17 August 2012

Rusinek's stalemates (2)

Here are the remaining endgame studies by Jan Rusinek that I want to show you. Again, in each of them White is to draw and we get to see a nice stalemate in the main variation.

Szachy 9/1979
3rd-5th Prize
[8/b7/2P4N/2P1n3/8/4P3/k5r1/2K1B3]
    1. c7! Nd3+ 2. Kd1 Nb2+ 3. Kc1 Bxc5 4. Ng4
4. c8=Q? Bxe3+ 5. Bd2 Bxd2+ 6. Kc2 Ba5+
4. - Rxg4 5. c8=Q Rc4+ 6. Bc3 Bxe3+ 7. Kc2 Rxc8

Sachové Umenie 1/1980
1st Honourable Mention
[2b5/8/8/1k5P/3n2N1/8/1P6/Kn6]
    1. Ne3! Nd2 2. h6 N4b3+ 3. Ka2 Nc1+ 4. Ka1 Bb7 5. h7 Ndb3+ 6. Kb1 Be4+ 7. Nc2 Bxh7

Revista de Romana de Sah 8/1982
5th Honourable Mention
[K2R4/8/5P2/2P5/k6r/7b/5P2/b7]
    1. f7!
1. c6? Bxf6 2. c7 Rh7! 3. c8=Q Bg2+ 4. Kb8 Be5+!
1. - Bg2+ 2. f3!
2. Kb8? Be5+ 3. Kc8 Rh7 4. Rd7 Rh8+!
2. - Bxf3+ 3. c6!
3. Ka7? Rh7!
3. - Bxc6+! 4. Ka7
4. Kb8? Be5+ 5. Ka7 Rh7!
4. - Kb5!
4. - Rh7 5. Kb6
5. f8=Q!
5. Rb8+? Ka5! 6. f8=Q Rh7+ 7. Rb7 Rxb7+ 8. Ka8 Rf7+!
5. - Ra4+ 6. Kb8 Be5+ 7. Rd6!
7. Qd6? Kb6 8. Qxe5 Ra8#
7. - Ra8+ 8. Kc7 Rxf8

Tidskrift för Schack 6-7/1982
2nd Prize
[3k2B1/8/1p1P4/3K3b/2R5/1P6/1b2r3/8]
    1. Kc6!
1. Rb4? Bf3+ 2. Kc4 Re4+
1. - b5!
1. - Rg2 2. Be6! Rg6 (2. - b5 3. Rf4) 3. Bf7 Rxd6+ 4. Kxd6 Bxf7 5. Ra4 Kc8 6. Kc6
2. Kxb5
2. Rf4? Be8+
2. - Rg2! 3. Bd5 Rg5 4. Kc6!
4. Rc5? Bd4
4. Kc5? Bf7
4. - Be8+ 5. d7! Bxd7+ 6. Kc5!
6. Kd6? Bg7! 7. Kc5 Be6 8. Kd6 Bxd5
6. - Be6
6. - Bg7 7. Rc2 Be6 8. Rd2
7. Kd6! Bxd5 8. Rc5 Ba3 9. b4 Bxb4 or
8. - Bd4 9. Rb5 (9. Rxd5? Rg6#)

Suomen Shakki, 1991
3rd Honourable Mention
[8/P7/3B4/b7/1R1K4/7r/p2n2P1/4k3]
    1. Ra4! Rh4+ 2. g4 Rxg4+ 3. Kd3 Rxa4 4. a8=Q Rd4+
4. - a1=Q 5. Bg3+
5. Kc2
5. Kxd4? a1=Q+ 6. Kd5 Qa2+ 7. Kc6 Qa4+ 8. Kb7 Qd7+ 9. Ka6 Qxd6+ 10. Kxa5 Qa3+
5. - Rc4+
5. - a1=Q 6. Qh1+ Nf1 7. Bg3+ Ke2 8. Qg2+ Ke3 9. Qf2+ Ke4 10. Qf4+ Kd5 11. Qd6+ Kc4 12. Qc6+ Kb4 13. Qb7+
6. Kb2
6. Kd3? Rc3+ 7. Kd4 Nb3+
6. - a1=Q+ 7. Kxa1 Ra4+ 8. Ba3 Bc3+
8. - Rxa3+ 9. Kb2 Nc4+ 10. Kc2
9. Ka2 Rxa8

Probleemblad 9-10/2005
Commendation
[6k1/8/4Pb1K/4R3/4bN1P/5p2/4p3/8]
    1. e7!
1. Nxe2? Bxe5
1. Rxe4? f2 2. Rxe2 f1=Q 3. Rg2+ Kf8 4. Rg4 Ke7 5. Nd5+ Kxe6 6. Nxf6 Kxf6
1. - Bxe7
1. - Bc6 2. e8=Q+ Bxe8 3. Rxe8+ Kf7 4. Rxe2 fxe2 5. Nxe2 Bxh4
2. Nxe2!
2. Rxe4? f2 3. Nxe2 f1=Q 4. Rxe7 Qf6+ or 3. Rxe2 f1=Q 4. Rxe7 Qxf4+
2. - f2
2. - Bf8+ 3. Kh5 f2 4. Ng3 Bd6 5. Rg5+ Kf7 6. Nxe4 f1=Q 7. Nxd6+ Ke7 8. Rg6
3. Ng3
3. Rxe4? f1=Q 4. Rxe7 Qf6+
3. Rxe7? f1=Q 4. Rxe4 Qf6+ 5. Kh5 Qf5+
3. - Bd6
3. - Bf8+ 4. Kh5
4. Rg5+
4. Nxe4? f1=Q 5. Re8+ Bf8+
4. - Kf7!
4. - Kh8 5. Nf1 Bf4 6. Kh5 Bf3+ 7. Kg6 or 6. - Bd3 7. Rg2
5. Nxe4!
5. Nf1? Bf4 6. Kh5 Bf3+ 7. Kh6 Be2 or 7. Rg4 Kf6
5. - Bf8+
5. - f1=Q 6. Rf5+ Qxf5 7. Nxd6+
6. Kh5 f1=Q 7. Rf5+! Qxf5+ 8. Ng5+ Ke8

Probleemblad 7-9/2007
Prize
[5b2/BR3K2/7P/8/2r3k1/p7/2n5/8]
    1. h7!
1. Kxf8? a2
1. - Bg7!
1. - a2 2. h8=Q a1=Q 3. Qxa1 Nxa1 4. Kxf8
1. - Rf4+ 2. Kg8 a2 3. h8=Q a1=Q 4. Qxa1 Nxa1 5. Rf7
2. Kxg7 a2 3. Bd4!
3. h8=Q? a1=Q+ 4. Kh7 Qh1+
3. - Nxd4
3. - Rxd4 4. Ra7 Rd7+ 5. Rxd7 a1=Q+ 6. Kg8
4. Ra7
4. h8=Q? a1=Q 5. Kg8 Rc5
4. - Rc7+! 5. Rxc7

a) 5. - Nf5+ 6. Kg8! Nh6+ 7. Kh8!
7. Kg7? a1=Q+ 8. Kxh6 Qf6#
7. - a1=Q+ 8. Rg7+ Kf3

b) 5. - a1=Q 6. h8=Q Ne6+ 7. Kg8!
7. Kh7? Qb1+ 8. Kg8 Qb8+ 9. Kh7 Qxc7+
7. - Qa8+ 8. Kh7 Ng5+ 9. Kg7 Qa1+ 10. Kg8 Qa2+ 11. Kf8!
11. Kg7? Qb2+ 12. Kg8 Qb8+ 13. Kg7 Qxc7+
11. - Qa3+ 12. Re7

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