Janos Mikitovics & Anatoly Skripnik (Hungary - Russia)
 
Draw 7+5

1.a8Q!
1.Ra5? Qh8! (1...Bd1+? 2.Kb4=) 2.Kb3 Nd1!–+ (2...Bd1+? 3.Bc2!=);
1.Bd3+? Bd1+!–+;
1...Rxa8 2.Rxa8 Qb5+
2...Qe5 3.Rg8+!
3.Kb3? Qd5+ 4.Kb2 Qd4+ 5.Kc1 Qe3+–+
3...Kxh1 4.Nxf2+=
3.Ka3 Nd1 4.Rg8+!
4.Ra2? Bc4! 5.Bc2 Bxa2 6.Bxd1 Bd5–+
4...Kxh1
4...Kf1 5.Ra2!=
5.Rf8+? Ke1–+
5.Nf2+!
5.Ra2? Qa6+–+ (5...Qa5+? 6.Kb3 Qb6+ 7.Kc2 Bd3+ 8.Kxd3 Qxb1+ 9.Rc2=) ; 5.Ng3+? Kh2–+ (5...Kg1? 6.Nxe2+
Kf2 7.Ra2=
5...Kh2 6.Nxd1
6.Rh8+? Kg3!–+ (6...Kg2? 7.Nxd1 Qa5+ 8.Kb2 Qe5+ 9.Nc3=)
6...Bxd1 7.Ra2+!
7.Rh8+? Kg3!–+
7...Kh3 8.Rc2!!
8.Bc2? Qc5+! 9.Kb2 Qxc2+! #1/0 (9...Bxc2? 10.Ra3+=)
8...Qxb1 9.Rc3+ Kh4
9...Kh2 10.Rcg3!= Ch. echo motif
10.Rcg3! Ch. echo motif
Thematic try 10.Rc4+? Kh5! 11.Rc5+ Kh6 12.Rc6+ Kh7 13.Rg3 Qa1+!–+ (13...Qb7? 14.Rcg6!= Ch. echo motif)
10...Qc1+ 11.Kb4=