Ouch!! There is nothing to do. If now 29… Qxg5-ch 30. Qe3 Rxf2-ch 31. Rxf2 Qxe3-ch 32. Kxe3 Rb8 33. Rfh2 Kf7 34. g5 Black still gets mated! Black threw in the towel! 1-0 A finely calculated finish!
POSITION AFTER WHITE’S 13th MOVE:
AN UNNECESSARY LOSS!
gm WANG HAO
Black is not the least bit worse in this position as Black opens up the position for his Bishop pair…
The White Rook on a3 is also attacked here. Motylev must play with precision to avoid getting the worse of it….
14.Qa4-ch! Qd7 15.QxQ-ch KxQ
Fortunately for White there is a way to avoid losing material
16.Rb3! Kc7 17.Rc3-ch! Kb6 18.Rb3-ch
BLACK TO PLAY AND LOSE!
Here Black can take the draw by repeating position with 18…Kc7
Clearly Wang wants to play for a win, but completely overlooked White’s next move that forces his resignation! Who says there is no luck in chess!
It has to be admitted that it is easy to overlook this amazing move. The move simply wins, as Black is faced with the unpleasant choice of losing a piece or getting mated. 19…BxB allows mate in one move. And 19…KxB allows the Rook lift (mating) with 20.Ke2.
BLACK THREW IN THE TOWEL.
SPRAGGETT ON CHESS