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1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 exf4 4. Bxg7 Qh4 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 gxh2 7. Kf1 hxg1=Q 8. Kxg1

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Ryszard STERNIK

of Poland



Flag and map source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

    
    
    (2019-01-01)
    (All annotations below by Fritz)
    (Games' source: Marek's 1.b4 database)
    
    
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2008.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Inving, Yugi"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1765"]
    [PlyCount "90"]
    [EventDate "2008.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 a6 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. a3 e5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nf3 $146 e4 6. Nd4 Be7 (6... Bd6 7.
    g3 $15 (7. c5 Be7 8. d3 exd3 9. Qxd3 O-O 10. Nd2 Ne5 11. Qc2) (7. d3 exd3 8.
    Qxd3 O-O 9. Nf5 Be5 10. Bxe5 Nxe5 11. Qg3) 7... O-O 8. Bg2 a5 9. Nb5 Be5 10.
    Bxe5 Nxe5 11. N1c3) (6... Ne5 7. e3 (7. Qc2 d6 8. f4 exf3 9. Nxf3 a5 10. Nxe5
    dxe5 11. Bxe5) 7... d6 8. Nc3 Be7 9. f4 exf3 10. Nxf3 Be6 11. Nxe5) (6... g6 7.
    d3 (7. e3 Be7 8. Nc3 Nxd4 9. exd4 a5 10. bxa5 O-O 11. Be2) (7. g3 Ne5 8. Qb3 c5
    9. Nc2 Qc7 10. Nc3 b5 11. cxb5) 7... exd3 8. Qxd3 Ne5 9. Qb3 Bh6 10. Nf5 gxf5
    11. Bxe5) 7. Nf5 $15 (7. e3 O-O 8. Nc3 Nxd4 9. exd4 d5 10. Qc2 dxc4 11. Bxc4) (
    7. d3 exd3 8. Qxd3 Ne5 9. Qb3 O-O 10. Nc3 Re8 11. e3) 7... O-O 8. d3 (8. Nc3 d6
    9. Ne3 b5 (9... Be6 10. g3 d5 11. cxd5) 10. cxb5 axb5 $15 11. Nxb5) 8... d6 (
    8... d5 9. Nxe7+ (9. dxe4 dxc4 10. Qxd8 Bxd8 11. Ng3) 9... Qxe7 10. cxd5 Nxd5
    11. Nc3 $17 {-1.14/9} (11. dxe4 Qxe4 12. Nd2 $17)) 9. Nxe7+ (9. dxe4 Nxe4 10.
    Nxe7+ Qxe7 11. Nc3) 9... Qxe7 10. e3 (10. Nc3 $142 exd3 (10... Ne5 11. e3) 11.
    Qxd3 $17) (10. dxe4 Nxe4 11. Nc3) 10... a5 (10... Bf5 $5 $17 11. Nc3) (10...
    Bg4 11. Qc2) 11. b5 $15 (11. Nd2 $17 {-0.94/9}) 11... Ne5 (11... Bg4 12. Qc2
    exd3 13. Bxd3 $11) 12. d4 $11 Bg4 (12... Neg4 13. Nc3 Nh6 14. Qc2 $11) 13. Qc2
    Ned7 14. h3 Bh5 15. Nc3 h6 (15... Nb6 16. Ne2 $14) 16. Ne2 Bg6 17. Nf4 Bf5 18.
    g4 Bh7 19. Be2 (19. Bg2 Nb6 $11) 19... g5 20. Ng2 Qe6 21. h4 c6 (21... d5 22.
    O-O-O $11) 22. hxg5 $14 hxg5 23. bxc6 (23. Rc1 Rfc8 24. bxc6 bxc6 $11) 23...
    bxc6 24. a4 (24. Rh6 d5 $11) 24... Rfb8 (24... Rab8 25. Rh6 $11) 25. Bc3 c5 (
    25... Nb6 26. Bd2 $15) 26. Qd1 Qe7 (26... Rb7 27. Kf1 $11) 27. Qd2 (27. Kf1 Rb7
    $14) 27... Qe6 $11 28. Rd1 Rb3 (28... Nxg4 $143 29. dxc5 Nge5 30. Qxd6 $16) 29.
    Rc1 (29. Bxa5 Nxg4 30. Bc7 Ndf6 31. dxc5 dxc5 $11) 29... Rab8 30. Bxa5 (30. Qd1
    $5 $11) 30... Nxg4 $17 31. Qd1 Ndf6 32. Bc7 R8b4 33. a5 Rd3 (33... Ra3 34. dxc5
    Qf5 35. O-O dxc5 36. f3 Nxe3 37. Qd8+ Kg7 38. fxe4 $11) 34. Bxd3 $15 exd3 35.
    O-O (35. a6 Be4 36. d5 Qf5 $19) 35... Bf5 36. Bd8 (36. dxc5 $5 dxc5 37. a6 $17)
    36... Ne4 (36... Rxc4 $2 37. Rxc4 Qxc4 38. f3 cxd4 39. fxg4 Bxg4 40. Qa1 $18)
    37. f3 Ngf2 38. Rxf2 Nxf2 39. Qd2 (39. Kxf2 Rb2+ 40. Kg3 $19) 39... Nh3+ $17
    40. Kh2 d5 (40... Qh6 41. Kg3 $17) 41. dxc5 Rxc4 42. Bc7 Qh6 43. Rxc4 (43. Kg3
    $142 $5 $17) 43... dxc4 $19 44. Kg3 (44. Qb4 c3 $1 45. Qb8+ Kh7 $19) 44... g4
    45. Nh4 Bc8 0-1
    
    [Event "EM b4-05-22"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Azzoug, Sam"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "19"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 b6 2. Nf3 Bb7 3. c4 Nf6 4. a3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. cxd5 Bxd5 7. Nc3 Bb7 (7...
    Bxf3 8. exf3 c6 9. Bf4 $11) 8. Qa4+ Nc6 (8... Qd7 9. b5 $11) 9. e4 $14 Be7 $4 (
    9... a6 $142 $14) 10. Bb5 $18 1-0
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Szyndler, Stanislaw"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "106"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 (1. e4 e5 $11) 1... d5 2. Bb2 b6 (2... f6 3. e3 $15) 3. Nf3 $11 c5 4. b5
    (4. bxc5 bxc5 5. e3 Qb6 $11) 4... Nf6 5. e3 Bg4 6. c4 e6 7. Be2 Nbd7 8. O-O Bd6
    9. d3 O-O 10. Nbd2 Qc7 11. h3 Bh5 12. Qb3 Rfe8 13. g4 Bg6 14. Nh4 Ne5 (14...
    Bh2+ $5 15. Kg2 Be5 $11) 15. f4 $16 Ned7 16. Qc3 (16. Nxg6 $142 fxg6 17. Bf3
    $16) 16... d4 $17 17. exd4 Bxf4 {Black is in command} (17... cxd4 18. Qc2 Nd5
    19. Nxg6 Ne3 $17 (19... fxg6 $143 20. Bxd4 Bc5 21. Bxc5 Qxc5+ 22. Rf2 $15)) 18.
    Ng2 (18. dxc5 Bxd2 19. Qxd2 Qg3+ 20. Ng2 bxc5 21. g5 $16) 18... cxd4 $19 19.
    Qc2 Be3+ 20. Kh1 Qc5 (20... a6 21. Nxe3 dxe3 22. g5 $19) 21. Nxe3 (21. Nb3 Qd6
    $17) 21... dxe3 $17 22. Nf3 e5 23. Qc3 (23. Nh4 Nf8 $15) 23... h6 24. Nh4 Qd6 (
    24... Bh7 $142 $5 $17) 25. Nxg6 $11 fxg6 26. Rf3 (26. g5 hxg5 27. Bf3 Rad8 $15)
    26... Qc5 (26... a6 27. bxa6 Rxa6 28. Rxe3 $11) 27. Re1 (27. g5 hxg5 28. Raf1
    a6 $11) 27... Rac8 (27... a6 28. bxa6 Rxa6 29. g5 hxg5 30. Qb3 $11) 28. Qc1 e4
    (28... g5 29. Qxe3 Qb4 30. Qc1 $11) 29. d4 (29. Rxe3 g5 $14) 29... Qg5 30. Rxe3
    Nd5 31. Ra3 Qh4 32. Bf1 (32. Rxa7 $143 Qxh3+ 33. Kg1 Ne3 $17) 32... Rc7 33. Qd2
    e3 (33... N5f6 34. Rae3 $14) 34. Qd1 Nf4 (34... Rxc4 35. Bxc4 Qxh3+ 36. Kg1
    Qg3+ 37. Kh1 Qh3+ 38. Kg1 Qg3+ 39. Kh1 Qh3+ $11) 35. Raxe3 $18 Rxe3 36. Rxe3
    Nf6 (36... Qd8 37. Qb3 $18) 37. Bc3 (37. Qe1 Qxe1 38. Rxe1 g5 $18) 37... Qf2 (
    37... Rf7 $142 $16) 38. Rf3 $4 (38. Qf3 $142 Ne4 39. Qxf2 (39. Qxe4 $6 Qxf1+
    40. Kh2 Rxc4 $11) 39... Nxf2+ 40. Kg1 $18) 38... Nxg4 $4 (38... Ne4 $142 $15)
    39. hxg4 $18 Qh4+ 40. Kg1 Qxg4+ 41. Kf2 Qh4+ 42. Ke3 Re7+ 43. Kd2 Qh2+ 44. Kc1
    g5 (44... Ne2+ 45. Kb1 $18) 45. c5 (45. Bb4 $142 $5 Rd7 46. Kb1 Qg1 $18) 45...
    Qxa2 46. Bb2 Kh8 47. c6 {
    The passed pawn on c6 will quickly become a dangerous weapon} Qa5 48. Rc3 Nd5
    49. Qf3 Qa2 (49... Nxc3 50. Qf8+ Kh7 51. Qxe7 Na2+ 52. Kb1 Nc3+ 53. Kc2 Ne2 $18
    ) 50. Rb3 (50. c7 Rxc7 51. Qf8+ Kh7 52. Rxc7 Nxc7 53. Bd3+ g6 54. d5 Qxb2+ 55.
    Kxb2 Ne8 56. Qf7+ Kh8 57. Bxg6 Nf6 58. Qxf6+ Kg8 59. Qf7+ Kh8 60. Qf8#) 50...
    Re1+ $16 51. Kd2 Rxf1 52. Qxd5 (52. Qxf1 {Deflection from b3} Qxb3) 52... Rf2+
    53. Kc3 {With the decisive threat c7} Qa5+ 1-0
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2015.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Nezumi, Mashi"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "1805"]
    [BlackElo "1800"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "2015.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 b6 3. e3 Bb7 4. Nf3 a6 5. a3 Nc6 (5... d5 6. Nc3 Nbd7 7. Be2
    e5 8. O-O Bd6 9. Nh4 d4 10. exd4 exd4 11. Na2 O-O 12. Nf5 Ne8 13. Nxd6 Nxd6 14.
    Bxd4 Qg5 15. Bf3 Qh4 16. Bc3 Rae8 17. Bxb7 Nxb7 18. Qf3 Nd6 19. Rfe1 Nb5 20.
    Bb2 {kamret (2195)-NN/GameColony.com 2003 (39)}) 6. d4 $146 (6. g3 e6 7. Bg2
    Rb8 8. O-O Be7 9. c4 O-O 10. b5 axb5 11. cxb5 Na5 12. a4 Bd5 13. Nd4 Nc4 14.
    Bc3 Bxg2 15. Kxg2 e5 16. Nf5 Ne4 17. d3 Nxc3 18. Nxc3 Nd6 19. Nxd6 Bxd6 20. Ne4
    Be7 {rryy44-reedevill/kurnik 2014/1-0 (39)}) 6... b5 (6... d5 7. c4 $14) 7. c4
    bxc4 8. Bxc4 (8. d5 Na7 9. Bxf6 gxf6 10. Bxc4 Nc8 $14) 8... d5 (8... e6 9. Nc3
    $14) 9. Bb3 (9. Bd3 e6 $14) 9... e6 10. Ba4 Bd6 (10... Nd7 11. Qc2 Ncb8 12. Nc3
    $14) 11. Qc2 $16 O-O $2 (11... Qd7 $142 $16) 12. Bxc6 $18 Bxc6 13. Qxc6 Qb8 (
    13... a5 14. bxa5 Rxa5 15. O-O $18) 14. Ne5 Qb6 15. Nd2 Bxe5 (15... Qb5 16. Rc1
    $18) 16. Qxb6 cxb6 17. dxe5 Nd7 18. Rc1 a5 19. Rc7 Rfd8 (19... axb4 20. Rxd7
    bxa3 21. Bd4 $18) 20. Ke2 axb4 21. axb4 Ra2 (21... f6 22. exf6 gxf6 23. Rhc1
    $18) 22. Bd4 f6 23. exf6 Nxf6 (23... e5 24. f7+ $1 Kf8 25. Bc3 $18) 24. Re7 Ne4
    (24... b5 25. Rc1 Ra4 26. Rcc7 $18) 25. Rxg7+ Kf8 26. Rd1 Rc8 27. f3 (27. Rxh7
    $6 Rcc2 28. Rh8+ Kf7 $16) 27... Nc3+ 28. Bxc3 (28. Bxc3 Rxc3 29. Rb7 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-115"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1998.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kucharkowski, Jens"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "1998.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 b6 2. Bb2 Bb7 3. Nf3 Na6 4. a3 $14 c5 5. bxc5 (5. e3 Nf6 $14) 5... Nxc5
    $11 6. e3 e6 7. c4 f5 (7... Na6 8. Nc3 $11) 8. Nc3 (8. Ne5 Qh4 $11) 8... Nf6 9.
    d4 Nce4 10. Nxe4 fxe4 11. Nd2 Be7 12. Be2 O-O 13. O-O Rc8 14. Rc1 Rc7 15. Qa4
    Bc6 16. Qc2 d5 17. cxd5 exd5 18. f3 Bd6 19. Qb3 exf3 20. Rxf3 Qe7 {
    Attacking the isolated pawn on a3} (20... Qd7 $142 $5 21. h3 Ba4 22. Rxc7 Bxc7
    $15) 21. e4 $14 Nxe4 $2 {White creates threats along the open e-file} (21...
    Qxe4 22. Nxe4) 22. Rxc6 $1 $18 {Annihilates a defender: c6} Rxc6 {Decoy to c6}
    23. Qxd5+ {Theme: Double Attack} Kh8 24. Rxf8+ (24. Qxc6 $6 Nxd2 25. Rxf8+ Qxf8
    $16) (24. Nxe4 $6 Bxh2+ 25. Kf1 Rcc8 $14) 24... Qxf8 {Threatening mate: Qf2}
    25. Qxe4 (25. Qxc6 $6 Nxd2 26. Bc3 Bf4 $16) 25... Rc7 26. Bd3 {
    The mate threat is Qxh7} Qg8 27. Nf3 Re7 28. Qf5 (28. Qf5 Re8 29. Ng5 Re1+ 30.
    Kf2 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr 3GMM-13"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Svensson, Jan"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "68"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Na6 2. a3 c5 3. b5 (3. e4 Nf6 $14) 3... Nc7 $11 4. a4 (4. e4 d5 $11) 4...
    d5 5. e3 (5. Nf3 Nf6 $15) 5... Nf6 6. c4 (6. Bb2 Bf5 $15) 6... g6 (6... e5 7.
    Bb2 Bd6 8. Nf3 $17) 7. Bb2 Bg7 8. Nf3 O-O 9. Be2 b6 (9... dxc4 10. O-O $15) 10.
    d3 (10. O-O a6 $11) 10... dxc4 11. dxc4 Bb7 12. Nbd2 Ne4 (12... a6 13. O-O $11)
    13. Bxg7 $14 Kxg7 14. Ra2 (14. Nxe4 Bxe4 15. a5 Qxd1+ 16. Rxd1 Rfd8 $14) 14...
    Ne8 (14... a6 15. Nxe4 Bxe4 16. Rd2 $14) 15. O-O Qc7 16. a5 {
    White fights for the Initiative} Nxd2 (16... Rd8 17. Qa1+ Kg8 18. Rd1 $14) 17.
    Rxd2 Nd6 18. a6 Bxf3 19. Bxf3 (19. gxf3 $143 Rad8 $11) 19... Rad8 20. Qc2 Nf5
    21. Rfd1 Rd6 22. Be4 (22. Rxd6 Nxd6 23. Qc3+ Kg8 $16) 22... Rfd8 23. Bxf5 gxf5
    24. g3 (24. Qc3+ Kg8 $16) 24... Rxd2 $14 25. Rxd2 Rxd2 26. Qxd2 Qe5 $2 (26...
    e5 $142 $16) 27. Qd7 $18 Qe4 28. Qxa7 Qb1+ 29. Kg2 Qe4+ 30. f3 Qxe3 31. Qb7 $4
    (31. Qxb6 h6 32. a7 Qe2+ 33. Kh3 Qf1+ 34. Kh4 Qxf3 35. h3 f4 36. Qf6+ Kxf6 37.
    a8=Q Qxg3+ 38. Kh5 Qxh3#) 31... Qd2+ 32. Kh3 Qh6+ 33. Kg2 Qd2+ 34. Kf1 Qd1+
    1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2015.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kuge, Tom"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "1855"]
    [BlackElo "1700"]
    [PlyCount "81"]
    [EventDate "2015.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d6 2. e3 Nh6 $146 (2... Nd7 3. Bc4 Ngf6 4. Nc3 a5 5. b5 Nb6 6. Bd3 a4 7.
    Nge2 e5 8. f4 Qe7 9. fxe5 dxe5 10. Ng3 Bg4 11. Be2 h5 12. h3 Be6 13. Bf3 O-O-O
    14. O-O g5 15. Nxh5 Nxh5 16. Bxh5 f5 17. g4 {
    Susanna-Cappello/corr 1964/0-1 (40)}) (2... e5 3. d4 e4 (3... Nd7 4. d5 f5 5.
    Bb5 a5 6. c3 Ne7 7. a3 c6 8. dxc6 bxc6 9. Bd3 c5 10. Bb2 Bb7 11. f3 d5 12. f4
    d4 13. cxd4 Bxg2 14. dxe5 Bxh1 15. e6 Nb8 16. Bb5+ Bc6 17. Qxd8+ Kxd8 18. Bxc6
    {Brunner,H-Blankenberg,B/T0002 DESC 2000/0-1}) 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 c6 6. d5 Be7 7.
    Nge2 O-O 8. Ng3 Bg4 9. Qd2 Na6 10. a3 cxd5 11. cxd5 Nc7 12. Bb2 Qd7 13. Bc4 Bd8
    14. Qd4 b5 15. Bb3 Nh5 16. Ngxe4 Bf5 17. Ne2 {
    Taulien,H (2350)-Dammer,A (2400)/RSX - Spendenturnier 2005/1-0 (44)}) (2... g6
    3. Bb2 f6 4. c4 Bg7 5. d4 Nc6 6. b5 Nb8 7. Nf3 Bg4 8. Be2 Bxf3 9. Bxf3 Nd7 10.
    Bxb7 Rb8 11. Bc6 Nh6 12. O-O Nf7 13. a4 O-O 14. d5 a6 15. Bxd7 Qxd7 16. Nd2
    axb5 17. axb5 {bluepiramid2 (1715)-byniu2/kurnik 2012/0-1 (51)}) (2... Nc6 3.
    b5 Na5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Bd3 c5 7. h3 Bxf3 8. Qxf3 cxd4 9. exd4 Qb6 10.
    Be3 d5 11. Nd2 e6 12. O-O Rc8 13. a4 Bd6 14. Rfe1 O-O 15. Rac1 Bb4 16. Rcd1
    Rfd8 17. Rf1 {Crafty 19.01-Comet B50/1-0 (39)}) (2... e5 3. d4 $15) 3. Nf3 e5
    4. Nc3 g5 (4... d5 5. Nxe5 Bxb4 6. Bb2 $11) 5. h3 Be6 6. d4 (6. e4 Rg8 $14)
    6... g4 (6... d5 $5 7. dxe5 Bxb4 $14) 7. hxg4 $14 Nxg4 8. d5 Bf5 (8... Bd7 9.
    e4 $14) 9. e4 (9. Bd3 Bg6 $16) 9... Bg6 (9... Bd7 10. Be2 $14) 10. Be2 (10. Nh4
    h5 $16) 10... Nf6 (10... Be7 11. Qd3 Nd7 12. Qb5 $14) 11. Bd3 Nbd7 12. Qe2 (12.
    Nh4 Bg7 $16) 12... Bg7 (12... Be7 13. Be3 $14) 13. Rb1 $16 a6 14. O-O (14. b5
    axb5 15. Bxb5 Qc8 $16) 14... Qe7 (14... Rg8 15. a4 $11) 15. a4 {
    White prepares the advance b5} Nh5 16. g3 (16. Rb3 Nf4 17. Bxf4 exf4 $11) 16...
    h6 (16... Nhf6 17. Re1 $11) 17. a5 (17. b5 Nc5 $14) 17... Bf6 18. b5 Nc5 (18...
    axb5 19. Rxb5 (19. Nxb5 $6 Nc5 $11) 19... Nc5 20. Be3 Nxd3 21. Qxd3 $16) 19.
    bxa6 $16 bxa6 20. Be3 Nxd3 21. Qxd3 Bg5 22. Rb7 (22. Qc4 Qd7 23. Bxg5 hxg5 24.
    Nxg5 Rc8 $16) 22... O-O (22... Bxe3 $5 23. Qxe3 Nf6 $16) 23. Nxg5 hxg5 24. Rfb1
    Kg7 (24... f5 25. Qc4 f4 26. gxf4 gxf4 27. Bd2 $16) 25. Bd2 (25. Qd2 f6 $18)
    25... Rh8 (25... g4 26. R1b6 $1 $16) 26. Qf3 Rh7 27. Rb8 Rh8 28. Rxa8 Rxa8 29.
    Qe2 Rh8 (29... Qd8 30. Kg2 $18) 30. Qxa6 $18 Qd7 31. Qf1 (31. Bxg5 Qg4 32. Qd3
    Qxg5 $17) 31... Qg4 (31... Nf6 32. Qg2 g4 33. Bg5 $16) 32. Qg2 Ra8 33. Ra1 f5
    34. Nb5 (34. f3 Qxg3 35. Bxg5 fxe4 36. Qxg3 Nxg3 37. Kg2 $18) 34... Qe2 $2 (
    34... Rc8 $142 $5 35. f3 Qxg3 36. exf5 Qxg2+ 37. Kxg2 Be8 $18) 35. Nxc7 $18 Ra7
    (35... Rc8 36. Ne6+ Kf7 37. exf5 Bxf5 38. Qf3 (38. Bxg5 $143 Rxc2 39. Be3 Nf6
    $18) 38... Qxf3 39. Nxg5+ Ke8 40. Nxf3 Bxc2 41. Bb4 $18) 36. Ne6+ Kg8 37. Be3 (
    37. f3 Qxg2+ 38. Kxg2 fxe4 $18) 37... Rxa5 (37... Ra8 38. exf5 Bxf5 39. Bxg5
    $18) 38. Rxa5 Qe1+ 39. Kh2 Qxa5 40. exf5 (40. Nxg5 $6 Nf6 $16) (40. Bxg5 $6
    fxe4 41. c4 Qa2 $16) 40... Bxf5 41. Qf3 (41. Qf3 Bxe6 42. dxe6 $18 (42. Qxh5 $6
    Qxd5 43. Qg6+ Kf8 $16)) (41. Bxg5 $6 Qa4 42. Qf3 Qxc2 $18) (41. Nxg5 $6 Nf6 42.
    Qf3 Ng4+ 43. Kg2 Nxe3+ 44. fxe3 Qd2+ 45. Kf1 Qc1+ 46. Kf2 Qd2+ 47. Qe2 Qxd5 $16
    ) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-92-98"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Van Esbroeck, Dirk"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "69"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nh6 2. Bb2 Rg8 3. c4 e6 4. b5 (4. Qa4 Qh4 $11) 4... b6 (4... d5 5. Nf3
    $11) 5. e3 Bb7 6. Nf3 f5 (6... a6 7. Bd3 $14) 7. Be2 g5 8. Kf1 (8. O-O $5 $14)
    8... g4 $11 9. Ne1 (9. Ne5 a6 $11) 9... Qh4 10. Be5 (10. Kg1 Nf7 $11) 10... d6
    (10... Kd8 11. d4 $11) 11. Bg3 Qf6 12. Nc3 Nd7 13. d4 Be7 14. h3 (14. Kg1 a6
    $11) 14... O-O-O 15. hxg4 Nxg4 16. Bxg4 Rxg4 17. Rxh7 Rh8 18. Rxh8+ Qxh8 19.
    Kg1 (19. Ke2 Qh1 $11) 19... Bh4 20. Ne2 Nf6 (20... e5 21. c5 dxc5 22. dxe5 Nxe5
    23. Rc1 $15) 21. Nf3 (21. c5 Ne4 22. c6 Ba8 $15) 21... Bxg3 (21... Bxf3 22.
    gxf3 Rg5 23. Kf1 $11) 22. Nxg3 $11 Ne4 23. Nxe4 Bxe4 24. Ne1 Rh4 {
    Threatening mate: Rh1} 25. f3 Rh1+ (25... Bb7 26. Kf2 $15) 26. Kf2 $11 Qh4+ (
    26... Bb7 27. Ke2 $11) 27. Ke2 $14 Qh5 (27... Bb7 28. a4 $14) 28. Kd2 Bb7 29.
    a4 Qh4 30. a5 e5 31. Ke2 Qg3 (31... f4 32. axb6 axb6 33. dxe5 fxe3 34. Qc1 $14)
    32. axb6 axb6 33. Qb1 e4 (33... f4 $142 34. Qf5+ Kd8 35. Qf8+ Kd7 36. dxe5 fxe3
    37. e6+ Kxe6 38. Qe8+ Kf6 39. Qxe3 d5 $16) 34. fxe4 (34. d5 $142 $16) 34...
    Bxe4 $15 35. Qc1 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr SOK-92-88"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Wartig, Wolfgang"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "39"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 a5 2. b5 c6 3. c4 Qb6 4. e3 (4. bxc6 Nxc6 5. Nf3 e5 $11) 4... d5 (4...
    cxb5 5. cxb5 d5 6. Bb2 $11) 5. a4 (5. d4 dxc4 6. Bxc4 cxb5 $11) 5... Bf5 6.
    cxd5 cxd5 7. Nf3 e6 (7... Nf6 8. Bb2 $11) 8. Bb2 Nf6 9. Be2 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11.
    d4 (11. Bd4 Qd6 $11) 11... Nbd7 (11... Rc8 12. Ba3 Bc2 13. Qe1 Bxa3 14. Rxa3
    $11) 12. Nbd2 (12. Ba3 Bxa3 13. Rxa3 Rac8 $11) 12... Rac8 $15 13. Rc1 Ne4 14.
    Ne5 (14. Nxe4 Rxc1 15. Bxc1 Bxe4 $11) 14... Nxe5 15. dxe5 Bb4 (15... Rxc1 16.
    Qxc1 Nc5 17. Qd1 $15) 16. Nxe4 $11 Bxe4 17. Qb3 (17. Bd4 Rxc1 18. Bxb6 Rxd1 19.
    Rxd1 Rc8 $15) 17... Rfd8 (17... Bc5 18. Bd3 $15) 18. Bd4 $11 Bc5 19. Qc3 g6 $4
    (19... Bxd4 $142 20. Qxd4 Qxd4 21. exd4 f6 $11) 20. Bxc5 $18 (20. Bxc5 Qc7 21.
    Qd4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1967.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Turczynowicz, Jolanta"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "40"]
    [EventDate "1967.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 a5 2. b5 e5 3. Bb2 d6 4. e3 b6 (4... Nf6 5. Be2 $11) 5. a4 (5. Qf3 Ra7
    $11) 5... Bb7 (5... Nf6 6. Nf3 $11) 6. Nf3 Nf6 7. c4 (7. Bc4 Nbd7 $11) 7... c5
    (7... e4 8. Nd4 $11) 8. Nc3 Nbd7 (8... Be7 9. Be2 $11) 9. Be2 (9. d3 Be7 $11)
    9... Be7 10. Qc2 h6 (10... Rc8 11. O-O $11) 11. O-O $14 O-O 12. e4 Nh7 (12...
    Nh5 13. Nxe5 Nxe5 14. f4 $14) 13. d3 (13. Rac1 Nhf6 $14) 13... f5 (13... Ng5
    14. Nd5 $11) 14. Nd2 Qe8 (14... Ng5 15. Nd5 $14) 15. exf5 Rxf5 {
    Black gets the initiative} 16. Bf3 (16. d4 Rf4 17. dxc5 Nxc5 $14) 16... Bxf3
    $11 17. Nxf3 Qh5 (17... Qg6 18. Qe2 $11) 18. Qe2 Raf8 19. Ne4 (19. Nd5 Bd8 20.
    Bc1 Rxf3 21. gxf3 Rxf3 $11) 19... Ng5 20. Nfxg5 $4 (20. Nexg5 $142 Bxg5 21. Nd4
    $15) 20... Qxe2 $19 (20... Qxe2 21. Ne6 Qxb2 22. Nxf8 Rxf8 $19) (20... Rxg5 $6
    21. Rae1 Qxe2 22. Rxe2 $14) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Trusewicz, Janusz"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "82"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 a5 2. b5 $11 e5 3. Bb2 d6 4. e3 b6 5. d3 (5. d4 e4 $11) 5... Bb7 (5...
    Nf6 6. Be2 $11) 6. c4 Nd7 7. Nc3 Ngf6 8. Nf3 Qe7 (8... d5 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5
    Bxd5 11. Nxe5 Nxe5 12. Bxe5 Bb4+ 13. Ke2 $11) 9. Be2 $14 O-O-O (9... d5 10.
    cxd5 Nxd5 11. Nxd5 Bxd5 12. e4 $14) 10. e4 Nc5 11. O-O h6 12. Ba3 (12. Nd5 Qe6
    $14) 12... Nfd7 (12... g5 13. Nd5 Nxd5 14. cxd5 $14) 13. Nd5 Qe8 14. Nh4 g6 15.
    Bg4 Kb8 16. Bxd7 (16. f4 Bg7 $14) 16... Nxd7 (16... Qxd7 17. Rb1 $11) 17. d4 (
    17. f4 Bg7 $14) 17... Bg7 (17... exd4 18. Re1 $11) 18. Bb2 exd4 (18... Qe6 19.
    f4 $11) 19. Bxd4 Bxd4 (19... Be5 20. f4 Bxd4+ 21. Qxd4 $14) 20. Qxd4 $14 Qe5 (
    20... Qe6 21. Nf3 $14) 21. Nf3 Qh5 (21... Qxd4 22. Nxd4 Rde8 23. f3 $14) 22.
    Rfe1 g5 23. Qc3 g4 24. Nd4 Qe5 25. Rac1 (25. Rad1 Nc5 $14) 25... Rde8 (25...
    Nc5 26. Nf5 $11) 26. Re3 h5 27. Rce1 h4 28. Qd2 (28. f4 gxf3 29. Rxf3 Rh7 $14)
    28... Nc5 (28... h3 29. g3 $11) 29. Nc6+ (29. f4 $5 Qg7 30. Qc3 $14) 29... Bxc6
    $15 30. bxc6 g3 (30... Rhg8 31. Qc2 $15) 31. f4 (31. h3 $5 $11) 31... gxh2+ $15
    32. Kxh2 Qg7 33. Rb1 (33. e5 dxe5 34. fxe5 Re6 $15) 33... Kc8 (33... Rhg8 $142
    34. Rbe1 h3 35. gxh3 Nxe4 $17) 34. Nxb6+ $2 (34. Qc3 $142 $5 Qh6 35. Rbe1 $15)
    34... cxb6 $19 35. Rxb6 Rhg8 (35... Nxe4 36. Qxa5 Qg3+ 37. Rxg3 hxg3+ 38. Kg1
    Rh1+ 39. Kxh1 Nf2+ 40. Kg1 Re1+ 41. Qxe1 Nh3+ 42. gxh3 Kd8 43. Rb7 f5 44. Qe7+
    Kc8 45. Qd7#) (35... Rxe4 36. Qxd6 Qg3+ 37. Kh1 Qe1+ 38. Rxe1 Rxe1+ 39. Kh2
    Rh1+ 40. Kxh1 h3 41. Rb8#) 36. Re2 Qg3+ 37. Kg1 Qd3 (37... Nxe4 $4 38. Rb8+ Kc7
    39. Qxa5+ Kxb8 40. Qb5+ Kc8 41. Qb7+ Kd8 42. Qd7#) 38. Qb2 Kd8 39. Rb7 Nxb7 40.
    Qxb7 Rxg2+ 41. Rxg2 Qe3+ 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr GT"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1997.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Sokanski, Wlodzimierz"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "73"]
    [EventDate "1997.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 a5 2. b5 e5 3. Bb2 d6 4. e3 (4. e4 Nf6 $11) 4... Nd7 (4... Nf6 5. Nf3 $11
    ) 5. c4 (5. Nf3 Ngf6 $11) 5... Ngf6 6. Nf3 (6. d4 Be7 $11) 6... Qe7 (6... e4 7.
    Nd4 $11) 7. Nc3 (7. Be2 e4 8. Nd4 Nb6 $11) 7... c6 (7... Nb6 8. d3 $11) 8. Be2
    $14 g6 (8... e4 9. Nd4 Ne5 10. f4 exf3 11. Nxf3 $14) 9. a4 (9. d4 Bg7 $14) 9...
    Bg7 10. O-O O-O 11. d4 Re8 12. dxe5 (12. Rb1 e4 13. Nd2 c5 $14) 12... dxe5 (
    12... Nxe5 13. Nxe5 dxe5 14. Ba3 $14) 13. Ba3 (13. e4 Nc5 14. Qc2 Bg4 $14)
    13... c5 14. e4 Nb6 15. h3 (15. Qc2 Bg4 $14) 15... Bf8 (15... Be6 16. Qb3 $11 (
    16. Nxe5 $143 Nh5 17. Nd3 Bxc3 18. Bxc5 Qc7 19. Bxb6 Qxb6 $15)) 16. Bb2 (16.
    Qc2 Bd7 $16) 16... Rd8 (16... Be6 17. Qb3 $14) 17. Qc2 $16 Nfd7 18. Rad1 Bg7
    19. Rd2 (19. Nd5 Nxd5 20. cxd5 Qd6 $16) 19... Nf8 (19... Bh6 20. Rd3 $16) 20.
    Nd5 (20. Rxd8 Qxd8 21. Rd1 Nbd7 $16) 20... Nxd5 21. cxd5 b6 22. Bc4 (22. Rd3 f5
    23. d6 Rxd6 24. Rxd6 Qxd6 25. Bc4+ Be6 26. exf5 gxf5 $16) 22... Rd6 23. Re2 (
    23. Qd3 Nd7 $16) 23... Nd7 (23... g5 24. Rd2 $14) 24. Bb3 g5 (24... Bb7 25. Nd2
    $16) 25. Nd2 (25. Rd1 Ra7 $16) 25... h5 (25... g4 26. hxg4 Qh4 27. Nc4 $16) 26.
    Nc4 Rg6 {Black intends g4} (26... Rh6 27. d6 Qd8 28. Rd2 $18) 27. Rd1 (27. Ne3
    g4 28. hxg4 hxg4 $16) 27... g4 $16 28. d6 (28. hxg4 hxg4 29. Ne3 Nb8 $16) 28...
    Qe8 (28... Qh4 $5 $14) 29. Re3 (29. hxg4 hxg4 30. Ne3 Bb7 $18) 29... Bf6 (29...
    Bb7 30. Rg3 $16) 30. Qe2 $18 gxh3 (30... Bg5 31. Rc3 $18) 31. Rxh3 h4 32. f4 (
    32. Qh5 Rg5 33. Qh6 $18) 32... Rb8 $2 (32... exf4 $142 $5 33. Bxf6 Nxf6 34.
    Rxh4 Bg4 35. Rxg4 Nxg4 $14) 33. Qh5 (33. fxe5 $142 Nf8 34. d7 (34. exf6 $6 Bxh3
    35. Ne5 Rxg2+ 36. Qxg2+ Bxg2 37. Bxf7+ Qxf7 38. Nxf7 Bxe4 $16) 34... Bxd7 35.
    Rf3 $18 (35. exf6 $6 Bxh3 36. Nd6 Bg4 $16)) 33... exf4 $4 (33... Rg7 $142 $18)
    34. Rxh4 $1 Kf8 (34... Bxh4 {A deflection} 35. Qh8# {Theme: Double Attack}) 35.
    Bxf6 Nxf6 36. Qh8+ Ng8 37. Ne5 (37. Ne5 Qxe5 38. Qxe5 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Tiger Temat"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Pilz, Erhard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1935"]
    [BlackElo "2125"]
    [PlyCount "48"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 a5 2. b5 d5 3. Bb2 Nf6 4. e3 a4 5. Nf3 e6 6. a3 Nbd7 7. c4 dxc4 8. Bxc4
    Nb6 9. Be2 Bd6 10. Qc2 O-O (10... Bd7 11. e4 Nh5 12. g3 $11) 11. e4 Nh5 12. e5
    Be7 13. g3 f6 14. Ng1 g6 15. f4 Bd7 16. Nf3 c6 17. exf6 Bxf6 18. Ne5 cxb5 19.
    Nc3 (19. Bxh5 $5 gxh5 20. Qe4 $15) 19... Bxe5 $15 20. fxe5 Nc4 21. Ne4 Nxb2 22.
    Qxb2 Bc6 23. d3 Bxe4 24. dxe4 Nf4 (24... Nf4 25. gxf4 Qh4+ 26. Kd1 Qf2 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "email b4-01-05"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Lowry, Paul"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "47"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 a5 2. b5 $11 Nf6 3. Bb2 e6 4. Nf3 Be7 (4... d5 5. e3 $11) 5. e3 (5. e4
    Nxe4 6. Bxg7 Bc5 7. Bxh8 Nxf2 $11) 5... b6 (5... O-O 6. Be2 $11) 6. c4 (6. Be2
    O-O $11) 6... O-O 7. Bd3 (7. Be2 d5 $11) 7... h6 (7... Bb7 8. O-O $11) 8. O-O
    Bb7 9. Nc3 d5 10. cxd5 exd5 (10... Nxd5 11. e4 Nf4 12. Bc2 $11) 11. a4 (11. Rc1
    c5 $14) 11... Nbd7 (11... Re8 12. Rc1 $14) 12. Qc2 (12. Bf5 Re8 $14) 12... Nc5
    13. Bf5 Re8 (13... Bc8 14. Ne5 Bxf5 15. Qxf5 $14) 14. d4 $16 Ncd7 15. Ne5 (15.
    Rfc1 g6 16. Bxg6 fxg6 17. Qxg6+ Kh8 18. Qxh6+ Nh7 $16) 15... Nxe5 (15... Bb4
    16. Nxd7 Nxd7 17. Rfc1 $14) 16. dxe5 Nd7 17. e6 fxe6 (17... Nf8 $5 18. exf7+
    Kxf7 $16) 18. Bxe6+ $18 Kh8 19. Nxd5 Bxd5 $2 (19... Bd6 $142 20. Bf7 Qh4 $18)
    20. Bxd5 Ra7 (20... Rc8 21. Bf7 Bd6 22. Bxe8 Qxe8 23. Rad1 $18) 21. Bf7 Rf8 (
    21... Bd6 $18) 22. Bxg7+ $1 Kxg7 (22... Kxg7 23. Qg6+ {Mate attack}) 23. Qg6+
    Kh8 24. Qxh6# 1-0
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1985.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Pelc, J."]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "39"]
    [EventDate "1985.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 a5 2. b5 Nf6 3. Bb2 d6 4. e3 e5 5. c4 b6 6. Nf3 (6. d4 exd4 7. Bxd4 Be7
    $14) 6... Bb7 (6... Be7 7. Be2 $11) 7. d4 $14 exd4 8. Bxd4 Nbd7 9. Be2 c5 (9...
    Be7 10. O-O $11) 10. Bb2 (10. bxc6 Bxc6 11. Nc3 d5 $16) 10... Ng4 (10... Be7
    11. O-O $14) 11. O-O $16 Nge5 12. Nbd2 (12. Nc3 Be7 $16) 12... g6 (12... Be7
    13. Qc2 $14) 13. Nxe5 (13. Ne1 Nf6 $16) 13... dxe5 $14 14. Nf3 (14. Bf3 Qc7 $14
    ) 14... f6 15. Qc2 Bg7 16. Rad1 Qe7 17. Qd2 (17. Nd2 f5 $14) 17... Rd8 (17...
    e4 18. Ne1 $11) 18. Qd6 $14 Qxd6 19. Rxd6 O-O $2 (19... Bf8 $142 $5 20. Rdd1
    Bg7 $11) 20. Rfd1 $18 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Olsztyn Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1986.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kedzia, Tadeusz"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "44"]
    [EventDate "1986.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. e3 $11 Nf6 4. c4 a5 5. b5 $11 g6 6. Nf3 (6. d4 exd4 7.
    Bxd4 Bg7 $11) 6... Bg7 7. Be2 (7. d4 O-O $11) 7... O-O (7... e4 8. Nd4 $11) 8.
    O-O (8. d4 exd4 9. Bxd4 Nbd7 $11) 8... Be6 9. Nc3 c6 (9... h6 10. d4 Nbd7 11.
    Qc2 $11) 10. a4 (10. d4 Nbd7 $14) 10... Nbd7 $11 11. Qc2 (11. d4 Rc8 $11) 11...
    Rc8 12. d3 (12. d4 exd4 13. Nxd4 Nb6 14. bxc6 bxc6 15. Nxe6 fxe6 $11) 12... Ne8
    (12... d5 13. d4 $11) 13. Ne4 (13. Rfb1 Nef6 $14) 13... h6 $11 14. Ned2 (14.
    Ba3 Qc7 $11) 14... f5 (14... d5 15. Ba3 c5 16. cxd5 Bxd5 17. Bb2 $11) 15. Bc3 (
    15. Rfb1 c5 $11) 15... g5 {Black prepares f4} (15... b6 16. bxc6 Rxc6 17. Rab1
    $11) 16. Nb3 (16. bxc6 Rxc6 17. Rab1 Qc7 $14) 16... b6 $11 17. Nfd2 (17. bxc6
    Rxc6 18. Rab1 d5 $11) 17... g4 (17... d5 18. bxc6 Rxc6 19. Rab1 $11) 18. d4 (
    18. bxc6 Rxc6 19. d4 Qc7 $14) 18... cxb5 (18... Qc7 19. Rfb1 $14) 19. axb5 f4 (
    19... Qc7 20. Rfc1 $14) 20. d5 $16 f3 21. gxf3 (21. Bxf3 gxf3 22. dxe6 fxg2 23.
    Kxg2 Ndf6 $16) 21... gxf3 $14 22. Bxf3 (22. Nxf3 $142 $5 Bh3 23. Rfc1 $14)
    22... Bh3 $15 (22... Bh3 23. Bg2 Qg5 $15) 0-1
    
    [Event "Rynia Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Hudziak, Stanislaw"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "73"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 b5 2. Bb2 Bb7 3. e3 a6 4. Nf3 e6 5. c4 bxc4 6. Bxc4 Nc6 (6... Nf6 7. a3
    $11) 7. a3 $14 Nf6 8. O-O Be7 9. Qc2 O-O 10. Be2 Ne8 11. Nc3 d5 (11... Nd6 12.
    Rfc1 $14) 12. Na4 Bf6 (12... Nf6 13. d4 $16) 13. d4 Be7 14. Rac1 (14. Nc5 Bxc5
    15. dxc5 Nf6 $16) 14... Na7 (14... Nf6 15. Bd3 $16) 15. Bd3 $18 g6 16. Nc5 Bxc5
    17. dxc5 c6 (17... Qe7 18. Rfd1 $18) 18. Qc3 {The mate threat is Qh8} f6 19. e4
    Nb5 20. Qb3 Nbc7 21. Rfe1 Ng7 (21... e5 22. exd5 Nxd5 23. Rcd1 $16) 22. Rcd1 (
    22. e5 f5 $18) 22... Nh5 (22... e5 23. Bc1 $16) 23. Bc2 (23. e5 a5 $18) 23...
    Ng7 (23... e5 24. Qe3 $18) 24. Qe3 (24. e5 f5 $18) 24... Nge8 (24... e5 25. Bd3
    $18) 25. Qh6 (25. exd5 cxd5 26. Bd4 e5 $16) 25... Qd7 (25... e5 26. Bd3 $18)
    26. Qh3 Rd8 27. Qh6 (27. e5 a5 $18) 27... Qg7 (27... Ra8 28. exd5 cxd5 $18) 28.
    Qh4 $18 Qd7 29. g4 (29. e5 f5 $18) 29... Rf7 (29... a5 $5 $16) 30. g5 Qe7 31.
    gxf6 Nxf6 32. Ne5 (32. exd5 cxd5 33. Ne5 Rff8 $18) 32... Nh5 $16 33. Qxe7 Rxe7
    34. Ng4 Ree8 35. Re3 Nb5 $4 (35... Kf8 $142 $16) 36. Nh6+ $18 Kf8 37. Rf3+ (37.
    Rf3+ Nf6 38. exd5 exd5 39. Rxf6+ Kg7 40. Rxg6+ Kf8 41. Rg8+ Ke7 42. Rg7+ Ke6
    43. Bf5#) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-96-114"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1997.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Feilmayr, Erwin"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "75"]
    [EventDate "1997.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c5 2. bxc5 e5 3. Bb2 Nc6 4. Nf3 e4 5. Ne5 Bxc5 6. e3 Nf6 7. Ng4 Be7 8.
    Nxf6+ Bxf6 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. Nc3 Qe5 11. Bc4 f5 12. O-O Ne7 13. d4 Qa5 14. Qe1
    a6 (14... d6 $5 $14) 15. Nxe4 $16 Qc7 16. Nd2 d5 17. Bd3 Be6 18. Qe2 O-O 19. c4
    dxc4 20. Bxc4 Bxc4 21. Qxc4+ Qxc4 22. Nxc4 b5 23. Ne5 Rfc8 24. Rfc1 Nd5 25. Nc6
    Rc7 26. Rc5 Nb6 27. Rac1 g6 28. Ne5 Rxc5 29. Rxc5 Na4 30. Rc6 b4 31. d5 Nc3 32.
    d6 Kf8 (32... Rd8 33. d7 Kf8 34. Rxa6 $18) 33. d7 (33. Rc7 $5 Nb5 34. Rxh7 Kg8
    $18) 33... Rd8 34. Rxa6 Nd5 (34... Ke7 $18) 35. Rd6 Ne7 36. Rb6 (36. Rd4 Kg7
    $18) 36... Nd5 37. Rb7 Nf6 38. Rxb4 (38. Rxb4 Nxd7 39. Rd4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr POL-USA"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Dougherty, Thomas"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "67"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c5 2. bxc5 $14 e5 3. Bb2 Nc6 4. Nf3 e4 5. Nd4 Nf6 6. Nb3 a5 (6... d6 7.
    Bxf6 Qxf6 8. Nc3 $11) 7. a4 (7. Bxf6 Qxf6 8. Nc3 Qf5 $14) 7... d5 (7... d6 $5
    $11) 8. e3 $14 Be7 9. Na3 (9. Bb5 O-O $16) 9... O-O 10. Be2 (10. Bb5 Bg4 11. f3
    exf3 12. gxf3 Bf5 $14) 10... Be6 (10... Nd7 11. Bd4 $11) 11. O-O Rc8 (11... Nd7
    12. Bd4 $11) 12. d4 (12. Nb5 Nb4 $16) 12... exd3 (12... b6 13. Rb1 $14) 13.
    cxd3 $16 Nb4 14. Qd2 (14. Bxf6 Bxf6 15. d4 Re8 $16) 14... Nd7 {
    The pressure on c5 grows} (14... Bxc5 15. Nxc5 Rxc5 16. Rfc1 $14) 15. d4 $16 b6
    16. Rac1 bxc5 17. dxc5 Nxc5 18. Nxc5 Bxc5 19. Nb5 (19. Bxg7 Bxe3 20. fxe3 Rxc1
    21. Qxc1 Kxg7 22. Qc3+ f6 $16) 19... Qg5 20. f4 (20. Bd4 Bxd4 21. Nxd4 Bh3 $11)
    20... Qe7 21. Rf3 Rfe8 22. Nd4 {White prepares f5} Na2 (22... Bg4 23. Rf2 Bxe2
    24. Rxe2 $15) 23. Rcf1 {White intends f5} (23. Rb1 Bg4 24. Rg3 Bxe2 25. Qxe2
    Qe4 $15) 23... Bb4 $15 24. Qd3 {White prepares the advance f5} Bc3 (24... Nc3
    25. Bd1 $17) 25. Bxc3 Nxc3 26. f5 Nxe2+ (26... Bd7 27. f6 Nxe2+ 28. Qxe2 $11)
    27. Qxe2 Bd7 {Attacking the backward pawn on e3} 28. f6 Qe5 29. Nf5 $2 (29. Qd3
    Bxa4 30. fxg7 Rc5 $14 (30... Qxg7 $2 31. Rg3 $18)) 29... Bxf5 (29... Qxf6 $142
    $5 30. Qd3 Qe5 $17) 30. Rxf5 $11 Qxe3+ 31. Qxe3 Rxe3 32. Rg5 (32. Rxd5 Re2 $14)
    32... g6 (32... Rc4 $142 $5 $11) 33. Rxd5 $16 Ra8 34. Rb1 (34. Rfd1 Re4 $16)
    1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2010.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Meraiya, Harshil"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1635"]
    [BlackElo "1860"]
    [PlyCount "54"]
    [EventDate "2010.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c5 2. bxc5 e5 3. Bb2 Nc6 4. Nf3 Bxc5 5. Nxe5 Bxf2+ 6. Kxf2 Qb6+ 7. e3
    Qxb2 8. Nc3 Nxe5 9. Nb5 $146 (9. Rb1 Qa3 10. Rb3 Qd6 (10... Qc5 11. Rb5 Qd6 12.
    Ne4 Qe7 13. Qh5 d6 14. d4 Nc6 15. Nxd6+ Qxd6 16. Bd3 Nf6 17. Qf3 O-O 18. Rf1 a6
    19. Rg5 h6 20. Rg3 Be6 21. Kg1 Bd5 22. Qxf6 Qxf6 23. Rxf6 {
    1-0 surmavlod-benefactor84/kurnik 2013}) (10... Qe7 11. Nd5 Qd6 12. d4 Qxd5 13.
    dxe5 Qxd1 {0-1 andrus9-1809delta/kurnik 2014}) 11. d4 Qf6+ 12. Kg1 Nc6 13. Bd3
    d6 14. h4 Nh6 15. Qh5 Ng4 16. Nd5 Qf2# {
    mate  0-1 lendzior (1655)-vuirweirv (1805)/kurnik 2012}) (9. Rb1 Qa3 10. Nb5
    Qa5 11. Nd6+ Ke7 $19) 9... Kd8 10. Nd6 (10. d4 Ng6 11. a3 $19) 10... Qb6 11.
    Nxc8 Rxc8 12. Rb1 Qc6 13. c3 (13. d4 Qxc2+ 14. Qxc2 Rxc2+ 15. Kg3 Nc6 16. Rxb7
    Nf6 $19 (16... Rxa2 $143 17. Bb5 $19)) 13... Nf6 14. Rb5 Ne4+ 15. Kg1 Re8 16.
    Rb4 Kc7 (16... a6 17. a4 $19) 17. a3 Kb8 18. h4 (18. Bb5 Qd5 19. Ba6 Rc7 $19)
    18... f5 19. h5 (19. Qc1 Qd6 20. Rb2 Ng4 $19) 19... Qd6 20. d4 (20. Rd4 Qxa3
    21. Rh3 Qb2 $19) 20... Nxc3 21. Qb3 (21. Qc2 Ng4 22. Qxf5 Ne2+ 23. Bxe2 Rc1+
    24. Bf1 $19) 21... Nf3+ $1 22. Kf2 (22. gxf3 Qg3+ {Double attack}) 22... Nd2
    23. Rxb7+ Ka8 24. Qb4 Nce4+ 25. Kg1 (25. Ke2 Qa6+ 26. Rb5 Nxf1 27. Rxf1 Nc3+
    28. Kf2 Qxb5 29. Qxb5 Nxb5 30. a4 Rc2+ 31. Kg1 $19) 25... Nf3+ $1 26. gxf3 (26.
    gxf3 Qg3+ {Mate attack}) 26... Qg3+ 27. Bg2 Rc1+ (27... Rc1+ 28. Qe1 Rxe1#) 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2010.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Jacon, Marcel"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "1740"]
    [BlackElo "1860"]
    [PlyCount "70"]
    [EventDate "2010.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c5 2. bxc5 e5 3. Bb2 Nc6 4. Nf3 Bxc5 5. e3 d6 6. d4 Qb6 7. Bc3 Bb4 8. a3
    (8. Bxb4 Qxb4+ 9. Nbd2 Nf6 10. Rb1 Qa5 (10... Qa3 11. Nc4 Qc3+ 12. Nfd2 Nb4 13.
    Bd3 Nxd3+ 14. cxd3 Qxd3 15. Nxd6+ Kf8 16. dxe5 Ne8 17. Nxc8 Rxc8 18. Rxb7 Rd8
    19. Qc1 Qd5 20. Qb2 h5 21. e4 Qa5 22. Rb5 Qa6 23. Qb4+ Kg8 24. a4 {
    1-0 stormytlc-ST_KAOURAS/ChessWorld.net 2010}) 11. Rb5 Qxa2 12. Nc4 Ne4 13. Rb3
    Qa4 14. Ng5 d5 15. Nxe4 dxc4 16. Nd6+ Ke7 17. Nxc4 exd4 18. exd4 Re8 19. Be2
    Be6 20. d5 Rad8 21. Ne3 Qa5+ 22. Qd2 Qxd2+ {
    Frank Bendig (2325)-Tihomir Glowatzky (2150)/ChessWorld.net 2003/1/2-1/2 (31)})
    8... Bxc3+ 9. Nxc3 Nf6 10. Bd3 Qa5 $146 (10... O-O 11. O-O exd4 12. Nxd4 Nxd4
    13. exd4 Qc6 14. Qd2 Be6 15. Rfe1 Rac8 16. Re3 Bc4 17. Bxc4 Qxc4 18. Rb1 Qc6
    19. Rg3 Ne4 20. Nxe4 Qxe4 21. Rc1 Rfe8 22. Re3 {1/2-1/2 Gretencord,U-Schirmer,M
    }) 11. Qd2 O-O 12. Ne4 Qd8 13. Nxf6+ Qxf6 14. O-O Re8 15. d5 e4 16. Bxe4 Rxe4
    17. dxc6 bxc6 18. Nd4 d5 19. Qb4 Qg6 20. Rab1 c5 21. Qxc5 Bh3 22. g3 Bxf1 23.
    Qxd5 Ree8 24. Kxf1 Qa6+ 25. Kg2 Qxa3 26. Rb7 Qf8 27. Nc6 Re6 28. Ne7+ (28. Rxa7
    $2 Rxc6 29. Rxf7 Qd6 $19) 28... Kh8 29. Rd7 Re8 (29... Rf6 30. c4 $11) 30. Nc6
    Kg8 31. c4 a5 (31... a6 32. c5 $11) 32. Ra7 Rd6 (32... a4 33. Rxa4 Rc8 34. Nd4
    $14) 33. Qc5 $14 Rde6 34. Qd5 (34. Rxa5 $5 Rd6 35. Ra7 $14) 34... Rd6 $11 35.
    Qc5 Rde6 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr ICCF GT-242"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1985.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Braskin, Ivo"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "51"]
    [EventDate "1985.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c5 2. bxc5 e5 3. Bb2 Nc6 4. Nf3 Bxc5 5. e3 d6 6. Be2 Nf6 7. c4 h6 8. Qc2
    Bg4 9. Nc3 a6 10. O-O O-O 11. Rad1 Nb4 (11... Re8 12. d4 exd4 13. exd4 Bxf3 14.
    dxc5 Bxe2 15. Nxe2 $11) 12. Qb1 $14 Re8 13. d4 exd4 14. exd4 Ba7 (14... Bb6 15.
    Rfe1 $14) 15. Bc1 (15. Ba3 $5 a5 16. h3 $16) 15... Qa5 $11 16. Qb2 Nc6 17. Be3
    (17. Qxb7 $143 Qxc3 18. Qxc6 Rac8 19. Qxa6 Rxe2 20. Qxa7 Bxf3 21. gxf3 Qxc4 $15
    ) 17... b6 (17... Qc7 18. h3 Bh5 19. c5 $11) 18. h3 Bh5 19. g4 (19. Rfe1 Rac8
    $14) 19... Bg6 $11 20. a3 Ne4 21. Nd5 Rac8 22. Nh4 Ne7 (22... Bh7 23. Rfe1 $11)
    23. Nxe7+ $14 Rxe7 24. Rc1 (24. Nxg6 fxg6 25. Bd3 Qa4 $14) 24... Ng3 (24... Bh7
    25. Bd3 $11) 25. Nxg6 fxg6 (25... Nxe2+ 26. Qxe2 fxg6 27. Qd3 $14) 26. Rfe1 $14
    1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2015.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Hilbert, Stephan J"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1715"]
    [BlackElo "1785"]
    [PlyCount "34"]
    [EventDate "2015.??.??"]
    
    1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3 bxa3 4. Bxa3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Nc3 (6. e5 Ng4 7. d4
    d6 8. h3 Qa5+ 9. c3 Nxf2 10. Kxf2 dxe5 11. Bb2 Qb6 12. Qd2 Bf5 13. Na3 exd4 14.
    cxd4 e6 15. Bb5 Bxa3 16. Bxc6+ Qxc6 17. Bxa3 f6 18. Rhc1 Qd7 19. Qb4 Kf7 20.
    Rc3 Rhc8 {ls65-lololo112 (1875)/kurnik 2014/0-1 (36)}) 6... d5 7. e5 $146 (7.
    exd5 Nxd5 8. Nxd5 Qxd5 9. c4 Qe4+ 10. Be2 e5 11. Bxf8 Kxf8 12. O-O {
    1/2-1/2 Mikhalchishin,A (2520)-Polajzer,D (2425)/It Podlehnik SLO 2001}) (7.
    exd5 Nxd5 8. Bb2 Nxc3 9. Bxc3 Qd5 $15) 7... Ne4 $17 8. Nb5 (8. Nxe4 dxe4 9. Ng5
    Qd4 $17) 8... Qb6 9. Qe2 a6 10. Bb2 (10. Bc1 $5 $17) 10... Ra7 $19 11. Bd4 axb5
    12. Rxa7 (12. Bxb6 $4 Rxa1+ 13. Qd1 Rxd1+ 14. Kxd1 g5 $19) 12... Nxd4 13. Nxd4
    Qxa7 (13... Qxd4 $6 14. Ra8 Kd8 15. c3 $17) 14. Nb3 $2 (14. Qxb5+ Bd7 15. Qxd5
    $19) 14... Bd7 15. d4 (15. Qf3 Nc5 16. Nxc5 Qxc5 $19) 15... e6 16. f3 (16. Qd3
    $19) 16... Bb4+ 17. Kd1 (17. c3 Bxc3+ 18. Kd1 $19) 17... Nc3+ (17... Nc3+ 18.
    Ke1 Nxe2+ 19. Kxe2 Qa2 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "POL corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1998.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kulinski, Krzysztof"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "75"]
    [EventDate "1998.??.??"]
    
    1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Nf3 e5 6. axb4 Bxb4 7. Ba3 Bxa3 8.
    Nxa3 Nc6 9. Bc4 (9. Nb5 Qd8 10. Bc4 Nf6 11. O-O O-O 12. Qe1 Qe7 13. Qe3 Bg4 14.
    Rfe1 Rad8 15. Ng5 a6 16. Nc3 h6 17. Nge4 Nxe4 18. Nxe4 Bf5 19. d3 Nd4 20. Ra2
    b5 21. Bb3 Nxb3 22. cxb3 Qb4 23. Rea1 Qxb3 {
    avenger1 (1615)-0dni/kurnik 2012/0-1 (45)}) 9... Qe4+ $146 (9... Qd8 10. O-O
    Nf6 11. Re1 O-O 12. Nxe5 Nxe5 13. Rxe5 Qc7 (13... Ng4 14. Re2 Qd6 15. g3 a6 16.
    d4 Nf6 {marcosramospg-pcmvr (2840)/net-chess.com 2010}) 14. Qe2 Bd7 15. d4 a6
    16. Rc5 Bc6 {0-1 marcosramospg-pierred (2760)/net-chess.com 2010}) 10. Be2 Nge7
    11. Nc4 O-O 12. O-O Bg4 (12... Be6 $142 $5 13. Ng5 Qg6 14. Nxe6 Qxe6 $17 (14...
    fxe6 $143 15. Nd6 $11)) 13. d3 $11 Qf4 14. Ncxe5 Bxf3 15. Nxf3 Rfd8 16. c3 Nd5
    17. Qb3 Qf6 18. d4 (18. Qxb7 $143 Nxc3 19. Bd1 Rab8 $17) 18... g5 19. Bc4 Nb6
    20. Bd3 g4 21. Nd2 Rd5 22. Ne4 Qh6 23. Qd1 f5 24. Ng3 Rf8 25. f4 Qf6 26. Nxf5
    Rxf5 27. Qxg4+ Kh8 28. Qxf5 Qxf5 29. Bxf5 Rxf5 30. g4 Rf7 31. f5 Nd5 32. Rf3 b6
    33. g5 {White prepares f6} Re7 (33... Na5 $142 $5 $16) 34. f6 $18 Re8 35. Kf2
    a5 (35... Rd8 $18) 36. Re1 Rf8 37. Re6 Na7 (37... Nd8 38. Rd6 Nc7 39. Rxb6 a4
    $18) 38. c4 1-0
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2009.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Parmet, Daniel"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "1695"]
    [BlackElo "1815"]
    [PlyCount "77"]
    [EventDate "2009.??.??"]
    
    1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Nf3 e5 6. c4 Qe4+ 7. Be2 Nc6 8.
    O-O Qf5 (8... Nf6 9. Re1 Bd6 10. axb4 Bxb4 11. Bf1 Qf5 12. Nxe5 O-O 13. Nxc6
    bxc6 14. Ba3 c5 15. Bb2 Bb7 16. Re7 Rfb8 17. Nc3 Kf8 18. Re2 Re8 19. Rxe8+ Nxe8
    20. d4 cxd4 21. Qxd4 a5 22. Nd5 Bxd5 23. cxd5 {
    Poppek,R (2000)-Mantu,E (2440)/BdF Pyramide 2008/1/2-1/2}) (8... Be7 9. d3 Qg6
    10. Re1 Nf6 11. Nh4 Bf5 12. Nxg6 hxg6 13. axb4 Bxb4 14. Bd2 Bc5 15. Nc3 O-O-O
    16. Be3 Nd4 17. Nd5 Nxd5 18. cxd5 Rxd5 19. Qc2 Kb8 20. Bxd4 Bxd4 21. Rab1 Rd7
    22. Bf3 Bxd3 23. Rxb7+ {ls65-namrezy (1640)/kurnik 2014/1-0 (39)}) 9. d4 $146 (
    9. axb4 e4 10. d4 exf3 11. Bxf3 Be7 12. b5 Nb4 13. c5 Nf6 14. Bd2 Nbd5 15. Nc3
    Nxc3 16. Bxc3 O-O 17. Re1 Re8 18. b6 a6 19. c6 Be6 20. Ra5 Qf4 21. g3 Qd6 22.
    d5 Bf5 23. cxb7 Rab8 {
    Keber,E (1840)-Yarokhovich,Y (1705)/AP-2005-Q-00002 2005/1-0 (45)}) 9... e4 10.
    Ne1 Nf6 (10... Qf6 11. Bb2 $15) 11. axb4 Nxb4 (11... Qd7 12. Be3 Bxb4 13. d5
    $11) 12. Nc3 $11 Be7 (12... Qd7 13. c5 $11) 13. f3 (13. Nb5 O-O 14. Nc7 $11)
    13... e3 (13... exf3 14. Nxf3 O-O 15. Nb5 $11) 14. Bxe3 (14. Nb5 O-O 15. Rxa7
    Rxa7 16. Nxa7 Bd7 17. Bxe3 Ra8 $14) 14... O-O 15. Nd3 (15. Nb5 a5 $14) 15...
    Rd8 (15... Qe6 16. Ne5 $14) 16. Qd2 (16. d5 Na6 $14) 16... b6 $11 17. Nxb4 (17.
    d5 Na6 $14) 17... Bxb4 $14 18. Rfb1 Ba5 19. Bd3 Qe6 20. Rxa5 (20. Re1 Ba6 $11)
    20... bxa5 21. d5 Qe7 (21... Qe5 22. Nb5 Bd7 23. Bd4 $14 (23. Nxa7 $143 Re8 24.
    Bc5 a4 $15)) 22. Ra1 (22. Bd4 Ba6 $14) 22... Rb8 $11 23. Rxa5 (23. Bd4 a6 $11)
    23... Rb2 24. Qc1 Rb3 25. Bd4 (25. Bxa7 $2 Qb4 26. Ra4 Qxc3 27. Qxc3 Rxc3 $19)
    25... a6 26. Qd2 Re8 (26... Qb4 27. Ra4 Qe7 28. Bc2 $14) 27. Ra1 (27. Ne4 Nxe4
    28. fxe4 Bf5 $14) 27... Qb4 (27... Rd8 28. Re1 Qb4 29. Qe3 $16) 28. Ra4 Qe7 29.
    Ne4 Nxe4 30. fxe4 Qd7 31. Ra2 (31. Ra1 Qg4 $16) 31... f6 (31... Qg4 32. c5 $16)
    32. h3 (32. Qc2 Rb4 $14) 32... Qc7 $14 33. c5 {Attacks the isolani on a6} (33.
    Bf2 Qe5 $14) 33... Qb8 (33... Bxh3 34. d6 Qf7 35. Rxa6 Bc8 $14) 34. d6 Kh8 35.
    Bc2 Rb1+ (35... Rb4 36. Qd3 Qb5 37. Qxb5 axb5 38. Bf2 $14) 36. Kh2 Rb4 37. e5 (
    37. Qc3 Be6 38. Rxa6 Rc4 $16) 37... fxe5 $14 38. Qd3 (38. Bc3 Be6 39. Ra5 Rc4
    $16) 38... e4 39. Qc3 (39. Qc3 Rxd4 40. Qxd4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2014.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Hilbert, Stephan J"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [BlackElo "1815"]
    [PlyCount "25"]
    [EventDate "2014.??.??"]
    
    1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 a6 3. b4 cxb4 4. a3 e6 5. axb4 Bxb4 6. c3 Be7 7. d4 d5 (7... d6
    8. Bd3 Nd7 9. O-O Ngf6 10. e5 dxe5 11. dxe5 Nd5 12. h4 Qc7 13. Re1 b6 14. Na3
    Bb7 15. Nc4 Nxc3 16. Nd6+ Qxd6 17. exd6 Nxd1 18. dxe7 Nc3 19. Bb2 Nd5 20. Bxg7
    Rg8 21. Bh6 N7f6 22. Bg5 {
    Soors,S (2390)-Rapport,R (2700)/Riga LAT, Tech Open 2014/0-1 (39)}) 8. e5 Bd7
    $146 (8... Nc6 9. Ba3 Bxa3 10. Nxa3 Bd7 11. Bd3 Nge7 12. O-O h6 13. Ne1 O-O 14.
    f4 Na5 15. g4 Rc8 16. Rc1 Nc4 17. Nxc4 dxc4 18. Bb1 Bc6 19. Qc2 g6 20. Nf3 Nd5
    21. Nh4 Ne3 22. Qf2 Nxf1 23. Rxf1 {ppal (1765)-alek1/kurnik 2013/1/2-1/2 (68)})
    9. Bd3 b5 10. h4 (10. O-O Nc6 $15) 10... Nc6 11. Ng5 h6 12. Qh5 g6 $4 (12...
    Bxg5 $142 13. hxg5 b4 $15) 13. Bxg6 $18 (13. Bxg6 Bxg5 14. Bxg5 hxg5 15. Qxh8
    $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Chmurczyk"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "45"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 Na6 3. a3 Qb6 (3... Nf6 4. Bxf6 exf6 5. e3 $11) 4. c4 (4. e4
    Nf6 5. Bxa6 Qxa6 6. Bxf6 exf6 $11) 4... Nf6 5. e3 (5. c5 $142 Qc7 6. Bxf6 exf6
    7. e3 $11) 5... e6 $2 (5... c5 6. b5 $11) 6. Nf3 (6. Bxf6 $5 gxf6 7. c5 $16)
    6... c5 (6... d6 7. Bxf6 gxf6 8. d4 $14) 7. b5 Nc7 (7... Be7 8. Be5 d6 9. bxa6
    dxe5 10. axb7 Bxb7 11. Nxe5 $11) 8. a4 (8. Bxf6 gxf6 9. Nc3 d5 $14) 8... a5 (
    8... d5 9. a5 Qd6 10. Be5 $14) 9. Be2 (9. Bxf6 gxf6 10. Be2 d5 $14) 9... d5 10.
    d3 Qd6 (10... Bd6 11. Bxf6 gxf6 12. O-O $11) 11. Nbd2 (11. Be5 Qb6 $16) 11...
    dxc4 (11... Be7 12. Be5 Qb6 13. cxd5 exd5 14. O-O $14) 12. dxc4 (12. Nxc4 Qd7
    $16) 12... b6 $14 13. Qc2 Bb7 14. Rd1 (14. Bxf6 gxf6 15. Ne4 Bxe4 16. Qxe4
    O-O-O $14) 14... Qe7 $14 15. Nb3 Rd8 16. O-O Rxd1 (16... Be4 17. Qc3 $14) 17.
    Rxd1 $16 Ne4 18. Ne5 (18. Be5 f6 19. Bb2 e5 $14) 18... Qf6 (18... Qh4 19. Bf3
    f5 20. Rd7 $18) 19. Bf3 Qf5 $4 (19... Qh4 20. g3 Qg5 21. Bxe4 $18) 20. Nxf7 $3
    Kxf7 {A deflection} (20... Qxf7 {Theme: Deflection from e4} 21. Bxe4) 21. Rd7+
    $18 {Theme: Double Attack} Be7 22. Rxc7 Rb8 (22... Ba8 23. Bxg7 Rd8 24. Bb2 $18
    ) 23. Rxb7 $1 (23. Rxb7 Rd8 24. Bxe4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2008.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Trokenheim, Marek"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1875"]
    [BlackElo "1800"]
    [PlyCount "48"]
    [EventDate "2008.??.??"]
    
    1. c4 Nf6 2. b4 c6 3. Bb2 d5 4. c5 a5 5. a3 axb4 6. axb4 Rxa1 7. Bxa1 b6 8.
    Bxf6 (8. Nf3 bxc5 9. bxc5 Qa5 10. Nc3 (10. Bd4 e6 11. e3 Bxc5 12. Bxc5 $17 {
    -0.72/9}) 10... Qxc5 11. Na4 Qa5 $15 {-0.69/9} 12. Qc2 $15 {-0.69/8}) 8... exf6
    9. d4 bxc5 (9... Bg4 10. Nf3 $11 Bf5 11. e3 Be7 $14 {0.37/9}) 10. dxc5 (10.
    bxc5 $5 Bg4 (10... Qa5+ 11. Nd2 Na6 $11 {0.19/10}) 11. Nf3 $11 Be7 $11 {0.19/9}
    ) 10... Qe7 $15 11. Qa4 g6 (11... Qb7 12. Nc3 d4 13. Nd5 $15) 12. Nf3 (12. e3
    Bg7 $11) 12... Bh6 (12... Bg7 13. Nbd2 $11) 13. e3 O-O 14. Nbd2 (14. Nd4 Bd7
    15. Qd1 f5 $15) 14... Re8 (14... f5 15. Nd4 $15) 15. Qa3 (15. Nd4 Bg4 16. N2f3
    Bxf3 17. gxf3 Bxe3 18. fxe3 Qxe3+ 19. Ne2 d4 $19 (19... Qxf3 $6 20. Rg1 $15))
    15... f5 $15 16. g3 f4 (16... Bg7 17. Kd1 $15) 17. gxf4 $11 Bxf4 18. b5 Nd7 19.
    Nd4 (19. Qa4 Bh6 20. bxc6 Nxc5 $15) 19... Nxc5 (19... cxb5 20. Bxb5 Be5 21.
    N2f3 $11) 20. Nxc6 Qh4 21. Nf3 (21. Qxc5 Bxe3 22. Ne7+ Kg7 23. Qxe3 Rxe7 24.
    Qxe7 Qxe7+ 25. Kd1 Qa3 $19) 21... Qg4 22. Be2 (22. Qxc5 Qxf3 23. Ne7+ Rxe7 24.
    Qxe7 Bg4 $19 (24... Qxh1 $6 25. Qd8+ Kg7 26. Qxc8 $11 (26. exf4 $4 Bh3 27. Qb6
    Bxf1 $19))) 22... Bd6 23. Nfd4 (23. Rg1 $5 Qf5 24. Qa1 $15) 23... Qe4 24. O-O
    Bh3 (24... Bh3 25. f3 Qh4 $19 (25... Qxe3+ $6 26. Qxe3 Rxe3 27. Rd1 $17)) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr SOK-92-88"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Seack, Ingo"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "68"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. c4 Qb6 3. a3 Qd4 4. Nc3 Qxc4 5. e3 Qe6 6. Bb2 d5 7. Nf3 Qd6 8. Be2
    Nf6 9. d4 Bf5 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Rc1 e6 12. h3 Be7 13. Re1 (13. Nh4 Be4 $15)
    13... a5 (13... O-O 14. Nh4 $17) 14. b5 $15 O-O 15. Nh4 Be4 16. bxc6 (16. f3
    Qg3 $15) 16... bxc6 $17 17. Nf3 Qb8 (17... Rfb8 18. Qd2 $17) 18. Na4 (18. Qd2
    c5 $15) 18... Nb6 $17 19. Ba1 (19. Nc5 $5 Nc4 20. Bxc4 Qxb2 21. Qb3 $17) 19...
    Bxa3 $19 20. Rxc6 Nxa4 21. Qxa4 Bd6 (21... Qb4 22. Qd1 $19) 22. Rec1 (22. Bc3
    Rc8 $17) 22... Rd8 (22... Qb4 23. Qxb4 Bxb4 24. Ng5 $17) 23. Bc3 {
    Attacking the isolated pawn on a5} Bxf3 24. gxf3 Rc8 25. Bxa5 Rxc6 26. Rxc6
    Qb1+ 27. Kg2 Bf8 28. Ba6 Qg6+ 29. Kh2 Qh5 30. f4 (30. Kg2 Nd7 $15) 30... Rxa6
    31. Rxa6 Qe2 {The mate threat is Qxf2} 32. Bc7 $4 (32. Ra8 $142 Qxf2+ 33. Kh1
    Qf3+ 34. Kh2 Qe2+ 35. Kh1 Qf1+ 36. Kh2 Qf2+ 37. Kh1 $11) 32... Qxf2+ $19 33.
    Kh1 Ne4 {The mate threat is Ng3} 34. f5 Qe1+ (34... Qe1+ 35. Kg2 Qd2+ 36. Kh1
    Qc1+ 37. Kg2 Qxc7 $19) (34... exf5 $6 35. Qa1 $19) (34... Qxf5 $6 35. Bf4 g5
    36. Be5 $19) (34... Qxe3 $6 35. Qc2 Qxh3+ 36. Kg1 Qxf5 37. Ra8 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr or01-004 E-mail"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Van Rooijen, Peter"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "73"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. e3 Nf6 3. Bb2 a5 4. b5 (4. a3 Qb6 5. Bd4 Qc7 6. c4 d6 7. Nc3 e5 8.
    Nf3 exd4 9. Nxd4 Be7 10. b5 O-O 11. Be2 Nbd7 12. O-O Ne5 13. f4 Ng6 14. g3 Re8
    15. Bf3 Bd7 16. a4 Nf8 17. Rc1 Ne6 18. Nxe6 Bxe6 {
    ludice (1685)-fidelko/kurnik 2011/0-1}) 4... d6 $146 (4... a4 5. Nf3 d6 6. Be2
    (6. d4 g6 7. c4 cxb5 8. cxb5 Nbd7 9. Bd3 Nb6 10. O-O Bg7 11. e4 O-O 12. Qd2 d5
    13. e5 Ne4 14. Qe3 f5 15. Rc1 Be6 16. Na3 Qd7 17. Ne1 Nc4 18. Nxc4 Qxb5 19. Ba3
    dxc4 20. Rab1 Qd7 {aschellen (1790)-99ways2die/internet 2006 (31)}) 6... e5 7.
    c4 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. d4 e4 10. Nfd2 cxb5 11. cxb5 d5 12. Ba3 Bxa3 13. Nxa3 Qd6
    14. Qc1 Bg4 15. Re1 Bxe2 16. Rxe2 Nbd7 17. Qb2 Ng4 18. Nf1 f5 19. h3 {
    Campora,D (2525)-Cheparinov,I (2570)/XI Open, Coria del Rio BRA 2005/0-1 (35)})
    5. d4 Bf5 6. Nf3 e6 7. Be2 d5 8. O-O Nbd7 9. c4 cxb5 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Bxb5 Nc7
    12. Bxd7+ Qxd7 13. Ne5 Qb5 14. Ba3 Bb4 15. Bxb4 Qxb4 16. a3 Qd6 17. Qf3 f6 18.
    Nc4 Qa6 19. Rc1 O-O 20. Nbd2 b5 21. Nb2 Rac8 22. a4 b4 23. Rc5 Na8 24. Nb3 Rxc5
    25. Nxc5 Qa7 26. e4 Bg6 27. Nxe6 Re8 28. Nc5 Nc7 29. Nbd3 Qb6 30. Rd1 Ne6 31.
    Qe3 Nd8 32. Nf4 Bf7 33. d5 Nb7 34. Nxb7 Qxb7 35. Nd3 f5 36. d6 (36. Nc5 $5 Qa8
    37. d6 fxe4 38. d7 $18) 36... fxe4 (36... Qxe4 37. Qxe4 fxe4 $16 (37... Rxe4 $4
    38. d7 Rd4 39. Nb2 Rxd7 40. Rxd7 $18)) 37. Ne5 *
    
    [Event "TT-19.49 ETC"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Schulz, Hans_Juergen"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "99"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. e4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bb2 (5. a3 e6 $11) 5... e6 6. a3
    Bd6 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8. Qe2 O-O 9. O-O e5 (9... a5 10. bxa5 Qxa5 11. Re1 $11) 10.
    Nxe5 Re8 11. f4 Qb6+ (11... Qc7 12. Qf2 Nxe5 13. Bxe5 Bxe5 14. fxe5 Rxe5 15.
    Nc3 $11) 12. Kh1 Nxe5 13. fxe5 d4 14. Rxf6 (14. exf6 $143 Rxe2 15. Bxe2 Be5 $17
    ) 14... gxf6 15. Qh5 fxe5 (15... Bxe5 16. Qxh7+ Kf8 17. c3 $11) 16. Qxh7+ Kf8
    17. a4 (17. c3 $5 $11) 17... Bxb4 $17 18. Qh8+ Ke7 19. Qxe5+ {
    Attacks the pawn on d4. Black creates threats along the open e-file} Kd8 20.
    Qd5+ (20. Qxd4+ $4 Qxd4 21. Bxd4 Re1+ 22. Bg1 Bc5 $19) 20... Qd6 {
    Threatening mate... how?} 21. Qxd6+ Bxd6 22. Na3 Rh8 23. h3 Rh4 24. Nb5 Bc5 25.
    Kh2 a6 26. Kg3 axb5 27. Kxh4 bxa4 {
    The passed pawn on a4 will become decisive later} 28. Ba3 Be7+ 29. Kg3 Ra5 30.
    Bb2 (30. c3 Be6 $15) 30... Bf6 31. Kf4 Kc7 (31... Be5+ 32. Kf3 $15) 32. g4 $11
    Be6 33. Kf3 Bd5+ 34. Kf4 (34. Be4 Kc6 $15) 34... Bg2 35. Kg3 Bc6 36. Ba3 (36.
    h4 b5 $15) 36... Be5+ 37. Kf2 b5 38. h4 Bd6 39. c3 Bxa3 40. Rxa3 Ra8 41. h5 Kd6
    (41... Rh8 42. Kg3 $11 (42. cxd4 $143 b4 43. Ra1 Kd6 $15)) 42. h6 (42. cxd4
    $143 b4 43. Ra1 b3 $17) 42... Ke5 43. h7 Kf4 44. Ra1 Rh8 (44... Kxg4 $4 45.
    Rg1+ Kf4 46. Rg8 Rxg8 47. hxg8=Q $18) 45. Rf1 (45. Ke2 Re8+ 46. Kd1 dxc3 47.
    dxc3 Rh8 $14 (47... Kxg4 48. Kc2 Kf4 49. Rf1+ Bf3 50. Bxb5 $18)) 45... Bf3 (
    45... a3 46. Ra1 $11) 46. g5 (46. Bxb5 $143 Rxh7 (46... Kxg4 $143 47. Rg1+ (47.
    Bxa4 $6 Rxh7 48. cxd4 f5 $15) 47... Kf4 48. Rg7 $14 (48. cxd4 $143 Rxh7 49.
    Bxa4 Rh2+ 50. Ke1 Re2+ 51. Kf1 Rxd2 $19)) 47. Bxa4 Rh2+ 48. Ke1 dxc3 49. dxc3
    Re2+ 50. Kd1 Ra2+ (50... Kxg4 $6 51. Bd7+ Kg3 52. Rxf3+ Kxf3 53. Bg4+ Kxg4 54.
    Kxe2 $11) 51. Rxf3+ Kxf3 $17) 46... a3 47. Ra1 (47. cxd4 $143 b4 48. Bc2 a2 $17
    ) 47... Be4 48. Bxe4 Kxe4 49. Rxa3 Rxh7 50. Rb3 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr 3GMMsemi-05"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1998.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Myrberg, Johnny"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "54"]
    [EventDate "1998.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 a5 3. a3 axb4 4. axb4 Rxa1 5. Bxa1 d5 6. e3 Bf5 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8.
    cxd3 e6 9. b5 cxb5 10. Nf3 Nf6 11. Qb3 {last book move} b4 12. Qa4+ Nfd7 13.
    O-O Nc6 14. Rc1 (14. Qd1 $5 $17) 14... Qa5 $19 15. Qxa5 Nxa5 16. Rc8+ Ke7 17.
    Bb2 f6 18. Nd4 g6 19. Nc2 b3 20. Nd4 e5 21. Nb5 Kf7 22. N1c3 (22. f4 Bg7 23.
    Rc7 Rd8 $17) 22... Nb6 (22... Nc5 23. d4 Nd3 24. Ba3 $19) 23. Rc7+ Ke6 24. Ne2
    Nd7 (24... d4 25. Nbxd4+ exd4 26. Nxd4+ Kd6 27. Nb5+ Kd5 28. e4+ Ke6 29. Nd4+
    Ke5 30. Nb5+ Ke6 31. Nd4+ Kd6 32. Nb5+ Ke6 $11) 25. Kf1 (25. Rc8 Nc6 26. Nc7+
    Kf7 27. Nxd5 Nc5 $17) 25... Bd6 26. Nxd6 Kxd6 27. Rc1 Ke6 (27... Ke6 28. Bc3
    Ra8 $17) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1998.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Zarczynski, Dariusz"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "51"]
    [EventDate "1998.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 a5 3. a3 axb4 4. axb4 Rxa1 5. Bxa1 Qb6 6. Bc3 Na6 7. Qc1 (7.
    Na3 Nxb4 8. Nc4 Qa6 $15) 7... Nxb4 $17 8. Na3 Na2 9. Qb2 Qxb2 10. Bxb2 d5 11.
    Nf3 Bg4 12. e3 Bxf3 13. gxf3 e6 14. Rg1 Nf6 15. Nb1 h5 16. Kd1 Nb4 17. Be2 h4
    18. c3 Na6 19. c4 dxc4 20. Bxc4 Nb8 21. Ke2 Nbd7 22. Rg4 $2 (22. d4 Nb6 23. Bd3
    Nfd5 $17) 22... Rh7 (22... b5 23. Bb3 Nxg4 24. fxg4 $19) 23. h3 $2 (23. Rg1 Bd6
    24. f4 g6 $17) 23... Nd5 (23... Nxg4 $142 24. fxg4 Nb6 $19) 24. Bb3 Nc5 25. Bc2
    g5 $4 (25... f5 $142 26. Rg2 b5 $17) 26. Bxh7 $18 (26. Bxh7 Be7 27. Ba3 $18)
    1-0
    
    [Event "corr 3GMM-18"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Benassi, Aspasio"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "46"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 a5 3. a3 axb4 4. axb4 Rxa1 5. Bxa1 Qb6 6. Bc3 Na6 7. Qc1 Nxb4
    8. Qb2 e6 9. Na3 (9. Nf3 d5 $15) 9... d5 $17 10. Nf3 Nf6 11. e3 Qa5 12. Nb1 (
    12. Bxf6 Qxa3 $5 13. Bxg7 Rg8 $17) 12... Ne4 (12... Qa4 13. Nd4 $17) 13. Be2 (
    13. Bd4 Qa4 14. Bd3 Nf6 $17 (14... Nxd3+ $6 15. cxd3 Nf6 16. Bxf6 $15)) 13...
    Nxc3 14. Nxc3 (14. Qxc3 $142 $5 Qa2 15. O-O Qxc2 16. Qe5 $19) 14... Qa1+ $1 $19
    15. Qxa1 {Deflection from c2} Nxc2+ {A double attack} 16. Kf1 (16. Kd1 Nxa1 17.
    d4 c5 $19) 16... Nxa1 17. Bd1 (17. d4 Nb3 $19) 17... b5 18. Ke2 (18. d4 b4 19.
    Na4 b3 $19) 18... Ba6 19. d3 Bb4 20. Kd2 c5 21. Ba4 (21. h3 e5 22. d4 e4 $19)
    21... bxa4 22. Rxa1 a3 23. Kc2 (23. Ke2 c4 (23... Bxc3 $6 24. Rxa3 Bxd3+ 25.
    Kxd3 $19) 24. d4 Ke7 $19 (24... Bxc3 $6 25. Rxa3 Bxd4 26. exd4 $19)) 23... Ke7
    (23... Ke7 24. Ra2 Ra8 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 3GMMsemi-05"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Rosner, Dirk"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "98"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 Qb6 3. a3 a5 4. Nf3 axb4 5. Bd4 Qc7 6. axb4 Rxa1 7. Bxa1 Qb6 (
    7... Nf6 8. c4 Na6 9. Qb3 Qb6 10. b5 (10. Bc3 Ne4 $1) 10... d6 11. Bxf6 exf6
    12. Nc3 $11) 8. c3 d5 9. g3 (9. e3 Bg4 10. d4 Qa7 11. Nbd2 Nf6 12. Bd3 $11)
    9... Qa7 (9... Nf6 $5) 10. Bb2 Bf5 11. d3 Qa2 12. Qc2 Nf6 13. Bg2 e6 14. O-O
    Qa6 15. Nbd2 Bd6 16. e4 Bg6 17. Ra1 Qb6 18. c4 $1 dxe4 19. c5 Qd8 20. dxe4 (20.
    cxd6 exf3) 20... Bc7 (20... Be7 $1) 21. Ne5 (21. Ra7 $1 b5 22. Bxf6 gxf6 23.
    Qb2 Bh5 24. Qc3 Rg8 25. h3 Kf8 26. Qe3 Kg7 27. e5 $1 $18) 21... O-O (21... Bxe5
    22. Bxe5 O-O 23. Ra8 Nfd7 24. Bd6 Re8 25. Qc3 $18) 22. Ra8 (22. Nxg6 hxg6 23.
    Nf3 Na6 24. Ra4 Qd7 25. e5 Nd5 26. Qb3 $16) 22... Nfd7 23. Nxg6 hxg6 24. Nc4
    Nf6 (24... b6 25. Qc3 Nf6 26. Qf3 b5 27. e5 Nd5 28. Nd6 $16) 25. Bc3 b5 26.
    cxb6 Bxb6 27. Qb2 Qd1+ 28. Bf1 Bc7 29. Bxf6 gxf6 30. Qxf6 Nd7 31. Qa1 (31.
    Rxf8+ Kxf8 32. Qc3 c5 33. bxc5 Nxc5 34. Na5 Qa4 35. Nc4) 31... Qxa1 32. Rxa1
    Ne5 33. Ra6 Rb8 34. f4 Nxc4 35. Bxc4 Rxb4 36. Rxc6 Bb6+ 37. Kg2 Rb2+ 38. Kf3
    Kg7 39. e5 Bg1 40. h4 Rc2 41. Bb5 Rxc6 42. Bxc6 Bc5 43. g4 f6 (43... Bg1 44. h5
    Bd4 45. Be8 gxh5 46. gxh5 f6 47. exf6+ Bxf6 48. Kg4 Bd4 49. Bc6 Kh6 50. Be4 Bf6
    51. Bg6 Bd4 $11) 44. exf6+ Kxf6 45. Be8 Kg7 46. g5 Be7 47. Ke4 Bd6 48. Bb5 Kf7
    49. Bc4 Ke7 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr SOK-90-57"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Bedbur, Heinz"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "39"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 a5 3. bxa5 Qxa5 4. c4 Nf6 (4... e5 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. e3 Bc5 7. Qc2
    O-O 8. Nge2 Re8 9. Nc1 Bf8 10. Nb3 Qd8 11. Be2 d5 12. d4 exd4 13. Nxd4 dxc4 14.
    Bxc4 Qxd4 {0-1 Berlacki,P (1860)-Touzane,O (2320)/Orange op 1994}) (4... d6 5.
    e3 e5 6. Nf3 Nd7 7. Be2 g6 8. O-O Bg7 9. Nc3 Ne7 10. Ne4 Nf5 11. g4 d5 12. cxd5
    cxd5 13. Neg5 Qb4 14. gxf5 Qxb2 15. fxg6 hxg6 16. e4 Nc5 17. exd5 e4 18. Rb1
    Qf6 19. Qc2 {Sternik,R-Bendig,F/corr SOK-91-75 1991/[Fritz 8 (No MMX) (3s)]/0-1
    }) 5. Nf3 d5 6. e3 Bg4 7. cxd5 $146 (7. Qb3 Bxf3 8. gxf3 Ra7 9. Be2 e6 10. O-O
    Bb4 11. d4 O-O 12. Nc3 Bxc3 13. Bxc3 Qa3 14. Bb4 Qxb3 15. axb3 Rxa1 16. Rxa1
    Re8 17. Ra7 dxc4 18. bxc4 b6 19. Rb7 Nbd7 20. f4 Rb8 21. Rc7 c5 {
    carocan (1825)-anamarija86 (1860)/kurnik 2011/1-0 (45)}) 7... Nxd5 8. Be2 f6 9.
    Nc3 e5 10. Qb3 Bb4 11. Nxd5 cxd5 12. O-O e4 (12... Bxd2 13. Rfd1 Bxf3 14. Bxf3
    $18) 13. Nd4 Bd7 (13... Bxe2 $142 $5 14. Nxe2 Nd7 $11) 14. a3 $16 Bd6 (14...
    Bxd2 $2 15. Qxb7 Kd8 16. Nb3 $18) 15. Qxb7 O-O $4 (15... Ra7 $142 $5 16. Qb3
    Kd8 $16) 16. Bc3 (16. Nb3 $142 Qa4 17. Qxd5+ Rf7 $18) 16... Ra7 17. Qb3 (17.
    Bxa5 $6 Rxb7 18. Rfc1 Kf7 $16) 17... Qc7 18. Qxd5+ Kh8 19. h3 f5 20. Bb5 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-91-75"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Bendig, Frank"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "44"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 a5 3. bxa5 Qxa5 4. c4 d6 5. e3 e5 6.
    Nf3 Nd7 (6... Nf6 7. Nc3 Be7 8. Qc2 Bg4 9. Be2 Nbd7 10. h3 Bh5 11. O-O d5 12.
    d3 O-O 13. g4 Bg6 14. Nh4 Nb6 15. Nxg6 fxg6 16. cxd5 cxd5 17. Qb3 Nfd7 18. d4
    exd4 19. exd4 Bf6 20. Nb5 Qa4 21. Bd1 {
    Bott,M (2305)-Rosemann,H (2060)/BdF HS-002 remoteschach.de 2003/1-0 (60)}) 7.
    Be2 g6 8. O-O Bg7 9. Nc3 $146 (9. Qc2 Ne7 10. d4 O-O 11. Nc3 f5 12. Rfd1 h6 13.
    Qb3 e4 14. Nd2 d5 15. cxd5 cxd5 16. Bb5 Nf6 17. a4 Be6 18. Ba3 Rf7 19. Bb4 Qd8
    20. Rdc1 g5 21. Ne2 Ng6 22. Nc3 Ng4 23. h3 Nxf2 {
    Andersson,E-Wesslen,U/corr SSKK 2-43 1985/0-1 (36)}) 9... Ne7 10. Ne4 Nf5 11.
    g4 d5 12. cxd5 cxd5 (12... Qxd5 $2 13. Nc3 Qa5 14. gxf5 gxf5 15. d4 $18) 13.
    Neg5 (13. Nc3 $142 $5 Ne7 14. d4 $11) 13... Qb4 $17 14. gxf5 Qxb2 15. fxg6 hxg6
    16. e4 Nc5 17. exd5 (17. d4 $5 Nxe4 18. Rb1 $19) 17... e4 (17... Rxa2 18. Rxa2
    Qxa2 19. d4 $11) 18. Rb1 Qf6 (18... Qxa2 19. d4 exf3 20. Bb5+ Nd7 21. Re1+ Kf8
    22. Qxf3 $16) 19. Qc2 exf3 20. Nxf3 Qd6 21. Bb5+ Kf8 22. Rfe1 (22. Rbc1 b6 23.
    Qc4 Bb7 $19) 22... Bg4 (22... Bg4 23. Rbc1 Bd4 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "email R006"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Rosner, Dirk"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "92"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 a5 3. bxa5 Qxa5 4. Nf3 d5 5. e3 Bg4 6. h3 Bxf3 7. Qxf3 Nd7 8.
    Nc3 e6 9. Qg3 Ne7 10. h4 $2 (10. e4 Qb4 11. Bc1 d4 12. Ne2 Ng6 13. Qb3 $15)
    10... Nf5 11. Qh3 d4 12. exd4 Nxd4 (12... Qb6 $5) 13. Bd3 Nc5 14. O-O Rd8 (
    14... Nxd3 15. Qxd3 O-O-O 16. Rad1 Qb4 $17) 15. Rfe1 Nxd3 16. Qxd3 Nf5 17. Qe2
    (17. Qe4 Rxd2 18. Qf4 Rd8 $1 (18... Rxc2 $6 19. Qb8+ Qd8 20. Qxb7 $15)) 17...
    Qb4 18. Rab1 Qxh4 19. Ne4 Be7 20. Be5 b5 (20... Rd7 21. Rb3 Qh6 22. Rd3 Rxd3
    23. Qxd3 b5 $11) 21. a4 bxa4 22. Qc4 O-O 23. Qxa4 Rd5 24. d4 Rc8 25. Rb6 (25.
    c3 c5 26. Rb5 cxd4 (26... Rcd8 27. Bc7 Rf8 28. dxc5 Rc8 29. Rb8 $11) 27. Rxd5
    exd5 28. Qd7 Rd8 29. Qxf5 dxe4 30. cxd4 $11) 25... c5 26. Qa6 Rdd8 27. dxc5
    Bxc5 28. Nxc5 Rxc5 29. Rxe6 fxe6 30. Qxe6+ Kh8 31. Qxf5 Rcd5 32. g4 Qe7 33. c4
    Rd2 34. Re4 Qf8 35. Qxf8+ Rxf8 36. Bd4 Kg8 37. c5 Rb8 38. Be3 Rc2 39. Kg2 Rb3
    40. Re5 Kf7 41. Kg3 Rc4 42. Rd5 g6 43. Rd7+ Ke6 44. Rd6+ Ke5 45. Rb6 (45. Kh4
    $2 Rbb4 46. f3 Rb3 47. Bg1 Rxf3 $19) 45... Ra3 46. Kh4 (46. Rb7 Rxc5 47. Rxh7
    Rd5 48. Rb7 $15) 46... Raa4 0-1
    
