[Event "Chennai Women's Chess Olympiad"] [Site "chess.com"] [Date "2022.08.03"] [Round "6.4"] [White "Osmak, Yuliia"] [Black "Lehaci, Miruna-Daria"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A61"] [WhiteElo "2420"] [BlackElo "2193"] [Annotator "Saravanan,V"] [PlyCount "142"] [EventDate "2022.??.??"] [WhiteTeam "Ukraine"] [BlackTeam "Romania"] [WhiteTeamCountry "UKR"] [BlackTeamCountry "ROU"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. Nc3 g6 7. Bf4 Bg7 8. h3 O-O 9. e3 Na6 10. Bxa6 bxa6 11. Rc1 Rb8 12. b3 h6 13. Bh2 Rb7 14. Nd2 Ne8 15. O-O f5 16. Nc4 g5 17. Re1 Rbf7 18. Qd3 a5 19. Ne2 f4 20. exf4 gxf4 21. Qf3 Nc7 22. Rcd1 Nb5 23. a4 Nd4 24. Nxd4 cxd4 25. Re4 Bb7 26. Re6 Rf5 27. Rxd6 Qg5 28. Qg4 Bxd5 29. Bxf4 Qxg4 30. hxg4 Rxf4 31. Rxd5 Rxf2 32. Rxa5 Re2 33. Rf5 Rb8 34. Rd3 Rbe8 35. g5 h5 36. Rf4 Rc2 37. Rd2 Rc3 38. Rf3 Rb8 39. Na5 Rc5 40. Nc4 Rxg5 41. Nd6 Rc5 42. Nf5 Be5 43. Kf2 Rb4 44. Re2 Rb7 45. Re4 Rd7 46. b4 Rcd5 47. Ke2 d3+ 48. Kd2 Bc3+ 49. Kd1 Kh7 50. g4 h4 51. g5 Re5 52. Rxe5 Bxe5 53. Nxh4 Bc3 54. b5 Kg7 55. Rg3 $5 Rd5 56. g6 Bb4 57. Ng2 d2 58. Rg4 Ba5 59. Ne3 Rh5 60. Rg1 Rc5 61. Ke2 Rc1 62. Nd1 Rc4 63. Ne3 Rf4 64. Rg4 Rf6 65. Rd4 Kxg6 66. Nc4 Re6+ 67. Kd1 $4 {A simple blunder resulting in loss of a piece.} (67. Kf3 Rf6+ 68. Ke2 Re6+ {with a draw.}) 67... Re1+ 68. Kc2 Rc1+ 69. Kb3 Rc3+ 70. Kb2 Rxc4 71. Rxc4 d1=Q {0-} 0-1 [Event "Chennai Women's Chess Olympiad"] [Site "chess.com"] [Date "2022.08.03"] [Round "6.3"] [White "Vaishali R"] [Black "Javakhishvili, Lela"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C67"] [WhiteElo "2442"] [BlackElo "2476"] [Annotator "Saravanan,V"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventDate "2022.??.??"] [WhiteTeam "India"] [BlackTeam "Georgia"] [WhiteTeamCountry "IND"] [BlackTeamCountry "GEO"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Re8 11. d5 Rxe1 12. Qxe1 b6 13. a4 Bb7 14. c4 Ba6 15. Na3 c6 16. Bf4 Nb7 $2 (16... Nf5 17. Qd2 cxd5 18. cxd5 $11) 17. b4 $3 { Smothering the bishop on a6.} Bxa1 18. Qxa1 Qe7 19. b5 Nc5 20. bxa6 Nxa6 21. Be3 {White controls the board.} Nc5 22. Nc2 cxd5 23. cxd5 Qe4 24. Bxc5 bxc5 25. Ne3 Rb8 26. Qc3 Qxa4 $2 (26... d6 27. Qa5 Qe7 28. Bb5 g6 {and Black can put up a defense, though White remains clearly better here.}) 27. Nf5 Qg4 28. Qe5 Rf8 29. h3 f6 30. Ne7+ Kf7 31. Qc7 $1 Qa4 32. Nc6 $18 Kg8 33. Qxd7 Qe4 34. Ne7+ Kh8 35. Nf5 Rg8 36. Nd6 1-0 [Event "Chennai Women's Chess Olympiad"] [Site "chess.com"] [Date "2022.08.03"] [Round "6.1"] [White "Koneru, Humpy"] [Black "Dzagnidze, Nana"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A61"] [WhiteElo "2586"] [BlackElo "2531"] [Annotator "Saravanan,V"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2022.??.??"] [WhiteTeam "India"] [BlackTeam "Georgia"] [WhiteTeamCountry "IND"] [BlackTeamCountry "GEO"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c5 4. d5 exd5 5. cxd5 g6 6. Nf3 d6 7. Bf4 a6 8. a4 Bg7 9. h3 O-O 10. e3 Ne8 11. Be2 Nd7 12. O-O b6 13. Nd2 Ne5 14. Qb3 Rb8 15. Rad1 b5 $1 16. Bh2 f5 17. axb5 axb5 18. Qc2 Nc7 $15 {Black seemed to be enjoying the initiative here, but Humpy put up a great fight.