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Written by Administrator
Friday, 07 October 2011
Aronian (2807) - Ivanchuk (2765), 2011
Black to move
How would you play as Black? Please support your decision by offering concrete variations.
on 17:53 07 октября 2011 г.
1...Фh3 создавая угрозу 2...Фe3# и защищаясь от мата 2.Кh6#
on 23:11 07 октября 2011 г.
... Qxh3 - (it stops Nh6++)
on 00:32 08 октября 2011 г.
In my humble opinion, there is no move for black to increase his advantage, but there is a way to put things "crazy" - in a way that makes the adversary mess up by himself, although I don't see someone like Aronian doing that - with Queen to f3, then, after the king move, pawn on c3 takes pawn on b2. I'm a novice, so, I'm probably wrong, but I'd like to give it a shot. Doesn't look right? well, after Queen takes pawn - or rook to b1, then black plays, bishop to b4, attacking the king who has no place to go. From that point it all depends on white's next move, based on the Queen taking the pawn before or the rook been placed on b1. At my home, the crafty engine didn't see it as an advantage, so it's very possible that I'm wrong about that move. But if so, please, send the best move to my e-mail.
on 12:10 08 октября 2011 г.
1....Kxh3 (menacing Kxe3++)
2.Ke1 (other options answered by cxb2 & X'ray in 'h2'
3.Kxb2. Ab4 check
4. Kd1. Af3 check
5. Kc1. Rfc8 check
6. Kb1 dead walk
6.... Qxf1 +!!!
7.Bxf1. Be4+ winning
on 06:55 09 октября 2011 г.
I like Qxh3 threatening Qxe3 mate...if Ke1, then cxb2 and after Qxb2 maybe Bb4+....that is as far as I have gotten so far...
Thanks for the challenge!
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