(1) gorckat (1465) - NoTB (1834) [B07]
LEPer Free Internet Chess Server (1), 12.02.2008
[Deep Fritz (30s)]

1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.Bc4 Bg7 5.Nf3 0-0 6.0-0 Nxe4 7.Nxe4 d5 8.Bxd5 Qxd5 9.Nc3 Qd8
[ 9...Qh5 10.Qe2 Bg4 11.Be3 Nc6 12.Rad1 Rad8 13.Rd3 Bxd4 14.Rfd1 Bxf3 15.gxf3 Bxe3 16.Rd5 Rxd5 17.Rxd5 Bg5 18.Ne4 h6 19.Nxg5 hxg5 20.Qe3 Qh4 21.Rxg5 Rd8 22.Rg4 Qh3 0-1 Springer,G-Bartolomaeus,C/Torgelow 1998/EXT 2002 (22)]

[ 10.Bf4 c6 11.Re1 Bg4 12.Be3 Na6 13.a3 Nc7 14.h3 Bf5 15.Nh4 Be6 16.Qd2 Re8 17.Nf3 Nd5 18.Ng5 Nc7 19.Nce4 Bd5 20.Nc3 Be6 21.Nge4 b6 22.Rad1 Nd5 23.Nxd5 cxd5 24.Ng5 Bd7 Benedikt,A-Wendehals,T/Baunatal 2001/EXT 2002/1/2-1/2 (40)]

10...Bg4 11.Be3 Nc6
Pawn d4, live or die!

[ 12.h3 Bxf3 13.Qxf3 Nxd4 14.Bxd4 Bxd4 15.Rad1 1/2-1/2 Aubel,S-Von Salz,A/Ronneburg 1996/EXT 2002 (15); >=12.h3!? has some apparent merit 12...Bxf3 13.Qxf3 Nxd4 14.Bxd4 Bxd4 15.Rad1= ( 15.Qxb7 Rb8 16.Qc6 Qd6=/+ ) ]

12...Ne5-/+ 13.Bf4 Nxf3+ 14.gxf3 Bd7 15.Bg3 e6 16.d6
[ 16.dxe6!? Bxe6 17.Nb5=/+ ]

16...cxd6 17.Qxd6 Bc6 18.Kg2 Qb6 19.Qa3 Rad8 20.Rad1 Rxd1 21.Rxd1 a6 22.Na4
[ 22.Rd2 Rd8 23.Na4 Qa5-/+ ]

[ >=22...Qb5!? 23.Nc5-+ ]

23.Qxa4-/+ Qxb2 24.Qb3
[ 24.Rd7 h6-/+ ]

24...Qxb3 25.axb3 Rc8 26.c4 b5 27.Rd6
[ >=27.cxb5 axb5 28.Rd7-+ ]

27...bxc4 28.bxc4 Bf6
[ 28...Rxc4 is clearly inferior 29.Rd8+ Bf8 30.Bd6+/= ]

29.Rxa6 Rxc4 30.Bd6 Kg7 31.Ra8
The mate threat is Bf8

31...g5 32.h3 Rc2
[ 32...h5!? 33.Bh2-+ ]

33.f4-/+ Bd4 34.Be5+?
[ >=34.fxg5!? Rxf2+ 35.Kg3-/+ ]

34...Bxe5-+ 35.fxe5 Rc5 36.Kg3 Rxe5 37.Ra4 h5 38.f4
[ 38.h4 Rd5-+ ]

[ 38...Re3+ makes it even easier for Black 39.Kg2 gxf4 40.Rxf4-+ ]

39.Kxf4 Rd5 40.Re4
[ 40.Ra3 f6-+ ]

[ 40...Rd3!? might be the shorter path 41.Re5 Rxh3 42.Rg5+ Kf6 43.Rf5+ Ke7 44.Ra5-+ ]

41.h4 Rf5+ 42.Kg3 e5 43.Re3 f6 44.Rf3
[ 44.Rc3-+ ]

44...Rxf3+ 45.Kxf3 Kf5
[ 45...Kf5 46.Ke3 e4-+ ] 0-1