} 19. b4 c4 20. Nf3 Nf7 21. Nd4 Bd7 22. Nc6 Bxc6 23. dxc6 {The position is level again.} Be5 $2 (23... Qf6 24. Nd5 Nxd5 25. Rxd5 Rfc8 {might have preserved equality.}) 24. Bxe5 Nxe5 25. f4 Nf7 $2 (25... Nxc6 26. Nxb5 $1 $16) 26. Bf3 Qe7 27. Rfe1 Rfe8 28. Qd2 Rbd8 29. e4 fxe4 30. Rxe4 {White is winning now.} Qh4 31. Nd5 Rxe4 32. Bxe4 Nxd5 33. Bxd5 Qf6 34. Qe3 Rf8 35. Qe6 Qd8 36. Re1 Kg7 37. Qe7 Qb6+ 38. Qe3 Qxe3+ 39. Rxe3 Kf6 40. Re6+ Kf5 41. c7 c3 42. Re3 1-0 [Event "Chennai Chess Olympiad | Open"] [Site "chess.com"] [Date "2022.08.03"] [Round "6.1"] [White "Abdusattorov, Nodirbek"] [Black "Harikrishna, Pentala"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C50"] [WhiteElo "2688"] [BlackElo "2720"] [Annotator "Saravanan,V"] [PlyCount "68"] [EventDate "2022.??.??"] [WhiteTeam "Uzbekistan"] [BlackTeam "India"] [WhiteTeamCountry "UZB"] [BlackTeamCountry "IND"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 Nf6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 d6 7. O-O a5 8. c3 Ba7 9. a4 g5 10. Bg3 Ne7 11. Qb3 O-O 12. Nbd2 {White seems to have mishandled the opening, and Hari begins the onslaught from here.} Ng6 13. d4 Nh5 14. dxe5 Nxg3 15. hxg3 dxe5 16. Rad1 g4 17. Nh2 Qg5 $17 {Black piles up on the kingside. } 18. Rfe1 Kg7 19. Re2 h5 20. Ndf1 h4 21. Rd3 $2 ({Better was} 21. Red2 Bb6 { Preparing ...f7-f5.} (21... f5 22. exf5 Bxf5 23. Qxb7) (21... hxg3 22. Nxg3 Nf4 23. Nhf1 {might have been a better defense.}) 22. gxh4 Nxh4 23. Ng3 f5 { with an initiative for Black.}) 21... hxg3 22. Rxg3 Nf4 $19 23. Nxg4 Bxg4 24. Ne3 Bxe3 25. Rexe3 Ng6 26. Be2 Be6 27. Qb5 Qf4 28. Qc5 Rh8 29. Qxc7 Rh6 30. Bf3 Rc8 31. Qxa5 Rch8 32. Kf1 Rh1+ 33. Ke2 Bc4+ 34. Kd2 Rf1 {0-} 0-1 [Event "Chennai Chess Olympiad | Open"] [Site "chess.com"] [Date "2022.08.03"] [Round "6.4"] [White "Hovhannisyan, Robert"] [Black "Sadhwani, Raunak"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C67"] [WhiteElo "2591"] [BlackElo "2611"] [Annotator "Saravanan,V"] [PlyCount "101"] [EventDate "2022.??.??"] [WhiteTeam "Armenia"] [BlackTeam "India"] [WhiteTeamCountry "ARM"] [BlackTeamCountry "IND"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Nc3 Bd7 10. h3 h6 11. b3 c5 12. Bb2 Nd4 13. Nxd4 cxd4 14. Ne4 c5 15. c3 dxc3 16. Bxc3 a5 17. Rad1 Kc7 18. f4 a4 19. Nd6 Bxd6 20. exd6+ Kb6 21. b4 cxb4 22. Bxb4 Rhe8 {Sadhwani had played his moves in quick tempo upto this point, showed his preparedness for the game. However, Hovhannisyan conducts the remainder of the game with probing understanding.} 23. Rf2 Rac8 24. Rd4 Ka6 25. a3 b5 26. Rd5 f6 $2 {Black unnecessarily weakens his pawn structure.} (26... Re4 27. Re5 Rxe5 28. fxe5 Be6 {would have maintained equality.}) 27. Rd3 $1 {White shifts his attention to the weakened kingside.} Bf5 28. Rg3 g6 29. Rd2 Re4 30. Kh2 Rd8 31. Rc3 Rc4 32. Re3 Rxf4 33. Re7 { For the sacrificed pawn, the white rooks have enough dynamism.} Re4 $6 (33... Bd7 34. Rf7 Kb6 {was Black's best defense.}) 34. Rf7 Re6 $2 ({The only move was } 34... Rd7 35. Rxf6 h5 {with a passive defense.