    [Event "corr MCO"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1996.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Benassi, Aspasio"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "28"]
    [EventDate "1996.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 a5 3. b5 cxb5 4. e3 b4 (4... b6 5.
    Bxb5 Ba6 6. Nc3 Nf6 7. Nf3 e6 8. O-O Be7 9. Re1 O-O 10. Rb1 Bb7 11. d3 Nc6 12.
    a4 Nb4 13. e4 Ba6 14. Bxa6 Rxa6 15. Nb5 Nc6 16. d4 d5 17. exd5 Nxd5 18. Ne5
    Nxe5 19. Rxe5 {Arkadiy-fidelio1805/chesshere.com 2007/1-0 (35)}) 5. c3 $146 (5.
    Bb5 Nf6 6. Nf3 e6 7. O-O (7. d3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. c4 d5 10. Nbd2 Bd7 11. Bxd7
    Nbxd7 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Rc1 a4 14. Bd4 Bf6 15. Ne4 Bxd4 16. Nxd4 Ra6 17. Qh5 e5
    18. Ne2 f5 19. Nd2 Rh6 20. Qf3 Qa5 21. Nc4 Qb5 {
    Ventimiglia,C (1815)-Wilhelms,H (1700)/IECC 1998/0-1 (31)}) 7... Be7 8. d4 O-O
    9. Nbd2 d5 10. Bd3 Nc6 11. c4 bxc3 12. Bxc3 Bd7 13. a3 Qc7 14. Qe2 Rfc8 15.
    Rfc1 Bd6 16. Bb2 a4 17. Rab1 Qb8 18. e4 dxe4 19. Nxe4 Nd5 {
    Rosner,D-Bensiek,N/corr GER-ch qgC21 1993/0-1}) 5... d5 6. cxb4 axb4 7. Nf3 e6
    8. Be2 Nf6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Qc2 Bd7 11. Rc1 Ba4 12. Qc8 O-O 13. Qxb7 Nbd7 14. Nd4
    (14. d4 $142 $5 $15) 14... Ne4 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 2AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Ewert, Jerzy"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "85"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 (1. Nf3 Nf6 $11) 1... c6 (1... e5 2. a3 $15) 2.
    Bb2 (2. e4 Nf6 $11) 2... a5 (2... d6 3. e4 $11) 3. b5 (3. bxa5 d5 $11) 3...
    cxb5 4. e3 b4 5. a3 (5. Bb5 Nc6 $11) 5... Nc6 (5... bxa3 6. Nxa3 Nf6 7. Bb5 $15
    ) 6. Nf3 b6 (6... bxa3 7. Nxa3 d5 8. Bb5 $15) 7. Bb5 bxa3 (7... Nf6 8. O-O $11)
    8. Nxa3 e6 9. O-O Nf6 10. c4 Be7 11. d4 Nb4 12. Qe2 (12. Ne5 Bb7 $11) 12... O-O
    13. Rac1 (13. Ne5 Bb7 $15) 13... Bb7 $17 14. Nd2 (14. Rfd1 Qc7 $17) 14... Ne4 (
    14... d5 15. c5 $17) 15. f3 (15. Nxe4 Bxe4 16. Qg4 f5 $17) 15... Nxd2 16. Qxd2
    f5 (16... d5 17. c5 $15) 17. Nb1 (17. c5 Nd5 $17) 17... Bc6 18. Nc3 Rf6 (18...
    d5 19. Ba3 Bxb5 20. Nxb5 $17) 19. e4 (19. d5 exd5 20. cxd5 Rd6 $15) 19... Bxb5
    20. Nxb5 fxe4 (20... d5 21. e5 Rf7 22. c5 $17) 21. fxe4 $15 Rg6 (21... d5 22.
    Rxf6 Bxf6 23. e5 $19) 22. Qe2 Qe8 $4 (22... a4 $142 $11) 23. Nc7 $18 Qb8 (23...
    Qd8 24. Nxa8 Qxa8 25. Ba3 $18) 24. Nxa8 Qxa8 25. Rc3 (25. Bc3 Qc6 $18) 25... d6
    (25... Qc6 26. e5 $18) 26. Rcf3 Nc6 (26... Qc6 27. Bc3 $18) 27. Kh1 (27. Bc3
    Rf6 $18) 27... Qd8 28. d5 Ne5 29. Rh3 (29. Bxe5 dxe5 30. Rf7 $18) 29... exd5 (
    29... Rg5 $5 30. dxe6 Qc7 31. Bc1 $18) 30. Bxe5 (30. cxd5 $6 Rf6 $16) (30. exd5
    $6 Rf6 $16) 30... dxe5 31. Qh5 {Threatening mate: Qxh7} Rh6 32. Qf7+ Kh8 33.
    Rxh6 gxh6 34. cxd5 a4 35. Qf5 Bd6 36. Qf6+ (36. Rc1 $142 Kg7 37. Qg4+ Qg5 38.
    Qd7+ Be7 39. Rc7 $18) 36... Qxf6 $16 37. Rxf6 Be7 (37... Bc5 38. Rf5 $16 (38.
    Rxh6 $6 a3 39. Rc6 Kg8 $16)) 38. Rxb6 a3 39. Rxh6 (39. Ra6 Bc5 $18) 39... Kg7
    40. Ra6 Bc5 41. g4 Kf7 42. Kg2 Ke7 (42... Kg7 43. Kf3 $18) 43. Kf3 (43. Kf3 Kd8
    44. Ra8+ Kd7 45. Rh8 $18) (43. Rh6 Ke8 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr or01-005 E-mail"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Luzuriaga, Norberto Horacio"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "106"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 a5 3. b5 cxb5 4. e4 b4 5. a3 Qb6 6. Nf3 Nc6 (6... e6 7. Bc4 (7.
    axb4 Qxb4 8. Bd4 Nc6 9. c3 Qd6 10. Na3 Qb8 11. Nb5 b6 12. Qb3 Nxd4 13. cxd4 Ba6
    14. Rc1 Bxb5 15. Bxb5 Qb7 16. d5 exd5 17. Bxd7+ Qxd7 18. Ne5 Qd6 19. Qb5+ Ke7
    20. f4 Nf6 21. Nc6+ Ke8 {
    Buczinski,H (2185)-Kuhn,C (1900)/SA-2010-0-00170 2010/1/2-1/2 (50)}) 7... Nf6
    8. Bxf6 (8. Qe2 Nc6 9. e5 Nd5 10. O-O Nf4 11. Qe4 Ng6 12. axb4 Bxb4 13. Nc3 O-O
    14. Na4 Qa7 15. Bb5 Rd8 16. Rfb1 Rb8 17. c3 d5 18. Qg4 Bf8 19. d4 Bd7 20. Bc1
    b6 21. Rb3 Nce7 22. h4 Bxb5 {Luzuriaga,N-Luehrig,W/Orang-Utan Invitational
    2001/[Fritz 8 (No MMX) (3s)]/1-0 (42)}) 8... gxf6 9. O-O Qc7 10. Qe2 b6 11.
    axb4 Bxb4 12. Na3 Bb7 13. Nb5 Qf4 14. c3 Be7 15. g3 Rg8 16. Rfe1 Na6 17. Rab1
    f5 18. Bd5 Bc6 19. Nfd4 fxe4 20. Nxc6 exd5 21. Nxe7 {Volke,K (2440)
    -Aleksandrov,A (2525)/Minsk Memorial I.Boleslavsky (cat.11) 1994/1/2-1/2 (57)})
    7. d4 $146 (7. axb4 Nxb4 8. Nc3 Nf6 9. Bc4 (9. Be2 e6 10. O-O Be7 11. d4 O-O
    12. e5 Nfd5 13. Na4 Qc6 14. c3 Na6 15. c4 Nf4 16. c5 Bd8 17. Re1 Nxe2+ 18. Qxe2
    Nb4 19. Bc3 Nd5 20. Bd2 f6 21. Rec1 Qa6 22. Qe4 f5 23. Qc2 Qc6 {
    Gierth,K (2260)-Kreutzer,H (2395)/BdF Pyramide 2005/0-1 (59)}) 9... e6 10. O-O
    Be7 11. Re1 O-O 12. Ba3 d6 13. Bxb4 Qxb4 14. Qe2 Qc5 15. d4 Qc7 16. Nb5 Qb6 17.
    Reb1 Bd7 18. Bd3 Nh5 19. Qe3 g6 20. e5 dxe5 21. Nxe5 Bc6 {
    Gretencord,U (1925)-Moeller,R (2125)/DESC 2001}) 7... e6 8. a4 d5 9. exd5 exd5
    10. Bb5 Bg4 11. O-O Bd6 12. c4 bxc3 $1 13. Nxc3 (13. Nxc3 Nge7 {Combination}) (
    13. Bxc3 Nge7 {Combination}) 13... Nge7 14. h3 Be6 15. Bd3 Nb4 16. Nb5 O-O 17.
    Re1 Bf4 18. Bc1 Ng6 19. Rb1 Bxc1 20. Rxc1 Nf4 21. Bb1 Bd7 22. Nc3 Qh6 23. Ne5 (
    23. Re3 $142 $5 $17) 23... Qg5 $19 24. g3 Nxh3+ (24... Bxh3 $143 25. Nf3 Qg4
    26. Ne5 Qxd1 27. Nxd1 $17) 25. Kg2 Be6 26. Rh1 Nf4+ 27. Kg1 Ng6 28. Rh5 Qf6 29.
    f4 Rfc8 30. f5 (30. Kg2 $5 Nf8 $19) 30... Nxe5 31. dxe5 Qxe5 32. fxe6 Qxg3+ 33.
    Kh1 Rxc3 34. Rxc3 Qxc3 35. Qf1 (35. Bxh7+ Kf8 36. Bg6 fxe6 37. Rh8+ Ke7 38.
    Rxa8 Qh3+ 39. Kg1 Qg3+ 40. Kf1 Qxg6 41. Rxa5 Qf5+ 42. Kg2 Nd3 $19) 35... f6 36.
    Bxh7+ Kf8 37. Bf5 Ke7 38. Rh3 Qc5 39. Rh7 Rg8 40. Qf3 (40. Qd1 Qf2 41. Qh5 Qe1+
    42. Kg2 Qd2+ 43. Kg3 Nd3 44. Qf7+ Kd6 45. Qxg8 Qf2+ 46. Kh3 Qxf5+ 47. Kh2 Qe5+
    48. Kh1 Qa1+ 49. Kh2 Qxa4 50. Qxg7 Qf4+ (50... Kxe6 $4 51. Qe7+ Kf5 52. Rh5+
    Kf4 53. Rh4+ Kf5 54. Rxa4 $18) 51. Kg2 Qd2+ (51... Kxe6 52. Qe7+ Kf5 53. Rh5+
    Qg5+ 54. Rxg5+ Kxg5 55. Qe3+ Nf4+ 56. Kf3 $18) 52. Kg1 Qe1+ (52... Kxe6 $6 53.
    Qf7+ Kd6 54. Qc7+ Ke6 55. Qf7+ Kd6 56. Qc7+ Ke6 57. Qf7+ $11) 53. Kh2 Qe5+ (
    53... Kxe6 $2 54. Qd7+ Ke5 55. Re7+ Kd4 56. Rxe1 Nxe1 57. Qg4+ Kc3 58. Qh5 $18)
    54. Kg1 Qd4+ 55. Kh2 Qf2+ (55... Kxe6 56. Qe7+ Kf5 57. Rh5+ Kg4 58. Qe2+ Kf4
    59. Rh4+ Kf5 60. Rxd4 $18) 56. Kh1 Qf3+ (56... Kxe6 $6 57. Qe7+ Kf5 58. Rh5+
    Kg4 59. Qe6+ Kxh5 60. Qg4+ Kh6 61. Qg6+ Kxg6 $11) 57. Kh2 Qe2+ 58. Kg1 Qd1+ 59.
    Kh2 Qc2+ (59... Kxe6 $6 60. Qf7+ Ke5 61. Rh5+ Kf4 62. Qxf6+ Ke3 63. Qg5+ Ke2
    64. Qxd5 $15) 60. Kh1 Qb1+ (60... Kxe6 61. Qf7+ Kf5 62. Rh5+ Ke4 63. Qe6+ Kd4
    64. Qxd5+ Kc3 65. Qxa5+ Kd4 66. Qb6+ Kc3 67. Qxf6+ Kc4 68. Qf7+ Kb4 69. Qxb7+
    Kc3 70. Qc6+ Kb2 71. Qb5+ Ka1 72. Qa6+ Kb1 73. Qb7+ Kc1 74. Qf7 $14) 61. Kh2
    Qa2+ (61... Kxe6 62. Qe7+ Kf5 63. Rh5+ Kf4 64. Qxf6+ Ke3 65. Rh3+ Kd2 66. Qg5+
    Kc3 67. Qe5+ Kd2 68. Qe3+ Kc3 69. Qc5+ Kd2 70. Qe3+ Kc3 71. Qe5+ Kd2 72. Qe3+
    $11) 62. Kg1 Qa1+ 63. Kh2 Qb2+ 64. Kg1 Qb6+ (64... Kxe6 65. Qd7+ Ke5 66. Rh5+
    Kd4 67. Rxd5+ Kc4 68. Rxd3 $16) 65. Kh1 Qc6 (65... Kxe6 66. Qd7+ Ke5 67. Rh5+
    Kd4 68. Rxd5+ Kc4 69. Rxd3 Qb1+ 70. Rd1 Qe4+ 71. Kh2 Qe5+ 72. Kh3 Qe3+ 73. Kg4
    Qg5+ 74. Kf3 Qh5+ 75. Qg4+ Qxg4+ 76. Kxg4 $16) 66. Qxf6 Qc1+ 67. Kg2 Ne1+ 68.
    Kf2 Qc2+ 69. Kxe1 Qxh7 70. Qd8+ Kxe6 71. Qb6+ Ke5 72. Qb2+ d4 73. Qb5+ Kf6 74.
    Qb6+ Kg5 75. Qxa5+ Kg4 $19) 40... Qc1+ 41. Kh2 Qg5 42. Rh3 Rc8 43. Rh5 Qd2+ 44.
    Qg2 Qxg2+ 45. Kxg2 Na6 46. Bg4 Rc2+ 47. Kf3 Nc7 48. Rh7 Nxe6 49. Bxe6 Kxe6 50.
    Rxg7 Rb2 51. Rg1 Ra2 52. Re1+ Kd6 53. Rb1 Rxa4 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 3GMMsemi-05"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1998.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Schirmer, Michael"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2375"]
    [PlyCount "33"]
    [EventDate "1998.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 (1... e5 2. Bb2 $15) 2. e3 (2. Nf3 d5 $11) 2... d5 (2... e5 3. Bb2 d6
    4. Nf3 $11) 3. Bb2 Qb6 4. a3 Nf6 5. c4 (5. Nf3 c5 $11) 5... a5 6. Nf3 dxc4 7.
    Bxc4 axb4 8. Bd4 c5 9. Bxc5 (9. axb4 Rxa1 10. Bxa1 Qxb4 $15) 9... Qxc5 10. axb4
    Qxc4 11. Rxa8 Nfd7 (11... Qc7 $15) 12. Na3 $17 Qc6 (12... Qxb4 $2 13. Qc2 Qc5
    14. Qxc5 Nxc5 15. Rxb8 $18) 13. O-O (13. b5 $142 Qg6 14. Qc1 $11) 13... b6 $16
    14. Qc1 Bb7 $2 (14... Kd8 $142 15. Qxc6 Nxc6 $16) 15. Qxc6 $15 Bxc6 16. Rc1 Bb7
    (16... e6 17. Rxc6 Kd8 18. d4 Bxb4 19. Rxb6 Nxb6 20. Rxb8+ Ke7 21. Rxh8 (21.
    Rxb6 $6 Rc8 22. Rb7+ Ke8 $18) 21... Bxa3 22. Rxh7 $18) 17. Rc7 (17. Rc7 e6 18.
    Rxb7 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-97-123"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Robson, Alan"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "89"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 Qb6 3. a3 d5 4. e3 Bd7 5. c4 dxc4 6. Bxc4 Be6 $2 (6... e6 $142
    $5 $14) 7. Bxe6 $18 fxe6 8. Qg4 Nf6 9. Qxe6 Na6 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. Nc3 Nc7 12.
    Qf5 Rd8 13. Qh5+ Kd7 14. Nf3 Qa6 (14... Kc8 $5 $16) 15. Qf5+ $18 Ke8 16. Ne4
    Bg7 17. Nc5 Qb5 (17... Qb6 18. d4 $18) 18. Nd4 Qc4 19. Nce6 Nxe6 20. Nxe6 (20.
    Qxe6 Rxd4 21. Qc8+ Kf7 22. Qxb7 Rxd2 23. Kxd2 Rd8+ 24. Ke1 f5 25. f3 Bc3+ 26.
    Kf2 Rd2+ 27. Kg3 Be5+ 28. Kh3 Qe6 29. Qxe7+ Kxe7 30. f4 Qg6 31. fxe5 Qg4#)
    20... Kf7 21. Nxd8+ Rxd8 22. Qxh7 Kf8 (22... Qg4 23. d4 $18) 23. Qf5 e5 24. f3
    Qb3 25. Qb1 Qd5 26. Qc2 Ke8 27. Rc1 Rd7 28. Ke2 f5 29. g3 (29. h4 e4 $18) 29...
    Bh6 (29... e4 30. fxe4 fxe4 31. Ke1 $18) 30. d3 f4 31. Qc4 fxe3 32. Qxd5 cxd5
    33. Rc5 Ke7 34. h4 Ke6 35. g4 Rh7 36. Rg1 Bf8 37. Rc8 Rxh4 38. Kxe3 (38. Rxf8
    $5 Rh2+ 39. Kd1 Rd2+ 40. Kc1 Ra2 41. Re8+ Kd6 $18) 38... Bd6 39. Rg2 (39. d4 e4
    $18) 39... d4+ (39... Rh1 40. Re8+ Kf7 41. Ra8 $18) 40. Ke4 Rh1 41. Re2 a6 42.
    Re8+ Kf7 43. Ra8 Rc1 (43... Ke6 44. Ra7 Rh7 45. f4 exf4 46. Kxd4+ Kf6 47. Re8
    $18) 44. Kd5 Bc7 (44... Rc6 45. Rh2 Bf8 46. Rd8 $18) 45. Ra7 (45. Ra7 Kg6 46.
    Rxb7 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "EM Tiger Temat"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2006.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Borrmann, Fritz"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "2075"]
    [BlackElo "1935"]
    [PlyCount "80"]
    [EventDate "2006.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 Qb6 3. a3 d5 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nf3 a5 6. b5 Nd7 7. Nh4 Be6 8. Be2
    Ngf6 9. f4 Nc5 (9... cxb5 $2 10. f5 Bxf5 11. Nxf5 $18) 10. Bd4 Bd7 11. Nf3 e6
    12. O-O cxb5 13. Nc3 Be7 14. Bxb5 O-O 15. Ne5 Qc7 16. a4 (16. Qf3 Bc6 $14)
    16... Bc6 (16... Rac8 17. Rb1 $11) 17. d3 Nfd7 18. Qg4 (18. Qh5 Nxe5 19. Bxe5
    Qd7 $11) 18... f6 19. Nxd7 (19. Nxc6 bxc6 20. f5 e5 $19 (20... cxb5 $6 21. fxe6
    Nb6 22. axb5 $17)) 19... Qxd7 20. Qg3 Bxb5 21. axb5 Rfc8 22. Ra2 Qe8 23. f5 e5
    24. Nxd5 exd4 25. exd4 Rd8 26. Qf3 Bf8 27. dxc5 Qxb5 (27... Bxc5+ $143 28. Kh1
    $16) 28. c4 Qxc5+ 29. Kh1 b5 30. Qe4 Re8 31. Qg4 Qd6 32. Qf3 bxc4 33. dxc4 Qe5
    34. Ra4 Bc5 35. g3 Reb8 36. Rd1 Ra6 37. Ra2 Re8 38. Kg2 Raa8 39. Rdd2 Rac8 (
    39... Red8 40. Qg4 $11) 40. Qg4 $14 Qe4+ 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr or01-006 E-mail"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Schols, Andre"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 c6 2. e3 Nf6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Bb2 e5 5. Nxe5 (5. a3
    e4 6. Nd4 Bd6 7. Be2 O-O 8. O-O h6 9. c4 Nbd7 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. f3 Ne5 12. fxe4
    dxe4 13. Nc3 Be6 14. Nxe6 fxe6 15. Qb3 Qe7 16. Rf4 Nd3 17. Rff1 Nd5 18. Nxe4
    Rxf1+ 19. Rxf1 Bxh2+ {elsh1403 (1630)-aid456 (1770)/kurnik 2011/0-1}) 5... Bxb4
    6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O Bf5 $146 (7... Nbd7 8. f4 Re8 9. c4 Bd6 10. d4 Ne4 11. cxd5
    cxd5 12. Bh5 g6 13. Bf3 Nb6 14. Bxe4 dxe4 15. Nd2 f5 16. Ndc4 Bc7 17. Qe2 Nxc4
    18. Nxc4 Be6 19. Ne5 Rc8 20. Rfc1 Qe7 21. Qb5 Bb6 22. a4 {
    Doctor 3.0-Fritz 5.32/0-1 (58)}) (7... Re8 8. Bd4 Bd6 9. f4 c5 10. Bb2 Nc6 11.
    Nxc6 bxc6 12. Qc1 Rb8 13. Nc3 d4 14. Nd1 Nd5 15. Bd3 dxe3 16. dxe3 Bg4 17. c4
    Bxd1 18. cxd5 Ba4 19. e4 cxd5 20. exd5 Qh4 21. Rb1 Rb4 22. g3 {
    Fritz 6 (2220)-Fritz 5.32/1-0 (45)}) 8. c4 Bd6 9. d4 Nbd7 10. Nd2 Qa5 11. Ndf3
    Qb4 12. Qb3 Rfe8 13. Rfc1 a5 14. Nxd7 Bxd7 15. Qc2 Bf5 16. Qxf5 Qxb2 17. Bd3
    dxc4 18. Bxc4 b5 19. Bd3 Rad8 20. Ng5 h6 21. Ne4 Nxe4 22. Bxe4 Re6 23. Qh7+ Kf8
    24. Bxc6 b4 25. Bf3 Rg6 26. Be4 Rg4 27. h3 Qxf2+ $4 (27... Rg5 $142 $18) 28.
    Kxf2 (28. Kxf2 Rg3 29. Rc5 Bxc5 30. Kxg3 Bd6+ 31. Kf3 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr 2AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Brzoza, Miroslaw"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "87"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 Qb6 3. a3 c5 4. Nc3 $14 cxb4 5. Nd5 Qd6 6. Nxb4 Nc6 7. Rb1 (7.
    Nxc6 dxc6 8. e4 Qd8 $11) 7... Nxb4 (7... e5 8. e3 $11) 8. axb4 $14 b6 (8... e5
    9. Nf3 e4 10. Nd4 $14) 9. e3 Bb7 (9... a5 10. Nf3 $14) 10. Nf3 Nf6 11. Be2 (11.
    b5 e6 $14) 11... g6 (11... Rc8 12. Be5 Qe6 13. Bd4 $14) 12. h3 (12. O-O Bg7 $14
    ) 12... Bg7 13. O-O (13. Be5 Qe6 $14) 13... O-O $11 14. c4 Rac8 (14... Qc7 15.
    d4 $11) 15. d3 Rfe8 (15... a6 16. e4 Qe6 17. Re1 $14) 16. e4 e5 17. b5 Nh5 18.
    Ra1 Ra8 19. g3 (19. Ba3 Qf6 $14) 19... Rec8 (19... a6 20. bxa6 Bxa6 21. Qb3 $14
    ) 20. Qb3 Qe6 21. Kh2 Rf8 22. Nh4 (22. Ng5 Qe7 23. h4 h6 $16) 22... Nf6 23. Ra4
    (23. Ng2 Bc8 $14) 23... a5 (23... a6 24. bxa6 Bxa6 25. Rb4 $14) 24. bxa6 (24.
    f4 d6 $14) 24... Rxa6 (24... Bxa6 25. Rb4 d6 26. Nf3 $14) 25. Rxa6 Bxa6 26. Nf3
    Nh5 (26... Ra8 27. Rd1 $14) 27. Ng5 (27. Ra1 Ra8 $14) 27... Qf6 $14 28. h4 h6
    29. Nh3 (29. Nf3 Qe6 $14) 29... Qc6 (29... b5 30. cxb5 Rb8 31. d4 exd4 32. Rd1
    $16) 30. Rb1 $16 Rb8 31. Bxh5 gxh5 32. f4 (32. Qb4 b5 $14) 32... d6 $14 33. Ba3
    {Attacks the isolani on b6} (33. Rf1 Bc8 $16) 33... b5 34. Rc1 (34. Qb4 Rb6 $14
    ) 34... Qd7 35. c5 (35. Qb4 Bc8 36. Nf2 Qa7 $14) 35... dxc5 $11 36. Rxc5 b4 37.
    Bb2 (37. Rd5 $5 Qe7 38. Bb2 $11) 37... Qxd3 $17 (37... Bxd3 $2 38. Rd5 (38.
    Bxe5 Bxe4 39. Qe3 Bxe5 40. fxe5 Qd3 41. Qxd3 Bxd3 $17) 38... Qg4 39. Qxd3 exf4
    40. e5 fxg3+ 41. Qxg3 Qe2+ 42. Qg2 $18) 38. Qxd3 Bxd3 39. Nf2 Be2 40. fxe5 (40.
    Rc2 Bf3 $17) 40... b3 41. Rc7 Bf3 42. Kg1 Re8 {
    Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn} (42... Bh8 43. Kf1 $15) 43. Rc3 $11 Bxe4
    44. Rxb3 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr or01-005 E-mail"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "O'Hara, Matthew D"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "110"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 Qb6 3. a3 a5 4. c4 Na6 5. d4 (5. c5 Nxc5 6. bxc5 Qxb2 7. Nc3 a4
    8. e3 Qb3 9. Qc1 e5 10. Nf3 d6 11. d4 Qe6 12. d5 cxd5 13. Bb5+ Bd7 14. Bxd7+
    Qxd7 15. Nxd5 Ra5 16. O-O Rxc5 17. Qd1 b5 18. e4 Ne7 19. Nb4 Nc6 {
    Shilov,S (2265)-Duda,J (2075)/Cracovia POL 2009/0-1 (39)}) (5. Bc3 axb4 6. axb4
    d6 7. e3 Nf6 8. b5 Nc7 9. Rxa8 Nxa8 10. Qa4 Nc7 11. Ba5 Qa7 12. b6 Qa8 13. bxc7
    b6 14. Nf3 Kd7 15. Nd4 bxa5 16. Nc3 Kxc7 17. Be2 Bd7 18. O-O g6 19. Nb3 Bg7 {
    Hildingstam,S-O'Hara,M/corr or01-005 E-mail 2001/[Fritz 6 (1s)]/1/2-1/2}) 5...
    axb4 $146 (5... d6 6. Bc3 (6. e3 axb4 7. axb4 Qxb4+ 8. Bc3 Qb6 9. c5 Qc7 10.
    Nd2 d5 11. Bd3 e6 12. Ngf3 Nf6 13. O-O Qe7 14. Ne5 g6 15. Bxa6 Rxa6 16. Rxa6
    bxa6 17. Nxc6 Qc7 18. Ne5 Bg7 19. Qa4+ Nd7 20. Ba5 Qa7 {
    Kuehn-Wiezer/corr DDR/4.cup/PZ 1975/1-0}) 6... axb4 7. axb4 Nf6 8. Nd2 Bf5 9.
    e3 Qd8 10. Ngf3 Nc7 11. Be2 e6 12. O-O Be7 13. Qb3 O-O 14. b5 cxb5 15. Ba5 Qb8
    16. cxb5 b6 17. Bb4 Qb7 18. Ne5 Rxa1 19. Rxa1 dxe5 20. Bxe7 {
    Adam,S-Klein,L/corr DDR 1989/1-0 (55)}) 6. c5 Qa5 7. axb4 Qxb4+ 8. Bc3 Qc4 9.
    e4 Qe6 10. Nd2 d5 11. e5 g6 12. Be2 Nh6 13. Nh3 Bg7 14. O-O O-O 15. f4 f6 16.
    Qb3 Qf7 17. Nf2 Nc7 18. Rxa8 Nxa8 19. Ba5 Nf5 20. Nf3 fxe5 21. fxe5 Qe6 22. Bd2
    Nc7 23. Bd3 Qd7 24. Qb4 Ne6 25. Rb1 Nd8 26. Ra1 Rf7 27. Ra7 Ne6 28. Nh3 {
    Attacks the backward pawn on b7} Rf8 29. Kh1 Kh8 30. Be2 Qc7 31. Ra3 Qb8 32. g4
    Nh6 33. Nh4 Bd7 34. Kg2 Bc8 35. Rb3 Nf7 36. g5 Qc7 37. Nf3 Qd7 38. Nf2 Nfd8 39.
    Ra3 Nf4+ 40. Bxf4 Rxf4 41. Qd2 Ne6 42. Qe3 Rf8 43. Nd3 Nf4+ (43... Nc7 $5 $15)
    44. Nxf4 $11 Qg4+ 45. Kh1 Qxf4 46. Qxf4 Rxf4 47. Kg2 Kg8 48. Kg3 Rf8 49. Ra7
    Kf7 50. Ne1 h6 51. Nf3 hxg5 52. Nxg5+ Kg8 53. Bg4 Bxg4 54. Kxg4 Rb8 55. Ra3 Bf8
    *
    
    [Event "corr or01-006 E-mail"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Wantoch_Rekowski, Jacek"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "50"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 (1. Nf3 Nf6 $11) 1... c6 (1... e5 2. Bb2 $15)
    2. Bb2 Qb6 3. a3 a5 4. c4 (4. Nf3 c5 $11) 4... d6 5. Qb3 (5. b5 cxb5 6. Qb3 Bd7
    $15) 5... axb4 (5... e5 6. e3 $11) 6. axb4 (6. Qxb4 Qxb4 7. axb4 Rxa1 8. Bxa1
    e5 $11) 6... Rxa1 7. Bxa1 Bf5 (7... e5 8. e3 $11) 8. d3 (8. Nf3 e5 $11) 8... e5
    9. e4 Bg4 (9... Be6 10. Nf3 $11) 10. Be2 Nf6 11. Nd2 (11. Bxg4 Nxg4 12. Nh3 Na6
    $11) 11... Be7 12. Ngf3 Na6 13. Bc3 O-O 14. O-O Re8 (14... Ra8 15. Ra1 $11) 15.
    h3 Bh5 16. Re1 (16. Ra1 Bg6 $11) 16... Bg6 (16... Ra8 17. Qb1 $11) 17. Nh2 (17.
    Ra1 Ra8 $14) 17... Nh5 18. Bxh5 Bxh5 19. g3 (19. Nhf3 Bf6 $11) 19... Nc7 (19...
    Ra8 20. Nhf3 $15) 20. Nhf3 Ne6 21. Kg2 (21. Ra1 Ng5 22. Kg2 Nxf3 23. Nxf3 Rd8
    $15) 21... Ra8 22. Ra1 Rxa1 23. Bxa1 h6 (23... Qa7 24. Qc3 $15) 24. Qa4 f6 (
    24... Kh7 25. Qa5 Bd8 26. Qxb6 Bxb6 27. Nb3 $11) 25. Qa8+ $11 Kf7 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Ciesla, Stefan"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "25"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 (1. Nf3 Nf6 $11) 1... c6 (1... e5 2. Bb2 $15) 2. Bb2 Qb6 3. a3 a5 4. c4
    d6 5. Nc3 (5. Qa4 e5 $11) 5... axb4 6. Na4 Qa5 7. axb4 Qxb4 8. Bc3 Qxc4 9. Nb6
    Rxa1 10. Qxa1 (10. Nxc4 $2 Rxd1+ 11. Kxd1 Nf6 $19) 10... Qb3 (10... Qa6 11.
    Nxc8 Qxa1+ 12. Bxa1 $16) 11. Nxc8 Nf6 (11... e5 12. Nf3 $18) 12. Nf3 (12. e3
    Qe6 13. Nb6 d5 $18) 12... Kd7 $4 (12... e5 $142 $18) 13. Nd4 (13. Nd4 Qxc3 14.
    Nb6+ Kc7 15. Na8+ Kd7 16. dxc3 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "email b4-02-08 (Sternik)"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Gross, G."]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "61"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 Qb6 3. a3 a5 4. c4 axb4 5. c5 Qc7 6. axb4 Rxa1 7. Bxa1 Na6 8.
    Bc3 d6 9. d4 e5 10. e3 exd4 11. exd4 (11. Qxd4 $2 dxc5 12. bxc5 Nxc5 13. Nf3
    Bf5 14. Nbd2 Nf6 $17) 11... Nf6 12. Bd3 Nd5 13. Qd2 Be7 (13... Nxc3 14. Qxc3
    dxc5 15. bxc5 b6 $15 16. Nf3 bxc5 17. O-O Be7 $15) 14. Ne2 O-O (14... b5 $5 15.
    Be4 Be6 16. O-O O-O 17. Re1 Qd8 $15) 15. O-O b6 16. Re1 (16. Qc2 $6 Naxb4 17.
    cxb6 Qxb6 18. Bxh7+ Kh8 19. Bxb4 Nxb4 20. Qe4 Bf6 $17) 16... bxc5 17. bxc5 dxc5
    18. Ba5 (18. Bc4 Nab4 19. dxc5 Nxc3 20. Qxc3 Bxc5 21. Ng3 Qb6 $17) 18... Qa7
    19. Nbc3 Nab4 20. Nxd5 Nxd5 21. Bc3 (21. Ra1 Be6 22. Qc1 cxd4 23. Bd8 (23. Qxc6
    $2 Bb4) 23... Qc5 $17) 21... Be6 (21... Nxc3 22. Qxc3 Rd8 23. Rd1 cxd4 24. Qxc6
    g6 $19) 22. Ra1 Qd7 23. Bb2 Rb8 $6 (23... Nb4 24. Be4 f5 25. Bf3 Rd8 26. Qc3
    Qd6 $17) 24. dxc5 Bxc5 25. Qc2 f5 $6 (25... Bd6 26. Bxh7+ Kf8 27. Nd4 c5 28.
    Nxe6+ Qxe6 29. Bf5 Rxb2 30. Bxe6 Rxc2 31. Bxd5 Be5 $15) 26. Qxc5 Rxb2 27. Ra8+
    Kf7 28. Rf8+ Kg6 29. g4 Nf6 $2 (29... Rxe2 30. gxf5+ Bxf5 31. Bxf5+ (31. Bxe2
    Qe6 32. Qc4 Nf6 33. Qxe6 Bxe6 34. Bd3+ $16) 31... Qxf5 32. Rxf5 Kxf5 33. Qxc6
    $16) 30. Nf4+ Kh6 31. Qc1 1-0
    
    [Event "corr or01-005 E-mail"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Hildingstam, Stefan"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "67"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 (1. Nf3 d5 $11) 1... c6 (1... e5 2. Bb2 $15) 2. Bb2 Qb6 3. a3 a5 4. c4 (
    4. Nf3 axb4 5. axb4 Rxa1 6. Bxa1 Qxb4 $11) 4... axb4 (4... d6 5. Nf3 $11) 5. c5
    Qc7 (5... Qxc5 {Decoy to c5} 6. axb4 {Discovered attack}) 6. axb4 Rxa1 7. Bxa1
    d5 8. Nf3 Bg4 (8... Nd7 9. e3 $11) 9. Be5 Qc8 (9... Qd8 10. d4 $11) 10. d4 $14
    Nd7 11. Bf4 g6 (11... b6 12. cxb6 e6 13. Nfd2 $14) 12. e3 (12. Nbd2 Ngf6 $14)
    12... Bg7 13. Be2 Bxf3 14. Bxf3 e5 15. dxe5 Nxe5 16. Be2 Qf5 17. O-O Ne7 18.
    Na3 {White intends b5} (18. b5 O-O $14) 18... O-O 19. Nc2 Ra8 20. Nd4 Qf6 21.
    Qc2 Nd7 (21... g5 22. Bxe5 Qxe5 23. Bd3 $16) 22. b5 $16 Nf8 23. Nf3 (23. Rd1
    Ne6 24. Nxe6 fxe6 $14) 23... Nd7 (23... Qc3 24. Qxc3 Bxc3 25. Rc1 $14) 24. Rc1
    (24. Bg5 Qf5 25. Bd3 Qe6 $16) 24... Qb2 $14 25. Qxb2 Bxb2 26. Rb1 Ra2 27. Kf1 (
    27. Bd1 Nxc5 28. Bd6 Nd3 29. Bxe7 Bc3 $18) 27... Nf5 $11 (27... Nxc5 $143 28.
    Bd6 Ne4 29. Bxe7 $18) 28. g4 Ng7 29. Nd4 Bxd4 (29... Ne6 30. bxc6 bxc6 31. Nxc6
    Nxf4 32. exf4 Nxc5 33. Ne7+ Kf8 34. Nxd5 $14) 30. exd4 Ne6 31. Be3 Kg7 (31...
    g5 32. Bd3 $14) 32. g5 f6 33. bxc6 bxc6 34. Rb7 (34. Rb7 Nef8 35. Rc7 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr 3GMMsemi-05"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1998.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Andersson, Lars H"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2320"]
    [PlyCount "65"]
    [EventDate "1998.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 Qb6 3. a3 a5 4. c4 axb4 5. c5 Qc7 6. axb4 Rxa1 7. Bxa1 Nf6 8.
    Nf3 Na6 9. Bc3 d6 10. e3 dxc5 11. Bxa6 {last book move} bxa6 12. bxc5 Ne4 (
    12... Nd5 13. Qc2 $11) 13. Bb4 (13. d4 Bf5 $11) 13... Qb7 (13... e5 14. d4 exd4
    15. exd4 $11) 14. Ba3 $11 Bg4 15. Qc2 (15. d3 $142 $5 Ng5 16. Nbd2 $11) 15...
    Bxf3 $17 16. gxf3 Nf6 (16... Ng5 $5 17. f4 Nf3+ 18. Ke2 Nh4 $15) 17. Nc3 Nd7 (
    17... e5 $142 $11) 18. Ke2 (18. d4 e5 $11) 18... e6 (18... Qc7 $142 $5 $17) 19.
    Rb1 $11 Qc7 20. Ne4 (20. Qb2 Qd8 $11) 20... Qxh2 (20... a5 21. Nd6+ Bxd6 22.
    cxd6 $11) 21. Nd6+ (21. Qa4 $5 Qc7 22. Qxa6 $14) 21... Bxd6 $15 22. cxd6 c5 (
    22... Qh4 $142 $5 $11) 23. Qa4 $16 Qxd6 24. Rb7 Kd8 (24... f5 $5 $14) 25. d4
    $16 Kc8 26. Ra7 (26. Bxc5 Qd5 27. Rb1 Nb8 $16) 26... Nb8 27. Rxf7 (27. Bxc5 Qc6
    28. Qxc6+ Nxc6 29. Rxf7 Rd8 30. Rxg7 Rd7 31. Rg8+ Kc7 $16) 27... Qc6 (27... Qb6
    $5 $14) 28. Qxc6+ $16 Nxc6 29. Bxc5 Rd8 30. Rxg7 Rd7 31. Rg5 a5 32. f4 Kb7 (
    32... Rf7 33. Rg8+ Kd7 34. Kd3 $16) 33. Kf3 (33. Kf3 a4 34. Ke4 $16) (33. f5 $5
    exf5 34. Rxf5 Nd8 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-115"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Frenzel, Lothar"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "79"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nc6 2. b5 Nd4 3. e3 Nf5 4. c4 d5 (4... e5 5. Bb2 d6 6. d4 exd4 7. exd4
    $11) 5. cxd5 Qxd5 6. Nc3 (6. Qc2 Nh4 7. f3 Qg5 $14) 6... Qd8 7. Nf3 (7. d4 e6
    $14) 7... Nf6 (7... e6 8. d4 $14) 8. Bb2 (8. Qa4 Nd7 $14) 8... e6 9. d4 Bb4 (
    9... Bd7 10. e4 Ne7 11. Ne5 $14) 10. Bd3 Ne7 (10... O-O 11. O-O $14) 11. O-O (
    11. a3 Bd6 $16) 11... O-O (11... Ned5 12. Qb3 $14) 12. Qc2 h6 (12... c6 13. e4
    $14) 13. Rac1 (13. a3 Ba5 $16) 13... Bd6 (13... Bd7 14. e4 $16) 14. Ne4 (14. e4
    $5 Bf4 15. Rcd1 $16) 14... Nxe4 $14 15. Bxe4 f5 (15... a6 16. bxa6 Rxa6 17. a3
    $11) 16. Bd3 Nd5 17. Bc4 (17. Qb3 $142 $16) 17... Nf6 (17... Qe8 $142 $5 $14)
    18. Qxf5 $18 Nd5 (18... Qe8 19. Qd3 $18) 19. Qe4 Kh8 (19... Qe8 20. Bxd5 exd5
    21. Qxd5+ Be6 22. Qxb7 $16) 20. Kh1 (20. Ne5 Kg8 $18) 20... Nf6 21. Qg6 Qe8 (
    21... Bd7 22. Ne5 Be8 23. Qc2 $18) 22. Qxe8 Rxe8 23. Ne5 Kg8 24. Bd3 (24. f4 a6
    $18) 24... g5 (24... a6 25. bxa6 bxa6 26. Nc6 $18) 25. Nc4 (25. e4 Kg7 $18)
    25... Be7 (25... Nd5 26. Nxd6 cxd6 27. Be4 $18) 26. h3 (26. e4 Rd8 $18) 26...
    Nd5 27. Ne5 Bd6 28. a3 (28. e4 Nf4 29. Rfd1 Rd8 $18) 28... Kg7 (28... a6 29.
    bxa6 bxa6 30. Nc6 $18) 29. Rc2 (29. g3 a6 $18) 29... Rf8 (29... a6 30. Nc4 $18)
    30. Rfc1 b6 (30... Bxe5 31. dxe5 c6 32. bxc6 bxc6 33. Rxc6 Rxf2 34. Bd4 $18 (
    34. Rxc8 $6 Rxc8 35. Rxc8 Rxb2 $14)) 31. g3 a6 32. Nc4 (32. e4 Ne7 33. d5 exd5
    34. Rxc7 Bxc7 35. Rxc7 Re8 36. exd5 Bxh3 $18) 32... Be7 (32... axb5 33. Nxd6
    cxd6 34. e4 $18) 33. e4 Nf6 34. Ne5 Bd6 (34... Ne8 35. Nc6 Rf7 36. bxa6 Bxa6
    37. Bxa6 Rxa6 38. d5+ Kf8 39. dxe6 $18 (39. Nxe7 $6 Rxe7 40. Rd2 Ra4 $16)) 35.
    Nc6 (35. Rxc7+ Bxc7 36. Rxc7+ Kg8 $18) 35... axb5 36. e5 (36. Bxb5 $6 Nxe4 37.
    Kg2 Nf6 $11 (37... Bxa3 $143 38. Ra1 $16)) 36... Bxa3 37. exf6+ Rxf6 (37...
    Kxf6 38. Ra1 Bxb2 39. Rxa8 Bxd4 40. Bxb5 $18 (40. Nxd4 $6 Bb7+ 41. Nc6 Rxa8 $16
    )) 38. Ra1 (38. Bxa3 $142 $5 Rxa3 39. Ne5 c6 40. Bxb5 cxb5 41. Rxc8 Ra7 $18)
    38... b4 39. d5 $1 exd5 (39... Bb7 40. Bd4 Re8 $18) 40. Nxb4 $3 (40. Nxb4 Bxb2
    41. Rxa8 Bxh3 42. Rxb2 $18) (40. Bxf6+ $6 Kxf6 41. Nxb4 Bb7 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-123"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Deneuville, Christian"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "53"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nc6 2. b5 Nd4 3. e3 Nf5 4. Bb2 d5 5. c4 e6 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Nf3 Nf6 8. Bd3
    Nd6 9. Nd4 Bg4 10. f3 Bd7 11. O-O a6 12. bxa6 bxa6 {
    White gets strong play along the open b-file} 13. Ba3 Nb7 14. Bxf8 Kxf8 15. Qb3
    Qb8 16. Nc3 c5 17. Nf5 Na5 18. Qxb8+ (18. Qa3 Qb4 19. Qc1 Nc6 $14) 18... Rxb8
    $11 19. Rab1 Rxb1 (19... Ra8 20. g4 $11) 20. Rxb1 $14 (20. Bxb1 $143 Nc4 21.
    Rd1 g6 $15) (20. Nxb1 $143 c4 21. Bc2 Bxf5 22. Bxf5 Ke7 $15) 20... Nc6 21. Rb6
    g6 22. Ng3 Ke7 (22... c4 23. Bc2 Ke7 24. Ba4 $14 (24. Rxa6 $143 Nb4 25. Rxf6
    Kxf6 $17)) 23. Bxa6 $16 (23. Rxa6 $143 Nb4 24. Rxf6 Kxf6 $17) 23... Rb8 24.
    Rxb8 Nxb8 25. Be2 h5 26. h4 Nc6 27. Bb5 (27. Bb5 Nb4 28. a3 $16) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr Matteus Chess op"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Stobbe, Arthur J"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "63"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nc6 2. b5 Nd4 3. e3 Nf5 4. Bb2 d5 5. Nf3 Nd6 6. Be2 Nf6 7. O-O c6 8. bxc6
    bxc6 9. c4 dxc4 10. Qa4 Bd7 11. Na3 {The pressure on the isolated pawn grows}
    e6 (11... c5 12. Qd1 $11) 12. Nxc4 Nxc4 13. Qxc4 Rb8 14. Be5 {
    White fights for the Initiative} Rb4 15. Qa6 Bc5 (15... Qb6 $5 $14) 16. Rab1
    O-O (16... Rb6 17. Qa4 $16 (17. Qxa7 $6 Rxb1 18. Qxc5 Qb6 19. Qxb6 Rxb6 $14))
    17. Rxb4 Bxb4 18. Qxa7 c5 $2 (18... Qa8 $142 $5 19. Qxa8 Rxa8 $16) 19. Bxf6 $18
    gxf6 20. a3 Ba5 21. Qxc5 Qa8 22. Qd4 Qd8 23. Qg4+ Kh8 24. Qh5 Qc7 (24... Bc6
    25. d4 Be4 26. Rc1 $18) 25. Bd3 (25. Qh6 Rg8 26. Qxf6+ Rg7 $18) 25... f5 26.
    Ng5 Kg7 27. Qxh7+ Kf6 28. Qh6+ Ke7 29. Nh7 Rd8 30. Qg5+ Kd6 31. Qf6 Bc6 (31...
    Qc5 32. Ng5 Be8 33. Be2 $18) 32. Bxf5 (32. Bxf5 Rg8 33. e4 $18) (32. Rc1 Rd7
    33. Nf8 Bxd2 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr 1AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Gruszczynski, Boleslaw"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "73"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 $11 f6 3. f4 Qd6 4. a3 (4. Nc3 $5 $15) 4... Qxf4 $17 5. g3 Qd6
    6. Bg2 e5 7. Nf3 Be6 8. d3 (8. O-O a5 9. c3 Ne7 $17) 8... Nd7 9. Nbd2 Nh6 10.
    e4 c6 (10... O-O-O 11. exd5 Bxd5 12. c4 $17) 11. O-O Be7 12. Qe2 (12. exd5 Bxd5
    (12... Qxd5 $143 13. Nxe5 Qd6 14. Nec4 $14) 13. c4 Be6 $15) 12... O-O (12... d4
    13. Nc4 Qc7 14. c3 $17) 13. exd5 cxd5 (13... Qxd5 14. Nxe5 Qd6 15. Nec4 $18)
    14. Rfe1 Rac8 15. c4 b6 (15... Nf5 16. Rac1 $17) 16. Rad1 (16. Nd4 Bf7 $15)
    16... Rfd8 (16... a5 17. Nd4 Bg4 18. Nb5 $17) 17. Nd4 $15 Bg4 (17... exd4 {
    Exploits the pin} 18. Qxe6+) 18. Nb5 Bxe2 (18... Qe6 $142 $5 19. Bxd5 Qxd5 20.
    cxd5 Bxe2 21. Rxe2 Rc2 $15) 19. Nxd6 $11 Bxd6 20. Bxd5+ Kh8 (20... Kf8 21. Rxe2
    Nf5 22. g4 $14) 21. Rxe2 $14 Nf8 (21... Nf5 22. g4 Ne7 23. Be4 $14) 22. Nf3 (
    22. d4 exd4 23. Bxd4 Nf5 $16) 22... Bb8 (22... b5 23. Rc1 $16) 23. d4 exd4 24.
    Bxd4 Nf5 25. Rde1 (25. Kf2 b5 26. Bb7 Rc7 $15) 25... Nxd4 26. Nxd4 Ng6 (26...
    Be5 27. Nc6 Bc3 28. Nxd8 Rxd8 29. Re8 Rxe8 30. Rxe8 $18) 27. Bb7 (27. Nc6 $142
    Rf8 28. Ne7 Nxe7 29. Rxe7 $16) 27... Be5 28. Nc6 Rxc6 29. Bxc6 Rd3 30. Be4 (30.
    a4 Bd4+ 31. Kf1 Ne5 $18) 30... Rd8 (30... Bd4+ 31. Kg2 Rxa3 32. Bxg6 hxg6 33.
    Re8+ Kh7 34. R1e4 $18) 31. Bxg6 (31. b5 Bd4+ 32. Kg2 Ne5 $18) 31... hxg6 32.
    Rc2 (32. b5 Rd3 33. a4 Ra3 $18) 32... Rc8 (32... Bd4+ 33. Kg2 Be5 34. c5 $18)
    33. Re4 Kg8 34. c5 Rc6 35. b5 (35. Kf2 $142 $18) 35... Re6 $4 (35... Rxc5 $142
    36. Rxc5 bxc5 $16) 36. c6 $18 Re8 37. Rd2 (37. Rd2 Kf7 38. Rd7+ Ke6 39. Rxa7
    $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr MCO"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1997.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Preston, William"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "89"]
    [EventDate "1997.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. b5 Nd4 4. Bxd4 e5 $146 (4... b6 5. c4 dxc4 6. e3 Bb7 7.
    Nf3 e6 8. Bxc4 Nf6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Ne5 Ne4 11. Qg4 Ng5 12. f4 f6 13. Qh5+ Kf8
    14. fxg5 g6 15. Nxg6+ Kg8 16. Bxe6+ Kg7 17. Qh6# {
    1-0 Taulien,H (2225)-Vieira,M (1800)/remoteschach.de 2006}) (4... Qd7 5. e3 e6
    6. Qg4 Nh6 7. Qh3 Nf5 8. Nf3 Nxd4 9. Nxd4 Bc5 10. Nb3 Be7 11. d4 Bb4+ 12. c3
    Be7 13. Bd3 c6 14. bxc6 bxc6 15. O-O O-O 16. N1d2 Qc7 17. Qxh7# {
    1-0 Trkn-S.M.K>999/itsyourturn.com 2001}) (4... Qd6 5. Nf3 $18) 5. Bxe5 d4 (
    5... Bg4 6. h3 Bf5 7. Nc3 $18) 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. c3 (7. Nxd4 $6 f6 8. Bxc7 Qxc7 $18
    ) 7... Bxf3 (7... dxc3 8. Nxc3 f6 9. Bg3 $18) 8. exf3 d3 (8... dxc3 9. dxc3 Qe7
    10. Qe2 $18) 9. Qa4 Qd5 (9... Qe7 10. Qe4 O-O-O 11. Bd4 $18) 10. Bxc7 Nf6 (
    10... Bc5 11. Qe4+ Qxe4+ 12. fxe4 $18) 11. b6+ Nd7 (11... Ke7 12. bxa7 b5 13.
    Qf4 $18) 12. bxa7 (12. Qe4+ Qxe4+ 13. fxe4 a6 $18) 12... Bc5 (12... b5 13. Qe4+
    Qxe4+ 14. fxe4 Rxa7 15. Bf4 $18) 13. Qe4+ Qxe4+ 14. fxe4 O-O (14... Rxa7 15.
    Bxd3 Ke7 16. Bb5 $18) 15. Bxd3 Rfc8 16. Bf4 Nf6 17. Ke2 (17. e5 Nd5 18. Bg3
    Rxa7 $18) 17... Rxa7 18. f3 Nh5 19. Be3 Bxe3 20. Kxe3 g5 21. g3 Nf6 22. a4 b6 (
    22... Ra5 23. Bb5 $18) 23. Bb5 Re7 (23... Ne8 24. h4 Nc7 25. Na3 gxh4 26. Rxh4
    Nxb5 27. Nxb5 $18) 24. c4 g4 25. d3 (25. d4 gxf3 26. e5 Ne8 $18) 25... gxf3 26.
    Kxf3 Rd8 27. c5 $1 bxc5 28. a5 Rb7 29. Bc4 Nd7 30. Kf4 Kg7 31. a6 Ra7 32. Nc3
    Nb6 33. Nb5 Raa8 34. a7 h6 (34... Rd7 35. Ra6 Nxc4 36. dxc4 $18) 35. Nc7 Rac8
    36. Nd5 Na8 37. Rhb1 Rd7 38. Ra6 f5 (38... Rf8 $18) 39. exf5 Rcd8 40. Rb8 Rxd5
    41. Rg6+ Kh7 42. Bxd5 Rxd5 43. Rxa8 Rd4+ 44. Ke5 Ra4 45. Rb6 (45. Rb6 Rg4 46.
    Rd8 Re4+ 47. dxe4 h5 48. Rd7+ Kg8 49. a8=Q#) (45. Kf6 Ra6+ 46. Kf7 Rxa7+ 47.
    Rxa7 h5 48. Rg7+ Kh6 49. Ra6#) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Roczniak, Jan"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "42"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 d4 3. Nf3 $11 e5 4. Nxe5 Bxb4 5. c3 dxc3 6. Nxc3 a5 7. e3 c6 8.
    Ne4 (8. Bc4 Nh6 $14) 8... Nh6 (8... Bf5 $142 $5 9. Qh5 Be6 $11) 9. Nxc6 $1 Nxc6
    (9... bxc6 10. Bxg7 {A double attack}) 10. Bxg7 {Theme: Double Attack} Qh4 $4 (
    10... f5 11. Nf6+ Kf7 12. Bxh8 Qxh8 $14) 11. Nf6+ $18 (11. Bxh8 Qxe4 12. a3 Bg4
    $18) 11... Ke7 12. Bxh8 Be6 {Black gets deadly initiative} 13. Bg7 (13. g3 $142
    Qg5 14. h4 $18 (14. Nxh7 $6 Qf5 $18)) 13... Rd8 $16 14. g3 Qg5 15. Ne4 Qxg7 16.
    a3 Bd5 17. axb4 Bxe4 18. Rg1 Nxb4 19. Rc1 Qb2 20. Be2 $2 (20. Rc7+ $142 Kd6 21.
    Rc3 $17) 20... Bc2 $19 21. Rxc2 Qxc2 (21... Qxc2 22. d4 Qxd1+ 23. Kxd1 a4 $19)
    (21... Nxc2+ 22. Kf1 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Roczniak, Jan"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "43"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 d4 3. Nf3 $11 e5 4. Nxe5 Bxb4 5. c3 dxc3 6. Nxc3 a5 7. e3 c6 8.
    Ne4 (8. Bc4 Be6 $14) 8... Nf6 (8... Bf5 9. Qh5 Be6 10. a3 $14) 9. Ng5 Be6 (9...
    O-O $5 $11) 10. Nxe6 $14 fxe6 11. a3 Bd6 12. Qb3 Qe7 13. Be2 (13. d4 a4 14. Qc2
    O-O $14) 13... a4 14. Qc2 Nbd7 15. d4 O-O 16. O-O Qe8 (16... Nd5 17. Bd3 g6 18.
    Nc4 $14) 17. g4 (17. Rab1 $142 $14) 17... Qg6 $4 (17... Qe7 $142 $11) 18. Bd1 (
    18. Nxg6 $142 $5 hxg6 19. f4 g5 20. fxg5 Nd5 $18) 18... Qf7 $4 (18... Qxc2 19.
    Bxc2 Bxe5 20. dxe5 Nxg4 21. Rac1 $17) 19. Nd3 (19. Nxf7 $142 Rxf7 20. Qc4 $18)
    19... Nb8 (19... Nd5 $142 20. Be2 N7b6 $15) 20. f3 $2 (20. Nc5 Na6 $11) 20...
    Be7 $4 (20... Nxg4 21. Re1 Nf6 $17) 21. Re1 (21. Ne5 Qe8 $14) 21... g5 (21...
    Nbd7 $5 $11) 22. Rc1 (22. Rc1 Bd6 23. Nc5 $14) *
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Roczniak, Jan"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "85"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 d4 3. Nf3 $11 e5 4. Nxe5 Bxb4 5. c3 dxc3 6. Nxc3 a5 7. e3 c6 8.
    Ne4 (8. Bc4 Nh6 $14) 8... Nf6 (8... Bf5 $5 9. Qh5 Be6 $11) 9. Ng5 $14 Be6 10.
    Nxe6 fxe6 11. a3 Bd6 12. Qb3 Qe7 13. Be2 (13. Nc4 Ne4 $14) 13... a4 14. Qc2
    Nbd7 15. d4 O-O 16. O-O Nd5 17. g3 (17. Bd3 N5f6 $14) 17... Bxe5 18. dxe5 Rf7 (
    18... Qc5 19. Rac1 Qxc2 20. Rxc2 $14) 19. Bd3 $14 Nf8 20. e4 Nc7 21. f4 Nd7 22.
    Rac1 g6 (22... Nb5 23. Bxb5 cxb5 24. Qc7 $14) 23. Bc4 (23. f5 exf5 24. Bc4 Ne6
    25. exf5 gxf5 26. Rxf5 Raf8 27. Rxf7 Qxf7 $16) 23... Qc5+ (23... b5 24. Ba2 c5
    25. f5 $14) 24. Kg2 $16 b5 25. Ba2 (25. Bd3 Qxc2+ 26. Rxc2 c5 $16) 25... Qxc2+
    26. Rxc2 c5 27. Rd1 c4 28. Rcd2 Nc5 29. Bb1 N7a6 30. Rd8+ (30. Bc3 Rb8 $14)
    30... Rxd8 $11 31. Rxd8+ Kg7 (31... Rf8 32. Rd4 $11) 32. f5 h5 (32... Rf8 33.
    f6+ Kf7 34. Rd4 $11) 33. Rd6 (33. f6+ Kh7 $14) 33... Rf8 34. Bd4 (34. fxe6 $143
    Re8 $15) 34... Nb3 $2 (34... gxf5 $142 $5 35. exf5 exf5 36. e6+ Kg8 $14) 35.
    Be3 Nac5 36. f6+ (36. Rc6 Nd7 37. Rc7 (37. Rxe6 $6 Kf7 $18) 37... gxf5 38. exf5
    exf5 39. Rxd7+ Kg8 40. e6 $18) 36... Kf7 $16 37. Rc6 Nd7 (37... Rd8 38. Bxc5 (
    38. Rxc5 $2 Nxc5 39. Bxc5 Rd1 $19) 38... Rd2+ 39. Bf2 $16) 38. Rc7 Rd8 39. Rb7
    Na5 40. Rxb5 Nc6 41. Bf4 Nd4 (41... c3 42. Rb7 g5 43. Bxg5 Ncxe5 44. Rc7 $16)
    42. Rb4 g5 (42... Rb8 $5 43. Rxc4 Rb2+ 44. Kh3 Nf3 $16) 43. Rxc4 (43. Rxc4 Nb5
    44. Rxa4 gxf4 45. gxf4 $16) (43. Bxg5 $5 Nxe5 44. Rxa4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Roczniak, Jan"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "57"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 d4 3. Nf3 e5 4. Nxe5 Bxb4 5. c3 dxc3
    6. Nxc3 a5 7. e3 c6 8. Ne4 Nf6 9. Ng5 Be6 10. Nxe6 fxe6 11. a3 Bd6 12. Qb3 Qe7
    13. Be2 a4 14. Qc2 Nbd7 15. d4 O-O 16. O-O Nd5 17. g3 Bxe5 18. dxe5 Rf7 19. Bd3
    Nf8 20. e4 Nc7 21. f4 Nd7 22. Rac1 g6 23. Bc4 Qc5+ 24. Kg2 b5 25. Be2 $146 (25.
    Ba2 Qxc2+ 26. Rxc2 c5 27. Rd1 c4 28. Rcd2 Nc5 29. Bb1 N7a6 30. Rd8+ Rxd8 31.
    Rxd8+ Kg7 32. f5 h5 33. Rd6 Rf8 34. Bd4 Nb3 35. Be3 Nac5 36. f6+ Kf7 37. Rc6
    Nd7 38. Rc7 Rd8 39. Rb7 Na5 {Sternik,R-Roczniak,J/corr Poland 1991/1-0 (43)})
    25... Na6 (25... Qxc2 $142 $5 26. Rxc2 c5 $14) 26. Qd3 Qb6 27. Qd6 Nf8 (27...
    Nac5 $142 $18) 28. Rxc6 Qb7 29. Rb6 (29. Rb6 Qxe4+ 30. Bf3 Qc2+ 31. Rf2 $18)
    1-0
    
    [Event "corr 2AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Roczniak, Jan"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "119"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 d4 3. Nf3 e5 4. Nxe5 Bxb4 5. c3 dxc3 6. Nxc3 a5 7. e3 Be6 8.
    Ne4 (8. a3 Bf8 $14) 8... Nf6 (8... Nh6 9. a3 Be7 10. Qa4+ Nd7 11. Nc6 bxc6 12.
    Bxg7 $16) 9. Nxf6+ $14 Qxf6 (9... gxf6 10. Nf3 $14) 10. Qc2 (10. Qa4+ Nd7 11.
    Nd3 Qh4 $14) 10... Qe7 (10... Qd8 11. Bb5+ c6 12. Bd3 $11) 11. Bb5+ Kf8 12. a3
    Bd6 13. Qc3 (13. Nc4 Qg5 14. Nxd6 cxd6 $14) 13... Bxe5 (13... Qg5 14. Nf3 Qg6
    15. Bd3 $16) 14. Qxe5 {Threatening mate... how?} f6 15. Qc3 c6 (15... Kf7 16.
    d4 $14) 16. Be2 Kf7 17. Bf3 (17. Bh5+ g6 18. Be2 Kg7 $16) 17... Nd7 18. d4 Qd6
    (18... Bd5 19. Bxd5+ cxd5 20. Qb3 $14) 19. O-O (19. Bh5+ Kg8 $14) 19... Nb6 (
    19... Rhd8 20. Qc2 Kg8 21. Be4 $14) 20. e4 (20. Rfb1 Nc4 $16) 20... Rhd8 $14
    21. Qc2 (21. Rfd1 Na4 22. Qc2 Nxb2 23. Qxb2 Rab8 $14) 21... Nc4 $11 22. Rfd1
    Nxb2 23. Qxb2 Rab8 24. Rac1 Kg8 (24... a4 25. d5 cxd5 26. exd5 $14) 25. Qc3 (
    25. Qb6 Qxa3 26. d5 Bd7 $14) 25... a4 26. Be2 Rdc8 (26... Re8 27. Qf3 $14) 27.
    Bc4 b5 (27... Re8 28. Bxe6+ Qxe6 29. f3 $14) 28. Qb4 (28. Bxe6+ Qxe6 29. Re1
    Rd8 $14) 28... Rd8 29. Qxd6 Rxd6 30. Bxe6+ Rxe6 31. d5 cxd5 32. exd5 Rd6 (32...
    Re4 33. d6 Rd8 34. Kf1 $14) 33. Rd4 b4 (33... Rb7 34. Rc8+ Kf7 35. Rc5 $14) 34.
    axb4 $16 a3 {The passed pawn on b4 will become decisive later} 35. Ra1 (35. Kf1
    Ra8 $16) 35... Ra8 (35... Rc8 36. Rd3 $16) 36. Rd3 (36. Ra2 Ra4 $16) 36... Rb6
    (36... a2 37. Rd2 $16) 37. Rb3 (37. Raxa3 Rxa3 38. Rxa3 Rxb4 $18) 37... Rd8 (
    37... a2 38. Rb2 $16) 38. Raxa3 Rxd5 {Do you see the mate threat?} 39. Ra8+ (
    39. Kf1 Rbb5 $16) 39... Kf7 40. h4 (40. Ra7+ Kg6 41. Kf1 Re6 42. Rg3+ Kh6 $16)
    40... Rb7 (40... Rd1+ 41. Kh2 Rd4 42. Ra7+ Kg6 43. b5 Rxh4+ 44. Kg3 $14) 41. g3
    Rdb5 42. Ra4 h5 (42... Ke6 43. f3 $16) 43. Kf1 Re5 (43... Ke6 44. Ke2 $16) 44.
    Ra2 (44. Kg2 Rbb5 $16) 44... Rb6 (44... Reb5 45. Rab2 $16) 45. Re2 (45. Ra7+
    Kg6 $16) 45... Reb5 46. Re4 g5 47. Ke2 Rd5 (47... Re6 48. Kd3 $16) 48. Ke3 f5
    49. Rd4 Re6+ 50. Kd3 Rxd4+ 51. Kxd4 gxh4 52. gxh4 Re4+ 53. Kd5 Rxh4 54. b5 Ra4
    $2 (54... Re4 $142 55. b6 Re8 $18) 55. b6 Ra8 56. b7 Rb8 57. Kc6 Kg6 58. Kc7
    Rh8 (58... Re8 59. Rb6+ Kg5 60. b8=Q Rxb8 61. Rxb8 $18) 59. b8=Q (59. Rb6+ Kg5
    60. b8=Q Rxb8 61. Rxb8 h4 $18) 59... Rxb8 60. Kxb8 (60. Kxb8 h4 61. Kc7 $18) (
    60. Rxb8 h4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Roczniak, Jan"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "86"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 d4 3. Nf3 $11 e5 4. Nxe5 Bxb4 5. c3 dxc3 6. Nxc3 a5 7. e3 Be6
    8. Ne4 (8. a3 $142 Bf8 9. Bc4 Bxc4 10. Nxc4 $14) 8... f6 $2 (8... f5 $142 9. a3
    Be7 $14) 9. Qh5+ $18 Kf8 10. Ng6+ $1 hxg6 {Exploits the pin} 11. Qxh8 {
    A pinning theme} Qd5 12. Nc3 (12. a3 Be7 13. Ng3 Qb3 $18) 12... Bxc3 (12... Qh5
    13. Qxh5 gxh5 14. a3 $18) 13. Bxc3 Nc6 (13... Qh5 14. Qxh5 gxh5 15. d4 $18) 14.
    Qh4 Nge7 (14... g5 15. Qa4 $18) 15. e4 Qd6 (15... Qd8 16. Rb1 b6 17. a3 $18)
    16. Be2 (16. Qh8+ Ng8 17. a3 Kf7 $18) 16... Rd8 (16... Kg8 17. Rb1 b6 18. a4
    $18) 17. O-O b6 (17... Nd4 18. Bxd4 Qxd4 19. Rac1 $18) 18. d4 g5 (18... Qa3 19.
    d5 Qxc3 20. dxe6 $18) 19. Qh8+ Bg8 20. Rfd1 (20. d5 Ng6 21. Qh5 Nf4 $18) 20...
    Ng6 21. Qh3 Nb4 (21... Nf4 22. Qe3 $18) 22. e5 (22. d5 Nf4 23. Qf3 Bf7 $18)
    22... Qe7 23. a4 (23. Qf5 $142 Nh4 24. Qb1 $18) 23... Nf4 $16 24. Qf3 (24. Qg4
    Be6 25. Qf3 Bd5 26. Bxb4 axb4 $14) 24... Bd5 25. Bxb4 (25. Qg4 Bxg2 26. Bc4 Bd5
    27. Bxd5 Nbxd5 $14) 25... axb4 26. Qe3 Bxg2 (26... Nxg2 27. Qd2 $14) 27. Bf3 (
    27. Re1 Bd5 28. Bf1 Ra8 $16) 27... Bxf3 $14 28. Qxf3 fxe5 29. dxe5 Rxd1+ 30.
    Rxd1 Qxe5 31. Qc6 (31. Qa8+ Ke7 $14) 31... Qe7 (31... g4 32. Rd8+ Kf7 33. Rd7+
    Kg8 34. Rd8+ Kh7 35. Qc2+ Kh6 36. Qb1 $15) 32. Kh1 (32. Rb1 Qe2 33. Rc1 Kg8 $15
    ) 32... Qe8 $15 {Threatening mate: Qxc6} 33. Qxe8+ Kxe8 34. Rd4 b3 (34... c5
    $142 $5 35. Rd6 Ke7 36. Rxb6 Kd7 $11) 35. Rb4 $16 Kd7 (35... b2 36. Rxb2 Ke7
    37. Rb3 $16) 36. Rxb3 Kd6 37. Rg3 Ne6 (37... c5 38. Rxg5 Ne6 39. Rg3 $16) 38.
    Rg4 (38. Kg2 Ke5 $16) 38... c5 (38... Ke5 39. h3 $16) 39. Kg2 Kd5 (39... Ke5
    40. Kf3 $16) 40. Kf1 c4 41. Ke1 Nc5 (41... Kc5 $5 $16) 42. Rxg5+ Kd4 43. Kd2 $4
    (43. Rxg7 $142 Nxa4 44. Kd2 $18) 43... Ne4+ $19 (43... Ne4+ 44. Kc1 Nxg5 $19)
    0-1
    
    [Event "corr SOK-122"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Miller, C."]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "21"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. e3 Be6 5. Nf3 Be7 6. Bxe5 Qb6 7. Bxg7 Bf6 8.
    Bxh8 Bxh8 9. d4 Nd7 10. c4 dxc4 11. Qc2 (11. Qc2 Ngf6 12. Bxc4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "EM KO"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2006.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Bonetti, Shane"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2125"]
    [BlackElo "1920"]
    [PlyCount "42"]
    [EventDate "2006.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. e3 Be6 5. Nf3 Nd7 6. c4 dxc4 7. Qc2 a5 8. Bxc4
    Qc6 9. Bb3 (9. Bd3 Qxc2 10. Bxc2 axb4 11. axb4 Rxa1 12. Bxa1 Bd6 $15) 9... Bxb3
    10. Qxb3 axb4 11. O-O Nc5 (11... Qa4 12. Qc4 bxa3 13. Qxc7 $15) 12. Qxb4 e4 13.
    Nd4 Qg6 (13... Qh6 14. Nb5 Ra4 15. Qc3 $11) 14. Rc1 Qb6 (14... Ra4 15. Qb5+ c6
    16. Nxc6 Qxc6 17. Qxc6+ bxc6 18. Nc3 $19) 15. Nb5 (15. Qxb6 cxb6 16. Nb5 Kd7
    $11) 15... Ra4 (15... Ne6 $142 $5 16. Qb3 Ra6 $15) 16. Nxc7+ $16 Qxc7 17. Qxa4+
    Nxa4 18. Rxc7 Nxb2 19. Rxb7 Na4 (19... Nd3 20. Nc3 f5 21. a4 $16) 20. Nc3 $18
    Nc5 (20... Nxc3 21. dxc3 Nf6 22. a4 $18) 21. Rb8+ Ke7 1-0
    
    [Event "EM b4-05-22"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Wallace, Gary"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "80"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. e3 Be6 5. Nf3 Nd7 6. d3 Be7 7. Be2 a5 8. bxa5
    Rxa5 9. O-O Ngf6 10. Nbd2 O-O 11. Nb3 (11. c4 b6 $11) 11... Ra4 $17 12. Qd2
    Rfa8 13. Rfd1 Bg4 14. h3 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Qe6 16. Qc1 Bd6 (16... b5 17. Nd2 $17)
    17. Nd2 $15 Nc5 18. d4 exd4 19. exd4 Nce4 20. Nb1 (20. Nxe4 Nxe4 21. Re1 Re8
    $15) 20... Qf5 21. Rd3 b5 22. g4 (22. Rb3 c6 $17) 22... Qg6 $19 23. Bg2 Re8 24.
    Nc3 Nxc3 25. Bxc3 Rea8 (25... c6 26. Bb4 Bxb4 27. axb4 Rxb4 28. Re3 Rxe3 29.
    Qxe3 $17) 26. Bb2 $17 c6 27. Qd1 h5 28. f3 hxg4 29. fxg4 Ne4 30. Qe1 Rc4 31.
    Bxe4 dxe4 32. Rc3 Raa4 33. Rxc4 Rxc4 34. c3 c5 35. Rc1 (35. Qe2 f5 $17) 35...
    f5 36. Qe2 f4 37. a4 f3 38. Qf1 Qh6 (38... Qg5 $142 39. Qf2 cxd4 $19) 39. axb5
    $2 (39. Rc2 Qe3+ 40. Kh1 cxd4 41. axb5 $19) 39... Qe3+ 40. Kh1 Qe2 (40... Qe2
    41. Qxe2 fxe2 $17) 0-1
    
    [Event "Toowoomba"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "McKinnon, D."]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "110"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. e3 Be6 5. Nf3 Nd7 6.
    Nc3 Ngf6 $146 (6... c6 7. Be2 (7. Rc1 Be7 8. Na4 Nh6 9. Nc5 f6 10. Nxb7 Qc7 11.
    Na5 c5 12. c3 e4 13. Ng1 c4 14. Qa4 Rc8 15. Ne2 O-O 16. Nd4 Nb6 17. Qc6 Bd7 18.
    Qxc7 Rxc7 19. Be2 Na4 20. Ba1 a6 21. f3 Bb5 {
    Ryzlak,J-Symbor,P (2255)/Warszawa Cup 1987/^--^- (34)}) 7... Ngf6 8. O-O Be7 9.
    Ng5 Bf5 10. f4 exf4 11. Rxf4 Bg6 12. Nf3 Nh5 13. Rg4 Bd8 14. b5 c5 15. Nh4 Bc7
    16. Nf3 O-O 17. Rh4 Bd8 18. Rh3 Re8 19. Nh4 Bxh4 20. Bxh5 Bf6 21. Bxg6 {
    Baerschneider,A-Rudbeck,J/corr 3GMMsemi-03 1999/0-1 (54)}) (6... f6 7. Nb5 Qb6
    8. a4 a6 9. a5 Qc6 10. Na3 Bxb4 11. c3 Bxa5 12. Qb3 Ne7 13. Nh4 g5 14. Nf3 h5
    15. c4 Nc5 16. cxd5 Bxd5 17. Nc4 Nxb3 18. Nxa5 Nxa5 19. Rxa5 h4 20. g3 hxg3 21.
    hxg3 {xtom-alf56/kurnik 2014/0-1}) (6... a6 $142 $5 $11) 7. Nb5 $16 Qb6 8. Nxe5
    a6 9. Bd4 (9. Nxd7 Bxd7 10. Bxf6 axb5 $16) 9... c5 10. Nxd7 Nxd7 11. bxc5 Nxc5
    (11... Bxc5 12. Bxc5 (12. Bxg7 $143 Rg8 $17) 12... Qxc5 13. Nd4 $16) 12. Nc3
    Qc7 (12... Qc6 13. Rb1 $16) 13. Be2 (13. Qf3 Qc6 $16) 13... Ne4 14. Bf3 Nxc3
    15. Bxc3 O-O-O (15... f6 16. Bg4 Bxg4 17. Qxg4 $16) 16. Qb1 (16. Rb1 Kd7 $18)
    16... Rg8 (16... f6 17. Bd4 Rd7 18. Bb6 $18) 17. Qb2 (17. Bd4 Bc5 $18) 17... g5
    (17... Rd7 18. Bd4 $18) 18. Rb1 (18. Bd4 Rd7 $18) 18... Rd7 $16 19. Bd4 Bc5 (
    19... Qa5 20. Ra1 $16) 20. Be2 $18 Bxd4 21. Qxd4 f5 (21... g4 22. O-O $18) 22.
    Qa7 (22. O-O f4 $18) 22... Kd8 (22... Rd6 23. a4 $18) 23. Rb6 (23. O-O f4 $18)
    23... Ke7 (23... Rg6 24. c3 $18) 24. Rb2 (24. O-O Rc8 $18) 24... Qd6 (24... Qc6
    25. Qd4 $18) 25. Rxb7 Rgd8 (25... Qxa3 26. O-O $18 (26. Qxa6 $6 Qxa6 27. Rxd7+
    Bxd7 28. Bxa6 Ra8 $14)) 26. Rxd7+ Rxd7 27. Qxa6 (27. Qd4 $5 Kf7 $18) 27... Qxa6
    28. Bxa6 Ra7 29. Bd3 Rxa3 30. Ke2 h6 (30... Ra4 31. Rb1 Ra7 32. Rb8 $18) 31. f3
    (31. Rb1 Ra7 $18) 31... Kf6 32. Rc1 (32. Rb1 Ra4 $18) 32... Ra4 33. g3 (33. Rb1
    h5 $18) 33... h5 {Black plans g4} (33... g4 34. h3 $1 $18) 34. Rb1 g4 35. Rb6 (
    35. c3 h4 $18) 35... Ra1 (35... Ke7 36. Ra6 Rb4 37. Ra8 $18) 36. c4 gxf3+ (
    36... Ke7 37. fxg4 fxg4 38. cxd5 Bxd5 39. e4 $18) 37. Kxf3 Ke5 38. c5 (38. Rb5
    $142 $18) 38... Rh1 $4 (38... Rd1 39. Rb2 Rh1 40. Kg2 $18) 39. Be2 (39. Ba6 d4
    40. exd4+ Kxd4 41. Rxe6 Kxc5 $18) 39... Rc1 (39... Rxh2 40. c6 Rh1 41. d4+ Kf6
    42. Kf4 $18) 40. d4+ (40. Ba6 $142 $5 d4 41. exd4+ Kxd4 42. Rxe6 Rxc5 $18)
    40... Kf6 41. Kf4 Rc2 42. Kf3 (42. Bxh5 $142 $5 Rxh2 43. g4 Ke7 44. Rxe6+ Kxe6
    45. gxf5+ Kf6 $18) 42... Ke7 $4 (42... Rc1 43. h3 Rc2 $18) 43. h4 (43. Rb7+ Kf6
    44. Rh7 Bf7 $18) 43... f4 44. Bb5 (44. Bd3 Rc3 45. Bg6 fxe3 46. Bxh5 e2+ 47.
    Kxe2 Rxg3 48. Rb7+ Kf6 $18) 44... Bg4+ (44... fxe3 45. Kxe3 Bg4 46. Rb7+ Kf6
    47. Rb8 $18) 45. Kxf4 Rf2+ 46. Kg5 Rg2 (46... Rf5+ 47. Kg6 Rf3 48. Rb8 Rf6+ 49.
    Kg7 Rf7+ 50. Kg8 $18) 47. Rb7+ Kd8 48. Kf4 Rf2+ (48... Rb2 49. c6 Bc8 50. c7+
    Ke7 51. Rb8 Rf2+ 52. Kg5 Rf5+ 53. Kg6 Rf6+ 54. Kxh5 Rf5+ 55. Kg4 Rf8+ 56. Rxc8
    Rxc8 57. e4 $18) 49. Ke5 Rf5+ 50. Kd6 Rf3 (50... Rf6+ 51. Kxd5 Kc8 52. Rg7 $18)
    51. c6 (51. Rb8+ Bc8 $18) 51... Rf6+ 52. Kxd5 Rf5+ (52... Bc8 53. Rh7 Bf5 54.
    Rxh5 $18) 53. Kd6 Rf6+ 54. Kc5 Bc8 55. c7+ Ke7 1-0
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1965.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Neugebauer"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "63"]
    [EventDate "1965.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. e3 f5 5. Nf3 e4 (5... Nd7 6. c4 $11) 6. Nd4 $14
    Nf6 7. c4 c6 8. Qc2 Be7 (8... a5 9. cxd5 axb4 10. dxc6 Nxc6 11. axb4 Nxb4 12.
    Qc4 $14) 9. Nc3 (9. cxd5 Qxd5 10. Bc4 Qd6 $14) 9... O-O (9... a5 10. cxd5 axb4
    11. Ncb5 $16) 10. cxd5 Bd7 (10... a6 11. dxc6 Nxc6 12. Nce2 $14) 11. dxc6 $16
    Nxc6 12. Ndb5 Qb8 13. Ne2 (13. d3 a6 14. Nd4 Nxd4 15. exd4 Qd8 $14) 13... a6
    14. Nbd4 Nxd4 (14... Rc8 15. Qb3+ Kh8 16. Nxc6 bxc6 17. d3 $14) 15. Nxd4 $16 (
    15. exd4 $143 Qd6 $11) 15... Qd6 16. Be2 Rac8 17. Qb3+ Kh8 18. h3 (18. d3 $5
    $16) 18... f4 $14 19. Rd1 Nd5 20. Bc4 (20. Bg4 $142 $11) 20... Rxc4 $4 (20...
    Nb6 $142 21. Ne6 Rxc4 (21... Nxc4 $143 22. Bxg7+ Kg8 23. Bxf8 Bxe6 24. Bxe7
    Qxe7 25. exf4 $11) 22. Bxg7+ Kg8 23. Bxf8 Qxe6 (23... Bxe6 $143 24. Bxe7 Qxe7
    25. exf4 $14) 24. Bxe7 Ba4 $17) 21. Qxc4 $16 fxe3 22. O-O $4 (22. dxe3 Nxe3 23.
    fxe3 Qg3+ 24. Kd2 Qxg2+ 25. Qe2 $18) 22... exf2+ $19 23. Rxf2 Rxf2 24. Kxf2 Qg6
    $4 (24... Nf4 $142 25. d3 Bh4+ 26. Kf1 Nxg2 $19 (26... exd3 $2 27. Qf7 Nxg2 28.
    Nf5 (28. Kxg2 Qg3+ 29. Kh1 Qxh3+ 30. Kg1 Qg4+ 31. Kh1 Qxd1+ 32. Kh2 Qd2+ 33.
    Kg1 Qe1+ 34. Kh2 Be7 $19) (28. Rxd3 $6 Nf4 $14) 28... Ne3+ 29. Nxe3 $18)) 25.
    Qxd5 $18 Bh4+ (25... Bd6 26. Re1 Bg3+ 27. Ke2 Be8 $18) 26. Ke3 (26. Kf1 $142
    Qg3 27. Kg1 Bxh3 28. Qxe4 $18) 26... Qg3+ $15 27. Nf3 Qf2+ 28. Kf4 Bg3+ 29. Kg5
    {Threatening mate: Qxd7} h6+ 30. Kg6 {The mate threat is Bxg7} Be8+ 31. Kf5 {
    White threatens strongly Qe6} Kh7 $4 (31... exf3 32. Bxg7+ Kxg7 33. Qxb7+ Bf7
    34. Qxf3 Bg6+ 35. Ke6 Qb6+ 36. Kd5 Qb5+ 37. Kd4 Bf2+ 38. Qxf2 Qb6+ 39. Kc3 Qxf2
    $19) 32. Qd4 (32. Qd4 g6+ 33. Ke6 Qxd4 34. Nxd4 $18) (32. Qxb7 $142 Be5 33.
    Bxe5 Qxg2 34. Kxe4 Bh5 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "b4-04-19"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2004.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Wallace, Gary"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "86"]
    [EventDate "2004.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. c4 dxc4 6. Bxc4 Qc6 7. Bf1 Bd6 8. Nc3
    O-O 9. Rc1 a6 10. Nce2 (10. Nb5 Qb6 11. Nxd6 Qxd6 $11) 10... Qe8 11. Ng3 c6 12.
    e4 (12. d4 e4 $15) 12... a5 13. Qb3 axb4 14. axb4 Na6 15. Bc3 Qe7 16. Rb1 Rd8
    17. Nf3 Bg4 18. Be2 Nc7 19. Qb2 Ne6 (19... Bxf3 20. Bxf3 Qe6 21. Ra1 $15) 20.
    h3 (20. Nxe5 Bxe2 21. Kxe2 Bxe5 22. Bxe5 Ng4 $15) 20... Bxf3 21. Nf5 Qd7 22.
    Bxf3 Nf4 23. O-O Nd3 24. Qc2 Bf8 25. Ng3 Qe6 26. Qb3 Qxb3 27. Rxb3 b5 28. Be2
    h5 29. Bxd3 Rxd3 30. Re1 g6 31. Rb2 Bd6 32. f3 (32. Nh1 Nd7 $15) 32... Nd7 33.
    Kf2 Bc7 34. Ke2 Rd6 35. Nf1 f6 36. Rc2 Nf8 37. Rb1 (37. Rec1 Ne6 $17) 37... Ne6
    $17 38. Kf2 Nf4 39. Ne3 Bb6 40. h4 Kf7 41. g3 Nd3+ 42. Ke2 Ke6 43. Rb3 Ra4
    1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Sobczyk, Rudolf"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "39"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. b5 $14 e4 (5... Nd4 6. Nxd4 exd4 7.
    Bxd4 $14) 6. bxc6 exf3 7. cxb7 Bxb7 8. exf3 Nf6 9. Nc3 a6 10. d4 (10. Bd3 Be7
    $14) 10... Be7 11. Bd3 O-O 12. O-O Rfe8 13. Re1 c5 (13... Bc8 14. Rb1 $14) 14.
    dxc5 $16 Qxc5 15. Ne2 Ne4 16. Bd4 Qc6 17. c4 Ng5 18. c5 (18. cxd5 $5 Qxd5 19.
    Nf4 $16) 18... Bxc5 19. Rc1 Ne6 20. Bxh7+ $1 1-0
    
    [Event "corr ICCF EU/M/GT/252 (year?)"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "????.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Hnat, Z."]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "44"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. Nf3 Nd7 5. e3 Be7 6. c4 c6 7. Qc2 Nh6 8. Nc3 a6
    9. cxd5 cxd5 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O Nb6 12. d3 f5 {Black plans e4} 13. h3 (13.
    Rac1 Be6 $11) 13... Bd7 (13... Be6 14. Rac1 $11) 14. a4 (14. d4 e4 15. Ne5 Rac8
    $11) 14... e4 (14... d4 15. exd4 exd4 16. Nd1 $11) 15. Nd2 Rac8 (15... Qxb4 $2
    16. Ba3 exd3 17. Qxd3 $18 (17. Bxb4 $6 dxc2 18. Bxe7 Rfc8 $11)) 16. Rfc1 (16.
    a5 Na8 17. b5 axb5 $14) 16... f4 (16... Qxb4 17. Ba3 Qxa3 18. Rxa3 Bxa3 19. Rb1
    Nxa4 20. Rb3 $19) 17. dxe4 $15 fxe3 18. fxe3 Qg3 19. Bf3 Qg5 (19... Bxh3 20.
    Nf1 Qg5 21. Qd1 $15) 20. Qd3 (20. Re1 Bxb4 21. exd5 Bxh3 22. Nde4 $17) 20...
    Bxh3 $15 21. Qe2 (21. Nxd5 $4 Rxf3 22. Qe2 Bxg2 23. Rxc8+ Nxc8 24. Qxg2 Rg3 25.
    Qxg3 Qxg3+ 26. Kf1 Ng4 $19) 21... Bxb4 22. exd5 Bg4 (22... Bg4 23. Nce4 Bxf3
    24. Nxf3 Rxc1+ 25. Rxc1 Qe7 $11) *
    
    [Event "corr POL-34ch sf/I"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Nowicki, Andrzej"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "21"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. Nf3 Nd7 5. e3 Be7 6. c4 c6 7. cxd5 cxd5 8. Nc3
    Ngf6 (8... a6 $142 $11) 9. Nb5 $16 Qb8 10. Rc1 Bd6 $4 (10... O-O $142 11. Nc7
    Bd6 12. Nxa8 Qxa8 $18) 11. Rxc8+ $1 (11. Rxc8+ Ke7 12. Rxb8 Bxb8 13. Qc2 $18)
    1-0
    
    [Event "corr ch34-POL"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Wydrowski, Leszek"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "78"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. Nf3 Nd7 5. e3 Be7 6. c4 c6 7. cxd5 cxd5 8. Nc3
    a6 9. d3 Ngf6 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O b6 12. Qd2 Bb7 13. h3 Rfd8 14. Rac1 Ne8 (
    14... Rac8 15. d4 e4 16. Ng5 $11) 15. Bd1 (15. d4 e4 16. Ne5 Nxe5 17. dxe5 Qxe5
    $15) 15... f5 (15... Rac8 16. Be2 $11) 16. Bb3 $11 Kh8 17. Rfd1 (17. d4 e4 18.
    Ne5 Nxe5 19. dxe5 Qxe5 $11) 17... Nf8 (17... d4 $5 18. Nb1 a5 $15) 18. Qe2 (18.
    d4 e4 19. Ne5 Kg8 $14) 18... Ng6 $11 19. d4 e4 20. Ne5 Qe6 21. Na4 Bg5 $2 (
    21... Rac8 $142 $5 $11) 22. Qh5 (22. Nxb6 Qxb6 23. Nf7+ Kg8 24. Nxg5 $11) 22...
    Bh6 23. g4 fxg4 24. hxg4 (24. Qxg4 Rd6 25. Qxe6 Rxe6 26. Nf7+ Kg8 27. Nxh6+
    gxh6 $16) 24... Nf6 (24... Nxe5 $5 25. dxe5 g5 $14) 25. Qf5 $16 Qe8 26. Nxg6+
    Qxg6 (26... hxg6 $142 27. Qe5 Qd7 $14) 27. Qxg6 $18 hxg6 28. Nxb6 Rab8 29. Rc5
    Rd6 30. Na4 Nxg4 31. Rc7 (31. Rc2 $5 $16) 31... Rf6 $14 {
    Exerts pressure on the backward pawn} 32. Nc5 Rxf2 33. Bc1 (33. Nxb7 $4 Rxb2
    34. Bc2 Rxb7 35. Rxb7 Rxc2 $19) (33. Rxb7 Rxb7 34. Nxb7 Rxb2 $19) 33... Rbf8 $2
    (33... Bc8 34. Bxd5 Rc2 35. Nxa6 Rxc1 36. Rdxc1 Bxa6 37. Re1 $11 (37. Bxe4 $143
    Bxe3+ 38. Kg2 Bxc1 39. Rxc1 Rd8 $17)) 34. Nxb7 $4 (34. Rxb7 Nxe3 35. Bxe3 Bxe3
    36. Kh1 $18) 34... R8f3 {The mate threat is Rg3} 35. Rc2 Rg3+ 36. Kh1 Rf5 (
    36... Rh3+ 37. Kg1 Rg3+ 38. Kh1 Rh3+ 39. Kg1 Rg3+ $11) 37. Rg2 (37. Rh2 $142
    Nxh2 38. Kxh2 $14) 37... Rh3+ $19 38. Kg1 Nxe3 39. Rxg6 Kh7 (39... Kh7 40. Bxe3
    Kxg6 41. Bxh6 Rxb3 $15 (41... gxh6 $6 42. Nc5 $15) (41... Rxh6 $6 42. Rd2 $11))
    (39... Nxd1 40. Rxh6+ gxh6 41. Bxd1 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Australia"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Stevenson"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "13"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. c4 b6 (6... Be7 7. Nc3 a6
    8. d4 c6 9. Nxd5 cxd5 10. dxe5 Qc6 11. exf6 Bxf6 12. Nd4 Qc7 13. cxd5 Be5 14.
    Rc1 Qb8 15. f4 Bf6 16. Bd3 {1-0 pcmvr (2740)-diggitus (2370)/net-chess.com 2007
    }) 7. d4 $146 (7. Nc3 c6 8. Qb3 Ba6 9. c5 {1-0 Van Esbroeck-Sergeev/corr 1993})
    (7. cxd5 Bb7 8. Bb5 Qxd5 9. Qe2 Bd6 10. Nc3 Qe6 11. e4 O-O 12. h3 c5 13. Bc4
    Qe7 14. b5 h6 15. d3 Rfd8 16. Nh4 Nf8 17. Nf5 Qd7 18. O-O Ne6 19. Nd1 Nf4 20.
    Qf3 Bc7 21. Nc3 Rf8 {
    Barreiro Pineiro,J (1975)-Palacios Gonzalez,M/Adolfo Pedrido Mem 2006/1-0}) *
    
