Nº21 Michael Pasman


Section B.1.

Michael Pasman (Israel)


1.Rf7!! Very unexpected move in this position [1.a8Q? Qxe7+ 2.Kd4 Qd6+=
Thematic try : 1.Rd3+? Kxc7 2.a8N+ (2.b8Q+ Qxb8 3.axb8Q+ Rxb8 4.Nc4 Rb5+ 5.Kd4 Bd7 6.Kc3 Rg5 is positional draw – white can’t improve his position without losing one of the pawns , e.g. 7.Re3 (7.Rd2 Rh5 8.Ne3 Bc6 9.Nd5+ Kb7 10.Nf6 Re5) 7…Be8 8.Re6 Kd7 9.Rxa6 Kxe7=) 2…Kb8 3.Rd8+ Qxd8 4.Nc6+ Kxb7 5.exd8Q Rxd8= 6.Nxd8+ Kxa8=
Thematic try : 1.b8N+? Kc8 2.a8Q Qxe7+ 3.Kb6 Qxc7+ 4.Kxa6 Bxf3 5.Nbc6+ (5.Qxf3 Kxb8=) 5…Kd7 6.Qxg8 Be2+! 7.b5 Qc8+ 8.Qxc8+ Kxc8; 1.Re3?? Rg5+ 2.Kd4 (2.Kb6 Qg6+) 2…Qh8+–+; 1.b8Q?? Qxe7+–+

1…Qxf7 2.c8Q+ Rxc8+ 3.bxc8Q+ Kxc8 4.a8Q++-

2.Kb6! Rb5+!
2…Rg6+ 3.Nc6 Rxc6+ 4.Ka5 Qxf7 5.c8Q+ Rxc8 6.bxc8Q+ Kxc8 7.a8Q+ Kd7 8.Qd8++-

3.Kxa6 Rxb7! 4.Rf8!
4.Kxb7? Qc8+=

4…Rb6+ 5.Kxb6 Qg6+ 6.Kb7 Qe4+ 7.Kb8 Qxb4+ 8.Nb7+-

5.a8N+! Qxa8+
5…Kd7 6.Rxe8 Rxb4 7.Rd8+ Kxe7 8.Nc6++-

6.Rxa8 Rb6+
6…Be2+ 7.Nc4 Bxc4+ 8.Ka5 Bb5 9.e8Q Bxe8 10.Rxe8 Ra7+ 11.Kb5 Rb7+ 12.Kc5+-

7.Ka7 Bd7 8.Rc8+!!
8.e8Q? Bxe8 9.Rxe8 Rxb4=
8.e8N+? Bxe8=

8…Kxc8 9.Kxb6+-

9.e8Q? Ra6#

9…Kd8 10.Kxb6 Kxe8 11.b5+-

10.Kxb6 Kxe8 11.b5 Kd7
11…Kd8 12.Nc6+ Kd7 13.Na7+-

12.Nb7! zz Reciprocal zugzwang 12…Ke7 13.Kc7 Bd7 14.b6+-