}) 35. Bc5 {The mating threat on a7 is decisive.} b4 {Only move.} 36. Ra7+ Kb5 37. Bxb4 Re5 38. Rb2 Kc6 39. Rc7+ Kd5 {Suddenly, the black king is being hunted down.} 40. Rd2+ Ke4 41. Rc4+ Ke3 42. Rc1 $18 Bd3 43. Bc3 Be2 44. Re1 Kf2 45. Rb1 Ke3 46. Rbb2 Bd3 47. Rd1 Bc4 48. Bd4+ Ke4 49. Bxe5 Kxe5 50. Re1+ Kd4 51. Rb4 1-0 [Event "Chennai Chess Olympiad | Open"] [Site "chess.com"] [Date "2022.08.03"] [Round "6.3"] [White "Adhiban, B..."] [Black "Ter-Sahakyan, Samvel"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E48"] [WhiteElo "2598"] [BlackElo "2625"] [Annotator "Saravanan,V"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2022.??.??"] [WhiteTeam "India"] [BlackTeam "Armenia"] [WhiteTeamCountry "IND"] [BlackTeamCountry "ARM"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Nge2 Re8 8. Bd2 Bf8 9. Rc1 b6 10. O-O c5 11. Nf4 Bb7 12. Qf3 a6 13. dxc5 bxc5 14. Rfd1 Nbd7 15. Qh3 Ne5 16. Bb1 Ng6 17. Nce2 Qb6 18. Bc3 Rad8 {The position is almost level here, and Black conducts this phase of the game in an admirable manner.} 19. Qf5 Bc8 20. Qc2 $6 ({Better was} 20. Qd3 d4 21. exd4 Ne4 (21... Nxf4 22. Nxf4 cxd4 23. Nh5 $1 Ne4 24. Bxd4 {with a complex position.}) 22. Qf3 Nxc3 23. bxc3 {with some advantage for Black.}) 20... d4 $1 21. exd4 Nxf4 22. Nxf4 cxd4 23. Bd2 (23. Nh5 Ne4 $19 24. Be1 Bg4) 23... Bg4 24. Re1 Rc8 25. Qd3 $2 ({ Better was} 25. Qb3 Rxe1+ 26. Rxe1 Qxb3 27. axb3 Rb8 {with near equality.}) 25... Rxc1 26. Rxc1 Qxb2 {Black is a pawn-up, and went on to win the game.} 27. Qc2 Ba3 28. Qxb2 Bxb2 29. Re1 Rxe1+ 30. Bxe1 Bd7 31. Bd3 g5 32. Nh3 Bc3 33. Kf1 Bxe1 34. Kxe1 Bxh3 35. gxh3 a5 $19 36. Ke2 Nd7 37. Kf3 Nc5 38. Bc2 Kg7 39. Kg4 d3 40. Bd1 Ne4 {0-} 0-1 [Event "WCO"] [Site "Chennai, India"] [Date "2022.08.03"] [Round "6.1"] [White "Gukesh D."] [Black "Sargissian Gabriel"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D38"] [WhiteElo "2684"] [BlackElo "2698"] [Annotator "Kuljasevic, Davorin"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2022.??.??"] {The 16-year-old Gukesh is the man of the hour in the Olympiad $1 Today he scored his sixth consecutive win, which makes him the only player with a hundred percent score before the second half of the tournament. And what a win it was, as he demolished a super-solid GM Gabriel Sargissian with a powerful attack.} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bb4 {Sargissian is an expert in the Queen's gambit declined (4...Be7), but he has recently added the slightly more dynamic Ragozin defense to his repertoire.} 5. Qa4+ {This check forces Black to put his knight in front of the c-pawn, which could be considered a small opening achievement for White. Nevertheless, practice has shown that Black obtains good counterplay by focusing on …e6-e5 instead of the usual …c7-c5 break in this type of position.} Nc6 6. e3 O-O 7. Bd2 {White prepares to play 8.a3 when he could recapture with the bishop on c3 if Black goes 8... Bxc3.} (7. Qc2 {is the other extensive line when Black has several additional options, such as} b6 ({and} 7... Ne7 {The text narrows down Black's choices.