    [Event "corr or01-012 E-mail"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Pech, Jaroslav"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "43"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. Nf3 Nd7 5. e3 Ngf6 6. Be2 c6 (6... a5 7. Nc3
    axb4 8. Nb5 $11) 7. d4 (7. O-O Be7 $11) 7... e4 $15 8. Nfd2 b5 (8... Qc7 9. O-O
    $15) 9. Nb3 (9. O-O a5 $15) 9... Qc7 10. N1d2 (10. Nc5 Bd6 $15) 10... Bd6 11.
    h3 O-O 12. O-O Rb8 (12... a6 13. Nc5 $15) 13. Re1 Rd8 14. Nc5 (14. Rf1 Bh2+ 15.
    Kh1 Rb6 $11) 14... Nxc5 (14... a5 15. Rf1 $15) 15. dxc5 Be5 16. Bxe5 Qxe5 17.
    Nb3 Qg5 18. Kf1 Nd7 19. a4 bxa4 20. Rxa4 Qe5 (20... Ne5 21. Nd4 $11) 21. Kg1
    Qg5 22. Kf1 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "email b4-02-08"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Gross, G."]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "54"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. Nf3 Nd7 5. e3 Ngf6 6. c4 c6 7. Nc3 a5 8. cxd5
    Nxd5 (8... cxd5 $2 9. Nb5 Qb8 10. Rc1 $18) 9. bxa5 Rxa5 10. Bc4 (10. Qc2 Nxc3
    11. Bxc3 Rxa3 12. Rxa3 Qxa3 13. Nxe5 Nxe5 14. Bxe5 Be6 $11) 10... N5b6 11. Qb3
    (11. Bf1 $5 $11) 11... Nxc4 $17 12. Qxc4 Qg6 13. O-O b6 14. Nh4 Qc2 15. Rfb1 (
    15. Nf3 Nc5 (15... Qxb2 $143 16. Ng5 Nc5 17. Qxf7+ Kd8 18. Ra2 $16) 16. Nxe5
    Be6 $17) 15... Nc5 $17 (15... Qxd2 $143 16. Qxc6 Rc5 17. Qa4 $11) 16. Nf3 Be6
    17. Qe2 (17. Qb4 Ra6 18. Nxe5 Nb3 $15) 17... Nb3 18. Ra2 e4 19. Ba1 exf3 (19...
    Qd3 $5 20. Qxd3 exd3 $17) 20. Qxf3 $11 (20. Rxc2 $4 fxe2 21. Nxe2 Bf5 22. Rxb3
    Bxc2 23. Rxb6 Rxa3 $19) 20... Qf5 (20... Nxd2 $2 21. Qxc6+ (21. Rxc2 $2 Nxf3+
    22. gxf3 Rxa3 $19) 21... Bd7 22. Qxb6 (22. Rxc2 $143 Bxc6 23. Rxb6 Rxa3 $16)
    22... Nf3+ 23. gxf3 $18) 21. Qxc6+ Bd7 22. Qxb6 Nxa1 23. Rbxa1 Rc5 24. a4 Rc6
    25. Qd4 Bd6 26. Qxg7 $4 (26. Qe4+ $142 Qe6 27. Rb2 $11) 26... Be5 $19 27. e4
    Qh5 (27... Qh5 28. Qxh8+ Bxh8 $19) (27... Bxg7 $6 28. exf5 Bxf5 29. Rb2 $15)
    0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2008.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Murray, Findlay"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1750"]
    [BlackElo "1765"]
    [PlyCount "92"]
    [EventDate "2008.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. c4 c6 7. Nc3 dxc4 8. Bxc4
    Nb6 9. Bb3 Be7 (9... Bg4 10. Qc2 $11) 10. Qc2 Be6 11. Bxe6 Qxe6 12. d3 (12. d4
    exd4 13. Nxd4 Qg4 $11) 12... O-O 13. O-O Rfd8 14. Rfd1 Nfd7 15. Ne2 a5 16. Ng3
    (16. bxa5 $5 Rxa5 17. d4 $11) 16... axb4 $15 17. axb4 Bxb4 18. d4 exd4 19. Nxd4
    Qc4 20. Ngf5 (20. Qb1 $5 $15) 20... Qxc2 $17 21. Nxc2 Bf8 22. Bd4 (22. Kf1 g6
    23. Ng3 Rxa1 24. Bxa1 Ra8 $17) 22... g6 23. Ng3 Nc4 24. Ne4 b5 25. Bc3 f5 26.
    Ng5 (26. Rxd7 fxe4 27. Rxd8 Rxd8 $19) 26... Bd6 27. Ne6 Rxa1 (27... Re8 28.
    Ned4 Rxa1 29. Rxa1 $19) 28. Rxa1 Re8 29. Ned4 (29. Ra7 Re7 $19) 29... b4 $1 30.
    Nxb4 (30. Nxb4 c5 {Double attack} (30... c5 {Decoy}) (30... c5 {Passed pawn}))
    (30. Bxb4 c5 {Double attack} (30... c5 {Decoy}) (30... c5 {Passed pawn})) 30...
    c5 31. Nb5 (31. Nd5 cxd4 32. Bxd4 Kf7 $19) 31... cxb4 32. Nxd6 Nxd6 33. Bxb4
    Ne4 34. Kf1 (34. f3 Nec5 35. Ra3 Rb8 36. Bxc5 Nxc5 $19) 34... Ndf6 35. Ra7 (35.
    Be1 Kf7 $19) 35... Rb8 36. Be1 Rb1 37. f3 (37. h3 Nc5 38. Ra3 Kf7 $19) 37...
    Nc3 38. Kf2 Rb2+ 39. Kg3 (39. Kg1 Nd1 40. Ra8+ Kg7 $19) 39... Ncd5 40. Ra3 (40.
    Kh3 g5 41. Bg3 g4+ 42. fxg4 fxg4+ 43. Kh4 Nxe3 $19) 40... Re2 41. Bc3 f4+ $1
    42. exf4 Nh5+ 43. Kh4 Rxg2 44. Ra8+ Kf7 45. Ra7+ Ke6 46. Ra6+ (46. Be1 h6 47.
    f5+ Kxf5 48. Bg3 Nxg3 49. Ra5 $19) 46... Kf5 (46... Kf5 47. Ra2 Rxa2 48. h3 Ne3
    49. Bd4 Ng2#) 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2008.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Murray, Findlay"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1750"]
    [BlackElo "1765"]
    [PlyCount "92"]
    [EventDate "2008.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. c4 c6 7. Nc3 dxc4 (7...
    Be7 8. b5 O-O 9. a4 e4 10. Ba3 c5 11. Ng5 Qe5 12. Nh3 d4 13. exd4 cxd4 14. Bxe7
    Qxe7 15. Nd5 Nxd5 16. cxd5 e3 17. dxe3 dxe3 18. Bd3 Nc5 19. Nf4 exf2+ 20. Kxf2
    Qf6 21. Qf3 Qd4+ 22. Kg3 {elsh1403 (1685)-racvac001/kurnik 2014/1-0 (36)}) (
    7... a5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. bxa5 Rxa5 10. Bc4 N5b6 11. Qb3 Nxc4 12. Qxc4 Qg6 13.
    O-O b6 14. Nh4 Qc2 15. Rfb1 Nc5 16. Nf3 Be6 17. Qe2 Nb3 18. Ra2 e4 19. Ba1 exf3
    20. Qxf3 Qf5 21. Qxc6+ Bd7 22. Qxb6 {Gross,G-Sternik,R/email b4-02-08 2002/0-1}
    ) 8. Bxc4 Nb6 9. Bb3 $146 (9. Be2 Bf5 (9... Be6 10. d4 exd4 11. Nxd4 Be7 12.
    O-O Nc4 13. Nxe6 Qxe6 14. Bc1 Nb6 15. Qc2 O-O 16. Bb2 Nc4 17. Bc1 Nb6 18. Bb2
    Nc4 {1/2-1/2 Scholz,G-Seger,W/corr 2002}) 10. Na4 Nbd7 11. d4 e4 12. Ne5 Nd5
    13. Nxd7 Bxd7 14. Nc5 Qg6 15. Rg1 Bc8 16. Rc1 Bd6 17. Bh5 Qf5 18. h3 Nf6 19.
    Be2 O-O 20. Qc2 Qg6 21. g4 a5 22. b5 cxb5 23. Bxb5 Rb8 {
    Luzuriaga,N-Vergili,R/email CAPA 1999/1-0 (55)}) 9... Be7 (9... Bg4 10. h3 Bh5
    11. d4 $11) 10. Qc2 Be6 11. Bxe6 Qxe6 12. d3 (12. d4 exd4 13. Nxd4 Qg4 $11)
    12... O-O 13. O-O Rfd8 14. Rfd1 Nfd7 15. Ne2 (15. d4 Nc4 $11) 15... a5 16. Ng3
    (16. bxa5 Rxa5 17. d4 e4 $11) 16... axb4 $15 17. axb4 Bxb4 18. d4 exd4 19. Nxd4
    Qc4 20. Ngf5 (20. Qb1 $5 $15) 20... Qxc2 $17 21. Nxc2 Bf8 22. Bd4 (22. e4 Rxa1
    23. Bxa1 Ra8 $17) 22... g6 23. Ng3 Nc4 24. Ne4 (24. Rxa8 Rxa8 25. e4 c5 $19)
    24... b5 $19 25. Bc3 f5 26. Ng5 Bd6 27. Ne6 Rxa1 28. Rxa1 Re8 29. Ned4 (29. Ra7
    Re7 $19) 29... b4 $1 30. Nxb4 (30. Nxb4 c5 {Double attack} (30... c5 {Decoy}) (
    30... c5 {Passed pawn})) (30. Bxb4 c5 {Double attack} (30... c5 {Decoy}) (30...
    c5 {Passed pawn})) 30... c5 31. Nb5 cxb4 32. Nxd6 Nxd6 33. Bxb4 Ne4 34. Kf1 (
    34. Rd1 Rb8 35. Be1 Nef6 $19) 34... Ndf6 35. Ra7 Rb8 36. Be1 Rb1 37. f3 (37. h3
    Nc5 38. Ra3 Kf7 $19) 37... Nc3 38. Kf2 Rb2+ 39. Kg3 (39. Kg1 Nb5 40. Re7 Nd5
    $19) 39... Ncd5 40. Ra3 (40. Kh3 g5 41. Bg3 Re2 $19) 40... Re2 41. Bc3 f4+ $1
    42. exf4 Nh5+ 43. Kh4 Rxg2 44. Ra8+ Kf7 45. Ra7+ Ke6 46. Ra6+ (46. Be1 Ne3 47.
    Ra6+ Kf5 48. Ra5+ Kxf4 49. Kh3 $19) 46... Kf5 (46... Kf5 47. Ra2 Rxa2 48. h3
    Ne3 49. Bd4 Ng2#) 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2008.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Trokenheim, Marek"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "1765"]
    [BlackElo "1815"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "2008.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. Nf3 Nd7 5. e3 Ngf6 6. c4 c6 7. Nc3 a6 8. c5 Qc7
    9. Be2 g6 (9... a5 10. O-O $11) 10. Na4 $14 Bg7 11. Nb6 Rb8 12. d3 (12. O-O O-O
    $14 (12... Nxb6 13. Bxe5 (13. cxb6 $6 Qxb6 14. Bxe5 Ra8 $14) 13... Qd8 14. Bxb8
    $18 (14. cxb6 $6 Ra8 $16))) 12... O-O (12... Nxb6 $2 13. Bxe5 (13. cxb6 $6 Qxb6
    14. Bxe5 Ra8 $14) 13... Qd8 14. Bxb8 $18 (14. cxb6 $6 Ra8 $16)) 13. Qc2 e4 (
    13... Re8 14. Nxd7 Bxd7 15. d4 $11) 14. Nxd7 Bxd7 15. Be5 Qd8 16. Nd2 exd3 17.
    Bxd3 Ng4 (17... Ra8 18. O-O $14) 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Nf3 Qf6 20. O-O Rfe8 21.
    Rad1 Ra8 22. e4 Rad8 23. exd5 cxd5 24. Rfe1 Rxe1+ 25. Rxe1 Re8 26. Rd1 Ne5 27.
    Nxe5 Rxe5 28. Bf1 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "TT-19 ETC"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2006.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Woelfelschneider, Peter"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [WhiteElo "2305"]
    [BlackElo "1935"]
    [PlyCount "37"]
    [EventDate "2006.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. c4 c6 7. Nc3 Be7 8. cxd5
    Nxd5 9. Qc2 O-O (9... a5 10. bxa5 O-O 11. d4 $14) 10. Bd3 (10. d4 Nxc3 11. Bxc3
    exd4 $14) 10... g6 11. Ne4 Qe6 12. O-O h6 (12... Rd8 13. Be2 $14) 13. Bc4 $14
    b5 14. Ba2 a5 15. Nc5 (15. bxa5 Rxa5 16. Nc3 f5 $14) 15... Bxc5 16. bxc5 Qe8 (
    16... f5 17. d3 e4 18. dxe4 Qxe4 19. Qxe4 fxe4 20. Nd4 $18) 17. Qe4 (17. Bxd5
    cxd5 18. Rac1 e4 $16) 17... Nxc5 18. Qc2 (18. Qxe5 Qxe5 19. Nxe5 Bb7 $16) 18...
    Na4 19. Bxe5 (19. Bxe5 Bf5 20. e4 $14) *
    
    [Event "corr T PAT-25"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kalinowski, Roman"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "27"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 $11 e5 4. Nf3 Nd7 5. e3 Ngf6 6. c4 c6 7. Nc3 a6 8.
    cxd5 cxd5 9. Qa4 (9. Rc1 Be7 $11) 9... Qb8 (9... e4 10. Nd4 $11) 10. Be2 (10.
    Rc1 b5 11. Qb3 Qb7 $11) 10... Bd6 11. h3 (11. Rc1 O-O $11) 11... O-O (11... b5
    12. Qb3 Qb7 13. Rc1 $11) 12. Qb3 Nb6 13. d3 (13. Rc1 e4 14. Nd4 Be5 $11) 13...
    Be6 14. Qd1 (14. d4 e4 15. Ng5 Bd7 $17) *
    
    [Event "Tiger Temat"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2006.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Buczinski, Henryk"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [WhiteElo "1700"]
    [BlackElo "1935"]
    [PlyCount "54"]
    [EventDate "2006.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. c4 c6 7. cxd5 cxd5 8. Nc3
    a6 9. Rc1 Be7 10. Qa4 Qb8 11. Qb3 (11. Nxd5 Nxd5 12. Bxe5 Bd6 13. Bxg7 Rg8 $11)
    11... Qd6 $11 12. Be2 O-O 13. O-O b5 14. d4 e4 15. Ne5 Nxe5 16. dxe5 Qxe5 17.
    Nxb5 Qg5 18. Nc7 (18. h4 Qg6 19. Nc7 Bh3 $15) 18... Bh3 $15 19. g3 Bxf1 20.
    Bxf1 Rad8 21. Bxa6 Rd6 22. Be2 Rc8 23. Kg2 Qf5 24. Nb5 Rdd8 25. Nd4 Qd7 26. Bb5
    Qb7 (26... Qd6 27. Nc6 $14) 27. Bc6 (27. Nc6 $5 $16) 27... Qa6 $14 *
    
    [Event "Tiger Temat"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2006.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Felkel, Siegfried"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "1985"]
    [BlackElo "1935"]
    [PlyCount "69"]
    [EventDate "2006.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. c4 c6 7. cxd5 cxd5 8. Qa4
    e4 9. Nd4 Qb8 10. Nf5 a6 11. Be2 b5 12. Qc2 Nb6 13. Ng3 Bd6 (13... Qd6 14. d3
    Bb7 15. Nd2 $11) 14. Bxf6 $14 gxf6 15. O-O (15. d3 Be5 16. Nc3 exd3 17. Bxd3
    Na4 $14) 15... Be6 16. f4 Rg8 (16... Qc7 17. Qb2 $11) 17. Nh5 (17. d3 f5 $14)
    17... Be7 $11 18. Qc3 (18. Nc3 f5 $11) 18... Qd6 19. f5 (19. Nxf6+ $2 Bxf6 20.
    Qxf6 Rxg2+ 21. Kxg2 Bh3+ 22. Kxh3 Qxf6 $19) 19... Bd7 20. Qd4 Bd8 21. Nc3 Qe5
    22. Nf4 {Now all is on d5} Bc6 (22... Qxf5 $2 23. Nfxd5 (23. Ncxd5 $6 Qe5 $11)
    23... Qe5 24. Qxe5+ fxe5 25. Nxb6 Bxb6 26. Nxe4 $18) 23. Rac1 Bb7 24. d3 Bc7 (
    24... Qxf5 $143 25. Nfxd5 Qe5 26. dxe4 $18 (26. Nxb6 $6 Qxd4 27. exd4 Bxb6 $11)
    ) 25. dxe4 dxe4 26. Bxb5+ Kf8 (26... axb5 27. Nxb5 Qxb5 28. Rxc7 Bc6 $16) 27.
    Be2 $16 Rc8 28. Qc5+ Qxc5 29. bxc5 Bxf4 30. Rxf4 (30. exf4 $6 Rxc5 31. Rfe1 a5
    $11 (31... Rxf5 $143 32. Rb1 Nd5 33. Nxe4 Nxf4 34. Rxb7 Rxg2+ 35. Kf1 Rxh2 36.
    Bg4 $14)) 30... Rxc5 31. Rb1 Rxc3 32. Rxb6 Rc1+ (32... Rc7 33. Bxa6 Bxa6 34.
    Rxa6 Rc1+ 35. Rf1 $16) 33. Kf2 $18 Rc7 34. Rxf6 (34. Bxa6 $6 Bxa6 35. Rxa6 Rc2+
    36. Kf1 Rgxg2 37. Ra8+ Kg7 $11) 34... a5 35. Rb6 1-0
    
    [Event "EM b4-05-22"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Gross, Gerald"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "54"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. Nf3 f6 5. e3 Be6 6. Be2 Nd7 7. O-O Ne7 8. h3
    O-O-O 9. d4 e4 (9... Ng6 10. c4 dxc4 11. Qc2 $11) 10. Nfd2 f5 11. c4 dxc4 12.
    Bxc4 (12. Nxc4 Bxc4 13. Bxc4 Nb6 $14) 12... Nd5 13. Qb3 N7b6 14. Rc1 Nxc4 15.
    Nxc4 Qe7 16. Ne5 g5 17. b5 Bg7 18. Qa4 Kb8 19. Nc3 (19. Nd2 Qe8 $15) 19... Nb6
    $17 20. Qc2 Bxe5 21. dxe5 Nc4 22. Rd1 (22. Nb1 g4 23. hxg4 fxg4 $15) 22... h5 {
    Black prepares g4} 23. Rxd8+ (23. Ne2 g4 $17) 23... Rxd8 24. Nb1 (24. Rd1 $142
    $17) 24... g4 $19 25. hxg4 (25. Bd4 gxh3 26. b6 axb6 $19) 25... Nxb2 (25...
    hxg4 $6 26. Bd4 $19) 26. Qxb2 (26. Nc3 Nd3 27. gxh5 $19) 26... Rd1+ 27. Kh2
    Qh4# 0-1
    
    [Event "T15-16 ETC"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Woelfelschneider, Peter"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "47"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Qd6 3. a3 e5 4. e3 Be6 5. Nf3 Nd7
    $146 (5... f6 6. d4 Nd7 7. Nc3 (7. Be2 e4 8. Nfd2 f5 9. c4 c6 10. b5 Ngf6 11.
    Nc3 Be7 12. a4 Qc7 13. a5 O-O 14. g3 c5 15. cxd5 Nxd5 16. Nxd5 Bxd5 17. Nb3
    Rfd8 18. Qc2 Rac8 19. Rc1 Kh8 20. a6 b6 21. Ba3 Qb8 {
    Quabach,J (1835)-Ritz,T (2130)/Passau op 1999/1/2-1/2}) 7... c6 8. h3 e4 9. Nd2
    f5 10. g3 Ngf6 11. Bg2 Qc7 12. Ne2 Bd6 13. c3 O-O 14. Nf4 Bf7 15. h4 Ng4 16.
    Qe2 Kh8 17. c4 Bxf4 18. gxf4 dxc4 19. Nxc4 Bxc4 20. Qxc4 {
    Navratil,J (2035)-Majer,J (2120)/Bohemia South-chT 2004/1/2-1/2 (49)}) 6. d3 f6
    7. d4 Be7 8. Nfd2 Nh6 9. c4 c6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Nc3 a6 12. e4 exd4 13. Nxd5
    Bxd5 14. exd5 Qxd5 15. Qb3 Nb6 16. Bd3 Rd8 17. O-O Nf7 18. Rfe1 Rd7 19. Rad1
    Ne5 20. Bf5 Rd8 21. Qg3 Na4 (21... g6 $5 22. Be4 Qa2 $11) 22. Ba1 $16 (22. Qxg7
    $4 Rg8 23. Be4 Rxg7 (23... Nxb2 $6 24. Qxh7 Qf7 25. Qxf7+ Kxf7 26. Bxb7 $19)
    24. Bxd5 Nxb2 $19) 22... g6 23. Be4 Qb5 24. Nf3 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-91-76"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kucharkowski, Jens"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "32"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Bf5 3. e3 f6 4. d4 (4. g4 Be4 5. f3 Bg6 $11) 4... e5 5. dxe5
    Bxb4+ 6. Nd2 (6. Bc3 Nc6 7. Bb5 Bxc3+ 8. Nxc3 a6 9. Bxc6+ bxc6 $11) 6... Nd7 7.
    Ngf3 Qe7 8. c3 Bc5 9. Nb3 fxe5 10. Qxd5 c6 11. Qd1 (11. Qd2 Rd8 $11) 11... Bd6
    12. Nfd2 Nb6 13. e4 Be6 14. a4 Nf6 15. Qc2 Qf7 16. c4 (16. f3 O-O $15) 16...
    Ng4 $17 {Do you see the mate threat?} (16... Ng4 17. Nf3 Nxc4 18. Bxc4 Bxc4 $17
    ) 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2011.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Velasco, Jose Maria"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1830"]
    [BlackElo "1800"]
    [PlyCount "158"]
    [EventDate "2011.??.??"]
    
    1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b4 d5 3. Bb2 Bf5 4. a3 a5 5. b5 (5. Nc3 e6 6. b5 h6 7. e3 Nbd7 8.
    Bd3 Bxd3 9. cxd3 Bd6 10. d4 O-O 11. O-O c5 12. bxc6 bxc6 13. Na4 Nb6 14. d3
    Nxa4 15. Qxa4 Qb6 16. Bc3 Rfb8 17. Rfc1 Qa6 18. Ne5 Bxe5 19. dxe5 Nd7 {
    marekt (2205)-objorn (2450)/gameknot.com 2016/1/2-1/2 (54)}) 5... e6 $146 (5...
    c6 6. bxc6 bxc6 7. Bxf6 gxf6 8. e3 e5 9. d4 Qb6 10. Qc1 Nd7 11. c4 a4 12. Nc3
    Qa5 13. Be2 Rb8 14. O-O Rb3 15. Nb1 Be7 16. c5 Rg8 17. Bd1 Bg4 18. Kh1 Bxf3 19.
    gxf3 Rb8 20. Nc3 {
    gambit_queen (2115)-uberlebende (2155)/gameknot.com 2014/1-0 (35)}) (5... Nbd7
    6. Nh4 Be6 7. e3 c5 8. Nf3 h6 9. c4 dxc4 10. Qc2 Nb6 11. Ne5 g6 12. Nxc4 Bg7
    13. Nxb6 Qxb6 14. a4 O-O 15. Na3 Rfd8 16. Bc4 Nd5 17. Bxg7 Kxg7 18. O-O Qd6 19.
    Rac1 Rac8 20. Qb2+ {
    Buczinski,H (2200)-Kraft,D (2380)/VWC4pg26 ICCF 2011/0-1 (73)}) 6. e3 Bd6 7.
    Be2 Nbd7 (7... Bg4 8. O-O $11) 8. Nh4 Bg6 9. Nxg6 (9. Nc3 Nb6 $11) 9... hxg6
    10. d3 (10. h3 Nb6 $11) 10... c6 11. bxc6 (11. c4 cxb5 12. cxb5 Rxh2 13. Rxh2
    Bxh2 $11) 11... bxc6 $15 12. Nd2 Rb8 13. Rb1 Qe7 14. a4 (14. Qc1 Nc5 $11) 14...
    Nb6 15. Bc3 (15. c4 dxc4 (15... Bxh2 $2 16. Be5 Rb7 17. Rxh2 Rxh2 18. Bxh2 $18)
    (15... Rxh2 $143 16. Rxh2 Bxh2 17. g3 $14) 16. Bf3 cxd3 (16... Rxh2 $143 17.
    Rxh2 Bxh2 18. Bxc6+ Kf8 19. dxc4 $16) 17. Bxc6+ Kf8 18. Bxf6 gxf6 $15) 15...
    Qa7 (15... Nxa4 16. Rxb8+ Bxb8 17. Bxa5 $15) 16. Ra1 $11 c5 (16... Bxh2 $2 17.
    Nf1 $18) (16... Rxh2 $143 17. Rxh2 Bxh2 18. g3 $14) 17. Nb3 {
    Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn} O-O (17... Qd7 18. Bxa5 Nxa4 19. h3 $15)
    18. O-O (18. Bxa5 Rb7 $16) 18... Qc7 {Black prepares the advance c4} (18... Qd7
    19. Bxa5 Nxa4 20. c4 $11) 19. h3 c4 (19... Qd7 20. Bxa5 Nxa4 21. Ra2 $11) 20.
    Nxa5 cxd3 21. Qxd3 Ne4 (21... e5 22. Be1 $14) 22. Bd4 $16 Rfc8 23. Nb3 Nc4 24.
    Ra2 Ne5 25. Bxe5 Bxe5 26. Bf3 Nc3 27. Raa1 Rb4 {Attacks the isolani on a4} 28.
    a5 Ra8 (28... Nb5 29. Rac1 $11) 29. g3 (29. Ra3 Nb5 30. Ra2 Bh2+ 31. Kh1 Be5
    $11) 29... Rc4 (29... Na4 30. Rac1 $11) 30. Nd2 (30. Rfc1 Ra6 $14) 30... Rc6
    $11 31. Nb3 g5 (31... Rc4 32. Rfc1 $14) 32. Bg2 $14 Ra7 33. Rae1 (33. f4 Bf6
    $11) 33... Na2 $11 34. e4 d4 (34... Nb4 35. Qb5 Rb7 36. Qe2 $11) 35. f4 (35.
    Ra1 Rc3 36. Qd2 Rxc2 $15) 35... gxf4 $11 36. gxf4 (36. Nxd4 $2 Rd6 37. Nxe6
    Rxe6 38. gxf4 Bxf4 $19) 36... Rc3 37. Qb5 Bxf4 38. Nxd4 (38. Qa4 Rxc2 39. Nxd4
    Rb2 $15) 38... Ra8 (38... Rxa5 39. Qe8+ Kh7 40. e5 Rxe5 41. Re4 Be3+ 42. Kh1
    Bxd4 43. Rxf7 (43. Rxd4 Rc4 44. Rd7 Qc8 45. Qxf7 Rg5 $18) 43... Rxh3+ 44. Bxh3
    Qxf7 45. Qxf7 Rxe4 46. Bf5+ exf5 47. Qxf5+ (47. Qxa2 $6 Kg6 $11) 47... Kh6 48.
    Qxe4 $18) 39. e5 Rb8 40. Qa4 (40. Qa6 Bg3 41. Re4 Qc5 $14) 40... Rc4 $14 41.
    Qxa2 Rxd4 42. a6 Qa7 43. Kh1 Rb6 (43... Bg3 44. Re3 Bf4 45. Re2 $14) 44. c3 $16
    Rxa6 45. Qb1 (45. Qxa6 Qxa6 46. cxd4 g5 $14) 45... Rb6 (45... Rda4 46. Qd3 Bh6
    $14) 46. Qc2 (46. Qxb6 Qxb6 47. cxd4 Bd2 $11 (47... Qxd4 $2 48. Re4 Bxe5 49.
    Rxd4 Bxd4 50. Rd1 $18)) 46... Ra4 (46... Qc7 47. Be4 Rd2 48. Qa4 $16) 47. Re4
    Rxe4 48. Qxe4 Bh6 (48... g5 49. c4 $11) 49. Qd4 (49. c4 Rb8 $11) 49... Qc7 50.
    Ra1 g6 51. Ra8+ Kg7 52. Bf3 Rb1+ 53. Kg2 Rb2+ 54. Kh1 Qe7 (54... Rc2 55. Qd6
    Qxd6 56. exd6 $17) 55. Qd6 (55. c4 Rd2 56. Qe4 Qg5 $17) 55... Rb1+ $17 56. Kg2
    Qg5+ 57. Bg4 Kh7 58. Qd8 Qxd8 (58... Rb2+ $5 59. Kh1 Qc1+ 60. Bd1 Bg7 61. Qh4+
    Qh6 62. Qxh6+ Kxh6 $19) 59. Rxd8 $17 Bf4 60. Rd7 Kg8 (60... Bxe5 $143 61. Rxf7+
    Kh6 62. c4 $16 (62. Bxe6 $143 Bxc3 63. Kg3 Kg5 $11)) 61. c4 Kf8 (61... Bxe5 62.
    Be2 $17) 62. Be2 Bxe5 63. h4 (63. Ra7 Rb2 64. Kf1 Kg7 $17) 63... Ke8 64. Rd2
    Ke7 (64... Rc1 65. Rd1 Rc3 66. Rh1 $17) 65. h5 (65. Rc2 Rb2 66. Rxb2 Bxb2 $17)
    65... gxh5 66. Bxh5 f5 67. Be2 (67. Rc2 Bd4 $17) 67... Bd6 68. Ra2 (68. Bd3 Ra1
    $17) 68... Bc5 69. Ra5 Bd4 70. Rb5 Rg1+ 71. Kf3 e5 72. Rd5 (72. Bd3 Kf6 $19)
    72... Ke6 73. Rd8 (73. Bd3 Re1 74. Be2 Kf6 $19) 73... e4+ 74. Kf4 Be5+ 75. Ke3
    Rg3+ 76. Kf2 (76. Kd2 f4 $19) 76... f4 {Black intends e3} 77. Re8+ Kf5 78. Rf8+
    Bf6 79. Bd1 (79. Bf1 Rc3 $19) 79... e3+ (79... e3+ 80. Ke2 Rg2+ 81. Ke1 Rf2 $19
    ) 0-1
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Mephisto Exclusiv"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "58"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 Bf5 4. c4 e6 5. b5 Bd6 (
    5... Nbd7 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Nf3 Bd6 8. Be2 Qe7 9. O-O h6 10. Nc3 Bh7 11. a4 O-O
    12. d4 a5 13. Qb3 Nb6 14. Nd2 c5 15. dxc5 Bxc5 16. Bf3 Rfd8 17. Ne2 Bb4 18.
    Rfd1 Rac8 19. Rac1 Rxc1 20. Nxc1 {
    Kostrun,S (2245)-Loncar,R (2370)/Open, Zagreb CRO 2006/0-1 (44)}) 6. d3 $146 (
    6. h3 O-O 7. Nf3 c6 8. a4 a6 9. Be2 axb5 10. axb5 Rxa1 11. Bxa1 cxb5 12. cxb5
    Nbd7 13. O-O Bb8 14. Bb2 e5 15. Qb3 e4 16. Nd4 Qc7 17. f4 exf3 18. Nxf3 Be4 19.
    Nc3 Bxf3 20. Bxf3 Qh2+ {chybol3-masokotanga/kurnik 2013/1-0}) (6. d4 dxc4 7.
    Bxc4 O-O 8. Qb3 Be4 9. f3 Bg6 10. Nc3 Nh5 11. Ba3 Qh4+ 12. Ke2 Ng3+ 13. hxg3
    Qxh1 14. Bxd6 cxd6 15. Kf2 d5 16. Be2 b6 17. a4 Nd7 18. a5 bxa5 19. Rb1 Nb6 20.
    Nh3 Qh2 {leango-romciu52/kurnik 2014/0-1 (34)}) (6. cxd5 exd5 7. Nf3 c5 8. Be2
    O-O 9. O-O Nbd7 10. d4 c4 11. Nc3 Rc8 12. Nd2 Re8 13. Bf3 Be6 14. e4 dxe4 15.
    Ndxe4 Bb8 16. Nxf6+ Nxf6 17. g3 Nd5 18. Re1 Qd7 19. a4 b6 20. Qd2 Nxc3 {
    Gross,W-Merten,R/xvii/19 1989/1-0 (33)}) (6. cxd5 exd5 7. Qf3 Be4 8. Bxf6 gxf6
    $11) 6... O-O 7. Nf3 Nbd7 (7... a6 8. Nc3 $15) 8. Be2 dxc4 9. dxc4 e5 10. O-O
    Qe7 11. Nbd2 Ne4 (11... a6 12. Nh4 Be6 13. bxa6 Rxa6 14. c5 Nxc5 15. Bxa6 bxa6
    16. Nhf3 $11) 12. Nxe4 Bxe4 13. Nd2 Bg6 14. e4 Bc5 (14... Nc5 15. Qc2 $15) 15.
    Kh1 (15. Bh5 Rad8 $11) 15... Rad8 $15 16. Qc2 Bd6 17. Nb3 Qh4 (17... Nc5 18.
    Nxc5 Bxc5 19. f3 $11) 18. f3 $11 c5 (18... Qe7 19. Rad1 $11) 19. Bc3 (19. Na5
    Nf6 20. g3 $16 (20. Nxb7 $143 Nxe4 21. Kg1 Ng3 22. hxg3 Qe7 $11 (22... Bxc2 $4
    23. gxh4 Rd7 24. Nxd6 Rxd6 25. Bxe5 $18))) 19... Nf6 (19... f5 20. Rad1 Bc7 21.
    Bd3 $11) 20. Be1 Qh5 (20... Qh6 21. Rd1 Rd7 22. Bf2 $11) 21. Bg3 (21. f4 $142
    $5 Bxe4 22. Qxe4 Qxh2+ 23. Kxh2 Nxe4 24. Bf3 $18) 21... a6 (21... Rd7 22. Rad1
    Rfd8 23. Rd3 $11) 22. f4 (22. Bf2 b6 $14) 22... Qh6 $11 23. fxe5 $4 (23. f5
    $142 Bh5 24. bxa6 bxa6 25. Rad1 $11) 23... Nxe4 $19 24. Bf4 (24. Qxe4 Bxe4 25.
    exd6 axb5 26. cxb5 Bd5 $19) 24... Ng3+ $3 25. Kg1 (25. Bxg3 Bxc2 {
    Discovered attack}) 25... Bxc2 26. Bxh6 Nxe2+ (26... gxh6 $6 27. hxg3 Bxe5 28.
    Rac1 Bxb3 29. axb3 axb5 30. cxb5 $19) 27. Kf2 Bxe5 (27... gxh6 $6 28. exd6 Bxb3
    29. axb3 $19) 28. Rae1 gxh6 29. Rxe2 Bxb3 (29... Bxb3 30. axb3 Bxh2 31. bxa6
    bxa6 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr SOK-91-76"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Bakkers, Max"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "75"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 Bf5 4. c4 e6 5. b5 Nbd7 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Nf3 Bd6 8.
    Be2 O-O (8... Qe7 9. Nd4 Be4 (9... Bg6 10. O-O (10. Nc3 Ne5 (10... Nc5 11. d3
    O-O 12. O-O a6 (12... Rfe8 13. Qc2 (13. Nf3 Bh5 14. Qc2 Bxf3 $11 {-0.22/8})
    13... a6 14. a4 $15 {-0.28/8} (14. Nf3 Ne6 $11 {-0.19/7}) 14... Ne6 $11 {
    -0.19/8}) 13. bxa6 Nxa6 14. Ncb5 Be5 $15 {-0.34/9}) 11. d3 O-O 12. Qd2 c5 13.
    bxc6 Nxc6 14. Nxc6 bxc6 $15 {-0.44/9}) 10... Nc5 11. Nb3 (11. d3 Qe5 12. g3 O-O
    13. Qc2 Qe7 14. a4 (14. Rc1 $15 {-0.28/9} a6 $15 {-0.28/8}) 14... Rfe8 $11 {
    -0.25/9}) 11... Nd3 12. Bd4 O-O 13. f4 Be4 14. Nc3 Nb4 $14 {0.28/7}) 10. Nc3 (
    10. O-O Nc5 (10... Ne5 11. Nc3 (11. d3 Bg6 12. Kh1 Ned7 13. Nc3 O-O 14. a4 Rfe8
    $11 {-0.09/8}) 11... Bg6 12. Qb3 c5 13. bxc6 bxc6 14. f4 $14 {0.59/9} Rb8 $16 {
    0.91/8}) (10... O-O 11. Nc3 Rfd8 12. Nxe4 dxe4 13. f3 Qe5 14. g3 Nc5 $14 {
    0.34/7}) 11. d3 Bg6 12. Qc2 O-O 13. Nd2 Rfe8 14. N2f3 Nfd7 $11 {-0.03/8}) 10...
    Bg6 (10... O-O 11. Nxe4 dxe4 12. f3 Nc5 13. Qc2 Rae8 14. Nf5 Qd8 $14 {0.56/8})
    11. O-O (11. f4 Nc5 12. O-O Nd3 13. Bc1 Be4 14. Nxe4 Qxe4 $11 {0.00/9}) 11...
    Nc5 12. f4 (12. d3 O-O 13. Qc2 a6 14. Nf3 Rfe8 $11 {-0.03/8}) 12... Nd3 13. Bc1
    Be4 (13... h6 14. f5 Qe5 $11 {0.12/9}) 14. Nxe4 $11 {0.16/9} Qxe4 $11 {0.00/9})
    (8... Nc5 9. O-O (9. d3 O-O 10. Nc3 (10. O-O a6 11. Nc3 (11. Na3 Qe7 12. bxa6
    bxa6 13. Rb1 Rab8 14. Nc2 $15 {-0.34/8} Na4 $15 {-0.34/8}) 11... Qd7 12. bxa6
    Nxa6 13. a4 c6 14. a5 Qc7 $11 {-0.19/7}) (10. Nd4 Bd7 (10... Bg6 11. O-O a6 12.
    a4 Re8 13. Qc2 Qe7 14. Rc1 Ne6 $11 {-0.06/7}) (10... Qd7 11. O-O a6 12. Nxf5
    Qxf5 13. Na3 Ne6 14. bxa6 Rxa6 $11 {-0.13/8}) 11. O-O a6 12. Nc3 Be5 (12...
    axb5 13. Ndxb5 Be7 14. Nd4 $15 {-0.28/9} Re8 $15 {-0.34/10}) 13. Ba3 b6 14. f4
    Bd6 $15 {-0.53/8}) (10. a4 a6 11. Nc3 Qd7 12. O-O (12. Nd4 Rfe8 13. Qc2 Bg6 14.
    O-O Ne6 $15 {-0.31/8}) 12... Rfe8 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. h3 $11 {-0.12/7} Bh5 $11 {
    -0.16/8}) 10... a6 (10... Qd7 11. a4 a6 12. O-O Rfe8 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. h3 Bh5 $11
    {-0.06/8}) (10... Re8 11. O-O Qd7 12. Qc2 a6 13. a4 c6 14. Nd4 Bg4 $11 {-0.06/7
    }) 11. O-O Qd7 12. a4 (12. bxa6 Nxa6 13. a4 c6 14. a5 Qc7 $11 {-0.25/8}) 12...
    Rfe8 13. Qc2 Qe6 (13... Bg4 14. h3 $11 {-0.12/7} Bxf3 $11 {-0.03/8}) 14. a5 Bg4
    $11 {-0.16/7}) 9... O-O 10. Nc3 (10. d4 Nce4 11. Ba3 (11. Bd3 Re8 12. Ba3 Bg4 (
    12... a6 13. Bxd6 Qxd6 14. bxa6 $11 {-0.19/9} bxa6 $11 {-0.19/9}) 13. Bxd6 Qxd6
    14. a3 Ng5 $15 {-0.38/9}) 11... a6 12. Bxd6 Qxd6 13. bxa6 bxa6 14. Bd3 Ng4 $11
    {-0.22/8}) (10. Ba3 Re8 (10... a6 11. Qc1 Bd3 12. Bxd3 Nxd3 13. Qc3 Nxf2 14.
    Rxf2 Ne4 $11 {0.06/9}) 11. d4 Nce4 12. Bxd6 Qxd6 13. Bd3 (13. Ne5 a6 14. bxa6
    bxa6 $11 {-0.19/10}) 13... a6 (13... Ng4 14. h3 $11 {-0.25/9} Ngxf2 $11 {
    -0.13/9}) 14. bxa6 bxa6 $11 {-0.19/9}) (10. Be5 Bxe5 (10... Re8 11. d4 Nce4 12.
    Bxd6 Qxd6 13. Ne5 Nd7 (13... a6 14. bxa6 bxa6 $11 {-0.19/9}) 14. Nxd7 $11 {
    0.00/9} Qxd7 $11 {-0.22/8}) (10... Nd3 11. Bxd6 Qxd6 12. Nh4 Be4 13. f3 Nb2 14.
    Qb3 Bxb1 $14 {0.31/10}) (10... a6 11. d4 Nce4 12. bxa6 bxa6 13. Bd3 Ng4 14. Qc2
    Bxe5 $11 {-0.09/7}) 11. Nxe5 d4 12. Na3 d3 13. Bf3 a6 14. Qb1 Nfe4 $15 {-0.59/8
    }) 10... Re8 11. d3 a6 12. bxa6 Nxa6 13. Nb5 Be7 14. Rb1 (14. Qc2 $11 {-0.19/9}
    Qd7 $11 {-0.19/8}) 14... Bg4 $11 {-0.13/8}) 9. O-O (9. Nd4 Bg6 (9... Be4 10.
    O-O Nc5 11. d3 Bg6 12. Qc2 a6 13. Nd2 Re8 14. N2f3 $11 {-0.06/8}) 10. O-O c5
    11. bxc6 bxc6 12. Nxc6 Qc7 13. Nd4 Bxh2+ 14. Kh1 Be5 $11 {-0.22/8}) (9. Nc3 Nc5
    (9... Re8 10. Nd4 (10. O-O Nb6 11. d3 c5 12. a4 a5 13. bxa6 bxa6 14. Rb1 $15 {
    -0.31/9}) 10... Bg6 11. O-O Nb6 12. Qb3 a5 13. a4 Nfd7 14. f4 $11 {0.00/8}) (
    9... Nb6 10. Nd4 (10. Qb3 c5 11. bxc6 bxc6 12. Nd4 Qd7 13. Nxf5 Qxf5 14. Rc1
    $11 {-0.12/9}) 10... Bg6 11. f4 Qd7 12. O-O Bf5 13. Rc1 Rfe8 14. Nxf5 $11 {
    0.16/10}) 10. O-O (10. d3 a6 11. O-O Qd7 12. bxa6 Nxa6 13. a4 c6 14. a5 $11 {
    -0.19/8}) 10... Re8 11. d3 a6 12. bxa6 Nxa6 13. Nb5 Be7 14. Rb1 $11 {-0.12/9})
    9... c5 10. d3 (10. bxc6 bxc6 11. Nd4 Bg6 12. Nxc6 Qc7 13. Nd4 Bxh2+ 14. Kh1
    Be5 $11 {-0.22/8}) (10. a4 Qe7 11. Nc3 Rfe8 12. d3 Rac8 13. a5 Ne5 14. a6 $15 {
    -0.28/9}) (10. Nc3 Re8 11. d3 Ne5 12. Na4 Nxf3+ 13. Bxf3 Be6 14. Rc1 $15 {
    -0.37/9}) 10... Qc7 (10... Re8 11. a4 Qe7 12. Nc3 Rac8 13. a5 Ne5 14. a6 $15 {
    -0.31/8}) 11. h3 (11. Nc3 Rfe8 12. Qb3 Be6 13. Qa4 Rad8 14. Rac1 $11 {-0.19/8})
    11... Rfe8 12. Nbd2 (12. Nc3 Rad8 13. Rc1 Qb6 14. Qb3 $11 {-0.22/8}) 12... Rad8
    (12... a6 13. a4 axb5 14. axb5 $15 {-0.50/9}) 13. Qb3 (13. a4 a6 $15 14. Qc2
    $15 {-0.34/7}) 13... d4 $17 14. e4 Be6 15. Qc2 Bf4 16. Rfc1 Rc8 17. Qd1 (17. a4
    Qa5 $15) 17... Qb6 $17 18. a4 a6 19. bxa6 (19. Rcb1 axb5 20. axb5 Ra8 $15)
    19... Qxb2 $17 20. Rcb1 Qc3 21. axb7 Rb8 22. a5 Bxd2 23. Nxd2 c4 24. a6 (24.
    Nxc4 Bxc4) (24. dxc4 Qb2) 24... cxd3 25. Bf3 Nc5 $2 (25... Qc7 $142 $16) 26. a7
    $18 Nxb7 27. axb8=Q Rxb8 28. e5 Nd5 29. Rxb7 $1 Rxb7 30. Ra8+ Bc8 31. Bxd5 Rc7
    32. e6 fxe6 (32... Kf8 33. exf7 Qc5 34. Qa4 Rxf7 35. Bxf7 Kxf7 36. Qb3+ Be6 37.
    Qb7+ Qe7 38. Qe4 $18) 33. Bxe6+ Kh8 34. Nc4 $1 Rxc4 (34... g5 35. Kh2 d2 36.
    Qxd2 Qxd2 37. Nxd2 Kg7 38. Rxc8 Rxc8 39. Bxc8 Kf6 $18) 35. Bxc4 Qxc4 36. Qg4
    Qc1+ 37. Kh2 Qc7+ 38. g3 (38. g3 Kg8 39. Rxc8+ Qxc8 40. Qxc8+ Kf7 41. Qd7+ Kf8
    42. Qxd4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Mephisto Exclusiv"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "56"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 Bf5 4. c4 e6 5. c5 Nc6 6. a3 Be7 7. Nf3 O-O 8. Be2
    Qd7 9. O-O a6 10. d3 a5 11. Nbd2 (11. b5 $5 Na7 12. b6 cxb6 13. cxb6 $11) 11...
    axb4 $17 12. Nb3 bxa3 13. Bxa3 b6 14. d4 Bg6 15. Bb5 Bh5 16. Qc1 Bxf3 17. gxf3
    Rab8 (17... Rfb8 18. Qc3 $17) 18. cxb6 (18. Qc2 $5 $15) 18... Rxb6 $17 19. Bxe7
    Qxe7 (19... Rxb5 $143 20. Bxf8 Rxb3 21. Bc5 $14) 20. Bxc6 Rxb3 21. Ra7 Rfb8 22.
    Kh1 e5 23. Qd1 Rb2 24. Qd3 exd4 25. Qxd4 Qd6 26. Ba4 (26. Qc3 Kh8 27. Ra5 R2b4
    $19) 26... c5 27. Qh4 $2 (27. Qd3 $19) 27... Qb6 28. Re7 (28. Rg1 g6 29. Rd7
    Rb4 $19) 28... Rb4 (28... Rb4 29. Qg3 Rxa4 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Matteus Chess"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Lange, Wilfried"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "65"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. Nf3 Bf5 4. e3 e5 5. Nxe5 Bxb4 6. c4 O-O 7. Bd3 (7. Qb3
    Qe7 $11) 7... Bxd3 $15 8. Nxd3 Nc6 9. Nxb4 Nxb4 10. Qb3 Qd6 (10... c5 11. cxd5
    Qxd5 12. O-O $15) 11. a3 Nc6 12. cxd5 (12. Qxb7 $2 Rab8 (12... dxc4 $6 13. Bxf6
    Rab8 14. Qa6 $15) 13. c5 Qxc5 14. Qxc7 Rfc8 $19) 12... Nxd5 13. O-O (13. Qxb7
    $2 Rfb8 14. Qa6 Rxb2 $19) 13... Rae8 14. Nc3 (14. Qxb7 $2 Rb8 15. Be5 Rxb7 (
    15... Qxe5 $6 16. Qxc6 Nxe3 17. fxe3 Qxa1 18. Nc3 $19) 16. Bxd6 cxd6 $19) 14...
    Nde7 15. Ne4 (15. Qxb7 $2 Rb8 (15... Qxd2 16. Rad1 Qc2 17. Ba1 $14) 16. Qa6
    Rxb2 $19) 15... Qe6 16. Qc3 {Threatening mate... how?} Nf5 (16... Qg6 17. Nc5
    Nd5 18. Qc1 $14) 17. Ng3 (17. Nc5 $142 $5 Qg6 18. f4 $16 (18. Nxb7 Nh4 19. g3
    Nf3+ 20. Kh1 Nce5 $17)) 17... f6 $11 18. Nxf5 {White gets the initiative} Qxf5
    19. d4 Rf7 20. Rfc1 Nd8 21. Qb3 c6 22. Rc5 Qe4 23. Ra5 b6 (23... a6 $5 $14) 24.
    Rxa7 $16 b5 (24... Qe6 25. Qxe6 (25. Qxb6 $143 Rxa7 26. Qxa7 Qb3 $15) 25...
    Nxe6 26. Rxf7 Kxf7 27. f3 $16) 25. a4 $18 Qe6 26. Qxe6 Nxe6 27. axb5 cxb5 {
    The passed pawn on d4 quickly leads to threats} 28. Rxf7 (28. R7a5 Rb7 $16)
    28... Kxf7 $16 29. Ra7+ Re7 30. Rxe7+ Kxe7 31. Ba3+ Kd7 32. d5 Nc7 33. e4 (33.
    e4 Na6 34. Bf8 $16) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr 2AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Kusmierek, Jozef"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "52"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Bf5 3. e3 Nf6 $15 4. Nf3 e6 5. a3 Bd6 6. Nh4 (6. Nd4 Bg6 $11)
    6... O-O (6... Bg4 $5 7. Be2 Bxe2 8. Qxe2 O-O $15) 7. Nxf5 $14 exf5 8. Bxf6 (8.
    Qf3 $5 $14) 8... Qxf6 $15 9. d4 (9. Nc3 c6 $11) 9... f4 (9... Re8 10. Nc3 c6
    11. g3 $15) 10. Nc3 (10. Qf3 $5 $15) 10... fxe3 $17 11. fxe3 Qh4+ (11... Re8
    12. Qd3 $17) 12. Kd2 $15 Nc6 (12... c6 13. Bd3 $15) 13. Qf3 Rfe8 (13... Qh6 14.
    Kd3 $11) 14. g3 (14. Nxd5 $142 $5 a5 15. Bb5 $14) 14... Qh6 $15 15. Nxd5 (15.
    Nb5 Re4 16. Bd3 Nxd4 17. Nxd4 Rxd4 $14) 15... Nxd4 $17 16. Qg4 (16. Qf2 c6 17.
    Nf4 Nf5 $17) 16... c6 17. Nf6+ Qxf6 18. exd4 Rad8 (18... a5 $142 19. bxa5 Rxa5
    $17) 19. c3 $2 (19. Bd3 $142 $15) 19... Qf2+ $19 20. Be2 Qe3+ 21. Kd1 (21. Kc2
    Qxe2+ 22. Qxe2 Rxe2+ 23. Kb3 Rde8 $19) 21... Qxc3 22. Rc1 Qb3+ (22... Qxa3 $143
    23. Re1 $19) 23. Rc2 (23. Ke1 Qxa3 24. Kd1 $19) 23... Be5 24. Qf3 Qb1+ (24...
    Rxd4+ $143 25. Kc1 Qxf3 26. Bxf3 $19) 25. Kd2 Rxd4+ 26. Bd3 Rxd3+ $1 (26...
    Rxd3+ 27. Qxd3 Qxh1 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr I PZG POL"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Kuperski, Marek"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "50"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Bf5 (2... Nf6 3. Nf3 $15) 3. e3 (3. Nf3 Nf6 $11) 3... Nf6 $15
    4. Nf3 e6 5. a3 Bd6 (5... a5 6. bxa5 Bd6 7. Be2 $15) 6. Be2 (6. Nd4 Bg6 $11)
    6... Nbd7 (6... a5 7. b5 $11) 7. Nh4 Bg6 (7... Be4 8. d3 Bg6 9. O-O $11) 8. Nc3
    e5 (8... a5 9. b5 $11) 9. Nb5 Be7 10. d4 (10. O-O c6 11. Nxg6 hxg6 $11) 10...
    e4 11. c4 c6 (11... a5 12. Nxg6 hxg6 13. cxd5 Nxd5 14. Nc3 Nxc3 15. Bxc3 axb4
    16. Bxb4 $11) 12. Nc3 O-O (12... dxc4 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14. Bxc4 $11) 13. O-O Rc8 (
    13... Bd6 14. Nxg6 fxg6 15. Qb3 dxc4 16. Qxc4+ Kh8 17. f3 exf3 18. Rxf3 $14)
    14. Rc1 Re8 (14... Nb8 15. Nxg6 fxg6 16. f3 $16) 15. Nxg6 $16 hxg6 16. cxd5
    cxd5 17. Qb3 Nb8 (17... Nb6 18. Bb5 Rf8 19. Rc2 $14) 18. f3 Qd7 19. fxe4 dxe4
    20. Bc4 {White plans b5} Rf8 21. Nd5 Rcd8 22. Nxe7+ (22. Nxf6+ Bxf6 23. b5 Rfe8
    $16) 22... Qxe7 23. b5 Qc7 (23... Qd7 24. a4 $16) 24. Rf4 (24. a4 Rfe8 $16)
    24... Qe7 (24... g5 25. Rff1 $16) 25. Be2 (25. Bc3 Rfe8 $16) 25... Nbd7 (25...
    Nbd7 26. Bc3 Rc8 $16) (25... Nd5 26. Rg4 $16) *
    
    [Event "Brisbane op"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Ritchie, J."]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "109"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. b5 Nbd7 6. Be2 Bd6 7. O-O O-O (7...
    e5 8. d4 e4 9. Ne5 $15) 8. d3 (8. Nh4 Be4 9. d3 Bg6 $11) 8... e5 $15 9. c4 c6 (
    9... dxc4 10. dxc4 Qe7 11. Nbd2 $15) 10. Nc3 Re8 (10... Rc8 11. Rc1 $15) 11. e4
    Be6 (11... dxe4 $2 12. dxe4 Qc7 13. bxc6 bxc6 14. exf5 $18) 12. a4 (12. bxc6
    bxc6 13. exd5 cxd5 $11) 12... d4 $15 13. Nb1 c5 (13... Nc5 14. Ng5 $15) 14.
    Nbd2 Nf8 15. Re1 (15. a5 a6 16. b6 Ng6 $11) 15... Ng6 (15... a6 16. Qb3 $15)
    16. Nf1 (16. a5 a6 17. b6 Nf4 $15) 16... Nf4 (16... a6 17. Ng3 $15) 17. Bc1
    Nxe2+ 18. Qxe2 Bg4 (18... a6 19. Bg5 $15) 19. h3 $11 Bh5 (19... Be6 20. a5 $11)
    20. Ng3 Bg6 21. Nh4 Qc7 (21... a6 22. Nxg6 fxg6 23. Bg5 $11) 22. Nhf5 (22. a5
    a6 23. b6 Qe7 $14) 22... Bf8 (22... a6 23. a5 $11) 23. Bg5 (23. a5 a6 24. b6
    Qc6 $14) 23... Qb6 (23... Re6 24. Qf3 $14) 24. Qf3 h6 (24... Nd7 $5 $14) 25.
    Nxh6+ $1 gxh6 {Theme: Deflection from f6} 26. Bxf6 (26. a5 Qe6 27. Bxf6 a6 $16)
    26... Re6 (26... Bg7 27. Bxg7 Kxg7 28. a5 $16) 27. Bh4 (27. a5 Qc7 $16) 27...
    Bg7 (27... Qa5 28. Nf5 $16) 28. Nf5 (28. a5 Qc7 $18) 28... Bxf5 (28... Qa5 29.
    Qg3 $16) 29. exf5 $18 (29. Qxf5 $143 Qa5 $16) 29... Rd6 (29... Ree8 30. f6 Bh8
    31. Qg3+ Kf8 32. Rxe5 Bxf6 33. Bxf6 Qxf6 34. Rxc5 $18) 30. Re4 (30. a5 $142 $5
    Qc7 31. f6 $18) 30... f6 31. Rg4 (31. Qg3 Kh8 $18) 31... Kh8 (31... Qc7 32. Qg3
    $16) 32. a5 $18 Qc7 33. a6 Rb8 (33... Rb6 34. Rg6 Rb8 35. axb7 R8xb7 36. Qh5
    $18) 34. axb7 Qxb7 35. Qxb7 (35. Qg3 Rb6 $18) 35... Rxb7 36. Re4 h5 (36... a6
    37. bxa6 Ra7 38. f4 $18) 37. Re2 (37. f4 exf4 38. Re8+ Kh7 $18) 37... Kg8 38.
    f3 (38. f4 exf4 39. Re8+ Bf8 $18) 38... Kf7 (38... Rdd7 39. g4 $18) 39. Rea2
    Rdd7 40. Ra6 (40. g4 hxg4 41. fxg4 e4 42. dxe4 Bf8 $18) 40... Rdc7 41. Rd6 (41.
    g4 Re7 $18) 41... Rd7 42. Raa6 (42. Rc6 Rdc7 $18) 42... Rxd6 43. Rxd6 Rc7 44.
    Be1 (44. g4 Ke7 45. Re6+ Kf7 46. gxh5 Rc8 $18) 44... Ke7 (44... Rb7 45. Rc6 Bf8
    46. g4 $18) 45. Re6+ {White gets in control} Kf7 46. Ba5 Rd7 47. Rc6 Bf8 48.
    Rc7 Ke8 49. h4 Be7 (49... Rxc7 50. Bxc7 Kd7 51. Bb8 $18) 50. g4 (50. Rc8+ Kf7
    $18) 50... Bd6 51. Rxd7 (51. Rc8+ Kf7 $18) 51... Kxd7 52. g5 fxg5 (52... Ke7
    53. Kg2 $18) 53. hxg5 Ke7 (53... Be7 54. f6 Bd6 55. g6 $18) 54. Kg2 Kf7 (54...
    Kf8 55. Kh3 $18) 55. Kh3 (55. Kh3 Bf8 56. Bc7 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-92-88"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Wartig, Wolfgang"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "48"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Bf5 3. Nf3 $11 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. b5 c5 6. c4 Nbd7 7. a4 (7. cxd5
    exd5 8. Be2 Bd6 $15) 7... Bd6 8. Be2 (8. cxd5 exd5 9. Be2 O-O $15) 8... O-O 9.
    O-O Qc7 10. Nc3 (10. cxd5 exd5 11. a5 Rae8 $15) 10... Rad8 (10... dxc4 11. Bxc4
    Ng4 12. e4 $15) 11. cxd5 exd5 12. d4 Rfe8 (12... c4 13. Ba3 $11) 13. Rc1 b6 14.
    Bd3 (14. dxc5 Nxc5 15. Na2 Ng4 $11) 14... Be4 15. g3 (15. h3 Qb7 $11) 15... Qb7
    16. Bxe4 (16. dxc5 Bxf3 17. Qxf3 Ne5 $11) 16... dxe4 17. Ng5 (17. Nd2 cxd4 18.
    exd4 Bb4 $15) 17... cxd4 18. Qxd4 (18. exd4 h6 19. Nh3 Nd5 $15) 18... Nc5 19.
    Qc4 Nd3 (19... Re5 20. f4 exf3 21. Nxf3 Rxe3 22. Ne1 $17) 20. Rc2 Nxb2 21. Rxb2
    Re5 22. h4 (22. Nxf7 Qxf7 23. Qxf7+ Kxf7 $19) 22... h6 (22... Rc5 23. Qxf7+
    Qxf7 24. Nxf7 Kxf7 25. Ne2 $19) 23. Nh3 (23. Nxf7 Qxf7 24. Qxf7+ Kxf7 $19)
    23... Rc5 24. Qb3 Qc8 (24... Qc8 25. Rd2 Rxc3 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Mephisto Exclusiv"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "35"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 d5 3. e3 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. b5 Bd6 6. h3 c6 7. a4 O-O 8. Nh4 Be4
    9. d3 Nfd7 10. dxe4 Qxh4 11. Be2 (11. bxc6 $5 bxc6 12. exd5 cxd5 13. g3 Qb4+
    14. Bc3 $15) 11... Qxe4 $17 12. Bf3 Qb4+ 13. Bc3 Qh4 14. Nd2 Nc5 15. g3 Qh6 16.
    Qb1 (16. Nc4 $5 Be7 17. Ne5 $17) 16... Bxg3 $1 $19 17. Rg1 $4 (17. fxg3 Qxe3+)
    17... Qxe3+ 18. Kd1 0-1
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Mephisto Exclusiv"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "64"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 d5 3. e3 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. b5 Bd6 6. d4 O-O 7. Nbd2 c6 8. a4
    cxb5 9. axb5 Qc7 10. c4 Nbd7 11. c5 Be7 12. h3 Bg6 13. Be2 Qc8 14. O-O Ne4 15.
    Qb3 Ndf6 16. Rad1 Bh5 17. Rfe1 Nxd2 18. Rxd2 Ne4 19. Rdd1 Bf6 20. Nd2 Bg6 21.
    Bf3 Ng5 22. Bg4 a5 (22... Ne4 23. Nxe4 Bxe4 24. Ra1 $11) 23. h4 Ne4 24. h5 Nxd2
    25. Rxd2 Be4 26. f3 a4 27. Qa2 Qc7 28. fxe4 Qg3 29. Rf2 $4 (29. Ree2 $142 Qxg4
    30. exd5 $14) 29... Bh4 $17 30. Rff1 (30. Ref1 $142 $5 Qxg4 31. Rf3 Qxe4 32.
    Ba3 $17) 30... Qxg4 $19 31. Rf4 Qxh5 32. Ref1 (32. g4 Qg6 33. Ref1 $19) 32...
    Bg3 (32... Bg3 33. Ra1 Qh2+ 34. Kf1 Qh1+ 35. Ke2 Qxg2+ 36. Kd1 Bxf4 37. exf4
    Qf3+ 38. Kd2 Qxf4+ 39. Ke2 Qxe4+ 40. Kd2 a3 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Babiak, Jozef"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "75"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. Nf3 Bf5 4. e3 e6 5. b5 Bd6 6. Be2 h6 7. O-O Nbd7 8. d3
    O-O 9. c4 dxc4 10. dxc4 Qe7 11. h3 (11. Nd4 Bg6 $11) 11... Rad8 12. Nd4 Bg6 13.
    Bf3 (13. Nc3 Nc5 $15) 13... e5 14. Nb3 e4 15. Be2 Nc5 16. Nd4 (16. N1d2 $5 $15)
    16... Qe5 $17 {Threatening mate... how?} 17. g3 Nd3 18. Bxd3 exd3 19. Bc3 (19.
    Nd2 Ne4 20. Nxe4 Bxe4 $17) 19... Qg5 (19... Ne4 20. Re1 $19) 20. h4 (20. Nf3
    Qf5 $17) 20... Qc5 21. Nd2 Be5 (21... Ne4 22. Rc1 $17) 22. Qb3 (22. a3 Ne4 23.
    Bb4 Qb6 $14) 22... Qe7 (22... Rfe8 23. Bb4 Bxd4 24. Bxc5 Bxc5 25. a4 $18) 23.
    Rac1 (23. Bb4 Bd6 24. Bxd6 Qxd6 $17) 23... Qd7 (23... Ne4 24. Qa4 Nxc3 25. Rxc3
    Bxg3 26. h5 $19) 24. Kh2 (24. Qa3 Ne4 $17 (24... Bxd4 $6 25. Bxd4 Ne4 26. Rcd1
    $11)) 24... Qg4 (24... Rfe8 25. N4f3 Ng4+ 26. Kg1 $17) 25. N4f3 Bxc3 26. Qxc3
    Bf5 (26... Be4 27. Ne5 Qh5 28. f3 $17) 27. Ng1 (27. Qa5 $5 $15) 27... Rfe8 $17
    28. f3 Qh5 29. e4 Bc8 30. Kg2 (30. Qa3 a6 $17) 30... Qg6 (30... c6 $142 $17)
    31. Nh3 $2 (31. Qa5 $142 $17) 31... Nh5 $19 32. g4 Bxg4 $1 {
    Threatening mate: Bxh3} 33. Rg1 (33. fxg4 Qxg4+) 33... Bxh3+ 34. Kxh3 Qe6+ 35.
    Kh2 Qd6+ 36. Kh1 (36. Kg2 $19) 36... Ng3+ 37. Kg2 Ne2 38. Qb2 (38. e5 Qg6+ 39.
    Kf2 Qxg1+ 40. Rxg1 Nxc3 41. f4 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1996.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Zawierucha"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "1996.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. c4 Nc6 6. a3 $11 dxc4 7. Bxc4 Bd3 8.
    Qb3 Bxc4 9. Qxc4 Qd5 10. Qxd5 Nxd5 (10... exd5 $143 11. Bxf6 gxf6 12. Nc3 $16)
    11. Ke2 f6 12. Rc1 a6 13. d3 Kf7 14. Nbd2 Bd6 15. Ne4 Rhd8 16. Rc2 Re8 17. Rac1
    Rad8 (17... Be7 18. Nc3 $11) 18. Rc4 (18. Rxc6 bxc6 19. Rxc6 a5 20. bxa5 Ke7
    $14) 18... Nb6 19. Nxd6+ cxd6 20. Rh4 (20. Rxc6 bxc6 21. Rxc6 Na4 $14) 20...
    Kg8 21. Nd4 Rc8 22. Nxc6 Rxc6 23. Rxc6 bxc6 24. e4 Rc8 25. Bd4 Nd7 26. f4 e5
    27. fxe5 fxe5 28. Bc3 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr 1AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Laskowski, Janusz"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Bf5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. c4 Nbd7 6. c5 Be7 7. Nd4 $11 Bxb1 8.
    Rxb1 c6 9. Be2 Qc7 10. O-O O-O 11. Qc2 (11. a3 a5 $14) 11... Rfe8 (11... a5 12.
    Bc3 $11) 12. f4 (12. a3 e5 13. Nf5 Rad8 $14) 12... e5 (12... a5 $5 13. Bc3 axb4
    14. Bxb4 Ne4 $11) 13. fxe5 $14 {White launches an attack} Nxe5 14. Nf5 Bf8 (
    14... b5 15. a4 bxa4 16. Bxe5 Qxe5 17. Nd4 $16 (17. Nxe7+ $143 Qxe7 18. Qxa4
    Ne4 $11)) 15. h3 (15. Nh6+ gxh6 16. Rxf6 Bg7 $16) 15... Ne4 16. d3 Nf6 17. Nh6+
    Kh8 18. Rf5 gxh6 (18... Ned7 19. Nxf7+ Kg8 20. Nh6+ gxh6 21. Bxf6 Nxf6 22. Rxf6
    Rxe3 23. Rbf1 $14) 19. Rxf6 Bg7 20. Rf5 Re7 21. Rbf1 a5 22. a3 axb4 23. axb4
    Ra2 24. Ra1 Ng4 {Do you see the mate threat?} 25. Bxg7+ (25. Bxg4 $6 Rxa1+ 26.
    Bxa1 Bxa1 $16) (25. hxg4 $6 Rxa1+ 26. Bxa1 Bxa1 $14) 25... Kg8 26. Bxg4 Rxc2
    27. Bxh6 f6 (27... Qd8 28. Rg5+ Kh8 29. Bg7+ Kg8 $14) 28. Ra8+ (28. Ra8+ Qd8
    29. Rxd8+ Kf7 30. Rf8+ Ke6 31. R5xf6+ Ke5 32. Bf4#) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Janovic, Paul"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "15"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 d5 3. e3 Bf5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nf3 e6 6. a3 Be7 7. Be2 O-O (7... h6
    8. O-O O-O 9. d3 dxc4 10. dxc4 a5 11. b5 cxb5 12. cxb5 Nbd7 13. Nbd2 Nc5 14.
    Nc4 a4 15. Qxd8 Rfxd8 16. Rad1 Bc2 17. Rxd8+ Rxd8 18. Nd4 Bd3 19. Bxd3 Nxd3 20.
    Rd1 Nxb2 21. Nxb2 Bxa3 22. Nxa4 {
    Cernik,L (2105)-Stross,F (2190)/Klatovy op-A 2002/1/2-1/2 (35)}) (7... Nbd7 8.
    O-O O-O 9. d4 h6 10. Nbd2 a5 11. b5 cxb5 12. cxb5 Nb6 13. Ne5 Nfd7 14. f4 Rc8
    15. Rc1 f6 16. Nd3 Bd6 17. Nb3 a4 18. Nbc5 Nxc5 19. Nxc5 Qe7 20. e4 dxe4 21.
    Nxe4 Bxe4 22. Bf3 {brozal-martin003/playok.com 2013/0-1 (34)}) 8. O-O $146 (8.
    cxd5 cxd5 9. Nc3 a5 10. b5 Ne4 11. Rc1 Nd7 12. Na4 Rc8 13. Rxc8 Qxc8 14. O-O
    Nd6 15. Qa1 Qc2 16. Nc3 Nc4 17. Bxc4 dxc4 18. Ne2 Bg4 19. Bxg7 Ra8 20. Bh8 f6
    21. Qd4 Bxf3 22. Qxd7 Bxe2 {Bendig,F-Markus,R/TKM/SF/02 2001/1-0 (45)}) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 1AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Guziec, Krzysztof"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "2000"]
    [BlackElo "1800"]
    [PlyCount "58"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 d5 3. e3 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. b5 Bd6 6. c4 c6 7. a4 (7. Nd4 Bg6
    $15) 7... a5 (7... O-O 8. Nd4 $15) 8. Be2 O-O 9. O-O Nbd7 (9... dxc4 10. Bxc4
    Nbd7 11. Nd4 $11) 10. d3 e5 11. d4 e4 12. Nh4 Be6 13. c5 Bc7 14. g3 (14. f4 Ne8
    15. Qe1 Ndf6 $11) 14... Qe7 15. b6 Bb8 16. Nd2 h6 17. Nb3 Nh7 (17... Bh3 18.
    Ng2 $11) 18. Bc3 Ndf6 19. Nxa5 Ng5 20. Ng2 (20. Nb3 Re8 $14) 20... Qd7 (20...
    Nf3+ 21. Kh1 $11) 21. Nf4 Bg4 22. Bxg4 Nxg4 23. h4 Nf3+ 24. Kg2 g5 (24... Bxf4
    $5 25. exf4 Nf6 $15) 25. hxg5 $14 hxg5 26. Nh3 (26. Ne2 f5 $11) 26... f5 (26...
    Bxg3 27. Kxg3 Nf6 28. Qxf3 exf3 $19) 27. Nxg5 $4 (27. Rh1 $142 $11) 27... Nxg5
    $19 28. Rh1 Qg7 29. Rh5 $2 (29. Qe2 $142 $19) 29... Bxg3 $1 (29... Bxg3 30. Nc4
    Bxf2 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr SOK-92-88"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Seack, Ingo"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "69"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Bf5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. c4 c6 6. b5 Be7 7. Nc3 O-O 8. a4 h6
    9. Be2 c5 (9... dxc4 10. Bxc4 cxb5 11. axb5 $11) 10. cxd5 exd5 11. d4 c4 12.
    O-O Re8 13. Ne5 Bd6 14. f4 (14. Bf3 Bc7 $11) 14... Bb4 $15 15. Bh5 Re7 16. Bf3
    Be6 (16... a6 $5 $15) 17. Qc2 $11 Qc8 18. e4 dxe4 19. Nxe4 Nbd7 20. Ng3 {
    White plans f5} Nb6 21. f5 Bd7 (21... Bd5 22. a5 c3 23. Ba3 (23. axb6 cxb2 24.
    Qxc8+ Rxc8 $15) 23... Bxa3 24. Rxa3 $16) 22. Be2 {Increases the pressure on c4}
    (22. Rac1 $5 $14) 22... c3 23. Bc1 (23. Nxd7 $143 Qxd7 (23... Rxd7 $143 24. Bc1
    $15) (23... Nbxd7 $6 24. Bc1 $11) (23... Nfxd7 $6 24. Bc1 $11) 24. Bc1 Qxd4+
    25. Kh1 Rae8 $17) 23... Nbd5 24. Ne4 Nxe4 25. Qxe4 Nf6 26. Qd3 a6 27. Qg3 Kh7 (
    27... Ne4 28. Qf3 Nf6 29. Rb1 $11) 28. bxa6 $14 (28. Nxd7 Qxd7 (28... Nxd7 $143
    29. Bxh6 Qh8 30. Bd3 $18) (28... Rxd7 $143 29. bxa6 bxa6 30. Bf3 $11) 29. Be3
    Rae8 30. Bxh6 Qxd4+ 31. Kh1 gxh6 $19 (31... Kxh6 $143 32. Rf4 Qxf4 33. Qxf4+
    Kh7 34. Qxb4 (34. bxa6 Rxe2 35. Qh4+ Kg8 36. axb7 Bd6 $17) 34... Rxe2 35. Qxc3
    $16)) 28... bxa6 (28... Bxf5 29. axb7 Rxb7 30. Rxf5 Qxf5 31. Bd3 $18) 29. Qh4 (
    29. Nxd7 $143 Qxd7 (29... Nxd7 $143 30. Bxh6 f6 31. Be3 $18) 30. Qd3 Rae8 $17)
    29... Nd5 (29... Bc5 $142 $5 30. Kh1 Rb8 $14 (30... Bxf5 $2 31. Bxh6 Bb4 32.
    Bg5+ Kg8 33. Bf3 $18)) 30. f6 $1 $18 (30. Nxd7 $6 Qxd7 (30... Rxd7 $143 31. f6
    $16) 31. Bd3 Kg8 $11) 30... Nxf6 (30... gxf6 31. Bg5) 31. Bxh6 $1 Re6 (31...
    gxh6 {A deflection} 32. Rxf6 {Eliminates the defender f6}) 32. Bc4 gxh6 33.
    Bxe6 Bxe6 34. Rxf6 (34. Qxf6 $6 Ra7 $18) 34... Bf8 35. Nxf7 (35. Nxf7 c2 36.
    Qe4+ Kg8 37. Qg6+ (37. Rxe6 c1=Q+ 38. Rxc1 Qxc1+ 39. Kf2 Qb2+ 40. Kf3 Qc3+ 41.
    Kg4 h5+ 42. Kxh5 Qc4 $18) (37. Qxe6 $6 Qxe6 38. Rxe6 Kxf7 $18) 37... Bg7 38.
    Rc1 $18 (38. Rxe6 c1=Q+ 39. Rxc1 Qxc1+ 40. Kf2 Qf4+ 41. Ke2 Qxf7 $17) (38.
    Nxh6+ $6 Kh8 39. Rc1 Bxf6 40. Qxf6+ Kh7 $18)) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr 2AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Buczinski, Henryk"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "57"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Bf5 3. e3 Nf6 $15 4. Nf3 e6 5. c4 c6 6. c5 Nbd7 7. Be2 h6 (7...
    a5 8. a3 $15) 8. O-O $11 Be7 (8... a5 9. a3 $11) 9. d4 (9. Nd4 Bh7 $14) 9...
    Qc7 (9... O-O 10. Nc3 $11) 10. Nc3 O-O 11. a4 Bh7 (11... Rfb8 12. Qd2 $11) 12.
    a5 e5 (12... Bf5 13. Qd2 $11) 13. dxe5 $14 {White fights for the Initiative}
    Ng4 $2 (13... Nxe5 $142 $5 14. Nxe5 Qxe5 $14) 14. Qd4 $18 h5 (14... Bf5 15. h3
    Ngxe5 16. Nxe5 Qxe5 17. Nxd5 cxd5 18. Qxe5 Nxe5 19. Bxe5 $18) 15. e4 (15. h3 $5
    Nh6 $18) 15... dxe4 $16 16. Nxe4 Ndxe5 17. Nxe5 Qxe5 18. Qxe5 Nxe5 19. Bxe5 (
    19. Bxh5 Nd3 20. Nd6 Nxb2 $19) 19... Bxe4 20. Bxh5 Bd5 21. Rfe1 Be6 (21... Rae8
    $5 $16) 22. a6 $18 b6 23. cxb6 axb6 24. Bc3 Ra7 25. Bf3 c5 (25... Rc8 26. h3
    $18) 26. b5 Rd8 27. Red1 Rxd1+ 28. Rxd1 Bc4 (28... f6 29. h4 $18) 29. Bc6 (29.
    Bc6 Be6 30. Be5 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr 2AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Skonieczny, Jerzy"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "81"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 $15 2. Bb2 Bf5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. c4 c6 6. c5 Nbd7 7. Be2 Be7 8.
    O-O (8. Nd4 Bg6 $11) 8... O-O (8... a5 9. a3 $11) 9. d3 h6 (9... Bg4 10. Ne5
    Bxe2 11. Qxe2 Nxe5 12. Bxe5 $11) 10. Nbd2 (10. Nd4 Bg6 $14) 10... Qc7 (10... a5
    11. a3 $11) 11. Qb3 (11. Qc2 e5 $11) 11... Rfe8 (11... b6 12. cxb6 axb6 13. Nd4
    $11) 12. d4 (12. Qc3 a5 13. a3 axb4 14. axb4 b6 $11) 12... Ne4 (12... b6 13.
    Qc3 $11) 13. a4 (13. Nxe4 Bxe4 14. a3 b6 $11) 13... Bf6 (13... Nxd2 14. Nxd2 b6
    15. a5 $11) 14. Nxe4 Bxe4 15. b5 e5 16. a5 (16. Nxe5 Bxe5 17. dxe5 Nxc5 $11)
    16... cxb5 (16... exd4 17. Bxd4 Bxd4 18. exd4 $11) 17. Qxb5 Rab8 (17... exd4
    18. Bxd4 Rac8 19. Bxf6 Nxf6 20. Nd4 $11) 18. Rfc1 Bf5 (18... Qc6 19. Nxe5 Nxe5
    20. dxe5 Bxe5 21. Bxe5 Rxe5 22. a6 $11) 19. Nxe5 a6 (19... Nxe5 20. dxe5 Bxe5
    21. Bxe5 Rxe5 22. Bd3 $14) 20. Qb3 $14 Nxe5 21. dxe5 Bxe5 22. Bxe5 Qxe5 (22...
    Rxe5 23. f4 Re6 24. Bf3 $11) 23. Ra4 Bd7 (23... Be4 24. Rb4 $14) 24. Rd4 $16
    Bc6 (24... Qc7 25. Qb6 (25. Rxd5 $6 Be6 $11) 25... Qc6 26. Rb1 $16) 25. Bf3
    Rbd8 26. Rcd1 Qg5 (26... Qf6 27. Bxd5 Bxd5 28. Rxd5 Rxd5 29. Qxd5 $16) 27. Bxd5
    Bxd5 28. Rxd5 Rxd5 29. Qxd5 (29. Rxd5 Qf6 $16) 29... Qxd5 30. Rxd5 Rc8 (30...
    Re4 31. Rd4 Re5 32. Rd8+ Kh7 33. Rc8 $16) 31. Kf1 Kf8 32. Ke2 Ke7 33. Kd3 Rc6
    34. Kd4 Rg6 (34... g6 35. e4 $18) 35. g3 Rc6 36. f4 g6 (36... Ke8 37. Rd6 $18)
    37. e4 Rc7 38. Rd6 Rd7 (38... h5 39. e5 $18) 39. Rxd7+ Kxd7 40. Kd5 Kc7 41. g4
    (41. g4 Kd7 42. e5 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1967.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Turczynowicz, Jolanta"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "77"]
    [EventDate "1967.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. Bxf6 exf6 4. c3 Bd6 5. d4 Bf5 6. Nd2 O-O 7. e3 Re8 8. a3
    Bg6 (8... a5 9. Ngf3 $15) 9. g3 (9. c4 a5 10. c5 Be7 $11) 9... Qe7 10. Bg2 c6
    11. Ne2 Bh5 (11... a5 12. O-O $15) 12. O-O f5 13. Bf3 Bxf3 14. Nxf3 Nd7 15. Nd2
    Nf6 16. c4 Rad8 17. Re1 Bc7 18. Rc1 g5 (18... Ne4 19. cxd5 Rxd5 20. Nxe4 fxe4
    21. Nc3 $11) 19. cxd5 Nxd5 20. Nc3 (20. Qc2 $142 $5 $14) 20... Nxc3 $17 21.
    Rxc3 Rxd4 $1 22. Qc2 (22. exd4 {Exploits the pin} Qxe1+ {A double attack})
    22... Rd5 23. Nf3 Bb6 24. Rc4 Qf6 25. Kg2 h6 26. h3 Qd6 (26... Qe6 27. Kh2 $17)
    27. Rf1 (27. a4 a5 28. bxa5 Bxa5 $15 (28... Rxa5 $143 29. Rb1 c5 30. Qxf5 $14))
    27... c5 (27... Qd7 28. Rh1 $17) 28. g4 cxb4 29. axb4 fxg4 30. hxg4 Re7 31. Rh1
    Rc7 (31... Qe6 $142 $5 $15) 32. Rxc7 $11 Bxc7 33. Nd4 Re5 34. Nf5 Qc6+ (34...
    Qd5+ 35. Kg1 Qc6 36. Nxh6+ Kf8 37. Nf5 $14) 35. Qxc6 bxc6 36. Rxh6 (36. Nxh6+
    $5 Kf8 37. Nf5 $16) 36... c5 $14 37. bxc5 Rxc5 38. Ra6 Bb6 39. Kf1 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr MCO-3-30"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1997.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Wolff, T."]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "57"]
    [EventDate "1997.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. a3 a5 5. b5 Bd6 6. Nf3 O-O 7. c4 c6 8. a4 (8.
    d4 b6 $11) 8... cxb5 (8... Nbd7 9. d4 $15) 9. cxb5 Nbd7 (9... Ne4 10. Be2 $11)
    10. d4 Ne4 (10... Qe7 11. Bd3 $11) 11. Bd3 (11. Ba3 Bxa3 12. Rxa3 b6 $11) 11...
    Ndf6 (11... Re8 12. O-O $11) 12. Nbd2 (12. O-O Bd7 $11) 12... Bd7 (12... Nxd2
    13. Nxd2 Qe7 14. Rc1 $11) 13. O-O (13. Ba3 Bxa3 14. Rxa3 Rc8 $11) 13... Nxd2 (
    13... Rc8 14. Ba3 Bxa3 15. Rxa3 $14) 14. Qxd2 Ne4 15. Qd1 (15. Qe2 Qe7 $11)
    15... f6 (15... Qe7 16. Ne5 $11) 16. Qb1 f5 17. Ba3 Bxa3 18. Rxa3 Rc8 19. Rc1
    Qe7 20. Rb3 b6 21. Rxc8 Rxc8 22. Qe1 Be8 23. Ne5 Qd6 (23... Qc7 24. Rb1 $14)
    24. f3 (24. Rb1 Qa3 25. Ra1 Qb2 26. Bxe4 fxe4 $11) 24... Ng5 (24... Nf6 25. Qd2
    $14) 25. Rb1 Nf7 26. Nxf7 Kxf7 27. Ra1 (27. Rb2 Bd7 28. Rc2 Rxc2 29. Bxc2 e5
    $11) 27... Qb4 28. Qd1 Rc3 29. Rc1 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2008.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Cirulis, Ilmars"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "1765"]
    [BlackElo "1775"]
    [PlyCount "89"]
    [EventDate "2008.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. a3 a5 5. b5 Bd6 6. Nf3 O-O 7. c4 Nbd7 8. d4 c5
    9. Nc3 Qe7 10. cxd5 exd5 11. dxc5 Nxc5 12. Nxd5 Nxd5 13. Qxd5 Be6 14. Qd4 f6
    15. Bc4 Rac8 16. Rd1 Rfd8 17. Qh4 Qf7 18. Bxe6 Nxe6 19. O-O Rc2 20. Rb1 Nc5 21.
    Bd4 Rc4 22. Rfd1 Ne6 23. Ra1 Bc5 24. Qe4 Qd7 25. Rd2 Nxd4 (25... Qd5 26. Qxd5
    Rxd5 27. Kf1 $14) 26. exd4 $16 Bf8 (26... Bxd4 $2 27. Rad1 (27. Nxd4 $6 Rxd4
    28. Rxd4 Qxd4 29. Qe6+ Kf8 $14) 27... Bxf2+ 28. Kxf2 Qxd2+ 29. Rxd2 (29. Nxd2
    $2 Rxe4 30. Nxe4 Rxd1 $19) 29... Rxe4 30. Rxd8+ Kf7 31. Rb8 $18) 27. a4 Re8 28.
    Qd3 Rec8 29. Qb3 Qf7 30. Qe3 Bb4 31. Rdd1 Re8 32. Qd3 Rc3 33. Qf5 Rec8 34. Nd2
    g6 35. Qf4 f5 36. Nf3 Rc2 37. Rdc1 Qa2 38. h3 Qb2 39. Rcb1 Qc3 40. Rd1 Re8 41.
    h4 Ree2 (41... Qc4 42. Rdc1 $16) 42. Qb8+ Bf8 43. Qxb7 Rxf2 44. Kh1 (44. Qd5+
    Kg7 45. Qe5+ Kg8 46. Kh1 Rxg2 47. Qd5+ Kh8 48. Rab1 $11) 44... Rxg2 $11 45.
    Rac1 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2016.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Cirulis, Ilmars"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "1905"]
    [BlackElo "1760"]
    [PlyCount "81"]
    [EventDate "2016.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. a3 d5 4. Bb2 a5 5. b5 Bd6 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c4 O-O 8. Be2
    dxc4 9. Bxc4 e5 10. d3 Qe7 11. Nbd2 Nb6 12. O-O Bd7 $146 (12... a4 13. Re1 Bg4
    14. h3 Bh5 15. e4 Rfe8 16. Ba2 Ra5 17. Nc4 Rxb5 18. Nxd6 cxd6 19. Bc3 Rc5 20.
    Bb4 Rc6 21. g4 Bg6 22. Rb1 Nfd7 23. Ba5 h5 24. Rb2 hxg4 25. hxg4 {
    1/2-1/2 Benassi,A (2290)-Andersen,J (2195)/WS/M/407 ICCF 2012}) (12... Bf5 13.
    e4 Bg4 14. Ba2 Rac8 15. h3 Bh5 16. d4 Nfd7 17. Qb3 Rcd8 18. dxe5 Nxe5 19. Nd4
    Bg6 20. Rac1 Nbd7 21. f4 Nc5 22. Qg3 Ned3 23. Nf5 Qd7 24. Bxg7 Rfe8 25. Ba1
    Nxc1 26. Rxc1 Nd3 27. Qg5 {
    rickdragon (2560)-bigart (2420)/net-chess.com 2013/1-0 (36)}) 13. a4 h6 (13...
    c6 14. Qb3 $11) 14. Bb3 Rfe8 15. Qe2 Be6 16. Bc2 Bg4 17. Rfc1 Bb4 18. Nf1 Nbd5
    (18... Nfd5 19. h3 Bc3 20. Bxc3 Nxc3 21. Qd2 Bxf3 22. Qxc3 $14) 19. Bb3 Bd6 20.
    h3 Bd7 21. N1d2 Bf5 {Black prepares the advance e4} (21... Nb6 22. d4 e4 23.
    Ne5 $11) 22. Nc4 $14 {The pressure on e5 grows} e4 23. Nxd6 Qxd6 24. dxe4 Bxe4
    25. Rd1 Rad8 26. Rac1 Rd7 (26... Qe7 27. Bd4 $14) 27. Nd2 $16 Bg6 28. Qe1 (28.
    Qf3 Bh5 29. g4 Bg6 30. Bxf6 Nxf6 31. Qxb7 Qb4 $16) 28... Qb4 29. Rc4 Qd6 30.
    Rd4 (30. Nf1 Bh5 31. f3 Qb6 $16) 30... c6 (30... c5 31. Nc4 Qe6 32. R4d2 $16)
    31. Nc4 $16 Qc7 (31... Qb4 32. Nxa5 Qxe1+ 33. Rxe1 cxb5 34. axb5 $18) 32. Qxa5
    Qb8 33. Qe1 Rde7 (33... Red8 34. f3 $18) 34. a5 (34. b6 Bh5 35. Rc1 Nf4 $18)
    34... Bh5 35. g4 (35. R1d2 Ne4 36. Rc2 Nc5 $16) 35... Bg6 $16 36. Nb6 (36. Ba4
    Rc8 $16) 36... Be4 (36... Nxb6 37. axb6 Nd5 38. Bxd5 cxd5 39. Rxd5 $18) 37.
    Nxd5 $18 Nxd5 38. Qe2 Re6 (38... Qc7 39. Qd2 $16) 39. Ra1 (39. Bc4 R6e7 $18)
    39... h5 (39... Qd6 40. a6 $18) 40. gxh5 $18 Re5 41. Rxd5 (41. Rxd5 Bxd5 42.
    Bxd5 (42. Bxe5 $6 Qxe5 43. Ra3 Qe7 44. Bxd5 Qxa3 45. bxc6 bxc6 $15) 42... Rxd5
    43. Qg4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2009.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Dineen, Thomas"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1860"]
    [BlackElo "1890"]
    [PlyCount "88"]
    [EventDate "2009.??.??"]
    
    1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b4 d5 3. Bb2 e6 4. a3 Nbd7 5. e3 a5 6. b5 Bd6 7. d4 O-O 8. Nbd2
    c5 9. dxc5 Nxc5 10. c4 Qe7 11. cxd5 $146 (11. Be2 Rd8 12. Qc2 Nfe4 13. O-O Bd7
    14. a4 Rac8 15. Qb1 g6 16. Rd1 Rc7 17. Qa2 b6 18. cxd5 Nxd2 19. Rxd2 exd5 20.
    Qxd5 Be6 21. Qd4 Bxh2+ 22. Kxh2 Rxd4 23. Rxd4 Nb3 24. Rad1 Nxd4 25. Bxd4 Rc2 {
    karoo54 (1650)-nandoxadrez (1805)/kurnik 2012/0-1 (32)}) 11... exd5 12. Be2 h6
    (12... Bg4 13. O-O $11) 13. O-O Be6 14. Nd4 Bd7 15. N2f3 a4 16. Rb1 Nce4 17.
    Qd3 Rfc8 (17... Nc5 18. Qc2 $11) 18. h3 Nc5 19. Qd1 Nfe4 20. Re1 (20. b6 Ng3
    21. Re1 Nxe2+ 22. Rxe2 Ra6 $15) 20... Rd8 (20... Re8 21. Nc2 $11) 21. Bf1 (21.
    Rc1 Rac8 $11) 21... Bc7 (21... Be6 22. Rc1 $11) 22. Re2 Rac8 (22... Bd6 23. Rc2
    $11) 23. Rc2 Qd6 24. g3 Re8 25. Bg2 Bd8 26. Ne1 Bg5 27. Re2 (27. g4 Bf6 $11)
    27... Nxg3 28. fxg3 Qxg3 29. Nec2 (29. Ndc2 Bxb5 30. Rf2 Bc4 $11) 29... Be7 (
    29... Bxh3 $142 $5 30. Kh1 Ne4 $15) 30. Qe1 Qg6 31. Nb4 Bxh3 32. Nxd5 Nd3 33.
    Nf4 (33. Qf1 $11) 33... Nxf4 (33... Nxe1 $5 34. Nxg6 Nxg2 35. Nxe7+ Rxe7 $11)
    34. exf4 $14 Bf8 35. f5 Qg4 36. Qd1 Re3 (36... Rxe2 37. Qxe2 Qxe2 38. Nxe2 Bxf5
    39. Rc1 (39. Bxb7 $2 Rc5 $19) 39... Rxc1+ 40. Bxc1 $11) 37. Rf2 $14 Qh4 38. Rf3
    (38. Qxa4 Bxg2 39. Rc2 Be4 40. Nf3 Rxc2 41. Qxc2 Rxf3 42. Bc1 Qe1+ 43. Kh2 Qg3+
    44. Kh1 Rf1#) (38. Bxb7 Rg3+ 39. Bg2 Bxg2 40. Rxg2 Rh3 $19) 38... Rce8 39. Bxh3
    (39. Rxh3 Re1+ 40. Qxe1 Rxe1+ 41. Rxe1 Qxe1+ 42. Bf1 Qd2 $19) 39... Re1+ 40.
    Qxe1 (40. Kg2 $142 $5 Rxd1 41. Rxd1 $15) 40... Rxe1+ $17 41. Rxe1 Qxe1+ 42. Bf1
    Qb1 43. Rf2 Bc5 44. Rd2 Qxf5 (44... Qxf5 45. Rd3 Qe6 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2008.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Leclerc, Sophie"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [BlackElo "1765"]
    [PlyCount "40"]
    [EventDate "2008.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Nf3 e6 3. a3 Nf6 4. Bb2 c5 5. bxc5 Bxc5 6. d4 Bd6 7. Nbd2 Nbd7 8.
    c4 b6 9. e3 O-O 10. Be2 Bb7 11. O-O Ne4 12. Bd3 f5 13. cxd5 (13. Rc1 Qf6 $11)
    13... Bxd5 (13... Nxd2 14. Qxd2 Bxd5 15. Qe2 $11) 14. Qe2 (14. Rc1 Nxd2 15.
    Nxd2 Qg5 $11) 14... Rc8 (14... Nxd2 15. Nxd2 (15. Qxd2 $2 Bxf3 16. gxf3 Bxh2+
    17. Kh1 Qg5 $19) 15... Rc8 16. f3 $11) 15. Rac1 (15. Nc4 Bc7 $11) 15... Qf6 16.
    Bb5 Qh6 17. h3 (17. Bxd7 Nxd2 18. Qxd2 Bxf3 $19) 17... Nxd2 18. Nxd2 (18. Qxd2
    $4 Bxf3 19. Be2 Rxc1 20. Rxc1 Bd5 $19) 18... Nf6 19. Bd3 (19. Nc4 Qg6 20. f3
    Bxc4 21. Bxc4 Nd5 $11) 19... Qg6 $15 20. Rxc8 $4 (20. Nf3 $142 $15) 20... Qxg2#
    (20... Rxc8 $6 21. Nf3 $15) 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2008.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Leclerc, Sophie"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [BlackElo "1765"]
    [PlyCount "40"]
    [EventDate "2008.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Nf3 e6 3. a3 Nf6 4. Bb2 c5 5. bxc5 Bxc5 6. d4 Bd6 7. Nbd2 Nbd7 8.
    c4 b6 9. e3 O-O 10. Be2 Bb7 11. O-O Ne4 $146 (11... Qe7 12. h3 Rfc8 13. Ne5 Ne4
    14. cxd5 Bxd5 15. Nxd7 Qxd7 16. Nxe4 Bxe4 17. Bd3 Qb7 18. Bxe4 Qxe4 19. Rc1
    Rxc1 20. Qxc1 Qb7 {1/2-1/2 Hansen,B-Houdek,V/corr 3GMM-17 1995}) 12. Bd3 f5 13.
    cxd5 Bxd5 14. Qe2 Rc8 (14... Nxd2 15. Nxd2 (15. Qxd2 $4 Bxf3 16. gxf3 Bxh2+ 17.
    Kh1 Rf6 $19) 15... Qh4 16. f4 $11) 15. Rac1 (15. Nc4 Be7 $11) 15... Qf6 16. Bb5
    Qh6 17. h3 Nxd2 18. Nxd2 (18. Qxd2 Bxf3 19. Bxd7 Qg6 $19) 18... Nf6 19. Bd3 (
    19. Nc4 Qg6 20. f3 Bg3 $11) 19... Qg6 $15 20. Rxc8 $4 (20. Nf3 $142 $15) 20...
    Qxg2# {mate} (20... Rxc8 $6 21. Nf3 $15) 0-1
    
    [Event "EM mem Koryto"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2004.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Makowski, Tomasz"]
    [Result "*"]
    [WhiteElo "1985"]
    [BlackElo "1895"]
    [PlyCount "51"]
    [EventDate "2004.??.??"]
    
