Alain Pallier (France)
 
BTM,Win 5+4

1… Nc1+! 1…Nxa5+? 2.Ka2+- 2.Bc3! 2.Ka4? Rd4+ 3.Bb4 Rbxb4 (3…Rdxb4+? 4.Ka5 +-) 4.Ka5 Nb3+ = 2…Rxc3+ 2...Rb3+ 3.Ka4 +- 3.Ka4 Rc4+ 3…Ra1+ 4.Kb4 (4.Kb5 Rb1+ 5.Ka4 Ra1+ 6.Kb4 is a loss of time since after 5.Ka5? Black has 5…Ra1+! 6.Qa4 Nb3+! [not 6…Rxa4+? 7.Kxa4 +-] 7.Kb4 Rxa4+ 8.Kxa4 Nc5+ 9.Ka3 Rxb7 10.c8=Q and draws thanks to 10…Ra7+! 11.Kb4 Nd3+! 12.Kc3 Nf4! 13.Qf5+ Ng6) 4… Na2+ 5.Ka5! and White wins (not 5.Kb5? Rb1+ 6.Ka5 Ra3+ 7.Qa4 Rxa4 8.Kxa4 Nc3+ 9.Ka5 Ra1+ 10.Kb6 Nd5+ 11.Kc6 Nxc7 12.b8=Q Ne6! =). 4.Ka5 Nb3+! 5.Kb5! 5.Ka(b)6? Nc5+ 6.Ka7 Rxb7+ = 5…Nd2+! 6.Ka6 6.Ka5(?) Nb3+ 7.Kb5 Nd2+ 8.Ka6 is a loss of time. 6…Ra1+ 7.Kb6 7.Kb5(?) Rb1+ 8.Ka6 Rb1+ 9.Kb6 is another loss of time. 7…Rb1+ 8.Qb5! 8.Ka7? Rxc7 9.Qh5+ Kg8! 10.Qe8+ Kh7 or 10.Qd5+ Rf7= 8…Rxb5+ 8…Rcb4 9.Qxb4! +- (9.c8=Q? Rxb5+ and 10…Rxb7 =) 9.Kxb5 Rxc7 10.b8=Q Rf7 11.Qh2+ +- and not 11.Qe5? Nf3! nor 11.Qe8 ? Rf5+ =