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A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
[FEN “3r1kr1/8/p4qp1/1p2R3/4Q3/8/PPP5/1K4R1 w – – 0 38”]
How should White follow up on 38.Qb4+ Qd6?
Rowson,Jonathan (2485) – Kelly,Brian (2390)
Varsity Oxbridge m London, 07.03.1998
Sicilian Scheveningen [B84]
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.Nc3 d6 6.Be3 a6 7.Qd2 Nf6 8.0-0-0 Be7 9.f4 0-0 10.Be2 Bd7 11.g4 Nxd4 12.Qxd4 Bc6 13.g5 Nd7 14.Rhg1 e5 15.fxe5 Nxe5 16.Rg3 Rc8 17.Bc4 Nxc4 18.Qxc4 b5 19.Qb3 Qd7 20.g6 Qe6 21.gxh7+ Kh8 22.Bd4 Qh6+ 23.Kb1 Bf6 24.Bxf6 Qxf6 25.Qb4 Rfd8 26.Rgd3 Qh4 27.Rg3 Qf6 28.Rdg1 g6 29.h4 Kxh7 30.h5 Rg8 31.Rg5 Kh6 32.e5 dxe5 33.Qh4 Kg7 34.hxg6 fxg6 35.Ne4 Bxe4 36.Qxe4 Kf8 37.Rxe5 Rd8 38.Qb4+ Qd6
39.Rf1+ Kg7 40.Re7+!! 1-0 Forces mate: 40…Qxe7 41.Qxe7+ Kh6 42.Rh1#.