A. Pallier (France)
 
Win 3+4

1.Ra5 ! 1.Rh5 ? Kc3 ! (but not 1…Ng2 ? 2.Ra5 +-) 2.Rxh4 a3 ! 3.Rh3 Kb2 4.Rxe3 Kxa2 =
 
1…Kc3 ! 1…h3 2.Rxa4+ +- 
2.Rxa4 Nc4 ! 3.Ra7 !! Kb2 Thematic try : 3.Ra8 ?... 6…Nb6+ and 7…Nxa8.
Other tries : 3.Ra6 ? Kb2 ! = (but not 3…h3 ? 4.Kd5 h2 5.Rh6 +-) or 3.Kf5 ? h3 ! 4.Ra8 Kb2 =
4.a4 ! 4.Kd5 ? Na3 ! 5.Kc5 h3 ! (5…Kxa2 ? 6.Kb4 +-)
4…h3 4…Kb3 5.a5 Kb4 6.a6 Ka5 7.Rc7 ! Nb6 8.a7 Ka6 9.Kd6 +-
5.Kd5 !! h2
 
6.Rh7 Nb6+
7.Kc5 ! Nxa4 +
8.Kb4 ! Nb6
9.Rxh2 + +-