Alain Pallier (France)
 
Draw 8+7

1.c8=Q Rd3! -1…Rd5 2.Bd4! Bxd4 3.Nxd4 Rxg6 4.Kh7 Rg1 5.Kh6 c1=Q 6.Qxc1 Rxc1 7.b8=Q = -1…Rxb7+ 2.Bd4! c1=Q 3.Qxb7 Bxd4+ 4.Nxd4 Rd8+ 5.Kh7 Qe1 6.g7 Qh4+ 7.Kg6 Qg3+ 8.Kh7! Qh2+ 9.Kg6 Qg1+ 10.Kh7 Qxd4 11.Qb1+ (11.g8=Q) = 2.Be3 2.Bd4? Bxd4 3.Nxd4 Rxg6 -+ 2…Rxb3 -2…Rd8+ 3.Qxd8 Rd7+ 4.g7! Rxd8+ 5.Kh7 Bxg7 6.a5! (6.Kxg7? Rd7+ 7.Kf6 Rxb7 8.Nc1 Kg2! 9.Bd4 Rb1 10.Na2 Rb4 11.Ke5 and, eg, 11…Kf3 12.a5 Rb5+ 13.Kxe6 Ke2 14.Nc3+ Kxd2 -+) 6…Be5 7.a6 Bb8 8.Kg6 Rd7 and, eg, 9.Bf4 Rxb7 10.axb7 Bxf4 11.Kf6 Kf2 12.Kf5 e3 13.Kxf4 = or 7…Rd3 8.Nc1 Rd7+ 9.Kg6 Bb8 10.Kf6 Kg2 11.Bc5 Rh7 12.Bd6 Ba7 13.Bc5 Bb8 14.Bd6 = -2…Rxb7+ 3.Nd4 c1=Q (or first 3…Bxd4+ 4.Bxd4 Rxd4 5.Qxb7) 4.Qxb7 Bxd4+ 5.Bxd4 Rxd4 6.g7 Rd8+ 7.g8=Q Rxg8+ 8.Kxg8 Qxd2 9.Qxe4+ = 3.d4! 3.Qxc2? Rc7+ 4.Qxb2 Rxb2 5.g7 (5.Bf4 Rcxb7 6.g7 Rxg7 7.Kxg7 and, eg, 7…Kg2 8.Kf6 Kf3  9.Be3 Ke2 10.Ke5 Kd3 11.a5 Rb5+ 12.Kxe6 Rxa5 -+) 5…Rcxb7 6.g8=Q Rb8 7.Qxb8 (7.Kg7 Rxg8+ 8.Kxg8 Kg2 -+) 7…Rxb8+ -+ 3…c1=Q! 3…exd3 4.Qc6+ Kh2 5.Bf4+ Kg1 6.Be3+ = 4.Bxc1 Bxd4 5.Be3! 5.Bh6? Rgxb7+ -+ 5…Bb2! 5…Rxg6+ 6.Kh7 Rg7+ 7.Kh6 Rxe3 8.Qc1+ Rg1 9.Qxg1+ Kxg1 10.b8=Q = 6.Bd4! Rxg6 6…Bxd4 7.Qc1+ = 7.Kh7! 7.Bxb2?? Rh3 mate 7…Rg4(2) 8.Bc3!! Bxc3 8…Rxc3 9.Qxc3 Bxc3 10.b8=Q = 9.b8=Q Rxb8 10.Qxb8 = eg  10…e3 11.Qb7+ Rg2 12 .Qb1+ Kh2 13.Qd3 Bd2 14.a5 or (if 7…Rg2 has been played) 11.Qb1+ Kh2 12.Qd3 etc.