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B-K4, K-B1; 13. B-R7, K-K1; 14. Kt-K5, K-Q1; 15. Kt-B4, K-B2; 16. B-K4, K-Q2; 17. K-B7, K-B2; 18. K-K7, K-B1; 19. K-Q6, K-Q1; 20. B-Kt6, K-B1; 21. Kt-R5, K-Q1; 22. Kt-Kt7ch, K-B1; 23. K-B6, K-Kt1; 24. K-Kt6, K-B1; 25. B-B5ch, K-Kt1; 26. Kt-B5, K-R1; 27. B-K6, K-Kt1; 28. Kt-R6ch, K-R1; 29. B-Q5 mate. --------------------------------------8 | ^B | | | | | | | #K | |---------------------------------------| 7 | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------------------| 6 | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------------------| 5 | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------------------| 4 | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------------------| 3 | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------------------| 2 | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------------------| 1 | #K | | | | | | | ^Kt| --------------------------------------A B C D E F G H Diag.

Kt-K5, K-Q1; 15. Kt-B4, K-B2; 16. B-K4, K-Q2; 17. K-B7, K-B2; 18. K-K7, K-B1; 19. K-Q6, K-Q1; 20. B-Kt6, K-B1; 21. Kt-R5, K-Q1; 22. Kt-Kt7ch, K-B1; 23. K-B6, K-Kt1; 24. K-Kt6, K-B1; 25. B-B5ch, K-Kt1; 26. Kt-B5, K-R1; 27. B-K6, K-Kt1; 28. Kt-R6ch, K-R1; 29. B-Q5 mate. --------------------------------------8 | ^B | | | | | | | #K | |---------------------------------------| 7 | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------------------| 6 | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------------------| 5 | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------------------| 4 | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------------------| 3 | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------------------| 2 | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------------------| 1 | #K | | | | | | | ^Kt| --------------------------------------A B C D E F G H Diag.

3. Kt-QB3, Kt-KB3. If White plays P-K5 now he gains time for his advance of P-KB4, as Black's Knight must retreat. On the other hand he cannot now maintain his pawn at Q4, as he has blocked his QBP. We arrive at the following plan of development: 3. 4. 5. 6. Kt-QB3 P-K5 P-B4 PxP Kt-KB3 KKt-Q2 P-QB4 Kt-QB3 If Black were to play BxP at once, White could play Q-Kt4 with an attack on the Knight's Pawn. That is the object of Black's waiting move. White must either play 7. Kt-B3, which prevents his Q-Kt4, or 7.

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