})) 7... dxc4 {This is the main line. Usually, Black waits with this capture until White moves his light-squared bishop, but here he wants to secure the d6-retreat for his bishop.} ({The other important line goes} 7... Re8 8. a3 Bf8 {etc.} ({However,} 8... Bd6 $6 {would be a mistake in view of} 9. c5 Bf8 10. Bb5 {when Black would find it extremely difficult to break with e6-e5. This is why it's crucial to exchange the white c-pawn.})) 8. Bxc4 Bd6 9. Qc2 {There is no way to prevent Black's central break, so Gukesh recentralizes his queen. All this is well-known opening theory, anyway.} e5 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Be2 $5 { A prudent, practical choice. This sideline surprised the Armenian grandmaster, who spent 20 minutes on his next move.} ({Sargissian was undoubtedly well-acquainted with the positions arising after} 11. Nxe5 Bxe5 {, particularly since his opponent played like this only a few weeks ago in Biel against Le Quang Liem.} 12. O-O b6 13. f4 Bd6 14. Be2 Bb7 15. Bf3 Bxf3 16. Rxf3 Qd7 17. e4 Rad8 18. Be1 Bb4 19. e5 Nd5 {Black equalized in ½-½ (65) Gukesh,D (2684)-Le,Q (2722) Biel 2022}) 11... Nxf3+ {A principled yet double-edged choice. Gukesh was probably looking forward to this move since it provides a dynamic game with attacking chances.} ({In my 2018 Ragozin course for Modern Chess, I recommended} 11... Qe7 {which still strikes me as a more reliable option than the text. After} 12. Nd4 c5 13. Nf5 Bxf5 14. Qxf5 {Kjartansson,G (2456)-Sebenik,M (2534) Heraklion 2017, 0-1 (29), Black gets good counterplay with} Rad8 $5 {etc.}) (11... c6 $5 {is another reasonable option.}) 12. gxf3 $1 {This is the point. Thanks to this ''anti-positional'' recapture, White gets action on the g-file, and the game suddenly becomes very sharp.} (12. Bxf3 { is too bland. Black has no problems after} Qe7 13. O-O c6) 12... a6 13. O-O-O b5 {Logically, Sargissian counter-attacks on the other flank.} 14. Rhg1 b4 { This is another move that took some time off the Armenian's clock. It's not wrong according to the engines, though it looks a bit loose.} ({It seemed more natural to complete development with} 14... Bb7 {White could continue} 15. e4 $1 Qe7 16. Bg5 {with a position where both sides would have their chances.}) 15. Ne4 {Gukesh decided to exchange the main defender of the opponent's kingside.} ({It's worth noting that he had another attractive option in} 15. Bd3 $5 bxc3 16. Bxc3 {This piece sacrifice leads to a scary position for Black. India 2's first board probably didn't want to take too many risks at such an early point of the game.}) 15... Nxe4 16. fxe4 $1 {Another recapture that might seem counter-intuitive at first. However, this structural transformation only increases the dynamic potential of white pawns.} ({Conversely, the ''normal'' recapture} 16. Qxe4 $6 {would be worse since after} Rb8 17. Bd3 g6 { the white queen is misplaced on e4.}) 16... Qe7 17. f4 {The pawns are rolling, and Black needs to start making some difficult decisions.} a5 $6 {Sargissian played this natural move relatively quickly, but it turns out to be an inaccuracy.