Nº10 Michael Pasman & Pavel Arestov


Section A.

Michael Pasman & Pavel Arestov (Israel- Russia)


1.Bb5? d3+ 2.Kc3 Rb3+ 3.Kd4 Ne6+ 4.Ke5 Nc7-+
1.a8Q? Rxc4+! (1…d3+? 2.Kc3 Rxa4 3.Qh8 f2 4.Nd2 Bxd2+ 5.Kxd2+ Ka2 6.Qg8+=) 2.Kd1 Rc1#

1…d3+ 2.Kd1 Ra4!
2…Rxb3 3.a8Q+=

3.Bxa4 f2 4.Nd2 Ne4! 5.g5!
Logical try : 5.a8Q Nc3+ 6.Kc1 f1Q+ 7.Bd1+ Na2+ 8.Qxa2+ Kxa2-+

5…Nxd2 6.a8Q f1Q+ 7.Kxd2 Bxg5+ 8.Kc3=

6.a8Q Nc3+ 7.Kc1 f1Q+
7…Ne2+ 8.Kd1 Nc3+ 9.Kc1=
7…Na2+ 8.Kd1 Nc3+ 9.Kc1=

8.Bd1+ Na2+ 9.Qxa2+ Kxa2 Ideal stalemate with 2 pinned pieces and selfblocks