh7 +-

6.g8Q? Be5+ #14

6…Kg6 7.Ne7+ Kf6 8.Nç8!!

8.Nd5+? Ke6 9.Nf4+ Ke5 10.Kg7 f5 11.Nh3 Ke4 -+

And DRAW after f. ex. 8…Bg1 9.Nd6 B×e3 10.Ne8+Ke7 11.N×ç7 Kd6 12.N×b5+ K×ç6 Draw (Nalimov T.)

THEME -The capture of the b-Knight in the corner requires very precise white counterplay (with underpromotion -Knight) to get a Draw.