} (17... f6 {is not the move you usually want to make when attacked since the general rule of thumb says that you should not advance the pawns around your king. However, in this particular position, weakening the kingside was a lesser evil than allowing White to push e4-e5. White would have two promising attacking continuations:} 18. Rg3 ({and} 18. e5 fxe5 19. Bd3 Kh8 20. Bxh7 exf4 21. exf4 Bxf4 {although it seems like Black should be able to fend off the attack eventually.}) 18... Kh8 19. Rdg1 g6 20. h4 Bb7 21. Bd3 {While the engines claim equality, I believe that everyone would take White here.}) 18. e5 Bc5 19. Rg5 $5 {This unexpected move took a big chunk of Gukesh's clock. } ({I happened to spend some time on this position during the live transmission and thought that} 19. Qe4 {was the simplest to win a tempo for f4-f5. Indeed, after} Ba6 20. Bxa6 Rxa6 21. f5 g6 22. Qf4 $1 {Black is facing difficulties.}) 19... Ba6 (19... h6 $2 {would be naive. After} 20. Rg3 { , Black could hardly defend with ...g7-g6 ever again.}) ({On the other hand,} 19... g6 {would have probably been a better defense than the game continuation since it is not clear who launches their attack faster after} 20. h4 a4 $1) 20. Rdg1 $1 {A stylish intermezzo. The bishop on e2 is taboo due to the mate in 2 threat.} g6 21. Bxa6 Rxa6 22. f5 {The critical position of the game. Both players were down to their last 30 minutes before the time control on move 40. This should be enough time to figure out the proper continuation. However, it is significantly more challenging to find accurate defensive than attacking moves, and, upon a 13-minute think, Sargissian errs with} Ba7 $2 {Presumably, he wanted to prepare the queen trade on c5 to take the sting out of White's attack.} (22... Rc6 $1 {was the only way to keep the balance, although it is not immediately obvious why this move works. Let's consider some logical continuations:} 23. Kb1 ({In the event of} 23. Qe4 {Black has an unexpectedly strong reply} Qd7 $1 {when} 24. Kb1 {loses to} Qxd2 25. Qxc6 Bxe3) 23... Rd8 $1 {and now if White goes} 24. e6 {Black can neutralize the attack with} fxe6 25. fxg6 h6 $1 {Well, good luck finding all these precise defensive moves in a game $1}) 23. e6 $6 {Surprisingly, this natural advance gives Black a lifeline. } ({Sometimes, when we attack, quiet prophylactic moves like} 23. Kb1 $1 { can be immensely powerful. In this case, Black would not have a good reply. For example:} Rd8 ({Black doesn't get far if he tries to chase the white queen around with} 23... Qc5 24. Qe4 Qc6 {because of} 25. Qh4 $1 {with a mating attack.}) ({and} 23... a4 {loses on the spot to} 24. Qc4 $1 Rb6 25. fxg6 hxg6 26. Rxg6+) 24. e6 $1 fxe6 25. fxg6 h6 26. Rh5 {Compared to a similar line that could happen in the game, White should win here since Black doesn't have the …Rf2 counterplay.}) 23... Kh8 $2 {Sargissian misses the last chance to try to save the game.