“There is scarcely any passion without struggle.”
― Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays
im Bartell, Thomas (2358)
im Vigorito, David (2417)
US Chess League 2014.8.26 Position after 34 moves. The critical point of the game. Black had just doubled his Rooks on the h-file, threatening White’s pawn on h3. White can now defend this pawn with 35.Rg3 (with a good game) or he can look for something better…
WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN!
US Chess League 2014.8.26 Vigorito, David–Bartell, Thomas: 35.Rg7+! Kf8 ( Also insufficient is 35…Rxg7 36.Rxe7+ Kxe7 37.Qxg7+ ) 36.Rexe7! Rxh3+ 37.Kg1 Rh1+ ( Or 37…c4+ 38.Be3 ) 38.Qxh1 Rxh1+ 39.Kxh1 1-0 White is up the house and has the attack to boot.