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[FEN “3R4/2p2p1p/pq4pk/4Q3/P3P2P/2P1bB2/6PK/5r2 b – – 0 38”]
How should Black follow up on 38…f6 39.Qe7?
Zawadzka,Jolanta (2348) – Stefanova,Antoaneta (2496)
EU-ch 8th (Women) Dresden (2), 04.04.2007
Ruy Lopez [C78]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Bc5 6.c3 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.a4 Bg4 9.h3 Bxf3 10.Qxf3 Na5 11.Bd1 b4 12.d3 Rb8 13.Qg3 bxc3 14.bxc3 0-0 15.Nd2 Re8 16.Kh1 d5 17.exd5 Qxd5 18.Re1 Bd6 19.Qe3 Qc6 20.Ne4 Nxe4 21.dxe4 Nb3 22.Rb1 Bc5 23.Qe2 Nxc1 24.Rxc1 Ba3 25.Rc2 Red8 26.Qf3 Rb1 27.Rg1 Rd6 28.Ra2 Bc5 29.Qg4 g6 30.Bf3 Qb6 31.Re2 Rxg1+ 32.Kxg1 Rd1+ 33.Kh2 Rf1 34.Qg5 Bxf2 35.Rd2 Be3 36.Rd8+ Kg7 37.Qxe5+ Kh6 38.h4 f6 39.Qe7
39…Bf4+ 40.Kh3 Rh1+ 41.Kg4 Rxh4+ 0-1 Forces mate: 42.Kxh4 Qf2+ and …Qg3#.