Nº11 Jarl Henning Ulrichsen


Section B.1.

Jarl Henning Ulrichsen (Norway)


To win the white king marches from h1 to a1 and then from a1 to a4.
1.Kg1 !
1.Bg6?.Kg4 (not 1â RKg3?) 2.Kg2 Kg5 3.Bf5 Kf4 draws.
1.Bf5+?Kg3 2.Kg1 g5 draws.

1…Kg3 2.Bg6 !
2.Kf1?g5 3.Ke2 Kf4 leads to a draw.

2…Kf4 3.Kf2 Kg5 4.Bf5 g6 (( or in this line 4…Kf4 5.Ke2 e6 6.Bg6 ! 6…Kg5 7.Bh7 Kf4 8.Kd3 )) 5.Bh3 Kf4 6.Bg2 wins.

3.Kf1 !
Not 3.Kh2? Kf4 4.Kg2 Kg5 5.Bh7 Kf4 and Black draws as we have already seen.

3…e6 4.Ke1 Ke3 5.Kd1 Kd3 6.Kc1 Kc3 7.Kb1 and 7…Kb3 is met by e.g. 8.Bf7

4.Kg1 Kg3 is a loss of time.
4.Bf5? is met by 4…g5 and Black draws.

4…Ke3 5.Kd1 Kd3 6.Kc1 Kc3 7.Kb1 Kb3 8.Ka1
8.Bf7+ Kc3 is a loss of time as the white bishop must return to g6 to prevent g5.

8…Ka3 9.Bf7 g5 10.Be6 and White stops the pawn.

9.Ka2 Kc2 10.Ka3 Kc3 11.Ka4 wins.