    1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b4 e6 3. a3 d5 4. e3 Nbd7 5. Bb2 Bd6 6. c4 dxc4 7. Bxc4 O-O 8.
    O-O a5 9. b5 e5 10. d3 Qe7 11. Nbd2 Nb6 12. a4 Bf5 13. Qc2 Nfd7 14. Ne4 (14.
    Rfc1 Nc5 15. e4 Bg4 $11 (15... Nxc4 $143 16. Nxc4 (16. dxc4 $143 Bg4 $15) (16.
    Qxc4 $6 Be6 17. Qc2 Nd7 $11) 16... Be6 17. d4 (17. Ncxe5 $143 Nb3 $15) (17.
    Nxd6 $6 cxd6 18. Ra3 Rac8 $11) 17... exd4 18. e5 $16 (18. Nxd6 $6 cxd6 19. Nxd4
    Rac8 $11))) 14... Nxc4 15. Qxc4 (15. dxc4 $143 Bb4 16. Ne1 Nc5 $17) 15... Nb6 (
    15... Nf6 16. h3 $11) 16. Qc2 f6 17. Rfc1 Rfc8 18. Nfd2 Nd5 19. Nc4 Bb4 20. Ng3
    Bg6 21. e4 Nf4 22. d4 exd4 23. Bxd4 Re8 24. Qb3 Qf7 (24... Rad8 25. Be3 Rd3 26.
    Qa2 $11) 25. f3 Rad8 26. Qc2 *
    
    [Event "corr"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1998.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Nowak, Teodor"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2000"]
    [BlackElo "1800"]
    [PlyCount "95"]
    [EventDate "1998.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 e6 3. e3 Nf6 4. a3 Nbd7 5. c4 Be7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. cxd5 exd5 8.
    Be2 c5 9. bxc5 Bxc5 (9... Nxc5 10. O-O $11) 10. O-O Ng4 (10... Nb6 11. Qc2 Bd6
    12. Ng5 $11) 11. Qc2 Be7 12. h3 Nh6 13. Bd3 g6 14. Rc1 Bf6 (14... Nc5 15. Nc3
    Bf6 16. Nd1 Bxb2 17. Nxb2 $14) 15. Ra2 Bxb2 16. Rxb2 Qf6 17. Bb5 Nb6 18. Qc3
    Qxc3 19. Nxc3 (19. Rxc3 $143 a6 $15) 19... Be6 20. a4 Rac8 21. a5 Na8 22. Bd3
    Rc5 (22... b6 $5 $16) 23. Rxb7 Rxa5 24. Nb5 (24. Nd4 Rc8 $16) 24... a6 25. Nbd4
    Ra3 26. Bf1 (26. Ne5 Re8 $16) 26... Bf5 (26... Ra2 27. Rc6 $18) 27. Ra7 a5 (
    27... Be4 28. Ne5 Nb6 29. Rc6 $18) 28. Rc5 (28. Rc6 Ra2 $18) 28... Nb6 (28...
    Be4 29. Rcxa5 Rxa5 30. Rxa5 Bxf3 31. gxf3 $18) 29. Rcxa5 Rxa5 30. Rxa5 Be4 31.
    Ng5 Re8 (31... f6 32. Nge6 Re8 33. Rb5 $18) 32. Ra6 (32. Rb5 $5 Na8 $18) 32...
    Rb8 33. d3 Bf5 34. g4 (34. Ra7 Bd7 $18) 34... Bc8 35. Ra7 Rb7 36. Rxb7 Bxb7 37.
    Kg2 Nd7 38. Be2 Nc5 39. Nc2 d4+ 40. Bf3 f6 (40... dxe3 41. Bxb7 Nxb7 42. fxe3
    $18) 41. Bxb7 fxg5 (41... Nxb7 42. Ne6 dxe3 43. fxe3 $18) 42. Bd5+ Kf8 (42...
    Kg7 43. Nb4 $18) 43. Bc4 (43. Nxd4 $5 Nf7 44. Ne6+ Nxe6 45. Bxe6 Ne5 $18) 43...
    Nf7 (43... dxe3 44. fxe3 Nf7 45. Nb4 $18) 44. exd4 Nd7 45. Ne1 Nf6 46. Nf3 h6
    47. Ne5 Nd6 (47... Nh8 48. Kg3 $18) 48. Nxg6+ (48. Nxg6+ Ke8 49. Ne5 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "EM b4-05-22"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Azzoug, Sam"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "28"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bb2 e6 4. c4 dxc4 5. Na3 (5. a3 b5 $17) 5... Bxb4 6.
    Qa4+ Nc6 7. Nxc4 O-O 8. Qc2 Bd7 9. e3 Be7 10. Rd1 a6 (10... b5 11. Nce5 Nb4 12.
    Qb1 $17) 11. Ng5 g6 12. Be2 Nd5 13. Ne4 f5 14. Ng3 Ncb4 (14... Ncb4 15. Qb1 Ba4
    $17) 0-1
    
    [Event "Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1985.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Berens, J."]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "52"]
    [EventDate "1985.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. b5 a6 5. a4 Bd7 6. e3 Be7 7. c4 O-O 8. Be2 c6
    9. Qb3 dxc4 10. Bxc4 axb5 11. axb5 Rxa1 12. Bxa1 cxb5 13. Bxb5 Qb6 14. Nc3 Bc6
    15. Ke2 Nbd7 16. Rb1 Nc5 17. Qb2 Rd8 (17... Ra8 18. Kf1 $15) 18. Bxc6 $11 Qxb2
    (18... Qxc6 $142 $5 19. d4 Na4 20. Qxb7 Nxc3+ 21. Bxc3 Qc4+ 22. Kd2 Nd5 $11)
    19. Rxb2 bxc6 20. Rb6 (20. Nd4 Bd6 $16) 20... Ra8 (20... Nd3 21. Rb7 Bc5 22.
    Ng5 Nc1+ 23. Kd1 $14) 21. Bb2 $14 Ra6 22. Rb8+ Bf8 23. Ne5 Ncd7 24. Nxd7 Nxd7
    25. Rd8 Ra7 26. Ne4 c5 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2010.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Nookala, Kamesh"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1875"]
    [BlackElo "1780"]
    [PlyCount "30"]
    [EventDate "2010.??.??"]
    
    1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b4 d5 3. Bb2 Bg4 4. a3 a5 (4... Nbd7 5. e3 c6 6. c4 e6 7. h3 Bh5
    8. Be2 h6 9. cxd5 exd5 10. O-O Bd6 11. Nd4 Bg6 12. d3 O-O 13. Nd2 Re8 14. N2b3
    Rc8 15. Na5 Bb8 16. Qd2 Re7 17. Rac1 Qc7 18. g3 Rce8 19. Naxc6 {
    Pesotsky,V (2315)-Morev,I (2265)/King's Gambit B, Lipetsk RUS 2009/0-1 (32)}) (
    4... e6 5. h3 Bxf3 6. gxf3 a5 7. b5 Be7 8. e3 Qd6 9. Be2 Nbd7 10. Rg1 O-O 11.
    f4 e5 12. f5 Nc5 13. Nc3 d4 14. Na2 Rfd8 15. d3 dxe3 16. fxe3 Na4 17. Bc1 e4
    18. d4 Qh2 19. Kd2 {pc4fun-Fritz 11/0-1}) 5. b5 $146 (5. Ne5 Bh5 (5... Bf5 6.
    e3 Nbd7 7. g4 Nxe5 8. gxf5 Nc4 9. Bxc4 dxc4 10. Nc3 Qd7 11. Qf3 c6 12. Ne4 axb4
    13. axb4 Rxa1+ 14. Bxa1 Qd5 15. Nxf6+ exf6 16. Qxd5 cxd5 17. Rg1 Ke7 18. Ke2 g6
    19. Bd4 gxf5 20. Ra1 {Fritz 6-Crafty 19.01/1/2-1/2 (50)}) 6. d4 axb4 7. axb4
    Rxa1 8. Bxa1 e6 9. b5 Ne4 10. Qd3 c5 11. Bc3 Qf6 12. Qe3 Bd6 13. Nf3 Bf4 14.
    Qd3 Nxc3 15. Qxc3 Bxf3 16. exf3 Qxd4 17. Bd3 Qxc3+ 18. Nxc3 Bc7 19. O-O c4 {
    EXchess 3.11-Crafty 19.01/0-1 (44)}) (5. Ne5 Bh5 $11) 5... Nbd7 6. e3 e5 7. h3
    Bxf3 8. Qxf3 Bd6 9. d3 O-O (9... e4 10. Qd1 $15) 10. Be2 $11 c6 11. Nc3 Re8 {
    Black plans e4} (11... Qb6 12. O-O $15) 12. O-O $11 e4 13. Qf5 Re5 (13... h6
    14. h4 $11) 14. Qf4 Ne8 (14... Qe7 15. dxe4 Rh5 16. e5 Bxe5 17. Qf3 $17) 15.
    bxc6 (15. dxe4 Rxe4 16. Qf3 Ne5 $19) 15... bxc6 (15... bxc6 16. Qh2 Rb8 $17)
    0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2015.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Boucq, Romain"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "1805"]
    [BlackElo "1805"]
    [PlyCount "59"]
    [EventDate "2015.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 d5 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. c4 c6 $146 (4... e6 5. c5 (5. cxd5 exd5 6. e3
    Nbd7 7. b5 Bb4 8. Be2 O-O 9. O-O Nc5 10. Qc2 Qe7 11. a3 Ba5 12. Rc1 Nce4 13. d3
    Nd6 14. Qa4 Bb6 15. Nc3 h5 16. h3 Bd7 17. Qf4 Rfe8 18. Na4 Bxb5 19. Nxb6 axb6 {
    rcm06 (2195)-marekt (1995)/gameknot.com 2014/1/2-1/2 (55)}) 5... b6 6. Ne5 Bh5
    7. Qa4+ Nbd7 8. e3 bxc5 9. Nc6 Qc8 10. Ba6 Nb6 11. Qb5 Qd7 12. bxc5 Nc8 13. Qb7
    Bxc5 14. Ne5 Qe7 15. Bb5+ {1-0 marekt-colinwebb/ChessWorld.net 2004}) (4...
    Bxf3 5. exf3 Nbd7 6. c5 g6 7. Bxf6 Nxf6 8. d4 Bg7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Bd3 Re8 11.
    O-O e5 12. dxe5 Rxe5 13. Rc1 c6 14. Re1 Qc7 15. Bb1 Rae8 16. Rxe5 Rxe5 17. Ne2
    Rh5 18. Ng3 Re5 19. h3 {bluepiramid2 (1725)-nerad/kurnik 2012/1/2-1/2 (54)}) (
    4... dxc4 5. Ne5 $15) 5. cxd5 $11 cxd5 (5... Bxf3 6. exf3 Nxd5 7. Nc3 $11) 6.
    Ne5 Qb6 (6... Bf5 7. e3 $11) 7. Nxg4 $14 Nxg4 8. e3 Nf6 9. Bd4 Qxb4 10. Nc3 Nc6
    (10... Qd6 11. Rb1 e5 12. Qa4+ Nbd7 13. Rxb7 $16) 11. Rb1 Qa5 12. Bxf6 exf6 (
    12... gxf6 $5 13. Rxb7 a6 $14) 13. Rxb7 $16 Bb4 (13... a6 14. Qh5 Nd8 15. Rb1
    $18) 14. Bb5 $18 O-O 15. Bxc6 (15. Nxd5 Nd8 16. Ba6 Bd6 (16... Qxd5 $6 17. Rxb4
    Qxg2 18. Ke2 $11) (16... Nxb7 $6 17. Bxb7 Rab8 18. Nxb4 Rxb7 19. Nc2 $19) 17.
    Nxf6+ gxf6 18. Qg4+ Kh8 $15) 15... Bxc3 16. Rb3 (16. dxc3 Qxc3+ 17. Qd2 Qxc6
    $15) 16... Rab8 $2 (16... Be5 $142 17. Bxa8 Rxa8 $18) 17. dxc3 Rxb3 (17... Qxa2
    18. Rxb8 Rxb8 19. O-O $18) 18. Qxb3 Rc8 19. O-O (19. Bxd5 $6 Rxc3 20. Bxf7+ Kf8
    $11) 19... g6 20. Bxd5 Rxc3 21. Bxf7+ Kg7 22. Qe6 Rc7 23. Be8 Qa3 (23... Qe5
    24. Bd7 $18) 24. Qd5 (24. Bc6 Qe7 25. Qd5 f5 $18) 24... Rc1 (24... Qc5 25. Qd2
    $18) 25. Qf7+ Kh6 26. Bb5 (26. Qxf6 $142 Rxf1+ 27. Kxf1 Qd3+ 28. Ke1 Qb1+ 29.
    Ke2 Qxa2+ 30. Kf3 Qd5+ 31. e4 Qh5+ 32. Ke3 Qc5+ 33. Kd3 Qa3+ 34. Ke2 Qc5 $18)
    26... a5 (26... f5 27. g3 $18) 27. Qxf6 Rxf1+ 28. Bxf1 Qxa2 (28... Qc5 29. h4
    Qb4 $18) 29. Qf8+ Kh5 (29... Kg5 30. Qf4+ Kh5 31. g4+ Kh4 32. f3 Qg2+ 33. Kxg2
    a4 34. Qh6#) 30. h3 (30. h3 Qd5 31. Be2+ Qf3 32. Bxf3+ Kg5 33. Qf4#) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-90-57"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Bakkers, Max"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "67"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e6 2. Bb2 d5 3. e3 Nf6 4. a3 Bd6 5. f4 Nbd7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. c4 (7. Be2 c5
    $11) 7... b6 (7... dxc4 8. Bxc4 Nb6 9. Be2 $15) 8. d4 Bb7 (8... c5 9. Bc3 $15)
    9. c5 $11 Be7 10. Bd3 c6 11. O-O a5 12. Nc3 b5 (12... axb4 13. axb4 Rxa1 14.
    Qxa1 $11) 13. bxa5 (13. Ne5 axb4 14. axb4 Rxa1 15. Qxa1 Qe8 $14) 13... Rxa5 $11
    14. Na2 (14. Ne5 Qc7 $11) 14... Qc7 15. Nb4 Rfa8 {
    Attacking the isolated pawn on a3} 16. Ne5 Bf8 17. Qf3 g6 18. g4 Bg7 19. Rad1
    Rf8 20. h4 (20. g5 Nh5 $11) 20... Raa8 21. Qh3 Nxe5 22. fxe5 Ne4 23. Bxe4 dxe4
    24. g5 h6 25. h5 (25. Qg4 hxg5 26. Qxe4 gxh4 27. Qxh4 Qd8 $14) 25... Qe7 (25...
    hxg5 $143 26. hxg6 fxg6 27. Qxe6+ Kh7 28. Qg4 $16) 26. Rf6 (26. gxh6 Qg5+ 27.
    Kh2 Qxh6 28. hxg6 fxg6 (28... Qxg6 $143 29. Rf4 f5 30. exf6 Rxf6 31. Rg1 $16)
    29. Rxf8+ Rxf8 $11) 26... Kh7 27. Rd2 Rh8 (27... Bxf6 28. exf6 Qc7 29. hxg6+
    Kxg6 30. Qxh6+ Kf5 31. Rf2+ Kg4 32. Rg2+ Qg3 33. Rxg3+ Kxg3 $18) 28. hxg6+ $16
    fxg6 29. Rxe6 Qxg5+ $2 (29... Qd7 $142 30. Rh2 h5 $16) 30. Rg2 $18 Qf5 $2 (
    30... Qd8 $18) 31. Qxf5 gxf5 32. Re7 (32. Nxc6 $6 Rhg8 $18) 32... Rhg8 33. Rxb7
    Rac8 34. d5 (34. d5 cxd5 35. Nxd5 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr 3GMMsemi-05"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Hind, Alan"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "38"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. Nf3 e6 4. a3 c5 5. b5 Bd6 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c4 b6 8. cxd5
    exd5 9. Bd3 O-O 10. O-O Re8 11. Qc2 Bb7 12. Bf5 g6 13. Bh3 d4 14. Ne1 (14. exd4
    Bxf3) 14... dxe3 (14... a6 15. a4 $17) 15. fxe3 $15 Ne5 16. Nc3 Bc7 17. Ne2 Ne4
    (17... a6 $5 $15) 18. d4 $11 Qg5 19. Bc1 Ng4 (19... Ng4 20. Nf3 Qh5 $15 (20...
    Nxe3 $143 21. Qd3 Bxh2+ 22. Nxh2 $16)) *
    
    [Event "corr or01-012 E-mail"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Deneuville, Christian"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "66"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. a3 d5 3. Bb2 e6 4. Nf3 c5 5. bxc5 $11 Bxc5 6. e3 Nc6 7. Ne5 (7.
    Be2 O-O $11) 7... O-O $15 8. Bd3 (8. Qf3 Ne4 $15) 8... Bd6 (8... Nxe5 9. Bxe5
    Bd6 10. Bxd6 Qxd6 11. f4 $15) 9. f4 Bxe5 10. fxe5 Nd7 11. O-O (11. Qg4 Qc7 12.
    Qh4 h6 $11) 11... Qg5 $15 12. Rf3 Ndxe5 13. Rg3 Qf6 14. Bxh7+ Kxh7 15. Rh3+ Kg8
    16. Qh5 Qh6 17. Bxe5 Qxh5 (17... Nxe5 $143 18. Qxe5 f6 19. Qg3 $11) 18. Rxh5 f6
    (18... Nxe5 19. Rxe5 f6 20. Rh5 $15) 19. Bd6 (19. Bc7 g6 20. Rh6 Kg7 $15) 19...
    Rd8 20. Bc7 Rd7 21. Bg3 e5 22. Nc3 d4 23. Ne4 (23. exd4 Rxd4 (23... Nxd4 $143
    24. Ra2 $15) 24. d3 Bg4 $15) 23... dxe3 $17 24. dxe3 b6 25. Be1 (25. Kf2 Bb7
    26. Bh4 Ne7 27. Nxf6+ gxf6 28. Bxf6 Ng6 $19) 25... Bb7 26. Nf2 (26. Rb1 Rad8
    $17) 26... Rc8 (26... Rad8 27. Rb1 $17) 27. Rd1 Rxd1 28. Nxd1 Na5 29. Bxa5 Rxc2
    30. Bb4 a5 (30... Bxg2 $6 31. Rf5 $14) 31. Bc3 Rc1 (31... Bxg2 $143 32. Rf5 $14
    ) 32. Kf2 Rxd1 33. Ke2 Rg1 (33... Rg1 34. Bd2 Ra1 $19 (34... Bxg2 $6 35. Kf2
    Rd1 36. Bc3 $19)) 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2008.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Pech, Jaroslav"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [BlackElo "1765"]
    [PlyCount "52"]
    [EventDate "2008.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. Nf3 e6 4. a3 c5 5. bxc5 Bxc5 6. e3 O-O 7. c4 b6 8. d4
    Bd6 9. Nc3 Bb7 10. Rc1 Nbd7 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. Nb5 Be7 13. Bd3 N7f6 14. O-O a6
    15. Nc3 Nxc3 (15... Rc8 16. Ne2 $11) 16. Rxc3 Qd5 17. Re1 Rfc8 18. e4 Qa5 {
    The isolani on a3 becomes a target} 19. Qd2 Rxc3 20. Bxc3 Qxa3 21. Ra1 Qb3 22.
    d5 Rc8 (22... exd5 $143 23. Nd4 Nxe4 24. Bxe4 $16 (24. Nxb3 $6 Nxd2 25. Nxd2
    Rc8 $11)) 23. Bxf6 Bxf6 24. Rb1 Qa3 25. Rxb6 Qc1+ (25... Rc7 26. dxe6 fxe6 27.
    Rxe6 $11) 26. Bf1 (26. Qxc1 Rxc1+ 27. Bf1 Bc8 $14) 26... Qxd2 (26... Qxd2 27.
    Nxd2 Ba8 28. dxe6 a5 $16) *
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2008.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Pech, Jaroslav"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [BlackElo "1765"]
    [PlyCount "52"]
    [EventDate "2008.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. Nf3 e6 4. a3 c5 5. bxc5 Bxc5 6. e3 O-O 7. c4 b6 8. d4
    Bd6 9. Nc3 (9. Nbd2 Ba6 10. Bd3 Nc6 11. O-O Na5 12. Qe2 Rc8 13. cxd5 Bxd3 14.
    Qxd3 exd5 15. Ne5 Qc7 16. Rfc1 Qb7 17. Bc3 Nc6 18. f4 Rc7 19. Rf1 Rfc8 20. Bb2
    b5 21. Rf2 Na5 22. Ndf3 Ne4 23. Re2 f6 {
    Abatzidis,S (1935)-Melas,R (2130)/ch-CYP Open 2015/0-1 (31)}) 9... Bb7 10. Rc1
    $146 (10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Nxd5 (11. Nb5 Be7 12. Bd3 a6 13. Nc3 Nxc3 14. Bxc3 Nd7
    15. O-O Rc8 16. Qd2 Bxf3 17. gxf3 a5 18. f4 Bd6 19. Bb2 Qh4 20. Qe2 Rc7 21.
    Rfc1 Rfc8 22. Qf3 Nf6 23. Rxc7 Rxc7 24. Qg3 Qh6 25. h3 Nd5 {
    Wysocki,J-Grazinys,V/IECC 1998/1/2-1/2 (32)}) 11... Bxd5 12. Bd3 f5 13. Qe2 Qf6
    14. Rc1 Qg6 15. O-O Nd7 16. Bc4 Be4 17. Rc3 a6 18. a4 b5 19. axb5 Nb6 20. bxa6
    Nxc4 21. Qxc4 Bxf3 22. g3 Rf6 23. Ra1 Qh5 24. h4 Qg4 {
    Schulz,H-Woelfelschneider,P/TT-04.08 TSC 2002/0-1}) 10... Nbd7 11. cxd5 Nxd5
    12. Nb5 Be7 13. Bd3 N7f6 14. O-O a6 15. Nc3 Nxc3 (15... Rc8 16. Ne2 $11) 16.
    Rxc3 Qd5 17. Re1 Rfc8 18. e4 Qa5 {The isolani on a3 becomes a target} 19. Qd2
    Rxc3 20. Bxc3 Qxa3 21. Ra1 Qb3 22. d5 Rc8 (22... exd5 $143 23. Nd4 Nxe4 24.
    Bxe4 $16 (24. Nxb3 $6 Nxd2 25. Nxd2 b5 $11)) 23. Bxf6 Bxf6 24. Rb1 Qa3 25. Rxb6
    Qc1+ (25... Rc1+ 26. Bf1 Qa1 27. Qd3 $16) 26. Bf1 Qxd2 (26... Qxd2 27. Nxd2 Ba8
    28. dxe6 a5 $16) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1985.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Jezierski, B."]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "57"]
    [EventDate "1985.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 Bd7 5. c4 c6 6. a4 a6 7. Nc3 dxc4 8. Bxc4
    axb5 9. axb5 Rxa1 10. Qxa1 Be7 (10... cxb5 11. Bxb5 Be7 12. Nf3 $11) 11. Nf3
    O-O 12. O-O Qc7 (12... Ne8 13. d4 $11) 13. h3 cxb5 $11 14. Bxb5 Nc6 (14... Bc6
    15. Bxc6 Nxc6 16. Nb5 $11) 15. d4 b6 (15... Rc8 16. Rc1 $11) 16. Rc1 Qb8 (16...
    Rc8 $142 $11) 17. Ne5 (17. Ba3 $142 $14) 17... Nxe5 $17 18. dxe5 Qxe5 19. Bxd7
    Nxd7 20. Ne2 (20. Rd1 Rd8 21. Nd5 Qg5 22. Nxe7+ Qxe7 23. Bxg7 f6 $14) 20... Qg5
    (20... Qh5 21. Nd4 Ne5 22. Qa6 $15) 21. Rc7 (21. Nd4 Nc5 $17) 21... Rd8 22. Nd4
    Nb8 $4 (22... Bd6 $142 23. Ra7 Qd5 $17) 23. Nf3 $18 Qd5 24. Rxe7 Nc6 25. Rc7
    Nb4 $2 (25... Qd6 26. Be5 Nxe5 27. Qxe5 Qxe5 28. Nxe5 f6 $18) 26. Bxg7 Qd1+ 27.
    Kh2 Qxa1 28. Bxa1 Nd5 (28... Nd3 29. Ng5 Rf8 30. Ne4 $18) 29. Rb7 (29. Rb7 h5
    30. e4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "TT-19 ETC"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Felkel, Siegfried"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "79"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e6 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. b5 a6 4. a4 d5 5. e3 Be7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. c4 (7. Be2 Nbd7
    $11) 7... axb5 (7... Nbd7 8. bxa6 bxa6 9. Nc3 $15) 8. axb5 Rxa1 9. Bxa1 Nbd7
    10. Qc2 (10. d4 Ne4 $11) 10... Bd6 (10... c5 11. bxc6 bxc6 12. Be2 $11) 11. d4
    dxc4 12. Bxc4 Nb6 13. Be2 (13. Bd3 Nbd5 $11) 13... Nfd5 (13... Nbd5 14. O-O $11
    ) 14. Nbd2 Bd7 15. O-O Qe8 {Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn} 16. Qb3 f5 (
    16... Qe7 17. Ne4 $11) 17. Ne5 (17. Nc4 Nxc4 18. Bxc4 Nb6 $11) 17... Bb4 18.
    Nxd7 Qxd7 19. Nf3 Ra8 20. Ne5 Qe8 (20... Qe7 21. Bf3 $11) 21. Qc2 Bd6 22. Rc1 (
    22. Rd1 Nb4 23. Qb1 Qe7 $11) 22... Nb4 23. Qb1 (23. Qb3 N4d5 $11) 23... N4d5 (
    23... N6d5 24. Bb2 $11) 24. g3 (24. Rd1 Rd8 $11) 24... Nd7 (24... Qe7 25. Bf3
    $11) 25. Bb2 N7f6 26. Qd3 (26. Nc4 Qxb5 27. Nxd6 Qxe2 28. Nxb7 Ne4 $17) 26...
    Ne4 27. f3 Ng5 28. h4 (28. Ra1 Rxa1+ 29. Bxa1 Qa8 $11) 28... Nf7 29. e4 fxe4 (
    29... Nb4 30. Qb3 fxe4 31. fxe4 $14) 30. fxe4 Nb6 (30... Nb4 31. Qc4 Nd8 32.
    Bc3 Bxe5 33. dxe5 $16) 31. Bh5 (31. Nxf7 Qxf7 (31... Kxf7 $2 32. e5 Kg8 33.
    exd6 cxd6 34. Bg4 $18) 32. Rf1 Qe7 $14) 31... Bxe5 $11 32. dxe5 Na4 (32... Rc8
    33. Bd4 $14) 33. Bd4 $14 Qd7 34. Qc4 Nb6 (34... Nd8 35. Rf1 Qe7 36. Rf2 $11)
    35. Bxf7+ Qxf7 36. Bxb6 (36. Qxc7 Qg6 37. Bf2 Rc8 38. Qxc8+ Nxc8 39. Rxc8+ Kf7
    40. Rc7+ Kg8 41. Rc8+ Kf7 42. Rc7+ Ke8 43. Rxb7 Qxe4 44. Rxg7 Qb1+ 45. Kh2 Qb2
    $11) 36... cxb6 $16 37. Qc8+ Rxc8 38. Rxc8+ Qf8 39. Rxf8+ Kxf8 40. Kf2 (40. g4
    Kf7 $16) 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1966.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Grzelak, R."]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "63"]
    [EventDate "1966.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 a6 5. a4 axb5 6. axb5 Rxa1 7. Bxa1 c5 8. c4
    Nbd7 9. Nf3 Bd6 10. Nc3 O-O 11. Be2 (11. cxd5 exd5 12. Be2 Re8 $15) 11... dxc4
    12. Bxc4 Nb6 13. Be2 e5 14. Qc2 Bg4 (14... Qe7 15. d3 $15) 15. O-O (15. Ne4 Re8
    $15) 15... Qd7 (15... Qe7 16. h3 Bh5 17. d3 $11) 16. Rd1 (16. d3 Ra8 $11) 16...
    Nbd5 (16... Ra8 17. d3 $11) 17. Nxd5 Nxd5 18. Qe4 (18. h3 Nb4 19. Qe4 Bxf3 20.
    Qxf3 Re8 $11) 18... Nf6 $15 19. Qc4 Qc7 20. h3 Be6 21. Qc2 (21. Qc3 Ra8 $11)
    21... h6 (21... Bd5 22. d4 exd4 23. exd4 $15) 22. Rc1 (22. b6 Qxb6 23. Bxe5
    Bxe5 24. Nxe5 Bd5 $11) 22... Qb8 (22... Ra8 23. Bc4 Bxc4 24. Qxc4 $11) 23. d3 (
    23. Bc4 Bxc4 24. Qxc4 Re8 $11) 23... Nd7 (23... Nd5 24. Bb2 $11) 24. Nd2 (24.
    d4 exd4 25. exd4 Rc8 $11) 24... f5 (24... Qc7 25. Bf3 $11) 25. Nc4 $14 Be7 (
    25... b6 26. d4 exd4 27. Nxd6 Qxd6 28. exd4 $14) 26. d4 (26. Bf3 Bg5 $14) 26...
    cxd4 27. exd4 exd4 (27... e4 28. d5 Bxd5 29. Ne3 $14) 28. Bxd4 $14 Bf6 29. Bxf6
    Nxf6 30. Ne3 (30. Bd3 Qf4 $11) 30... Rc8 31. Qb2 (31. Bc4 Kh8 32. Bxe6 Rxc2 33.
    Rxc2 Qe5 34. Bxf5 g5 $14 (34... Qxb5 $2 35. Rc8+ Ng8 36. Be6 $18)) 31... Ne4 $2
    (31... Rxc1+ $142 32. Qxc1 Qe5 $11) 32. Nc2 $4 (32. Bc4 $142 Rxc4 33. Nxc4 $18
    (33. Rxc4 $6 Bxc4 34. Nxc4 Qe8 $11)) *
    
    [Event "Ostroda"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Szymczyk, Marek"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "44"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. Nf3 e6 4. b5 a6 5. a4 axb5 6. axb5 Rxa1 7. Bxa1 c5 8. e3
    Be7 9. c4 O-O 10. Be2 b6 11. d3 Bb7 12. O-O Nbd7 13. Nbd2 Qc7 14. h3 (14. cxd5
    Nxd5 15. Nc4 Ra8 $11) 14... Ra8 $15 15. Qc2 h6 16. Rc1 e5 17. cxd5 Nxd5 18. d4
    exd4 19. Bxd4 Bf6 (19... cxd4 {Exploits the pin} 20. Qxc7 {A double attack})
    20. Qb2 (20. Bxf6 N7xf6 21. Bc4 Nb4 $11) 20... Bxd4 $15 21. Qxd4 $4 (21. exd4
    $142 Re8 22. Bc4 $11) 21... cxd4 $19 22. Rxc7 Nxc7 (22... Nxc7 23. Nxd4 Ra2 $19
    ) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Wilk"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "59"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 d5 3. e3 e6 4. b5 a6 5. a4 axb5 6. axb5 Rxa1 7. Bxa1 c5 8. Nf3
    Bd6 9. c4 Nbd7 (9... O-O 10. d4 $11) 10. d3 (10. d4 cxd4 11. Bxd4 O-O $11)
    10... dxc4 (10... O-O 11. Be2 $11) 11. dxc4 Qe7 12. Bd3 O-O 13. O-O e5 14. e4
    Rd8 (14... Nb6 15. Nc3 $11) 15. Nc3 Nb6 16. h3 (16. Re1 Bg4 $11) 16... h5 (
    16... Qd7 $5 $11) 17. Re1 $14 {White fights for the Initiative} Bc7 (17... Nbd7
    18. Nd5 Qe6 19. Ng5 $16) 18. Nd5 $16 Nbxd5 19. exd5 Re8 (19... Nd7 20. Bf5 $18)
    20. Nxe5 Qd6 21. Nf3 Rxe1+ (21... Bd7 22. Rxe8+ Nxe8 23. Be5 $18) 22. Qxe1 Bd7
    (22... Kf8 23. Qe3 $18) 23. Qe5 (23. Qe3 Ne8 $18) 23... Qxe5 24. Nxe5 b6 (24...
    Kf8 25. Kf1 $18) 25. Kf1 (25. f4 g6 $18) 25... Kf8 26. Ke2 g5 (26... Bc8 27.
    Nc6 $18) 27. Nf3 (27. Nxd7+ $6 Nxd7 28. Ke3 Be5 29. Bxe5 Nxe5 $18) 27... g4 (
    27... Ke7 28. Nxg5 Ne8 29. Nf3 $18) 28. Bxf6 gxf3+ 29. Kxf3 Ke8 30. Ke4 (30.
    Ke4 Bd8 31. Bxd8 Kxd8 32. Kf4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1967.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Grzelak, Romuald"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "63"]
    [EventDate "1967.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. Nf3 Bd6 6. c4 Nbd7 7. Be2 a6 8. a4
    axb5 9. axb5 Rxa1 10. Bxa1 O-O 11. Nc3 dxc4 12. Bxc4 Nb6 13. Be2 e5 14. Qc2 (
    14. d3 Qe7 $15) 14... Bg4 (14... Re8 15. O-O $15) 15. O-O Qd7 16. Rd1 Nbd5 (
    16... Ra8 17. h3 Bh5 18. Bb2 $11) 17. Nxd5 Nxd5 18. Qe4 (18. h3 Nb4 19. Qe4
    Bxf3 20. Qxf3 Re8 $14) 18... Nf6 $15 19. Qc4 Qc7 20. h3 Be6 21. Qc2 (21. Qc3
    Ra8 $11) 21... h6 (21... Bd5 22. d4 exd4 23. exd4 $15) 22. Rc1 (22. Bc4 Bxc4
    23. Qxc4 Ra8 $11) 22... Qb8 (22... Ra8 23. Bc4 Bxc4 24. Qxc4 $11) 23. d3 (23.
    Bc4 Bxc4 24. Qxc4 Re8 $11) 23... Nd7 (23... Nd5 24. Nd2 $11) 24. Nd2 (24. d4
    exd4 25. exd4 Rc8 $11) 24... f5 (24... b6 25. Bf3 $11) 25. Nc4 Be7 26. d4 (26.
    Bf3 Bg5 $14) 26... cxd4 27. exd4 exd4 (27... e4 28. Ne3 Nb6 29. d5 $11) 28.
    Bxd4 $14 Bf6 29. Bxf6 Nxf6 30. Ne3 (30. Bd3 Qf4 $14) 30... Rc8 31. Qb2 (31. Bc4
    Kh8 32. Bxe6 Rxc2 33. Rxc2 Qe5 34. Bxf5 g5 $14 (34... Qxb5 $2 35. Rc8+ Ng8 36.
    Be6 $18)) 31... Ne4 $4 (31... Rxc1+ $142 32. Qxc1 Qd6 $11) 32. Nc2 $4 (32. Bc4
    $142 Rxc4 33. Nxc4 $18 (33. Rxc4 $6 Bxc4 34. Nxc4 Qf4 $11)) 0-1
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Babiak, J."]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "43"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 e6 3. b5 a6 4. a4 d5 5. e3 axb5 6. axb5 Rxa1 7. Bxa1 c6 8. c4
    Bd6 9. Nf3 O-O 10. Be2 dxc4 11. Bxc4 cxb5 12. Bxb5 Bd7 13. Bxd7 Nbxd7 14. O-O
    b5 15. d4 Qa8 16. Nbd2 Rb8 17. Qb1 Nd5 18. Nb3 b4 19. Rc1 Rc8 20. Rxc8+ Qxc8
    21. Ng5 Bf8 $4 (21... N5f6 $142 $11) 22. Qxh7# 1-0
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Czaban, Czeslaw"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "77"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 a6 5. a4 axb5 6. axb5 Rxa1 7. Bxa1 c6 8. c4
    Be7 9. Nf3 dxc4 (9... O-O 10. Be5 Nbd7 11. d4 $15) 10. Bxc4 $11 cxb5 11. Bxb5+
    Bd7 12. Qa4 (12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Bxd7+ Nxd7 $11) 12... O-O 13. O-O Bxb5 14. Qxb5
    Qd5 15. Qb2 Nbd7 (15... Rc8 16. Nc3 Qd7 17. Rb1 $11) 16. Nc3 Qc6 17. Nd4 Qa6
    18. Rb1 Rb8 19. Ndb5 Bf8 20. d4 Qc6 21. Rc1 Qa6 (21... Nb6 22. Qc2 $11) 22. Qb3
    Rc8 23. Bb2 Qa5 24. Kf1 (24. Ra1 Qb6 $14) 24... Qb4 $11 25. Qxb4 Bxb4 26. Ke2
    Nb6 27. Na2 Rxc1 28. Bxc1 Be7 29. f3 Kf8 30. e4 h6 31. Bf4 Nc8 (31... g5 32.
    Bc7 Nc4 33. Kd3 Nb2+ 34. Kc3 Nd1+ 35. Kd2 $11) 32. Kd3 Ke8 33. Nac3 Kd7 34. d5
    exd5 35. exd5 Nd6 36. Nxd6 Bxd6 37. Bxd6 Kxd6 38. Kd4 Nd7 39. f4 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Blazynski, Jerzy"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "73"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 b6 5. Nf3 $11 Bd6 6. c4 Bb7 (6... a6 7. Be5
    $15) 7. Be2 (7. cxd5 exd5 8. Nd4 Bc8 $11) 7... Nbd7 (7... dxc4 8. Na3 $11) 8.
    O-O O-O 9. Qc2 (9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. d4 a6 $15) 9... Re8 (9... a6 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11.
    a4 $15) 10. a4 (10. cxd5 exd5 11. Ba3 Nb8 $11) 10... a5 11. Nc3 (11. d4 dxc4
    12. Nbd2 Bd5 $11) 11... Bb4 (11... dxc4 12. h3 $15) 12. d3 (12. cxd5 exd5 13.
    Rac1 Rc8 $14) 12... Nc5 (12... dxc4 13. Rad1 $11) 13. Na2 (13. cxd5 Nxd5 14.
    Na2 Nd7 $16) 13... Qd6 (13... dxc4 $5 14. Nxb4 axb4 15. Qxc4 Nxa4 $11) 14. Be5
    Qe7 15. d4 Nce4 16. cxd5 Bd6 17. dxe6 Qxe6 18. Bc4 Bd5 (18... Qg4 19. h3 Qg6
    20. Bd3 $16) 19. Bxd5 Qxd5 20. h3 (20. Rac1 Ba3 21. Rcd1 Bd6 $16) 20... Rac8
    21. Rfd1 (21. Nc3 Nxc3 22. Qxc3 Nd7 $16) 21... c5 (21... c6 22. Rac1 Ba3 23.
    bxc6 Bxc1 24. Rxc1 $14) 22. Bxd6 (22. dxc5 Qxc5 23. Qxc5 Bxc5 $16 (23... Rxc5
    24. Bxd6 (24. Rxd6 $6 Nxd6 25. Bxd6 Rc4 $18) 24... Rc2 25. Nd4 $18)) 22... Qxd6
    $14 23. dxc5 Qxc5 (23... Rxc5 24. Qd3 Qxd3 25. Rxd3 $15) 24. Qxc5 $16 Rxc5 25.
    Nd4 (25. Rac1 Rec8 $16) 25... Rc4 26. Rdc1 (26. f3 Nc5 27. Kf2 $11) 26... Rxa4
    $11 27. Rc2 Nc5 28. Rac1 g6 (28... Nd3 29. Nc3 Ra3 30. Rd1 Nxf2 31. Kxf2 Rxc3
    32. Rxc3 Ne4+ 33. Kf3 Nxc3 34. Rc1 $17) 29. Nc3 Rc4 $2 (29... Ra3 $142 $11) 30.
    Nd5 $1 $18 Nxd5 31. Rxc4 a4 32. Nc2 (32. Kf1 Nd3 33. Ra1 Nc5 $18) 32... Ra8 33.
    Na3 Nc7 34. Rxc5 (34. Rd4 Ra5 35. Rd8+ Kg7 $16) 34... bxc5 $16 35. Rxc5 {
    The passed pawn on b5 quickly leads to threats} Ne6 36. Rc6 Kf8 37. b6 (37. b6
    Rb8 38. Kf1 $16) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1985.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Niewiadomski, Cyryl"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "59"]
    [EventDate "1985.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. c4 a6 6. a4 Nbd7 (6... Bd6 7. Nf3 $15)
    7. Nf3 Bd6 8. Nc3 (8. d4 O-O $15) 8... O-O 9. Qb3 (9. cxd5 exd5 10. Be2 Re8 $11
    ) 9... dxc4 10. Bxc4 Nb6 11. Be2 Nbd5 (11... e5 12. Qc2 $11) 12. O-O Nxc3 13.
    dxc3 (13. Bxc3 Nd5 $11) 13... b6 (13... e5 14. c4 e4 15. Ng5 $11) 14. c4 (14.
    Rfd1 Qc7 $11) 14... Qc7 (14... Bb7 15. Rfd1 Qc7 16. a5 $11) 15. Rad1 (15. a5
    Ne4 $14) 15... Bb7 $11 16. h3 (16. Bxf6 gxf6 17. Kh1 Rfd8 $11) 16... a5 (16...
    Rfd8 17. Bxf6 gxf6 18. Qb2 $11) 17. Nd2 (17. Bxf6 gxf6 18. Nd2 Rad8 $14) 17...
    Bh2+ (17... Qe7 18. Bc3 $11) 18. Kh1 Be5 19. Bxe5 Qxe5 20. Bf3 Qc7 21. Bxb7
    Qxb7 22. Nf3 Qc7 23. Rd3 (23. Qb2 Rad8 $11) 23... Rfd8 (23... e5 $5 24. Rdd1
    Rad8 $11) 24. Rfd1 $11 Kf8 (24... Re8 25. Qc2 $14) 25. Qc2 (25. Kg1 Ke7 $14)
    25... Rxd3 26. Qxd3 Ke7 27. e4 (27. Qc3 Rd8 28. Rxd8 Qxd8 $11) 27... Rd8 28.
    Qxd8+ Qxd8 29. Rxd8 Kxd8 30. Nd2 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr Poland-Austria"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Hofer, R."]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "57"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e6 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. b5 c5 4. e3 d5 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. c4 Nb6 7. a4 (7. cxd5 exd5
    8. Be2 Bd6 $11) 7... Be7 (7... Nxc4 8. Bxc4 dxc4 9. Na3 $15) 8. Na3 (8. d3 dxc4
    9. a5 Nbd7 $11) 8... O-O $15 9. d3 Re8 10. Be2 Nbd7 (10... dxc4 11. dxc4 Qxd1+
    12. Bxd1 $11) 11. O-O $11 b6 12. Nb1 (12. a5 a6 $11) 12... Bb7 13. Nc3 Qc7 14.
    h3 (14. a5 dxc4 15. dxc4 Bd6 $11) 14... Rad8 15. Qc2 dxc4 16. dxc4 Bd6 17. Rad1
    Ne5 18. Nd2 Ng6 19. Nce4 Nxe4 20. Nxe4 Be5 21. Bxe5 Qxe5 22. Bf3 Nh4 (22... Ba8
    23. Rxd8 Rxd8 24. Nd2 $11) 23. Nf6+ Qxf6 24. Bxb7 Rxd1 (24... Nf5 25. Bc6 Rf8
    26. Be4 $14) 25. Rxd1 $14 Rd8 26. Rxd8+ Qxd8 27. g3 Ng6 28. Bf3 f5 29. Qc3
    1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1986.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Treder, Edward"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "38"]
    [EventDate "1986.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. f4 a6 6. a4 axb5 7. axb5 Rxa1 8. Bxa1
    Bd6 9. Nf3 Nbd7 10. Be2 Qc7 11. O-O Nb6 12. c4 (12. Qe1 Nbd7 $11) 12... Bd7 (
    12... Qe7 13. d3 $11) 13. Qe1 (13. Bxf6 gxf6 14. cxd5 Nxd5 $14) 13... O-O (
    13... Nxc4 14. Bxc4 dxc4 15. Bxf6 gxf6 16. Nc3 $11) 14. Qh4 (14. Bxf6 gxf6 15.
    Qg3+ Kh8 $14) 14... Ra8 (14... dxc4 $142 15. Bxf6 gxf6 $14) 15. Nc3 $4 (15.
    Bxf6 $142 gxf6 16. Bd3 dxc4 17. Qxh7+ Kf8 18. Bxc4 $14) 15... d4 $1 $19 (15...
    dxc4 $6 16. Ne5 $15) (15... Nxc4 $143 16. Bxc4 dxc4 17. e4 $17) 16. Ng5 (16.
    Nxd4 cxd4) 16... dxc3 (16... h6 17. Nge4 Be7 18. Qg3 $19) 17. Bxc3 $17 h6 18.
    Bd3 $2 (18. Bxf6 gxf6 19. Ne4 $15) 18... hxg5 $19 19. fxg5 Bxh2+ (19... Bxh2+
    20. Qxh2 Qxh2+ 21. Kxh2 Ng4+ 22. Kh3 Nxe3 23. dxe3 Ra3 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr ch tt Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1987.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kowalczyk, H."]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "94"]
    [EventDate "1987.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 e6 3. b5 d5 4. e3 c5 5. f4 Nbd7 6. Nf3 Bd6 7. Be2 b6 8. O-O
    Bb7 9. c4 O-O 10. Qe1 Rc8 (10... a6 11. bxa6 Bxa6 12. Na3 $11) 11. Qh4 (11. Ne5
    dxc4 12. Nxc4 Be7 $11) 11... Be7 (11... dxc4 12. Bxc4 Ra8 13. Nc3 $11) 12. Qh3
    (12. Qg3 Re8 $11) 12... Ne4 (12... Qc7 13. Na3 $11) 13. d3 Nd6 (13... Bf6 14.
    Ne5 Ng5 15. Qh5 dxc4 16. dxc4 (16. Nxc4 $6 Bxb2 17. Nxb2 Qf6 $16) 16... Nxe5
    17. fxe5 $11) 14. Ne5 f5 (14... Rc7 15. Na3 $11) 15. Nd2 (15. Bf3 Nxe5 16. Bxe5
    dxc4 17. Bxd6 Qxd6 18. Bxb7 Rb8 $11) 15... Nxe5 (15... dxc4 $5 16. dxc4 Nxe5
    17. fxe5 Nxb5 $15) 16. fxe5 $11 Nf7 17. Rad1 Bg5 18. a4 Rc7 (18... d4 19. exd4
    cxd4 20. Ba3 $11) 19. Rfe1 (19. cxd5 $5 Bxd5 20. Nc4 $11) 19... d4 $15 20. exd4
    cxd4 21. Nf1 $2 (21. Bh5 $142 $5 $15) 21... Bf4 $19 22. g3 Bxe5 (22... Ng5 23.
    Qh5 Bxe5 24. Nd2 $17) 23. Nd2 (23. Ba3 Re8 $17) 23... Ng5 $19 24. Qf1 $2 (24.
    Qh5 $5 $19) 24... Qd6 25. Bf3 Nxf3+ 26. Nxf3 Bxg3 $1 27. hxg3 Qxg3+ {
    A double attack} 28. Qg2 Qxf3 29. Qxf3 Bxf3 30. Rd2 Rf6 (30... g5 31. Bxd4 Rd7
    32. Bc3 $19) 31. Kf2 Bb7 (31... Bg4 32. Bxd4 Rh6 33. Be5 $19) 32. Bxd4 Rg6 33.
    Ra1 (33. Be5 Rc5 34. Kf1 Rh6 $19) 33... Rg2+ 34. Ke1 Rd7 35. Bf2 (35. Be5 Rg4
    $19) 35... e5 (35... Rh2 36. Ra3 $19) 36. a5 Rh2 37. Raa2 (37. Rda2 Rh1+ 38.
    Ke2 Rh6 $19) 37... Bf3 (37... Rh1+ 38. Ke2 Bg2 39. axb6 Bf1+ 40. Kf3 Rh3+ 41.
    Bg3 axb6 42. Kf2 $19) 38. Bxb6 (38. Be3 Rxd2 39. Kxd2 e4 $19) 38... Rxd2 (38...
    axb6 39. Rxh2 bxa5 40. Rhd2 $14) 39. Kxd2 axb6 40. axb6 Kf7 (40... e4 41. Ra8+
    Kf7 42. Ra7 $19) 41. c5 (41. Ke3 e4 42. Ra7 $11) 41... Rb7 $4 (41... Ke6 42. c6
    Rd5 43. Ra5 Rxb5 44. Rxb5 Bxc6 45. b7 Bxb7 46. Rxb7 $18) 42. Ra7 $2 (42. Ra6
    $142 $5 Rb8 43. c6 $15) 42... Rxa7 (42... Ke6 43. Kc3 $19) 43. bxa7 {Plans c6}
    Ba8 44. c6 Ke6 45. Ke3 (45. c7 Kd7 46. b6 h5 $19) 45... g5 46. d4 exd4+ 47.
    Kxd4 (47. Kd3 h5 48. Kxd4 h4 $19) 47... g4 (47... g4 48. Kd3 h5 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr ICCF EU-ch GT"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1985.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kranzl, Peter"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "42"]
    [EventDate "1985.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. f4 Nbd7 6. Nf3 Bd6 7. Be2 Qc7 8. c4 b6
    9. O-O Bb7 10. Qe1 O-O 11. Qg3 (11. Qh4 dxc4 12. Bxc4 Rfd8 $11) 11... d4 12.
    Bd3 e5 (12... Rfd8 $142 $11) 13. Nh4 (13. fxe5 Nxe5 14. Nxe5 Bxe5 $17) 13...
    Ne4 (13... exf4 $5 14. exf4 Nh5 $17) 14. Qe1 (14. Bxe4 Bxe4 15. exd4 exd4 $15)
    14... Ndf6 (14... exf4 15. exd4 Rfe8 16. Qd1 $15) 15. Nf5 (15. fxe5 Bxe5 16.
    Nf3 Rae8 $11) 15... Rfe8 (15... exf4 16. exd4 cxd4 17. Nxd6 (17. Nxd4 $143 Be5
    18. Bxe4 Nxe4 $19) 17... Qxd6 18. Qh4 $15) 16. Nxd6 (16. Qh4 Qd7 17. Nxd6 Qxd6
    18. fxe5 Rxe5 $11) 16... Qxd6 $15 {Black gets deadly initiative} 17. Qe2 (17.
    fxe5 Rxe5 18. Be2 dxe3 19. dxe3 Re7 $15) 17... Rad8 (17... exf4 18. Rxf4 dxe3
    19. dxe3 $15) 18. Bxe4 Nxe4 19. d3 (19. fxe5 $142 $5 Qxe5 20. exd4 cxd4 21. Qf3
    $17) 19... exf4 $19 20. Rxf4 $2 (20. dxe4 $142 fxe3 21. Na3 $19) 20... Nc3 $1
    21. Qf1 (21. Nxc3 dxc3) 21... Ne2+ $5 (21... Ne2+ 22. Qxe2 Qxf4 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr SOK-91-76"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Kucharkowski, Jens"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "41"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. f4 d4 6. Bd3 Be7 7. c3 (7. Nf3 Nd5 $11
    ) 7... dxe3 8. dxe3 O-O 9. Nf3 c4 (9... a6 10. bxa6 Nxa6 11. O-O $11) 10. Bxc4
    Qc7 11. Qe2 Ng4 (11... Nd5 12. Nbd2 $14) 12. Bd3 (12. Ba3 $142 $16) 12... Qc5
    $2 (12... Bc5 $142 13. Nd4 e5 $11) 13. Ba3 $18 Qc7 14. Bxe7 Qxe7 15. Bxh7+ $1
    Kxh7 {Decoy theme: h7} 16. Ng5+ {Discovered attack} Kg8 17. Qxg4 Nd7 $2 (17...
    f6 18. Ne4 $18) 18. O-O {White prepares f5} (18. Qh4 $5 Nf6 19. Ne4 Nd5 20.
    Qxe7 Nxe7 $18) 18... Qc5 19. Qe2 Nf6 20. c4 (20. Qd3 Bd7 21. a4 Rfd8 $16) 20...
    e5 $16 21. f5 (21. f5 e4 22. g4 $16) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Drazkowski, Krzysztof"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "57"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 e6 3. b5 d5 4. e3 c5 5. Nf3 c4 6. Be2 a6 7. bxa6 Rxa6 8. O-O
    b5 9. d3 Nbd7 10. a4 (10. a3 Bd6 $11) 10... Qb6 (10... Rxa4 11. Rxa4 bxa4 12.
    dxc4 $11) 11. Nbd2 (11. Bd4 Bc5 $14) 11... c3 (11... Rxa4 $5 12. Rxa4 bxa4 13.
    Bxf6 Nxf6 14. dxc4 a3 $11) 12. Bxc3 $11 Rxa4 13. Rxa4 bxa4 14. Qa1 Qa6 (14...
    Qc6 15. Rb1 Bd6 16. e4 dxe4 17. Nxe4 Nxe4 18. dxe4 Qxe4 19. Bd3 $16) 15. Rb1
    Be7 16. Bb4 Bxb4 17. Rxb4 {Attacks the isolani on a4} Nb6 (17... Nc5 18. Rb8
    O-O 19. Rb2 $11) 18. c4 (18. Qd4 Nbd7 19. Rxa4 Qc6 $16) 18... dxc4 (18... Qa5
    19. Rb5 Qa6 20. Qb1 $16) 19. dxc4 (19. Nxc4 $5 Nxc4 20. Rxa4 $16) 19... O-O $14
    20. c5 {White terminates the opponent with strong threats} Qxe2 21. cxb6 {
    The passed pawn on b6 quickly leads to threats} (21. Rxb6 $6 Rd8 22. Rd6 Rxd6
    23. cxd6 Bd7 $11) 21... Bb7 22. Rxa4 {
    White gets strong play along the open a-file} Qb5 23. Qd4 Nd5 24. Ra7 Rc8 (
    24... Bc8 25. Ne5 Nxb6 26. Qd6 $14) 25. h3 Nc3 (25... Rc1+ 26. Kh2 Bc6 27. Ng5
    Qxb6 28. Nxe6 Qxd4 29. Nxd4 $18 (29. exd4 $2 fxe6 30. Nf3 Nf4 $19)) 26. Qd6
    Bxf3 27. Nxf3 (27. gxf3 $6 Qg5+ 28. Kf1 Nb5 $11) 27... Qb1+ 28. Kh2 Nd5 $4 (
    28... Ne4 $142 29. Qc7 $1 Rf8 $16) 29. Qc6 (29. Qc6 Rf8 30. b7 $16) (29. b7 Qc1
    30. Ra8 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Toowoomba"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Pizzato, C."]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "58"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 e6 3. b5 c5 4. e3 d5 5. Nf3 Bd7 6. c4 a6 7. a4 (7. Nc3 axb5 8.
    Nxb5 Bxb5 9. cxb5 c4 $11) 7... Bd6 8. Be2 O-O 9. O-O Bc8 (9... axb5 10. cxb5
    Ng4 11. Qc2 $11) 10. Qc2 (10. d4 cxd4 11. Qxd4 b6 $14) 10... Nbd7 11. h3 (11.
    Nc3 Qa5 $11) 11... Re8 12. Re1 axb5 13. axb5 Rxa1 14. Bxa1 e5 15. cxd5 (15. d4
    cxd4 16. exd4 e4 $11) 15... Nxd5 (15... e4 16. Nh4 Nxd5 17. Nf5 $17) 16. Nc3
    $11 N7f6 (16... Nb4 17. Qb1 $15) 17. Ng5 (17. Nxd5 Nxd5 18. Bc4 Nb6 $11) 17...
    Nxc3 18. Bxc3 h6 19. Ne4 Nxe4 20. Qxe4 Qg5 21. f4 Qg3 22. Rf1 Qh4 (22... Bxh3
    $142 $5 23. Bc4 Re7 24. fxe5 Bb8 25. Bxf7+ Rxf7 26. Rxf7 Kxf7 27. Qxb7+ Kg6 $14
    ) 23. Bd3 (23. Qd5 Bf8 24. fxe5 Re7 $16) 23... g6 (23... Qg3 24. Bc4 Bc7 25.
    fxe5 $18) 24. Qd5 (24. Bxe5 $6 Bxe5 25. fxe5 Qxe4 26. Bxe4 Rxe5 $11) (24. fxe5
    $6 Qxe4 25. Bxe4 Bxe5 $14) 24... Bb8 (24... e4 25. Bxe4 Qe7 26. Bxg6 $18) 25.
    fxe5 $18 {Do you see the mate threat?} Be6 26. Qxb7 Rf8 $2 (26... Qg5 $142 $18)
    27. Rf6 (27. Bxg6 Qg3 28. Be4 Bxe5 29. Bxe5 Qxe5 $18) 27... Qg5 (27... Qg3 28.
    Bxg6 Bxe5 29. Bxe5 Qxe5 $18) 28. Kh2 $4 (28. Qe7 $142 Bd5 29. g4 $18) 28... Qh4
    $4 (28... Qxf6 $142 $1 29. Qxb8 Rxb8 30. exf6 c4 $15) 29. Bxg6 (29. Rxe6 c4 30.
    Rxg6+ Kh8 31. g3 $18) 29... Qxf6 $19 (29... Qxf6 30. Qxb8 Rxb8 (30... fxg6 $6
    31. Qd6 (31. exf6 $2 Rxb8 32. e4 Rxb5 $19) 31... Qf5 32. Qxc5 $19) 31. exf6
    fxg6 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1985.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Krzewski"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "86"]
    [EventDate "1985.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. c4 Nbd7 6. Nf3 Be7 7. Be2 O-O 8. Qc2
    b6 (8... a6 9. bxa6 b6 10. d3 $11) 9. O-O (9. d3 Bd6 $11) 9... Bb7 (9... a6 10.
    cxd5 exd5 11. Nc3 $11) 10. d3 (10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Nc3 Bf6 $11) 10... Qc7 (10...
    Bd6 11. Nc3 $11) 11. Nbd2 (11. Nc3 dxc4 12. dxc4 Bd6 $11) 11... Rfd8 12. a4 (
    12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Rfc1 a6 14. bxa6 Bxa6 $11) 12... Rac8 (12... a6 13. Rfb1 $11)
    13. Bc3 (13. a5 Bd6 $14) 13... dxc4 (13... e5 14. a5 $11) 14. dxc4 $14 Ne8 (
    14... e5 15. a5 $11) 15. Rfd1 Bf6 16. Nf1 (16. a5 Bxc3 17. Qxc3 Nef6 $14) 16...
    Bxc3 (16... Nd6 17. a5 $11) 17. Qxc3 Ndf6 18. Ng3 Nd6 (18... Rd6 19. Rxd6 Nxd6
    20. Rd1 $11) 19. Nd2 (19. a5 Nde4 20. Nxe4 Rxd1+ 21. Rxd1 Nxe4 $14) 19... Nde4
    (19... Rd7 20. a5 $11) 20. Ndxe4 (20. Ngxe4 Nxe4 21. Nxe4 Bxe4 $11) 20... Nxe4
    21. Qc2 (21. Nxe4 Bxe4 22. a5 Rb8 $11) 21... Nxg3 22. hxg3 Rxd1+ (22... e5 23.
    Qf5 $11) 23. Rxd1 Rd8 24. Rd3 g6 (24... h6 25. Qd2 Rxd3 26. Qxd3 $11) 25. Rxd8+
    Qxd8 26. Qd3 (26. Qc3 Qa8 $11) 26... Qxd3 $15 27. Bxd3 g5 (27... f5 28. Kh2 $15
    ) 28. f3 (28. g4 a5 $11) 28... Kg7 (28... f5 29. Kf2 $15) 29. g4 $11 h6 30. Kf2
    Kf6 31. g3 e5 32. e4 (32. Bf5 e4 33. f4 a5 $11) 32... Kg6 33. Ke3 Bc8 34. Be2
    Be6 35. Kf2 f6 36. Ke3 h5 (36... Kf7 37. f4 $11) 37. gxh5+ Kxh5 38. g4+ (38.
    f4+ g4 $11) 38... Kh4 39. Kf2 Kh3 40. Bf1+ Kh2 41. Be2 Kh3 42. Bf1+ Kh2 43. Be2
    (43. Ke3 Kg3 $11) 43... Kh1 (43... Bc8 44. Bd3 $11) 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1985.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Wojtunik"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "44"]
    [EventDate "1985.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 $15 4. b5 c5 5. Nf3 Be7 6. c4 O-O 7. Be2 a6 8. a4
    dxc4 (8... axb5 9. axb5 Rxa1 10. Bxa1 $15) 9. Bxc4 (9. Na3 axb5 10. axb5 c3 11.
    Bxc3 Nd5 $14) 9... axb5 $11 10. axb5 (10. Bxb5 Nc6 $11) 10... Rxa1 11. Bxa1
    Nbd7 12. O-O Nb6 (12... b6 13. d4 $15) 13. Be2 Nbd5 14. Nc3 Nxc3 (14... Nb4 15.
    Qa4 $11) 15. dxc3 (15. Bxc3 Nd5 $14) 15... Qc7 (15... b6 16. c4 $14) 16. c4 Nd7
    (16... Bd6 17. Qc2 $11) 17. Qc2 (17. Bd3 b6 $14) 17... Bf6 (17... b6 18. Bd3 g6
    19. Be4 $14) 18. Bxf6 (18. Qe4 Rd8 $14) 18... Nxf6 19. Rd1 (19. Qb2 Rd8 $14)
    19... Rd8 (19... e5 20. Ng5 $11) 20. Rxd8+ $14 Qxd8 21. Qd3 (21. Ne5 Nd7 22.
    Qd3 f6 $14) 21... Qxd3 $11 22. Bxd3 b6 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1967.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Zawisz, K."]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "42"]
    [EventDate "1967.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. Nf3 Bd6 6. c4 Nbd7 7. Nc3 b6 (7... O-O
    8. d4 $11) 8. d4 Bb7 9. Be2 (9. dxc5 bxc5 10. cxd5 exd5 $11) 9... Qc7 (9...
    dxc4 10. Bxc4 O-O 11. d5 exd5 12. Nxd5 $11) 10. cxd5 exd5 11. h3 (11. dxc5 bxc5
    12. O-O O-O $11) 11... Ne4 (11... O-O $142 $11) 12. Nxd5 $4 (12. dxc5 $142 Nxc3
    13. Qd3 bxc5 14. Bxc3 $11) 12... Bxd5 $19 13. dxc5 Qxc5 {
    Black terminates the opponent with strong threats. .} 14. Bxg7 Rg8 15. Bd4 (15.
    Rc1 Qb4+ 16. Kf1 Bxa2 $19 (16... Rxg7 $6 17. Qxd5 Rd8 18. a3 $17)) 15... Qb4+
    16. Kf1 Ne5 (16... Rd8 $142 $5 17. Kg1 Ndc5 $19) 17. Bxe5 $17 Nd2+ $1 18. Kg1 (
    18. Qxd2 Qxd2) 18... Bxe5 $19 19. Rc1 Rd8 20. g3 $2 (20. Qxd2 Qxd2 21. Nxd2
    Bxg2 22. Bg4 Bxh3 23. Rxh3 Rxg4+ 24. Kf1 Rxd2 25. Rxh7 Rxa2 26. Rc8+ Ke7 27. f4
    $19) 20... Bxg3 $1 21. fxg3 (21. Qxd2 Bh4+ 22. Kf1 Qxd2 23. Nxd2 Bxh1 $19)
    21... Nxf3+ (21... Nxf3+ 22. Bxf3 Rxg3+ 23. Kf2 Rxf3+ 24. Qxf3 Bxf3 25. Kxf3
    Qxb5 $19) (21... Rxg3+ 22. Kf2 Rxf3+ 23. Bxf3 Bxf3 24. Qxf3 Nxf3 25. Kxf3 Qxb5
    26. a4 Qf5+ 27. Ke2 Qh5+ 28. Kf2 Rd2+ 29. Kg3 Qe5+ 30. Kf3 Qf5+ 31. Kg3 Qf2+
    32. Kg4 h5+ 33. Kxh5 Qf5+ 34. Kh4 Qe4+ 35. Kg5 Rg2+ 36. Kf6 Rg6#) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr SOK-90-57"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Bakkers, Max JTh"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "68"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. c4 Bd6 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. Nc3 O-O 8. d3
    Qc7 9. Be2 a5 (9... dxc4 10. dxc4 Rd8 11. Qc2 $11) 10. Qc2 b6 11. O-O-O (11.
    O-O dxc4 12. dxc4 Bb7 $11) 11... Bb7 $15 12. h3 e5 13. Na4 (13. e4 d4 14. Nd5
    Bxd5 15. exd5 Rfe8 $15) 13... dxc4 (13... Rad8 14. Nc3 $17) 14. dxc4 $15 Rfd8 (
    14... Rad8 $142 $15) 15. Rd2 $2 (15. Nc3 $142 $11) 15... Ne4 $19 16. Rxd6 Qxd6
    17. Rd1 Qc7 18. Bd3 Nef6 19. e4 Nf8 $4 (19... Nh5 $142 $17) 20. Bxe5 $16 (20.
    Nxe5 $143 Ne6 $17) 20... Qe7 21. Nxb6 Ng6 (21... Ra7 $5 $16) 22. Bxf6 $18 Qxf6
    23. Nxa8 Bxa8 24. e5 (24. Kb1 Bb7 $18) 24... Qf4+ $16 25. Kb1 Bxf3 26. gxf3
    Qxf3 27. h4 Re8 (27... Qh5 28. f4 $16) 28. Be4 Qf4 29. b6 (29. e6 $142 $5 $16)
    29... Rb8 (29... Qxe5 30. b7 $11) 30. b7 (30. Rd6 Qxe5 31. Qd3 Qe7 32. Bxg6
    hxg6 $15) 30... Nxe5 (30... Qxe5 31. Rd7 $11) 31. Rd5 (31. Bxh7+ $142 Kh8 32.
    Be4 $14) 31... Rxb7+ $17 32. Ka1 {The mate threat is Rd8} Qf6 $4 (32... Rb8 33.
    a3 $17) 33. Bxh7+ $4 (33. Qc3 $142 Nd7 34. Qxf6 gxf6 35. Bf5 $14) 33... Kh8 $17
    {Threatening mate: Nxc4} 34. Rxc5 $4 (34. Qf5 $142 Nd7+ 35. Qxf6 Nxf6 36. Rxc5
    Kxh7 37. Rxa5 $17) 34... Nd3+ (34... Nd3+ 35. Re5 Qxe5+ 36. Qc3 Qxc3#) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr ICCF EU-M-GT-242"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1988.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Reinhardt, W."]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "43"]
    [EventDate "1988.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e6 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. b5 d5 4. e3 c5 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. c4 Bd6 7. Nc3 Nb6 (7...
    O-O 8. d4 $11) 8. d3 (8. d4 Nxc4 9. Bxc4 dxc4 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Qxd8+ Kxd8 $11)
    8... Qe7 (8... O-O 9. Be2 $11) 9. Be2 e5 10. Nxd5 (10. cxd5 Nbxd5 11. Ne4 Nxe4
    12. dxe4 Nf6 $11) 10... Nbxd5 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. O-O O-O 13. Nd2 (13. d4 cxd4
    14. Qb3 Nc3 $15) 13... f6 (13... Rd8 14. Nc4 $11) 14. Bf3 (14. Nc4 Be6 $11)
    14... Qf7 (14... Be6 15. Nc4 $11) 15. Rc1 (15. Ne4 Be7 $11) 15... Rd8 (15...
    Be6 16. Ne4 Qe7 17. d4 exd4 18. exd4 $14) 16. Ne4 $14 Bf8 (16... b6 17. Nxd6
    Rxd6 18. d4 cxd4 19. exd4 exd4 20. Qxd4 $14) 17. a3 (17. Nxc5 Nb4 18. d4 Nxa2
    $14) 17... b6 $11 18. Qc2 (18. Qb3 a6 $11) 18... Be6 (18... a6 19. bxa6 Rxa6
    20. Rfd1 $11) 19. Rfd1 (19. Qa4 a6 20. bxa6 Qd7 21. Qxd7 Rxd7 $14) 19... Rac8 (
    19... a6 20. bxa6 Rxa6 21. Rb1 $11) 20. Nd2 (20. Qa4 Qd7 21. Nc3 Nxc3 22. Rxc3
    Bd6 $11) 20... g5 (20... Qd7 $5 $15) 21. Nc4 (21. Qa4 Qe8 $14) 21... g4 22. Be4
    1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "I PISz Email Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Gula, Andrzej"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "2005"]
    [BlackElo "2000"]
    [PlyCount "66"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. Nf3 Bd6 6. c4 Nbd7 7. Nc3 O-O 8. d4
    Nb6 (8... dxc4 9. Bxc4 Qc7 10. Rc1 $11) 9. cxd5 Nbxd5 10. Rc1 Nxc3 11. Bxc3 (
    11. Rxc3 $143 Qa5 12. dxc5 Bxc5 $17) 11... Ne4 (11... Nd5 12. Bb2 cxd4 13. Qxd4
    Qa5+ 14. Kd1 f6 $15) 12. Qc2 (12. dxc5 $5 Bxc5 13. Qxd8 Rxd8 14. Bd4 Bb4+ 15.
    Ke2 $11) 12... Nxc3 $15 13. Qxc3 cxd4 14. Nxd4 (14. exd4 Bd7 15. Qd2 Bc7 $17)
    14... e5 15. Nf3 (15. Ne2 Be6 $17) 15... e4 (15... Qe7 16. Nd2 $17) 16. Nd2 Be6
    (16... Qe7 17. Qc2 Bf5 18. Qa4 $17) 17. Bc4 (17. Qd4 f5 18. Bc4 Bxc4 19. Rxc4
    Qe7 $11) 17... Rc8 $15 18. O-O (18. Qb2 Qg5 19. Bxe6 Rxc1+ 20. Qxc1 fxe6 $15)
    18... Rc5 (18... Qe7 19. Rc2 $15) 19. g3 (19. Qd4 Qc7 20. Qxe4 Bxh2+ 21. Kh1
    Rd8 $19) 19... Qc7 20. Qb3 h5 (20... Be5 21. Kg2 $15) 21. Rc2 $11 h4 (21... Bf5
    $5 $11) 22. Rfc1 $14 Bf5 23. Bd5 (23. Qa4 Qb6 $14) 23... Qe7 24. Rxc5 Bxc5 25.
    Bxb7 (25. Rc2 Bd6 $14) 25... Ba3 (25... hxg3 26. hxg3 (26. fxg3 $2 Be6 27. Qc3
    Bb4 $19 (27... Qxb7 $6 28. Qxc5 Rc8 29. Qa3 $11)) 26... Bxe3 27. Qxe3 Qxb7 28.
    a4 $11) 26. Rc2 (26. Rc4 hxg3 27. hxg3 Be6 28. Bxe4 Rd8 $14) 26... Qxb7 $11 27.
    Qxa3 Qxb5 28. Nb3 (28. Qxa7 $2 Qe2 29. Rc1 Qxd2 $19) 28... Bh3 (28... Qd3 29.
    Qc1 $15) 29. Rc1 $11 Qe2 {Do you see the mate threat?} 30. Nd4 (30. Qxa7 $4 Qf3
    31. Qxf7+ Rxf7 32. Rc8+ Rf8 33. Rxf8+ Kxf8 34. gxh4 Qd1#) 30... Qd2 31. Nb3 (
    31. gxh4 $2 Rb8 32. Nb3 Qe2 $19) 31... Qe2 (31... Qd7 32. Qa5 $11) 32. Nd4 (32.
    Qxa7 $4 Qf3 33. Qxf7+ Rxf7 34. Rc8+ Rf8 35. Rxf8+ Kxf8 36. gxh4 Qd1#) 32... Qd2
    33. Nb3 (33. gxh4 $2 Rb8 34. Nb3 Qe2 $19) 33... Qe2 (33... Qd7 34. Qa5 $11)
    1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Tiger Temat"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2006.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Pilz, Erhard"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [WhiteElo "2125"]
    [BlackElo "1935"]
    [PlyCount "78"]
    [EventDate "2006.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bb2 e6 4. b5 c5 5. e3 Bd6 6. c4 Nbd7 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Be2
    O-O 9. O-O b6 (9... Qe7 10. Nc3 $15) 10. Nc3 $11 Bb7 (10... a6 11. d3 $11) 11.
    d4 (11. Qc2 Re8 $11) 11... Qc7 {Black intends c4} (11... c4 12. Qc2 $11) 12.
    Rc1 (12. Qa4 c4 $11) 12... c4 13. a4 Rfe8 (13... Rfc8 14. Qc2 $11) 14. Qc2 a6
    15. Rfe1 Bb4 (15... Ng4 16. h3 Ngf6 17. bxa6 Bxa6 18. Nd2 $11) 16. Rb1 Ne4 17.
    Nxe4 (17. bxa6 Rxa6 18. Nxe4 Rxe4 $11) 17... Rxe4 (17... dxe4 18. bxa6 Bd5 19.
    Nd2 $15) 18. bxa6 (18. Bc3 Bd6 $11) 18... Rxa6 19. Rec1 (19. Ng5 Rh4 20. Nf3
    Rh6 $15) 19... Re6 (19... Qd8 20. Ra1 $11) 20. Ne5 (20. Bd3 Rh6 21. Qd1 Bc6 $11
    ) 20... Nxe5 $15 21. dxe5 Bc6 {Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn} 22. Ra1
    Rg6 (22... Ra5 23. Bd4 $11) 23. Bf3 Qd7 {
    The pressure on the isolated pawn grows} 24. e4 Ra5 (24... Qb7 25. Rd1 dxe4 26.
    Bh5 $11) 25. Qe2 (25. exd5 Bxd5 26. Rd1 Qc6 27. Bxd5 Rxd5 $11) 25... Qb7 (25...
    Rc5 26. Bh5 Rg5 27. Bd4 dxe4 28. Be3 (28. Rxc4 Qh3 29. Qf1 e3 $19 (29... Qxh5
    30. Rxb4 Rc2 31. Rxb6 $14)) (28. Bxc5 $143 Bxc5 29. Rd1 Bd5 $17) 28... Rgxe5
    29. Bg4 $15) 26. Bd4 dxe4 27. Bh5 Rg5 (27... Rh6 28. Rxc4 Bc5 29. Bc3 $15) 28.
    h4 (28. Qxc4 $143 Bc5 (28... Rxh5 29. Qxc6 Qxc6 30. Rxc6 $16) 29. Rd1 Bd5 $17)
    28... Rgxe5 29. Qxc4 (29. Bxf7+ Qxf7 (29... Kxf7 $143 30. Bxe5 (30. Qxc4+ $6
    Re6 31. Qxb4 Ra6 $14) 30... Bd5 31. Bxg7 $16) 30. Qxc4 Qxc4 31. Rxc4 Bd6 32.
    Rxc6 Red5 33. Bxb6 Rxa4 $15) 29... Rxh5 30. Qxb4 {Attacks the isolani on b6} (
    30. Qxc6 Qxc6 31. Rxc6 Rxh4 32. Rxb6 Bf8 $11) 30... Qa8 31. Qxb6 {
    White creates threats along the open b-file} Be8 (31... Bxa4 32. Bc3 Ra6 33.
    Rxa4 Rxa4 34. Rd1 $18) 32. Qc7 Rhd5 (32... Rxh4 33. Qg3 g5 34. Rc5 Rxc5 35.
    Bxc5 $14) 33. Rab1 (33. Rc4 Ra6 $11 (33... Bxa4 $2 34. Rcxa4 Rxa4 35. Rxa4 $18)
    ) 33... Rd8 (33... Rxd4 34. Rb8 Rdxa4 35. Rxa8 Rxa8 36. Qb7 $14) 34. Qg3 {
    Threatening mate: Qxg7} g6 (34... Rxd4 35. Rb8 Rd8 36. Rxa8 Rdxa8 37. Qg4 $16)
    35. Bf6 $16 Rc8 36. Rxc8 Qxc8 37. Rb8 {Threatening mate... how?} Qc1+ 38. Kh2 {
    Threatening mate... how?} Qc6 39. Qc3 (39. Bb2 Ra8 40. Rxa8 Qxa8 41. Qe5 $18)
    39... Qd6+ $14 (39... Qd6+ 40. g3 Qxb8 41. Qxa5 e3 42. fxe3 Qb3 $14) *
    
    [Event "corr EU-M-GT-346"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Degli Eredi, G."]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "21"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 e6 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. b5 d5 4. e3 c5 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6.
    c4 Bd6 7. d3 O-O 8. Nbd2 d4 $146 (8... Qc7 9. g3 b6 10. Bg2 Ne5 11. Qc2 Bb7 12.
    O-O Nfd7 13. Ng5 h6 14. Nh3 dxc4 15. dxc4 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 Rfd8 17. f4 Ng4 18. Qc3
    Bf8 19. Nf2 Nxf2 20. Rxf2 Qb7+ 21. Kg1 Nf6 22. Qc2 Be7 23. e4 {
    Gross,W-Merten,R/xxviii/04 1996 (51)}) (8... e5 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Qb3 N5f6 11.
    Nc4 Bc7 12. Nfxe5 Nxe5 13. Nxe5 Ba5+ 14. Kd1 Bg4+ 15. Be2 Be6 16. Qc2 Qb6 17.
    Nc4 Qxb5 18. Bxf6 gxf6 19. Rb1 Bb4 20. a3 Bxc4 21. axb4 Rfd8 22. bxc5 Qxc5 23.
    d4 {matemastr (2580)-Fitter (2615)/ICC 1998/0-1 (35)}) (8... b6 9. Be2 Re8 10.
    O-O Bb7 11. Qb3 Ng4 12. Rad1 Qc7 13. h3 Nge5 14. Rfe1 Ng6 15. d4 Rac8 16. Rc1
    Qd8 17. Qd3 e5 18. dxe5 Ndxe5 19. Qf5 Re6 20. Rcd1 Qe8 21. Qc2 d4 22. Nxe5 Nxe5
    23. Nf1 {Kreuzer-Jahn/tt Verb-Liga 1984/1-0}) (8... a6 $5 $15) 9. exd4 $11 cxd4
    10. Nxd4 Ne5 11. Be2 *
    
    [Event "corr EU-M-GT-346"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Semionov, WT."]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "23"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e6 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. b5 d5 4. e3 c5 5. Nf3 Bd6 6. c4 Nbd7 7. a4 b6 8. d3 Bc7
    (8... O-O 9. Be2 $15) 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Be2 Bb7 11. O-O Re8 12. Re1 *
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1985.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Mielnicki, E."]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "41"]
    [EventDate "1985.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. Nf3 Bd6 6. c4 Nbd7 7. Be2 b6 (7... O-O
    8. cxd5 exd5 9. O-O $15) 8. d4 (8. Nc3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 Bb7 $11) 8... Bb7 (8... O-O
    9. O-O $11) 9. O-O (9. cxd5 exd5 10. dxc5 bxc5 $11) 9... Qc7 (9... O-O 10. cxd5
    Nxd5 11. Na3 $11) 10. h3 (10. cxd5 Bxd5 11. Nc3 Bb7 $11) 10... Ne4 (10... cxd4
    $5 11. Qxd4 e5 $11) 11. dxc5 Ndxc5 12. Bxg7 Rg8 13. Bb2 (13. Bd4 f6 $14) 13...
    dxc4 (13... f6 14. cxd5 Bxd5 15. Na3 $11) 14. Bxc4 $14 O-O-O (14... f6 15. Nh4
    $14) 15. Qe2 $11 Bh2+ 16. Kh1 (16. Nxh2 Nc3) 16... Bg3 17. Nbd2 $2 (17. fxg3
    Nxg3+ {Theme: Double Attack}) 17... Nxd2 $19 18. Nxd2 Bxg2+ 19. Kxg2 {
    Decoy to g2} Bxf2+ 20. Kh1 (20. Kxf2 {Decoy to f2} Qg3# {
    The nicest combinations are those leading to mate}) 20... Rxd2 21. Qf3 (21.
    Qxd2 Rg2) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr or02-22"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Lebel, Patrick"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "62"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. Nf3 Bd6 6. c4 Nbd7 7. Be2 b6 (7... e5
    8. cxd5 e4 9. Nh4 $11) 8. O-O $11 Bb7 9. d3 dxc4 10. dxc4 Qc7 11. Nbd2 e5 12.
    g3 (12. Nh4 e4 13. Kh1 O-O $11 (13... Bxh2 $143 14. g3 $14)) 12... e4 13. Nh4
    Be5 14. Qc2 Bxb2 15. Qxb2 Qe5 16. Qb3 (16. Qxe5+ Nxe5 17. Nf5 O-O-O $15) 16...
    Qe6 17. Rad1 g5 18. Ng2 Qh3 19. Qc3 h5 20. Rfe1 O-O-O 21. Nf1 Qf5 22. Rd6 Ne5
    23. Red1 Rxd6 24. Rxd6 Nfg4 25. Bxg4 hxg4 26. Ne1 f6 27. a3 Kc7 28. Rd1 Nf3+
    29. Kg2 Qh7 30. h4 gxh3+ (30... gxh4 $6 31. Qxf6 Bc8 32. a4 $17) 31. Kh1 Qf5 (
    31... Qf5 32. Nc2 Nd4 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1967.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Michalek, W."]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "75"]
    [EventDate "1967.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. Nf3 Bd6 6. c4 Nbd7 7. Be2 O-O 8. a4
    dxc4 9. a5 (9. Na3 c3 10. Bxc3 e5 $11) 9... e5 $15 10. Bxc4 (10. Qc2 e4 11. Ng5
    Qe7 $15) 10... e4 $17 11. Ng1 (11. Ng5 h6 12. Nxf7 Rxf7 $17) 11... Ne5 12. Bxe5
    Bxe5 13. Nc3 Bg4 (13... a6 14. bxa6 bxa6 15. Qc2 $17) 14. Nge2 (14. Qc2 Qd7 $15
    ) 14... Bh5 (14... a6 15. bxa6 bxa6 16. Qc2 $15) 15. h3 (15. Qc2 Rb8 $15) 15...
    Qc7 (15... Qd7 16. Qc2 $17) 16. O-O (16. Qc2 Rfd8 $15) 16... Rad8 $17 17. Qc2
    Rd7 (17... Bg6 18. a6 $15) 18. a6 (18. Rad1 Bg6 19. Na4 Qxa5 20. Nxc5 Rc7 $15)
    18... b6 (18... Rfd8 19. Rad1 $17) 19. Rad1 $15 Bg6 20. Nc1 Rfd8 {
    Exerts pressure on the backward pawn} 21. d3 exd3 22. Nxd3 Bxc3 (22... Bf5 23.
    f3 $15) 23. Qxc3 $11 Nd5 (23... Ne4 24. Qa1 $11) 24. Qb3 h6 (24... Bh5 25. Rc1
    $11) 25. Nb2 (25. Bxd5 Rxd5 26. Nf4 Rxd1 27. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 28. Qxd1 Bf5 $14) 25...
    Nb4 (25... Qe5 26. Nd3 Qh5 27. Rd2 $11) 26. Rxd7 Rxd7 27. Rd1 Bc2 28. Rxd7 Qxd7
    29. Qc3 Qd6 30. Be2 Be4 31. Nc4 Qg6 {The mate threat is Qxg2} 32. f3 (32. Bf1
    Qe6 $11) 32... Bd5 (32... Bf5 33. Qe5 Kh7 34. Kh2 $11) 33. e4 Bxc4 34. Bxc4 Qd6
    35. Be2 (35. Qe3 h5 $14) 35... Qd4+ (35... Qf4 36. Kh1 $11) 36. Qxd4 $14 cxd4
    37. Kf2 Kf8 (37... f6 38. Ke1 $11) 38. Bc4 (38. f4 Ke7 $11) *
    
    [Event "corr XXXVII ch PL se"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Baranowski, Tadeusz"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "40"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 e6 3. e3 Nf6 4. b5 c5 5. Nf3 $11 Bd6 6. c4 Nbd7 7. Be2 O-O 8.
    O-O Qe7 9. d4 $11 b6 10. Nc3 Bb7 11. Re1 (11. cxd5 exd5 12. Qc2 c4 $11) 11...
    dxc4 12. Bxc4 Rfd8 13. dxc5 (13. Rc1 cxd4 14. Nxd4 Nc5 $11) 13... Nxc5 $15 14.
    Qe2 Rac8 (14... Nfe4 15. Qc2 $15) 15. Red1 (15. Rac1 Nfe4 $11) 15... Ng4 $15
    16. Rac1 (16. e4 $142 $5 $15) 16... Bxf3 $19 17. Qxf3 Qh4 (17... Nxh2 $6 18.
    Qh5 g6 19. Qe2 $11) 18. Rd4 Bxh2+ 19. Kf1 Rxd4 20. exd4 Be5 $1 (20... Be5 21.
    g3 Nh2+ 22. Kg2 Nxf3 23. gxh4 Nxd4 $19 (23... Nxh4+ $143 24. Kh3 Bf4 25. Rc2
    $19)) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr SOK-90-57"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Bothe, Erhard"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "36"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. Nf3 Bd6 6. c4 Nbd7 7. Be2 O-O 8. O-O
    b6 9. d3 Bb7 10. Nbd2 Qc7 11. Qc2 Rfe8 12. a4 Rad8 (12... a6 13. cxd5 exd5 14.
    bxa6 Rxa6 15. Rfc1 $15) 13. h3 Qc8 (13... a6 14. bxa6 Bxa6 15. cxd5 exd5 16.
    Rfc1 $11) 14. a5 Bb8 15. a6 Ba8 16. cxd5 exd5 17. Bd1 (17. Rfe1 Bd6 $11) 17...
    Qc7 18. Rc1 Re6 (18... Re6 19. Be2 Qd6 $11) (18... Qd6 19. Be2 $11) *
    
    [Event "corr SOK-91-75"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Zimmer, Georg"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "65"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e6 2. Bb2 d5 3. e3 Nf6 4. b5 Bd6 5. c4 c5 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Be2 Nbd7 8. d3 b6
    9. Nbd2 Bb7 10. O-O Re8 11. h3 (11. cxd5 exd5 (11... Bxd5 $2 12. e4 $18) 12.
    Qc2 a6 $15) 11... e5 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Nc4 Qc7 (13... Qe7 14. e4 Nf4 15. Nh4
    $15) 14. Qb3 a6 15. a4 axb5 16. axb5 Nb4 17. Rac1 Ra7 18. e4 Rea8 19. Ng5 Nf6
    $4 (19... Na2 20. Ra1 Be7 21. Nxf7 Bd5 22. exd5 Kxf7 $18) 20. Nxd6 $18 Qxd6 21.
    Nxf7 {Threatening mate... how?} Qe7 22. Nxe5+ Kh8 23. Nc4 (23. Rfe1 Ra2 $18)
    23... Qe6 24. f4 Nfd5 $2 (24... Ra2 $142 $18) 25. Bg4 {
    White prepares the advance f5} (25. exd5 $6 Qxe2 26. Nxb6 Qe3+ 27. Kh2 Re8 $18)
    25... Qe8 26. exd5 (26. Nd6 Qe7 27. Nf5 c4 28. Rxc4 Qe8 29. Bxg7+ Kg8 $18)
    26... Bxd5 27. Rce1 Qxb5 28. f5 Kg8 29. f6 Qc6 (29... gxf6 30. Bxf6 Qc6 31. Bb2
    $18) 30. fxg7 Rxg7 (30... b5 31. Rf8+ Rxf8 32. gxf8=Q+ Kxf8 33. Qc3 Nxd3 34.
    Qh8+ Bg8 35. Rf1+ Rf7 36. Qg7+ Ke7 37. Qg5+ Kf8 38. Bg7+ Ke8 39. Qe3+ Kd8 40.
    Qxd3+ Qd7 41. Bf6+ Kc7 42. Qg3+ Kb7 43. Bf3+ Qc6 44. Nd6+ Ka7 45. Ra1+ Kb8 46.
    Qxg8+ Rf8 47. Qxf8+ Qe8 48. Qxe8+ Kc7 49. Qd8#) 31. Bxg7 Kxg7 32. Re7+ Kh6 (
    32... Kg8 33. Bf5 Qh6 34. Bxh7+ Qxh7 35. Rxh7 Kxh7 $18) 33. Qc3 (33. Qc3 Bf7
    34. Rf6+ Qxf6 35. Qxf6+ Bg6 36. Qf4#) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-90-57"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Bedbur, Heinz"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "46"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. Nf3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. e3 Bd6 6. c4 Nbd7 7. Be2 O-O 8. O-O
    b6 9. d4 Bb7 10. Nc3 dxc4 {Black gets strong initiative} 11. dxc5 (11. Bxc4
    Bxf3 12. Qxf3 cxd4 $15) 11... Nxc5 $15 12. Bxc4 Ng4 13. g3 (13. Be2 a6 $11)
    13... Qf6 (13... Bxf3 14. Qxf3 Nxh2 15. Kxh2 Qh4+ 16. Kg2 Qxc4 17. Rh1 $17) 14.
    Be2 (14. Ne4 $1 Qh6 15. Qxd6 Bxe4 16. Nh4 $15) 14... Rfd8 $17 15. Qd4 Ne5 (
    15... Bxf3 $6 16. Qxf6 Nxf6 17. Bxf3 $11) 16. Ne1 Bc7 17. Qb4 Ncd3 (17... a5 $5
    18. bxa6 Nxa6 $17) 18. Bxd3 Nxd3 19. Nxd3 Qf3 {Threatening mate: Qg2} 20. e4
    Rxd3 21. Rae1 (21. Rfd1 $142 $5 Be5 22. Rxd3 Qxd3 23. Qe7 Bxc3 24. Qxb7 $11)
    21... Bd6 $19 22. Qa4 Bc5 (22... Rxc3 $143 23. Qd4 Bb4 24. Qxb4 $15) 23. Nb1 f5
    (23... f5 24. Nc3 Rd2 $19 (24... Rxc3 $6 25. Bxc3 Qxc3 26. Qd1 $19)) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1987.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Laber, Seweryn"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "42"]
    [EventDate "1987.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 $15 3. e3 e6 4. b5 Bd6 5. c4 Nbd7 6. f4 (6. d4 c5 $15) 6...
    O-O (6... Nb6 7. cxd5 Nbxd5 8. Nf3 $15) 7. Nf3 c5 (7... Nb6 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Bd3
    $15) 8. Be2 d4 (8... dxc4 9. Na3 $11) 9. O-O $11 Qc7 10. g3 (10. exd4 cxd4 11.
    Bxd4 Bxf4 $11) 10... e5 (10... dxe3 $5 11. dxe3 e5 $15) 11. fxe5 $11 Nxe5 (
    11... Bxe5 12. Nxe5 Qxe5 13. Bd3 $14) 12. exd4 $14 cxd4 13. Nxe5 (13. Bxd4 $142
    $5 Bh3 14. Re1 $14) 13... Bxe5 $15 14. d3 (14. Qb3 $5 $15) 14... Bxg3 $1 $17
    15. Bxd4 $2 (15. hxg3 Qxg3+ {Combination}) 15... Bxh2+ $19 16. Kh1 Be5 (16...
    Qd7 $142 17. Bxf6 Qh3 $19) 17. Bxe5 Qxe5 18. Nd2 Re8 19. Bf3 Qf4 (19... Qg3 20.
    Nb3 $19) 20. Bg2 (20. Nb3 $142 Qh4+ 21. Kg1 Qg3+ 22. Bg2 $19) 20... Qh6+ 21.
    Kg1 Qe3+ (21... Qe3+ 22. Kh1 Ng4 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Mephisto Exclusiv"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "140"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 Bd6 5. c4 O-O 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. Qc2 dxc4 8.
    Bxc4 e5 9. d3 Qe8 10. Nbd2 Nc5 (10... Nb6 $5 $11) 11. d4 exd4 12. Bxd4 Nce4 13.
    O-O c5 14. Bb2 Nxd2 15. Qxd2 Be6 (15... Qe7 16. Rfd1 Rd8 17. Qc3 $11) 16. Be2 (
    16. Qxd6 $142 Bxc4 17. Bxf6 gxf6 18. Rfc1 $18) 16... Ne4 $11 17. Qc2 Bd5 18.
    Rad1 Qe6 19. Rxd5 Qxd5 20. Rd1 Qe6 (20... Qxa2 $2 21. Bc4 Qa5 22. Qxe4 $18) 21.
    Bd3 Nf6 22. Ng5 Qe7 23. Nxh7 (23. Bxh7+ Kh8 24. Bg8 Bxh2+ 25. Kxh2 Ng4+ 26. Kg3
    $18) 23... Nxh7 $11 24. Bxh7+ Kh8 25. Qf5 (25. Be4 $142 $11) 25... Rad8 $4 (
    25... Qh4 $142 26. Rxd6 Qxh7 27. Qxh7+ Kxh7 $17) 26. g3 (26. Qh5 $142 Qh4 27.
    Qxh4 Be7 28. Rxd8 Bxh4 29. Rxf8+ Kxh7 30. Rxf7 Bd8 $18) 26... Bc7 $4 (26...
    Bxg3 $142 27. Rxd8 Bxf2+ 28. Qxf2 Rxd8 $14) 27. Rxd8 Rxd8 28. Qh5 Qe8 29. Bg6+
    (29. Bf5+ Kg8 30. Qh7+ Kf8 31. Qxg7+ Ke7 32. Qf6+ Kf8 33. Qh6+ Ke7 34. Bf6+ Kd6
    35. Bxd8+ Kd5 36. Bxc7 Qe7 $18) 29... Kg8 30. Qh7+ Kf8 31. Qxg7+ (31. Bxg7+
    $142 Ke7 32. Qh4+ Kd7 33. Bf5+ Kd6 34. Qf4+ Kd5 35. Qxc7 $18) 31... Ke7 32.
    Bf6+ Ke6 33. Bxd8 Bxd8 34. Be4 (34. Bd3 $142 $5 Bf6 35. Bc4+ Ke7 $18) 34...
    Qxb5 35. f4 (35. Qg4+ Ke7 $18) 35... c4 $16 36. f5+ Ke7 37. f6+ (37. Qg5+ $142
    $5 f6 38. Qg7+ Kd6 39. Qg8 $18) 37... Ke6 $11 38. Qg4+ Kxf6 39. Qh4+ Qg5 40.
    Qxg5+ Kxg5 41. Bxb7 c3 42. Be4 Bc7 43. Kf2 Kg4 44. Kg2 a5 45. h3+ Kg5 46. Bc2
    Bd6 47. e4 Kf6 48. Kf3 Ke5 49. h4 Kf6 (49... Bc5 50. h5 $14) 50. g4 $16 Kg7 51.
    g5 Bc5 (51... f6 52. Kg4 $16) 52. Kg4 (52. h5 $5 Bd6 $18) 52... Bd4 $16 53. h5
    Kh7 (53... f6 54. h6+ Kf7 55. Kf5 fxg5 56. Bb3+ Kf8 57. Kxg5 Be3+ 58. Kg6 $16)
    54. Kf5 Kg8 55. e5 Be3 56. Kf6 Bb6 57. Bb3 Bd8+ 58. Kf5 Kg7 59. a4 Bc7 60. e6
    fxe6+ 61. Kxe6 (61. Bxe6 $4 c2 $19) 61... Bd8 62. Kf5 Kh7 63. Bc2 Bc7 (63...
    Kh8 64. h6 Be7 65. g6 $18) 64. Kf6+ (64. h6 $142 Bb6 65. Ke5+ Kg8 66. g6 $18)
    64... Kg8 65. h6 Bd8+ $2 (65... Bf4 $18) 66. Kg6 Bc7 67. Kh5 (67. Kf5 Bd6 $18)
    67... Bb6 68. g6 Bd4 69. g7 Bxg7 70. hxg7 Kxg7 1-0
    
