Romanishin, the romantic

by Oliver Reeh
11/6/2021 – In the diagram position, Black's has just played 16...Qg4, threatening 17...Nxg2+ while preventing 0-0-0. So, White's king is in a fix, and in the game it ended up getting checkmated on ... a5! Enjoy!

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Oliver Reeh is an International Master, lives in Hamburg, and plays for the "Hamburger Schachklub" in the "Bundesliga". He is a long-time member of the ChessBase team, and regularly entertains and educates readers with his tactic column in the ChessBase Magazine. He is also co-author of the popular DVDs on Bobby Fischer, Mihhail Tal, Alexander Alekhine, and José Raul Capablanca appearing in the ChessBase Master Class Series.
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oxygenes oxygenes 11/7/2021 01:28
@tip4success: How else can black stop 17.0-0-0? Black was worse, just white lost thread. 15.Bb2 was not good and still 17.Be2 could equalise game - Qxg2 18.0-0-0
tip4success tip4success 11/6/2021 10:53
Did GM Romanishin calculate the 12 moves leading to the mate after Qg4, or went by intuition (à la Tal)?
brian8871 brian8871 11/6/2021 10:20
Why do the notes suddenly switch to German?