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A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
How should White respond to 44…Bf2?
Wolff,Patrick G (2545) – Fedorowicz,John P (2525)
USA-ch m Los Angeles (2.1), 1991
Sicilian Richter-Rauzer [B67]
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bg5 e6 7.Qd2 a6 8.0-0-0 Bd7 9.f4 b5 10.Bxf6 gxf6 11.Kb1 Qb6 12.Nxc6 Bxc6 13.Qe1 Be7 14.f5 Qc5 15.Bd3 b4 16.Ne2 e5 17.Nc1 a5 18.Qe2 a4 19.Bc4 Rc8 20.Bd5 Bb5 21.Nd3 Qd4 22.Rd2 a3 23.Qf2 Qxf2 24.Rxf2 Bxd3 25.cxd3 Bd8 26.Rc2 Rxc2 27.Kxc2 axb2 28.Rb1 Ke7 29.Rxb2 Ba5 30.Kb3 Bb6 31.Ka4 Kd7 32.Rxb4 Kc7 33.Bxf7 Ra8+ 34.Kb3 Bc5 35.Rb5 Ra3+ 36.Kc2 Bd4 37.Bd5 Kc8 38.g4 h6 39.Kd2 Ra7 40.Be6+ Kc7 41.h4 Kc6 42.Rb8 Rg7 43.Bd5+ Kc5 44.a4 Bf2
45.d4+!! 1-0 45…Kxd4 (45…Bxd4 46.Rb5#; 45…exd4 46.Rb5#) 46.Rc8! Be3+ 47.Ke2 and there is no stopping mate on c4.
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