    [Event "email b4-01-06"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Plock, Joerg"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "83"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e6 2. b5 d5 3. Bb2 Nf6 4. e3 Bd6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. c4 a6 7. Nc3 dxc4 8. Bxc4
    c6 9. bxc6 Nxc6 10. d4 b5 11. Be2 (11. Bb3 Bb7 12. d5 exd5 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14.
    Bxd5 Bb4+ 15. Ke2 Qe7 16. Nd4 Ne5 $17) 11... Bb7 12. Rc1 Rc8 (12... Qa5 13. O-O
    b4 14. Na4 Ne7 15. Nc5 Bd5 $11) 13. O-O b4 14. Nb1 (14. Na4 Qa5 15. Nc5 Bxc5
    16. dxc5 Qxa2 17. Bxf6 gxf6 18. Ra1 Qb2 $11) 14... Qa5 15. Nbd2 Bb8 (15... Qd5
    16. Nc4 Bc7 17. Qa4 Rfd8 18. Bd3 Qd7 $11) 16. Qb3 Qh5 17. Rfe1 Rfd8 (17... Ng4
    18. h3 Nf6 19. Ne5 Qf5 20. g4 Qg5 $11) (17... g5 $2 18. Rc5 h6) 18. h3 (18. Ne5
    Qh6 19. Ndf3 Nxe5 20. dxe5 Ng4 21. h3 Bxf3 22. Bxf3 Nxe5 23. Bxe5 Bxe5 24. Qxb4
    $16) 18... a5 19. Rc5 $6 (19. Qa4 Qd5 20. e4 Qd7 21. Bb5 Bf4 22. Rc2 $16) 19...
    Qh6 (19... Rd5 20. Rc2 Rdd8 21. Qa4 Qd5 22. e4 Qh5 23. Rc5 Qh6 $16) 20. Rec1
    Bd6 21. R5c2 Ne7 22. Rxc8 Rxc8 23. Rxc8+ Nxc8 24. Qd3 (24. Qa4 Qh5 25. Nb3 Qf5
    26. Qxa5 Qc2 27. Ba6 Bxf3 28. gxf3 Qxb2 29. Bxc8 Qb1+ 30. Kg2 Qg6+ 31. Kf1 Qb1+
    32. Kg2 Qg6+ $11) 24... Bc7 25. Qc2 Bb6 26. Ne5 (26. a3 Qh5 27. axb4 axb4 28.
    Nc4 Qb5 (28... Bd8 $2 29. Nce5 Qh6 30. Nc6 Bb6 31. Nxb4 Ne7 32. Qb3 $18) 29.
    Nfe5 Be4 30. Qb3 Bc7 31. Nxf7 $1 Qb7 32. f3 Bd5 33. Nfe5 Bxe5 34. dxe5 $18)
    26... Nd6 27. Bf3 Bxf3 28. Ndxf3 Nfe8 29. a3 bxa3 30. Bxa3 Qf6 31. Nc6 $1 Kh8
    32. Nfe5 (32. Bxd6 Nxd6 33. Qd3 Bc7 34. Qa6 h5 35. h4 g6 36. Qa7 $18) 32... Qf5
    33. Qa2 Bc7 (33... g6 34. Nxa5 Kg7 35. Nac6 Qe4 36. Qb3 Bc7 37. Bxd6 Nxd6 38.
    g4 $18) 34. Bxd6 Nxd6 35. Nxa5 g5 (35... Bxa5 36. Qxa5 Qb1+ 37. Kh2 Qb8 38. Nd7
    Nc4+ 39. Nxb8 Nxa5) 36. Nac6 Kg7 37. f3 Ne8 (37... h5 38. g4 hxg4 39. hxg4 Qh7
    40. Kg2 Qh4 41. e4 $16) 38. g4 Qf6 39. Kg2 Bxe5 40. dxe5 Qg6 41. e4 h6 42. Qa7
    (42. Qa7 Qh7 43. Nd4 Kg6 44. Qe7 Qg8 45. h4 gxh4 46. Qxh4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Mephisto Exclusiv"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "45"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 d5 3. e3 e6 4. b5 Bd6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. d3 Bd7 7. c4 c6 8. a4 cxb5
    9. axb5 Bb4+ 10. Nbd2 dxc4 11. dxc4 Ne4 12. Qc2 Nxd2 13. Nxd2 Qg5 14. Bd3 Bxd2+
    (14... Qxg2 15. Bxh7+ Kh8 16. Be4 Bxd2+ 17. Ke2 (17. Kxd2 $6 Qxf2+ 18. Kd3
    Qxc2+ 19. Kxc2 Bc8 $14) 17... Qg4+ 18. Bf3 $18 (18. Kxd2 $6 Rd8 19. Rhg1 Bc6+
    20. Bd5 Bxd5 21. Rxg4 Be4+ 22. Kc1 Bxc2 23. Bxg7+ Kh7 $18)) 15. Kxd2 Qxg2 (
    15... f5 $11) 16. Rag1 (16. Bxh7+ $142 Kh8 17. Raf1 $16) 16... Qxf2+ $15 17.
    Be2 f6 18. Qe4 Rd8 19. Kc3 $2 (19. Bd4 e5 20. Rf1 Bf5 21. Qxb7 Rxd4+ 22. exd4
    Qxd4+ 23. Ke1 Be4 24. Qc8+ Kf7 25. Qc7+ Nd7 $15) 19... Qxe2 20. Rg2 $4 (20.
    Rxg7+ Kxg7 21. Rg1+ Kh8 22. Qf4 $18) 20... f5 $19 21. Qxb7 (21. Rxe2 $4 fxe4
    22. Rd2 a6 $19) 21... Qxe3+ 22. Kb4 (22. Kc2 g6 23. Rd1 $19) 22... a5+ 23. Ka4
    (23. Ka4 Na6 24. Rxg7+ Kf8 25. Rg8+ Kxg8 26. Qg2+ Kf8 27. Qg7+ Ke8 28. Qh8+ Ke7
    29. Qf6+ Kd6 30. Rd1+ Kc7 31. Rxd7+ Kxd7 32. bxa6 $19) 1-0
    
    [Event "Ostroda Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Lisowski, K."]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "39"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 d5 3. e3 e6 4. b5 Be7 5. c4 c6 6. a4 a6 7. Nf3 O-O 8. Qc2 Bd7
    9. Ng5 h6 10. Bxf6 hxg5 11. h4 Bxf6 12. hxg5 g6 13. gxf6 Qxf6 14. Ra3 (14. Ra2
    axb5 15. axb5 Rxa2 16. Qxa2 d4 $14) 14... axb5 $11 15. cxb5 cxb5 16. Bxb5 Rc8
    17. Rc3 Rxc3 18. Nxc3 (18. Qxc3 $143 Qxc3 19. dxc3 Ra5 $17) 18... Bxb5 19. axb5
    Nd7 20. Rh3 (20. f4 Nb6 $11) 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1985.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Berens, Jerzy"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "52"]
    [EventDate "1985.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 Be7 5. Nf3 c6 6. a4 O-O 7. c4 a6 8. Be2 dxc4
    9. Bxc4 axb5 10. axb5 Rxa1 11. Bxa1 Bd7 12. Qb3 cxb5 13. Bxb5 Qb6 14. Nc3 (14.
    Bc4 Qxb3 15. Bxb3 Rc8 $15) 14... Bc6 (14... Rc8 15. Bc4 Qxb3 16. Bxb3 $15) 15.
    Ke2 (15. O-O Bxf3 16. gxf3 Na6 $15) 15... Nbd7 16. Rb1 Nc5 (16... Ra8 17. Bxc6
    Qxc6 18. Kf1 $15) 17. Qb2 (17. Qc4 Bxf3+ 18. gxf3 Qd6 $11) 17... Rd8 (17... Ra8
    18. Kf1 $15) 18. Bxc6 $11 Qxb2 (18... Qxc6 $142 $5 19. d4 Na4 20. Qxb7 Nxc3+
    21. Bxc3 Qc4+ 22. Kd2 Nd5 $11) 19. Rxb2 bxc6 20. Rb6 (20. Ne5 Rc8 $16) 20...
    Ra8 (20... Nd3 21. Rxc6 Nc1+ 22. Kf1 $11) 21. Bb2 $14 Ra6 22. Rb8+ Bf8 23. Ne5
    Ncd7 24. Nxd7 Nxd7 25. Rd8 Ra7 26. Ne4 c5 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Januszewski, Kazimierz"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "73"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. b5 c5 5. Nf3 $11 Be7 6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8.
    a4 (8. Ne5 Nxe5 9. Bxe5 Nd7 $11) 8... b6 9. h3 Bb7 10. d3 Qc7 11. Nbd2 e5 12.
    Nh2 (12. a5 bxa5 13. Nb3 Bd6 $15) 12... Bd6 13. Ng4 Nxg4 14. hxg4 (14. Bxg4 f5
    15. Bf3 a6 $15) 14... f5 (14... Rfe8 $5 $17) 15. gxf5 $15 Rxf5 16. e4 Rg5 (
    16... Rf4 $5 $11) 17. exd5 $14 Bxd5 18. Ne4 (18. Bf3 Bxf3 19. Qxf3 Rd8 $14)
    18... Rg6 $11 19. c4 Bb7 20. Bh5 Rh6 21. Bc1 Re6 22. Qg4 Nf8 23. Qg3 Be7 (23...
    a6 24. bxa6 Rxa6 25. Re1 $11) 24. Bg4 Rg6 25. Qh3 Bc8 26. Bxc8 Rxc8 27. Nc3 (
    27. f4 Ne6 $14) 27... Bf6 (27... Ne6 28. Nd5 Qd6 29. a5 $14) 28. Nd5 $16 Qd7
    29. Qxd7 (29. Nxf6+ $6 gxf6 30. Qxd7 Nxd7 $11) 29... Nxd7 30. Bb2 Nf8 (30...
    Rd8 31. Rfe1 $16) 31. Bxe5 $1 Kf7 (31... Bxe5 {A deflection} 32. Ne7+ {
    A double attack}) 32. Bxf6 $18 (32. Nxf6 $143 gxf6 33. Bf4 Rd8 $16) 32... gxf6
    33. Rfe1 (33. a5 Rd8 $18) 33... Ne6 (33... Rg7 $142 $18) 34. a5 Rcg8 (34... Rg7
    35. axb6 axb6 36. Ra7+ Kf8 37. Rxg7 (37. Rxe6 $6 Rxa7 38. Rxf6+ Ke8 $18) 37...
    Nxg7 38. Nxb6 $18) 35. g3 (35. axb6 $142 Rxg2+ 36. Kh1 $18) 35... h5 (35... Re8
    $18) 36. axb6 h4 (36... a5 37. bxa6 h4 38. a7 hxg3 39. a8=Q gxf2+ 40. Kxf2 Rg2+
    41. Ke3 Rxa8 42. Rxa8 $18) 37. Rxa7+ (37. Rxa7+ Kf8 38. b7 Rxg3+ 39. fxg3 Rxg3+
    40. Kf2 Rg2+ 41. Kxg2 h3+ 42. Kxh3 Kf7 43. b8=Q+ Kg6 44. Qg8+ Ng7 45. Qxg7+ Kf5
    46. Qxf6#) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr ICCF GT-242"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1985.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Andonov, A."]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "63"]
    [EventDate "1985.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Bg4 3. c4 e6 4. Qb3 Nf6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. d3 c6 7. Nd2 Be7 8. h3
    Bf5 9. Ngf3 O-O 10. Be2 a5 11. a3 h6 12. O-O Bd6 (12... a4 13. Qc2 $11) 13.
    cxd5 (13. c5 Bc7 $14) 13... exd5 $11 14. Nd4 a4 15. Qd1 Bh7 16. N2f3 Re8 17.
    Rc1 Qb6 18. Qd2 Bb8 19. Qc3 Rc8 (19... Bd6 20. Rc2 $11) 20. Nh4 Qd8 21. f4 Bd6
    22. g4 (22. Nhf5 Bf8 $14) 22... Bf8 (22... c5 23. bxc5 Rxc5 24. Qd2 $11) 23.
    Ndf3 (23. g5 $142 $5 c5 24. bxc5 Nxc5 25. Qd2 hxg5 26. fxg5 $11) 23... c5 24.
    b5 Qb6 25. Ne5 (25. g5 hxg5 26. fxg5 Nh5 $15) 25... Qxb5 $17 26. g5 (26. Nhf3
    Bd6 $17) 26... hxg5 27. fxg5 Nxe5 28. gxf6 gxf6 29. Kh1 (29. Rcd1 d4 30. exd4
    cxd4 $19) 29... Bg7 (29... Bxd3 30. Bxd3 Qxd3 31. Rxf6 Qe4+ 32. Kh2 $19) 30.
    Rg1 $2 (30. Nf5 $5 Qd7 31. e4 $17) 30... Kf8 (30... Nxd3 31. Qxf6 Nf2+ 32. Qxf2
    Qxb2 33. Nf5 Bxf5 34. Qxf5 $17) 31. Bg4 $2 (31. Rcd1 $142 $19) 31... Nxg4 32.
    Rxg4 0-1
    
    [Event "corr b4/02/08"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Benassi, Aspasio"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "38"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    {4/2} 1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Bg4 3. Nf3 Nd7 4. h3 Bxf3 5. exf3 Ngf6 6. a3 e6 7. d4 Bd6
    8. Bd3 $146 a5 (8... O-O 9. O-O $15) 9. b5 c5 10. bxc6 (10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. O-O
    O-O $15) 10... bxc6 11. Nc3 (11. Nd2 O-O $15) 11... O-O 12. O-O Qe7 (12... Rb8
    13. Bc1 $17) 13. g3 (13. Qd2 Rfb8 14. Rfb1 e5 $15) 13... Rfb8 (13... Rab8 14.
    Ra2 $17) 14. Qc1 (14. Ra2 c5 $17) 14... c5 15. Re1 c4 16. Bf1 Rb7 (16... Ra7
    17. Bg2 $17) 17. Rb1 (17. Bg2 Rab8 18. Rb1 Nb6 $17) 17... Rab8 18. f4 (18. Bg2
    $5 $17) 18... Nf8 $19 19. Bg2 (19. a4 Bb4 20. Ra1 Qd6 $17) 19... Rxb2 $1 (19...
    Rxb2 20. Rxb2 Bxa3 21. Rxb8 Bxc1 22. Rxc1 Qa7 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "email b4-01-05"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Gross, Gerald"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Bg4 3. h3 Bh5 4. c4 dxc4 5. Qc2 e5 6. Qxc4 (6. Qf5 Nf6 7. Qxe5+
    Qe7 8. a3 Qxe5 9. Bxe5 Nbd7 10. Bxc7 a5 $14 {0.34/10}) (6. b5 Nd7 (6... Bd6 7.
    Qxc4 (7. e4 Nf6 (7... a6 8. Bxc4 Nf6 9. Nc3 c6 10. a4 Qc7 $15 {-0.34/8}) (7...
    c6 8. Bxc4 Nf6 9. Ne2 O-O 10. Nbc3 Bc5 $15 {-0.34/8}) (7... Nd7 8. Bxc4 Ngf6 9.
    Ne2 Rc8 10. d4 c6 $15 {-0.34/7}) (7... Ne7 8. g4 Bg6 9. Bxc4 Nd7 10. f4 exf4
    $11 {-0.06/9}) 8. Bxc4 Nbd7 9. Ne2 Rc8 10. d4 c6 $15 {-0.34/7}) (7. Nc3 a6 (
    7... Nd7 8. Qe4 Rb8 9. Qxc4 Ngf6 10. Nf3 O-O $15 {-0.56/9}) (7... Nf6 8. e4 Bc5
    9. Na4 Bd4 10. Bxc4 a6 $15 {-0.56/8}) (7... c6 8. e4 a6 9. bxc6 Nxc6 10. Bxc4
    Rc8 $15 {-0.63/9}) 8. e4 c6 9. bxc6 Nxc6 10. Bxc4 Rc8 $15 {-0.63/9}) (7. Nf3
    Nd7 (7... Bxf3 8. exf3 Nf6 9. Bxc4 O-O 10. O-O c6 $11 {-0.22/9}) 8. Qxc4 Ngf6
    9. g4 Bg6 10. d3 a6 $15 {-0.50/8}) (7. Na3 Bg6 8. Qa4 Nd7 9. Nxc4 Nb6 10. Nxd6+
    cxd6 $15 {-0.47/9}) 7... Nd7 (7... Ne7 8. g4 Bg6 9. f4 f6 10. fxe5 fxe5 $11 {
    -0.19/9}) (7... c6 8. d4 exd4 9. Bxd4 Nf6 10. Nc3 a6 $11 {-0.19/8}) (7... a6 8.
    d4 Nd7 9. bxa6 bxa6 10. dxe5 Nxe5 $14 {0.56/9}) 8. g4 Bg6 9. Bg2 Rb8 10. d3
    Ngf6 $11 {-0.22/9}) (6... Bg6 7. Qxc4 Nd7 (7... f6 8. Nf3 Bf7 9. Qc2 a6 10. e4
    c6 $11 {-0.13/8}) (7... Bd6 8. g3 Nd7 9. Bg2 Rb8 10. Nf3 Bf5 $11 {-0.09/8}) (
    7... e4 8. d3 exd3 9. e4 Nd7 10. Bxd3 Qg5 $11 {-0.19/8}) (7... Qd7 8. Bxe5 c6
    9. Qf4 Qd8 10. Nc3 Nd7 $16 {1.06/9}) 8. Nf3 Bd6 9. e3 Ngf6 10. d4 exd4 $15 {
    -0.44/9}) (6... c6 7. Qf5 (7. e3 Bg6 (7... Qd7 8. Qxc4 f6 9. d4 cxb5 10. Qxb5
    Nc6 $11 {-0.22/9}) (7... Bd6 8. Bxc4 a6 9. a4 Nf6 10. Nc3 Bg6 $15 {-0.47/8}) (
    7... Ne7 8. Bxc4 Nd7 9. d4 Rc8 10. Qb3 cxb5 $15 {-0.44/8}) (7... Nf6 8. Bxc4
    Bg6 9. d3 a6 10. a4 e4 $15 {-0.41/7}) 8. Qxc4 a6 9. bxa6 Nxa6 10. Bc3 f6 $17 {
    -0.72/8}) (7. g4 Bg6 (7... Qd5 8. e4 Bg6 9. exd5 Bxc2 10. dxc6 bxc6 $11 {0.00/9
    }) 8. Qxc4 Nd7 9. Nf3 cxb5 10. Qxb5 a6 $15 {-0.50/10}) (7. Qxc4 f6 (7... Bd6 8.
    d4 exd4 9. Bxd4 Nf6 10. Nc3 a6 $15 {-0.34/9}) (7... Qd6 8. Nf3 Nd7 9. Qc3 e4
    10. Qe3 Ngf6 $11 {-0.19/8}) (7... Qe7 8. g4 Bg6 9. Bg2 Qc7 10. Nf3 Bd6 $11 {
    0.00/8}) (7... Qc7 8. d4 Qa5+ 9. Nc3 a6 10. a4 Bb4 $11 {-0.09/8}) 8. Nc3 Bf7 9.
    Qa4 a6 10. e4 Qd4 $15 {-0.47/8}) 7... Bg6 8. Qxe5+ Qe7 9. Qxe7+ Nxe7 10. Na3 c3
    $11 {0.19/9}) (6... Qd7 7. a4 (7. Nf3 f6 (7... Bxf3 8. exf3 Bd6 9. Bxc4 c6 10.
    Qb3 a6 $11 {-0.03/8}) (7... Qxb5 8. Nxe5 Nc6 9. Nxc4 Rd8 10. e3 Qd5 $11 {
    -0.13/8}) 8. Qxc4 a6 9. Nc3 axb5 10. Qxb5 c6 $15 {-0.44/9}) (7. e3 Qxb5 (7...
    c6 8. Qxc4 f6 9. d4 cxb5 10. Qxb5 Nc6 $11 {-0.22/9}) (7... Bd6 8. Bxc4 c6 9.
    Qb3 a6 10. b6 Qd8 $11 {-0.22/9}) 8. Bxc4 Qc5 9. f4 Qc6 10. Qf5 Nd7 $17 {-0.91/8
    }) (7. Bxe5 Qxb5 8. Qc3 f6 9. Bxc7 Na6 10. Bf4 Nb4 $15 {-0.38/8}) (7. Qxc4 Bd6
    (7... f6 8. Nc3 Bf7 9. Qa4 c6 10. e3 Ne7 $11 {-0.09/8}) 8. d4 e4 9. g4 Bg6 10.
    d5 f6 $11 {-0.22/9}) 7... Bg6 (7... c6 8. Nf3 Bxf3 9. exf3 cxb5 10. axb5 Qxb5
    $11 {0.09/9}) (7... Bd6 8. Na3 Bg6 9. Qc3 f6 10. Nxc4 Ne7 $11 {-0.16/9}) 8.
    Qxc4 a6 9. e4 axb5 10. axb5 Rxa1 $11 {-0.19/9}) 7. Qxc4 (7. e4 Rc8 (7... Qf6 8.
    Ba3 Qb6 9. Bxf8 Nxf8 10. Na3 Nf6 $15 {-0.44/9}) (7... Ngf6 8. Bxc4 Rc8 9. Nf3
    Bxf3 10. gxf3 Bd6 $15 {-0.38/9}) (7... Bc5 8. Bxc4 Qf6 9. d3 Rd8 10. g4 Bg6 $15
    {-0.31/8}) (7... Bd6 8. Bxc4 Ngf6 9. Ne2 Rc8 10. d4 c6 $15 {-0.34/7}) 8. Bxc4
    c6 9. Qd3 cxb5 10. Bxb5 a6 $15 {-0.56/10}) (7. e3 Bd6 (7... Ngf6 8. Bxc4 Bg6 9.
    d3 Nb6 10. Bxe5 Nxc4 $15 {-0.47/8}) (7... Bg6 8. Qxc4 Ngf6 9. Nf3 Bd6 10. d4
    exd4 $15 {-0.44/8}) (7... a6 8. bxa6 Bg6 9. Qd1 Rxa6 10. Bxc4 Rd6 $15 {-0.44/8}
    ) (7... Rc8 8. Bxc4 c6 9. bxc6 Rxc6 10. d3 a6 $15 {-0.44/8}) 8. Bxc4 Ngf6 9. d4
    Bg6 10. Qe2 e4 $15 {-0.50/8}) (7. g4 Bg6 8. Qxc4 a6 9. Nf3 axb5 10. Qxb5 c6 $15
    {-0.59/9}) (7. g3 a6 8. Qxc4 Bg6 9. Nf3 axb5 10. Qxb5 c6 $15 {-0.53/9}) 7... a6
    (7... Bd6 8. g4 Bg6 9. Bg2 Rb8 10. d3 Ngf6 $11 {-0.22/9}) (7... Rb8 8. g4 Bg6
    9. Nf3 Bd6 10. d3 a6 $15 {-0.28/7}) (7... f6 8. Nf3 Bf7 9. Qc2 Rc8 10. e4 c6
    $11 {-0.22/9}) (7... Ngf6 8. g4 Bg6 9. Bg2 Rb8 10. d3 Bd6 $15 {-0.31/8}) 8. Nf3
    axb5 9. Qxb5 c6 10. Qd3 Bg6 $15 {-0.50/9}) 6... Nd7 7. Nf3 (7. g4 Bg6 8. Nf3
    Bd6 9. Bg2 c6 10. d3 Ne7 $15 {-0.38/8}) (7. d4 b5 (7... c6 8. dxe5 Qe7 9. b5
    Nxe5 10. Qc3 Qb4 $11 {-0.06/9}) (7... exd4 8. Bxd4 Ngf6 9. g4 Bg6 10. Nc3 c6
    $11 {-0.25/8}) (7... Qe7 8. a3 c6 9. e3 Rd8 10. Be2 Nb6 $11 {-0.16/9}) 8. Qb3
    a5 9. bxa5 exd4 10. Nd2 c5 $15 {-0.56/8}) (7. a3 a5 (7... c6 8. Nf3 Bxf3 9.
    gxf3 Ngf6 10. Rg1 a5 $15 {-0.28/9}) (7... Bd6 8. d4 exd4 9. Bxd4 Ngf6 10. Nc3
    Nb6 $15 {-0.28/8}) (7... Ne7 8. Qe4 c6 9. Bxe5 Bg6 10. Qe3 Nd5 $11 {-0.16/10})
    8. g4 Bg6 9. b5 Nb6 10. Qc1 Be4 $15 {-0.41/8}) (7. g3 c6 (7... Ngf6 8. Bg2 c6
    9. Nf3 Bd6 10. Nc3 Nb6 $15 {-0.31/8}) (7... Bd6 8. Bg2 c6 9. b5 Qb6 10. bxc6
    Qxb2 $15 {-0.28/9}) (7... f6 8. Bg2 c6 9. Qe6+ Ne7 10. Nc3 f5 $15 {-0.31/10}) (
    7... Rb8 8. Bg2 Bd6 9. Nf3 Ngf6 10. Nc3 Nb6 $11 {-0.13/8}) 8. Bg2 Nb6 9. Qc2
    Bg6 10. Be4 Bxe4 $15 {-0.44/9}) 7... Bd6 (7... Bxf3 8. gxf3 c6 9. Rg1 Ngf6 10.
    a3 a5 $15 {-0.28/9}) (7... f6 8. Nc3 Ne7 9. Rc1 Nb6 10. Qe4 c6 $11 {-0.25/9})
    8. Nc3 (8. g4 Bg6 9. d3 Nb6 10. Qb3 f6 $15 {-0.41/9}) 8... a5 (8... Ngf6 9. Nb5
    O-O 10. Nxd6 cxd6 $15 {-0.41/9}) 9. Nb5 Ngf6 10. bxa5 (10. g4 Bg6 $11 {-0.22/8}
    ) 10... O-O (10... Bxf3 $11 {-0.22/8}) 11. Nxd6 cxd6 12. Bc3 Rc8 13. Qb5 Nc5
    14. Rc1 Nce4 15. g4 Bg6 16. Bg2 Rc5 17. Qxb7 Qxa5 18. O-O (18. Bxa5 Rxc1#)
    18... Nxc3 19. Rxc3 Rxc3 20. dxc3 Qxa2 21. Qc6 Qe6 22. Ra1 Be4 23. Ng5 Bxg2 24.
    Kxg2 Qd5+ 25. Qxd5 Nxd5 26. c4 Nb6 27. Ra6 Nxc4 28. Rc6 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "TSC"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Schulz, Hans_Juergen"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "1935"]
    [BlackElo "2070"]
    [PlyCount "69"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Bg4 3. h3 Bh5 4. g4 Bg6 5. Bg2 e6 6. c4 Nf6 7. a3 c6 8. cxd5
    Nxd5 9. h4 h5 10. g5 Nf4 11. Bf3 Bf5 (11... a5 12. Nh3 Nxh3 13. Rxh3 axb4 14.
    axb4 Rxa1 15. Bxa1 $15) 12. Be5 $11 Ng6 13. Bc3 Nd7 14. d4 a5 (14... Bg4 15. e4
    $11) 15. bxa5 e5 16. dxe5 Ngxe5 17. Nd2 Rxa5 (17... Qc7 18. Be4 Bxe4 19. Nxe4
    $14) 18. Bxa5 $14 Qxa5 19. Kf1 Be7 (19... f6 20. Nb3 Qc3 21. Rc1 $14) 20. Kg2
    $16 Nxf3 21. Ngxf3 (21. Kxf3 $6 f6 22. Kg2 fxg5 (22... Bxa3 $2 23. Nc4 Qc5 24.
    Nxa3 $18 (24. Rxa3 $143 O-O $18)) 23. hxg5 h4 $11) 21... O-O 22. e4 Bg6 23. Qc2
    Qc7 24. Nd4 Ra8 25. Nf5 (25. f3 Bd6 $16 (25... Rxa3 $4 26. Nb5 Qe5 27. Nxa3 $18
    (27. Rxa3 $6 Qxb5 28. Ra8+ Kh7 $18))) 25... Bf8 (25... Bxf5 26. exf5 Qf4 27.
    Rab1 $14) 26. Rhd1 (26. Rhb1 Nc5 27. Nb3 Qe5 28. Nxc5 Bxc5 29. Rxb7 Bxf2 30.
    Qxf2 Qxa1 31. Ne7+ Kh8 32. Nxg6+ fxg6 $15) 26... Nc5 27. Nf1 b5 (27... Qf4 28.
    N1g3 $14) 28. f3 (28. N1e3 Bxf5 29. Nxf5 g6 30. Nh6+ Kh7 $16) 28... Qe5 (28...
    Bxf5 $142 $5 29. exf5 Qf4 $11) 29. N1g3 Ra4 30. Ra2 Rc4 (30... Bxf5 31. Nxf5 g6
    32. Nh6+ Kg7 33. Qc1 $16) 31. Qb2 $16 Qc7 32. Rd4 Na4 33. Qd2 Rxd4 34. Qxd4 c5
    35. Qd2 1-0
    
    [Event "corr or01-004 E-mail"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Plock, Joerg"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "64"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 (1. e4 $5 $11) 1... e5 $15 2. a3 d5 3. Bb2 Nd7 4. e3 (4. Nf3 Bd6 $15)
    4... Ngf6 5. c4 dxc4 6. Bxc4 Bd6 7. Qb3 O-O 8. Nf3 a5 9. d3 axb4 10. axb4 Rxa1
    11. Bxa1 Qe7 12. Bc3 (12. O-O Nb6 $15) 12... c6 (12... Nb6 13. Nbd2 $15) 13.
    Qb2 {The pressure on e5 grows} (13. b5 Nc5 14. Qc2 cxb5 15. Bxb5 Bg4 $15) 13...
    b5 14. Ba2 Nd5 {Increasing the pressure on the isolated pawn on b4} 15. Bxd5
    cxd5 16. Na3 (16. O-O Bb7 $15) 16... d4 (16... e4 17. Bxg7 exf3 18. Bxf8 Nxf8
    19. O-O $19) 17. Bd2 $15 dxe3 (17... Ba6 18. O-O dxe3 19. fxe3 $15) 18. fxe3
    Ba6 (18... e4 19. dxe4 Ne5 20. O-O Nxf3+ 21. Rxf3 $15) 19. O-O Rc8 20. Qa2 (20.
    e4 Nf6 $15) 20... Bc7 (20... Rc7 21. Qb1 $15) 21. Nb1 (21. Qd5 Nf6 22. Qc6 Qd6
    $11) 21... Bb7 22. Nc3 Ra8 23. Qc2 Bxf3 (23... Qxb4 $2 24. Ne4 Qe7 25. Qxc7
    Bxe4 26. dxe4 $18) 24. Rxf3 Ra1+ (24... Qxb4 $2 25. Nd5 Qc5 26. Qxc5 Nxc5 27.
    Nxc7 Ra1+ 28. Rf1 $18) 25. Rf1 Rxf1+ 26. Kxf1 Qf6+ (26... Qxb4 $143 27. Nd5 Qa4
    28. Qxa4 bxa4 29. Nxc7 $16) 27. Kg1 Qc6 28. d4 (28. Qd1 $5 $11) 28... exd4 $15
    29. exd4 Qd6 (29... Qc4 30. Qe4 Qxb4 31. Qe8+ Nf8 32. Nxb5 Qxd2 33. g3 $19) 30.
    Nxb5 Qxh2+ 31. Kf2 (31. Kf1 Qh1+ 32. Kf2 Qh4+ 33. Ke2 Qh5+ 34. Kf2 Bb6 $11)
    31... Qh4+ (31... Bg3+ 32. Kf3 Nb6 33. Qc6 $18) 32. Ke2 Qh5+ (32... Bg3 33.
    Qc8+ Nf8 34. Qh3 Qe4+ 35. Be3 Qc2+ 36. Bd2 Qc4+ 37. Ke3 $15) 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "b4-04-19"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2004.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Wallace, Gary"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "2004.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. a3 d5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. f4 exf4 5. Bxg7 h5 6. Bxh8 Qh4+ 7. g3 fxg3 8.
    Bg2 gxh2+ 9. Kf1 hxg1=Q+ 10. Kxg1 Qg5 11. Qe1 Bg3 {Black prepares h4} 12. Qf1
    f6 13. Qf3 h4 14. Qe3+ (14. Qxd5 $2 Be5 $19) 14... Qxe3+ 15. dxe3 c6 16. Nd2
    Bg4 (16... a5 17. b5 $14) 17. e4 d4 18. Bf3 Bxf3 (18... Be6 19. Bh5+ Ke7 20.
    Nf3 $14) 19. Nxf3 $16 c5 (19... a5 20. bxa5 (20. Nxd4 $6 axb4 21. a4 Ra5 $11)
    20... Rxa5 21. Nxh4 $16 (21. Nxd4 $6 Be5 22. Nb3 Ra4 $11)) 20. Nxh4 Nd7 21. Nf5
    Be5 22. Kf2 Nf8 (22... Ne7 23. Rag1 cxb4 24. axb4 $18) 23. bxc5 Rc8 $2 (23...
    Ne7 $18) 24. Rag1 Ne7 25. Nd6+ Bxd6 (25... Kd7 26. Nxc8 Kxc8 27. e3 $18) 26.
    cxd6 Neg6 27. Bxf6 Rxc2 (27... Rc6 28. e5 Rc5 $18) 28. Rxg6 $1 (28. Rxg6 Kf7
    29. Rhh6 Nxg6 30. d7 Kxf6 31. d8=Q+ Kg7 32. Rh3 Rxe2+ 33. Kxe2 Nf4+ 34. Kf3
    Nxh3 35. Qxd4+ Kf8 36. Qh8+ Ke7 37. Qxh3 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-95-75"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Bendig, Frank"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "32"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. a3 d5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. e3 Nf6 5. c4 c6 6. d4 (6. cxd5 cxd5 7. d4 e4
    $15) 6... e4 7. cxd5 cxd5 8. Bb5+ (8. Nc3 O-O $15) 8... Nc6 9. Ne2 (9. Nc3 O-O
    $15) 9... O-O 10. O-O Bxh2+ 11. Kxh2 Ng4+ 12. Kg3 Qg5 13. f4 exf3 14. Rg1 (14.
    Nd2 Nxe3+ 15. Kxf3 Re8 $19) 14... fxe2 (14... Nxe3+ $142 $5 15. Kxf3 Bg4+ 16.
    Kf2 Nxd1+ 17. Rxd1 Bxe2 18. Bxe2 $19) 15. Qxe2 (15. Qc1 Nxe3+ 16. Kf2 Qf4+ 17.
    Kxe2 Bg4+ 18. Kd3 Nxb4+ 19. axb4 $19) 15... Nxe3+ 16. Kf2 Re8 (16... Re8 17.
    Rc1 Ng4+ 18. Ke1 Rxe2+ 19. Bxe2 Nxd4 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2015.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Cirulis, Ilmars"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "1890"]
    [BlackElo "1795"]
    [PlyCount "62"]
    [EventDate "2015.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. a3 d5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bb2 Bd6 5. c4 c6 6. Nf3 Qe7 7. cxd5 cxd5 8. Nc3
    Nc6 (8... a6 9. d4 e4 10. Nd2 O-O 11. Be2 Be6 12. Na4 Ra7 13. Rc1 Nfd7 14. Nc5
    Qg5 15. Ndxe4 dxe4 16. Nxe4 Qe7 17. d5 Bf5 18. Nxd6 Qxd6 19. Qd4 Qf6 20. Qxa7
    Qxb2 21. Rd1 Qc3+ 22. Rd2 b6 23. d6 {
    Kutuzov,D (2410)-Seliverstov,V (2320)/ch-Moscow S/F 2011/0-1 (31)}) (8... Bd7
    9. Nb5 Bxb5 10. Bxb5+ Nbd7 11. Qb3 Rd8 12. O-O O-O 13. Rac1 a6 14. Be2 b5 {
    Hullplayer50-retiarius/ChessWorld.net 2016}) 9. b5 Na5 $146 (9... Nb8 10. Be2
    O-O 11. Qb3 Be6 12. d4 Nbd7 13. dxe5 Nxe5 14. Nd4 Rfc8 15. O-O Nc4 16. Bxc4
    Rxc4 17. Rac1 Rac8 18. Nce2 Ne4 19. Rxc4 dxc4 20. Qc2 Bd7 21. a4 a6 22. Nc3 Nc5
    23. Ba3 Qe5 24. Nf3 {Farguell Baro,J (1990)-Paredes Prats,J (2290)/VI
    Campeonato de Espa�a por Equipos, 1r 2005/1/2-1/2}) (9... Nd8 10. Be2 $15) 10.
    d4 (10. Qa4 Qd8 $11) 10... e4 $15 11. Ne5 Bxe5 12. dxe5 Qxe5 13. Qa4 b6 14. Qb4
    (14. Nd1 Qd6 $15) 14... Qe7 15. Ne2 Be6 16. Nd4 Nc4 (16... Qxb4+ 17. axb4 Nc4
    18. Bxc4 dxc4 19. Ke2 $17) 17. Qxe7+ $15 Kxe7 18. Bxc4 (18. Nc6+ Kf8 19. O-O-O
    Nd7 $15) 18... dxc4 $17 19. Nc6+ Kd7 (19... Kf8 20. O-O-O $17) 20. O-O-O+ $15
    Kc7 21. Be5+ Kb7 22. Bxf6 (22. Rd6 a6 23. bxa6+ Rxa6 $17) 22... gxf6 $17 23.
    Rd6 Rhg8 (23... a6 24. bxa6+ Rxa6 25. Nd8+ Ka7 26. Nxe6 Rxa3 27. Kb2 Rb3+ 28.
    Kc2 fxe6 29. Rxe6 $15) 24. g3 a6 25. bxa6+ Kxa6 26. Kc2 (26. Rhd1 Rg5 $17)
    26... Kb7 27. Nd4 Rgd8 28. Rxd8 Rxd8 29. Kc3 Bd5 (29... Ra8 30. Kb4 Bd5 31. Rc1
    $15) 30. Kb4 Ka6 (30... Rc8 $5 $17) 31. Rc1 Rd7 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr SOK-91-76"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kreuzer, Uwe"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "60"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. a3 d5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. e3 Be6 5. Nf3 Nd7 6. d3 (6. Nc3 a6 $15)
    6... Ngf6 (6... a5 7. d4 e4 8. Ne5 $17) 7. c4 c6 8. Be2 O-O 9. Nbd2 Qe7 10. O-O
    Ng4 11. h3 Nh6 12. e4 f5 13. Rc1 (13. exd5 cxd5 14. c5 Bc7 $11) 13... fxe4 14.
    dxe4 d4 15. c5 Bc7 16. Nc4 Rf4 17. g3 (17. Qd3 b5 18. cxb6 axb6 $11) 17... Rff8
    (17... Rxe4 18. Bd3 Bd5 19. Ncd2 $18 (19. Bxe4 $6 Bxe4 20. Re1 Bxf3 21. Qxf3
    Rf8 $14)) 18. Kg2 Nf7 19. Ncd2 Ng5 20. Nxg5 Qxg5 21. Bc4 Bxc4 22. Rxc4 Nf6 (
    22... Rad8 23. Nf3 Qf6 24. Qd3 $17) 23. Bc1 Qg6 24. Qe2 (24. Qb3 Rf7 $15) 24...
    h5 (24... Rad8 25. Rd1 $15) 25. Kh2 Rf7 26. f3 (26. f4 h4 27. gxh4 exf4 $17)
    26... Nd5 27. Nb3 (27. Nb1 h4 28. Rg1 Nf6 $15) 27... Nc3 $17 28. Qg2 Raf8 29.
    Nd2 Qe6 30. Bb2 (30. f4 exf4 31. Rxd4 fxg3+ 32. Kh1 Rxf1+ 33. Nxf1 $19) 30...
    Nxe4 $1 $19 (30... Nxe4 31. Rxd4 exd4 32. Nxe4 Qc4 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2013.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Kalapos, Karol"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1720"]
    [BlackElo "1785"]
    [PlyCount "22"]
    [EventDate "2013.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. a3 d5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. c4 dxc4 7. Bxc4 Nb6 8.
    Bb3 e4 9. Ng5 O-O 10. Nc3 Bf5 11. Qc2 {The pressure on e4 grows} Be5 $146 (
    11... Qe7 12. f3 a5 13. O-O Qe5 14. f4 Qe7 15. Ne2 Nbd7 16. Ng3 g6 17. Nxf5
    gxf5 18. d3 axb4 19. dxe4 fxe4 20. axb4 Rxa1 21. Rxa1 Bxb4 22. Rd1 h6 23. Nxe4
    Qxe4 24. Qxe4 Nxe4 25. Rxd7 Nc5 26. Rd4 {
    Mehlhorn,U (2440)-Taulien,H (2350)/RSX9E - A00 - Sokolsky-2 2004/1/2-1/2 (31)})
    0-1
    
    [Event "corr SOK-122"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Bothe, Erhard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "47"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. a3 d5 3. Bb2 Nd7 4. Nf3 Bd6 5. e3 Ngf6 6. c4 dxc4 7. Bxc4 O-O 8. d3
    c6 (8... a6 9. O-O $15) 9. O-O $11 Qc7 (9... b5 10. Bb3 $11) 10. Nbd2 Nb6 (
    10... a5 11. Qb3 $11) 11. Bb3 (11. Qc2 Rd8 $11) 11... Bd7 (11... a5 12. Qc2 $11
    ) 12. Rc1 (12. Qc2 Nbd5 $11) 12... Rad8 13. Qc2 Bf5 14. h3 (14. e4 Bg4 $11)
    14... Qe7 (14... Rfe8 15. Ne4 $11) 15. Rfe1 (15. Rfd1 Be6 $11) 15... Bb8 (15...
    Be6 16. Bxe6 Qxe6 17. Ng5 $11) 16. e4 Be6 (16... Bg6 17. d4 exd4 18. Bxd4 $14)
    17. Nc4 {The pressure on e5 grows} (17. Bxe6 Qxe6 18. d4 exd4 19. Nxd4 Qe7 $14)
    17... Nxc4 18. dxc4 (18. Bxc4 Bxc4 19. dxc4 $11) 18... Nh5 (18... c5 19. Rcd1
    $11) 19. Rcd1 (19. Bxe5 $5 Bxe5 20. Nxe5 $16) 19... c5 20. Bc3 (20. Nxe5 cxb4
    21. axb4 Bxh3 22. Rxd8 Rxd8 $11) 20... Bd6 (20... Nf4 21. Kh2 $11 (21. Nxe5
    $143 Bxh3 22. Nd3 Nxg2 $19) (21. Bxe5 $143 Bxe5 22. Nxe5 Bxh3 23. gxh3 Qg5+ 24.
    Ng4 Nxh3+ 25. Kh2 Qxg4 $17)) 21. b5 (21. bxc5 Bxc5 22. Nxe5 Bxa3 $11) 21... Bc7
    (21... f6 $5 $11) 22. Bxe5 (22. Nxe5 Rxd1 23. Rxd1 Bxh3 $14) 22... Bxe5 23.
    Nxe5 (23. Rxd8 $5 Bh2+ 24. Kxh2 Rxd8 25. e5 $16) 23... Bxh3 $14 24. Qc3 (24.
    gxh3 Rxd1) 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Tiger SC"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Luzuriaga, Norberto Horacio"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "59"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. a3 d5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. Nf3 Nd7 5. e3 Ngf6 6. c4 e4 7. Nd4 dxc4 8. Bxc4
    Ne5 9. Be2 a5 10. Nb5 (10. b5 c5 11. bxc6 Nxc6 $11) 10... Bg4 $17 11. Nxd6+ (
    11. O-O Bxe2 12. Qxe2 O-O $15) 11... Qxd6 (11... cxd6 $6 12. Bxe5 Bxe2 13. Qxe2
    dxe5 14. Qb5+ Qd7 15. Qxe5+ Qe7 16. Qxe7+ Kxe7 17. bxa5 Rxa5 18. f3 $14) 12.
    Qa4+ c6 13. bxa5 Nd3+ 14. Bxd3 Qxd3 {Do you see the mate threat?} (14... exd3
    $6 15. O-O $14) 15. Nc3 O-O 16. Rc1 Rfd8 {
    The backward pawn on d2 becomes a target} 17. Qc2 Qxc2 18. Rxc2 Rxa5 19. Ne2 (
    19. h3 Bf5 $15) 19... Nd7 20. h3 Be6 21. f3 (21. Nf4 Bb3 22. Rc3 Rb5 $17) 21...
    Nc5 (21... Bd5 22. Rg1 $15) 22. Nf4 (22. Nd4 Nd3+ 23. Ke2 Bd5 $17 (23... Nxb2
    $6 24. Nxe6 fxe6 25. Rxb2 $11)) 22... Bb3 23. Rc1 g5 24. Bf6 Re8 25. Bxg5 Rxa3
    26. O-O (26. Rf1 Ra5 $15) 26... Ra5 27. Bh4 f5 28. fxe4 (28. g4 fxg4 29. hxg4
    exf3 30. Rxf3 Ne4 $11) 28... fxe4 29. Be1 (29. Bf6 Rea8 $11) 29... Nd3 30. Nxd3
    1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr or01-006 E-mail"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Luzuriaga, Norberto Horacio"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "70"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 (1. Nf3 Nf6 $11) 1... e5 $15 2. a3 (2. Bb2 f6 $15) 2... d5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4.
    Nf3 Nd7 5. e3 (5. Nc3 c6 $15) 5... Ngf6 6. Be2 O-O (6... Qe7 7. Nc3 $15) 7. Nc3
    (7. O-O Re8 $15) 7... c6 8. O-O Qc7 9. g3 (9. Nh4 Nb6 $15) 9... a5 10. b5 Nb6
    11. bxc6 bxc6 (11... Qxc6 $6 12. d4 e4 13. Ne5 $11) 12. d3 Bh3 13. Re1 h6 14.
    a4 (14. Rb1 Rab8 $17) 14... Rfe8 15. Nd2 (15. Qd2 Bg4 $17) 15... Bb4 16. Bf1 (
    16. Nb3 Rad8 17. Bf3 Be6 $17) 16... Qd7 (16... Bxf1 17. Rxf1 Rab8 18. Qe2 $17)
    17. Bxh3 Qxh3 18. f3 (18. Qf3 Rab8 $17) 18... Nfd7 (18... Re7 19. Re2 $17) 19.
    Qe2 Nc5 20. Nb3 Nxb3 21. cxb3 Nd7 22. Rec1 Nc5 (22... Rab8 23. Na2 Bc5 24. Bc3
    Rxb3 25. Bxa5 $19) 23. Qc2 (23. Qd1 Rab8 $17) 23... Rab8 (23... Qf5 24. Na2
    Nxd3 25. Rd1 $19) 24. Rf1 $17 d4 25. exd4 exd4 26. Ne4 Nxb3 27. Rad1 Qe6 28. g4
    Qd7 (28... Rb7 29. Rb1 $19) 29. Bc1 (29. Rb1 Qd5 $19) 29... Nxc1 30. Rxc1 Re6 (
    30... Rb6 31. Rb1 $19) 31. Qf2 (31. Nc5 Bxc5 32. Qxc5 Rb3 $17) 31... Be7 (31...
    Rbe8 32. Rc4 $17) 32. Nc5 $17 Bxc5 33. Rxc5 Qe8 (33... Qd8 34. Rfc1 $17) 34.
    Qxd4 Re2 35. Kh1 Rbb2 {Do you see the mate threat?} (35... Rbb2 36. Rh5 Qb8 $19
    ) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 3GMM-18"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Benassi, Aspasio"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "31"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. a3 d5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. Nf3 Qe7 5. d3 e4 $4 (5... a5 $142 6. Nbd2 Nf6
    $15) 6. Bxg7 $18 exf3 7. Bxh8 fxg2 8. Bxg2 Qg5 (8... Nf6 9. c4 d4 10. Nd2 $18)
    9. Bf3 f6 (9... Nf6 10. c4 $18) 10. h4 Qe5 11. d4 Qe6 12. Rg1 Nc6 (12... Ne7
    13. Rg7 $18) 13. c4 (13. Rg7 a5 $18) 13... Nge7 14. e3 (14. cxd5 $142 Nxd5 15.
    Qd3 $18) 14... Nxd4 (14... dxc4 15. b5 Na5 $18) 15. Bxd5 (15. Qxd4 $6 Be5 16.
    cxd5 Bxd4 17. dxe6 Bxa1 $18) 15... Nxd5 16. cxd5 (16. cxd5 Qxd5 17. Qxd4 Qxd4
    18. exd4 $18) (16. Qxd4 $6 Nb6 17. Qxf6 Nxc4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2015.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Cirulis, Ilmars"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "1840"]
    [BlackElo "1795"]
    [PlyCount "39"]
    [EventDate "2015.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. a3 d5 3. e3 Nf6 4. c4 a5 5. b5 Bg4 (5... Bd6 6. Qc2 Qe7 7. cxd5
    Nxd5 8. Nf3 O-O 9. h4 Nd7 10. Ng5 N7f6 11. Bc4 c6 12. bxc6 bxc6 13. Bb2 Ba6 14.
    Bxa6 Rxa6 15. Nc3 Rb8 16. Na4 Qd7 17. Qc4 Ra7 18. Rc1 Rab7 19. Bxe5 Bxe5 20.
    Nc5 {Fries Nielsen,J (2455)-Lundin,J (2220)/Copenhagen CC 2015/0-1 (57)}) 6.
    Nf3 $146 (6. Qc2 Nbd7 7. Bb2 Bd6 8. Nc3 (8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Bc4 N5b6 10. h3 Nxc4
    11. Qxc4 Be6 12. Qc2 Nc5 13. Nf3 e4 14. Nd4 Nd3+ 15. Ke2 Qh4 16. Rf1 Bxh3 17.
    gxh3 Qxh3 18. Nc3 Qg4+ 19. f3 Qg2+ 20. Rf2 Qxf2+ 21. Kd1 Qf1# {
    mate  0-1 combijack (1785)-keirnan (1965)/gameknot.com 2010}) (8. Nf3 O-O 9.
    Ng5 h6 10. h4 e4 11. Nh3 Nc5 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Nc3 Nxc3 14. Qxc3 Ne6 15. Bc4 f6
    16. Qb3 Re8 17. f4 exf3 18. gxf3 Bxf3 19. Bxe6+ Kh8 20. Rg1 a4 21. Qc4 Qe7 22.
    Bg4 Bxg4 {combijack (1795)-archenon (1690)/gameknot.com 2012/0-1}) 8... c6 9.
    Nf3 O-O 10. Be2 Nc5 11. Ng5 Bxe2 12. Nxe2 e4 13. O-O Ng4 14. f4 h6 15. Nh3 Nd3
    16. cxd5 cxd5 17. Nc1 Rc8 18. Qb3 a4 19. Qa2 Rc2 20. Nxd3 exd3 {
    combijack (1780)-archenon (1675)/gameknot.com 2012/1-0 (38)}) (6. Qc2 $5 $15)
    6... e4 $17 7. h3 Bh5 (7... exf3 $6 8. hxg4 fxg2 9. Bxg2 $14) 8. g4 Nxg4 (8...
    exf3 $143 9. gxh5 Nbd7 10. Bb2 $14) 9. hxg4 (9. Nd4 Nxf2 $1 10. Qxh5 Nxh1 $19)
    9... Bxg4 10. Be2 exf3 (10... Bxf3 11. Bxf3 Qf6 12. Nc3 Qxf3 13. Qxf3 exf3 14.
    Nxd5 $11) 11. Bxf3 Qf6 12. Bxg4 Qxa1 13. Qc2 Nd7 14. Bb2 (14. cxd5 Qe5 15. Nc3
    Qg5 16. Qe4+ Kd8 $17) 14... Qa2 15. Nc3 Qxc4 16. Rh4 (16. Bxd7+ Kxd7 17. Qf5+
    Ke8 18. Nxd5 $17) 16... Ne5 $4 (16... Kd8 17. Qf5 Nb6 18. Qxf7 Qc5 19. Nxd5
    Qxd5 20. Bf6+ gxf6 21. Qxf6+ Ke8 22. Bh5+ Kd7 $18) 17. Bd7+ $11 Nxd7 18. Rxc4
    dxc4 19. Qe4+ Kd8 20. Qxc4 1-0
    
    [Event "Augustow"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1972.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kaminski, B."]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "62"]
    [EventDate "1972.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. b5 c6 3. c4 d5 4. e3 Bf5 5. Bb2 Bd6 6. Nf3 f6 7. Be2 Ne7 8. O-O
    O-O 9. d3 Nd7 10. Nc3 a6 11. a4 Qc7 12. h3 Rfd8 13. Rc1 (13. d4 e4 14. Nh4 Be6
    $14) 13... Qa5 (13... dxc4 $5 14. e4 cxd3 15. Bxd3 Be6 $17) 14. e4 $11 Be6 15.
    exd5 cxd5 16. Nd2 (16. cxd5 Nxd5 17. d4 Nf4 $15) 16... d4 (16... axb5 17. Nb3
    Qb4 18. Nxb5 dxc4 19. Ba3 Qxb3 20. Bxd6 Qxd1 21. Rfxd1 $15) 17. Nce4 $11 Nc5 (
    17... Bb4 $142 $5 $11) 18. Nxd6 $16 Rxd6 19. Ba3 Qc7 (19... b6 20. Bxc5 bxc5
    21. Ne4 $16) 20. Bxc5 Qxc5 21. Ne4 Qc7 22. Nxd6 Qxd6 23. Bf3 Rb8 24. Qb3 Ng6
    25. Rb1 {White prepares the advance b6} a5 26. b6 Nf4 27. Rfd1 g5 (27... Qd7
    $142 $5 $16) 28. Qb5 $18 Bd7 29. Qxa5 Bc6 30. Rd2 $4 (30. c5 $142 Qd7 31. Be4
    $16) 30... Bxf3 $19 31. gxf3 (31. h4 Bxg2 32. hxg5 $19) 31... Qc6 (31... Nxh3+
    32. Kf1 $11) 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Roczniak, Jan"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "87"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 d4 3. e3 e5 4. b5 (4. exd4 exd4 5. Qe2+ Be7 $14) 4... c5 (4...
    dxe3 5. fxe3 Qh4+ 6. g3 $11) 5. Nf3 Bd6 6. exd4 cxd4 7. Bc4 Nh6 (7... Nd7 8.
    O-O $11) 8. h3 (8. Qe2 Qe7 $11) 8... Be6 (8... O-O $5 $15) 9. Bxe6 $11 fxe6 10.
    Qe2 Nd7 11. O-O (11. c3 O-O $14) 11... O-O 12. Nxd4 (12. c3 $142 Rf4 13. Re1
    $14) 12... exd4 $17 13. Qxe6+ Nf7 14. Bxd4 {
    The passed pawn on d2 will quickly become a dangerous weapon} Be5 15. Bxe5
    Ndxe5 16. Qb3 (16. Re1 Re8 17. Rxe5 Rxe6 18. Rxe6 Qc8 $19) 16... Qd4 17. c3 Qc4
    (17... Qd3 $142 $5 $17) 18. d4 $11 Qxb3 19. axb3 Nd7 20. c4 Nd6 21. Nc3 a6 (
    21... Kf7 $5 $11) 22. bxa6 $16 bxa6 {
    The passed pawn on c4 quickly leads to threats} 23. Rfd1 Nf6 24. f3 a5 (24...
    Rfb8 25. Ra3 $14) 25. c5 $16 Nf5 26. d5 Ne3 27. Rd2 (27. Rd3 Rfe8 $18) 27...
    Rfb8 (27... Rfd8 $142 28. d6 Rab8 $16) 28. d6 (28. Re1 $142 $5 Nfxd5 29. Nxd5 (
    29. Rxd5 $143 Nxd5 30. Nxd5 Rxb3 $15) 29... Nxd5 30. Rxd5 Rxb3 31. Rd7 $18)
    28... Rxb3 $11 29. Rc1 Rc8 30. Ne4 Ned5 (30... Nxe4 31. d7 Rd8 32. fxe4 Rb4 $18
    ) 31. c6 $16 h6 (31... a4 $142 $5 $16) 32. d7 $18 Nxd7 33. Rxd5 Nf8 (33... Nb8
    34. c7 Kf7 35. Rd8 Rxc7 36. Rxc7+ Kg6 37. Rcc8 $18) 34. Rxa5 Rb6 35. Rac5 (35.
    c7 Rb7 36. Rac5 Ne6 $16) 35... Ne6 (35... Rc7 36. Kf2 Ne6 37. R5c4 $18) 36.
    R5c4 Rc7 37. Nd6 Nd8 38. Nf5 Kf7 39. Rd1 (39. Nd4 $142 $18) 39... Kf6 $4 (39...
    Rbxc6 $142 $5 40. Nd6+ Ke7 41. Rxc6 Nxc6 $16) 40. Nxg7 (40. Ne3 $142 Rbxc6 41.
    Rxc6+ (41. Rxd8 $6 Rxc4 42. Nxc4 Rxc4 $16) 41... Rxc6 42. Rxd8 Rc1+ 43. Kf2 $18
    ) 40... Kxg7 41. Rxd8 Rcxc6 42. Rxc6 Rxc6 43. Rd5 Kg6 44. Kh2 (44. Kh2 Rc2 45.
    f4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Roczniak, Jan"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "84"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 d4 3. Nf3 $11 e5 4. b5 (4. Nxe5 Bxb4 5. c3 dxc3 6. Nxc3 Bxc3 7.
    Bxc3 f6 $14) 4... f6 5. e3 c5 (5... dxe3 6. fxe3 Bd6 $11) 6. Nxe5 (6. Bd3 $142
    $5 $11) 6... fxe5 $17 7. Qh5+ Kd7 8. Qxe5 Qe7 (8... dxe3 9. dxe3 Nf6 10. Nc3
    $17) 9. exd4 $11 cxd4 10. Bxd4 Qxe5+ 11. Bxe5 Nf6 12. Bc4 Bd6 13. Bxf6 (13. d4
    Re8 14. Bf7 Re7 $19 (14... Rxe5+ $6 15. dxe5 Bxe5 16. c3 $15)) 13... Re8+ $17
    14. Kd1 gxf6 15. d4 a6 16. Nc3 Kd8 17. h3 Be6 18. Bd3 (18. Bxe6 Rxe6 19. Rb1
    axb5 20. Rxb5 Ra7 $15) 18... h6 (18... f5 19. d5 Bd7 20. b6 $15) 19. Ne4 Be7
    20. Nd2 (20. g4 axb5 21. Bxb5 Nd7 $15) 20... axb5 21. Bxb5 Bd7 (21... Nc6 22.
    c4 Bd6 23. Ne4 Bg4+ 24. hxg4 Rxe4 25. d5 $11) 22. Bc4 (22. Bxd7 Nxd7 23. c4 Bd6
    $11) 22... b5 23. Bb3 (23. Bf7 Rf8 24. Bd5 Bc6 25. Bxc6 Nxc6 $15) 23... Bb4 (
    23... Bc6 24. Bf7 Rf8 25. Be6 Bxg2 26. Rg1 $17) 24. Nb1 (24. Bf7 Re7 25. Bd5
    Bc6 $19) 24... Nc6 25. c3 Ba5 (25... Bd6 26. a4 $17) 26. a3 (26. a4 b4 27. cxb4
    Bxb4 $19 (27... Nxd4 28. Bd5 $16)) 26... Bf5 27. d5 (27. a4 bxa4 28. Bxa4 Bc7
    $19) 27... Ne5 $19 28. Bc2 Nd3 29. Rf1 Re5 (29... Nb2+ $5 30. Kc1 Bxc2 31. Kxc2
    Re2+ 32. Kc1 $19) 30. g4 $17 Nb2+ 31. Kc1 Bxc2 32. Kxc2 Re2+ 33. Nd2 (33. Kc1
    $19) 33... Nc4 (33... Rc8 $142 $5 34. Rfe1 Rxc3+ 35. Kxb2 Rxd2+ 36. Kb1 Rxd5
    $19) 34. Rad1 $17 Nxa3+ (34... Rc8 35. Kd3 Re5 36. Nxc4 Rxc4 37. d6 Rxc3+ 38.
    Kd2 Rxa3+ 39. Kc2 Re2+ 40. Rd2 Rxd2+ 41. Kb1 Bc3 42. Rd1 Ra1#) 35. Kd3 (35. Kb3
    $5 $17) 35... Re5 $19 36. c4 (36. Rfe1 Rxd5+ 37. Ke4 Re5+ 38. Kd3 $19) 36...
    Bxd2 37. Rxd2 (37. Kxd2 Nxc4+ 38. Kc2 $19) 37... Nxc4 (37... bxc4+ $6 38. Kc3
    $19) 38. Rc2 Rxd5+ 39. Ke4 Rd2 (39... Re5+ 40. Kd3 $19) 40. Rc3 (40. Rfc1 Rc8
    41. Kf4 Rxc2 42. Rxc2 Kd7 $19) 40... Ke7 (40... Kd7 41. Rb1 $19) 41. f4 Ra3 (
    41... Ra4 42. Rfc1 $19) 42. Rff3 (42. Rxa3 Nxa3 43. h4 $19) 42... Nd6+ (42...
    Nd6+ 43. Ke3 Rxc3+ 44. Kxd2 Rxf3 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Roczniak, Jan"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "113"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 d4 3. Nf3 $11 e5 4. b5 (4. Nxe5 Bxb4 5. c3 dxc3 6. Nxc3 Bxc3 7.
    Bxc3 f6 $14) 4... f6 5. e3 c5 (5... dxe3 6. fxe3 Bd6 $11) 6. Nxe5 (6. Bd3 $142
    $5 $11) 6... fxe5 $17 7. Qh5+ Kd7 8. Qxe5 Qe7 (8... dxe3 $5 9. dxe3 Nf6 $15) 9.
    exd4 $11 cxd4 10. Bxd4 Qxe5+ 11. Bxe5 Nf6 12. Bc4 Bd6 13. Bxf6 (13. d4 Re8 14.
    f4 Kd8 $15) 13... Re8+ 14. Kd1 gxf6 15. d4 a6 16. Nc3 Kd8 17. h3 Be6 18. Bd3 (
    18. Bxe6 Rxe6 19. Rb1 axb5 20. Rxb5 Re7 $15) 18... h6 19. Ne4 Be7 20. Nd2 (20.
    Re1 f5 21. Nd2 Bf6 $15) 20... axb5 21. Bxb5 Bd7 (21... Rg8 22. g4 $17) 22. Bc4
    (22. Bxd7 Nxd7 23. c4 Bb4 $17) 22... b5 23. Bb3 (23. Bf7 Rf8 24. Bd5 Bc6 25.
    Bxc6 Nxc6 $17) 23... Bb4 24. Nb1 Nc6 (24... Bd6 25. Re1 $17) 25. c3 Ba5 26. a3
    Bf5 27. d5 (27. a4 $5 bxa4 28. Bxa4 $17) 27... Ne5 $19 28. Bc2 Nd3 29. Rf1 Re5
    30. g4 Nb2+ 31. Kc1 Bxc2 32. Kxc2 Re2+ 33. Nd2 Na4 (33... Rc8 34. Rae1 Rxc3+
    35. Kxb2 Rxd2+ 36. Kb1 Rb3+ 37. Kc1 Rxa3 38. Re8+ Kxe8 39. Re1+ Kd8 40. Kb1 Bc3
    41. Re8+ Kxe8 42. g5 Ra1#) 34. Kd3 (34. Rae1 Nxc3 35. Rxe2 Nxe2 $19) 34...
    Rxd2+ $1 (34... Nxc3 $6 35. Nb1 Rb2 36. Nxc3 $17) 35. Kxd2 {Decoy theme: d2}
    Bxc3+ {Theme: Double Attack} 36. Kc2 Bxa1 37. Rxa1 Nb6 38. Kb3 Ke7 (38... Ra4
    39. Rd1 $19) 39. Re1+ (39. Kb4 Nxd5+ 40. Kxb5 Nf4 $17) 39... Kf7 (39... Kd7 $5
    40. Rd1 Kd6 41. f4 $19) 40. d6 $17 Rd8 (40... Nc4 $5 41. d7 Nb6 $17) 41. Kb4
    $15 Rxd6 42. Kxb5 Nd7 43. Re3 Kg6 (43... Ne5 44. Re4 $17) 44. a4 $15 Rb6+ 45.
    Ka5 Rb2 46. f4 f5 47. Re6+ (47. g5 $5 hxg5 48. Rg3 $15) 47... Nf6 $19 48. Rb6 (
    48. Rd6 Rf2 49. Rd4 fxg4 50. hxg4 Nxg4 $19) 48... Rh2 (48... Rxb6 49. gxf5+
    Kxf5 50. Kxb6 Kxf4 51. a5 Nd7+ 52. Kb5 $19) 49. Kb5 (49. Rb5 $142 fxg4 50. hxg4
    Nxg4 51. Kb6 $19) 49... Rxh3 50. gxf5+ Kxf5 51. a5 Ra3 (51... h5 $5 52. Kc6 $19
    ) 52. a6 Ng4 53. Kc6 h5 (53... Kxf4 54. Kb7 $19) 54. Kb7 (54. Rb5+ Kxf4 55.
    Rxh5 Rxa6+ 56. Kb5 Ra1 $17) 54... h4 55. a7 h3 (55... Rxa7+ $142 $1 56. Kxa7
    Kxf4 $17) 56. Rb5+ $11 Kxf4 57. Rh5 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Roczniak, Jan"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "81"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 $15 2. Bb2 d4 3. Nf3 e5 4. b5 Bd6 5. e3 a6 (5... dxe3 $5 6. dxe3 Bg4
    $11) 6. exd4 $14 exd4 (6... e4 7. Ne5 $14) 7. Nxd4 Qe7+ 8. Qe2 Bd7 9. Na3 Nf6
    10. Qxe7+ Bxe7 11. Be2 c5 12. Nf3 O-O 13. O-O Ne4 (13... axb5 14. Nxb5 (14.
    Bxb5 $143 Rxa3 15. Bxa3 Bxb5 $17) 14... Re8 15. Nc7 $18) 14. Rfe1 $16 Nd6 (
    14... Re8 $142 $5 $16) 15. bxa6 $18 Bf6 (15... bxa6 16. Bxa6 Re8 17. Be2 $18)
    16. axb7 Ra4 (16... Rxa3 17. Bxa3 Bxa1 18. Bxc5 (18. Rxa1 $143 Nxb7 19. Rb1 Bc6
    $18) 18... Nxb7 19. Bxf8 $18 (19. Rxa1 $6 Nxc5 20. d4 Re8 $14)) 17. Bxf6 gxf6
    18. Nb1 Rb4 19. Nc3 Re8 (19... Rxb7 20. Nd5 $18) 20. Rab1 (20. Nd5 $142 Rxe2
    21. Rxe2 Rxb7 $18) 20... Bc6 21. a3 (21. d4 Rxb1 22. Rxb1 cxd4 23. Nxd4 Bxb7
    $18) 21... Rxb7 22. Rxb7 Bxb7 23. Kf1 Nd7 24. a4 c4 (24... Ne5 25. a5 $18) 25.
    Nb5 Nxb5 26. axb5 Bd5 27. Nd4 Kf8 28. Bf3 Rxe1+ 29. Kxe1 Bxf3 30. Nxf3 Ke7 31.
    c3 (31. d4 $5 c3 $18) 31... Kd6 32. d4 (32. Kd1 Ne5 $18) 32... cxd3 33. Kd2 Kc5
    34. Kxd3 Kxb5 35. Kd4 Kc6 36. Nh4 Ne5 37. h3 Ng6 (37... Kb5 38. Nf5 $18) 38.
    Nxg6 fxg6 39. f4 h6 40. g4 Kd6 41. c4 (41. c4 Kc6 42. c5 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr 2AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Wisniewski, Jan"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "52"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. b5 d5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. e3 Qe7 (4... Nf6 5. Nf3 e4 6. Nd4 $15) 5.
    d4 e4 (5... Nf6 $142 $15) 6. Ba3 $4 (6. c4 $142 dxc4 7. Bxc4 $15) 6... Bxa3 $19
    7. Nd2 (7. Nxa3 Qxa3 8. Qd2 Nf6 $19) 7... Nf6 8. Qb1 (8. c4 O-O $19) 8... Bb4
    9. Qc1 (9. Qb3 O-O $19) 9... O-O (9... Bc3 10. Rb1 $19) 10. c3 Bd6 11. a4 (11.
    c4 c5 $19) 11... Ng4 (11... Be6 12. c4 Bb4 13. c5 $19) 12. g3 (12. c4 Qh4 (
    12... Nxh2 $6 13. c5 $19) 13. g3 Qf6 $19) 12... Qf6 13. Nh3 Be6 (13... c5 14.
    dxc5 Bxc5 15. c4 $19) 14. Bg2 (14. c4 Bb4 $19) 14... Qh6 (14... c5 15. O-O Qh6
    16. dxc5 Bxc5 17. Nb3 $19) 15. Nf1 (15. Nf4 Bxf4 (15... Nxh2 $6 16. Nf1 $19)
    16. exf4 e3 (16... Nxh2 $6 17. Nf1 $17) 17. fxe3 Nxe3 $19) 15... Nd7 (15... c5
    16. Nf4 $19) 16. Ng1 (16. Nf4 Qf6 $19) 16... c5 (16... a6 17. f3 exf3 18. Bxf3
    $19) 17. bxc6 bxc6 18. h3 Ngf6 19. Ne2 c5 20. Nf4 cxd4 (20... Bf5 21. Qd2 $19)
    21. cxd4 Rfc8 (21... Rab8 22. Ra2 $19) 22. Qd1 Bb4+ (22... Rab8 23. Nxe6 fxe6
    24. Nd2 $19) 23. Nd2 Nb6 24. O-O (24. Rb1 Ba5 25. O-O Bd7 $19) 24... a5 (24...
    Bc3 25. Ra2 $19) 25. Kh2 (25. Nxe6 fxe6 26. Rc1 Qg6 $19) 25... Bd7 26. Nb1 Rc4
    (26... Rc4 27. f3 exf3 28. Bxf3 Rac8 $19) (26... Nc4 27. Qb3 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Jankowski, Jerzy"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "67"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. b5 d5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. e3 Nf6 5. c4 Nbd7 6. d3 (6. d4 dxc4 7. Bxc4 O-O
    $15) 6... c6 (6... dxc4 7. dxc4 O-O 8. Nf3 $15) 7. Nc3 (7. d4 cxb5 8. dxe5 Bxe5
    9. Bxe5 Nxe5 10. cxd5 Qxd5 11. Qxd5 Nxd5 12. Bxb5+ Ke7 $15) 7... a6 8. bxc6
    bxc6 9. Nf3 Rb8 10. Rb1 O-O 11. Be2 (11. Qc2 Bc5 $15) 11... Qa5 12. Qc2 e4 (
    12... c5 13. O-O d4 14. Qa4 Qxa4 15. Nxa4 $17) 13. Nd2 exd3 14. Bxd3 Ne5 15.
    O-O dxc4 (15... Nxd3 16. Qxd3 Rd8 17. cxd5 Nxd5 18. Nxd5 Qxd5 19. Qxd5 cxd5 20.
    Bd4 $11) 16. Be2 Neg4 (16... Rd8 17. Bxc4 (17. Nxc4 $143 Nxc4 18. Bxc4 Bf5 $17)
    17... Nfg4 18. h3 $11) 17. h3 Qh5 (17... Ne5 18. Rfd1 $11 (18. Nxc4 $143 Nxc4
    19. Bxc4 Qe5 $15)) 18. Nce4 (18. Bxg4 $143 Nxg4 19. Nxc4 Bh2+ 20. Kh1 Bc7 $15)
    18... Nxe4 19. Nxe4 Bc7 $2 (19... Bh2+ $142 20. Kh1 Bc7 $11) 20. Rfd1 $16 (20.
    Bxg4 $143 Bxg4 21. Qc3 Rxb2 22. Qxb2 Be2 $15) 20... Qh6 21. Bxg4 f5 (21... Bxg4
    22. hxg4 Qh2+ 23. Kf1 Qh1+ 24. Ke2 Qxg2 25. Qxc4 Qxg4+ 26. f3 Qg2+ 27. Nf2 $16)
    22. Nf6+ $18 gxf6 23. Qxc4+ Kh8 24. Bf3 (24. Qxc6 $6 Rxb2 25. Rxb2 Be5 $14)
    24... Qg7 25. Bxc6 (25. Qxc6 Bb7 26. Bxf6 Bxc6 27. Bxg7+ Kxg7 28. Bxc6 Rxb1 29.
    Rxb1 Rb8 30. Rxb8 Bxb8 $18) 25... f4 26. exf4 (26. Bd7 fxe3 27. Qxc7 e2 $18)
    26... Bxh3 $16 27. Bc3 (27. Qxa6 $6 Bf5 28. Qe2 Bxb1 29. Rxb1 Bxf4 $11) 27...
    Rbc8 (27... Rxb1 28. Rxb1 Bc8 29. Bb7 $18) 28. Rb7 $18 Rg8 (28... Bf5 29. Bb4
    Rg8 30. Bd6 $18) 29. g3 Bf5 30. Bg2 (30. Qxa6 Rgf8 $18) 30... Rgf8 31. Qxa6 Qh6
    (31... Qg6 32. Bb4 Rfe8 33. Bc6 $18) 32. Rd5 Bg4 (32... Qg6 33. Rbb5 Be5 34.
    Rxe5 (34. fxe5 $6 Rxc3 35. Rbc5 Rxc5 36. Rxc5 fxe5 37. Qxg6 hxg6 $18) 34...
    fxe5 35. Bxe5+ Kg8 36. Bd5+ Rf7 37. Qxg6+ Bxg6 38. g4 $18 (38. Bxf7+ $143 Kxf7
    39. Rb4 Bf5 $18)) 33. Rg5 Bd1 (33... Bd7 34. Rc5 Bxf4 $18) 34. Qe6 (34. Qe6 Be2
    35. Qxe2 Bxf4 36. Rh5 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1972.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Stankiewicz"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "43"]
    [EventDate "1972.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. b5 d5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. e3 Nf6 5. c4 Be6 6. Qc2 Nbd7 7. d4 O-O (7...
    Bb4+ $5 8. Bc3 Bxc3+ 9. Nxc3 exd4 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Nxd5 Bxd5 $15) 8. c5 $11
    Be7 9. dxe5 (9. c6 $5 Bb4+ 10. Kd1 bxc6 11. bxc6 $15) 9... Ne4 $15 10. c6 Bb4+
    11. Kd1 bxc6 12. bxc6 (12. a3 Qh4 13. Nf3 Bg4 (13... Nxf2+ $143 14. Kc1 Qh6 15.
    Qxf2 $14) 14. axb4 Bxf3+ 15. Ke1 Bd1 $11) 12... Nb6 (12... Qh4 $5 13. Nf3 Bg4
    $17 (13... Nxf2+ 14. Kc1 Bf5 15. Qxf5 $16 (15. cxd7 $6 Bxc2 16. Nxh4 Bxb1 $11))
    ) 13. a3 Ba5 (13... Bd2 14. Ke2 Ba5 $15) 14. Nf3 (14. Bd3 Qh4 15. Bxe4 dxe4 $17
    ) 14... Nc4 (14... Bf5 15. Bd3 Nxf2+ 16. Qxf2 Bxd3 17. Bc3 Bxc3 18. Nxc3 $19)
    15. Bd4 (15. Bxc4 $142 dxc4+ 16. Nd4 $15) 15... Rb8 $4 (15... Bf5 $142 16. Qe2
    Qb8 $17) 16. Bxc4 $18 Bf5 17. Bd3 Nxf2+ 18. Qxf2 {A deflection} Bxd3 19. Nbd2
    Rb5 (19... a6 20. Qh4 $18) 20. a4 Rb8 21. Ra3 (21. Bxa7 Rb2 $18) 21... Qe7 $4 (
    21... Be4 $18) 22. Rxd3 (22. Rxd3 Bxd2 23. Nxd2 $18 (23. Qxd2 $6 Rb1+ 24. Ke2
    Rxh1 $18)) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Tomalak, Stanislaw"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "29"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. b5 d5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bb2 Bd6 5. c4 Be6 6. c5 (6. Nf3 Nbd7 $15)
    6... Bxc5 $17 7. Bxe5 Nbd7 8. Bb2 O-O 9. Nf3 Qe7 (9... a6 10. bxa6 bxa6 11. Be2
    $15) 10. Be2 Nb6 (10... a6 11. bxa6 bxa6 12. Qc2 $15) 11. Qc2 $11 h6 (11... Bd6
    12. Ng5 g6 13. Nxe6 fxe6 14. a4 $11) 12. d3 (12. O-O Nc4 $11) 12... Bf5 (12...
    a6 13. bxa6 Rxa6 14. d4 Bb4+ 15. Bc3 $11) 13. Nbd2 (13. Bd4 Bd6 $11) 13... Rfe8
    (13... a6 14. Rb1 $11) 14. Nd4 (14. O-O Bd6 $11) 14... Rad8 $4 (14... Bg6 $142
    $11) 15. Nxf5 $18 (15. Nxf5 Qe6 16. Qxc5 Qxf5 17. Qxc7 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "internet"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Gross, Gerald"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "61"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. b5 d5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. e3 Nf6 5. c4 O-O 6. d4 Bb4+ 7. Bc3 Bxc3+ 8.
    Nxc3 exd4 9. Qxd4 dxc4 10. Qxd8 Rxd8 11. Bxc4 c6 12. Nf3 cxb5 13. Nxb5 Nc6 14.
    Nbd4 Nxd4 15. Nxd4 (15. exd4 $143 Bg4 16. Rd1 Rac8 $17) 15... Bd7 16. Ke2 a6
    17. a4 h6 (17... Rac8 18. Rhc1 $14) 18. a5 Bg4+ (18... Rac8 19. Rhc1 $14) 19.
    f3 $16 Bh5 20. Rhd1 Nd5 (20... Bg6 21. e4 $14) 21. Rac1 Bg6 22. e4 Ne7 (22...
    Nf4+ 23. Kf2 $16) 23. Ke3 Rac8 24. Bd3 Rxc1 25. Rxc1 Rc8 (25... Rd7 26. g3 $16)
    26. Rxc8+ Nxc8 27. f4 f6 28. Ne6 Nd6 29. Kd4 Be8 (29... h5 30. Kd5 Nf7 31. Kc5
    $18) 30. Kc5 (30. e5 Nb5+ 31. Kc5 Bc6 $18) 30... Nf7 (30... Bb5 31. e5 fxe5 32.
    Bxb5 Nxb5 33. fxe5 Kf7 34. Nd8+ Ke7 35. Nxb7 Na3 $18) 31. Kb6 (31. Kb6 g5 32.
    Kxb7 gxf4 33. Kxa6 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-96-115"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1997.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Armstrong, Alan"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "28"]
    [EventDate "1997.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. b5 d5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. Nf3 Nd7 5. e3 Ngf6 6. c4 c6 7. Nc3 (7. c5 Bxc5
    (7... Bc7 8. Be2 (8. d4 e4 9. Ne5 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Ng4 11. bxc6 bxc6 12. e6 $17 {
    -0.91/6}) 8... Qe7 9. d4 e4 10. Nfd2 cxb5 11. Ba3 Ba5 12. c6 $16 {1.19/4}) (
    7... Nxc5 8. Bxe5 Bxe5 9. Nxe5 Ncd7 10. Nxd7 Qxd7 11. bxc6 Qxc6 12. Nc3 $11 {
    -0.06/6}) 8. bxc6 bxc6 9. Bxe5 Nxe5 10. Nxe5 Qc7 11. Nf3 O-O 12. d4 $15 {
    -0.53/6}) (7. bxc6 bxc6 8. Ba3 (8. cxd5 cxd5 9. Nc3 a6 10. Rb1 O-O 11. Be2 Rb8
    12. O-O $15 {-0.56/10}) (8. Nc3 O-O 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. Nb5 Bb8 11. Nc3 Re8 12. d4
    $15 {-0.53/8}) (8. Na3 e4 9. Nd4 Ne5 10. Qa4 Bd7 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. Nab5 $15 {
    -0.41/8}) 8... Bxa3 9. Nxa3 Qa5 10. Qc1 Rb8 11. Be2 O-O 12. O-O $15 {-0.34/9})
    (7. cxd5 cxd5 8. d4 (8. Be2 Qe7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Rc1 a6 11. Qa4 e4 12. Nd4 $15 {
    -0.47/9}) 8... e4 9. Nfd2 O-O 10. Ba3 Nb6 11. Bxd6 Qxd6 12. Be2 $15 {-0.41/11})
    (7. Ba3 c5 (7... Bxa3 8. Nxa3 c5 9. cxd5 e4 10. Ng1 Nb6 11. Qc2 Qxd5 12. Ne2
    $15 {-0.44/10}) 8. d4 (8. cxd5 e4 9. Ng1 Nxd5 10. Nc3 Nxc3 11. dxc3 Be5 12. Bb2
    $17 {-0.75/10}) 8... exd4 9. exd4 O-O 10. Be2 dxc4 11. O-O Qc7 12. Bxc4 $15 {
    -0.53/9}) 7... e4 (7... O-O 8. d4 (8. cxd5 cxd5 9. Be2 e4 10. Nd4 Ne5 11. Rb1
    Bg4 12. f3 $15 {-0.28/5}) (8. bxc6 bxc6 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. Nb5 Bb8 11. Ba3 Re8
    12. Rb1 $15 {-0.53/4}) 8... e4 9. Nd2 a6 10. c5 Bb8 11. bxc6 bxc6 12. Be2 $11 {
    -0.09/5}) (7... Rb8 8. cxd5 (8. Rc1 O-O 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. Be2 Nb6 11. O-O e4 12.
    Nd4 $11 {0.00/6}) 8... cxd5 9. Be2 O-O 10. O-O e4 11. Nd4 Be5 12. d3 $11 {
    0.00/5}) 8. Nd4 (8. bxc6 bxc6 9. Nd4 O-O 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. d3 Ba6 12. Nf5 $15 {
    -0.31/4}) 8... Ne5 9. bxc6 bxc6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Be2 (11. Ncb5 Be7 12. f4 $11
    {-0.22/5}) 11... O-O 12. O-O (12. Rb1 $11 {-0.19/7}) 12... Re8 (12... Rb8 13.
    Ncb5 $15) 13. Ncb5 $11 a6 14. h3 $4 (14. Nxd6 $142 Qxd6 15. Rb1 $11) 14... axb5
    $19 (14... axb5 15. Nxb5 Bb4 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr or01-012 E-mail"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Skonieczny, Jerzy"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "26"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. b5 d5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Qe7 6. c4 O-O (6... c6 7. d4 exd4
    8. Qxd4 O-O 9. Bd3 dxc4 10. Qxc4 cxb5 11. Qh4 Nbd7 12. Nc3 h6 13. Bxb5 Ne5 14.
    O-O a6 15. Be2 Ng6 16. Qa4 Bd7 17. Qb3 Be6 18. Bc4 Bxc4 19. Qxc4 Ne5 20. Qe2
    Nxf3+ 21. Qxf3 {Schulze,H (2125)-Grabert,R (2075)/Regionalliga NO 2001/0-1 (35)
    }) (6... dxc4 7. Bxc4 O-O 8. d3 a6 9. a4 axb5 10. axb5 Rxa1 11. Bxa1 Nbd7 12.
    O-O Nb6 13. Nfd2 Rd8 14. Bb3 Bf5 15. e4 Bg4 16. Qc2 Bd7 17. Nc3 Nh5 18. Nc4 Nf4
    19. Ne2 Nxe2+ 20. Qxe2 Bxb5 21. Nxb6 {
    Steingraeber,B-Fiedler,P/DESC 2004/DRAW (34)}) 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Nc3 $146 (8. Bc4
    Nb6 9. Be2 a6 10. a4 axb5 11. axb5 Rxa1 12. Bxa1 c5 13. O-O N8d7 14. d3 Nf6 15.
    Nbd2 Bd7 16. d4 cxd4 17. exd4 e4 18. Ne5 Bf5 19. Ndc4 Nbd5 20. Nxd6 Qxd6 21.
    Qb3 Be6 22. Bc4 Ng4 {Whiteside,T-Harding,T/corr BPCF Grand op2 1984/1-0}) 8...
    Nxc3 9. dxc3 (9. Bxc3 e4 10. Nd4 c5 11. bxc6 Nxc6 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. d3 $15 {
    -0.31/9}) 9... a6 (9... Rd8 10. Qc2 e4 11. Nd2 Bf5 12. Nc4 Bc5 13. Rd1 $15 {
    -0.66/9}) (9... e4 10. Nd2 (10. Nd4 c5 11. bxc6 Nxc6 12. Qh5 Be6 13. Nxe6 $17 {
    -0.72/9}) 10... Rd8 11. Qa4 Bf5 12. Nc4 Bc5 13. Na5 $15 {-0.59/9}) 10. a4 (10.
    Qa4 c6 11. Rd1 cxb5 12. Bxb5 e4 13. Nd4 $17 {-0.72/9}) 10... e4 (10... Rd8 11.
    e4 Nd7 12. bxa6 Nc5 13. Bc1 $15 {-0.62/8}) 11. Nd4 Rd8 (11... c5 12. bxc6 Nxc6
    13. Qb3 $15 {-0.69/9}) 12. Bc4 (12. Qh5 axb5 13. axb5 Rxa1+ 14. Bxa1 c5 15.
    bxc6 bxc6 $15) 12... Qg5 $17 13. h4 (13. Bf1 $142 $5 $17) 13... Qxg2 $19 (13...
    Qxg2 14. Rf1 Bh3 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 1AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Nowakowski, Jozef"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "64"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. c4 $2 Nf6 (3... d6 4. Qa4+ Nc6 5. Ba3 Bxa3 6. Nxa3 $19)
    4. Qb3 (4. Bxe5 $5 Nc6 5. Nf3 $15) 4... Nc6 $17 5. Nf3 d6 6. e3 O-O 7. Nc3 Ba5
    (7... Re8 8. a3 Bc5 9. Be2 $19) 8. Nd5 (8. Bd3 Nb4 9. Bb1 Bg4 $17) 8... Nxd5 9.
    cxd5 Ne7 10. Bd3 f5 11. Nxe5 dxe5 12. d6+ Kh8 13. dxe7 Qxe7 14. Qd5 Bxd2+ $4 (
    14... e4 $142 $17) 15. Kxd2 $16 e4 16. Qe5 $4 (16. Bc4 $142 $16) 16... Qxe5 17.
    Bxe5 Rd8 18. Bxc7 (18. Bd4 c5 $1 19. Bxe4 fxe4 $19 (19... cxd4 $6 20. Bf3 $17))
    18... Rxd3+ 19. Ke2 Be6 20. a4 Bc4 21. Rhc1 Ra3+ (21... b5 $142 22. axb5 Bxb5
    $17) 22. Rxc4 $2 (22. Ke1 $142 Rxa1 23. Rxa1 $17) 22... Rxa1 $19 23. Be5 Ra2+
    24. Ke1 Rd8 (24... Re8 $5 25. Rc7 Rg8 26. Rxb7 Rxa4 27. Bd4 $19) 25. Rc7 Kg8 (
    25... Rg8 $142 $5 $19) 26. Rxg7+ $17 Kf8 27. Rxb7 Rdd2 28. Bg3 Re2+ (28... Rdb2
    29. Bd6+ Ke8 30. Rxb2 Rxb2 31. Be5 $19) 29. Kf1 Rec2 (29... Reb2 $142 30. Bd6+
    Ke8 31. Rxb2 Rxb2 $19) 30. Rb1 $2 (30. Rb8+ Kf7 31. Rb1 $19) 30... Rxa4 31.
    Rb8+ Kf7 {Threatening mate... how?} 32. Rb1 Rac4 (32... Rac4 33. Rb7+ Ke6 $19)
    0-1
    
    [Event "corr SOK-94-102"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Rohde, Friedhelm"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "43"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Nf3 f6 (3... d6 4. a3 Ba5 5. e3 $17) 4. c3 (4. e4
    Nc6 $15) 4... Ba5 5. e4 (5. Qa4 c6 $17) 5... d5 6. exd5 (6. Qa4+ c6 $17) 6...
    Qxd5 7. d4 e4 (7... exd4 8. Nxd4 Ne7 9. Nd2 $17) 8. Nfd2 $15 f5 (8... Nc6 9.
    Bc1 $15) 9. Bc4 $11 Qd8 (9... Qd7 10. Nxe4 Nc6 11. Ned2 $11) 10. O-O (10. Nxe4
    Nc6 11. Ned2 Qe7+ 12. Qe2 Qxe2+ 13. Bxe2 Be6 $11) 10... Nf6 $15 11. f3 (11. Re1
    c5 $11) 11... e3 12. Nb3 Bb6 (12... c6 13. Nxa5 Qxa5 14. f4 $11) 13. Qe2 (13.
    f4 Ng4 $11) 13... f4 $15 14. N1d2 (14. a4 a5 $15) 14... Nd5 (14... Qe7 15. Rfe1
    $15) 15. Bxd5 Qxd5 16. c4 Qe6 17. Ne4 c6 (17... a6 18. d5 Qd7 19. c5 $15) 18.
    d5 Qg6 (18... Qd7 19. dxc6 Nxc6 20. Rfd1 $11) 19. Ba3 (19. c5 cxd5 20. Nd6+ Ke7
    21. Be5 $17) 19... Kf7 $4 (19... Bc7 $142 $15) 20. Nd6+ $18 Kf6 21. Qb2+ Kg5
    22. Qe5+ (22. Qe5+ Kh6 23. Qxf4+ Kh5 24. Qe5+ Qg5 25. g4+ Kg6 26. Qe4+ Bf5 27.
    Nxf5 $18) (22. Nxc8 Rxc8 23. Qe5+ Kh6 24. Qxf4+ Qg5 25. Qxg5+ Kxg5 $16) 1-0
    
