Pavel Arestov (Россия)
 
Draw 7+6

1.Nh3! (1.Nxg3+? Kg2! 2.Nh3 Kxh3 -+) 1...Nxe4 (1...Kg2 2.Nxf2!=; 1...f1Q 2.Nxg3+ =) 2.Ne3 f1Q (2...Bb7 3.Bxe4+ Bxe4 4.Nxf2+ =; 2...Be7+ 3.Kb2 f1Q 4.Rxf1 Nxf1 5.c4! - main line) 3.Nxf1 Nxf1 4.c4!! (Logical try: 4.Bxe4+? Bxe4 5.Nf2+ Kg2 6.Nxe4 Be7+! 7.Kb3 Kf3! -+, no 8.Nc3?? because w.p.on c3) 4...Be7+ 5.Kb2! (5.Kb3? Nc5+ -+; 5.Ka2? Bxc4+ -+) 5...Bf6+ 6.Ka3! (6.Kc1? Kh2 7.cd Nfg3! 8.Nf4 Bg5 -+; 6.Kb1? Ned2+ 7.Kc2 Bxc4 -+) 6...Be7+ 7.Kb2 Bb7 (7...Bf6+ 8.Ka3 - positional draw) 8.Bxe4+ Bxe4 9.Nf2+ Kg2 10.Nxe4 Kf3 11.Nc3! (w.p. on c4), draw