The automatic recapture...

1/9/2010 – ... of the bishop was what White expected in this position after 25.Bxg7, yet immediately after his move he suddenly realised the possibility 25...Qxb3 26.axb3 Rba6. How would you assess the situation after that? A) Black checkmates; B) this eventually leads to a position with equal chances;  C) White gets the advantage. The solution is here, but first ponder over it with a  larger version of the diagram.

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Position after 25.Bxg7

How would you assess the situation after 25...Qxb3 26.axb3 Rba6.

A) Black checkmates;
B) this eventually leads to a position with equal chances; 
C) White gets the advantage.



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