    [Event "b4-04-19"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2004.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Welti, Manfred"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "59"]
    [EventDate "2004.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bd6 3. a3 Nf6 4. c4 c6 5. d4 Qe7 (5... e4 6. d5 cxd5 7. cxd5
    $11) 6. e3 O-O 7. Ne2 Bc7 8. Nd2 d6 9. Qc2 Be6 (9... a5 10. b5 $11) 10. Ng3
    exd4 11. Bxd4 Nbd7 12. Be2 c5 13. Bc3 cxb4 14. axb4 d5 15. c5 a5 16. bxa5 Qxc5
    17. Nb3 Qe7 18. O-O Rfc8 19. Qb2 Bd6 20. Rfd1 Rc7 21. Bd3 Ng4 22. Nd4 Qh4 23.
    Nf3 Qh6 24. Bd4 Rac8 (24... f6 25. Qb5 Bxg3 26. hxg3 $11) 25. h3 $14 Ngf6 (
    25... Bxg3 $142 $5 26. hxg4 Bh4 $14) 26. Nf5 $16 Bxf5 27. Bxf5 Ne4 (27... Ra8
    28. Rac1 Rxc1 29. Rxc1 $18) 28. Bb6 $18 Rc2 29. Qb3 R8c3 $2 (29... Nxb6 $142
    30. Bxc8 Rxc8 31. Qxb6 Nc3 $18) 30. Qxd5 (30. Qxd5 Ndf6 31. Qxb7 Rxf2 32. Qa8+
    Bf8 33. Rd8 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr cup "Warmia i Mazury""]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Onufrijuk, B."]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "1965"]
    [BlackElo "2000"]
    [PlyCount "57"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 e5 3. a3 d6 4. e3 a6 5. c4 b6 (5... Be7 6. Ne2 $15) 6. Nf3 (6.
    d4 exd4 (6... Nbd7 7. Nc3 Bb7 8. Nf3 exd4 9. Qxd4 Bxf3 10. gxf3 g6 11. Bg2 Bg7
    $14) (6... e4 7. Nc3 c6 8. d5 Be7 9. dxc6 Nxc6 10. Nxe4 Nxe4 11. Qd5 Nxf2 $14)
    (6... Qe7 7. Be2 a5 8. b5 exd4 9. Bxd4 Nbd7 10. Nc3 Ne5 11. Nd5 Nxd5 $16) 7.
    Qf3 Ra7 8. Bxd4 Be7 9. Bd3 Bg4 10. Qg3 Nc6 11. Nf3 Be6 $11) (6. Nc3 Bb7 (6...
    Be7 7. Nf3 O-O 8. Be2 Ra7 9. d4 Nbd7 10. O-O Bb7 11. d5 Re8 $14) (6... c6 7. d4
    exd4 8. Qxd4 Be7 9. Bd3 Be6 10. Rd1 c5 11. bxc5 bxc5 $14) 7. d4 exd4 8. exd4
    Be7 9. Nf3 d5 10. c5 Nc6 11. Be2 bxc5 $14) 6... Bb7 (6... Be7 7. Nc3 $11 O-O 8.
    d4 exd4 9. Nxd4 c5 10. Nc2 Bb7 11. Qd2 Re8 $11) (6... e4 7. Nd4 c5 8. Nc2 cxb4
    9. Nxb4 Nbd7 10. d3 Nc5 11. dxe4 Bg4 $14) (6... c6 7. Nc3 Be7 8. d4 e4 9. Nd2
    d5 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O Be6 $11) (6... Nc6 7. d4 e4 8. Nfd2 Bf5 9. Nc3 Be7 10.
    Qc2 O-O 11. Ndxe4 Nxe4 $16) (6... Qe7 7. d4 e4 8. Nfd2 Bg4 9. Be2 Bxe2 10. Qxe2
    Nbd7 11. d5 Ne5 $14) 7. Nc3 (7. d4 exd4 8. Nxd4 Nc6 9. Nxc6 Bxc6 10. Nc3 Be7
    11. Nd5 a5 $14) 7... Nbd7 (7... e4 8. Nd4 c5 9. Nf5 Qd7 10. Ng3 Qe6 11. Nce2
    Qe7 $14) 8. Be2 (8. d4 exd4 9. Qxd4 Bxf3 10. gxf3 g6 11. f4 Bg7 $14) 8... Be7
    9. O-O (9. d4 O-O 10. O-O exd4 11. Qxd4 a5 $14) 9... O-O 10. Qc2 (10. d4 Re8
    11. Qc2 a5 $14) 10... c5 11. d4 (11. Qf5 Qc7 $11) 11... Re8 (11... cxd4 12.
    exd4 Qc7 13. Rfe1 $14) 12. Rfd1 (12. d5 Rc8 $14) 12... Qc7 (12... cxd4 13. exd4
    Qc7 14. Qf5 $11) 13. dxe5 dxe5 14. Nd5 Nxd5 (14... Bxd5 15. cxd5 e4 16. Nh4 $11
    ) 15. cxd5 $14 e4 (15... Rac8 $5 $14) 16. Qxe4 $16 Bf6 17. Qc2 Rad8 (17... Qd6
    18. Bxf6 Nxf6 19. bxc5 bxc5 20. Rac1 $16) 18. d6 $18 Qc6 19. Rab1 Bxb2 20. Rxb2
    Re6 (20... b5 $5 $16) 21. b5 $18 axb5 22. Bxb5 Qc8 23. Ng5 {
    Threatening mate... how?} Rg6 24. Qf5 Bxg2 (24... Nf6 25. d7 Qc7 26. Bc4 Rxg5
    27. Qxg5 $18) 25. Bd3 (25. Qxf7+ Kh8 26. h4 Bb7 $16) 25... Bf3 (25... Rf8 26.
    Qf4 f5 27. Bc4+ (27. Bxf5 $6 Be4 28. Bxd7 Qxd7 $16) 27... Kh8 28. Kxg2 $18) 26.
    Qxf7+ (26. Qxf3 $6 Ne5 27. Qe4 Rdxd6 $11) 26... Kh8 27. Bxg6 (27. Qxf3 $6 Rxg5+
    28. Kh1 Ne5 $16) 27... Ne5 (27... Bxd1 28. Bf5 Qa8 29. Bxd7 Rf8 $18) 28. d7 (
    28. Nxf3 Qg4+ 29. Kf1 Nxf7 30. Bxf7 Qxf3 $19) 28... Qc7 (28... Qa8 29. Qe8+
    Rxe8 30. dxe8=R+ Qxe8 31. Bxe8 Bxd1 $18) 29. Qe8+ $1 (29. Qe8+ Rxe8 30. dxe8=Q#
    ) 1-0
    
    [Event "net-chess.com"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2004.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "bjhaskins"]
    [Black "mpasternik"]
    [Result "*"]
    [WhiteElo "1670"]
    [PlyCount "68"]
    [EventDate "2004.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. c3 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nxe5 d6 5. Nc4 (5. Nf3 a5 $14) 5... d5 $11 6.
    Ne3 Nbd7 7. f3 Bd6 8. Nf5 Ne5 (8... Bf8 9. d3 $11) 9. Nxg7+ (9. Nxd6+ $5 Qxd6
    10. d4 $14) 9... Kf8 $11 10. Nf5 $4 (10. d4 $142 Kxg7 11. dxe5 Bxe5 12. Qd2 $11
    ) 10... Bxf5 $19 11. d4 Bxb1 (11... Ned7 $142 $19) 12. dxe5 $11 Bxe5 13. Rxb1
    Bxc3+ 14. Bd2 Bxd2+ 15. Qxd2 Qd6 16. g4 Re8 (16... Rg8 17. b5 $11) 17. b5 (17.
    Qh6+ Ke7 18. Qe3+ Kf8 19. Qxa7 Rg8 $14) 17... d4 (17... c5 18. g5 Nd7 19. Rd1
    $11) 18. g5 (18. bxc6 bxc6 19. e4 Qe5 $14) 18... Nd5 (18... Nd7 19. bxc6 bxc6
    20. e4 $11) 19. Qxd4 $14 Rd8 $4 (19... Rg8 $142 $14) 20. Qxh8+ $18 Ke7 21. Qxh7
    (21. Qd4 Qf4 22. Qxf4 Nxf4 $18) 21... cxb5 (21... Nc3 22. bxc6 Nxb1 23. Qxb1
    bxc6 24. Qe4+ Kf8 $18) 22. Qe4+ Kd7 (22... Kf8 23. Qd4 $18) 23. Bh3+ (23. Rxb5
    Kc8 $18) 23... Kc6 24. Rc1+ Kb6 25. Qd4+ Ka6 26. a4 Nf4 (26... Qb4+ 27. Qxb4
    Nxb4 28. axb5+ Kb6 $18) 27. axb5+ Kxb5 (27... Ka5 28. Ra1+ Kxb5 29. Qa4+ Kc5
    30. Rc1+ Kb6 31. Qb3+ Qb4+ 32. Qxb4+ Ka6 33. Ra1#) 28. Rb1+ (28. Qc4+ Ka5 29.
    Ra1+ Kb6 30. Rb1+ Qb4+ 31. Rxb4+ Ka5 32. Qb5#) 28... Kc6 $18 29. Rc1+ Kb5 30.
    Qb2+ (30. Qc4+ Ka5 31. Ra1+ Kb6 32. Rb1+ Qb4+ 33. Rxb4+ Ka5 34. Qb5#) 30...
    Qb4+ $18 31. Qc3 (31. Qxb4+ Kxb4 32. Bg4 Re8 33. Rb1+ Kc3 $18) 31... a5 (31...
    Qxc3+ 32. Rxc3 Nxh3 $18) 32. O-O (32. Bf5 $142 Qxc3+ 33. Rxc3 $18) 32... Nxh3+
    (32... Nxe2+ $142 33. Kh1 Nxc3 $19 (33... Qxc3 $6 34. Rxc3 Nxc3 35. Re1 $17))
    33. Kg2 Nf4+ 34. Kh1 Nxe2 (34... Nxe2 35. Qe5+ Ka6 $18) *
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2015.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Mevel, Alberic"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1805"]
    [BlackElo "1855"]
    [PlyCount "62"]
    [EventDate "2015.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nc3 Ba5 5. Nf3 O-O 6. e3 Re8 7. Be2 (7. Bd3
    d6 8. Bxf6 Qxf6 9. Nd5 Qh6 10. O-O c6 11. Nf4 Nd7 12. c4 Rb8 13. Rc1 Ne5 14.
    Be2 Ng6 15. Nxg6 Qxg6 16. Qa4 Bb6 17. Qa3 Bc5 18. Qa4 a6 19. d4 Bb6 20. Rfd1
    Qf6 21. Rb1 Bc7 {
    Millstone,D (2445)-Boger,R (2620)/ICCF NFL Championship I 2008/1/2-1/2}) 7...
    c6 8. O-O d5 9. Bf4 $146 (9. Na4 Nbd7 10. Bb2 b5 11. Nc3 Bc7 12. Nd4 Bb7 13. g3
    Ne5 14. Rb1 a6 15. Ba1 Qd7 16. Nf3 c5 17. d4 cxd4 18. Qxd4 Qf5 19. Kg2 Rab8 20.
    Rfd1 Ba8 21. Nh4 Qe6 22. Nf3 Rbd8 23. Rb3 Neg4 {
    henryk88 (2055)-remajik (2440)/gameknot.com 2015/0-1 (32)}) 9... Nbd7 10. Qe1 (
    10. Re1 Nc5 $15) 10... Nc5 11. Nd4 Ne6 12. Nxe6 Bxe6 13. Bd3 c5 14. Nb5 Nh5 15.
    Be5 a6 (15... Bd7 16. Bc3 Bxc3 17. Nxc3 $15) 16. Na3 (16. Nd6 Bc7 17. Nxb7 Qb8
    18. Bxc7 Qxc7 $19) 16... d4 (16... b5 17. f4 $17) 17. Qe2 g6 18. f4 (18. Be4 f6
    19. Bg3 Nxg3 20. hxg3 Rb8 $17) 18... f6 $17 19. f5 Bd5 (19... Bxf5 20. Bxf5
    fxe5 21. Be4 $15) 20. Nc4 $2 (20. Bxd4 $142 $5 cxd4 21. fxg6 $15) 20... fxe5
    $17 (20... Rxe5 $6 21. Nxe5 fxe5 22. fxg6 hxg6 23. Bxg6 $15) 21. fxg6 Ng7 22.
    gxh7+ Kh8 23. Nxa5 Qxa5 24. Bg6 Rf8 25. exd4 Qb6 (25... exd4 26. Qe5 Bc4 27. d3
    $17) 26. Qxe5 Bxg2 27. Rxf8+ Rxf8 28. Qe7 (28. Qxc5 $2 Qf6 29. Qxf8+ Qxf8 30.
    Kxg2 Qd6 $19) 28... Rc8 29. Qg5 (29. Bf7 Qb2 30. Re1 Bd5 $19) 29... Bh3 (29...
    Bd5 30. Rf1 cxd4 31. Rf6 $19) 30. Re1 (30. d5 c4+ 31. Kh1 Qf2 $17) 30... Qd6 (
    30... cxd4 31. Bd3 $17) 31. d5 $17 Rf8 (31... Rf8 32. Be4 Rf4 $17) 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2015.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Cirulis, Ilmars"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1805"]
    [BlackElo "1735"]
    [PlyCount "72"]
    [EventDate "2015.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nc3 Ba5 5. Nf3 d6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Nd5 Qh6
    8. c3 c6 9. Ne3 O-O 10. g3 Nd7 11. Bg2 f5 (11... Nc5 12. Nd4 d5 13. O-O Bc7 14.
    Qc2 Re8 15. Rab1 Qg5 16. f4 Qf6 17. Bf3 Bb6 18. Ng4 Bxg4 19. Bxg4 Ne4 20. e3
    Rab8 21. Kg2 c5 22. Nf3 Bc7 23. Qa4 Qa6 24. Qxa6 bxa6 25. Bd7 Red8 26. Bc6 {
    marekt (2215)-glennobrien (1995)/gameknot.com 2016/1-0 (54)}) 12. Qb3+ Kh8 13.
    Qa3 Bd8 $146 (13... Bc7 14. Rb1 d5 15. c4 f4 16. gxf4 dxc4 17. f5 Bd6 18. Qc3
    Nb6 19. Qa5 Nd5 20. Nxd5 cxd5 21. Nd4 Bxf5 22. Nxf5 Rxf5 23. Rxb7 Qg5 24. Bh3
    Rff8 25. Qc3 Rfb8 26. Rxb8+ Rxb8 27. Qc2 Qf6 28. Kf1 {
    marekt-samurai/ChessWorld.net 2015/0-1} Bc5 29. e3 Rf8 30. Bf5 g6 {
    0-1 marekt-samurai/ChessWorld.net 2015}) 14. d4 Nb6 15. h4 f4 16. gxf4 Rxf4 (
    16... Qxf4 17. h5 $15) 17. c4 $11 {White plans d5} Bg4 18. Rd1 {
    White prepares d5} Be6 (18... Bxf3 19. Bxf3 Qf6 20. d5 $15) 19. d5 (19. Qxd6
    Nxc4 20. Nxc4 Bxc4 21. Qxh6 gxh6 $15) 19... cxd5 $11 20. cxd5 Bd7 21. Bh3 Bb5
    22. Be6 (22. Qb2 Bc4 $11) 22... Nc4 $15 23. Nxc4 Bxc4 24. Rh3 (24. Rg1 Re4 25.
    Rd2 Qf6 $17) 24... Bb6 (24... Re4 25. Rd2 Qf6 $15) 25. Qc3 (25. e3 Rxf3 26.
    Rxf3 Qh5 $17) 25... Bb5 (25... Re4 $5 26. Rd2 Rf8 $19) 26. Qb2 (26. e3 Rc4 27.
    Qd2 Rf8 $17) 26... a6 $17 27. Kf1 Bc5 28. Rg3 Raf8 29. Kg2 Rb4 30. Qd2 Qf6 31.
    Rc1 b6 32. e3 Be8 33. a3 Rb2 34. Rc2 (34. Qc3 Ra2 $17) 34... Rxc2 (34... Bxa3
    35. Rxb2 Bxb2 36. Ng5 $17) 35. Qxc2 $17 Bg6 36. Qe2 Be4 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2015.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Buenavista, Anthony"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1805"]
    [BlackElo "1800"]
    [PlyCount "52"]
    [EventDate "2015.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nc3 Ba5 5. Nf3 d6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Nd5 Qh6
    8. g3 c6 9. Ne3 O-O 10. Bg2 f5 11. c3 Nd7 12. Qb3+ Kh8 13. h4 d5 $146 (13... f4
    14. gxf4 Qxf4 15. h5 Nc5 16. Qc2 d5 17. h6 g6 18. Qb2 Qf6 19. O-O-O Bb6 20.
    Rhf1 Be6 21. Nd4 Na4 22. Qb3 Bxd4 23. cxd4 b5 24. Qd3 Rae8 25. f4 Qh4 26. Bf3
    Qe7 27. f5 Bxf5 28. Nxf5 {gtate (2745)-refen (2865)/net-chess.com 2009/0-1 (48)
    }) 14. d4 f4 15. gxf4 Qxf4 16. h5 Bc7 17. Bh3 Nb6 (17... Qf7 18. Rg1 $15) 18.
    a4 Bxh3 19. Rxh3 Rae8 (19... a5 $15) 20. Rh4 (20. h6 g5 21. Kd1 $17) 20... Qh6
    21. Ng4 (21. Rh3 Bf4 22. a5 Bxe3 23. axb6 $19) 21... Qe6 $19 22. Nfe5 Qf5 (
    22... Rf4 23. f3 $19) 23. f3 (23. Rh2 Nc4 $1 24. h6 g6 $19 (24... Nxe5 $6 25.
    hxg7+ Kxg7 26. Nxe5 $15) (24... Bxe5 $6 25. Nxe5 Qg5 26. hxg7+ Qxg7 27. O-O-O
    Nxe5 28. dxe5 $17)) 23... Bxe5 (23... Nc4 24. h6 g5 25. Qxb7 Nxe5 26. dxe5 Bxe5
    27. Nxe5 Qxe5 28. Qg7+ Qxg7 29. hxg7+ Kxg7 30. Rh3 $19) 24. Nxe5 Nc4 $1 25. h6
    (25. Nxc4 Qd3 {Double attack} (25... Qxf3 {Deflection}) (25... Qd3 {Decoy}))
    25... gxh6 26. Rh1 $2 (26. Nxc4 $142 Qxf3 27. O-O-O dxc4 28. exf3 cxb3 29. Kb2
    Rxf3 30. Rxh6 $17) 26... Nxe5 $19 (26... Nxe5 27. dxe5 Qxe5 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2015.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Roe, Philip"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "1805"]
    [BlackElo "1890"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "2015.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Bxf6 Qxf6 6. Nd5 Qd6 7. Nxb4
    Qxb4 8. Nf3 d5 (8... d6 9. e3 O-O 10. Be2 {
    Skerlik,S (2280)-Anda,H (2285)/corr ICCF Jubilee Officials/IM-A 2001}) 9. e3
    $146 (9. c3 Qc5 10. Qc2 O-O 11. e3 Bg4 12. h3 Bxf3 13. gxf3 Rfe8 14. Be2 d4 15.
    O-O-O Rad8 16. cxd4 Qxc2+ 17. Kxc2 Nxd4+ 18. Kd3 Nxf3+ 19. Kc3 Ne5 20. d4 Ng6
    21. Bf3 c6 22. h4 Ne7 23. e4 Ng6 {
    nextdoor (1620)-donex7 (1805)/gameknot.com 2014/0-1 (52)}) 9... O-O 10. Bd3 Qd6
    11. c3 Bd7 12. Qc2 (12. O-O Rab8 $11) 12... h6 13. Rb1 b6 14. O-O Rfe8 15. Bh7+
    Kh8 16. Bd3 (16. Bf5 a6 $11) 16... Rad8 (16... Ne5 17. Nxe5 Qxe5 18. c4 $11)
    17. Be2 Ne5 18. d4 Nxf3+ 19. Bxf3 g6 (19... Be6 20. Rfe1 $11) 20. Qe2 Bf5 21.
    Rb2 c5 22. Qb5 (22. dxc5 Qxc5 23. Rd1 Be4 $11) 22... Kg7 23. dxc5 bxc5 (23...
    Qxc5 24. Qxc5 bxc5 25. Rd1 $11) 24. Rd2 (24. Qa5 Qe7 $14) 24... Be4 25. Bxe4
    Rxe4 26. Rfd1 Re5 27. g3 (27. Rb2 Rh5 28. h3 Rg5 $11) 27... Qe7 (27... a6 28.
    Qd3 $11) 28. Qc6 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2015.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Jabot, Daniel"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1855"]
    [BlackElo "1810"]
    [PlyCount "40"]
    [EventDate "2015.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nc3 c6 5. Rb1 a5 6. Na4 b5 7. c3 Be7 (7...
    Ba3 8. c4 Ba6 9. Qb3 Bb4 10. cxb5 cxb5 11. Qf3 Nc6 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. Qe3+ Ne5
    14. Nf3 bxa4 15. Nxe5 Qe7 16. Ng4 Qxe3 17. Nxe3 O-O 18. Rd1 Rac8 19. g4 d5 20.
    Nxd5 Rfd8 21. e4 Bb7 22. Bb5 {
    the_great_omni (2275)-urdukan (2300)/gameknot.com 2014/0-1 (61)}) 8. Bd4 Bb7 (
    8... Nd5 9. e4 bxa4 10. exd5 Bf6 11. Qe2+ Qe7 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. Nh3 Qe5 14. d4
    Qxe2+ 15. Bxe2 cxd5 16. Nf4 O-O 17. Nxd5 Ba6 18. Nxf6+ Kg7 19. Rb6 Bxe2 20.
    Kxe2 Ra7 21. Nh5+ Kh8 22. Rhb1 Nc6 23. Rb7 {
    kostini (2180)-zrenjanin (2025)/gameknot.com 2015/1-0}) 9. Nf3 $146 (9. c4 b4
    10. Nb6 (10. Bb6 Qc8 11. Be3 Ra6 12. c5 d5 13. cxd6 Bxd6 14. Bc5 Bxc5 15. Nxc5
    Ra7 16. Nf3 O-O 17. Qc2 Nbd7 18. Nxb7 Qxb7 19. e3 c5 20. Bd3 Qd5 21. Bc4 Qh5
    22. Be2 Re8 23. O-O Ne4 24. Nd4 Qh6 {Baer,W-Schulz,H/TT-14.37 ETC 2004/1/2-1/2}
    ) 10... Ra6 11. c5 d6 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. e3 Ra7 14. Na4 Nd7 15. Qc2 dxc5 16.
    Nxc5 Nxc5 17. Qxc5 Ra8 18. d4 Qe7 19. Rc1 Qxc5 20. Rxc5 Be7 21. Rc1 O-O 22. Be2
    a4 23. Bf3 b3 {
    Walker,J (1800)-Schiller,W (2380)/BCCA vs. RS remoteschach.de 2005/0-1}) (9.
    Bxf6 Bxf6 10. e3 Bc8 11. Nc5 Qe7 12. d4 d6 13. Nd3 Bf5 14. Ne2 a4 15. Ng3 Bg6
    16. Be2 O-O 17. O-O d5 18. Bh5 Bh4 19. Bxg6 {0-1 Ertel,J-Rohde,F}) 9... d5 10.
    Nc5 Bc8 11. Qc2 (11. a4 Bf5 12. Rb2 bxa4 13. Qxa4 O-O $11) 11... Bd6 12. a4 Qe7
    13. Nd3 bxa4 14. Qxa4 O-O 15. Be5 Nbd7 16. Bxd6 (16. Qxc6 $2 Nxe5 17. Nfxe5 Ra6
    $19) 16... Qxd6 17. Nd4 Ba6 (17... c5 18. Nf5 Qe6 19. Qf4 $17) 18. Qxc6 Qa3 (
    18... Qxc6 19. Nxc6 Bxd3 20. exd3 Rfe8+ 21. Be2 $11) 19. Qc7 (19. e3 Rab8 20.
    Rd1 Bxd3 21. Bxd3 Ne5 22. Bxh7+ Kxh7 $19) 19... Rfe8 (19... Rfb8 20. Rd1 $15)
    20. e3 $11 Rec8 (20... Rec8 21. Qg3 Ne4 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2015.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Hilbert, Stephan J"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "1795"]
    [BlackElo "1735"]
    [PlyCount "13"]
    [EventDate "2015.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nc3 d5 5. Bxf6 Qxf6 (5... gxf6 6. e3 Bxc3
    7. dxc3 c6 8. c4 Be6 9. cxd5 Qa5+ 10. Qd2 Qxd2+ 11. Kxd2 Bxd5 12. c4 Be6 13.
    Rd1 Nd7 14. Kc3 O-O-O 15. Rd4 Nc5 16. f3 f5 17. Nh3 Rhg8 18. Nf4 h6 19. Be2
    Na4+ 20. Kb3 {kamret (2190)-NN/GameColony.com 2003/1-0}) 6. Nxd5 Qd6 (6...
    Bxd2+ 7. Kxd2 Qd4+ 8. Ke1 Qc5 9. Nf3 Be6 10. c4 Nd7 11. g3 O-O-O 12. Qb3 c6 13.
    Rb1 b5 14. Ne3 Nb6 15. Bg2 Nxc4 16. Nxc4 Bxc4 17. Qc2 Rhe8 18. Bf1 Qd5 {
    0-1 lenda77 (1765)-jojopa (1820)/kurnik 2014}) 7. Nxb4 $146 (7. c4 Ba5 (7...
    O-O 8. Rb1 Ba5 9. e3 c6 10. Nf4 Bf5 11. Be2 Bxb1 12. Qxb1 Qxd2+ 13. Kf1 Nd7 14.
    Nf3 Qb4 15. Qc2 Nf6 16. g4 Rfe8 17. g5 Ne4 18. h4 Nd2+ 19. Nxd2 Qxd2 20. Qf5
    Qc3 21. Nh5 Qe5 22. Qg4 {lendzior (1650)-zbiglub (1840)/kurnik 2013/0-1}) 8.
    Nf3 O-O 9. e3 c6 10. Nf4 Re8 11. Be2 Be6 12. O-O Bf5 13. d4 Bc7 14. c5 Qh6 15.
    Bd3 Bg4 16. h3 g5 17. hxg4 gxf4 18. exf4 Qxf4 19. g3 Qxg4 20. Kg2 Nd7 21. Rh1
    Nf6 {lendzior (1770)-jojopa (1800)/kurnik 2013/1-0 (33)}) (7. Nxb4 Qxb4 8. e3
    $16) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr 3GMM-25"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1996.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Heyn, W."]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "80"]
    [EventDate "1996.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 $11 Nf6 4. c3 Nc6 5. cxb4 (5. Bxc7 Qxc7 6. cxb4
    Nxb4 $11) 5... Nxe5 6. d4 Ng6 (6... Nc6 7. b5 Ne7 8. Nf3 $15) 7. e3 $11 Qe7 8.
    a3 (8. b5 O-O $11) 8... Nf4 (8... O-O 9. Bd3 $15) 9. Nc3 (9. Ne2 Nxe2 10. Bxe2
    O-O $14) 9... d5 (9... O-O 10. Qf3 Ne6 11. Nge2 $11) 10. Qf3 Ne6 (10... g5 $5
    $11) 11. Nxd5 $16 Nxd4 (11... Nxd5 12. Qxd5 c6 13. Qe5 $16) 12. Nxc7+ Qxc7 13.
    exd4 O-O 14. Be2 (14. Rd1 Bg4 15. Qg3 Qxg3 16. hxg3 Bxd1 17. Kxd1 Ne4 $17)
    14... Re8 $14 15. Rd1 Qc4 (15... Bg4 16. Qg3 Qc4 17. Qd3 $14) 16. Qd3 (16. Kf1
    Qe6 $16) 16... Be6 (16... Qc6 17. Nf3 $14) 17. Nf3 (17. Qxc4 Bxc4 18. Kf1 b5
    $16) 17... Qxd3 (17... Qa2 18. O-O $14) 18. Rxd3 $16 (18. Bxd3 $6 Bb3+ 19. Kd2
    Bxd1 20. Rxd1 Rad8 $11) 18... Bc4 (18... Bd5 19. Rc3 $16) 19. Re3 Bxe2 (19...
    Rxe3 20. fxe3 Bxe2 21. Kxe2 $16) 20. Kxe2 Ng4 21. Rxe8+ Rxe8+ 22. Kf1 Rc8 23.
    h3 (23. Ne1 Rc3 24. h3 Nf6 $14) 23... Rc1+ 24. Ne1 Nf6 25. g3 (25. g4 Nd5 26.
    Ke2 Ra1 $14) 25... Ra1 (25... Rd1 26. Ke2 Rxd4 27. Nf3 Re4+ 28. Kd3 $11) 26.
    Kg2 Rxa3 27. Nf3 Rb3 (27... a5 $5 28. Rc1 h6 $14) 28. Rc1 $16 g6 29. Rc8+ (29.
    Rc4 $142 $5 $14) 29... Kg7 $15 30. Rc7 Rxb4 {
    (The passed pawn on a7 will quickly become a dangerous weapon)} 31. Ng5 (31.
    Ne5 Nd5 32. Rxf7+ Kg8 $14) 31... Rb6 (31... b5 32. Ne6+ (32. Nxf7 $6 a5 $11) (
    32. Rxf7+ Kh6 33. Ne6 Nd5 $16) (32. Rxa7 $6 Kg8 $14) 32... Kh6 33. Rxf7 $18)
    32. Rxf7+ (32. h4 a5 $14) 32... Kg8 (32... Kh6 $5 33. f4 a5 $11) 33. Rc7 $14 a5
    34. f3 (34. Kf3 Rb3+ 35. Ke2 Rb2+ 36. Kd3 b5 37. Rc8+ Kg7 $11) 34... a4 $11 35.
    Rc8+ (35. Ne4 Nd5 36. Rd7 Rb2+ 37. Kf1 Ne3+ 38. Ke1 Kf8 $11) 35... Kg7 36. Ne4
    (36. Rc7+ Kg8 $11) 36... Nxe4 (36... Rb2+ 37. Kf1 Nd5 38. Rd8 Ne3+ 39. Ke1 Ng2+
    40. Kd1 $11) 37. fxe4 $11 a3 38. Rc1 (38. Rc7+ Kh6 $11) 38... a2 (38... Rd6 39.
    Rd1 $11) 39. Ra1 $15 Rb2+ (39... Ra6 40. Kf3 $15) 40. Kf3 $11 b5 (40... b5 41.
    Kf4 b4 $15) *
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Drzycimski, Jaroslaw"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "52"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 c6 5. e3 (5. Nf3 d6 6. Bc3 Bxc3 7.
    Nxc3 O-O $15) 5... d6 6. Bb2 Ba5 (6... O-O 7. Qf3 Nbd7 8. a3 $15) 7. Nf3 Bg4 8.
    Be2 Nbd7 9. O-O Bxf3 (9... O-O 10. Nd4 Qb6 11. Bc3 Bxe2 12. Qxe2 $11) 10. Bxf3
    $14 Ne5 11. Be2 O-O 12. Qc2 Qe7 13. f4 (13. d4 Ng6 $14) 13... Ng6 14. Rf3 Rfe8
    15. Qf5 Bd8 {Black begins to deal mighty blows} 16. Rh3 Qe6 17. Qg5 (17. Qxe6
    fxe6 (17... Rxe6 $2 18. f5 Nf4 19. fxe6 Nxh3+ 20. gxh3 $18) 18. Bd3 Nf8 $14)
    17... h6 18. Qg3 Ne4 19. Qf3 f5 20. Qf1 Bf6 21. d4 Ne7 22. Nc3 Nd2 23. d5 (23.
    Qf2 Nxc4 24. Rb1 b5 $17) 23... cxd5 $19 (23... Nxf1 $6 24. dxe6 Nd2 25. Rd1
    Bxc3 26. Bxc3 $11) 24. cxd5 Nxd5 (24... Nxf1 $143 25. dxe6 Rec8 26. e4 $14) 25.
    Qc1 Nxc3 26. Bxc3 Rac8 (26... Rac8 27. Bxd2 Rxc1+ 28. Rxc1 a6 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr or01-004 E-mail"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "De Visser, Arno"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "56"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. c4 e5 3. Bb2 Bxb4 4. Bxe5 Nf6 5. e3 d6 6. Bc3 Na6 (6... Bxc3 7.
    Nxc3 O-O 8. d4 $11) 7. Nf3 Bg4 (7... O-O 8. d4 $15) 8. Be2 $11 O-O 9. O-O Re8
    10. a3 Ba5 11. Bxa5 Qxa5 12. d4 Ne4 13. Nfd2 Bxe2 14. Qxe2 f5 15. Nxe4 fxe4 16.
    Qd2 (16. Nd2 Qc3 $11) 16... Qxd2 (16... Qa4 17. Rc1 $11) 17. Nxd2 $14 Re7 18.
    Nb3 (18. f3 exf3 19. Rxf3 Rae8 $11) 18... b6 (18... Rf8 19. Rab1 $11) 19. f4
    exf3 20. Rxf3 Rae8 21. Kf2 Nc7 22. Rf1 d5 23. Nd2 Ne6 24. cxd5 cxd5 25. Rf5
    Nxd4 (25... Nc7 26. Rf3 $11) 26. exd4 (26. Rxd5 $143 Nc2 27. e4 Rf7+ 28. Nf3
    Rxe4 $17) 26... Re2+ 27. Kg3 Rxd2 28. Rxd5 h6 (28... h6 29. Rd7 Re3+ 30. Rf3
    Ree2 $11) *
    
    [Event "corr 1AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Rosinski, Zenon"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "65"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 d5 5. Nc3 O-O (5... Bxc3 6. Bxc3 O-O 7.
    Nf3 $11) 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Nge2 $4 (7. Nxd5 Qd6 8. Nxb4 Qxb4 $14) 7... Bg4 (7...
    Be6 8. a3 Bd6 9. Nd4 $17) 8. Qb1 (8. Nxd5 Qd6 9. Nxb4 Qxb4 10. Rb1 $16) 8...
    Bxe2 9. Nxe2 (9. Qxb4 Bxf1 10. Rxf1 Qc6 $15) 9... b6 (9... c5 10. c3 Ba3 11.
    Qb3 $16) 10. c3 Bd6 11. Ng3 c5 12. Be2 Nc6 13. O-O Rad8 14. f4 g6 (14... c4 15.
    Qf5 Qxf5 16. Nxf5 $15) 15. Rf3 (15. Qd3 Qe6 $11) 15... Qh4 (15... c4 16. Qb5
    Ne7 17. Qa4 $15) 16. Qc2 (16. Qd3 c4 17. Qxd5 Na5 $16) 16... f5 (16... c4 17.
    d3 $15) 17. Nh1 (17. Qd3 Be7 $11) 17... Qf6 18. Raf1 Kh8 (18... c4 19. Ng3 $15)
    19. Nf2 Rc8 (19... c4 20. d3 $15) 20. Kh1 (20. Qd3 Qe6 $11) 20... Nd8 {
    Black intends c4} (20... c4 21. Rb1 $15) 21. Rh3 c4 22. g4 (22. Bf3 Qe6 $11)
    22... Qf7 (22... fxg4 23. Nxg4 Qe6 24. Bf3 $17) 23. Rg1 (23. g5 $15) 23... Nb7
    (23... fxg4 $5 24. Bxg4 Ne6 $15) 24. gxf5 $11 {
    White terminates the opponent with strong threats} gxf5 25. Bh5 Qf6 26. Bg6 Rc7
    27. Rg5 {Increasing the pressure on the isolated pawn on f5} (27. Rh5 Rg7 28.
    Rxf5 Qe6 29. Rxf8+ Bxf8 $14) 27... Rg7 $11 28. Rh6 Qe6 29. Qd1 (29. Rgh5 Rxg6
    30. Rxh7+ Kg8 31. Rxb7 d4 $11) 29... Ba3 (29... Rfg8 30. Qh5 Qe7 $14) 30. Qh5
    $14 {The mate threat is Rxh7} Qe7 31. Bxf5 Rff7 (31... Rfg8 32. Bc2 $16) 32.
    Rxg7 Rxg7 33. Re6 (33. Re6 Qf7 34. Re8+ Bf8 35. Qxf7 Rxf7 36. Be6 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kuleszo, Jerzy"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "39"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 Nc6 5. Bb2 d5 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Be2 O-O
    8. O-O Bd6 9. h3 Bh5 10. d4 (10. Nc3 Re8 $11) 10... Re8 $15 11. Nbd2 a6 12. c4
    Bf8 13. Rc1 Ne7 14. Ne5 Bxe2 15. Qxe2 c6 16. Ndf3 Ne4 17. Nd2 Nxd2 18. Qxd2
    dxc4 19. Nxc4 Ng6 (19... Nd5 20. Qc2 $11) 20. Rfd1 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1985.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Michalczuk"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "48"]
    [EventDate "1985.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 Nc6 5. Bb2 d5 6. Be2 O-O 7. Nf3 Re8 8.
    O-O Bd6 9. c4 (9. Nc3 a6 $15) 9... dxc4 10. Bxc4 Be6 (10... Na5 11. Be2 $15)
    11. Bxe6 $11 Rxe6 12. Ng5 Re8 13. Qb3 Qd7 (13... Bxh2+ 14. Kxh2 Ng4+ 15. Kg1
    Qxg5 16. f3 $17) 14. f4 (14. Bxf6 gxf6 15. Nf3 Qe6 $14) 14... h6 (14... Ne4 $5
    $11) 15. Bxf6 $14 gxf6 16. Nf3 Rab8 17. Nc3 Qg4 18. Nd5 Qg7 (18... Kg7 19. Rac1
    $16) 19. Qb2 f5 20. Qxg7+ Kxg7 21. Nh4 Bc5 (21... Ne7 $142 22. Nxe7 Bxe7 23.
    Nxf5+ Kg6 $16) 22. Rf3 $4 (22. Nxf5+ Kg6 23. Nh4+ Kg7 24. Nxc7 Red8 $16) 22...
    Re6 $4 (22... Red8 $142 $5 23. Rg3+ Kf8 $11) 23. Rg3+ (23. Nxc7 $142 $5 Nd4 24.
    Nxe6+ (24. exd4 $6 Bxd4+ 25. Re3 Bxa1 26. Nxe6+ fxe6 27. Rxe6 Kf7 28. Rxh6 Rd8
    $18) 24... fxe6 25. Rg3+ (25. exd4 $6 Bxd4+ 26. Re3 Bxa1 27. Rxe6 Kf7 28. Rxh6
    Rd8 $18) 25... Kf7 26. Rg6 $18 (26. exd4 $6 Bxd4+ 27. Re3 Bxa1 $11)) 23... Kh8
    24. Nxc7 Rd6 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1978.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Franek, Mieczyslaw"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "53"]
    [EventDate "1978.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Bb2 Re8 8.
    Be2 Bf5 9. O-O dxc4 10. Bxc4 Qd6 11. a3 {White gets in control} Bc5 12. Nc3 (
    12. Qb3 Be6 13. Bxe6 Qxe6 14. Qxe6 fxe6 15. Bxf6 gxf6 $11) 12... a6 (12... Na5
    13. Be2 Bb6 14. Nb5 $11) 13. d4 Ba7 (13... Bb6 14. Na4 $11) 14. Re1 (14. Qb3
    Re7 15. Ne5 Nd8 $14) 14... Rad8 (14... b5 15. Ba2 $11) 15. Qb3 Bg6 (15... Be6
    $142 $5 16. Bxe6 Qxe6 17. Qxe6 Rxe6 $11) 16. Ne5 $1 $16 Re7 $2 (16... Qxe5 17.
    dxe5) 17. Qxb7 $18 (17. Nxg6 $6 hxg6 18. Qxb7 Ng4 $16) 17... Nxd4 (17... Rxe5
    18. dxe5 Nxe5 19. Red1 $18 (19. Qxa7 $6 Nxc4 20. Rad1 Bd3 $16) (19. Bxa6 $6
    Nfg4 20. Rad1 Bd3 21. Bxd3 Nxd3 $18)) 18. Nxg6 (18. Qxa7 $6 c5 19. Qxe7 Qxe7
    20. exd4 cxd4 21. Nxg6 Qc7 $18) 18... hxg6 19. Qxa7 (19. exd4 Bxd4 20. Rxe7
    Qxe7 $18) 19... Ng4 {The mate threat is Qxh2} 20. f4 (20. Qxd4 $4 Qxh2+ 21. Kf1
    Rxd4 $19) (20. Qxa6 $4 Qxh2+ 21. Kf1 Qh1#) 20... Nxe3 21. Rxe3 (21. Nd5 $142 $1
    Nf3+ 22. gxf3 Nxd5 23. Bxd5 Rxe1+ 24. Rxe1 Qxd5 25. Qxc7 Rd6 $18) 21... Rxe3
    22. Nd5 (22. Bxa6 $6 Qe7 23. Nd5 Re1+ 24. Bf1 Rxf1+ 25. Rxf1 Ne2+ 26. Kf2 Rxd5
    $14) (22. Qxa6 $6 Qe7 23. Na4 Qe4 $14) 22... Ne2+ 23. Kf2 (23. Kh1 Re6 $18)
    23... Re4 24. Be5 (24. Bxe2 $6 Rxe2+ 25. Kxe2 Qxd5 $15) (24. Bxa6 Qxd5 25. Bxe2
    Rxe2+ 26. Kxe2 Qb5+ 27. Kf3 Rd3+ 28. Ke2 Rxa3+ 29. Ke1 Qb4+ 30. Kf1 Rxa7 31.
    Rxa7 Qxf4+ 32. Ke2 Qc4+ 33. Kd2 Qd5+ 34. Ke1 Qxg2 $19) (24. Qxa6 $2 Qc5+ 25.
    Kf3 Rxc4 $19 (25... Qxc4 $6 26. Qxc4 Rxc4 27. Ne3 Nd4+ 28. Bxd4 Rcxd4 29. Rc1
    $19)) 24... Qd7 $2 (24... Rxf4+ 25. Bxf4 (25. Kxe2 $4 Qxe5+ 26. Qe3 Re4 (26...
    Qxa1 $6 27. Qxf4 Re8+ 28. Ne3 $15) 27. Qxe4 Qxe4+ (27... Qxa1 $6 28. Qe7 (28.
    Nxc7 $2 Qb2+ 29. Kf3 Qc3+ 30. Kf2 Rd2+ 31. Kg1 Qc1+ 32. Bf1 Qxc7 $19) 28... Rf8
    29. Qe3 $11) 28. Ne3 Re8 29. Bxf7+ Kxf7 30. Rf1+ Kg8 $19) 25... Nxf4 26. Rd1 (
    26. Nxc7 $2 Qd2+ 27. Kf3 Qc3+ 28. Qe3 Qxc4 $19) 26... Nxd5 27. Bxd5 (27. Rxd5
    $6 Qf6+ 28. Kg1 Rxd5 29. Bxd5 Qa1+ 30. Kf2 Qb2+ 31. Ke3 Qe5+ 32. Be4 f5 $15)
    27... Qxh2 28. Qe3 $16 (28. Qxa6 $6 Qf4+ 29. Kg1 Qe3+ 30. Kh1 Qh6+ 31. Kg1 Qe3+
    32. Kf1 Qf4+ 33. Kg1 Qe3+ $11)) 25. Rd1 $4 (25. Qxc7 $142 Qxc7 26. Bxc7 (26.
    Nxc7 $143 Nxf4 27. Kf3 Rxc4 28. Bxf4 Rd3+ 29. Ke2 Rd7 $15) 26... Rxc4 27. Bxd8
    Nxf4 28. Nb4 $18) 25... Rxc4 $16 26. Ne3 (26. Qxa6 Rc2 27. Nf6+ gxf6 28. Rxd7
    Rxd7 29. Qc8+ Kg7 30. Bxf6+ Kxf6 31. Qxd7 Nxf4+ 32. Kf3 Ne6 $16) 26... Nxf4 $4
    (26... Rd4 27. Bxd4 Nxd4 $11) 27. Rxd7 $18 (27. Rxd7 Rxd7 28. Nxc4 $18) (27.
    Nxc4 $2 Qxd1 28. Bxf4 Qd4+ 29. Qxd4 Rxd4 30. Bxc7 Rxc4 $19) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr ICCF EU-M-GT-346"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Drechsler, A."]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "39"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Bb2 d5 7. Be2 Re8
    8. O-O Qe7 9. h3 (9. Nc3 Bf5 $15) 9... Ne4 10. c4 (10. d3 Nf6 $15) 10... dxc4
    11. Bxc4 Ng5 (11... Be6 12. Bxe6 Qxe6 13. d3 $11) 12. Nxg5 (12. Bd5 Be6 13.
    Bxc6 bxc6 $11) 12... Qxg5 $15 13. Qf3 {Do you see the mate threat?} Be6 14.
    Bxe6 Rxe6 15. d4 Rd8 16. Nc3 Bxc3 (16... a6 17. Rfb1 Re7 18. a3 $11) 17. Bxc3
    Qd5 18. Qxd5 Rxd5 19. Rfe1 Rg5 (19... f5 $5 $11) 20. f4 *
    
    [Event "corr 3GMM-13"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Svensson, Jan"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "61"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nf3 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. Be2 Nc6 7. Bb2 Re8 8.
    O-O Qe7 9. d4 (9. Nc3 Bf5 $15) 9... Ne4 10. c4 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Bg4 12. h3 Bh5 13.
    a4 (13. a3 Bd6 $15) 13... Rad8 (13... Qf6 14. Ba3 $15) 14. Ba3 Bxa3 15. Rxa3
    Rd6 16. Be2 f5 (16... Bg6 17. Qb3 $15) 17. Qb3+ {White gets in control} Kh8 (
    17... Bf7 18. Bc4 $15) 18. Ne5 (18. Qxb7 $143 Rb8 19. Qa6 Nxd4 $19) 18... Bg6 (
    18... Nxe5 19. Bxh5 Rb6 20. Qc2 $11) 19. Nxc6 (19. Bb5 f4 $16) 19... Rxc6 $14
    20. Bb5 (20. Qxb7 $143 Rb6 21. Qxa7 Rxb1 22. Rxb1 Qxa3 $17) 20... Rb6 21. a5
    Rxb5 22. Qxb5 Nd2 23. Nxd2 Qxa3 24. Nc4 Qd3 25. Nd6 (25. Rc1 Bf7 $14) 25...
    Qxb5 26. Nxb5 c6 27. Nd6 Rb8 28. Rc1 Kg8 29. a6 bxa6 30. Rxc6 a5 31. Rc7 (31.
    Rc7 a6 32. Kf1 $16) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr I PZG POL"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Cimicki, Dariusz"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "65"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Be2 Nc6 7. Bb2 Re8
    8. O-O Bg4 9. c4 Qe7 10. Qc2 (10. h3 Be6 $15) 10... Rad8 11. d4 dxc4 12. Qxc4
    Bd6 13. Nbd2 (13. Rd1 Nd5 $15) 13... a6 (13... Nb4 14. Qb3 $15) 14. a3 Na7 (
    14... Be6 15. Qc2 $15) 15. Qa4 (15. d5 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 Be5 17. Bxe5 Qxe5 $11)
    15... Rc8 (15... Nc8 16. Qc2 $15) 16. Rfe1 (16. d5 Bd7 17. Bxf6 Bxa4 18. Bxe7
    Bxe7 $11) 16... Bd7 17. Qb3 b5 18. Bd3 (18. e4 Nxe4 19. Nxe4 Qxe4 20. Bxb5 Qb7
    $11 (20... axb5 $143 21. Rxe4 Rxe4 22. Ng5 $16)) 18... c5 19. dxc5 Bxc5 (19...
    Rxc5 $143 20. Bxf6 gxf6 21. Ne4 $16) 20. Nd4 (20. Bxf6 Qxf6 (20... gxf6 $143
    21. Ne4 $14) 21. Ne4 Qe7 $11) 20... Nc6 21. N2f3 Na5 22. Qd1 (22. Qa2 Bd6 $11)
    22... Ne4 (22... Nc4 23. Qb3 Nxb2 24. Qxb2 $15) 23. Qe2 $11 f6 (23... Bd6 24.
    a4 bxa4 25. Bxa6 $15) 24. Rec1 (24. a4 bxa4 25. Bxa6 Ra8 $11) 24... Bb6 (24...
    Bd6 25. Rxc8 Rxc8 26. a4 bxa4 27. Bxa6 $11) 25. Nh4 (25. a4 bxa4 26. Rxc8 Rxc8
    27. Bxa6 Rb8 $14) 25... Nd6 (25... Bxd4 26. exd4 Nd6 27. Qxe7 Rxe7 28. Rxc8+
    Bxc8 29. Bc3 $11) 26. Qh5 (26. Nhf5 Nxf5 27. Nxf5 Qf8 $14) 26... Rxc1+ (26...
    g6 27. Qd5+ Kg7 28. Bc3 $11) 27. Rxc1 (27. Bxc1 $142 g6 28. Qd5+ Be6 29. Nxe6
    Qxe6 30. Qxe6+ Rxe6 31. Ra2 $15) 27... g5 (27... g6 $142 28. Qd5+ Kg7 $11) 28.
    Nhf5 $16 Nxf5 29. Nxf5 Bxf5 30. Bxf5 Rd8 31. Bc3 (31. Qg4 h6 $16) 31... Nc4 $18
    32. Qh6 Qg7 33. Qxf6 (33. Qxf6 Qxf6 34. Bxf6 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1972.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kuklinski"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "72"]
    [EventDate "1972.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Bb2 Bg4 8.
    Be2 Re8 9. O-O dxc4 10. Qc2 b5 (10... Na5 $5 $17 11. Rd1 (11. d3 Bxf3 (11...
    cxd3 12. Bxd3 Bxf3 13. gxf3 Qe7 14. Rd1 Rad8 15. a3 $17 {-0.84/9}) (11... Bf5
    12. Rd1 Qe7 13. Nd4 Bg6 14. a3 Bd6 15. Nd2 $17 {-0.84/8}) 12. gxf3 cxd3 13.
    Bxd3 Nc6 14. Rd1 Bd6 15. a3 $17 {-0.94/8}) (11. d4 b5 (11... Qd5 12. Nc3 Bxc3
    13. Bxc3 Nc6 14. Bd2 b5 15. Rfc1 $17 {-0.91/9}) (11... Nd5 12. Nc3 c6 13. h3
    Bh5 14. Ne5 Bxe2 15. Nxe2 $17 {-0.75/9}) (11... cxd3 12. Bxd3 Bxf3 13. gxf3 Nc6
    14. a3 Bd6 15. f4 $17 {-0.81/9}) (11... Qe7 12. Nc3 c6 13. Ne5 Bxe2 14. Nxe2 b5
    15. Ng3 $17 {-0.75/9}) (11... Ne4 12. Rc1 c6 13. Nc3 Nxc3 14. Bxc3 Bxc3 15.
    Qxc3 $15 {-0.44/10}) 12. Bc3 c5 13. Rd1 Qb6 14. h3 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 $17 {-0.97/9})
    11... Qe7 12. d3 Bf5 13. Nd4 Bg6 14. a3 Bd6 15. Nd2 $17 {-0.84/8}) 11. a4 $15
    a6 {Black fights for the Initiative} 12. axb5 axb5 13. Rxa8 Qxa8 14. d3 (14.
    Bxf6 $142 $5 gxf6 15. Qb2 $11) 14... cxd3 (14... Qa4 15. Qxa4 $17 {-0.78/9})
    15. Qxd3 (15. Bxd3 $17 {-0.81/9}) 15... Be7 16. Rc1 (16. Qxb5 $4 Rb8 17. Qc4
    Rxb2 $19) 16... Rb8 17. h3 (17. Qc2 Bd7 $15) 17... Be6 $15 18. Qc2 Bd5 19. Ng5
    (19. Bxf6 $5 Bxf6 20. e4 $15) 19... Qa4 $17 20. Nd2 (20. Qf5 $5 g6 21. Qd3 $15)
    20... Qxc2 $19 21. Rxc2 Ne8 22. Ngf3 Nb4 23. Rc1 c5 24. Ne5 Be6 25. Ne4 c4 26.
    Rb1 (26. Ra1 Nd6 27. Nc5 Bf5 $19) 26... Ra8 (26... Bf5 27. f3 f6 28. Nxc4 bxc4
    29. Bxc4+ Kf8 30. Bc3 $19) 27. Bd4 (27. Bc3 Na2 28. Bd4 Bd5 $19) 27... f6 28.
    Nf3 Bf5 29. Nfd2 Nd6 $4 (29... Nc7 30. g4 Bg6 31. f4 $19) 30. f3 $4 (30. Rxb4
    $142 $5 Nxe4 31. Rxb5 Nxd2 32. Rxf5 $11) 30... Ra2 (30... Nxe4 $142 31. Nxe4
    Ra2 $19) 31. Rxb4 $17 Nxe4 (31... Bxe4 $5 32. Nxe4 Nxe4 33. Rxb5 Rxe2 34. fxe4
    Bd6 $17) 32. Rxb5 $15 Nxd2 33. Rxf5 Kf7 (33... Rc2 $142 $5 $15) 34. Bc3 $14 Kg6
    35. g4 (35. Ra5 $142 $5 Rc2 36. Bxd2 Rxd2 37. Bxc4 $16) 35... Nb1 $15 36. Bd4
    $4 (36. Bxc4 $142 Nxc3 37. Bxa2 Nxa2 38. Kf2 $11) 36... Rxe2 $19 (36... Rxe2
    37. Rb5 Nd2 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "Toowoomba"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Chalupa, Paul"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "27"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 Nc6 5. Bb2 d5 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Be2 O-O 8.
    O-O Re8 9. c4 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Ne5 11. Bxe5 Bxf3 $2 (11... Rxe5 $5 12. Bxf7+ Kh8
    $14) 12. Qxf3 (12. Bxf6 $142 $5 Qxf6 13. Qxf3 Qxa1 14. Bxf7+ Kh8 15. Bxe8 Rxe8
    16. Qxb7 $18) 12... Rxe5 $16 13. Qxb7 Bd6 (13... Rb8 14. Qf3 $16) 14. Be2 (14.
    d4 Re7 15. Qc6 Rb8 $16) 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "?"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1996.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "COMP"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "59"]
    [EventDate "1996.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 Nc6 5. Bb2 O-O 6. Nf3 Re8 7. a3 Ba5 8.
    c4 Ne4 9. Be2 (9. Qb3 d6 10. Be2 Nc5 (10... Ne5 11. O-O Nc5 12. Qc2 Nxf3+ 13.
    Bxf3 Qg5 14. d3 $11) 11. Qc2 (11. Qd1 Ne5 (11... Bf5 12. O-O Nd3 13. Qb3 Nxb2
    14. Qxb2 $11) 12. O-O Ned3 13. Qc2 Bf5 14. Ne1 $15) 11... Bg4 12. Nc3 Bxf3 13.
    gxf3 Qg5 (13... Qh4 14. Nd5 $15) 14. d4 $15) 9... b6 (9... d5 10. cxd5 (10. O-O
    dxc4 11. Bxc4 Bg4 (11... Nd6 12. Bd5 Ne7 13. Bb3 (13. Ba2 Bg4 14. d3 $11) 13...
    Bg4 14. d3 $11 (14. d4 $11)) 12. d3 Nd6 13. Bd5 Ne5 14. Bxe5 $11) 10... Qxd5
    11. O-O $11 Be6 12. d3 Nc5 (12... Nd6 13. Nc3 (13. Qc2 Rad8 (13... Qf5 14. Nbd2
    $11) 14. Nbd2 $11 (14. Rc1 $11)) (13. Nbd2 Rad8 (13... Qf5 14. Nb3 $11) 14. Qc2
    $11) 13... Qf5 14. Qc2 $11) 13. Nc3 Qf5 14. d4 $11) 10. O-O Bb7 (10... d5 11.
    d3 Nc5 12. Nbd2 Bf5 (12... a6 13. cxd5 Qxd5 14. d4 $14) 13. cxd5 Qxd5 14. e4
    $14) 11. d3 Nc5 (11... Nf6 12. Nbd2 (12. d4 d5 13. Nbd2 (13. Nc3 a6 14. Qb3 $11
    ) 13... Ba6 (13... a6 14. Nb3 $14 (14. Rc1 $14)) 14. Rc1 $14) 12... Bxd2 (12...
    Qe7 13. Nb3 Rab8 14. Nfd4 $14 (14. d4 $14) (14. Rb1 $14)) 13. Qxd2 d6 (13...
    Na5 14. Rab1 $14) 14. e4 $14) (11... Ng5 12. Nbd2 Bxd2 (12... d5 13. Rc1 (13.
    cxd5 Qxd5 14. Nc4 $14) 13... Bxd2 (13... Ne6 14. Nb3 $14) 14. Qxd2 $14) 13.
    Qxd2 Nxf3+ (13... a6 14. Rab1 $14 (14. Rfb1 $14)) 14. Bxf3 $14) 12. d4 Ne4 13.
    d5 (13. Qc2 Ne7 (13... Nb8 14. Bd3 $14) 14. d5 $14) 13... Ne7 14. Ne5 (14. Nd4
    $14) 14... d6 15. Bd3 (15. Qd4 dxe5 16. Qxe4 Ng6 $14) 15... dxe5 $11 16. Bxe4
    f5 17. Bd3 Qd6 18. Nc3 (18. Nd2 b5 19. cxb5 Rad8 $11 (19... Qxd5 $4 20. Bc4 $18
    )) 18... e4 (18... c6 $5 $11) 19. Nb5 $14 {White fights for the Initiative} Qd7
    20. Be2 Rf8 (20... c5 21. dxc6 Qxc6 22. Nd6 $16) 21. Nd4 Rab8 (21... c6 22. Nb3
    $16) 22. Ne6 $16 Rf7 23. f3 exf3 24. Bxf3 (24. gxf3 $143 Ng6 $11) 24... g6 $4 (
    24... c5 $142 $16) 25. Qd4 Rf6 26. Qxf6 Nxd5 (26... Bc3 27. Qxc3 Nxd5 28. Bxd5
    Bxd5 29. Qh8+ Kf7 30. Qg7+ Kxe6 31. Qf6#) 27. cxd5 (27. Bxd5 f4 28. Nd8+ Bxd5
    29. Qh8#) 27... Bc3 (27... Bc6 28. Qh8+ Kf7 29. Qg7+ Ke8 30. Qf8#) 28. Bxc3 Rc8
    (28... c5 29. Qh8+ Kf7 30. Qg7+ Ke8 31. Qf8#) 29. Ng5 Bxd5 30. Qh8# 1-0
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2014.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Hilbert, Stephan J"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1605"]
    [BlackElo "1785"]
    [PlyCount "56"]
    [EventDate "2014.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 Nc6 5. Bb2 O-O 6. Nf3 d5 7. a3 Bd6 8. c4
    Bf5 $146 (8... Re8 9. cxd5 (9. d4 Bg4 10. Nbd2 Na5 11. c5 Bf8 12. Qa4 b6 13. c6
    Bd6 14. Bc3 Ne4 15. Bxa5 bxa5 16. Qxa5 Nxd2 17. Nxd2 Rxe3+ 18. fxe3 Qh4+ 19. g3
    Bxg3+ {0-1 Meinhardt,A-Fuchs,A/Germany 1992}) 9... Nxd5 10. Be2 Bg4 11. O-O Qd7
    12. Nc3 Nxc3 13. Bxc3 Re6 14. Nd4 Bxe2 15. Nxe2 Qe7 16. f4 Rh6 17. Rf3 Rd8 18.
    Qb3 b6 19. Ng3 Qh4 20. Nf1 Rg6 21. Rc1 Ne7 22. Bb2 Nf5 23. e4 {
    Acosta,M (2085)-Kuyindzhi,A (2435)/Rijeka CRO 2011/0-1 (32)}) (8... Be6 9. cxd5
    Bxd5 10. Be2 Re8 11. O-O Na5 12. Nc3 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 Nc4 14. Qb3 Nxd2 15. Qxb7
    Rb8 16. Qc6 Nxf1 17. Kxf1 Rxb2 18. Nd5 Nxd5 19. Bxd5 Bxh2 20. a4 Re6 21. Bxe6
    Qd3+ 22. Ke1 Qe2# {mate  0-1 rosas-steve294/kurnik 2014}) 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Bc4
    Nb6 11. Be2 Re8 12. O-O Re6 (12... Qd7 13. Nc3 $15) 13. d4 Rg6 14. g3 (14. Kh1
    Qf6 $11) 14... Be7 15. Nc3 {White prepares the advance d5} Rh6 (15... Rd6 16.
    Rc1 $11) 16. e4 $11 {White intends d5} Bg4 17. d5 Na5 18. Ne5 Bh3 (18... Bxe2
    19. Qxe2 Bf6 20. Ng4 $14) 19. Re1 $14 Bf6 20. Ng4 (20. Na4 $142 $5 $14) 20...
    Bxg4 $17 21. Rb1 $4 (21. Bxg4 $142 Nac4 22. Qc2 Nxb2 23. e5 Bxe5 24. Rxe5 $17)
    21... Bxe2 $19 22. Qxe2 Nac4 23. e5 (23. Na4 $19) 23... Bxe5 (23... Nxe5 $143
    24. Ne4 Ned7 25. Bc1 $19) 24. Nd1 Qxd5 (24... Nxb2 25. Nxb2 Bc3 26. Rec1 $19)
    25. Bxe5 Nd2 (25... Nxe5 $143 26. Qxe5 Re6 27. Qc3 $19) (25... Qxe5 $6 26. Qxe5
    Nxe5 27. Rxe5 $19) (25... Nxa3 $6 26. Ra1 Nac4 27. Bxc7 $19) 26. Rb5 (26. Qb5
    Nf3+ 27. Kf1 Nxh2+ 28. Ke2 $19) 26... Nf3+ 27. Kf1 (27. Qxf3 Qxf3 28. Ne3 $19)
    27... Nxh2+ 28. Kg1 Nf3+ (28... Nf3+ 29. Qxf3 Qxf3 30. Rxb6 Rh1#) 0-1
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2014.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Hilbert, Stephan J"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1605"]
    [BlackElo "1785"]
    [PlyCount "56"]
    [EventDate "2014.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 Nc6 5. Bb2 O-O 6. Nf3 d5 7. a3 Bd6 8. c4
    Bf5 (8... Re8 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Be2 Bg4 11. O-O Qd7 12. Nc3 Nxc3 13. Bxc3 Re6
    14. Nd4 Bxe2 15. Nxe2 Qe7 16. f4 Rh6 17. Rf3 Rd8 18. Qb3 b6 19. Ng3 Qh4 20. Nf1
    Rg6 21. Rc1 Ne7 22. Bb2 Nf5 23. e4 {
    Acosta,M (2085)-Kuyindzhi,A (2435)/Rijeka CRO 2011/0-1 (32)}) 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10.
    Bc4 $146 (10. Nc3 Nxc3 11. Bxc3 Re8 12. Be2 Be5 13. d4 Bf6 14. O-O Ne7 15. Bd3
    Bg6 16. Bb5 c6 17. Be2 Nd5 18. Bb2 Qb6 19. Rb1 Bxb1 20. Qxb1 Qc7 21. Qf5 g6 22.
    Qg4 h5 23. Qh3 Nf4 24. exf4 Rxe2 {
    GuestXHVJ-GuestWGYH/freechess.org 2016/0-1 (34)}) 10... Nb6 11. Be2 Re8 12. O-O
    Re6 (12... Qd7 13. d3 $15) 13. d4 Rg6 14. g3 Be7 15. Nc3 {White prepares d5}
    Rh6 (15... Rd6 16. Qb3 $15) 16. e4 $11 {White prepares the advance d5} Bg4 17.
    d5 Na5 18. Ne5 Bh3 19. Re1 Bf6 20. Ng4 (20. Na4 $142 $5 $14) 20... Bxg4 $17 21.
    Rb1 $4 (21. Bxg4 $142 Nac4 22. Qc2 Nxb2 23. e5 Bxe5 24. Rxe5 $17) 21... Bxe2
    $19 22. Qxe2 Nac4 23. e5 (23. Na4 $19) 23... Bxe5 (23... Nxe5 $143 24. Ne4 Ned7
    25. Bc1 $19) 24. Nd1 Qxd5 (24... Nxb2 25. Nxb2 Bc3 26. Rec1 Bxb2 27. Rxb2 $19)
    25. Bxe5 Nd2 (25... Nxe5 $143 26. Qxe5 Re6 27. Qc3 $19) (25... Qxe5 $6 26. Qxe5
    Nxe5 27. Rxe5 $19) (25... Nxa3 $6 26. Ra1 Nac4 27. Bxc7 $19) 26. Rb5 (26. Qb5
    Nf3+ 27. Kf1 $19) 26... Nf3+ 27. Kf1 (27. Qxf3 Qxf3 28. Bf4 $19) 27... Nxh2+
    28. Kg1 Nf3+ (28... Nf3+ 29. Qxf3 Qxf3 30. Rxb6 Rh1#) 0-1
    
    [Event "Nidzica Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1973.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Makowski, Zbigniew"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "1973.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Nc3 Nbd7 7. Bg3 (7. Rb1
    Nxe5 (7... c5 8. Bd6 Re8 9. Nb5 Ba5 10. Bf4 Ne4 11. Nd6 Nxd6 12. Bxd6 $15 {
    -0.53/10}) 8. Rxb4 Re8 (8... c5 9. Rb1 Nxf3+ 10. Qxf3 d4 11. Ne2 Qa5 12. Nc1
    $15 {-0.56/8}) (8... Nxf3+) 9. d4 Nxf3+ 10. Qxf3 c5 11. dxc5 d4 12. Nb5 $17 {
    -1.09/8}) (7. Bf4 c6 (7... Nc5 8. Nb5 (8. Ne2 Nfe4 (8... Nce4 9. h3 Re8 10. Rb1
    Be7 11. d3 Nc5 12. Ned4 $15 {-0.41/10}) (8... Ba5 9. Ned4 Nh5 10. Bg5 f6 11.
    Bh4 g5 12. Nb3 $11 {-0.22/9}) (8... Re8 9. Rb1 a5 10. Ned4 Nh5 11. Bg5 f6 12.
    Bh4 $15 {-0.28/9}) (8... Ne6 9. Rb1 Be7 10. Be5 Nd7 11. Bg3 Ndc5 12. Nf4 $15 {
    -0.28/10}) 9. Qb1 Ba5 10. Ned4 Bg4 11. Qb2 Bxf3 12. Nxf3 $17 {-1.12/7}) 8...
    Ne6 9. Be5 a6 10. Rb1 Be7 11. Nc3 Ng4 12. Bg3 $15 {-0.37/10}) 8. Na4 (8. Ne2
    Be7 (8... Nh5 9. Bg5 f6 10. Bh4 Qe7 11. Ned4 Nb6 12. Be2 $15 {-0.28/9}) 9. Ng3
    Ne4 10. Ne5 Nxe5 11. Bxe5 Re8 12. Nxe4 $15 {-0.66/8}) (8. Bd3 Nc5 (8... Nh5) 9.
    a3 Bxc3 10. dxc3 Nfe4 11. O-O Bg4 12. c4 $17 {-0.87/8}) (8. Nb1 Ne4 (8... Nh5
    9. Bg5 Be7 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 11. Be2 Re8 12. d4 $11 {-0.25/11}) (8... Re8 9. Be2
    Be7 10. Nd4 Nf8 11. O-O Ng6 12. Bg5 $15 {-0.66/10}) 9. a3 Qf6 10. Ra2 Ba5 11.
    Be2 g5 12. Bg3 $15 {-0.66/10}) 8... b5 (8... Nh5 9. Bg5 Qa5 10. Nb2 Re8 11. Nd3
    Bd6 12. Be2 $15 {-0.47/10}) (8... Re8 9. Rb1 Be7 10. Nd4 Ne4 11. Be2 Bf6 12. c3
    $15 {-0.50/8}) (8... Qa5 9. c3 Ba3 10. Qb3 Be7 11. Nd4 Re8 12. Nf5 $15 {-0.47/9
    }) 9. Nb2 Nh5 10. Be5 Be7 11. Bd3 Ba3 12. Rb1 $15 {-0.62/8}) 7... Bxc3 (7... c6
    8. Ne2 $15 Be7 (8... Re8 9. Rb1 Be7 10. Ned4 Ne4 11. Be2 Nxg3 12. hxg3 $15 {
    -0.62/10}) (8... Ne4 9. c3 Ba3 10. Rb1 Re8 11. Bf4 Ndc5 12. d3 $15 {-0.41/10})
    (8... Qe7 9. c3 Ba3 10. d3 Nb6 11. Rb1 Bg4 12. Ned4 $15 {-0.34/9}) (8... Ba3 9.
    Rb1 Ne4 10. Bf4 Qa5 11. Nfd4 Re8 12. f3 $15 {-0.47/9}) (8... Nb6 9. Rb1 Qe7 10.
    c3 Bc5 11. d4 Ba3 12. Bh4 $15 {-0.47/10}) (8... Qa5 9. c3 Be7 10. Ned4 Ne4 11.
    Be2 Nxg3 12. hxg3 $15 {-0.41/10}) (8... Nh5 9. Bh4 Qa5 10. Ned4 Nhf6 11. Be2
    Re8 12. c3 $15 {-0.31/10}) 9. Rb1 Ne4 10. Ned4 Ndf6 11. Be2 Nxg3 12. hxg3 $15 {
    -0.69/9}) 8. dxc3 $11 c6 (8... Qe7 9. c4 Nb6 10. cxd5 Nbxd5 11. c4 Nc3 12. Qb3
    $11 {-0.22/10}) (8... Nc5 9. c4 c6 10. Qd4 Qa5+ 11. Qd2 Qa4 12. cxd5 $15 {
    -0.37/9}) (8... Nb6 9. c4 Nxc4 10. Bxc4 dxc4 11. Qxd8 Rxd8 12. Bxc7 $11 {
    -0.25/11}) (8... c5 9. c4 d4 10. exd4 Re8+ 11. Be2 Ne4 12. Qd3 $15 {-0.53/9})
    9. Bd3 (9. c4 Ne4 10. cxd5 Qa5+ 11. Nd2 cxd5 $15 12. Bf4 $15 {-0.53/9}) 9...
    Qa5 $17 10. Qd2 (10. O-O Qxc3 11. Bd6 Re8 12. Rb1 $17 {-0.91/9}) 10... Nc5 (
    10... Ne4 $5 11. Bxe4 dxe4 $17 12. Nd4 $17 {-0.84/10}) 11. c4 $11 Qxd2+ (11...
    Qa4 12. cxd5 $11 {-0.22/9}) 12. Nxd2 Nce4 (12... Rd8 13. Be5 $11) 13. Bxe4 (13.
    cxd5 Nxg3 14. hxg3 cxd5 $14) 13... Nxe4 14. cxd5 cxd5 15. Nb3 Be6 16. Nd4 Rfc8
    17. O-O (17. a3 Rc3 $11) 17... Rc4 18. a3 Rac8 19. Rfb1 b6 20. Rb4 R8c5 (20...
    Nxg3 21. hxg3 Rc3 22. Rb3 $11) 21. Be5 (21. Bb8 Ra5 22. Rxc4 dxc4 $11) 21...
    Bd7 22. f3 Ng5 (22... Ra5 23. Nb3 (23. fxe4 $143 Rxb4 24. Bd6 Rb2 $17) 23...
    Rxb4 24. Nxa5 $11) 23. h4 (23. Rd1 Rc8 $11) 23... Ne6 24. Nxe6 fxe6 25. c3 b5
    26. Bd4 Rc7 27. f4 h5 28. Kf2 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr 1AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Laber, Seweryn"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "61"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 d5 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 Bd6 7. Bb2 c5
    8. c4 dxc4 $15 9. Bxc4 Nc6 10. h3 (10. O-O Be6 11. d3 Bxc4 12. dxc4 Qe7 $15)
    10... Re8 (10... Na5 11. Be2 $15) 11. O-O Ne5 (11... Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. d3
    $15) 12. Nxe5 Bxe5 13. Bxe5 Rxe5 14. d3 (14. d4 cxd4 15. Qxd4 Qe8 $11) 14... b6
    15. Nd2 Bb7 16. Nf3 Re7 17. Qe2 Nd5 18. Qb2 Qd6 19. e4 (19. d4 Rc8 $11) 19...
    Nf4 $17 {Black fights for the Initiative} 20. Qd2 Rd8 {
    The pressure on the backward pawn d3 grows} 21. Rad1 Bc6 22. Qe3 Ne6 (22... b5
    23. e5 Nxh3+ 24. Kh2 $17) 23. Nh4 (23. Rfe1 Red7 $15) 23... Nd4 $17 24. f4 (24.
    Nf3 b5 25. Bb3 Nxb3 26. axb3 f5 $15) 24... Ba4 25. Rd2 (25. Rb1 b5 26. Bb3 Bxb3
    27. axb3 Nc2 $11) 25... Kf8 (25... b5 26. Bb3 Nxb3 27. axb3 Bxb3 $11) 26. Qg3
    Bd7 (26... Bc6 27. e5 Qd7 28. f5 $17) 27. Nf3 Be6 28. Bxe6 Nxf3+ 29. Qxf3 Rxe6
    30. g4 (30. Qe3 Qd4 31. Qxd4 Rxd4 $17 (31... cxd4 $143 32. Rc1 $14)) 30... Qd4+
    $17 31. Rff2 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr ICCF EU-M-GT-346"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Shatunov, V."]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "21"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 Re8
    6. Be2 d5 7. O-O c5 8. c4 Nc6 (8... Nbd7 9. Bb2 dxc4 10. a3 Ba5 11. Bxc4 Nb6
    12. Be2 Be6 13. Qc2 Nbd7 14. Rd1 Qb6 15. Qc1 Rac8 16. d3 Qd6 17. Nbd2 b5 18. a4
    b4 19. Nc4 Bxc4 20. Qxc4 Bc7 21. Rac1 a5 22. d4 cxd4 23. Rxd4 {
    Thesing,M (1975)-Beckmann,K (2150)/Verbandsliga Muensterland 2006/1/2-1/2 (31)}
    ) 9. d4 (9. a3 Nxe5 10. axb4 cxb4 11. cxd5 Qxd5 12. Nxe5 Qxe5 13. Ra4 a6 14.
    Rxb4 b5 15. d4 Qd6 16. Qb3 Be6 17. Qa3 a5 18. Rxb5 a4 19. Qxd6 {
    1-0 elsh1403-newinchess/kurnik 2011}) 9... cxd4 10. Bxd4 $146 (10. exd4 Bg4 11.
    Qb3 Rc8 12. a3 Bf8 13. cxd5 Nxd5 14. Bd1 Na5 15. Qd3 Nc4 16. Bb3 Nxe5 17. Nxe5
    Be6 18. Nd2 Nf4 19. Qb1 Qg5 20. Qe4 Bxb3 21. Nxb3 f6 22. g3 fxe5 23. dxe5 Ne6
    24. f4 Qe7 {Saradjen,J-Panchenko,A/Ljubljana 1992/0-1 (38)}) 10... Ne4 11. Bb2
    *
    
    [Event "corr 1AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Mroz, Antoni"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "88"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Be2 c5 7. O-O Nc6 $15
    8. Bb2 Be6 9. d3 (9. a3 Ba5 $11) 9... Ba5 10. Nbd2 Bc7 11. Ng5 Bd7 (11... Qd6
    12. Ndf3 $15) 12. c4 d4 13. exd4 (13. Nge4 Nxe4 14. Nxe4 Qh4 $11) 13... Nxd4
    $15 14. Bxd4 cxd4 15. Nb3 Ba4 16. Qb1 Nd5 (16... Re8 17. Re1 $17) 17. Ne4 (17.
    Nxd4 $2 Nc3 18. Qxb7 Qxd4 $19) 17... Nf4 18. Bf3 Ne6 (18... Bc6 $142 $15) 19.
    Nbc5 $4 (19. Re1 Re8 $11) 19... Nxc5 $15 20. Nxc5 Qd6 {Threatening mate: Qxh2}
    21. g3 (21. Re1 Qxc5 22. Qxb7 Rad8 $19) 21... Qxc5 22. Qxb7 Bc2 23. Qb5 Qxb5
    24. cxb5 Rac8 25. Rac1 Ba5 (25... Bxd3 26. Rfd1 Bxb5 27. Rc5 $19) 26. Bc6 (26.
    Bb7 Rc3 27. Be4 Rd8 $19 (27... Bxd3 28. Rxc3 Bxf1 29. Ra3 Bxb5 30. Rxa5 $17))
    26... Bxd3 27. Rfd1 Be2 28. Rxd4 Bxb5 $1 29. Rd5 (29. Bxb5 {Exploits the pin}
    Rxc1+) 29... Bxc6 (29... Rxc6 30. Rxc6 Bxc6 31. Rxa5 $19) 30. Rxa5 Bf3 31. Re1
    Rfe8 32. Rb1 Re7 33. Kf1 g6 34. Ra3 Be2+ 35. Kg2 Bc4 36. Rb2 g5 37. Ra5 h6 38.
    h3 Rd8 39. Rc5 Re2 (39... Bd5+ $5 40. f3 $19) 40. Rxe2 Bxe2 41. a4 (41. Rc7 a6
    $19) 41... Rd3 42. g4 (42. Rc7 Bf3+ 43. Kh2 Rd1 $19) 42... Ra3 43. a5 a6 44.
    Re5 Bb5 (44... Bb5 45. Re7 Kg7 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 2AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kuperski, Marek"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "78"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Be2 c5 7. O-O Nc6
    8. Bb2 Be6 9. d3 (9. Bb5 a6 10. Bxc6 bxc6 $15) 9... Qe7 (9... Re8 10. a3 Ba5
    11. Ng5 $15) 10. Nbd2 Rad8 11. c3 Ba5 12. d4 (12. Qa4 Rfe8 $15) 12... Ne4 13.
    Rc1 (13. Bd3 Nxd2 14. Nxd2 c4 $15) 13... Rfe8 (13... Nxd2 14. Qxd2 c4 15. Rfe1
    $15) 14. dxc5 Nxc5 (14... Bc7 15. Nb3 $15) 15. Nb3 (15. Ba3 Bc7 $15) 15... Na4
    (15... Ne4 16. Nxa5 Nxa5 17. Bb5 $15) 16. Ba1 (16. Nxa5 Nxb2 17. Nxc6 bxc6 $11)
    16... Bc7 $15 17. Nbd4 Nb6 18. Rb1 Bd7 (18... Ne5 19. Bb5 Bd7 20. Bxd7 Rxd7 21.
    Rb5 $17) 19. Qc2 (19. Nxc6 bxc6 20. Qc2 Bg4 $17) 19... Ne5 20. Nxe5 Qxe5 21.
    Nf3 (21. g3 Bd6 $15) 21... Qh5 $17 22. c4 (22. Rb4 Bf5 23. Bd3 Bg4 24. Bxh7+
    Kh8 25. Rxg4 Qxg4 $17 (25... Qxh7 $4 26. Rh4 Qxh4 27. Nxh4 $18)) 22... Bf5 23.
    Qb2 f6 24. Rbc1 dxc4 25. Bxc4+ Nxc4 26. Rxc4 Bb6 27. Rf4 (27. Rfc1 Be4 $15)
    27... Be4 (27... Re4 28. Re1 $17) 28. Rc1 $15 Qf7 (28... Qg6 29. Qb5 $15) 29.
    Nd4 (29. Rg4 Qe6 30. h3 Bxf3 31. gxf3 Kh8 $15) 29... Bd5 (29... Bxd4 30. exd4
    Bd5 31. Rh4 $17) 30. Nf5 (30. Rg4 Bxd4 (30... Bxa2 $2 31. Nf5 Kh8 32. Rxg7 $18)
    31. Rxd4 Qg6 $17) 30... Rd7 (30... Qh5 31. Ng3 Qg6 32. Qe2 $15) 31. h3 (31. Rg4
    Qh5 32. Rf4 Qg5 $17) 31... Qg6 $17 (31... Bxa2 $143 32. Nxg7 Rf8 33. Nf5 $16)
    32. Nh4 Qd3 33. Rg4 Be6 34. Ra4 (34. Rb4 Rc7 $17) 34... Rc7 35. Ra3 (35. Nf3
    Rec8 36. Re1 Qg6 $17) 35... Rxc1+ 36. Qxc1 Qe4 37. g4 (37. Nf3 $142 Bxh3 $1 38.
    gxh3 Qxf3 39. Bd4 Qxh3 40. Qc4+ Kh8 41. Bxb6 axb6 42. Qb4 $17) 37... Bd5 38.
    Kh2 Bc7+ $3 39. f4 (39. Qxc7 Qh1+) 39... g5 (39... g5 40. Kg3 gxh4+ 41. Kxh4
    Bb6 42. Bxf6 Bxe3 43. Rxe3 Qxe3 44. Qxe3 Rxe3 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Goleniow"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Klos, Zbigniew"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "47"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Be2 c5 7. O-O Nc6
    8. Bb2 Be6 9. d3 (9. a3 Ba5 $15) 9... Ba5 (9... Re8 10. a3 Ba5 11. Ng5 $15) 10.
    Nbd2 $11 Bc7 11. c3 (11. c4 dxc4 12. dxc4 Re8 $11) 11... Qd6 12. Re1 Ng4 {
    h2 seems the pivot of the position} 13. h3 Nge5 14. Nf1 (14. Rb1 Bf5 15. Qc2 c4
    $15) 14... f5 (14... c4 15. dxc4 Nxc4 16. Bc1 $15) 15. Qc1 (15. Ng5 Bd7 $15)
    15... Nxf3+ 16. Bxf3 Ne5 17. Be2 Rf6 (17... Rae8 18. Rb1 $15) 18. d4 cxd4 (
    18... Nc4 19. Bxc4 dxc4 20. Ba3 $15) 19. cxd4 Ng6 {
    Black prepares the advance f4} (19... Nc4 20. Bxc4 dxc4 21. d5 Bxd5 22. Bxf6
    Qxf6 23. e4 fxe4 24. Ne3 $15) 20. Ng3 (20. Ba3 Qd7 $11) 20... Ba5 (20... Rc8
    21. Ba3 Qd8 22. Nh5 $11) 21. Rf1 (21. Qc5 Qxc5 22. dxc5 Rf7 $11) 21... Rc8 $15
    22. Qd1 f4 23. Nh5 Rf7 24. exf4 (24. exf4 Nxf4 25. Nxf4 Qxf4 26. Bc1 $15) (24.
    Qb3 Bd2 $15) *
    
    [Event "corr 1AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Kowalkowski, Zbigniew"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "57"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. Nf3 c5 7. a3 $11 Ba5
    8. Be2 Nc6 $15 9. Bb2 Re8 10. O-O Bc7 11. d4 cxd4 12. Nxd4 Qd6 {
    The mate threat is Qxh2} 13. g3 a6 14. Nd2 Ne5 (14... Bh3 15. Re1 $11) 15. cxd5
    (15. Rc1 dxc4 16. f4 Nc6 17. Nxc4 Qe7 $11) 15... Nxd5 16. Nc4 Nxc4 17. Bxc4 b5
    (17... Rd8 18. Qc2 Bh3 19. Rfd1 $11) 18. Bxd5 $4 (18. Nxb5 $142 axb5 19. Qxd5
    Qxd5 20. Bxd5 $16) 18... Qxd5 $15 19. Rc1 Bh3 {Do you see the mate threat?} 20.
    Nf3 Qb7 21. Rxc7 $2 (21. Re1 $142 $5 $17) 21... Qxc7 $19 22. Qd4 {
    Threatening mate: Qxg7} f6 23. Qd5+ (23. Rc1 Qe7 $19) 23... Kh8 (23... Be6 24.
    Qh5 $19) 24. Rc1 Red8 (24... Qe7 25. Nd4 $19) 25. Rxc7 Rxd5 {
    Threatening mate... how?} 26. Nd4 Rad8 27. f4 Rxd4 $4 (27... h6 $142 $19) 28.
    Bxd4 (28. exd4 Be6 $11) 28... Rxd4 $4 (28... Rc8 $142 29. Rxc8+ Bxc8 $11) 29.
    exd4 $18 (29. exd4 Be6 30. Re7 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr POL"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Gorny, Andrzej"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "60"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 Re8 6. a3 Ba5 (6... d6 7.
    Bb2 Ba5 8. Be2 $11) 7. c4 (7. Be2 Nc6 8. Bb2 d6 $11) 7... c5 (7... d5 8. cxd5
    Nxd5 9. Qb3 $15) 8. Be2 d5 (8... Nc6 9. Bb2 $15) 9. cxd5 (9. O-O Nc6 10. d4 Be6
    $15) 9... Nxd5 10. O-O Nc6 11. Bb2 Qb6 (11... Bg4 12. d4 Qf6 13. Qc2 cxd4 14.
    Nxd4 Bxe2 15. Nxe2 $15 (15. Qxe2 $2 Nxd4 16. Qg4 Nf3+ 17. Qxf3 Qxb2 18. Qxd5
    Qxa1 19. Qxa5 Qf6 $19)) 12. Qc2 $11 Bf5 13. d3 c4 14. Bc1 (14. Qxc4 Qxb2 15.
    Ra2 Qf6 $19) 14... cxd3 15. Bxd3 Ncb4 (15... Bxd3 16. Qxd3 Rad8 17. Qf5 $15)
    16. axb4 Nxb4 {The passed pawn on a7 will quickly become a dangerous weapon}
    17. Qa4 Bxd3 18. Bd2 Bxf1 19. Kxf1 Re6 20. Qxa5 (20. Kg1 $5 $15) 20... Nc2 $17
    21. Nc3 Nxa1 22. Qxa1 Qa6+ 23. Qxa6 Rxa6 (23... bxa6 $143 24. e4 $15) 24. Ke2
    Ra1 25. Nd5 a5 26. Nd4 (26. Bc3 Ra2+ 27. Nd2 b5 $19) 26... a4 $19 27. Nc7 Rc8 (
    27... Rd8 28. Ncb5 $19) 28. Nd5 Rd8 29. Nb4 (29. Nf5 Rg1 $19 (29... Rxd5 $6 30.
    Ne7+ Kh8 31. Nxd5 $11)) 29... Ra8 30. Nb5 (30. Bc3 Rg1 31. g3 a3 $19) 30... Rg1
    (30... Rg1 31. Nc7 Rd8 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "email b4-01-05"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Welti, M."]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "38"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nf3 d5 5. e3 Bd6 6. Bxd6 Qxd6 7. Nc3 c6 (
    7... Ne4 $1) 8. d4 Bg4 9. Rb1 Qc7 (9... Ne4 $5 10. Qd3 Bxf3 11. gxf3 Nxc3 12.
    Qxc3 b6 $11) 10. h3 (10. Bd3 $5) 10... Bxf3 11. gxf3 (11. Qxf3 Qa5 12. Rb3 Ne4
    13. Qd1 Nxc3 14. Qd2) 11... Nbd7 12. Bd3 O-O-O (12... O-O 13. Ne2 Rfe8 14. Rg1
    Nb6 15. Qd2 Qd7) 13. Ne2 (13. Rg1 $5) 13... Rhe8 14. c3 (14. Rg1 $1) 14... Qa5
    (14... Nb6 $5 15. Qc2 g6 16. e4 Nh5 17. Qc1 f6) 15. Qc2 Nb6 16. Nc1 Qa4 (16...
    h5 $1) 17. Rg1 g6 18. Qxa4 Nxa4 19. Kd2 Nb6 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1969.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Bruziewicz, Andrzej"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "37"]
    [EventDate "1969.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 d6 5. Bb2 O-O 6. c4 c5 7. Be2 Nc6 8. Nf3
    Bf5 9. Nc3 (9. a3 Ba5 10. O-O Re8 (10... Qe7 11. Nc3 Rfd8 12. Qb3 Re8 13. Rfd1
    Bxc3 14. Bxc3 $11 {0.00/9}) 11. Qb3 Qe7 12. d3 Rad8 13. Nbd2 Bxd2 14. Nxd2 $11
    {-0.09/8}) (9. O-O Qe7 (9... Re8 10. a3 Ba5 11. Qb3 b6 12. Nc3 Bxc3 13. Bxc3
    Ne4 14. Bb2 $11 {0.06/9}) (9... Ba5 10. Nc3 (10. d4 Qe7 (10... Re8 11. Nbd2
    Bxd2 12. Qxd2 Ne4 13. Qd1 Qf6 14. Qb3 $11 {0.22/9}) (10... Ne4 11. d5 Qb6 12.
    Qc1 Nb4 13. Nh4 Bd7 14. Nc3 $11 {0.25/10}) 11. Nbd2 Rfe8 12. Nb3 Bc7 13. Bd3
    Bxd3 14. Qxd3 $11 {0.06/8}) (10. d3 Re8 (10... Qe7 11. Nbd2 Rfe8 12. Nb3 Bc7
    13. Re1 Rab8 14. e4 $11 {0.03/9}) (10... Rb8 11. Nbd2 Re8 12. Nb3 Bc7 13. Rb1
    Qe7 14. Qd2 $11 {0.06/9}) (10... Be6 11. Nbd2 d5 12. Nb3 Bb6 13. Ng5 Qe7 14.
    Qc2 $11 {0.03/7}) 11. Nbd2 Qe7 12. e4 Bd7 13. Rb1 Rab8 14. Nb3 $11 {0.03/10}) (
    10. Qb3 Rb8 (10... Re8 11. d3 Qe7 12. Nbd2 Rab8 13. Rab1 Be6 14. Qc2 $11 {
    -0.06/8}) (10... Qe7 11. d3 Rfe8 12. Nbd2 Rab8 13. Rab1 Ne5 14. Rfd1 $11 {
    -0.06/8}) (10... b6) 11. Nc3 Re8 12. Rfd1 Bg4 13. Qc2 Bxc3 14. Bxc3 $11 {
    -0.12/9}) (10. a3 Qe7 (10... Re8 11. Qb3 b6 12. Nc3 Bxc3 13. Bxc3 Qe7 14. d3
    $11 {0.03/9}) (10... d5 11. d4 Bb6 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. dxc5 Bxc5 14. Qd2 $11 {
    0.03/8}) 11. d4 Rad8 12. Nc3 d5 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. cxd5 $11 {-0.03/9}) 10... Re8
    (10... Qe7 11. d4 Rad8 12. Qa4 Bxc3 13. Bxc3 d5 14. Rfd1 $11 {0.16/7}) (10...
    Qd7 11. d3 Rfe8 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. cxd5 Ne5 14. Qc2 $11 {0.09/9}) (10... d5 11.
    d4 dxc4 12. dxc5 Bd3 13. Rc1 Re8 14. Nb5 $11 {0.09/8}) (10... Rb8 11. d4 Re8
    12. Rc1 Ne4 13. Nxe4 Bxe4 14. Bd3 $11 {0.13/9}) 11. d4 Rc8 12. d5 Ne5 13. Nxe5
    dxe5 14. Qb3 $11 {0.09/9}) 10. d4 (10. a3 Ba5 11. d4 Rfd8 12. Nc3 d5 13. Nxd5
    Nxd5 14. cxd5 $11 {-0.03/9}) (10. d3 d5 11. a3 Ba5 12. Nbd2 dxc4 13. Nxc4 Bc7
    14. Rb1 $11 {-0.12/8}) (10. Nc3 Rad8 (10... Rfd8 11. d4 d5 12. Nxd5 Nxd5 13.
    cxd5 Rxd5 14. Qb3 $11 {0.00/8}) (10... Rfe8 11. d3 Nd4 12. e4 Nxe2+ 13. Qxe2
    Bg4 14. a3 $11 {0.03/10}) (10... Be6 11. Qc2 Ne5 12. d3 Rfe8 13. Nxe5 dxe5 14.
    f4 $11 {0.09/9}) 11. Nd5 Nxd5 12. cxd5 Ne5 13. d3 Rfe8 14. Rb1 $11 {-0.03/9})
    10... Rfe8 (10... Ne4 11. Bd3 Ba5 12. a3 Rfe8 13. d5 Nb8 14. Qc2 $11 {0.25/10})
    11. a3 Ba5 12. Nc3 Bxc3 13. Bxc3 Ne4 14. Bb2 $11 {0.03/9}) 9... Re8 (9... d5
    10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. O-O Re8 12. Na4 Qd6 13. a3 Ba5 14. Rc1 $11 {0.03/9}) (9...
    Qe7 10. O-O Rfd8 (10... Rad8 11. d4 d5 12. Nxd5 Nxd5 13. cxd5 Rxd5 14. a3 $11 {
    0.03/9}) (10... Rfe8 11. d4 Rac8 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. cxd5 Nb8 14. a3 $11 {0.16/9})
    (10... Be6 11. Qc2 Ne5 12. d3 Rae8 13. a3 Ba5 14. Rab1 $11 {0.13/9}) 11. Rc1 d5
    12. Nxd5 Nxd5 13. cxd5 Rxd5 14. a3 $11 {-0.12/9}) (9... Be6 10. O-O (10. d3)
    10... Re8 (10... Qe7 11. Qc2 Ne5 12. d3 Rae8 13. Nxe5 dxe5 14. f4 $11 {0.19/9})
    (10... d5 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. Qc2 b6 13. Ne4 h6 14. a3 $11 {0.13/8}) 11. a3 Bxc3
    12. Bxc3 d5 13. cxd5 Nxd5 14. Qc2 $11 {0.00/9}) 10. O-O (10. a3 Bxc3 (10... Ba5
    11. O-O d5 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Nxd5 Qxd5 14. Rc1 $11 {0.03/8}) 11. Bxc3 Ne4 12.
    Bb2 Qa5 13. O-O Ne5 14. Rc1 $11 {-0.12/8}) 10... Qe7 (10... d5 11. Nb5 dxc4 12.
    Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Nc7 Ba3 14. Nxa8 $11 {0.22/9}) 11. Re1 (11. d3 Nd4 12. e4 Nxe2+
    13. Qxe2 Bg4 14. a3 $11 {0.03/10}) 11... a6 (11... Rad8 12. Qb3 Ne5 13. d4 Nd3
    14. Bxd3 $11 {-0.19/9}) 12. d3 (12. a3 Bxc3 13. Bxc3 Rab8 14. Qb3 $11 {0.03/9})
    12... b5 13. Nd2 (13. a3 Ba5 14. cxb5 $15 {-0.34/7}) 13... Ne5 (13... Rab8 14.
    a3 $15 {-0.37/8}) 14. e4 Bd7 15. f4 Ng6 16. g3 Bc6 17. a3 (17. Bf3 Rab8 $11)
    17... Ba5 (17... Bxc3 18. Bxc3 bxc4 19. Bxf6 Qxf6 20. Nxc4 Qd4+ 21. Kg2 $15)
    18. Bf3 $11 b4 (18... Rab8 19. Nb3 Bd8 20. Rb1 $11) 19. Nd5 (19. Nd5 Nxd5 20.
    cxd5 $11) (19. axb4 $5 Bxb4 20. Re2 $11) *
    