} ({As already mentioned earlier, Black could at least partially neutralize the white attack with} 23... fxe6 24. fxg6 h6 $1 {when the opponent's g6-pawn would protect his king. White could still keep pressing with} 25. g7 $1 (25. Rh5 {would allow nasty counterplay with} Rf2 $1) 25... hxg5 26. gxf8=Q+ Kxf8 27. h4 $1 {but this is far from a foregone conclusion as Black would have resources to fight.}) 24. Kb1 $1 {Gukesh finally realizes the importance of this quiet move. With his king safe, the attack should unfold on its own.} ({A more reckless attacking move like} 24. h4 $6 {would be met by} f6 25. R5g3 gxf5 $1 26. Rg7 Qxe6 {with a complete turnaround $1}) 24... gxf5 { Gukesh finds a winning tactic:} ({However, Black could hardly resist even after the relatively most solid} 24... h6 25. R5g4 g5 {h2-h4 is coming sooner or later, but White is winning on the positional grounds, as well, after} 26. Rc4 $1) ({It is important to note that} 24... f6 25. R5g3 gxf5 {would not save Black because this time} 26. Rg7 {wins due to} Qxe6 27. Qxc7 {and thanks to 24. Kb1, Black does not have 27...Rc6+.}) 25. Bxb4 $3 {A beautiful clearance sacrifice. White prepares to swing his queen over to the g-file with a tempo, and Black has no defense against this threat.} Qxb4 ({In the event of} 25... axb4 {White forces a win with} 26. Qg2 Qd8 27. e7 Qd3+ 28. Qc2 $1 (28. Ka1 $2 { would allow Black to escape with a perpetual check after} Rxa2+ $1 29. Kxa2 b3+ 30. Ka1 Qa6+ 31. Kb1 Qd3+) 28... Qxc2+ 29. Kxc2 Re8 {and White wins thanks to the same tactic as in the game:} 30. Rg8+ $1 Rxg8 31. Rxg8+ Kxg8 32. e8=Q+) 26. Qg2 ({A wise man once said that mistakes are always there in chess, waiting to be made. In this position, the attractive combination} 26. Qxf5 $4 Rxe6 27. Qxf7 {fails to} Qe1+ $1 28. Rxe1 Rxf7 {and Black wins.}) 26... Qe4+ {The queen trade only postpones the inevitable.} ({Passive defense with} 26... Qb8 { would be easily refuted:} 27. exf7 Rg6 28. Rxg6 hxg6 29. Qxg6 {with checkmate to follow.}) 27. Qxe4 fxe4 {There is no checkmate in sight. Did Gukesh miss something $2 No, he had foreseen a promotion combination:} 28. e7 $1 (28. exf7 $4 {would be wrong because of} Rg6) 28... Re8 29. Rg8+ $1 Rxg8 30. Rxg8+ Kxg8 31. e8=Q+ {The queen was absent only for a couple of moves. It reappears at the right moment, while the remaining black pieces sit around, uncoordinated. In similar endgames, Black often tries to create a fortress with his rook and bishop, but here the black pawns are an easy pray for the dominant queen. Gukesh made the rest look easy.} Kg7 32. Qe5+ $1 {White doesn't care about the e4-pawn; he is rather after the c7-, a5-, and h7-pawns.} (32. Qxe4 $6 {would allow Black to consolidate somewhat with} Re6) 32... Rf6 (32... Kg8 {meets} 33. Qxc7) 33. Qg5+ Rg6 34. Qxa5 Rg1+ ({The board geometry works in White's favor, which is not surprising considering the lack of coordination among the black pieces. For example,} 34... Bxe3 35. Qc3+) 35. Kc2 Rg2+ 36. Kb3 Bb6 37. Qe5+ Kf8 38. Qh8+ Ke7 39. Qxh7 {Black pawns are falling one after another like dominoes.} Re2 40. Qxe4+ Kf8 41. Qb4+ {Black resigns, as he loses the rook or a bishop to a double attack.} 1-0