(3075) Krasenkow,Michal - Swiercz,Dariusz [D87]
POL-ch Warsaw POL (4), 12.01.2010

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.e4 Nxc3 6.bxc3 Bg7 7.Bc4 c5 8.Ne2 0-0 9.0-0 Nc6 10.Be3 Bd7 11.Rb1 Qc7 12.Bf4 Qc8 13.d5 Na5 14.Bd3 e5 15.Be3 c4 16.Bc2 b6 17.Qd2 Nb7 18.f4 exf4 19.Bxf4 Qc5+ 20.Kh1 Rae8 21.Nd4 Nd6 22.Rbe1 f6 23.h4 b5 24.h5 a5 25.h6 Bh8 26.Ne6 Bxe6 27.dxe6 Rxe6 28.Qd5 Qxd5 29.exd5 Re5 30.Bxe5 fxe5 31.Rxf8+ Kxf8 32.a4 bxa4 33.Rb1 a3 34.Rb8+ Ke7 35.Bb1 Bf6 36.Ra8 Nb5 37.Ba2 Nxc3 38.Bxc4 a4 39.Ra7+=
It has been a good game so far, but nothing worth sending to the bloggers. From here on out, that changes.

[39...Kd6 40.Rxh7 e4= ]

40.d6 a2
Black probably assumed that 41.Bxa2 was forced, after which the game would probably work its way to a draw.

[41.Bxa2 Nxa2 42.Rxh7 e4 43.Re7+! Kd8 44.Rxe4 Nc3 45.Rf4 Be5 46.Rf8+ Kd7 47.Ra8 Kxd6 48.h7 Bg7 (48...Kc5?? 49.Ra5++- ) 49.Kg1 Kc5 50.Kf1 Kb4= ]

[41...Kd8 42.Be6 is similar.]

Go ahead, queen with check. Who cares?

42...a1Q+ 43.Kh2 Ke8
Now what?


44...Bxg7 45.hxg7 Qf1
This avoids an immediate mate, but little else. There was nothing else though.

46.g8Q+ Qf8 47.d7+ 1-0