    [Event "FICGS"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2013.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Rawford, Mike"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1840"]
    [BlackElo "1785"]
    [PlyCount "18"]
    [EventDate "2013.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. a3 Be7 5. e3 d5 6. Nf3 O-O 7. c4 Bg4 8.
    cxd5 (8. h3 Bh5 9. Be2 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Nc6 11. Bb2 a6 12. d4 b5 13. Ba2 Rc8 14.
    Nbd2 Qd7 15. O-O Nd8 16. Qb3 Bxf3 17. Nxf3 Ne6 18. Ne5 Qd6 19. Rfd1 Qb6 20. d5
    Nc5 21. Qc2 Bd6 22. Rac1 Rfe8 {
    onny555 (1850)-tflk (1785)/gameknot.com 2014/1-0 (43)}) 8... Nbd7 $146 (8...
    Nxd5 9. Be2 Nd7 (9... Nc6 10. Bb2 Qd7 11. O-O Rfe8 12. d4 a6 13. Nbd2 Bf8 14.
    Qc2 Rad8 15. Bd3 g6 16. Rfe1 Bh6 17. h3 Be6 18. e4 Nf4 19. d5 Nxh3+ 20. gxh3
    Bxh3 21. Nh2 Ne5 22. Be2 c6 23. Ndf3 Bf4 24. Nxe5 {
    Kreuzer,U-Zylla,J/corr SOK-92-85 1992/1-0 (35)}) 10. Bb2 Bf6 11. Qb3 N7b6 12.
    d4 Re8 13. O-O c6 14. Nbd2 Qd7 15. h3 Bf5 16. Ne5 Bxe5 17. dxe5 Be6 18. Nc4
    Nxc4 19. Bxc4 b5 20. Bxd5 Bxd5 21. Qc2 Re6 22. Rfd1 Rg6 23. g4 {
    kaasparov-pauken3/kurnik 2013/1-0}) (8... Qxd5 9. Nc3 Qa5 10. Be2 Bxf3 11. Bxf3
    Qxe5 12. Bxb7 Nbd7 13. Bxa8 Rxa8 14. Rb1 Bxa3 15. Qf3 Re8 16. Nb5 Bb2 17. Nxa7
    Ne4 18. Qe2 Bc3 19. O-O Nxd2 20. Rb5 Qd4 21. Rc1 Qxa7 22. g3 Qa8 23. Rxc3 {
    Snicks-bulent_2010/ChessWorld.net 2012/0-1}) 9. Bb2 Nxd5 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 3GMM-25"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Bivens, William"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "34"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. a3 Bd6 (6... Nc6 7. Bxf6
    Qxf6 8. Ra2 $11) 7. Bb2 (7. d4 Be6 8. Bxd6 Qxd6 $11) 7... Re8 (7... Be6 8. Qf3
    Nbd7 9. Ne2 $17) 8. Nf3 (8. Qf3 Be7 $15) 8... Bg4 (8... Nbd7 9. d4 $17) 9. cxd5
    (9. Qb3 Nbd7 $11) 9... Nxd5 $15 10. Be2 Qe7 (10... Nd7 11. O-O $15) 11. O-O Nd7
    12. h3 Bh5 (12... Be6 13. Nd4 $15) 13. Nc3 Nxc3 14. dxc3 (14. Bxc3 Bg6 $15)
    14... c5 (14... Ne5 15. Nd4 Bxe2 16. Qxe2 $15) 15. Qd5 Nf6 16. Qb3 (16. Qg5 h6
    17. Qh4 Qe4 18. Qxe4 Nxe4 $15) 16... Ne4 17. Qd5 (17. Rfd1 Nxf2 18. Rxd6 Qxe3
    $19 (18... Qxd6 $6 19. Kxf2 Bxf3 20. Rd1 $11 (20. Kxf3 Qf6+ 21. Kg3 Rxe3+ 22.
    Bf3 b6 $15))) 17... Bg6 (17... Bg6 18. Rad1 Rad8 $15) *
    
    [Event "corr"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2000.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Skonieczny, Jerzy"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1990"]
    [BlackElo "2000"]
    [PlyCount "70"]
    [EventDate "2000.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 Re8 6. Bb2 d5 7. c4 c5 8.
    cxd5 Nxd5 9. Be2 Bf5 10. O-O Nc6 11. d3 Qe7 12. d4 Rad8 {Black is in command} (
    12... cxd4 13. Nxd4 Be4 (13... Bg6 14. Qb3 (14. Nxc6 bxc6 15. Qd4 Qf8 16. Rc1
    Re4 17. Qd1 Rd8 $11 {-0.06/8}) (14. Bb5 Qd6 15. Nd2 Nc3 16. Bxc3 Bxc3 17. Nc4
    Qc5 $15 {-0.31/8}) (14. Bc4 Rad8 15. a3 Nxe3 16. fxe3 Qxe3+ 17. Kh1 Bc5 $17 {
    -0.78/7}) 14... Be4 15. Rd1 Nxd4 16. Rxd4 Rad8 17. Bf3 Bxf3 $11 {0.06/8}) (
    13... Be6 14. Bd3 (14. Bb5 Rac8 15. Nxe6 Qxe6 16. Bxc6 bxc6 17. Qd4 Qh6 $11 {
    0.00/9}) (14. a3 Bd6 15. Nxe6 Qxe6 16. Qb3 Rad8 17. Rd1 Na5 $11 {-0.25/8}) (14.
    Nxe6 Qxe6 15. Qb3 Rad8 16. Bf3 Na5 17. Qa4 Qc6 $11 {0.06/9}) (14. Nxc6 bxc6 15.
    Qc2 Qg5 16. Bd3 Qh6 17. Rd1 Bd6 $11 {-0.13/8}) (14. Qd3 Rad8 15. Rc1 Nxd4 16.
    Bxd4 b6 17. Nd2 Bc5 $15 {-0.31/8}) 14... Nxd4 15. Bxd4 Qh4 16. Nd2 Bc3 17. Nf3
    Qh6 $11 {0.12/9}) (13... Nxd4 14. Bxd4 (14. Qxd4 Nf6 15. Qf4 Qe4 16. Qf3 Qxf3
    17. Bxf3 Ne4 $11 {-0.16/10}) 14... Red8 15. Qb3 Rac8 16. Bf3 Nb6 17. Bxb6 axb6
    $11 {-0.13/7}) 14. Bd3 (14. a3 Ba5 15. Nf5 Bxf5 16. Qxd5 Bg6 17. Rc1 Rad8 $15 {
    -0.38/9}) (14. Nd2 Nc3 15. Bxc3 Bxc3 16. Nxc6 bxc6 17. Rc1 Bb2 $15 {-0.47/10})
    (14. Bf3 Rac8 15. Nd2 Bxd2 16. Qxd2 Bxf3 17. Nxf3 Red8 $15 {-0.34/9}) (14. Nxc6
    bxc6 15. a3 Qg5 16. Bf3 Bd6 17. Bxe4 Rxe4 $15 {-0.41/8}) (14. Bc4 Rad8 15. Nxc6
    bxc6 16. Qg4 Bg6 17. a3 Bc5 $15 {-0.50/9}) 14... Nxd4 15. Bxe4 Ne2+ 16. Qxe2
    Qxe4 17. a3 Bd6 $11 {-0.22/9}) 13. a3 (13. Bb5 Bg4 (13... Be4 14. a3 (14. Bxc6
    bxc6 15. a3 Ba5 16. Qa4 Bxf3 17. gxf3 Qh4 $17 {-0.88/8}) (14. Nbd2 Nc3 15. Bxc3
    Bxc3 16. Nxe4 Qxe4 17. Bd3 Qg4 $15 {-0.34/9}) 14... Ba5 15. Nbd2 Nc3 16. Bxc3
    Bxf3 17. Nxf3 Bxc3 $11 {-0.19/8}) (13... cxd4 14. Nxd4 Bd7 15. Nxc6 Bxc6 16.
    Bxc6 bxc6 17. Qc2 Qe6 $15 {-0.41/8}) (13... Qd6 14. a3 Ba5 15. dxc5 Qxc5 16.
    Nd4 Be4 17. Qg4 Nf6 $11 {-0.25/7}) (13... Nb6 14. Nbd2 (14. Qc1 cxd4 15. Nxd4
    Be4 16. a4 Rc8 17. Bxc6 bxc6 $17 {-0.72/7}) (14. Bc3 Bxc3 15. Nxc3 Bg4 16. Bxc6
    bxc6 17. h3 Bh5 $15 {-0.69/9}) (14. Bxc6 bxc6 15. Ne5 Qg5 16. a3 Ba5 17. Qf3 f6
    $15 {-0.44/8}) (14. a3 Ba5 15. Qc1 cxd4 16. Nxd4 Be4 17. Bxc6 bxc6 $15 {-0.41/7
    }) 14... a6 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. Rc1 Qe6 17. Qb3 Qxb3 $11 {-0.22/7}) 14. h3 (14.
    Bxc6 bxc6 15. a3 Ba5 16. Qa4 Bxf3 17. gxf3 Qh4 $19 {-1.47/8}) (14. a3 Ba5 15.
    Bxc6 bxc6 16. Qa4 Bxf3 17. gxf3 Qh4 $19 {-1.47/8}) 14... Bh5 15. a3 Ba5 16.
    Bxc6 bxc6 17. Kh1 Rb8 $17 {-1.28/8}) (13. Qb3 Be6 (13... Na5 14. Qa4 (14. Qd1
    c4 15. a3 c3 16. axb4 c2 17. Qe1 cxb1=Q $17 {-0.75/8}) 14... Nb6 15. Qb5 Bd7
    16. Qd3 c4 17. Qc2 Bg4 $15 {-0.28/9}) (13... cxd4 14. Bxd4 (14. Nxd4 Be4 15.
    Rc1 Nf4 16. exf4 Nxd4 17. Bxd4 Rxd4 $17 {-0.97/7}) 14... Be4 15. a3 Ba5 16. Bb2
    Rd7 17. Nbd2 Nf4 $15 {-0.28/8}) (13... Nxd4 14. Nxd4 (14. Bxd4 cxd4 15. Nxd4
    Be4 16. Rd1 Bc5 17. Nc3 Nf4 $15 {-0.53/8}) 14... cxd4 15. Bxd4 a6 16. Bf3 Be6
    17. Qb2 f6 $11 {-0.16/9}) (13... Nf4 14. Bb5 c4 15. Bxc4 Na5 16. Bxf7+ Kh8 17.
    Qa4 Bd7 $11 {0.25/8}) 14. Qc2 (14. a3 Nf4 15. Bc4 Na5 16. Qc2 Bxc4 17. axb4
    Bxf1 $17 {-0.88/8}) (14. Qa4 c4 15. Rc1 Rb8 16. Qd1 b5 17. a4 a6 $17 {-0.75/8})
    14... cxd4 15. Nxd4 Nxd4 16. Bxd4 b6 17. Bb5 Bd7 $15 {-0.34/9}) 13... Ba5 14.
    Qb3 (14. Bb5 Bc7 15. Nc3 Nxc3 16. Bxc3 Be4 17. Re1 Qd6 $17 {-0.84/7}) (14. Qc1
    cxd4 15. Nxd4 Nf4 16. Bf3 Nxd4 17. Bxd4 Bd3 $17 {-1.09/9}) (14. Bc4 Bg4 15. Bb5
    cxd4 16. Bxd4 Nc3 17. Nxc3 Bxc3 $17 {-1.09/7}) (14. Kh1 Bb6 15. Bd3 Bxd3 16.
    Qxd3 cxd4 17. exd4 Qe2 $19 {-1.41/8}) 14... cxd4 15. Nxd4 Be4 16. Rd1 Nxd4 17.
    Bxd4 Qe6 18. Qb2 (18. Bxa7 Nf4 19. Nd2 Qg6 $19) 18... Rc8 19. Rc1 Rxc1+ 20.
    Qxc1 Rc8 21. Qf1 Bb6 22. Nd2 Bxd4 23. exd4 Bxg2 24. Qxg2 (24. Kxg2 Nf4+) 24...
    Qxe2 25. Qxd5 Qxd2 26. Qxb7 Qg5+ 27. Kf1 Qf5 28. Qxa7 Qd5 29. Kg1 h6 30. Re1
    Rc6 31. Qb8+ Kh7 32. Qb1+ Rg6+ 33. Kf1 f5 34. Qa1 (34. Qd1 Qg2+ 35. Ke2 Rb6 $15
    ) 34... Rg2 35. Re3 $2 (35. Qc1 $142 Rxh2 36. Qe3 $17) 35... Rxh2 $19 (35...
    Rxh2 36. Rg3 Qh1+ 37. Rg1 Qf3 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr ICCF EU/M/GT/252 (year?)"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "????.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Sobolewski, P."]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "42"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 Re8 6. Nf3 d5 7. Bb2 c5 8.
    cxd5 Nxd5 9. Be2 Nc6 10. O-O Bg4 11. Qc2 Nf4 {
    Black terminates the opponent with strong threats} 12. exf4 (12. Bd1 Nd3 13. a3
    (13. Be2 Bf5 14. a3 Ba5 15. Qb3 Rb8 16. Bxd3 Bxd3 $17 {-1.00/8}) 13... Ba5 14.
    Ne1 Bf5 15. Bf3 c4 16. Qxc4 Nxb2 $17 {-0.84/8}) (12. Bc4 Bxf3 (12... Ng6 13.
    Ne1 (13. a3 Bxf3 14. gxf3 Ba5 15. Kh1 Qd7 16. Rg1 Nce5 $17 {-0.78/9}) (13. Qb3
    Rf8 14. Be2 Nh4 15. Qd1 Re8 16. Nxh4 Bxe2 $15 {-0.28/8}) (13. Kh1 Bxf3 14. gxf3
    Qd7 15. Rg1 Rad8 16. a3 Ba5 $15 {-0.53/9}) (13. Be2 Nce5 14. Qd1 Nd3 15. Bc3
    Rc8 16. a3 Bxc3 $15 {-0.47/9}) 13... Nge5 14. a3 Nxc4 15. Qxc4 Be6 16. Qc2 Ba5
    $11 {-0.19/10}) 13. exf4 Nd4 14. Bxd4 Qxd4 15. Qb3 Re7 16. Na3 Be2 $19 {-1.47/8
    }) 12... Rxe2 13. Ng5 (13. a3 Bxf3 14. axb4 Nxb4 $11 15. Qc3 Qd4 16. Qxf3 Qxb2
    $11 {-0.16/10}) 13... g6 $17 14. f3 (14. a3 Bxd2 15. Qc4 Qe7 16. Nxd2 Rxd2 $11
    {0.09/8}) 14... Nd4 (14... Bf5 15. Qc4 Re7 16. Bf6 Na5 $15 {-0.34/9}) 15. Qc4 (
    15. Qd3 Bf5 16. Ne4 Bxd2 $17 {-1.19/8}) 15... Be6 16. Nxe6 Rxe6 17. Nc3 Bxc3
    18. Bxc3 Ne2+ 19. Kh1 Qh4 (19... Nxc3 $143 20. dxc3 b6 21. f5 gxf5 22. Rad1 $15
    ) 20. Rfe1 Rae8 (20... Nxf4 21. Rxe6 fxe6 22. g3 $18) (20... Nxc3 $143 21. Rxe6
    fxe6 22. Qxe6+ Kg7 23. Qe5+ Kg8 24. dxc3 $16 (24. Qxc3 $6 Qxf4 25. Re1 Rd8 $11)
    ) 21. Be5 $4 (21. d3 $142 g5 22. Rxe2 Rxe2 23. Qxc5 Qxf4 24. Qd5 $19) 21...
    Rxe5 $1 $19 (21... Rxe5 22. fxe5 Qxc4 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 2AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Gajda, Leszek"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "56"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 Re8 6. c4 d5 7. cxd5 Nxd5
    8. a3 Nc6 (8... Ba5 9. Qb3 $15) 9. Bb5 (9. Bxg7 Kxg7 10. axb4 Ncxb4 $11) 9...
    Nxe5 (9... Rxe5 10. Bxc6 Nxe3 11. fxe3 Rxe3+ 12. Kf2 Rxf3+ 13. Qxf3 Qd4+ 14.
    Qe3 $17) 10. Bxe8 Qxe8 11. axb4 Nd3+ 12. Kf1 N5xb4 {
    The passed pawn on a7 will become decisive later} 13. Nc3 Bg4 (13... c5 14. Kg1
    $15) 14. h3 Bh5 (14... Be6 15. Ng5 $15) 15. g4 Bg6 16. Kg1 (16. Nh4 Qe6 $15)
    16... Be4 17. Nxe4 Qxe4 18. Nd4 $2 (18. Rh2 $142 $17) 18... Qxh1+ $1 $19 19.
    Kxh1 {Theme: Deflection from f2} Nxf2+ {A double attack} 20. Kg1 Nxd1 21. Rxd1
    a5 22. Rc1 (22. Nb5 c6 23. Nd6 a4 24. Nxb7 a3 $19) 22... c6 23. Rc3 (23. Rc4
    Nd5 $19) 23... a4 24. Ra3 b5 25. Kf2 Ra5 (25... Rb8 26. d3 $19) 26. Nb3 (26.
    Ke2 Kf8 $19) 26... Ra7 (26... axb3 $6 27. Rxa5 Kf8 28. Ra1 $17) 27. Ke2 Kf8 (
    27... axb3 28. Rxa7 f5 29. Ra3 $14 (29. gxf5 $4 b2 $19)) 28. d4 (28. Nc5 $19)
    28... axb3 (28... axb3 29. Rxb3 Nd5 $19) (28... Nc2 $142 $5 29. Ra1 axb3 30.
    Rb1 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr SOK-91-76"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Bakkers, Max"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "61"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. e3 Re8
    8. Bb2 Bg4 9. Be2 Rxe3 $4 (9... Nc6 $142 $15) 10. fxe3 $18 Nxe3 11. Qb3 Nxg2+
    12. Kf2 Qe7 13. Bc4 Nd7 $2 (13... Nf4 $18) 14. Kxg2 Nc5 (14... Rf8 $18) 15.
    Qxb4 Bxf3+ 16. Kxf3 Qe4+ 17. Kg3 Qg6+ 18. Kf2 Ne4+ (18... Qf5+ 19. Ke1 Qe4+ 20.
    Kd1 Qxh1+ 21. Kc2 Qc6 $18) 19. Ke1 Re8 20. Bb5 c6 21. Qd4 (21. Bxc6 bxc6 22.
    Be5 Qf5 $16) 21... Ng3+ 22. Kd1 (22. Be2 $1 Nxh1 23. Qxa7 b5 $18) 22... Nxh1
    23. Bd3 Nf2+ 24. Qxf2 Qxd3 25. Qxa7 Qf1+ (25... Qf3+ 26. Kc2 b5 27. Qc5 $18)
    26. Kc2 Qf5+ 27. d3 c5 28. Nd2 Rd8 29. Qa3 b5 (29... Qg6 30. Qb3 $18) 30. Rg1
    g6 (30... f6 31. Qc3 c4 32. Rg3 $18) 31. Rf1 (31. Rf1 b4 32. Rxf5 bxa3 33. Bf6
    $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr 2AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Weber, Krzysztof"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "65"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bb2 Re8
    8. Nf3 Nf4 9. a3 (9. Ne5 Ne6 $11) 9... Bd6 $15 10. d4 Bg4 11. Nbd2 Qf6 (11...
    Nc6 12. Nc4 $15) 12. g3 (12. Qb3 Nd7 $11) 12... Nh3 (12... Nd5 13. Be2 $15) 13.
    Bg2 Nd7 14. Qc2 (14. Rc1 Rad8 $15) 14... Rad8 (14... Bf5 15. Qb3 $15) 15. Rc1 (
    15. Ne4 Qh6 $11) 15... c6 (15... Bf5 16. e4 $15) 16. Ne4 (16. d5 Qe7 $11) 16...
    Qe7 {The isolani on a3 becomes a target} 17. Nxd6 Qxd6 18. Bxh3 (18. Nd2 $5 $11
    ) 18... Bxh3 $15 19. Ng5 Qd5 (19... Qh6 $142 $5 20. Nxh3 Qxh3 $15) 20. Qxh7+
    $14 Kf8 21. Rg1 (21. Kd2 Qxg5 22. Qxh3 Nf6 $11) 21... Bf5 (21... Qxg5 22. Qh8+
    (22. Qxh3 $2 Rxe3+ 23. Kd1 Rd3+ 24. Kc2 Rd2+ 25. Kb1 Kg8 $19) 22... Ke7 23.
    Qxh3 Qa5+ 24. Kd1 $11) 22. Qh8+ $14 Ke7 23. Qxg7 Rg8 24. Qxf7+ Qxf7 25. Nxf7
    Kxf7 26. f3 Bh3 (26... Nb6 27. h4 $11) 27. Rc2 (27. g4 Rg5 $14) 27... Nb6 (
    27... Rde8 28. e4 $14) 28. Kf2 Na4 (28... Be6 29. h4 $14) 29. g4 $14 Nxb2 (
    29... Rd6 30. e4 $14) 30. Rxb2 b5 (30... b6 31. Rg3 Rh8 32. f4 $14) 31. a4 (31.
    Rg3 Rh8 $16) 31... bxa4 (31... a6 32. Kg3 Rh8 33. a5 $14) 32. Ra2 (32. Kg3 Rde8
    33. Rb7+ Kf6 34. Kxh3 Rxe3 $18) 32... Rxd4 $4 (32... Rg7 $142 $14) 33. exd4 $18
    (33. exd4 Rh8 34. Rxa4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Pierzak, R."]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "50"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. c4 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Nf3 Re8 8.
    Bb2 Nf4 9. a3 Bf8 10. Qa4 Nd5 (10... Bd6 11. Qd4 Ne6 (11... Nh5 12. Be2 (12.
    Bb5 c6 13. Be2 Nf6 14. d3 Be6 $11 {-0.25/8}) (12. Qc3 Be6 13. Bc4 Bxc4 14. Qxc4
    a6 $15 {-0.28/9}) (12. Qc4 Nc6 13. Nc3 Nf6 14. Nb5 Be6 $11 {-0.25/8}) (12. Qd3
    Nc6 13. Be2 Nf6 14. O-O a6 $15 {-0.38/9}) (12. Bc4 Qe7 13. Qd5 Nf6 14. Qg5 Nbd7
    $11 {-0.16/10}) (12. Qa4 Nd7 13. Be2 Nhf6 14. O-O a6 $11 {-0.25/9}) 12... Nd7
    13. d3 Nc5 14. Nbd2 Nf6 $11 {-0.06/8}) 12. Qc3 Nd7 13. Bc4 Nf6 14. O-O a6 $15 {
    -0.41/9}) 11. Be2 (11. Bd3 h6 (11... Nc6 12. O-O (12. Qc2 Ncb4 13. Bxh7+ Kh8
    14. axb4 Nxb4 $11 {0.06/8}) 12... Nxe3 13. Bxh7+ Kxh7 14. dxe3 Bd6 $11 {0.06/8}
    ) (11... Be6 12. O-O (12. Ng5 Qxg5 13. Qxe8 Qxg2 14. Rf1 Nb6 $11 {-0.16/10}) (
    12. Qc2 h6 13. Nd4 Bg4 14. Bh7+ Kh8 15. Be4 $11 {0.13/8}) (12. Nc3 c6 13. Qc2
    h6 14. Bh7+ Kh8 15. Bf5 $11 {0.00/8}) 12... c6 13. Qc2 g6 14. Nd4 Nd7 $11 {
    0.25/8}) (11... c6 12. Qc2 (12. O-O Bd6 13. Qc2 Nf6 14. Nc3 Bg4 $11 {0.06/9}) (
    12. Qb3 Be6 13. Qc2 g6 14. O-O Bd6 $11 {0.00/9}) 12... h6 13. O-O Bg4 14. Bh7+
    Kh8 15. Ne5 $11 {0.13/10}) (11... Nd7 12. Qc2 N7f6 13. O-O Bd6 14. Nc3 h6 $11 {
    0.06/8}) 12. Be2 (12. Be4 c6 13. O-O Na6 14. Qc2 Ndb4 $15 {-0.53/10}) (12. Nc3
    Bd7 13. Qb3 Nf4 14. Be4 Rxe4 $11 {-0.13/8}) (12. Qc2 Nc6 13. Bh7+ Kh8 14. Be4
    f5 $11 {-0.13/8}) (12. O-O Nc6 13. Bb5 Bd7 14. Qb3 Nb6 $11 {-0.13/9}) (12. Qb3
    Nc6 13. O-O a6 14. Qc2 Ncb4 $15 {-0.50/10}) (12. Bc2 Nc6 13. O-O Nb6 14. Qb5
    Be6 $11 {-0.22/9}) 12... Nc6 13. O-O Bd6 14. Nc3 Be6 $11 {-0.09/8}) (11. Qc2
    Bg4 (11... Bd6 12. Nc3 (12. Bd3 Nf6 13. Nc3 Nbd7 14. Nb5 Nc5 $11 {0.09/9}) (12.
    Bc4 Nb6 13. Bd3 h6 14. O-O N8d7 $11 {0.06/9}) (12. d4 Nf4 13. Nbd2 Nc6 14. Nc4
    Bg4 $11 {-0.09/8}) 12... Nf6 13. Nb5 Bg4 14. Nxd6 Qxd6 $11 {0.12/8}) (11... Be6
    12. Nd4 (12. Bd3 h6 13. Nd4 Bg4 14. O-O c5 $11 {0.06/9}) (12. Nc3) (12. d4) (
    12. Bc4) 12... Nd7 13. Nc3 Nxc3 14. Nxe6 Rxe6 $11 {0.19/10}) (11... Nd7 12. Bd3
    (12. Nc3 Nxc3 13. Bxc3 Bd6 14. d4 Nf6 $11 {0.00/10}) (12. Bc4 N7b6 13. Bd3 g6
    14. O-O Bg4 $11 {-0.03/9}) (12. d4 N7f6 13. Bc4 Bd6 14. O-O c6 $11 {-0.16/9})
    12... N7f6 13. O-O Bg4 14. Ng5 g6 $11 {0.09/8}) (11... Nc6 12. Bb5 (12. Bd3
    Ncb4 13. Bxh7+ Kh8 14. axb4 Nxb4 $11 {0.06/8}) (12. Nc3 Nf4 13. Rc1 a5 14. Kd1
    Ng6 $11 {-0.25/9}) (12. d4 Bg4 13. Nbd2 Nf4 14. Ne5 Nxe5 $11 {-0.06/8}) (12.
    Bc4 Bg4 13. Bd3 h6 14. Bh7+ Kh8 15. Be4 $15 {-0.41/9}) (12. Be2 Bg4 13. d3 Be6
    14. O-O Bd6 $11 {0.03/10}) (12. d3 Bf5 13. Nc3 Nxc3 14. Bxc3 Qd6 $15 {-0.28/9})
    12... Bd7 13. Nc3 Nf6 14. O-O Bd6 $11 {0.12/9}) (11... c6 12. Nc3 (12. Bd3 h6
    13. O-O Nf6 14. Bc4 Bd6 $11 {0.03/9}) (12. d4 Bd6 13. Bd3 h6 14. O-O Be6 $11 {
    0.00/9}) (12. Bc4) (12. Be2) 12... Nf4 13. Ne4 Ng6 14. Bc4 b5 $11 {0.25/8}) (
    11... Be7 12. Bd3 (12. Nc3) (12. d4) (12. Bc4) 12... h6 13. Nc3 Nxc3 14. dxc3
    Bd6 $11 {0.19/10}) 12. Bd3 (12. Nc3 Nc6 13. Nxd5 Qxd5 14. Bc4 Qh5 $15 {-0.31/9}
    ) 12... h6 13. Bh7+ Kh8 14. Be4 c6 $11 {-0.03/8}) (11. Nc3 Nxc3 (11... Bd7 12.
    Qc2 (12. Qb3 Nb6 13. d4 Bf5 14. Be2 Bd6 $11 {-0.06/9}) 12... Bc6 13. Bc4 Nb6
    14. Bd3 g6 $11 {0.06/9}) (11... Nf6 12. Qb3 (12. Be2 Nc6 13. O-O Be6 14. d4 Nd5
    $11 {0.00/8}) (12. Rc1 Nbd7 13. d4 a6 14. Qc2 b5 $11 {0.03/9}) (12. Bc4 Nbd7
    13. Qc2 Bd6 14. Nb5 Nb6 $11 {0.03/8}) (12. Qc2 Bg4 13. Bd3 Bxf3 14. gxf3 Nbd7
    $11 {0.00/9}) (12. Rd1 c6 13. Qb3 Nbd7 14. Ng5 Re7 $11 {-0.22/9}) (12. d4 Nbd7
    13. Qb3 Nb6 14. Qc2 Be6 $11 {-0.03/9}) 12... Nc6 13. Bc4 Qe7 14. Nd5 Nxd5 $11 {
    0.06/10}) (11... Nb6 12. Qc2 Be6 13. d4 Bd6 14. Bd3 h6 $14 {0.28/9}) (11... Be6
    12. Ng5 (12. Qc2 Nxc3 13. dxc3 h6 14. Bd3 Bd6 $11 {0.00/9}) (12. Bd3 Nc6 13.
    Qc2 h6 14. O-O Nf6 $11 {0.12/8}) (12. Nd4 Bd7 13. Qc2 Nxc3 14. Bxc3 c5 $11 {
    -0.03/9}) (12. Rb1 Nd7 13. Qc2 Nxc3 14. dxc3 Nc5 $15 {-0.28/10}) (12. Nxd5 Bxd5
    13. Bc4 Nc6 14. d3 a6 $11 {-0.09/8}) 12... Nxc3 13. dxc3 Bd5 14. O-O-O c6 $14 {
    0.31/8}) (11... Ne7 12. Bc4 (12. d4) (12. Be2) (12. Rc1) (12. Qc2) (12. Rd1) (
    12. d3) 12... Nf5 13. d4 Nd6 14. Bd3 Bg4 $14 {0.28/9}) 12. Bxc3 (12. dxc3 Nd7
    13. Rd1 Bd6 14. Qh4 Qxh4 $11 {-0.19/10}) 12... Be6 13. d4 Nd7 14. Qc2 Bd5 $11 {
    -0.13/10}) (11. d3 c5 (11... Nc6 12. Be2 (12. Nc3 Nb6 13. Qc2 Bf5 14. Ne4 Qd5
    $15 {-0.28/9}) (12. Nbd2 f5 13. Be2 Be6 14. O-O Bd6 $11 {-0.06/8}) (12. Qc2 Be6
    13. Be2 Bd6 14. d4 Qd7 $15 {-0.34/8}) (12. d4 Bd6 13. Bb5 Bd7 14. Be2 Ne5 $15 {
    -0.47/8}) (12. Qb3 Rb8 13. Be2 Be6 14. Qc2 Bd6 $15 {-0.28/9}) (12. Qc4 Be6 13.
    Qc2 Bd6 14. Be2 Qe7 $15 {-0.28/9}) 12... Be6 13. O-O Be7 14. Nbd2 Qd7 $11 {
    -0.06/9}) (11... Be6 12. Nbd2 (12. Be2 Nc6 13. O-O Be7 14. Nbd2 Qd7 $11 {
    -0.06/9}) (12. Nc3 Nd7 13. Be2 Nc5 14. Qc2 Nxc3 $11 {-0.13/9}) (12. Nd4 Bd7 13.
    Qb3 Nb6 14. Be2 c5 $15 {-0.38/9}) (12. Qc2 Nc6 13. Be2 Be7 14. Nc3 Qd7 $11 {
    -0.19/8}) 12... c6 13. Qc2 Be7 14. Be2 c5 $11 {-0.03/9}) (11... Bd6 12. Qc2 (
    12. Nc3 Be6 13. Ne4 Nc6 14. Be2 Nb6 $11 {0.00/9}) (12. Nbd2 c6 13. Ne4 Bc7 14.
    Be2 Ba5+ $11 {-0.16/8}) (12. Qd4 Nf6 13. Qh4 Nbd7 14. Be2 Be7 $15 {-0.28/10}) (
    12. Qb3 b6 13. Nc3 Be6 14. Nxd5 Bxd5 $11 {-0.06/9}) (12. Be2 Nc6 13. Nc3 Be6
    14. Ne4 Nb6 $11 {0.00/9}) (12. Qh4 Be7 13. Qg3 Bf6 14. Ra2 Nc6 $15 {-0.38/9})
    12... Nc6 13. Be2 Nce7 14. Nc3 Be6 $11 {0.09/8}) (11... Nd7 12. Qc2 (12. Be2
    Nc5 13. Qc2 Bf5 14. Nd4 Bg6 $11 {-0.09/9}) (12. Nbd2 N7b6 13. Qc2 Bf5 14. Ne4
    c5 $15 {-0.31/8}) (12. Nc3 N7b6 13. Qh4 Be7 14. Qg3 Bd6 $15 {-0.44/9}) (12. Qc4
    Nc5 13. d4 Ne4 14. Nbd2 Nxd2 $15 {-0.50/8}) (12. Qb3 Nc5 13. Qc2 Bf5 14. Bd4
    Ne6 $15 {-0.66/9}) (12. Qd1 Bd6 13. Be2 N7b6 14. O-O Be6 $11 {-0.25/9}) 12...
    Bd6 13. Be2 N7b6 14. O-O Qe7 $11 {-0.06/9}) (11... Nb6 12. Qc2 Bf5 13. Be2 Nc6
    14. O-O Bd6 $11 {-0.09/9}) (11... Be7 12. Nc3 (12. Be2 Nc6 13. O-O Be6 14. Nc3
    Qd7 $11 {0.00/9}) (12. Nbd2 Be6 13. Be2 c5 14. O-O Nd7 $11 {-0.19/10}) (12. Qc2
    Nc6 13. Be2 Qd6 14. Nc3 Nxc3 $11 {-0.19/10}) (12. Qb3 Nc6 13. Be2 Rb8 14. O-O
    Be6 $11 {-0.19/9}) (12. d4 Bf5 13. Qb3 Nb6 14. Ne5 Be6 $11 {-0.16/9}) 12... Nc6
    13. Be2 Bf6 14. d4 Be6 $11 {0.03/9}) 12. Be2 (12. Nc3 Be6 13. Be2 Nxc3 14. Bxc3
    Nc6 $11 {-0.22/9}) (12. Nbd2 a6 13. Be2 b5 14. Qc2 Bf5 $11 {-0.16/8}) (12. d4
    Nc6 13. Bb5 Nb6 14. Qd1 Bf5 $15 {-0.34/8}) (12. Qb3 Nc6 13. Be2 Rb8 14. Nc3 Be6
    $15 {-0.28/9}) (12. Qc2 Nc6 13. Be2 Be6 14. O-O f5 $11 {-0.09/9}) 12... a6 13.
    O-O Bd6 14. Qc2 b5 $11 {-0.09/9}) (11. Qb3 Nc6 (11... a5 12. Qc2 (12. Bc4 a4
    13. Qc2 Bg4 14. Bd3 h6 $11 {-0.03/8}) (12. d4 Bd6 13. Nbd2 c6 14. Qc2 h6 $11 {
    -0.03/8}) (12. Nc3 Nf4 13. Bc4 Nd3+ 14. Kf1 Be6 $15 {-0.44/9}) (12. Be2 a4 13.
    Qc2 Bg4 14. Nc3 Nxc3 $11 {-0.09/8}) (12. Bb5 c6 13. Be2 b5 14. Qc2 Bd6 $11 {
    -0.19/8}) 12... Bg4 13. Bd3 h6 14. Bh7+ Kh8 15. Be4 $11 {-0.03/9}) (11... Nb6
    12. Qc2 (12. d4 Bf5 13. Bd3 Bxd3 14. Qxd3 c5 $11 {-0.09/9}) (12. Bd3 h6 13. Qc2
    N8d7 14. O-O Nf6 $11 {0.09/10}) 12... h6 13. Bd3 N8d7 14. O-O Nf6 $11 {0.09/10}
    ) (11... Re6 12. Bc4 Rb6 13. Qc2 Nc6 14. d3 Be6 $11 {0.00/8}) (11... Re7 12. d4
    (12. Bc4 Nb6 13. Bd3 h6 14. Qc2 Bd7 $11 {0.06/9}) (12. Be2) (12. Qc2) 12... Nc6
    13. Nc3 Nb6 14. d5 Ne5 $11 {0.19/10}) 12. d4 (12. Be2 a6 13. Qc2 Be6 14. Nc3
    Qd7 $11 {-0.25/8}) (12. Bb5 Bf5 13. Nc3 Nf4 14. O-O Nd3 $11 {-0.25/8}) 12...
    Rb8 13. Bb5 Be6 14. Qc2 Qf6 $11 {-0.03/8}) (11. d4 Bf5 (11... Be6 12. Qc2 (12.
    Nbd2 Nd7 13. Qc2 Nf4 14. Ne5 Nxe5 $11 {-0.13/9}) (12. Nc3 Nd7 13. Qc2 Nf4 14.
    Ne5 Nxe5 $11 {-0.06/9}) (12. Be2 Nd7 13. O-O Bd6 14. Bd3 N7f6 $11 {-0.16/8}) (
    12. Qb3 Nd7 13. Qc2 Nf4 14. Nbd2 Rc8 $15 {-0.31/8}) 12... Bd6 13. Bd3 h6 14.
    O-O Nd7 $11 {0.12/9}) (11... Nd7 12. Nc3 (12. Qc2 N7f6 13. Nc3 Nxc3 14. Bxc3
    Bd6 $11 {-0.06/9}) (12. Qb3 N7b6 13. Qc2 g6 14. Be2 Bf5 $15 {-0.31/10}) (12.
    Be2 N7f6 13. O-O Bd6 14. Nc3 Be6 $11 {-0.16/9}) (12. Qa5 N7f6 13. Bb5 Bd7 14.
    Nc3 b6 $15 {-0.44/9}) (12. Bb5 c6 13. Be2 Bd6 14. Nc3 N7f6 $15 {-0.28/9}) 12...
    Nxc3 13. Bxc3 Nf6 14. Bc4 Ne4 $11 {0.00/9}) (11... Nc6 12. Qc2 (12. Bb5 Bd7 13.
    Be2 a6 14. Qc2 Be6 $11 {-0.13/9}) (12. Be2 Be6 13. Bb5 Bd7 14. Be2 a6 $15 {
    -0.28/8}) (12. Nc3 Nb6 13. Qd1 Na5 14. Bd3 Nac4 $11 {-0.06/9}) (12. Nbd2 Nf4
    13. Rd1 Bf5 14. Ne5 b5 $11 {-0.09/8}) (12. Qb3 a6 13. Qc2 Nf4 14. Ne5 Nxe5 $11
    {-0.19/9}) 12... Bg4 13. Nbd2 Nf4 14. Ne5 Nxe5 $11 {-0.06/8}) (11... Bd6 12.
    Qb3 (12. Qc2 Nf4 13. Ne5 Bxe5 14. dxe5 Ng6 $11 {-0.16/10}) (12. Nc3 Be6 13. Qc2
    h6 14. Nxd5 Bxd5 $11 {-0.19/8}) (12. Be2 Be6 13. Qc2 Nc6 14. Bb5 Qf6 $11 {
    -0.16/8}) (12. Nbd2 Nd7 13. Nc4 N7b6 14. Nxb6 Nxb6 $11 {-0.09/8}) 12... Nf4 13.
    Nbd2 Nc6 14. Rc1 a5 $11 {0.00/8}) (11... Be7 12. Qb3 (12. Nc3) (12. Qc2) (12.
    Be2) 12... a5 13. Bd3 Ra7 14. Nc3 Be6 $14 {0.44/9}) (11... Bg4 12. Qb3 (12. Ne5
    Be6 13. Bd3 Nd7 14. Nxd7 Bxd7 $15 {-0.28/8}) 12... Bxf3 13. gxf3 Nb6 14. Nd2 c6
    $11 {-0.06/9}) 12. Qb3 (12. Nc3 Nxc3 13. Bxc3 Nd7 14. Be2 Nb6 $11 {-0.16/9}) (
    12. Be2 Nd7 13. Nc3 N7b6 14. Qb3 Rb8 $11 {-0.22/8}) (12. Qb5 c6 13. Qb3 Nd7 14.
    Nc3 N7b6 $15 {-0.38/8}) 12... Nc6 13. Nc3 Nb6 14. Be2 Be6 $11 {-0.09/8}) 11...
    Nd7 (11... Nc6 12. Qc2 (12. Nc3 Be6 13. Nxd5 Bxd5 14. O-O Qd6 $11 {-0.16/8}) (
    12. d4 Bd6 13. Nc3 Be6 14. O-O Nxc3 $11 {-0.09/8}) (12. O-O Bd6 13. Nc3 Be6 14.
    Bb5 Nxc3 $11 {-0.03/8}) (12. d3 Be6 13. O-O Bd6 14. Nbd2 Nb6 $11 {0.00/9}) (12.
    Qb3 a6 13. Nc3 Be6 14. Qc2 Nxc3 $11 {-0.22/8}) (12. Bb5 Bd7 13. O-O Nb6 14. Qd1
    Bd6 $11 {-0.25/9}) 12... Bg4 13. O-O Bd6 14. Nc3 Nf6 $11 {0.00/8}) (11... Bd6
    12. Qb3 Nb6 13. Qc3 f6 14. Qc2 Be6 $11 {-0.03/8}) (11... Bd7 12. Qc2 (12. Qb3
    Nb6 13. O-O Nc6 14. d4 Bd6 $11 {0.00/9}) (12. Qc4 Be6 13. Qc2 Bd6 14. Nd4 Qg5
    $11 {-0.13/8}) (12. Qa5 Bc6 13. d3 Bd6 14. Qd2 Nf6 $11 {-0.22/9}) (12. Qd1 Nc6
    13. O-O Bd6 14. Qb3 Nb6 $11 {-0.13/9}) 12... Nc6 13. O-O Bd6 14. Nc3 Nxc3 $11 {
    0.06/8}) (11... c6 12. Nc3 (12. Qc2 Bd6 13. Nc3 Nf6 14. O-O Bg4 $11 {0.03/9}) (
    12. d3 Nd7 13. Nc3 N7b6 14. Qa5 Nxc3 $11 {-0.16/9}) (12. O-O Nd7 13. Nc3 N7f6
    14. Nxd5 Nxd5 $11 {-0.06/8}) (12. Qb3 Nd7 13. Nc3 Nc5 14. Qc2 Nxc3 $11 {-0.19/9
    }) (12. d4 Be6 13. Qc2 Bd6 14. Nbd2 Nd7 $11 {-0.06/8}) (12. Qd4 c5 13. Qd3 Be6
    14. Nc3 Nc6 $15 {-0.31/8}) 12... Be6 13. O-O Nd7 14. Qc2 Nxc3 $11 {0.03/8}) (
    11... Nb6 12. Qc2 (12. Qa5 Nc6 13. Qh5 g6 14. Qg5 Qxg5 $11 {-0.25/9}) 12... Bd6
    13. Bd3 h6 14. O-O Bg4 $11 {0.06/9}) (11... c5 12. Nc3 (12. O-O Be6 13. d4 Nc6
    14. Rd1 Rc8 $11 {-0.09/8}) (12. Qb3 Nc6 13. Nc3 Nxc3 14. Qxc3 Bg4 $11 {-0.16/9}
    ) (12. d4 Be6 13. Qc2 Nd7 14. O-O Rc8 $11 {-0.22/8}) (12. Qc2 Nc6 13. O-O Be6
    14. Bb5 Rc8 $11 {-0.03/8}) (12. Bd3 Nc6 13. O-O h6 14. Qc2 Ncb4 $15 {-0.56/10})
    12... Be6 13. Ng5 Nxc3 14. dxc3 Nc6 $11 {0.09/8}) 12. O-O (12. d3 N7b6 13. Qc2
    Bd7 14. O-O Ba4 $11 {-0.09/9}) (12. Qc2 N7f6 13. Nc3 Bd6 14. Ng5 Nb6 $11 {
    -0.06/8}) (12. Nc3 Nxc3 13. Bxc3 Nc5 14. Qc2 Bd6 $11 {-0.03/9}) (12. d4 N7f6
    13. O-O Bd6 14. Nc3 Be6 $11 {-0.16/9}) (12. Qd4 N7b6 13. Qd3 Be6 14. O-O c5 $15
    {-0.38/9}) (12. Qb3 Nc5 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. d4 Ne4 $11 {-0.22/9}) 12... Nc5 (12...
    N7b6 13. Qc2 Bd6 14. Nc3 Nxc3 $11 {0.03/8}) 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. d3 (14. Nc3 Nxc3
    $11 {0.03/8}) 14... Qe7 (14... c6 $11 {-0.06/8}) 15. Nc3 c6 16. Nxd5 cxd5 17.
    Nd4 Bxe2 18. Qxe2 Na4 19. Bc1 Qd7 20. Bd2 Bc5 21. Nf3 d4 22. Rfc1 dxe3 23. fxe3
    (23. Bxe3 $5 Rad8 24. d4 Bxd4 25. Nxd4 Qxd4 26. Bxd4 Rxe2 27. Bxa7 $11) 23...
    Rad8 $17 24. Ne1 Qd6 (24... b5 25. Kh1 $17) 25. Rcb1 $2 (25. Qf3 $142 $15)
    25... Nc3 $3 $19 (25... Nc3 26. Qf3 Nxb1 27. Rxb1 b6 $19 (27... Bxa3 $6 28.
    Rxb7 Rd7 29. Rb3 $19)) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 2AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Szczesiak, Zenon"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "90"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nf3 d5 5. e3 O-O 6. c4 Nc6 7. Bb2 Be6 8.
    cxd5 Bxd5 9. Be2 Re8 10. O-O h6 11. Nc3 Be6 12. Nb5 Rc8 13. Qa4 Bc5 (13... Bxd2
    $2 14. Rfd1 a6 15. Na3 $18 (15. Nxd2 $6 axb5 16. Qxb5 Rb8 $16)) 14. Rac1 Bb6
    15. a3 Nd5 16. Qc2 Bg4 17. Rfe1 Qe7 18. h3 Bd7 19. Ba1 a6 20. Qb2 Nf6 21. Nc3
    Qd6 22. d3 Ne5 (22... Bc5 $142 $5 23. Ne4 Rxe4 (23... Bxa3 $143 24. Nxd6 (24.
    Nxf6+ $143 gxf6 25. Qxb7 Bxc1 26. Rxc1 Nb4 $17) 24... Bxb2 25. Nxe8 Bxa1 26.
    Nxc7 $16) 24. dxe4 Bxa3 25. Qxb7 Bxc1 $11) 23. Ne4 $16 Nxe4 24. Nxe5 (24. dxe4
    $6 Nxf3+ 25. Bxf3 Qg6 $11) 24... Nf6 25. Nxd7 Qxd7 26. Bg4 $1 Qd6 (26... Nxg4
    27. Qxg7#) 27. Bxc8 $18 Rxc8 28. d4 Re8 29. a4 Re6 30. Qb3 Ne4 31. Red1 Rg6 32.
    Qc2 Qd5 33. Kh1 (33. f3 $5 Ng5 34. Kh2 $18) 33... Ng5 $16 34. f4 Ne4 35. Kh2
    Nd6 36. Re1 Qh5 (36... Ne4 $5 $16) 37. e4 $18 Qh4 38. Rf1 Ba5 39. Qd3 Qe7 40.
    e5 Ne8 41. g3 (41. f5 Rb6 $18) 41... Qd7 42. Qa3 Bb6 (42... Rb6 43. Rc4 $18)
    43. Rcd1 (43. a5 $5 Ba7 $18) 43... Qd5 44. f5 Rc6 45. Qe7 $4 (45. Rf2 $142 Rc4
    46. Qe7 $18) 45... Rc2+ (45... Rc2+ 46. Rd2 Rxd2+ 47. Rf2 Rxf2+ 48. Kg1 Qg2#)
    0-1
    
    [Event "Tiger Temat"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Baer, Werner"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "1935"]
    [BlackElo "2100"]
    [PlyCount "53"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 Nc6 5. Bb2 O-O 6. e3 d5 7. Nf3 Re8 8. a3
    Be7 9. Qc2 (9. cxd5 Qxd5 10. Nc3 Qc5 $15) 9... Bg4 10. d4 Qd7 11. Ne5 Nxe5 12.
    dxe5 Ne4 13. Bd3 Nc5 14. Bxh7+ Kh8 15. Nd2 (15. h3 Be6 16. Nc3 dxc4 17. Rd1 $15
    ) 15... dxc4 $15 16. O-O (16. Nxc4 Be6 17. Bd4 g6 18. Bxg6 fxg6 19. Qxg6 Nb3
    20. Qh6+ Kg8 21. Qg6+ Kf8 22. Qh6+ Kf7 23. Qh7+ Kf8 24. Qh8+ Kf7 25. Qh7+ Kf8
    26. Qh8+ Kf7 27. Qh7+ $11) 16... b5 (16... Be6 17. f4 Red8 18. Bc3 $17) 17. Bd4
    Rad8 (17... Nb3 18. Nxb3 cxb3 19. Qb1 $15) 18. f3 Be6 (18... Nb3 19. Nxb3 cxb3
    20. Qb1 $15) 19. Be4 a6 20. Rfd1 (20. Rad1 Nxe4 21. Nxe4 Bf5 $17) 20... Nxe4
    21. Nxe4 Bf5 22. Bb2 (22. Qc3 Bxe4 23. fxe4 Qe6 $19) 22... Bxe4 23. fxe4 Qe6
    24. Rf1 (24. Rac1 c5 $19) 24... Rd3 25. Rf3 (25. Qf2 Kg8 $19) 25... Kg8 26. Qe2
    (26. a4 Bc5 $19) 26... Red8 27. Rh3 (27. Qe1 Bc5 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2000.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Wozniak, Krzysztof"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "41"]
    [EventDate "2000.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. c4 Re8 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8.
    Bb2 Nc6 9. a3 Ba5 10. Be2 Nce7 11. O-O (11. Qc2 Qd6 (11... c6 12. Nc3 (12. O-O
    Bg4 (12... Bc7 13. Nc3 Qd6 14. Ne4 Qg6 15. Rfc1 $11 {-0.09/8}) (12... Ng6 13.
    Nc3 Bg4 14. Nxd5 Qxd5 15. d3 $11 {-0.06/8}) (12... Qd6 13. Nc3 Bc7 14. Ne4 Qg6
    15. Rfc1 $11 {-0.09/8}) 13. d3 Nf5 14. Rc1 Qb6 15. Bd4 $15 {-0.66/8}) 12... Bc7
    (12... Be6 13. Nd4 Bd7 14. O-O Bc7 15. Ne4 $11 {0.06/8}) (12... Bg4 13. O-O Bc7
    14. d3 Qd6 15. Ne4 $11 {0.00/9}) (12... Rb8 13. O-O Bg4 14. Rfb1 Nxc3 15. dxc3
    $11 {0.09/8}) 13. O-O Qd6 14. Rfc1 Nxc3 15. Qxc3 $11 {0.00/8}) 12. Nc3 (12. Bd3
    Qh6 13. Nc3 c6 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Be4 $11 {-0.12/8}) 12... Bf5 13. Qb3 Rab8 14.
    O-O c6 15. Rfc1 $11 {-0.09/8}) (11. Nc3 c6 (11... Bf5 12. Qb3 (12. O-O a6 (
    12... c5 13. Qb3 Be6 14. Qc2 Ng6 15. Rfd1 $11 {0.06/8}) (12... Nc6 13. Rc1 Qf6
    14. Qb3 Nb6 15. Ne4 $11 {0.25/8}) (12... Rb8 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Rc1 c6 15. Qa4
    $11 {0.00/9}) (12... Qd6 13. Qb3 Rab8 14. Nd4 Nxc3 15. dxc3 $11 {0.09/7}) (
    12... c6 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Qb3 Qd7 15. Nd4 $11 {0.00/9}) (12... Qd7 13. Qb3 c6
    14. Ne5 Qc7 15. d4 $11 {0.03/8}) 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Qb3 Rb8 15. Rfc1 $11 {
    -0.03/9}) 12... Rb8 (12... c6 13. Rd1 b5 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Nd4 $11 {0.03/9}) (
    12... Nb6 13. O-O Be6 14. Qc2 Qd7 15. Ne5 $11 {0.22/8}) (12... c5 13. Bb5 Rf8
    14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. O-O $11 {0.00/9}) 13. Rd1 c6 14. O-O Be6 15. Nxd5 $11 {0.00/8
    }) (11... Be6 12. Qc2 (12. O-O Nxc3 (12... Nc6 13. Bb5 Nxc3 14. Bxc3 Bxc3 15.
    dxc3 $11 {0.16/9}) (12... Nf5 13. Qc2 Nxc3 14. Bxc3 Bxc3 15. dxc3 $11 {0.16/8})
    (12... c5 13. Ne4 b6 14. Rc1 Bg4 15. Bb5 $11 {0.25/8}) (12... c6 13. Nd4 Qd7
    14. Ne4 Bc7 15. Nxe6 $11 {0.06/8}) (12... Bb6 13. Qc2 c6 14. Na4 Bg4 15. Nxb6
    $14 {0.31/9}) 13. Bxc3 Bxc3 14. dxc3 Nd5 15. Qc2 $11 {0.03/10}) 12... Ng6 (
    12... Nc6 13. O-O Qe7 14. Na4 Bg4 15. h3 $11 {0.06/8}) (12... c6 13. Nd4 Bd7
    14. O-O Bc7 15. Ne4 $11 {0.09/8}) (12... c5 13. O-O Ng6 14. Nxd5 Qxd5 15. Rac1
    $11 {0.06/9}) 13. O-O Qe7 14. Nd4 Nxc3 15. dxc3 $11 {0.06/8}) (11... c5 12.
    Nxd5 (12. O-O b6 (12... Be6 13. Ne4 b6 14. Rc1 Bg4 15. Bb5 $11 {0.25/8}) (12...
    Bf5 13. Qb3 Be6 14. Qc2 Ng6 15. Rad1 $11 {0.06/8}) 13. Rc1 Nxc3 14. Bxc3 Bxc3
    15. dxc3 $11 {0.00/10}) (12. Qc2 Be6 (12... b6 13. O-O Be6 14. Bb5 Rf8 15. Ng5
    $11 {0.19/9}) (12... Nxc3 13. dxc3 Qb6 14. Bd3 Ng6 15. O-O $11 {0.03/9}) (12...
    Bg4 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Bd3 h6 15. Ne5 $11 {0.22/8}) (12... Bf5 13. e4 Bg6 14.
    Ne5 Nf4 15. Bb5 $11 {0.13/8}) 13. Bb5 Bf5 14. Qb3 Rf8 15. Bc4 $11 {-0.09/8})
    12... Qxd5 (12... Nxd5 13. Rc1 b6 14. Ne5 Qg5 15. h4 $14 {0.53/9}) 13. Rc1 Bg4
    14. O-O Bb6 15. d4 $11 {0.19/8}) (11... a6 12. O-O (12. Qc2 Bf5 (12... Bg4 13.
    O-O b5 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. h3 $11 {0.03/8}) (12... Be6 13. Nd4 Bd7 14. Bd3 h6 15.
    O-O $11 {0.25/9}) (12... b5 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Bd3 h6 15. O-O $11 {0.09/9}) (
    12... c6 13. O-O Bg4 14. Rab1 Bc7 15. d3 $11 {0.16/8}) (12... Ng6 13. O-O Bg4
    14. Nxd5 Qxd5 15. d3 $11 {0.00/8}) 13. e4 Bg6 14. O-O Nxc3 15. dxc3 $15 {
    -0.31/9}) 12... Bb6 (12... Nc6 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. Ne4 Bf5 15. d3 $11 {0.16/9}) (
    12... Bf5 13. Qb3 Be6 14. Qc2 Ng6 15. Nd4 $11 {0.19/8}) (12... c6 13. Qc2 Bg4
    14. Rab1 Bc7 15. d3 $11 {0.16/8}) (12... b5 13. Qc2 Nf6 14. Rfd1 Qd6 15. d3 $11
    {0.19/9}) 13. Qc2 Bf5 14. e4 Bg6 15. Bc4 $11 {0.13/9}) (11... Qd6 12. Qa4 (12.
    Nxd5 Qxd5 13. Qa4 Be6 14. e4 Bd7 15. Qc2 $11 {-0.06/9}) (12. O-O Bb6 (12... c6
    13. Ne4 Qh6 14. Qc2 Bc7 15. Rac1 $11 {0.00/9}) (12... Bd7 13. Ne4 Qh6 14. Nc5
    Bc6 15. Rc1 $11 {0.25/8}) (12... Nc6 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. Rfb1 Nf6 15. Nb5 $11 {
    0.16/8}) (12... Bf5 13. Qb3 Rab8 14. Nd4 Bg6 15. Ndb5 $11 {0.25/8}) 13. Nxd5
    Nxd5 14. Qc2 c6 15. Bd3 $11 {-0.06/9}) (12. Qc2 Bf5 13. Qb3 Rab8 14. O-O c6 15.
    Rfc1 $11 {-0.12/7}) 12... Nc6 13. Nxd5 Qxd5 14. Bc4 Qf5 15. Qb5 $11 {0.09/9}) (
    11... Bg4 12. Qa4 (12. O-O Ng6 (12... c6 13. Qc2 Bc7 14. d3 Qd6 15. Ne4 $11 {
    0.00/9}) (12... Be6 13. Nd4 Bd7 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Bc4 $14 {0.28/9}) 13. Re1 c6
    14. Qc2 Nxc3 15. dxc3 $11 {-0.03/8}) 12... Bxf3 (12... Bxc3 13. dxc3 Bxf3 14.
    Bxf3 c6 15. c4 $14 {0.28/10}) 13. Bxf3 c6 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. O-O $11 {0.16/9})
    12. O-O (12. Qc2 Bc7 (12... Be6 13. Nd4 Bd7 14. O-O Bc7 15. Ne4 $11 {0.09/8}) (
    12... Bg4 13. O-O Ng6 14. Rfc1 Bxc3 15. dxc3 $11 {-0.03/9}) (12... Rb8 13. O-O
    Bg4 14. Rfb1 Bc7 15. d3 $11 {0.13/8}) 13. O-O Qd6 14. Ne4 Qg6 15. Rfc1 $11 {
    -0.09/8}) 12... Bc7 (12... Bf5 13. Qb3 Be6 14. Qc2 Bc7 15. Ne4 $11 {0.06/9}) (
    12... Bg4 13. Qc2 Ng6 14. Rfb1 Nh4 15. Nxh4 $11 {-0.03/8}) 13. Qc2 Qd6 14. Ne4
    Qg6 15. Rfc1 $11 {-0.09/8}) (11. Qb3 c6 (11... Rb8 12. O-O (12. Bc4 Bf5 (12...
    c6 13. O-O b5 14. a4 a6 15. axb5 $11 {-0.19/8}) 13. Nd4 Bg6 14. Bb5 c6 15. Bd3
    $15 {-0.66/9}) (12. Qc2 Ng6 (12... Nc6 13. O-O Bg4 14. Nc3 Nxc3 15. dxc3 $11 {
    -0.12/9}) (12... Qd6 13. Be5 Qh6 14. O-O Nc6 15. d4 $11 {0.00/9}) (12... c6 13.
    O-O Bc7 14. Bd4 b6 15. Bd3 $11 {-0.09/9}) (12... Bb6 13. O-O Be6 14. Bc4 Nc6
    15. d3 $11 {0.09/8}) 13. Nc3 Nxc3 14. Bxc3 Bxc3 15. dxc3 $11 {-0.19/8}) (12.
    Qa4 Nc6 (12... Bb6 13. O-O Be6 14. d3 c5 15. Nbd2 $11 {-0.03/9}) 13. Bb5 Nb6
    14. Qc2 Be6 15. Bxc6 $11 {-0.06/8}) (12. Qd3 a6 (12... Nc6 13. O-O a6 14. Rc1
    Be6 15. Qc2 $11 {0.00/9}) (12... Be6 13. Qd4 Nf5 14. Qxa7 b6 15. Qa6 $11 {
    0.19/7}) 13. O-O Nc6 14. Qc2 Be6 15. Nc3 $11 {-0.06/9}) 12... Nc6 (12... Be6
    13. Nd4 Qd6 14. Nxe6 Qxe6 15. Qa4 $11 {0.09/8}) 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. Nc3 Qd7 15. d3
    $11 {0.06/8}) (11... b6 12. O-O Be6 13. Nd4 Qd6 14. Bc4 c6 15. e4 $11 {0.16/9})
    (11... Bb6 12. Nc3 (12. O-O c6 (12... Be6 13. Ng5 Nf4 14. Bc4 Ne2+ 15. Kh1 $14
    {0.59/10}) 13. Nc3 Bc7 14. e4 Nb6 15. Ng5 $11 {-0.06/9}) (12. Qc2 Be6 (12... c6
    13. O-O Be6 14. Nc3 Bc7 15. Ne4 $11 {0.09/8}) (12... Qd6 13. O-O Bg4 14. Nc3
    Rad8 15. Nxd5 $14 {0.28/8}) (12... Bf5 13. e4 Nf4 14. exf5 Nc6 15. Nc3 $14 {
    0.63/8}) (12... Bg4 13. O-O Qd6 14. Nc3 Nxc3 15. Qxc3 $11 {0.03/7}) 13. O-O c6
    14. Bc4 Qd7 15. Nc3 $11 {0.00/8}) 12... c6 13. O-O Bc7 14. Rfb1 Rb8 15. Ne4 $11
    {0.06/8}) 12. O-O (12. Nc3 Rb8 (12... b5 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Qc2 Qd6 15. Rc1 $11
    {0.00/8}) (12... b6 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Qc2 c5 15. Ne5 $11 {0.03/8}) (12... Qc7
    13. Rd1 Bg4 14. Qc2 Rad8 15. Nxd5 $11 {-0.06/8}) 13. O-O Be6 14. Qc2 Bc7 15. d3
    $11 {-0.06/9}) (12. Qc2 Bc7 (12... Bg4 13. O-O Bc7 14. d3 Nf5 15. Rc1 $15 {
    -0.28/8}) (12... Qd6 13. O-O Qg6 14. Qxg6 Nxg6 15. Nd4 $11 {-0.09/10}) (12...
    Be6 13. Nd4 Qd7 14. Nxe6 Qxe6 15. O-O $11 {-0.12/9}) (12... Ng6 13. O-O Bg4 14.
    h3 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 $11 {-0.09/8}) (12... Bb6 13. O-O Bc7 14. Nc3 Qd6 15. Ne4 $11
    {-0.09/9}) (12... Bd7 13. O-O Bc7 14. d3 Bg4 15. Nbd2 $11 {0.03/8}) 13. d3 Ba5+
    14. Nbd2 Nf5 15. Qc5 $15 {-0.34/8}) 12... Be6 13. Nd4 Bf5 14. Nxf5 Nxf5 15. Bc4
    $11 {0.03/8}) 11... c6 (11... Bf5 12. Qa4 (12. Nc3 c6 (12... c5 13. Qb3 Be6 14.
    Qc2 Ng6 15. Nxd5 $11 {0.09/8}) (12... Nc6 13. Rc1 Nf6 14. Qb3 Rb8 15. d4 $11 {
    0.22/9}) (12... Rb8 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Qa4 Bb6 15. Bc4 $11 {0.03/8}) (12... Qd6
    13. Qb3 b6 14. Nb5 Qd7 15. Nbd4 $14 {0.53/8}) (12... a6 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Qb3
    Rb8 15. Rfc1 $11 {-0.03/9}) (12... Qd7 13. Qb3 c6 14. Ne5 Qc7 15. d4 $11 {
    0.03/8}) 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Qb3 Bc7 15. Bd4 $11 {-0.22/8}) (12. Qb3 c6 (12...
    Rb8 13. Nc3 Be6 14. Qc2 c6 15. Nd4 $11 {0.16/8}) 13. Nd4 Bg6 14. d3 Nf5 15.
    Nxf5 $11 {0.00/8}) (12. Nd4 Bg6 13. Qb3 c5 14. Nf3 Qb6 15. Qxb6 $11 {-0.09/10})
    (12. d3 Nc6 (12... Rc8 13. Qc2 Nc6 14. Nc3 Bxc3 15. Bxc3 $11 {0.13/9}) 13. Qc2
    Qe7 14. Nc3 Bxc3 15. Bxc3 $11 {0.00/9}) 12... c6 13. Qd4 f6 14. e4 Nf4 15. Bc4+
    $11 {0.03/9}) (11... Bb6 12. Bc4 (12. Nc3 Nxc3 (12... c6 13. Qc2 Be6 14. Na4
    Bg4 15. Nxb6 $14 {0.28/9}) (12... Rb8 13. Qc2 Be6 14. Na4 Rc8 15. d4 $14 {
    0.31/9}) (12... Qd6 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Ng5 $16 {0.91/8}) (12... Be6
    13. Qc2 c6 14. Na4 Bc7 15. Nc5 $14 {0.31/9}) (12... Bg4 13. Qc2 c6 14. d3 Rc8
    15. Rfb1 $11 {0.16/9}) 13. dxc3 Bf5 14. Qb3 Nc6 15. Rad1 $11 {-0.03/9}) (12.
    Qc2 c6 (12... Be6 13. Re1 c6 14. Bc4 Ng6 15. d3 $11 {0.09/9}) (12... Qd6 13. d4
    Bg4 14. Nbd2 Bf5 15. Ne4 $11 {0.13/9}) (12... Bf5 13. d3 Be6 14. Nc3 Nc6 15.
    Nxd5 $11 {0.25/9}) (12... a6 13. Nc3 Bf5 14. e4 Bg6 15. Bc4 $11 {0.13/9}) (
    12... Bg4 13. Nc3 Qd6 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Ng5 $14 {0.41/7}) (12... Rb8 13. Nc3
    Be6 14. Na4 Rc8 15. d4 $14 {0.31/9}) 13. e4 Ng6 14. exd5 Rxe2 15. dxc6 $11 {
    0.00/9}) 12... Nc6 (12... c6 13. e4 Nf4 14. Qb3 Ne6 15. d4 $11 {0.22/10}) (
    12... a6 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. Ne5 Be6 15. d4 $11 {0.19/9}) 13. d3 Be6 14. Qc2 Na5
    15. Ba2 $11 {0.19/9}) (11... Be6 12. Nd4 (12. Qc2 c6 (12... Qd7 13. Ne5 Qd8 14.
    d4 c6 15. Bd3 $11 {0.09/9}) (12... Bf5 13. d3 Nc6 14. Nc3 Bxc3 15. Bxc3 $11 {
    0.13/10}) (12... Bb6 13. Bc4 Nc6 14. Bb5 Bd7 15. Nc3 $11 {0.22/8}) 13. Nd4 Qd6
    14. Nxe6 Qxe6 15. Nc3 $11 {0.00/9}) (12. Nc3 Nxc3 (12... Nf5 13. Rb1 c6 14. e4
    Nxc3 15. Bxc3 $11 {0.13/8}) (12... Nc6 13. Bb5 Nxc3 14. Bxc3 Bxc3 15. dxc3 $11
    {0.25/10}) (12... c5 13. Ne4 b6 14. Rc1 Bg4 15. Bb5 $11 {0.06/8}) (12... c6 13.
    Nd4 Qd7 14. Rb1 Nf4 15. Nxe6 $11 {0.09/10}) (12... Bb6 13. Qc2 c6 14. Na4 Bg4
    15. Nxb6 $14 {0.31/9}) 13. Bxc3 Bxc3 14. dxc3 Nd5 15. Qc2 $11 {0.03/10}) 12...
    Qd7 (12... Bd7 13. Bc4 c5 14. Nb3 Bb6 15. Qc2 $14 {0.34/8}) (12... Qd6 13. Nxe6
    Qxe6 14. Qa4 Bb6 15. Nc3 $11 {0.09/9}) (12... Qc8 13. Qa4 Bb6 14. Nxe6 Qxe6 15.
    Nc3 $11 {0.09/9}) 13. Nxe6 Qxe6 14. Qa4 Bb6 15. Nc3 $11 {0.09/9}) (11... Rb8
    12. d3 (12. Qa4 Bb6 (12... Nc6 13. Bb5 Bb6 14. Bxc6 bxc6 15. Ne5 $11 {0.19/9})
    13. Nc3 Be6 14. Nxd5 Bxd5 15. Rfc1 $11 {0.00/9}) (12. Nc3 c6 (12... Bf5 13.
    Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Qa4 Bb6 15. Bc4 $11 {0.06/8}) 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. Rfb1 Ng6 15. Nxd5
    $11 {0.03/8}) (12. Qc2 Qd6 (12... Bf5 13. d3 Nc6 14. Nc3 Bxc3 15. Bxc3 $11 {
    0.06/10}) (12... Bb6 13. Bd3 Ng6 14. Nc3 Be6 15. Na4 $11 {0.22/9}) (12... a6
    13. Nc3 Nf6 14. Bc4 Ng6 15. d4 $11 {0.06/8}) (12... Bd7 13. Bd3 h6 14. Nc3 c6
    15. Bh7+ $11 {0.25/9}) (12... Be6 13. Nd4 Qd7 14. Bc4 a6 15. Rc1 $11 {0.25/8})
    (12... b5 13. Bd3 h6 14. Nc3 a6 15. Nxd5 $14 {0.28/9}) 13. Be5 Bf5 14. e4 Qc6
    15. Bd3 $11 {0.03/9}) 12... Nf5 13. Qa4 b6 14. Rc1 c5 15. Nbd2 $11 {0.13/8}) (
    11... Bd7 12. Nc3 (12. Qc2 Bf5 (12... c6 13. Nc3 Bg4 14. Rfb1 Ng6 15. h3 $11 {
    0.19/8}) (12... Rc8 13. Bd3 h6 14. Nc3 c6 15. Ne5 $11 {0.22/8}) (12... Nc6 13.
    Bd3 h6 14. Nc3 Bg4 15. Be4 $11 {0.19/8}) (12... a6 13. Bd3 h6 14. Nc3 Nf6 15.
    Ne4 $14 {0.28/8}) 13. d3 Nc6 14. Nc3 Bxc3 15. Bxc3 $11 {0.09/9}) (12. d3 Nf5 (
    12... Nc6 13. Qb3 Nb6 14. Nbd2 Rb8 15. Qc2 $14 {0.31/10}) (12... c5 13. Qc2 Rc8
    14. Nbd2 Nf5 15. Rfb1 $11 {-0.06/9}) (12... Ng6 13. Qc2 Qe7 14. Nbd2 c6 15.
    Rab1 $11 {0.06/8}) (12... Rc8 13. Qc2 c5 14. Nbd2 Nf5 15. Rfb1 $11 {-0.06/8}) (
    12... c6 13. Qc2 Nf5 14. Rc1 Qe7 15. Ne5 $11 {0.00/9}) 13. Ne5 Qg5 14. Nf3 Qg6
    15. Qb3 $15 {-0.56/8}) (12. Qb3 c6 (12... Nb6 13. d4 Ba4 14. Qd3 Ned5 15. Bc3
    $11 {0.09/9}) 13. Be5 Ng6 14. d4 Nxe5 15. Nxe5 $11 {-0.03/9}) 12... c6 (12...
    Bb6 13. Qb3 c6 14. Bc4 Ba5 15. Nxd5 $14 {0.41/8}) 13. Qc2 Bc7 14. d3 b6 15.
    Rfc1 $14 {0.31/10}) 12. Bc4 (12. Nc3 Bf5 (12... Bc7 13. Qc2 Be6 14. Ne4 b6 15.
    d3 $11 {0.16/9}) (12... Bg4 13. Qc2 Ng6 14. Nxd5 Qxd5 15. d3 $11 {-0.06/8}) 13.
    Rc1 Nxc3 14. Bxc3 Nd5 15. Bxa5 $11 {-0.19/9}) (12. Qc2 Bc7 (12... Bg4 13. Nc3
    Ng6 14. Rfe1 Nxc3 15. dxc3 $11 {0.00/9}) (12... Ng6 13. Nc3 Bg4 14. Rab1 Nh4
    15. Nd4 $11 {0.00/8}) (12... Be6 13. Nd4 Qd6 14. Nxe6 Qxe6 15. Nc3 $11 {0.00/9}
    ) (12... Bd7 13. Nc3 Bg4 14. Rab1 Ng6 15. h3 $11 {0.13/8}) (12... Qd6 13. Nc3
    Bc7 14. Ne4 Qg6 15. Rfc1 $11 {-0.09/8}) (12... Bf5 13. d3 Be6 14. Rc1 Bb6 15.
    Nbd2 $11 {0.19/10}) 13. Nc3 Qd6 14. Ne4 Qg6 15. Rfc1 $11 {-0.09/8}) 12... Be6 (
    12... Bf5 13. Nd4 $11 Bg6 14. Nc3 Bc7 15. Nxd5 $15 {-0.28/8}) (12... b5 13. Bd3
    f5 14. Qc2 Bc7 15. Nc3 $11 {0.13/8}) (12... Nb6 13. Bb3 Ned5 14. Qc2 Bg4 15.
    Ne5 $11 {-0.06/9}) (12... a6 13. Qc2 Qd6 14. e4 b5 15. exd5 $11 {-0.03/9}) 13.
    Qc2 (13. Ng5 Qd6 14. Qh5 h6 15. Nxe6 $11 {0.19/9}) 13... Ng6 (13... b5 14. Bd3
    f5 15. Nd4 $11 {0.09/9}) 14. d4 (14. Nd4 Bg4 $11 15. h3 $11 {0.03/8}) 14... Nh4
    $15 15. Nxh4 Qxh4 16. Rc1 Qg5 (16... Bc7 17. g3 Qg4 18. Be2 $15) 17. Bd3 $11
    Nxe3 18. fxe3 Qxe3+ 19. Kf1 (19. Kh1 Bb3 $5 20. Qc5 Qxd3 21. Qxa5 Re2 $19)
    19... Bg4 (19... Qf4+ 20. Qf2 Qxh2 21. Bc3 $17) 20. Nc3 $15 Re6 21. Ne4 0-1
    
    [Event "Goleniow corr"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Chomicki, Henryk"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "71"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 Nc6 $15 6. Bb2 d5 7. c4
    Re8 8. a3 Ba5 9. Be2 Qe7 (9... Be6 10. Ng5 $15) 10. O-O (10. Qb3 dxc4 11. Bxc4
    Nd7 $11) 10... Bf5 (10... dxc4 11. Bxc4 Be6 12. Bb5 $11) 11. Qb3 $11 dxc4 12.
    Bxc4 Bb6 13. Qc3 (13. Qb5 Be6 $11) 13... Rad8 $15 14. d4 (14. Rc1 Be4 $15)
    14... Ne4 (14... Na5 15. Ba2 $15) 15. Qc1 $11 Be6 (15... Nd6 16. Bd5 $11) 16.
    Bb5 (16. Bxe6 Qxe6 17. Nc3 Nf6 $11) 16... Bd5 $15 17. Qd1 (17. Qc2 Ng5 18. Nfd2
    Nh3+ 19. Kh1 Qg5 $19) 17... Rd6 (17... Nd6 18. Bd3 $15) 18. Nc3 $11 Nxc3 19.
    Bxc3 Red8 (19... a6 20. Bd3 Qf6 21. Qc2 Bxf3 22. Bxh7+ Kf8 23. gxf3 $17) 20.
    Bd3 Rh6 (20... Rf6 21. Qe2 $11) 21. Re1 Be4 (21... Qe6 22. Rc1 $11) 22. a4 (22.
    Bxe4 Qxe4 23. Qb1 Qg4 $11) 22... Rd5 23. Bxe4 (23. Rc1 a6 $11) 23... Qxe4 24.
    Qb1 Qg4 25. e4 Rg6 (25... Rd8 26. a5 Rg6 27. g3 Qxf3 28. Re3 $11) 26. g3 Rh5 (
    26... Rd7 27. Kg2 Rf6 28. Qd3 $11) 27. Qd3 Rf6 28. Re3 Rd6 29. e5 (29. Rb1 Qg6
    $11) 29... Rd5 $15 {The pressure on the backward pawn d4 grows} 30. Rb1 a6 (
    30... Qe6 31. Rb5 $15) 31. Re4 (31. Qe4 Qxe4 32. Rxe4 Kf8 $11) 31... Qg6 (31...
    Qf5 32. Qe3 $15) 32. Rb2 h6 33. Qe2 Nd8 (33... Qe6 $142 $15) 34. Nh4 $16 Qh7 (
    34... Qc6 35. Qxh5 Qxc3 36. Rbe2 $14) 35. Re3 (35. e6 Nc6 36. exf7+ Kxf7 37.
    Rf4+ Rhf5 38. Qe4 (38. Rxf5+ $143 Rxf5 39. Qc2 g6 $18) (38. Nxf5 Rxf5 39. Qh5+
    Kf6 40. d5+ Bd4 41. dxc6 Rxf4 42. cxb7 Qf5 43. Bxd4+ Rxd4 44. Qxf5+ Kxf5 $18)
    38... Rxf4 39. Qxh7 $18) 35... g6 $2 (35... Rxh4 $142 36. gxh4 Qf5 $14) 36. Ng2
    $18 {Threatening g4} (36. Ng2 Ne6 37. g4 Nxd4 38. Bxd4 Bxd4 39. gxh5 Bxb2 40.
    Qxb2 Rd1+ 41. Ne1 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Antoszewski, Miroslaw"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "1965"]
    [BlackElo "2115"]
    [PlyCount "74"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. e3 Nc6 7. Bb2 Re8 8. a3
    Ba5 9. Be2 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Be6 (10... Ne4 11. O-O $11) 11. Bxe6 Rxe6 12. Qc2 Qd5
    (12... Ne4 13. O-O $11) 13. O-O Qh5 14. Nc3 (14. Rc1 Nd5 $11) 14... Ng4 15. h3
    Nge5 16. Nxe5 Nxe5 (16... Qxe5 $143 17. d4 Qg5 18. d5 $16) 17. d4 Ng6 (17...
    Nc4 18. Na4 b5 19. Nc5 $11) 18. Ne4 (18. d5 Re5 $11) 18... Qf5 19. f3 c6 (19...
    Qd5 20. Bc3 $11) 20. Qb3 (20. Rab1 Qd5 $11) 20... Bb6 21. Rf2 (21. Rad1 Rae8
    22. Kh2 Ne7 $15) 21... Rae8 22. Qb4 (22. Rc1 Rd8 $11) 22... Qd5 23. Bc1 (23.
    Rd1 Nh4 $11) 23... f5 $15 24. Nc3 Qd8 25. Ne2 R6e7 26. Rb1 Kh8 27. Qc4 (27. Rf1
    Qd7 $15) 27... Qd6 28. a4 Rd7 (28... c5 29. Ba3 Rxe3 30. dxc5 $15) 29. Bd2 (29.
    Rb3 Qf6 $15) 29... c5 (29... f4 30. exf4 Qf6 31. a5 Bxd4 32. Nxd4 Rxd4 33. Qc5
    Nxf4 34. Bxf4 Qxf4 35. Qxa7 $11) 30. a5 Bd8 (30... Bc7 31. f4 (31. Rxb7 $4 Qh2+
    32. Kf1 Qh1+ 33. Ng1 Bh2 $19) 31... b6 32. Qc2 $15) 31. Rb2 (31. Rd1 Be7 $11)
    31... b6 (31... f4 32. dxc5 (32. Qxc5 $2 Qxc5 33. dxc5 fxe3 34. Bxe3 Rxe3 $19)
    32... Qe5 33. Bc3 Qxe3 34. Qa4 $11) 32. Rc2 (32. Rf1 Bc7 33. f4 Qc6 $15) 32...
    Bf6 33. axb6 (33. dxc5 bxc5 34. Nc1 Rc8 $15) 33... axb6 (33... cxd4 $143 34.
    bxa7 (34. exd4 $143 axb6 35. Bb4 Qd5 $15) 34... Rxa7 35. Nxd4 $14) 34. Qb5 Red8
    35. Bc1 (35. Rb2 f4 36. exf4 cxd4 $15) 35... Ra7 36. Rf1 (36. Rb2 cxd4 37. exd4
    Ra1 $15) 36... cxd4 $17 37. Rc6 Qd7 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr SOK-96-114"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1996.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Grehl, Siegfried"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "37"]
    [EventDate "1996.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. Nf3 Re8 6. a3 Ba5 7. Bb2 d5 8. e3
    Nc6 9. Be2 Bg4 10. O-O Ne4 (10... dxc4 11. Bxc4 Qe7 12. h3 $11) 11. d3 $11 Ng5
    12. Nxg5 Bxe2 13. Nxf7 (13. Qxe2 Qxg5 14. cxd5 Qxd5 $11) 13... Bxd1 14. Nxd8
    Be2 (14... Raxd8 15. Rxd1 dxc4 16. d4 $11) 15. Nxc6 bxc6 16. Rc1 Rab8 (16...
    Bxd3 $5 17. cxd5 cxd5 $11) 17. Bc3 $14 Bxc3 (17... Bb6 $5 18. Bd2 Bxd3 $14) 18.
    Nxc3 $16 (18. Rxc3 $143 dxc4 19. dxc4 Red8 $14) 18... Bxd3 19. cxd5 (19. cxd5
    Bc4 20. dxc6 $16) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-91-76"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Kreuzer, Uwe"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "46"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 (1. e4 Nc6 $11) 1... e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. a3 Ba5 5. e3 Nc6
    6. Bb2 d5 7. Nf3 O-O 8. c4 (8. Be2 Bf5 $11) 8... Re8 9. Be2 Bg4 10. O-O dxc4
    11. Bxc4 Qe7 12. Be2 Rad8 13. d4 Ne4 14. Qc2 Bb6 (14... Qe6 15. Nc3 Nf6 16.
    Rfc1 $11) 15. Nc3 $11 Nxf2 (15... Bf5 $142 $5 16. Bd3 Ba5 $11) 16. Rxf2 $16 (
    16. Kxf2 $143 Qxe3+ 17. Ke1 Nxd4 $17) 16... Qxe3 17. Nd1 Qe7 18. Kh1 (18. Bd3
    $142 $16) 18... Bxf3 $15 19. gxf3 Nxd4 20. Qc3 Rd6 (20... Ne6 21. Rg2 Bd4 22.
    Qc1 $15) 21. Rg2 (21. Bc4 Qe1+ 22. Rf1 Qe5 $11) 21... Rg6 (21... Rc6 $5 22. Qd3
    Nxe2 23. Rxg7+ Kf8 24. Qxh7 Qe6 $17) 22. Rxg6 $11 hxg6 23. Bf1 Nf5 (23... Nf5
    24. Qb4 Qxb4 25. axb4 Nh4 $11) *
    
    [Event "corr 1AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Franek, Mieczyslaw"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "78"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 Re8 6. c4 Nc6 7. Bb2 d5 8. h3
    a6 9. Be2 dxc4 10. Bxc4 b5 11. Bb3 Na5 12. Bc2 (12. O-O Nxb3 13. axb3 Bf5 $17)
    12... Nc4 13. Bc3 Nd5 (13... Bxc3 14. dxc3 Be6 15. Qxd8 Raxd8 16. a4 $15) 14.
    Bxb4 Nxb4 15. d4 Rxe3+ 16. Kf1 $4 (16. fxe3 Nxe3) 16... Bb7 17. Nbd2 Nxc2 (
    17... Bxf3 18. Nxf3 Nd5 19. Bxh7+ Kh8 20. Bd3 $17) 18. Qxc2 Bxf3 19. Nxf3 Qd5
    20. Kg1 Re4 21. Ng5 Rh4 (21... Qxg5 $6 22. Qxe4 Rd8 23. Kh2 $11) 22. Nf3 Rh6
    23. Re1 Rg6 (23... Rc6 24. Qe4 Qd6 25. Qe8+ Rxe8 26. Rxe8+ Qf8 27. Rxf8+ Kxf8
    28. Kh2 $17) 24. Kh2 (24. Qe4 Qxe4 25. Rxe4 Re6 26. Rxe6 fxe6 $17) 24... Rd8
    $19 25. Re2 Qd6+ 26. g3 Qd5 (26... Rf6 27. Rhe1 Re6 28. Ng5 Rxe2 29. Qxh7+ Kf8
    30. Qh8+ Ke7 31. Qxg7 (31. Rxe2+ $6 Kd7 32. Qxd8+ Kxd8 33. Nxf7+ Kd7 34. Nxd6
    Kxd6 $18) 31... Qxg3+ 32. Kxg3 Rxe1 33. Qxf7+ Kd6 34. h4 $16) 27. Rhe1 {
    Do you see the mate threat?} Re6 28. Rxe6 fxe6 29. Qe4 Rf8 30. Kg2 Qxe4 31.
    Rxe4 Rxf3 32. Kxf3 Nd2+ 33. Ke3 Nxe4 34. Kxe4 Kf7 35. d5 $2 (35. f4 $5 $17)
    35... b4 (35... Ke7 36. f4 $19) 36. f4 (36. Ke5 exd5 37. Kxd5 Ke7 $19) 36... a5
    (36... Ke7 37. dxe6 Kxe6 38. f5+ Kd6 39. Kd4 $19) 37. Kd4 (37. Ke5 exd5 38.
    Kxd5 a4 $19) 37... exd5 38. Kxd5 a4 39. Kc4 c5 (39... c5 40. h4 Ke7 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 3GMM-13"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Seack, Ingo"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "36"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 $11 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. Nf3 Nc6 $17 7. Bb2
    Bg4 8. Qb3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 Ne4 10. Bd5 Nc5 11. Qc4 Be6 12. Bxe6 Nd3+ 13. Ke2 Nxb2
    14. Qb3 Qf6 (14... fxe6 15. Qxb2 Rb8 16. d4 $15) 15. d4 (15. Bd7 Rfb8 16. d4
    $18) 15... Qxe6 $17 16. Qxb2 Qc4+ (16... Rfb8 17. a3 Qc4+ 18. Kd1 $15) 17. Kd1
    $15 Qd3+ 18. Nbd2 Bc3 (18... Bc3 19. Qa3 Nb4 $17) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Hoszowski, Piotr"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "58"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bb2 O-O 6. e3 d5 7. c4 dxc4
    8. Bxc4 $15 Bg4 9. O-O Qe7 (9... Na5 10. Be2 $15) 10. d4 Rad8 11. Be2 (11. a3
    Bd6 $15) 11... Rfe8 (11... Nd5 12. Qc2 $15) 12. Qc2 (12. a3 Bd6 $11) 12... Bd6
    13. Nbd2 Bh5 (13... Nb4 14. Qb1 $15) 14. Nc4 $11 Bg6 15. Qb3 b6 (15... Be4 16.
    Nfe5 $11) 16. Rac1 (16. Nxd6 cxd6 (16... Rxd6 $2 17. Ba3 $18) 17. Bb5 Be4 $14)
    16... Nb8 (16... Be4 17. Nfe5 $14) 17. Nfe5 (17. Nxd6 cxd6 18. Bb5 Rf8 $14)
    17... Bxe5 (17... Be4 18. Qa4 $11) 18. Nxe5 Rc8 (18... Be4 19. Bb5 c6 20. Bxc6
    Nxc6 21. Nxc6 Bxc6 22. Rxc6 $16) 19. Ba3 (19. Bb5 Red8 $16) 19... c5 20. Nxg6
    hxg6 21. Bd3 (21. Rfd1 Nbd7 $16) 21... g5 (21... Nbd7 22. Bxg6 Ne4 23. Bxe4
    Qxe4 24. Rfd1 $16) 22. dxc5 bxc5 23. Rfd1 Nbd7 24. Qb5 Qe5 25. Bb2 Qb8 (25...
    Qc7 26. Bf5 Rb8 27. Qe2 $16 (27. Bxd7 $143 Rxb5 28. Bxf6 Rb6 $17)) 26. Qxb8 (
    26. Bxf6 $5 Nxf6 27. Qxb8 Rxb8 28. Rxc5 Red8 $16) 26... Nxb8 $16 27. Ba3 (27.
    Kf1 Nbd7 $16) 27... Nbd7 $14 28. Ba6 (28. Kf1 Kf8 $14) 28... Rc7 29. Rxc5 $4 (
    29. Bb2 $142 $14) 29... Nxc5 $19 (29... Rxc5 $6 30. Bxc5 Nxc5 31. Bc4 $19) *
    
    [Event "corr T PAT-25"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Klos, Zbigniew"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "29"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 $11 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 Nc6 $15 6. Bb2 d5 7.
    c4 dxc4 8. Bxc4 Bg4 9. O-O $15 Qd6 10. Be2 (10. a3 Bc5 $15) 10... Rad8 (10...
    Rfe8 11. a3 Ba5 12. d4 $15) 11. d4 (11. a3 Bc5 $15) 11... Ne4 12. Qc2 Rfe8 13.
    Nc3 Bxc3 (13... Bf5 14. Bd3 Qe7 15. a3 $11) 14. Bxc3 $11 Qg6 (14... Nxc3 15.
    Qxc3 Be6 16. Rab1 $11) 15. Nh4 (15. Rab1 $5 Bh3 16. Nh4 $14) *
    
    [Event "corr Poland-Iceland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Hardarson, G K."]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "53"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nf3 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. c4 Nbd7 7. Bb2 (7.
    Bd4 c5 8. Bc3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 Nb6 10. Bxb4 cxb4 $15) 7... Nb6 8. cxd5 Nbxd5 (8...
    Nfxd5 9. Qc2 $15) 9. Be2 Re8 10. O-O c6 (10... Bd6 11. Nc3 $15) 11. Qc2 Ne4 (
    11... Bd6 12. Nc3 $15) 12. d3 $11 Nef6 13. Nbd2 (13. Nc3 Bxc3 14. Bxc3 Nxc3 15.
    Qxc3 Nd5 $11) 13... Nf4 14. Nc4 (14. Rae1 Nxe2+ 15. Rxe2 Qe7 $11) 14... Nxe2+
    $15 15. Qxe2 Be6 (15... Bg4 16. a3 Be7 17. Nce5 $11) 16. Nce5 (16. Rab1 Nd5 17.
    a3 Bc5 $11) 16... Qa5 (16... Bd6 17. Rfc1 $15) 17. Rfc1 Nd5 (17... Rad8 18. Qc2
    $11) 18. a3 {White gets the initiative} Bf8 (18... Be7 19. Nd4 Bf6 20. Nxe6
    Rxe6 21. Nd7 $11) 19. e4 (19. Ng5 Nf6 $11) 19... Nc7 (19... Nf6 20. Bc3 Qa6 21.
    Ng5 $11) 20. d4 (20. Ng5 f6 21. Nxe6 Nxe6 $11) 20... Rad8 (20... f6 21. Bc3 Qb5
    22. Nd3 $15) 21. Ng5 $11 Bd6 $4 (21... f6 $142 22. Nxe6 Nxe6 $11) 22. Qh5 $18 (
    22. Nxe6 $6 Nxe6 23. Rab1 Bxe5 (23... Bxa3 $143 24. Nc4 Qa6 25. Bxa3 $16) 24.
    dxe5 Nf4 $15) 22... h6 (22... Qd2 23. d5 $1 Qxb2 24. dxe6 Nxe6 25. Qxf7+ Kh8
    26. Ng6+ hxg6 27. Nxe6 Rc8 $14) 23. Ngxf7 Bxf7 (23... Bxe5 24. Nxd8 (24. Qxe5
    $6 Qxe5 25. Nxe5 Nb5 $16) (24. Nxe5 $6 Qb6 25. Bc3 Nb5 $16) 24... Bxh2+ 25.
    Qxh2 Rxd8 26. Bc3 $18) 24. Qxf7+ Kh8 (24... Kh7 25. Nc4 Qg5 26. Nxd6 $18) 25.
    Ng6+ (25. Nc4 $142 Qg5 26. Nxd6 Rxd6 27. Qxc7 Rg6 $18) 25... Kh7 26. d5 $1 Rg8
    (26... Nxd5 27. Qxg7#) 27. Qf5 (27. Qf5 Rgf8 28. Nxf8+ Kg8 29. Ne6 Nxe6 30.
    Qxe6+ Kh7 31. dxc6 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr ICCF EU/M/GT/252 (year?)"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "????.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Siigur, J."]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "30"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. Bb2 Nc5 8.
    Nd4 Bg4 (8... Ng4 9. Be2 (9. Bc3 Bxc3 (9... a5 10. f3 (10. h3 Ne5 11. cxd5 Qxd5
    12. Qc2 Re8 $15 {-0.63/8}) (10. Be2) (10. cxd5) 10... Ne5 11. cxd5 Qxd5 12. Qc2
    Bd7 $15 {-0.47/8}) 10. Nxc3 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Ne5 12. d3 Qg5 $17 {-0.84/8}) (9. h3
    Ne5 10. Qc2 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Nxc4 12. Qxc4 Qg5 $17 {-0.75/8}) 9... Ne5 (9... dxc4
    10. Bxc4 Ne4 11. Qc2 Nxe3 12. fxe3 Qh4+ $15 {-0.41/9}) 10. Qc2 (10. O-O Nxc4
    11. Bxc4 dxc4 12. Na3 Qd5 $17 {-0.75/9}) 10... Qg5 11. g3 Nxc4 12. Bxc4 dxc4
    $17 {-0.72/8}) (8... Ne6 9. a3 (9. Qb3) (9. Qc2) (9. Qf3) (9. cxd5) 9... Bc5
    10. Nxe6 (10. Nf3) (10. Nc2) (10. Nb3) (10. Nf5) 10... Bxe6 11. d4 Bd6 12. c5
    Be7 $11 {-0.09/10}) (8... Nce4 9. f3 (9. Qb3) 9... Ng5 (9... Nc5 10. Be2 (10.
    a3) (10. Nc3) 10... Bd7 11. Nc2 Ba5 12. O-O dxc4 $15 {-0.31/9}) 10. Qb3 (10.
    Be2) (10. Bd3) (10. Kf2) (10. Qc2) 10... a5 11. Nc2 Be7 12. Nc3 dxc4 $15 {
    -0.34/9}) 9. Qc2 (9. f3 Bh5 (9... Be6 10. a3 (10. Qc2 Qe7 11. a3 Ba5 12. Nxe6
    fxe6 $11 {-0.16/8}) (10. Nxe6 Nxe6 11. Qb3 Bd6 12. d4 c6 $15 {-0.28/8}) (10.
    cxd5 Bxd5 11. a3 Ba5 12. Qc2 Ncd7 $11 {-0.22/9}) (10. Qc1 Re8 11. cxd5 Qxd5 12.
    Nc2 Ba5 $11 {-0.16/9}) 10... Ba5 11. Qc2 Qe7 12. Nxe6 fxe6 $11 {-0.16/8}) (9...
    Bc8 10. Nc2 (10. a3 Ba5 11. Qc2 Re8 12. cxd5 Qxd5 $11 {-0.13/8}) (10. Nc3 Re8
    11. a3 Ba5 12. Kf2 dxc4 $15 {-0.44/8}) (10. Be2 Bd7 11. Nc2 Na4 12. Bxf6 Qxf6
    $15 {-0.41/8}) (10. Qc2 Ne6 11. a3 Be7 12. Nf5 Re8 $11 {-0.13/8}) 10... Ba5 11.
    Ba3 Qe7 12. Kf2 dxc4 $11 {0.00/7}) (9... Bd7 10. Bc3 (10. Nc3 Bxc3 11. Bxc3 Na4
    12. Rc1 c5 $15 {-0.53/8}) (10. a3 Ba5 11. Nc3 Bxc3 12. Bxc3 Na4 $15 {-0.50/9})
    (10. Nc2 Na4 11. Nxb4 Nxb2 12. Qb3 Nxc4 $15 {-0.59/10}) (10. Be2 Na4 11. Qb3 c5
    12. cxd5 Nxb2 $17 {-0.75/8}) (10. Qc2 Na4 11. Nc3 Bxc3 12. Bxc3 Re8 $17 {
    -0.72/8}) (10. Kf2 Na4 11. Qb3 c5 12. cxd5 Nxb2 $17 {-0.75/8}) (10. a4 Qe8 11.
    Nc2 Bxa4 12. Bxf6 gxf6 $17 {-0.94/8}) (10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Nc3 Bxc3 12. Bxc3 Re8
    $17 {-0.84/8}) 10... a5 11. a3 Bxc3 12. Nxc3 Re8 $15 {-0.41/9}) 10. a3 (10. Be2
    Bg6 11. a3 Ba5 12. Nb3 Nxb3 $15 {-0.50/8}) (10. Nc2 Ba5 11. Be2 Bg6 12. Ba3 Qe7
    $15 {-0.69/8}) (10. Nc3 Nfe4 11. Qe2 Re8 12. cxd5 Qh4+ $15 {-0.69/8}) 10... Ba5
    11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. Qc2 Bb6 $15 {-0.41/8}) 9... Re8 (9... Ne6 10. f3 (10. cxd5
    Nxd5 11. a3 Bd6 12. h3 Nxd4 $11 {-0.25/8}) (10. h3 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Be6 12. c5 b6
    $11 {-0.22/9}) (10. a3) (10. Nb3) (10. Bd3) (10. Qb3) 10... Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Bc8
    12. cxd5 Nxd5 $11 {-0.16/9}) (9... Ncd7 10. cxd5 (10. f3) (10. Nf5) (10. h3) (
    10. a3) 10... Nxd5 11. Nc3 Bxc3 12. dxc3 c5 $11 {-0.03/9}) (9... Bh5 10. cxd5 (
    10. Nf5 Bg6 11. cxd5 Nce4 12. Qb3 Bxf5 $15 {-0.28/8}) (10. a3 Bg6 11. Nf5 Ba5
    12. cxd5 Nfe4 $15 {-0.50/8}) 10... Bg6 11. Qc4 Qe7 12. Bc3 Bxc3 $14 {0.31/8}) (
    9... a6 10. a3 (10. cxd5) (10. f3) (10. Nc3) 10... Ba5 11. f3 Bc8 12. cxd5 Qxd5
    $11 {-0.03/10}) (9... c6 10. a3 (10. cxd5) (10. f3) 10... Ba5 11. f3 Bc8 12.
    cxd5 Qxd5 $11 {-0.03/10}) (9... Rb8 10. a3 (10. cxd5) (10. f3) (10. Nb5) (10.
    Nc3) 10... Ba5 11. f3 Bc8 12. cxd5 Qxd5 $11 {-0.03/9}) 10. a3 (10. cxd5 Qxd5
    11. a3 Ba5 12. f3 Bd7 $15 {-0.38/8}) 10... Ba5 11. cxd5 Qxd5 12. Qc4 (12. f3
    Bd7 13. Bc4 Qh5 $15) 12... Qg5 (12... Qd6 13. Qc2 $15) 13. Be2 (13. Nb3 $5 Nxb3
    14. Qxb3 $15) 13... Bxe2 $17 14. Nxe2 Nfe4 15. O-O Bxd2 (15... Bxd2 16. h4 Qd8
    $15) (15... Nxd2 $143 16. Nxd2 Bxd2 17. h4 $14) *
    
    [Event "corr 1AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Pilczuk, Andrzej"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "64"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. e3 c5 7. a3 $11 Ba5
    8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Qc2 Qe7 10. Bc4 (10. Bd3 f5 $11) 10... Be6 11. O-O (11. e4 Nf6
    12. Bxe6 fxe6 $11) 11... Nd7 12. Bg3 h6 (12... N7b6 13. Bd3 f5 14. Rc1 $11) 13.
    d3 N7f6 14. Nbd2 Bxd2 (14... Rad8 15. Rac1 $11) 15. Nxd2 Rac8 (15... Nb6 16.
    Bb3 $11) 16. Rab1 $14 Nh5 17. Qb3 (17. Be5 $142 $5 $14) 17... Nxg3 $15 18. hxg3
    Nb6 19. Bxe6 Qxe6 (19... fxe6 20. Nc4 Nxc4 21. dxc4 $15) 20. Qxe6 $11 fxe6 21.
    Rfc1 Rfd8 22. Rb3 Rc7 23. Ne4 Nd7 24. d4 (24. Nd6 b6 $11) 24... c4 25. Rb4 Nb6
    26. Kf1 Rd5 27. Nc5 (27. Ke2 Kf7 $11) 27... Rh5 (27... e5 $5 $15) 28. Ke2 $11
    e5 29. Nb3 Re7 30. Rxb6 cxb3 31. Rxb3 exd4 32. Rc4 dxe3 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr SOK-91-75"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Zimmer, Georg"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "44"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. c4 Re8 6. Nf3 $15 d5 7. Nc3 Be6 (
    7... dxc4 8. Bxc4 Nc6 9. Rb1 $15) 8. Qb3 (8. Bxf6 Qxf6 (8... gxf6 $143 9. Nxd5
    Bxd5 10. cxd5 $14) 9. Nxd5 Bxd5 10. cxd5 c6 $11) 8... Nc6 $15 9. cxd5 (9. Bxf6
    Qxf6 10. cxd5 Bxd5 11. Qxd5 Bxc3 $11) 9... Nxd5 $17 10. Bc4 $4 (10. Nxd5 Nxe5
    11. Nxe5 Qxd5 12. Qxb4 Qxe5 13. Rc1 $11) 10... Na5 $19 (10... Nxe5 $6 11. Nxe5
    Nxc3 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. dxc3 $15) 11. Bxd5 Nxb3 12. Bxb3 Qd3 13. Bxe6 Rxe6 14.
    Bxc7 (14. Rc1 Bd6 15. Bxd6 Rxd6 16. Ne2 $19) 14... Bxc3 15. dxc3 (15. Rc1 Bb2
    16. Rd1 Ra6 $19) 15... Qxc3+ 16. Ke2 Qxc7 17. Rhc1 Rc6 18. Rxc6 Qxc6 19. Rd1 (
    19. Rb1 Qc2+ 20. Nd2 Rd8 $19) 19... Qa6+ (19... Qc4+ 20. Ke1 Qxa2 21. Rd7 $19)
    20. Ke1 Qxa2 21. Rd2 Qa5 22. Ke2 Rd8 (22... Rd8 23. Nd4 Qh5+ 24. Nf3 Qb5+ 25.
    Ke1 Rxd2 26. Nxd2 a5 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr SOK-94-102"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Borrmann, Fritz"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "31"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. Nf3 Re8 7. Bb2 c5 8.
    cxd5 Nxd5 9. Bb5 (9. a3 Ba5 $11) 9... Re6 (9... Bd7 10. Bxd7 Nxd7 11. a3 $15)
    10. O-O (10. a3 Ba5 $11) 10... Nc6 (10... a6 11. Bd3 b6 12. Qc2 $11) 11. d4 Rh6
    (11... Qd6 $142 $5 $11) 12. a3 $16 Ba5 13. dxc5 Bg4 (13... Be6 14. Qa4 a6 15.
    Bxc6 bxc6 16. Rd1 $18 (16. Qxc6 $2 Bg4 17. Qxh6 gxh6 $19)) 14. Bxc6 bxc6 (14...
    Bxf3 15. Qxf3 (15. gxf3 Qg5+ 16. Kh1 Nf4 17. exf4 Qh4 18. Qd8+ Rxd8 19. h3
    Qxh3+ 20. Kg1 Qh2#) 15... bxc6 16. h3 $16) 15. Qd4 {Threatening mate... how?}
    Qf8 $4 (15... Qf6 $142 $16) 16. Qxg4 $18 (16. Qxg4 Rg6 17. Qc4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr or01-004 E-mail"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Luzuriaga, Norberto Horacio"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "106"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 (1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 $14) 1... e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 (4.
    c3 d6 5. Bxf6 Qxf6 6. Qa4+ Nc6 $11) 4... O-O 5. e3 (5. Nc3 Ng4 6. Bd4 Nc6 $17)
    5... d5 (5... d6 6. Bb2 $17) 6. Nf3 (6. Qf3 Nbd7 7. Bd4 c5 $15) 6... Be7 (6...
    Nc6 7. a3 Nxe5 8. Nxe5 $17) 7. Nc3 Nbd7 8. Bg3 dxc4 (8... Nb6 9. cxd5 Nbxd5 10.
    Nxd5 Nxd5 11. e4 $15) 9. Bxc4 c6 (9... Nb6 10. Be2 $15) 10. O-O (10. d4 Nb6 11.
    Bd3 Bb4 $19) 10... Qa5 (10... Nh5 11. d4 $11) 11. Nd4 (11. Qc2 Nb6 12. Bb3 Bg4
    $11) 11... Nb6 12. Bd3 Nbd5 (12... Rd8 13. Qc2 $11) 13. Nxd5 Qxd5 14. Qc2 Re8
    15. Rab1 Bd8 (15... Bc5 16. Bc4 Qh5 17. Qc3 $11) 16. Bc4 Qa5 (16... Qd7 17. d3
    $11) 17. Qb3 (17. d3 Bb6 $14) 17... Qh5 $11 18. f3 (18. Be2 Qg6 $11) 18... a6 (
    18... Bb6 19. Qc3 $11) 19. a4 (19. Be2 Be7 $11) 19... b5 20. axb5 cxb5 21. Bd3
    (21. Be2 Bb6 22. Qc3 Qd5 $15) 21... Bb6 $11 22. Ne2 (22. Qc3 Qd5 $15) 22... Qd5
    23. Qc2 Qc5 24. Qxc5 (24. Qb2 Rd8 25. Nf4 Qg5 $15) 24... Bxc5 25. Rfc1 Rd8 26.
    Rxc5 (26. Bxb5 Ba3 27. Bc6 Bxc1 28. Bxa8 Bxd2 $11) 26... Rxd3 $15 27. Rc2 Be6 (
    27... Bf5 28. e4 Rc8 29. Nc3 $15) 28. Bh4 (28. Nf4 Bb3 29. Rcc1 Bc4 30. Nxd3
    Bxd3 $16) 28... Ne8 (28... Nd5 29. Nc1 Bf5 30. e4 $16) 29. Nf4 Rd7 (29... Rb3
    30. Rxb3 Bxb3 31. Rb2 $11) 30. Nxe6 $11 fxe6 31. d4 Nd6 32. Kf2 Nc4 33. Ra2 Rb7
    34. Ke2 a5 {Black prepares b4} 35. e4 b4 (35... a4 36. Kd3 $15) 36. Kd3 $11 Rc8
    37. Rb3 (37. Bg3 Rb6 $11) 37... Na3 (37... Kf7 38. Bg3 $11) 38. Be1 (38. Rab2
    Rbc7 39. Bg3 Rc3+ 40. Rxc3 Rxc3+ (40... bxc3 $6 41. Ra2 c2 42. Bf4 $11) 41. Ke2
    Nc4 $19) 38... Ra7 (38... Rd7 39. Bf2 $11) 39. f4 (39. Bf2 Kf7 $11) 39... Raa8
    (39... Rac7 40. Raxa3 bxa3 41. Rxa3 $11) 40. g4 Nb5 41. Bf2 (41. Ra4 Rd8 42.
    Bf2 Nc3 $11) 41... g6 (41... Nc3 42. Ra1 $15) 42. Rab2 (42. g5 Nc3 43. Ra1 Kf7
    $11) 42... Rc1 (42... Kf7 43. h4 $11) 43. Be3 Rd1+ (43... Rc3+ 44. Rxc3 Nxc3
    45. h4 $11) 44. Rd2 Ra1 (44... Rxd2+ 45. Bxd2 Kf7 46. g5 $11) 45. Rc2 (45. d5
    exd5 46. exd5 Rd8 $15) 45... Rd8 (45... Kf7 46. g5 $11) 46. Rd2 Kf7 47. Bf2 (
    47. g5 Rc1 $11) 47... Nc3 $15 48. Bg3 Rc8 49. f5 (49. Ke3 Rc1 $15) 49... exf5
    50. exf5 Nd5 51. fxg6+ (51. Rdb2 $5 $15) 51... Kxg6 $17 52. Ke4 (52. Rc2 Rxc2
    53. Kxc2 a4 $19) 52... a4 53. Rbd3 (53. Kxd5 axb3 54. Rb2 Rd8+ 55. Ke4 Rd1 $17)
    53... Nc3+ $19 (53... Nc3+ 54. Ke5 Re8+ 55. Kd6 Ne4+ 56. Kd7 Ra8 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 3GMM-25"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1996.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Heyn, Wolfgang"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "79"]
    [EventDate "1996.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. Nf3 Be7 7. Qc2 Bg4 (7...
    Nc6 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Bc4 $15) 8. Be2 (8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Qb2 Bxf3 10. gxf3 Bf6 $11)
    8... Nc6 9. Bb2 (9. Bxf6 Bxf6 (9... gxf6 $143 10. cxd5 Qxd5 11. Nc3 $14) 10. d4
    dxc4 $15) 9... Nb4 10. Qb3 Bxf3 11. gxf3 c6 (11... a5 12. c5 $15) 12. d3 (12.
    c5 Bxc5 13. a3 Na6 14. Qxb7 Rb8 15. Qxc6 Rxb2 16. Qxa6 d4 $15) 12... dxc4 13.
    Qxc4 Qd5 (13... Qd6 14. Nd2 $15) 14. Qxd5 $11 cxd5 15. Kd2 (15. Kd1 Rac8 16. a3
    Nc6 $11) 15... Rac8 16. Na3 Rc7 17. Bd1 (17. Rhb1 Rfc8 $11) 17... Rfc8 $15 18.
    Bb3 h6 (18... a6 19. Rhc1 $15) 19. Rac1 $11 Rxc1 20. Rxc1 Rxc1 21. Bxc1 Nc6 (
    21... Nd7 22. Nc2 Nc5 23. Ba3 Nbxd3 24. Bxd5 $11) 22. Nb5 (22. Bb2 Na5 $11)
    22... a6 23. Nc3 {Attacks the isolani on d5} Bb4 24. Kc2 (24. a3 Bxc3+ 25. Kxc3
    Ne5 $11) 24... d4 25. Nd5 (25. Ne2 $11) 25... Be1 (25... Nxd5 $5 26. Bxd5 Bd6
    27. Bxc6 bxc6 $15) 26. Nxf6+ $14 gxf6 27. e4 (27. exd4 $5 Bxf2 28. Kd1 $14)
    27... Kg7 $11 28. Kd1 Bxf2 29. Ke2 Bg1 30. Bf4 f5 31. h3 Ne7 (31... fxe4 32.
    fxe4 Ne7 33. Kf1 $11) 32. Bd6 (32. Be5+ Kg6 $11) 32... Nc8 33. Bc7 (33. Be5+ f6
    34. Bf4 Ne7 $11) 33... fxe4 $15 34. dxe4 (34. fxe4 Ne7 $11) 34... Ne7 35. Kd3
    Kg6 (35... Nc6 36. f4 $15) 36. Bd6 Nc6 37. Bd5 Be3 38. a4 f6 39. Bxc6 (39. f4
    Kh5 $15) 39... bxc6 40. Bc5 {The pawn on d4 gets attacked} 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr ch POL"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kwolek, D."]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "46"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. Nf3 Be7 7. Be2 c5 8.
    cxd5 Nxd5 9. O-O Nc6 10. Bb2 Bf6 11. Bxf6 Qxf6 12. Na3 Rd8 13. Qa4 Be6 14. Qb5
    Qe7 {Black terminates the opponent with strong threats} 15. Nc2 (15. Rfc1 $5
    $11) 15... a6 16. Qb2 b5 17. d4 c4 18. a4 c3 19. Qc1 b4 20. Rb1 b3 21. Nce1 (
    21. Rxb3 Nf4 $1 22. exf4 Bxb3 $19) 21... b2 22. Qc2 Ncb4 23. Qb3 (23. Qd1 Bf5
    24. Bd3 Nxe3 $19) 23... Bf5 (23... Bf5 24. Rxb2 cxb2 25. Qxb2 Rab8 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr ICCF EU-ch GT242"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1985.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Tiunkov, EV."]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "78"]
    [EventDate "1985.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 d5 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 Be7 7. O-O $11 c5
    8. c4 Nc6 $15 9. Bb2 Be6 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Na3 (11. Nc3 Re8 $15) 11... Ndb4 (
    11... a6 12. Nc2 $15) 12. Bc4 (12. Qb1 Qd5 $15) 12... Bxc4 (12... Nd3 13. Rb1
    $15) 13. Nxc4 Nd3 (13... b5 14. Nce5 $15) 14. Bc3 b5 15. Nce5 Ncxe5 16. Nxe5
    Nxe5 17. Bxe5 Qd5 18. Bb2 (18. d4 Rac8 $15) 18... f5 19. Qc2 Rfd8 {
    Attacks the backward pawn on d2} (19... Rad8 20. Rfd1 $15) 20. Rfd1 (20. d4 c4
    $15) 20... Qd3 21. Rac1 a5 (21... Rd7 22. Be5 $15) 22. Qc3 (22. Be5 Rd5 23.
    Qxd3 Rxd3 $15) 22... Qxc3 $17 23. Rxc3 b4 (23... Rd5 24. Kf1 $17) 24. Rc4 $15
    Rd3 25. Kf1 Rad8 26. Ke2 Kf7 27. h3 R3d5 (27... g6 28. g4 $15) 28. d3 Bf6 (
    28... a4 29. g4 $11) 29. Bxf6 Kxf6 30. Rd2 Ke6 (30... g5 31. g4 $11) 31. f3 (
    31. g4 Ke7 $11) 31... R8d7 (31... g5 32. g4 $11) 32. e4 fxe4 33. fxe4 Rg5 34.
    g4 Rd4 (34... h5 35. Kf3 $11) 35. Ke3 (35. Rxd4 cxd4 36. Rc2 h5 $11) 35... Rxc4
    $11 36. dxc4 Rg6 37. Kf4 (37. Rd5 $142 $5 Rh6 38. Rxc5 Rxh3+ 39. Kd4 $11) 37...
    Rf6+ $17 38. Kg3 (38. Ke3 $142 Rh6 39. Rd5 Rxh3+ 40. Kf4 $17) 38... Rf7 (38...
    Ke5 $142 $5 39. Rd5+ Kxe4 40. Rxc5 Rf3+ 41. Kh4 Ra3 $19) 39. Rd8 (39. Rd5 $142
    $5 Rc7 40. Kf2 $11) 39... a4 (39... a4 40. Re8+ Re7 $17) (39... Ke5 40. Re8+
    Kd4 41. e5 Kxc4 42. e6 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr SOK-91-75"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Garcia"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "20"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. Nc3 Nc6
    6. Nf3 $146 (6. Bf4 Bxc3 7. dxc3 Ne4 8. e3 Qf6 9. Rc1 d6 10. f3 Nc5 11. Qd5 Be6
    12. Qh5 Na5 (12... h6 13. Nh3 Rfe8 14. Be2 Bxh3 15. Qxh3 Nd3+ 16. Bxd3 Qxf4 17.
    Rd1 Rxe3+ 18. Kf2 Ne5 19. Bf5 Rxc3 20. Rhe1 Qxc4 21. Rd2 Qc5+ 22. Kg3 g6 23.
    Bc8 Nxf3 24. gxf3 Qg5+ 25. Kf2 Qxd2+ {0-1 Crafty 19.01-Fritz 8}) 13. Nh3 Bxc4
    14. Bxc4 Nxc4 15. Qd5 Nb6 16. Qd2 Rfe8 17. O-O Qe6 18. Ng5 Qg6 19. Nh3 Nc4 20.
    Qd4 b5 {Crafty 19.01-Fritz 8/1-0 (64)}) (6. Bg3 d5 7. Nxd5 Nxd5 8. cxd5 Qxd5 9.
    Nf3 Bg4 10. e3 Bxf3 11. gxf3 Rad8 12. Be2 Qh5 13. O-O Rxd2 14. Qb3 Rxe2 15. a3
    Bd6 16. Qxb7 Bxg3 17. hxg3 Ne5 18. Kg2 c6 19. g4 Qh4 20. Rae1 Rxe1 {
    alaamattar (2220)-davidov (2115)/net-chess.com 2009/0-1}) (6. Bxf6 $5 Qxf6 7.
    Nd5 $15) 6... Nxe5 $17 7. Nxe5 Bxc3 8. dxc3 Re8 9. Nd3 Ne4 10. Qc1 Qf6 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1967.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Chelminiak"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "54"]
    [EventDate "1967.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Bb2 d5 7. cxd5 Qxd5 8.
    Bxf6 gxf6 9. e3 Bg4 10. Be2 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 (11. gxf3 $143 Qe5 12. Nc3 (12. Rg1+
    Kh8 13. Nc3 Bxc3 14. dxc3 Qxc3+ 15. Kf1 $15 {-0.62/11}) 12... Bxc3 13. dxc3
    Qxc3+ 14. Kf1 Rfd8 $15 15. Rg1+ $15 {-0.62/10}) 11... Qe5 12. Nc3 (12. Bxc6
    bxc6 (12... Qxa1 $143 13. Bxb7 f5 (13... Bd6 14. Bxa8 Rxa8 15. Nc3 $18) 14.
    Bxa8 Rxa8 15. Qb3 $18 {1.53/10}) 13. Qg4+ Kh8 $11 14. Qd4 Qxd4 15. exd4 $11 {
    0.09/10}) 12... Bxc3 $15 13. dxc3 Qxc3+ 14. Kf1 Rad8 (14... Rfd8 15. Qc1 $15 {
    -0.53/10}) 15. Qc1 Qxc1+ 16. Rxc1 Rd2 17. Bxc6 bxc6 18. g3 Rb8 19. Kg2 Rbb2 20.
    Rhf1 (20. Rxc6 $143 Rxf2+ 21. Kh3 Rxa2 22. Rxc7 a5 $19) 20... Rdc2 (20... Rxa2
    $5 21. Rxc6 a5 $15) 21. a3 $14 f5 22. Kf3 Kg7 23. h3 c5 24. Rxc2 Rxc2 25. Rb1
    Rc3 26. a4 Ra3 27. Rc1 Rxa4 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr S-PL"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1986.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Ferm, Sven"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "46"]
    [EventDate "1986.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Bb2 d5 7. cxd5 Qxd5 8.
    Bxf6 gxf6 9. e3 Bg4 10. Be2 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 (11. gxf3 $143 Qe5 12. Nc3 Bxc3 13.
    dxc3 Qxc3+ 14. Kf1 Rfd8 $15) 11... Qe5 12. Nc3 (12. Bxc6 bxc6 (12... Qxa1 $2
    13. Bxb7 Bd6 14. Bxa8 Rxa8 15. Nc3 $18) 13. Qg4+ Kh8 $11) 12... Bxc3 $15 13.
    dxc3 Qxc3+ {Black creates threats along the open d-file} 14. Kf1 Rad8 15. Qc1
    Qd3+ 16. Kg1 Rd6 17. h3 (17. h4 Rfd8 18. Rh3 Kh8 19. Qb2 Qa6 $11 {-0.19/10})
    17... Rfd8 18. Kh2 Qf5 19. Rd1 (19. Rb1 $142 $5 $11 Qe5+ $11 {-0.09/9}) 19...
    Rxd1 $17 20. Bxd1 Qxf2 21. Bf3 Ne5 22. Bxb7 Rd2 (22... c6 23. Qf1 (23. Bxc6 $2
    Rc8 $19 (23... Nxc6 $6 24. Qxc6 Qxe3 25. Qxf6 $11)) 23... Qxf1 24. Rxf1 $17)
    23. Qxc7 $15 Qxe3 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr 3GMM-13"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Milligan, Bernard"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "60"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 Nc6 5. Bb2 O-O $17 6. e3 Re8 7. Nf3 d5
    8. cxd5 Nxd5 $17 9. Bc4 Rxe3+ $4 (9... Nb6 $142 10. Bb5 Bd7 $15) 10. fxe3 $16
    Nxe3 11. Bxf7+ (11. Qb3 $142 Nxc4 12. Qxc4 $18) 11... Kh8 $4 (11... Kxf7 $142
    12. Qb3+ Nd5 $14) 12. Qc1 (12. Qb3 $5 Nxg2+ 13. Kd1 Bf5 $18) 12... Nxg2+ 13.
    Kf2 Qe7 (13... Nf4 14. Qc2 $18) 14. Qc4 (14. Bd5 Nf4 15. Qc4 Nxd5 16. Qxd5 Be6
    $18) 14... Na5 15. Qd5 (15. Qd4 Bc5 16. Qxc5 Qxc5+ 17. Kxg2 Qf5 $17) 15... Nf4
    16. Bxg7+ (16. Qb5 $142 $18) 16... Kxg7 $14 17. Qd4+ (17. Rg1+ Kh6 18. Qb5 Nh3+
    19. Kg2 Qxf7 20. Qxb4 Qg7+ 21. Kf1 Nxg1 22. Qh4+ Kg6 23. Qg3+ Kf7 24. Qxc7+ Kg8
    25. Qxg7+ Kxg7 26. Kxg1 Nc4 $11) 17... Qf6 18. Rg1+ (18. Qxf6+ Kxf6 19. Ke3 Bd6
    $17) 18... Kxf7 $15 19. Ng5+ Ke7 20. Qxb4+ Kd8 (20... Ke8 21. Re1+ Ne6+ 22. Nf3
    Qxa1 $11) 21. Qxa5 $2 (21. Nf7+ Qxf7 22. Qd4+ Nd5+ 23. Ke1 Qe8+ 24. Kd1 Qh5+
    25. Kc1 $19) 21... Nh3+ $19 (21... Qxa1 $6 22. Nf7+ Ke8 23. Ke3 $17) 22. Ke3
    Qe7+ (22... Qf4+ 23. Kd3 Bf5+ 24. Kc3 Nxg1 (24... Nxg5 $6 25. Qd5+ Ke7 26. Qxb7
    Qe5+ 27. Kb3 $11) 25. Qd5+ Ke7 26. Qc5+ Kf6 27. Nxh7+ Kg7 28. Qxg1+ Kxh7 $15)
    23. Ne4 $16 Nxg1 24. Nbc3 $4 (24. Qd5+ $142 Bd7 25. Qg8+ Qe8 26. Qxg1 $18)
    24... Nh3 $17 25. Nd5 (25. Qd5+ Ke8 $17) 25... Qg7 (25... Qe5 26. Rc1 b6 27.
    Qb5 $19) 26. Rc1 b6 27. Nxb6 $4 (27. Qc3 Qh6+ 28. Kd3 Ba6+ 29. Kc2 $11) 27...
    Qh6+ $19 28. Kd3 (28. Kd4 Qxb6+ 29. Qxb6 axb6 $19 (29... cxb6 $6 30. Ke5 $19))
    28... Nf4+ 29. Ke3 Nd5+ (29... cxb6 30. Qg5+ Qxg5 31. Nxg5 Nd5+ 32. Kd4 $19)
    30. Kd4 Qxb6+ (30... Qxb6+ 31. Qxb6 Nxb6 $19 (31... cxb6 $143 32. Kxd5 Bb7+ 33.
    Ke5 $14) (31... axb6 $6 32. Kxd5 Bb7+ 33. Ke5 $19)) (30... Nxb6 $5 31. Qe5 c6
    32. Qd6+ Qxd6+ 33. Nxd6 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr SOK-90-57"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Bothe, Erhard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "37"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Be2 Re8 7. O-O $11 Nc6
    8. Bb2 Bd6 9. c4 Be6 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Nc3 Nce7 (11... Qf6 12. Qc2 Ndb4 13. Qa4
    $15) 12. Ne4 c6 (12... Nc6 13. Nxd6 Qxd6 14. Qb1 $11) 13. Nfg5 Bf5 14. d3 Bc7
    15. Nxf7 $2 (15. Qc2 $142 $11) 15... Kxf7 $19 16. Ng5+ (16. Qb3 Rb8 $19) 16...
    Kg8 17. e4 Nc8 (17... Bf4 18. Nf3 Be6 19. exd5 Bxd5 20. Re1 $15) 18. Nf3 Nf4
    19. exf5 (19. exf5 Nxe2+ 20. Kh1 $19) (19. Re1 Nxe2+ 20. Qxe2 Ba5 $19) *
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Jackowski, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "39"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 Nc6 $15 5. Bb2 d5 6. Be2 O-O 7. Nf3
    Re8 8. c4 Be6 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. O-O Bd6 11. Nc3 Nxc3 (11... a6 12. Ne4 $15) 12.
    Bxc3 Qe7 (12... Rb8 13. Qc2 $11) 13. Qc2 $11 Bd5 (13... Rab8 14. Bd3 h6 15.
    Bh7+ Kh8 16. Be4 $11) 14. d3 (14. Qb2 Ne5 15. Nxe5 Bxe5 16. Bxe5 Qxe5 17. Qxe5
    Rxe5 $11) 14... Ne5 (14... f5 15. Rfb1 $11) 15. Nd4 (15. Nxe5 Bxe5 16. Bxe5
    Qxe5 17. Rab1 $11) 15... g6 (15... Qh4 $5 16. e4 c5 $11) 16. e4 Bc6 (16... c5
    $5 17. Nb5 Be6 $14) 17. f4 Nd7 (17... Bc5 18. Kh1 Rad8 19. Nb3 $14 (19. fxe5
    $143 Bxd4 20. Bxd4 Rxd4 $11)) 18. Nxc6 bxc6 19. Bb2 (19. Rab1 Rad8 $16) 19...
    Bc5+ 20. Kh1 (20. Kh1 Rab8 21. Qc3 $16) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr EU-M-GT-252"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1988.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Hannesson, G."]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "33"]
    [EventDate "1988.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 Nc6 6. Bb2 d5 7. Nf3 Bf5 8.
    cxd5 Nxd5 9. Be2 Re8 10. a3 Bd6 11. O-O Ne5 12. d3 Ng4 (12... Qf6 13. Nxe5 (13.
    Bxe5 Rxe5 14. d4 (14. Ra2 Be6 15. Rb2 Rb8 16. d4 Rh5 $15 {-0.38/9}) 14... Re7
    15. Bd3 c6 16. Bxf5 Qxf5 $11 {-0.25/9}) 13... Bxe5 14. Bxe5 Rxe5 15. d4 Re7 16.
    Bf3 Nb6 $11 {-0.16/10}) (12... Nc6 13. Nc3 (13. Nbd2 Qe7 (13... Nb6 14. Qc2 (
    14. Qb3 Qe7 15. Nc4 Nxc4 16. dxc4 b6 $11 {-0.13/8}) (14. Rb1) 14... Qe7 15. Ne4
    Bxe4 16. dxe4 Rad8 $11 {0.00/9}) 14. Nc4 Nf4 15. Re1 Nxe2+ 16. Qxe2 Rad8 $11 {
    -0.13/9}) (13. Qc2) (13. Qd2) 13... Nxc3 14. Bxc3 Rb8 15. Qb3 Be6 16. Qb2 f6
    $11 {0.00/11}) (12... Qe7 13. Qb3 (13. Nxe5) (13. Bxe5) 13... Nb6 (13... c6 14.
    Bxe5 (14. Nxe5) 14... Bxe5 15. Nxe5 Qxe5 16. d4 Qe7 $11 {0.00/10}) 14. Nxe5 (
    14. Bxe5) (14. Nbd2) 14... Bxe5 15. Bxe5 Qxe5 16. d4 Qf6 $11 {0.00/10}) (12...
    Ng6 13. Nbd2 (13. Qc2) 13... Qe7 (13... c5 14. Rc1 (14. Ne4) (14. Re1) (14. d4)
    (14. Rb1) (14. Nc4) 14... Qe7 15. Re1 Be6 16. Ne4 b6 $14 {0.34/8}) (13... Be6
    14. Nd4 (14. Ne4) (14. Rc1) (14. Qc2) (14. Nc4) (14. Rb1) 14... Qh4 15. N2f3
    Qe7 16. Rb1 Bg4 $11 {0.12/9}) (13... c6 14. Nd4 (14. Nc4) (14. Rb1) (14. Rc1) (
    14. Re1) 14... Bd7 15. Ne4 Be5 16. Rb1 b6 $11 {0.00/8}) (13... Rb8 14. Nd4 (14.
    Rc1) (14. Qc2) (14. Nc4) (14. Re1) (14. Ne4) (14. Rb1) 14... Be5 15. N2f3 Bf6
    16. Qc2 Bg4 $11 {0.25/9}) 14. Nd4 (14. Nc4) (14. Re1) 14... Nh4 15. g3 c5 16.
    Nxf5 Nxf5 $11 {-0.06/7}) 13. Qc2 (13. Qd2 Ngf6 (13... Qd7 14. e4 Nf4 15. Bd1
    Bg6 16. e5 Nxe5 $14 {0.31/8}) (13... Be6 $14 14. Nc3 c5 15. d4 c4 16. Rfc1 Nb6
    $11 {0.06/7}) (13... Ndf6) (13... Nb6) 14. e4 Nf4 15. Bd1 Nxd3 16. exf5 Ne4 $15
    {-0.44/9}) (13. Re1 Nb6 (13... Ndf6 14. Nbd2 (14. h3) (14. Nc3) (14. e4) (14.
    Qc2) 14... Ne5 15. Bxe5 Bxe5 16. Rb1 b6 $11 {0.22/9}) (13... Be6 14. h3 (14.
    Nbd2 c5 15. Ne4 Be7 16. Rc1 b6 $11 {0.06/8}) 14... Nh6 15. Nd4 Bc8 16. Bf3 Be5
    $11 {0.09/9}) 14. a4 (14. Qc2 c5 15. Nc3 Ne5 16. Rad1 Qb8 $11 {0.00/8}) (14. e4
    Bd7 15. Nbd2 Na4 16. Qc2 c5 $11 {-0.03/8}) (14. Nbd2 c5 15. Qc2 Rc8 16. e4 Be6
    $11 {0.00/8}) (14. Nc3 c6 15. Ne4 Bxe4 16. dxe4 Rxe4 $11 {-0.13/8}) (14. h3 Ne5
    15. Nxe5 Bxe5 16. Bxe5 Rxe5 $11 {-0.06/9}) 14... Be6 15. Nbd2 c6 16. Qc2 Nd5
    $11 {0.06/8}) (13. Qe1 c6 (13... Ngf6) (13... c5) (13... Nb6) (13... a6) (13...
    Qd7) (13... Be6) 14. h3 (14. Qd2 Qc7 15. h3 Nh2 16. Rd1 Nxf3+ $15 {-0.31/8})
    14... Ngf6 15. Nc3 Qe7 16. e4 Nxc3 $11 {-0.13/9}) 13... Qe7 $15 (13... c5 14.
    h3 (14. Rc1 Qe7 15. e4 Nf4 16. Bf1 Bd7 $15 {-0.31/8}) 14... Ngf6 15. Re1 Bg6
    16. e4 Nf4 $11 {-0.25/8}) (13... c6 14. h3 (14. g3) 14... Ngf6 15. Re1 Bc7 16.
    e4 Ba5 $11 {0.22/9}) 14. e4 (14. Kh1 c5 15. h3 Nh6 16. Nc3 Nxc3 $11 {-0.03/10})
    (14. Qd2 Nf4 15. Nc3 Nxe3 16. fxe3 Qxe3+ $15 {-0.38/9}) 14... Nf4 15. Nc3 (15.
    h3 Nh6 16. Bd1 Bg6 $11 {-0.13/9}) 15... Be6 (15... c6 16. h3 Nxe2+ $11 {0.06/8}
    ) 16. d4 (16. Nb5 Nxe2+ $11 {-0.19/8}) 16... Bf5 (16... Nxe2+ $15 {-0.34/8})
    17. Bc4 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1997.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Brzezinski, R."]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "83"]
    [EventDate "1997.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Nf3 Re8 8.
    Bb2 Nc6 9. Be2 Bf5 10. O-O Qe7 11. a3 Bd6 12. Qb3 Nb6 (12... Qd7 13. Nc3 Be6
    14. Ne4 $15 (14. Qxb7 $4 Rab8 15. Qa6 Rxb2 $19)) 13. Rc1 Qe6 (13... Be6 14. Qc2
    $11) 14. Qxe6 Bxe6 15. Bb5 Bd5 (15... Bd7 16. d4 $11) 16. Nc3 $14 Bxf3 17. gxf3
    Re6 (17... Red8 18. Ne4 $14) 18. Bxc6 bxc6 19. Ne4 Rc8 (19... Nd7 20. Kg2 $14)
    20. Bd4 Rg6+ (20... f5 21. Nxd6 cxd6 22. Bxb6 axb6 23. Rab1 $16) 21. Kh1 $16
    Be7 (21... f5 22. Ng3 $16) 22. Bc5 (22. f4 Rd8 $16) 22... Bh4 (22... Re8 23.
    Bxe7 Rxe7 24. Nc5 $16) 23. d4 (23. Rab1 Re6 $16) 23... Re8 24. Rab1 h6 (24...
    f5 25. Ng3 f4 26. Ne4 $16) 25. Rg1 (25. Rb3 f5 26. Ng3 f4 $16) 25... Rxg1+ 26.
    Kxg1 g6 27. Kg2 (27. Rc1 f5 28. Nd2 f4 $16) 27... f5 28. Nc3 (28. Kh3 Bd8 29.
    Nd2 a6 $16) 28... Kf7 29. Ne2 Rb8 (29... Be7 30. Rc1 Nd5 31. Bxe7 Nxe7 32. Nf4
    $16) 30. Nf4 Bf6 31. Nd3 Ke6 (31... a5 32. Kf1 $16) 32. e4 (32. f4 g5 $16)
    32... a5 (32... Rd8 33. e5 Bg5 34. Kh3 $16) 33. Kg3 (33. e5 Bg5 $16) 33... g5
    34. e5 Bd8 (34... f4+ 35. Kh3 Be7 36. Kg4 $14) 35. f4 Kd5 (35... Be7 36. fxg5
    hxg5 37. Bxe7 Kxe7 38. Nc5 $14) 36. fxg5 $18 hxg5 37. h3 (37. f4 Kc4 38. Nb2+
    Kd5 $16) 37... Ke4 (37... Nd7 38. Rxb8 Nxb8 39. f4 $16) 38. Ne1 Kd5 (38... Ra8
    39. Nf3 $18) 39. Ng2 (39. f4 gxf4+ 40. Kf3 Bg5 $16) 39... Rc8 (39... Ra8 40.
    Kf3 $16) 40. Kf3 (40. f4 Na4 41. Rc1 Rb8 $16) 40... Ke6 (40... f4 41. h4 Nd7
    42. hxg5 Nxc5 43. dxc5 Bxg5 44. Re1 $16) 41. Ne3 f4 42. Nc2 (42. Nf1 $5 $16)
    1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr MCO-7"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Fengsrud, Roy"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "43"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 Nc6 6. Bb2 d5 7. Nf3 Bg4 8.
    cxd5 Nxd5 9. Be2 Re8 10. O-O a6 11. a3 Be7 (11... Bd6 12. Qb3 $15) 12. Qc2 Bf6
    (12... Qd6 13. Nc3 $15) 13. d4 $11 Qe7 (13... Qd7 14. Bd3 $11) 14. Qb3 (14. Nc3
    Rad8 $11) 14... Nb6 (14... Be6 15. Nbd2 $15) 15. Nbd2 $11 Rad8 (15... Bf5 16.
    Nc4 Qe6 17. Rfd1 $11) 16. Rac1 (16. Bd3 Qe6 $11) 16... Rd7 (16... Rd5 17. Bd3
    $11) 17. Bd3 g6 (17... h6 18. Qc2 $11) 18. Be4 (18. Bxa6 Nxd4 19. Bxd4 bxa6 20.
    Bxb6 cxb6 21. Qxb6 Red8 $14) 18... Be6 $11 19. Qc2 Bd5 20. Bd3 Bxf3 (20... h6
    21. e4 Be6 22. d5 Bxb2 23. Qxb2 $16) 21. Nxf3 Bg7 22. Bxa6 (22. Rfd1 Rd6 $14)
    1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr 2AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Piszcz, Kazimierz"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "52"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. c4 Nc6 7. Bb2 Bg4
    8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Be2 Re8 10. O-O Qe7 11. a3 Bd6 12. Qb3 Nf4 (12... Nb6 13. d3
    $15) 13. Bd1 $11 Nxg2 (13... Ne6 $142 $5 $11) 14. Kxg2 (14. Qc3 f6 15. Kxg2 Qe4
    $16) 14... Qe4 15. Rg1 (15. Qxb7 $2 Rab8 16. Qa6 Rb6 $19 (16... Rxb2 17. Rg1
    Ne5 18. Nc3 Bxf3+ 19. Kf1 $19)) 15... Re6 $4 (15... Ne5 $142 $19) 16. Kf1 $16 (
    16. Qxb7 Rb8 17. Qxb8+ Nxb8 $19) 16... Rg6 $2 (16... Bxf3 17. Bxf3 Qxf3 18.
    Rxg7+ Kf8 19. Rxh7 Ke7 $15) 17. Nc3 $18 (17. Qxb7 Rb8 18. Nc3 Qe8 $17 (18...
    Rxb7 $6 19. Nxe4 Rxb2 20. Nxd6 cxd6 21. Rc1 Bh3+ 22. Ke2 Rxg1 23. Nxg1 $11))
    17... Bh3+ (17... Qe8 18. Nb5 $18 (18. Qxb7 Rb8 19. Qa6 Bh3+ 20. Ke1 Rxg1+ (
    20... Rxb2 $6 21. Rxg6 hxg6 22. Ba4 $11) 21. Nxg1 Bc8 $17)) 18. Ke2 Nd4+ $4 (
    18... Qxf3+ 19. Kxf3 Rxg1 $18) 19. Nxd4 Rxg1 {Threatening mate: Bf1} 20. Nf3 (
    20. Nxe4 Bf1+ 21. Kf3 Bg2+ 22. Kg4 Bxe4+ 23. Kh3 Bg2+ 24. Kh4 Be7+ 25. Kg4 Bd5+
    26. Kf5 Bxb3 27. Bxb3 Rxa1 28. Bxa1 g6+ 29. Ke4 Bxa3 30. Nb5 Re8+ 31. Kf4 $11)
    20... Bf1+ $19 21. Ke1 Qxf3 $1 22. d3 (22. Bxf3 Bc4# {Theme: Double Attack})
    22... Bg2+ (22... Bxd3+ $143 23. Kd2 Qf5 24. Ne2 Bxe2 25. Kxe2 $19) 23. Kd2
    Qxf2+ 24. Be2 Rxa1 25. Bxa1 Bf3 26. Qb2 (26. Qb5 c5 27. h3 $19) 26... Re8 (
    26... Re8 27. Kc1 Qxe3+ 28. Qd2 Bxa3+ 29. Kc2 Bxe2 30. Qxe3 Rxe3 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 3GMM-13"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Seack, Ingo"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "49"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. Nf3 Re8 7. Be2 Nc6 $17
    8. Bb2 Qe7 9. a3 Bd6 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. O-O Bg4 12. h3 {White launches an attack
    } Bh5 13. Re1 Rad8 14. Qb3 Na5 15. Qa4 b6 16. Nc3 Qe6 17. Nd4 Qe5 {
    Threatening mate: Qh2} 18. f4 Nxf4 $4 (18... Nxc3 $142 19. Bxc3 Qd5 $14) 19.
    exf4 $18 Qxf4 {White creates threats along the open e-file} 20. Bxh5 Qh2+ 21.
    Kf1 Qh1+ 22. Kf2 Bg3+ 23. Kxg3 {A deflection. The mate threat is Qxe8} Rxe1 24.
    Nd1 f5 (24... Qf1 25. Ne3 Qh1 26. Qd1 Rxd1 27. Rxd1 Qxd1 28. Bxd1 $18 (28. Nxd1
    $6 c5 $18)) 25. Nxf5 (25. Nxf5 g6 26. Nh6+ Kf8 27. Qf4+ Ke7 28. Qf6+ Kd7 29.
    Bg4+ Ke8 30. Qf7#) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr 3GMM-25"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Helgesen, Helge"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "44"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. e3 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Nf3 Re8 8.
    Bb2 Nc6 9. Be2 Bg4 10. O-O Qe7 11. d4 Rad8 12. a3 Ba5 (12... Nxe3 13. fxe3
    Qxe3+ 14. Rf2 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Be1 $17) 13. Nbd2 $2 (13. Qc2 Qf6 $15) 13... Nf4 $4
    (13... Nxe3 14. fxe3 Qxe3+ 15. Rf2 Bxd2 16. Qxd2 Qxd2 17. Nxd2 Rxe2 18. Rxe2
    Bxe2 $19) 14. Re1 (14. Bb5 Bxd2 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. Qxd2 Nh3+ 17. Kh1 Bxf3 18.
    gxf3 Qg5 $15) 14... Bxf3 $11 15. Nxf3 $4 (15. Bxf3 $142 Nd5 16. Rb1 $11) 15...
    Bxe1 $19 16. Qxe1 Nxe2+ 17. Qxe2 Rd6 (17... Qe6 18. Qb5 $19) 18. a4 (18. Qb5
    Nd8 $17) 18... Rh6 (18... Qe6 19. Qb5 b6 20. Rc1 $17) 19. h3 (19. Qb5 Qb4 $17)
    19... Rg6 (19... Qe4 20. Qb5 $19) 20. d5 Nb4 21. Qc4 Qd6 (21... c6 22. Ne5 cxd5
    23. Nxg6 dxc4 24. Nxe7+ Rxe7 25. Bd4 $17) 22. e4 $17 Qf4 (22... Qf4 23. Qxb4
    Qxf3 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Zdrojewski"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "29"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 $2 f6 4. fxe5 $15 Nc6 5. exf6 Nxf6 6. Nf3 (6. e4 Qe7
    $17) 6... d5 (6... O-O 7. e3 $17) 7. e3 O-O 8. c4 (8. Be2 $5 $15) 8... Qe7 9.
    cxd5 (9. Nc3 d4 10. Nd5 Nxd5 11. cxd5 Qxe3+ 12. Qe2 Ne7 $17) 9... Nxd5 (9...
    Qxe3+ 10. Qe2 Nxd5 11. Nc3 $19) 10. Bc4 (10. Bd4 $19) 10... Be6 (10... Qxe3+
    $142 $1 11. Qe2 Qxe2+ 12. Kxe2 Be6 $19) 11. O-O $15 Nxe3 $4 (11... Rae8 $142
    $15) 12. Bxe6+ $16 Qxe6 13. dxe3 Qxe3+ 14. Kh1 Rad8 (14... Rae8 15. Qb3+ Qxb3
    16. axb3 $14) 15. Qc1 (15. Qc1 Qxc1 16. Rxc1 $14) (15. Qb3+ Qxb3 16. axb3 Rd3
    $15) *
    
    [Event "email KMG-53"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kucharkowski, Jens"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "34"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nc6 4. fxe5 Qh4+ 5. g3 Qe7 6. Nf3 h5 7. Bg2 h4 8.
    gxh4 Rh5 9. O-O d6 10. exd6 Bxd6 11. e4 Bg4 12. h3 (12. Bxg7 $2 f6 (12... f5
    13. Bb2 fxe4 14. Re1 O-O-O $19) 13. h3 Bd7 14. e5 Bc5+ 15. d4 Qxg7 16. dxc5
    O-O-O $19) 12... Be6 (12... Bxf3 $6 13. Qxf3 Qxh4 14. Qb3 Nd8 15. Na3 $11) 13.
    Nd4 (13. d4 Bc4 (13... Rb5 $6 14. Bc3 Bc4) 14. Nfd2 Bxf1 15. Qxh5 Bxg2 16. Kxg2
    Bf4 $11) 13... Qxh4 (13... Rxh4 14. Nxc6 bxc6 15. Qf3 Rb8 16. Qc3 Nf6 $15) (
    13... Nxd4 $2 14. Qxh5 Nxc2 15. Bxg7 Nxa1 16. Bxa1 O-O-O 17. d4 $11) 14. Nxe6 (
    14. Nxc6 $2 Bxh3 $1) (14. Qf3 $2 Bc5 15. c3 Ne5 16. Qe2 O-O-O $19) 14... fxe6
    15. Qf3 (15. d4 O-O-O 16. Qf3 e5 $15) (15. Bxg7 $4 Rg5 $19) 15... O-O-O 16. Qb3
    $2 (16. d4 $15) (16. Qf7 $2 Rg5 17. Qxe6+ Kb8 18. Qb3 Qxe4 $19) 16... Rg5 17.
    Kh1 Nf6 0-1
    
    [Event "email KMG-54"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Ferre Perez, A."]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "84"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 {last book move} 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 (3. Bxe5 Nf6 $15) 3... Nc6 (3...
    exf4 $5 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 $19) 4. Nf3 Nh6 (4... exf4 $2 5. Bxg7 Be7 6.
    Bxh8 Bh4+ 7. g3 fxg3 8. Bg2 gxh2+ 9. Kf1 $18) 5. Nxe5 Nxe5 6. Bxe5 Nf5 7. g3
    Ne3 8. Qc1 f6 9. Bc3 Bxc3 (9... Nxf1 $2 10. Bxb4 Nxd2 11. Qxd2 $18 (11. Kxd2
    $143 c5 12. Ba3 b6 $16)) 10. Nxc3 Nxf1 11. Rxf1 O-O 12. f5 d5 13. Qa3 c6 14.
    Rb1 Re8 15. Rf4 b6 16. Qa4 Bd7 17. Qb3 Qc8 18. Ne4 Re7 (18... Rxe4 $143 19.
    Rxe4 Bxf5 20. Rf4 $11) 19. e3 Kh8 (19... Rxe4 $6 20. Rxe4 Bxf5 21. Rf4 $11) (
    19... Bxf5 $2 20. Nd6 Qd7 21. Nxf5 $18) 20. Nd6 Qb8 21. Qa3 c5 22. Nb5 Qe5 23.
    d4 Qxe3+ 24. Qxe3 Rxe3+ 25. Kd2 Rae8 26. Rf2 c4 27. Nc3 Bc6 28. Re2 Rxe2+ 29.
    Nxe2 g5 30. Nc3 Kg7 31. a3 Re7 32. h3 h5 33. h4 Kf8 34. hxg5 fxg5 35. Rh1 Rh7
    36. Nd1 Be8 37. Ne3 Rd7 38. Kc3 Bf7 39. Kd2 Ke7 40. Rf1 Kf6 41. c3 Re7 42. Rf3
    Re4 (42... Re4 43. Nd1 b5 $17) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-65"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Welti, Manfred"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "53"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nc6 4. fxe5 f6 5. Nf3 fxe5 6. Nxe5 Nxe5 7. Bxe5 Nf6
    8. c3 Be7 9. e3 d6 10. Bf4 O-O 11. Bd3 Be6 12. Na3 Nd5 (12... c6 13. Nc2 $15)
    13. Qh5 $11 Nf6 14. Qd1 Qd7 15. O-O c6 16. Nc2 Nd5 (16... c5 17. a4 $15) 17.
    Nd4 Bg4 (17... Nxf4 18. Rxf4 Rxf4 19. exf4 $11) 18. Qc2 $14 h6 (18... Nf6 19.
    h3 Be6 20. Nxe6 Qxe6 21. Bf5 $14) 19. Bc4 $16 Kh8 20. Bxd5 cxd5 21. Qb3 Bh5 22.
    Qxd5 Bf7 23. Qf5 Qe8 24. Qe4 d5 (24... Bc4 25. Ne6 Bxf1 26. Nxf8 Bxf8 27. Qxe8
    Rxe8 28. Rxf1 $16) 25. Qe5 $18 Bf6 26. Qxe8 Rfxe8 27. Bxh6 $1 1-0
    
    [Event "email KMG-55"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Benassi, Aspasio"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 f6
    6. Bc3 Nc6 $146 (6... Bd6 7. e3 Be6 (7... Nc6 8. Qh5+ g6 9. Qh4 Be7 10. Bd3 Kf7
    11. Nf3 Qd6 12. O-O Be6 13. Ng5+ Kg7 14. Na3 Qxa3 15. Nxe6+ Kf7 16. Nxc7 Rc8
    17. Bc4+ Kg7 18. Ne6+ Kf7 19. Nf4+ Kg7 20. Qh3 Ra8 21. Ne6+ Kf7 22. Rab1 {
    pierre-mehudi/internet 2010/1-0 (32)}) 8. Qh5+ Bf7 9. Qg4 Bf8 10. Bc4 Qd7 11.
    Bxf7+ Kxf7 12. Qc4+ Ke8 13. Nf3 Nc6 14. O-O Nge7 15. e4 Ng6 16. d4 Rd8 17. Nbd2
    h5 18. Rab1 b6 19. Rbe1 h4 20. Nb3 Rh5 21. e5 {marekt-esa/sachy.sk 2008/1-0}) (
    6... Bxc3 7. Nxc3 Ne7 8. e3 O-O 9. Bc4+ Kh8 10. Nf3 Bg4 11. Rb1 b6 12. O-O Nd7
    13. d4 c6 14. Qd3 b5 15. Bb3 Nb6 16. Ne4 a5 17. Nc5 Qd6 18. c3 Nbd5 19. Bc2 Bf5
    20. e4 Bg6 21. Nh4 {pcmvr (2875)-cczekaj (2385)/net-chess.com 2009}) 7. e3 Bf5
    8. Nf3 Qd5 9. Bxb4 Nxb4 10. Nc3 Qc5 11. Bb5+ c6 12. Ba4 Nh6 13. O-O Nd5 14.
    Nxd5 Qxd5 15. Bb3 Qd7 16. Nd4 Bg4 17. Qc1 c5 18. Rf4 Qe7 (18... cxd4 $2 19.
    Re4+ Be6 20. Bxe6 $18 (20. Rxe6+ $143 Kd8 $18)) 19. d3 O-O-O (19... cxd4 $143
    20. Re4 Qxe4 21. dxe4 dxe3 22. Qxe3 $18) 20. Re4 Qd6 21. Nb5 Qa6 22. a4 Rd7 23.
    Qa3 b6 24. Rxg4 Nxg4 25. Be6 Ne5 26. d4 Kb8 27. Bxd7 Nxd7 28. e4 1-0
    
    [Event "corr KMG-59"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Benassi, Aspasio"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "30"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Qh4+ 6. Bg3 Qe7 7. a3 Ba5 8.
    Nf3 Nf6 (8... Nc6 9. c3 (9. Qc1 Nf6 (9... Nh6 10. c3 (10. Bh4 f6 11. Qb2 Ng4
    12. Bg3 Ne3 13. c3 Nxf1 $15 {-0.53/10}) (10. Qb2 Nf5 11. Bf2 O-O 12. Nc3 Rd8
    13. e3 Ne5 $15 {-0.50/8}) 10... Nf5 11. Bf4 Be6 12. e3 Nh4 13. Nxh4 Qxh4+ $15 {
    -0.31/9}) (9... Qe6 10. Qb2 Nf6 11. Bh4 Nh5 12. g4 Qxg4 13. Rg1 Qe4 $11 {0.12/9
    }) (9... Bg4 10. Qb2 Qf6 11. Ra2 O-O-O 12. Bh4 Qxb2 13. Rxb2 f6 $11 {0.09/10})
    (9... Qf6 10. c3 (10. Ra2 Qe6 11. Qb2 Nf6 12. Bh4 Ne4 13. e3 O-O $15 {-0.44/8})
    10... Bg4 11. Qc2 Nge7 12. Qa4 Bd7 13. e4 Qg6 $11 {-0.25/8}) (9... Rb8 10. Qb2
    Qf6 11. Ne5 Be6 12. e3 Nge7 13. Bd3 O-O $11 {-0.16/9}) (9... Bf5 10. Qb2 Qf6
    11. c3 Bb6 12. d3 Qe7 13. e4 Nf6 $11 {-0.03/9}) 10. Qb2 (10. Bh4 Bf5 11. Qb2
    O-O-O 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. Nc3 Qc5 $15 {-0.59/10}) 10... Nh5 11. Bh4 f6 12. Nc3
    Qc5 13. Nb5 Bf5 $15 {-0.34/8}) 9... Nf6 10. Bh4 (10. Qc2 Bb6 11. e3 Ne4 12. Bb5
    Bd7 13. Bh4 g5 $15 {-0.53/9}) (10. e3 Ne4 11. Bf4 g5 12. Bb5 Bd7 13. Bxc6 Bxc6
    $17 {-0.75/8}) (10. Qa4) (10. Bf4) (10. Qb3) 10... Bf5 11. e3 a6 12. Be2 Rd8
    13. O-O Be4 $11 {0.19/8}) 9. c4 (9. c3 Bd7 (9... O-O 10. e3 Rd8 11. Bc4 Bb6 12.
    Ne5 Be6 13. Qf3 Nbd7 $11 {-0.09/9}) (9... Nbd7 10. Qc2 (10. Qa4 Bb6 11. e3 Ne4
    12. Bh4 g5 13. Bf2 f5 $15 {-0.53/9}) (10. e3 Ne4 11. Bh4 g5 12. Qa4 Bb6 13. Bf2
    f5 $15 {-0.53/9}) (10. Bh4 O-O 11. e3 c5 12. Be2 Bc7 13. O-O Re8 $11 {-0.19/9})
    (10. Bf4 O-O 11. e3 Nd5 12. Bg3 Nc5 13. Bc4 Nb6 $15 {-0.44/9}) (10. Nd4 Ne4 11.
    Bf4 Ndc5 12. Qc2 Bd7 13. a4 O-O-O $17 {-0.88/8}) 10... Bb6 11. e3 O-O 12. Bh4
    Nc5 13. Bc4 Nce4 $11 {-0.09/9}) (9... Bb6 10. e3 O-O 11. Qc2 Rd8 12. Bh4 c6 13.
    Bc4 Nbd7 $11 {0.06/9}) (9... Nc6 10. Bh4 (10. Qc2 Bb6 11. e3 Ne4 12. Bb5 Bd7
    13. Bf4 g5 $15 {-0.69/9}) (10. e3 Ne4 11. Bf4 g5 12. Bb5 Bd7 13. Bxc6 Bxc6 $17
    {-0.75/8}) (10. Qa4 Bd7 11. Qh4 Ne4 12. Qxe7+ Nxe7 13. Bf2 c5 $15 {-0.53/10}) (
    10. Bf4 Nd5 11. Qa4 Bd7 12. e3 Bb6 13. Qc4 Be6 $15 {-0.53/9}) (10. Qb3 Bb6 11.
    Bh4 O-O 12. e3 Be6 13. Qa4 Rfe8 $15 {-0.31/8}) 10... Bf5 11. e3 a6 12. Be2 Rd8
    13. O-O Be4 $14 {0.31/8}) 10. Qb3 (10. e3 Ne4 11. Bh4 g5 12. Bf2 g4 13. Nd4 c5
    $17 {-0.72/9}) 10... Bb6 11. e3 Nc6 12. Bh4 O-O-O 13. Bb5 a6 $15 {-0.28/8}) (9.
    Qc1 Ne4 (9... O-O) (9... a6) (9... c5) 10. Bf4 (10. Bh4 g5 11. Qb2 Rg8 12. Bf2
    Nxf2 13. Kxf2 g4 $17 {-0.78/9}) (10. Be5 f6 11. Bd4 c5 12. Bb2 Bg4 13. e3 Nc6
    $15 {-0.47/9}) 10... Nc6 11. Qb2 Rg8 12. h4 Bd7 13. e3 O-O-O $15 {-0.38/9}) (9.
    Ra2 Ne4 (9... O-O) (9... Nc6) 10. Bf2 (10. Be5 Bg4 11. c3 Nc6 12. Bg3 Nxg3 13.
    hxg3 Qd6 $19 {-1.56/9}) 10... Nxf2 11. Kxf2 O-O 12. e3 Nc6 13. Rb2 Bb6 $15 {
    -0.66/9}) (9. Bf4 Nd5 10. c3 Nxf4 11. Qa4+ Nd7 12. Qxf4 Nc5 13. e3 c6 $15 {
    -0.50/9}) 9... Ne4 (9... O-O 10. Qc2 (10. Qb3) (10. Bf4) (10. Bh4) (10. Ra2) (
    10. Qa4) 10... Nc6 11. Bh4 Qe4 12. Qxe4 Nxe4 13. e3 Re8 $15 {-0.53/9}) (9...
    Nc6 10. Qc2 (10. Bf4) (10. Bh4) (10. Qb3) (10. Qa4) 10... O-O 11. Bh4 Qe4 12.
    Qxe4 Nxe4 13. e3 Bg4 $15 {-0.56/9}) 10. Bf2 (10. Be5 Bg4 11. Bxg7 Rg8 12. Bd4
    Bxf3 13. Qa4+ Nc6 $19 {-1.81/9}) 10... Nc6 11. Qb3 O-O 12. Be3 (12. Bh4 g5 13.
    Bg3 g4 $19 {-1.63/9}) 12... Re8 (12... Rb8 13. Qb5 a6 $17 {-1.25/8}) 13. Ra2 (
    13. Bg1 Rb8 $17 {-1.31/9}) 13... Bg4 (13... Be6 $17 {-1.19/8}) 14. Rb2 Rad8 15.
    h3 $2 (15. Bg1 $142 $17) 15... Bxf3 $19 (15... Bxf3 16. gxf3 Qh4+ 17. Kd1 Nc3+
    18. Nxc3 Rxe3 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-34"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1996.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Dobrzycki, Bogumil"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "37"]
    [EventDate "1996.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Bd6 6. Bxd6 cxd6 (6... Qxd6
    7. e3 (7. Nf3 Nc6 (7... Nf6 8. e3 Bg4 9. Bb5+ Nc6 10. O-O O-O-O 11. Bxc6 $15 {
    -0.28/10}) (7... Bg4 8. e3 Nf6 9. Be2 Nc6 10. Nc3 O-O-O 11. Rb1 $11 {-0.12/10})
    (7... Be6 8. e3 Nf6 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Rb1 b6 11. Be2 $11 {-0.19/10}) (7... Bf5 8.
    e3 Nf6 9. Bc4 O-O 10. O-O Nc6 11. Nc3 $11 {-0.19/9}) (7... Ne7 8. e3 O-O 9. Nc3
    Bf5 10. Rb1 Nd5 11. Nd4 $11 {0.06/9}) 8. e3 Nf6 9. Bc4 Bg4 10. O-O O-O 11. Nc3
    $15 {-0.34/9}) (7. Nc3 Nc6 (7... Nf6 8. e3 Be6 9. Nf3 c6 10. Nd4 O-O 11. Be2
    $11 {0.00/10}) (7... a6 8. Nf3 Nf6 9. e3 O-O 10. Bd3 Nbd7 11. O-O $11 {0.00/11}
    ) (7... Nd7 8. Nf3 Ngf6 9. e3 O-O 10. Nb5 Qb6 11. Be2 $11 {-0.06/11}) (7... Be6
    8. Rb1 b6 9. Nf3 Nf6 10. e4 Nbd7 11. d4 $11 {-0.06/9}) (7... Ne7 8. e3 Be6 9.
    Nf3 Nbc6 10. Rb1 Rb8 11. Be2 $11 {0.03/10}) (7... Nh6 8. e3 O-O 9. Nf3 Nc6 10.
    Be2 Be6 11. O-O $11 {0.06/10}) 8. e3 Nf6 9. Be2 O-O 10. Nf3 a6 11. O-O $11 {
    -0.25/10}) (7. e4 Nf6 (7... Nc6) (7... Qe7) (7... Nd7) (7... Qe6) 8. Nc3 O-O 9.
    Nf3 Nc6 10. Bd3 Bg4 11. Rb1 $15 {-0.59/9}) 7... Nf6 (7... Nc6 8. Nc3 a6 9. Nf3
    Nf6 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O $11 {-0.19/10}) (7... Be6 8. Nf3 Nf6 9. Nc3 c6 10. Nd4
    O-O 11. Be2 $11 {-0.12/9}) (7... Ne7 8. Nf3 Be6 9. Nc3 Nbc6 10. Bb5 Nd5 11.
    Nxd5 $11 {0.00/9}) (7... Bf5 8. Qf3 Qf6 9. Nc3 Nc6 10. Bb5 Bxc2 11. Rc1 $11 {
    0.06/9}) (7... Nh6 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. Be2 Bf5 10. Nf3 O-O-O 11. O-O $11 {0.00/9}) (
    7... a6 8. Nf3 Nf6 9. Be2 Be6 10. O-O O-O 11. Nc3 $11 {-0.06/10}) (7... Nd7 8.
    Qg4 Qf6 9. Nc3 Nb6 10. Qg3 Ne7 11. Qxc7 $14 {0.31/9}) (7... Bd7 8. Nc3 Nf6 9.
    Nf3 a6 10. Bd3 O-O 11. O-O $11 {0.00/10}) 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Nf3 a6 10. Be2 b5 11.
    Ng5 $11 {-0.22/9}) 7. e3 (7. Nf3 Nc6 (7... Bf5 8. e3 Nf6 9. Bb5+ Nc6 10. O-O
    O-O 11. Nc3 $11 {-0.06/9}) (7... Be6 8. e3 Nf6 9. Nc3 Nc6 10. Be2 a6 11. a4 $11
    {0.00/10}) (7... Nf6 8. e3 O-O 9. Be2 Be6 10. O-O Nc6 11. Nc3 $11 {-0.03/11}) (
    7... Qe7 8. e3 Nf6 9. Bb5+ Nc6 10. O-O a6 11. Be2 $11 {-0.03/11}) (7... a6 8.
    e3 Be6 9. Be2 Nf6 10. O-O O-O 11. Nc3 $11 {-0.09/11}) (7... Nh6 8. e3 Nc6 9.
    Bd3 Ne5 10. Nxe5 dxe5 11. Bb5+ $11 {0.16/10}) (7... Bg4 8. e3 Nc6 9. Be2 Nf6
    10. O-O O-O 11. Nc3 $11 {0.03/10}) (7... Qc7 8. e3 Nf6 9. Bb5+ Nc6 10. O-O O-O
    11. Nc3 $11 {-0.03/11}) 8. e3 Nf6 9. Bb5 a6 10. Bxc6+ bxc6 11. O-O $11 {
    -0.09/12}) (7. Nc3 Be6 (7... Nc6 8. Nf3 g5 9. h3 f5 10. Rb1 g4 11. hxg4 $11 {
    0.03/11}) (7... Nd7 8. Nf3 Ngf6 9. e3 O-O 10. Be2 Ne5 11. Rb1 $11 {0.03/10}) (
    7... Nf6 8. e3 Nc6 9. Nf3 O-O 10. Be2 Be6 11. O-O $11 {0.03/11}) 8. Nf3 Nf6 9.
    e3 Nc6 10. Be2 Qc7 11. O-O $11 {0.00/11}) (7. g3 Be6 (7... Nc6 8. Bg2 Nf6 9. e3
    Be6 10. Nc3 Rb8 11. Nge2 $11 {-0.06/11}) (7... Nf6 8. Bg2 Nc6 9. Nf3 Bf5 10. e3
    Qd7 11. O-O $11 {-0.12/11}) (7... Bf5) (7... Ne7) (7... h5) (7... Nd7) (7...
    Qc7) (7... Qb6) 8. Bg2 Nc6 9. Nf3 Nf6 10. Nc3 O-O 11. Rb1 $15 {-0.28/11}) 7...
    d5 (7... Qh4+ 8. g3 Qe7 9. Bg2 Nf6 10. Nc3 Nc6 11. Nge2 $11 {0.00/11}) (7...
    Nc6 8. Nf3 Nf6 9. Bb5 a6 10. Bxc6+ bxc6 11. O-O $11 {-0.12/12}) (7... Be6 8.
    Bb5+ Nc6 9. Nf3 Nf6 10. O-O a6 11. Bxc6+ $11 {-0.03/11}) (7... Bf5 8. Nf3 Nf6
    9. Bb5+ Nc6 10. Nc3 O-O 11. O-O $11 {0.00/10}) (7... Nf6 8. Nf3 O-O 9. Be2 Be6
    10. O-O Nc6 11. Nc3 $11 {-0.06/11}) (7... a6 8. Nf3 Nf6 9. Be2 O-O 10. O-O Be6
    11. Nc3 $11 {0.00/11}) (7... Qc7 8. Nf3 Nf6 9. Bb5+ Nc6 10. O-O O-O 11. Nc3 $11
    {-0.09/11}) (7... Bd7 8. Nf3 Nf6 9. Be2 O-O 10. Nc3 Be6 11. O-O $11 {0.09/11})
    (7... Qe7 8. Nf3 Nf6 9. Bb5+ Nc6 10. O-O O-O 11. Nc3 $11 {-0.06/11}) 8. Nf3 Nc6
    9. Bb5 a6 (9... Nf6 10. O-O O-O 11. c3 $11 {-0.06/10}) 10. Be2 (10. Bd3 Nf6 11.
    c3 $11 {-0.09/10}) 10... b5 (10... Nf6 11. O-O $11 {-0.06/11}) 11. O-O (11. c3
    $11 {0.13/10}) 11... d4 12. exd4 Nxd4 13. c3 Nxf3+ 14. Bxf3 Qb6+ 15. d4 Ra7 16.
    a4 b4 (16... Ne7 17. axb5 Qxb5 18. Na3 $14) 17. c4 (17. a5 Qb5 $16) 17... Rd7
    18. c5 Qf6 (18... Qh6 $142 $5 19. Qe1+ Kf8 $16) 19. Bg4 $18 (19. Bg4 Qxd4+ 20.
    Qxd4 Rxd4 21. Bxc8 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "email KMG-52"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Plock, Joerg"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "77"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Bd6 6. Bxd6 Qxd6 7. e3 Nf6
    8. Nf3 O-O 9. Nc3 Bg4 10. Be2 (10. Rb1 Nd5 11. Rxb7 Nxc3 12. dxc3 Qe6 13. Qd3
    Bxf3 14. gxf3 Qc6 $13) 10... Nc6 11. Rb1 b6 12. O-O Rad8 13. Qe1 (13. Nb5 Qd7
    14. h3 Bh5 15. Nc3 Rfe8 16. Bd3 Bxf3 17. Qxf3 Ne5 $13) 13... a6 (13... Rfe8 14.
    Nb5 Qd7 15. Qh4) 14. d4 (14. Bxa6 Bxf3 15. Rxf3 Qxd2) 14... Rfe8 (14... b5 $5)
    15. h3 (15. Bxa6 Bxf3 16. Nb5 Qe7 17. Rxf3 Nb8 $17) 15... Bc8 16. Bd3 (16. Bc4
    b5 17. Bb3 Be6 18. Qc1 b4 19. Nd1 Bxb3 20. cxb3 Ne4 21. Rb2 Re6 $13) 16... Qe6
    (16... Qe7 17. Nd1 Qa3 18. Rb2 Be6 19. Qg3 Nb4 20. Ng5 Nxd3 21. cxd3 Qxd3 22.
    Nxe6 Rxe6 23. Qxc7 Rdd6 24. Qb8+ Ne8 25. Rbf2 f6 $11) 17. d5 $5 Nxd5 18. Bxh7+
    Kh8 19. Be4 Nxc3 20. Ng5 Qxe4 21. Nxe4 Nxe4 22. Rxf7 Rd7 23. Qf1 (23. Qh4+ Kg8
    24. Rf4 Rde7 25. Qh5 Rd8 26. Rd1 Rxd1+ 27. Qxd1 Nf6 $11) 23... Nd6 24. Rf8+ (
    24. Rxd7 Bxd7 25. Qf3 Na5 26. Qh5+ Kg8 27. Rf1 Nac4 $11) 24... Rxf8 25. Qxf8+
    Kh7 26. Qf3 Bb7 27. Rf1 Re7 28. Qh5+ Kg8 29. Qd5+ Kh7 30. Qg5 Re5 31. Qg3 b5
    32. Rf4 a5 33. Rf8 b4 34. Qh4+ Kg6 35. Qg4+ Kh7 36. Qg3 Nf5 37. Qf4 Nd6 38. Kh2
    Re4 39. Qg5 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr KMG-22"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kucharkowski, Jens"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "36"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 $2 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Bd6 6. Bxd6 Qxd6 7.
    Nf3 Nf6 8. e3 O-O 9. Be2 Nc6 10. O-O Re8 11. c4 (11. Nc3 Be6 $11) 11... Bf5 12.
    Nc3 Rad8 13. Nb5 Qe7 14. Nfd4 Nxd4 15. Nxd4 Bg6 16. Nb3 Qe5 (16... Ne4 17. Rf3
    $15) 17. Rf4 Ne4 18. Rc1 $4 (18. d4 $142 Qg5 19. Qf1 $15) 18... Nxd2 $3 $19 (
    18... Nxd2 19. Qe1 Nxb3 20. axb3 Qxe3+ 21. Rf2 Qxb3 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "email KMG-54"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "de Visser, Arno"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "39"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Bd6 6. Bxd6 Qxd6 7. Nf3 Nf6
    8. Nc3 O-O 9. e3 c5 10. Bd3 Nc6 11. O-O Bg4 (11... Nb4 12. Be2 Bf5 13. a3 Nbd5
    14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Rb1 b6 $11) 12. Rb1 b6 13. h3 (13. Nb5 Qb8 14. Nc3 Re8 15.
    Be2 Qb7 16. Ng5 Bxe2 17. Qxe2 Nb4 18. d3 $11) 13... Bxf3 (13... Bh5 14. Nb5 Qg3
    15. Qe1 Qxe1 16. Nxe1 Rad8 17. Rf4 Rfe8 18. a3 Re7 $11) 14. Qxf3 Ne5 (14... Nb4
    $5 15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 Rad8 17. a3 f5 18. Bxf5 Nxc2 19. Qe4 Nxa3 20. Ra1 Rde8
    21. Bxh7+ Kh8 22. Rxf8+ Rxf8 23. Qg6 $18) 15. Qg3 Nh5 16. Qh2 Rad8 (16... Rae8
    $5) 17. Ne4 Qe7 18. Be2 f5 (18... Ng6 19. d3 f5 20. Bxh5 fxe4 21. Bxg6 hxg6 22.
    Rxf8+ Rxf8 23. Qg3 Qf6 $11) 19. Nc3 Nf6 20. Rxf5 (20. Rxf5 Nf7 21. Bd3 c4 22.
    Bxc4 Rxd2 23. Nd5 Nxd5 24. Bxd5 g6 25. Rxf7 Rxf7 26. Qb8+ Kg7 27. Bxf7 Qxf7 28.
    Rf1 Qe7 29. e4 $1 $11) *
    
    [Event "EM b4-03-15"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Fournier, Frederic"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "62"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 $2 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Nf6 6. c3 Bd6 7. Bxd6
    Qxd6 8. Nf3 O-O 9. e3 Bg4 10. Be2 Nbd7 11. O-O Rad8 12. a4 Rfe8 13. Na3 Bxf3
    14. Bxf3 Ne5 15. d4 Nxf3+ 16. Rxf3 Ng4 {Do you see the mate threat?} 17. Rh3
    Qg6 (17... Nxe3 $143 18. Qd3 Nd5 19. Qxh7+ Kf8 20. Qh8+ Ke7 21. Qxg7 $16) 18.
    Rg3 (18. Nc4 $5 $11) 18... Nxe3 $17 19. Qd2 Qe4 20. Nb5 Nf5 21. Rf3 c5 (21...
    c6 $5 22. Qf2 Nh6 $17 (22... cxb5 $6 23. Rxf5 bxa4 24. Rxf7 $15)) 22. Qf2 $15
    Nh6 23. Qg3 Qg4 24. dxc5 Rd2 25. Raf1 Qxa4 26. Qg5 {
    If White now would get Rg3 in, he might survive. White gets in control} Rxg2+
    27. Kxg2 Qxb5 28. Rg3 {Threatening mate: Qxg7} Qe2+ 29. Kg1 Qe5 30. Qxe5 Rxe5
    31. Rb1 Rxc5 (31... Re7 32. c6 b6 33. Rd1 $18) 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "KMG"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Fournier, Frederic"]
    [Black "Sternik Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "2095"]
    [BlackElo "2030"]
    [Annotator "Fritz 6 (3s)"]
    [PlyCount "65"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5
    Nf6 6. c3 Bd6 7. Bxd6 Qxd6 8. Nf3 O-O 9. e3 Bg4 10. Be2 Nbd7 11. O-O Rad8 12.
    a4 Rfe8 13. Na3 Bxf3 14. Bxf3 Ne5 15. d4 Nxf3+ 16. Rxf3 Ng4 17. Rh3 Qg6 18. Rg3
    Nxe3 19. Qd2 Qe4 20. Nb5 Nf5 21. Rf3 c5 22. Qf2 Nh6 23. Qg3 Qg4 24. dxc5 Rd2
    25. Raf1 Qxa4 26. Qg5 Rxg2+ 27. Kxg2 Qxb5 28. Rg3 Qe2+ 29. Kg1 Qe5 30. Qxe5
    Rxe5 31. Rb1 Rxc5 32. Rxb7 $146 g6 33. Rxa7 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr KMG-65"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Benassi, Aspasio"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "35"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Nf6 6. e3 Nc6 7. Bb5 Bd7 8.
    Bb2 Nd5 9. Kf2 (9. Bxg7 Rg8 10. Qf3 Qg5 11. Qe4+ Nde7 $19) 9... Qh4+ 10. g3 Qe4
    11. Nf3 O-O 12. Bd3 Qe7 13. c4 Nf6 14. Kg2 Rad8 15. Qc2 Bg4 16. Bf5 (16. Ng5 h6
    17. h3 Bh5 $15 (17... hxg5 $143 18. hxg4 Rfe8 19. Bh7+ Kf8 20. a3 $11)) 16...
    Bxf3+ (16... Rfe8 17. Rf1 $17) 17. Kxf3 $15 g6 18. a3 *
    
    [Event "email KMG-55"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Nemec, Zdenek"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "128"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5
    Nf6 6. Nf3 O-O 7. e3 Nc6 8. a3 Ng4 9. axb4 Ncxe5 10. Nc3 Qf6 11. Qe2 Re8 12.
    Nxe5 $146 (12. Ra3 Qd6 13. Nxe5 Nxe5 14. Qb5 Nc6 15. Ra4 Qg6 16. Ra2 a6 17. Qa4
    Be6 18. Rb2 Ne5 19. b5 axb5 20. Qxb5 Bd7 21. Qxb7 Bc6 22. Qxc7 Bxg2 23. Rg1
    Ra1+ 24. Rb1 Rxb1+ 25. Nxb1 Nf3+ 26. Kf2 Nxg1 {
    Sternik,R-Plock,J/corr KMG-63 2005/1/2-1/2 (57)}) 12... Nxe5 13. Qf2 Qg6 14. e4
    a6 15. Be2 Rd8 16. Ra5 Nc6 17. Bh5 Qe6 18. O-O f6 19. Rd5 Bd7 20. Rb1 b6 21.
    Qg3 Ne5 22. Ne2 Kh8 23. Nf4 Qe7 24. Qc3 (24. Be2 c6 25. Rd4 c5 26. bxc5 Qxc5
    $11) 24... c6 $15 25. Rd4 c5 26. bxc5 Qxc5 27. Qxc5 bxc5 28. Rd5 g5 29. Ne2 Ba4
    30. Rb2 Bc6 31. Rxd8+ Rxd8 32. d3 a5 33. Rb6 a4 34. Ra6 f5 (34... Ra8 $142 $5
    35. Rxa8+ Bxa8 $15) 35. exf5 $14 Ra8 36. Rxa8+ Bxa8 37. Nc3 a3 38. Kf2 Bd5 39.
    Ke3 (39. Nxd5 $4 a2 $19) 39... Bxg2 40. d4 (40. f6 $5 $15) 40... Nc4+ $17 41.
    Kd3 Nb2+ (41... Bf1+ 42. Ke4 Nd6+ 43. Kd5 $17) 42. Ke3 Na4 $1 43. Na2 (43. Nxa4
    a2 {Passed pawn}) 43... Bd5 44. Nc1 a2 45. Nxa2 Bxa2 46. Be8 cxd4+ 47. Kxd4 Nb2
    48. Ke5 Kg7 49. f6+ Kf8 50. Bh5 Nc4+ 51. Kf5 Bb1 52. Kxg5 Bxc2 53. Kf4 Bd3 54.
    Kg5 Ne5 55. Bd1 Nf7+ 56. Kf4 Nd6 57. Ke5 Nc4+ 58. Kd4 Nb2 59. Bb3 Bb1 60. Kc3
    Nd3 61. Kd4 Nf2 62. Be6 h6 63. Ke3 Ne4 64. Bf5 Nc3 (64... Nc3 65. Bxb1 Nxb1 $19
    ) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-63"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Plock, Joerg"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "114"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Nf6 6. e3 O-O 7. Nf3 Nc6 8.
    a3 Ng4 (8... Nxe5 9. axb4 Re8 10. Be2 $15) 9. axb4 Ncxe5 10. Nc3 (10. h3 Nxf3+
    11. Qxf3 Ne5 $15) 10... Qf6 11. Qe2 Re8 12. Ra3 Qd6 (12... Qe7 13. h3 Nxf3+ 14.
    Qxf3 $15) 13. Nxe5 Nxe5 14. Qb5 Nc6 15. Ra4 Qg6 16. Ra2 a6 17. Qa4 Be6 18. Rb2
    {White plans b5} (18. b5 Bxa2 19. bxc6 Be6 20. cxb7 Rab8 $17) 18... Ne5 (18...
    b5 $5 19. Qa1 Bf5 $17) 19. b5 $15 axb5 20. Qxb5 Bd7 21. Qxb7 (21. Qb4 Bc6 22.
    Kf2 Re6 $19) 21... Bc6 22. Qxc7 Bxg2 23. Rg1 Ra1+ 24. Rb1 Rxb1+ 25. Nxb1 Nf3+
    26. Kf2 Nxg1 27. Bxg2 Qg4 28. Kxg1 Qd1+ 29. Kf2 Qxb1 30. Bd5 {
    The mate threat is Qxf7} Rf8 31. Ke2 Qb5+ 32. c4 Qb2 33. e4 (33. Qe7 Qb6 $15)
    33... h6 34. c5 Qb5+ {Black gets in control} 35. Ke3 Qf1 (35... Qb4 36. Qd6 $15
    ) 36. c6 (36. d4 Qe1+ 37. Kd3 Qd1+ 38. Ke3 Qc1+ 39. Kd3 Kh8 $15) 36... Ra8 $15
    37. Kd4 (37. d3 Qe1+ 38. Kf3 Qd1+ 39. Ke3 Ra7 40. Qc8+ Kh7 41. Qf5+ g6 $15)
    37... Qf3 (37... Qf2+ $5 38. Kc4 g6 $17) 38. Qe7 $15 Ra4+ 39. Bc4 Qf1 40. Qd8+
    (40. d3 Qa1+ 41. Ke3 Qe1+ 42. Kf3 Qf1+ 43. Kg3 Qg1+ 44. Kf3 Qd1+ 45. Kf2 Qd2+
    46. Kf3 Qd1+ 47. Kf2 Qd2+ 48. Kf3 Qd1+ $11) 40... Kh7 $17 41. d3 (41. Qd5 Qg1+
    42. Kd3 Ra3+ 43. Bb3 Ra7 $17) 41... Qa1+ 42. Kd5 Ra8 {Threatening mate... how?}
    43. Qb6 Qf6 44. Kc5 (44. e5 Rd8+ 45. Ke4 Qh4+ 46. Ke3 Qh3+ 47. Kf2 Qxh2+ 48.
    Kf3 Qh5+ 49. Kf4 Qg5+ 50. Kf3 Qf5+ 51. Kg2 $19) 44... Qe5+ $19 45. Bd5 Qe7+ (
    45... Ra1 $5 46. c7 Rc1+ 47. Kb5 $19) 46. Kd4 $17 Qg5 47. Qb4 (47. Qb7 $5 Ra7
    48. Qc8 Ra4+ 49. Bc4 Qg1+ 50. Ke5 Qxh2+ 51. Kd4 Qf2+ 52. Kc3 Ra3+ 53. Bb3 Qc5+
    54. Kb2 $19) 47... Qg1+ $19 48. Kc4 Qc1+ 49. Kd4 Qa1+ 50. Kc5 (50. Ke3 Qg1+ 51.
    Ke2 Ra1 $19) 50... Qa7+ 51. Kc4 Qf2 (51... Rb8 52. Qd6 $19) 52. Qc3 (52. Qe7 f6
    $19) 52... Ra2 53. Kb5 (53. Kb3 Qa7 54. Qc1 Ra1 $19) 53... Rc2 54. Qb4 Qa7 55.
    d4 (55. Bb3 Rc1 56. Bc4 Qb8+ 57. Kc5 Qe5+ 58. Kb6 Rb1 59. Qxb1 Qb8+ 60. Ka6
    Qxb1 $11) 55... Rc1 56. Bc4 Rb1 $1 57. Bb3 (57. Qxb1 Qb8+ {A double attack})
    57... Qb8+ 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Dudko, Jozef"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "59"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 $2 d6 4. e4 Nf6 5. fxe5 dxe5 6. Bxe5 Nc6 7. Bb2
    (7. Bb5 Bd7 8. Bxc6 Bxc6 $17 (8... bxc6 $6 9. Nf3 $11)) 7... Bg4 (7... Nxe4 8.
    Bxg7 Qh4+ 9. g3 Nxg3 10. Nf3 Qe7+ 11. Be2 Nxh1 12. Bxh8 $19) 8. Nf3 (8. Be2
    Bxe2 9. Nxe2 Nxe4 $17) 8... Qe7 9. Bxf6 (9. Qe2 O-O 10. e5 Nd7 $17) 9... Qxf6 (
    9... gxf6 $143 10. Bd3 $15) (9... Qxe4+ $143 10. Qe2 Qxe2+ 11. Bxe2 gxf6 12. c3
    $15) 10. c3 O-O-O 11. Be2 (11. Bb5 Ne5 12. Kf2 Nd3+ 13. Bxd3 Rxd3 $19) 11...
    Rhe8 12. Qc2 Ne5 (12... h6 13. a3 Ba5 14. h3 $17) 13. O-O (13. Nxe5 Bxe2 14. d4
    $15) 13... Nxf3+ (13... Bxf3 14. Bxf3 Bc5+ 15. Kh1 Nxf3 16. Rxf3 $17) 14. Bxf3
    Bxf3 15. Rxf3 Bc5+ 16. Kh1 Qg6 (16... Qh4 $142 17. g3 Qxe4 18. Qxe4 Rxe4 $15)
    17. d4 $2 (17. d3 $142 $11) 17... Rxd4 $4 (17... Rxe4 $142 18. Rf1 Bd6 $19) 18.
    cxd4 $18 Rxe4 {Do you see the mate threat?.} 19. Qd1 Bxd4 (19... Rxd4 20. Qf1
    $18) 20. Nc3 Bxc3 21. Rxc3 h5 22. Rac1 {Threatening mate... how?} c6 23. Rd3
    Qe6 (23... Re8 24. Qf3 $18) 24. Rd8+ Kc7 25. Rh8 b5 (25... b6 $18) 26. Qd8+ Kb7
    {The mate threat is Re1} 27. Qa8+ Kb6 28. Rb8+ Ka5 29. Qxa7+ Kb4 30. Qc5+ (30.
    Qc5+ Ka5 31. Ra8#) 1-0
    
    [Event "email KMG-54"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Wallace, Gary"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "42"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Nf6 6. Bc3 $6 (6. e3 Nc6 7.
    Bb5 (7. Bc3 $6 Nd5 8. Bxb4 Qh4+ 9. g3 Qxb4) 7... Qd5 8. Bxc6+ Qxc6 9. Nf3 $11)
    (6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Bb2 $11) 6... Nd5 (6... Ne4 $1 7. Nf3 (7. Bxg7 $2 Rg8 $19) (7.
    Bxb4 $2 Qh4+ 8. g3 Qf6 $1 $19) (7. Bb2 Qh4+ 8. g3 Nxg3 9. Nf3 Qh5 10. Rg1 Nxf1
    11. Kxf1 Bg4 $17) 7... Nxc3 8. Nxc3 Bxc3 $17) 7. Bxb4 Qh4+ 8. g3 Qxb4 9. Qc1
    Bf5 10. c3 Qe4 11. Nf3 Nc6 12. Kf2 $6 (12. Bg2 $15) 12... Nf6 (12... Ne5) 13.
    d3 $6 (13. Bg2 Ng4+ 14. Ke1 $15) 13... Ng4+ 14. Kg1 Qe7 15. h3 Ne3 16. Nbd2 (
    16. Kf2 Nxf1 17. Qxf1 $17) 16... O-O-O 17. Rh2 h5 18. Nb3 Rde8 19. Qd2 $6 (19.
    Nbd4 Nxd4 20. Nxd4 $17) 19... Qd6 20. Kf2 Rh6 21. Nh4 (21. Rh1 Rg6 22. Rg1 $19)
    21... Rf6 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-31"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Icic, Mladen"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "33"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Nf6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Bb2 O-O 8.
    c3 (8. e3 Nd5 9. c3 Bd6 $15) 8... Be7 (8... Bd6 9. e3 $17) 9. e3 $15 a6 (9...
    Qd5 10. Be2 $15) 10. Na3 (10. Be2 Bf5 $15) 10... Be6 (10... Ne4 11. Be2 $17)
    11. Be2 $15 Qc8 (11... Re8 12. O-O $15) 12. O-O $11 Nd8 (12... Qd7 13. c4 $11)
    13. d3 (13. c4 Re8 $11) 13... c5 (13... Nc6 14. c4 $11) 14. d4 (14. c4 Nc6 $11)
    14... c4 (14... cxd4 15. cxd4 Bd5 16. Ne5 $15) 15. Nd2 $11 b5 16. e4 Bg4 (16...
    Re8 17. Bf3 $11) 17. Nc2 (17. Nc2 Bxe2 18. Qxe2 $11) (17. Bxg4 Nxg4 18. Qf3 Bg5
    $11) *
    
    [Event "corr KMG-22"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Buck, Dieter"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "15"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Nf6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. c3 Be7 8.
    e3 {(R�cktritt).} 1-0
    
    [Event "corr KMG-34"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1997.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Bendig, Frank"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "46"]
    [EventDate "1997.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Nf6 6. Nf3 O-O 7. a3 Ba5 8.
    e3 Nd5 9. c3 (9. Bd4 Nc6 10. Bc5 (10. c3 Nxd4 11. Nxd4 c5 12. Nf3 Be6 13. Be2
    Bc7 14. O-O $15 {-0.53/9}) 10... Qf6 11. c3 Nxc3 12. Nxc3 Bxc3 13. Rc1 Bb2 14.
    Bxf8 $15 {-0.31/9}) (9. Kf2 Nf6 (9... Nd7) (9... Nc6) (9... Be6) (9... Re8) (
    9... Bg4) 10. Kg1 (10. Bf4 Ne4+ (10... Nc6) (10... Re8) (10... Bf5) (10... Nbd7
    ) 11. Kg1 Qf6 12. c3 Nc6 13. Qa4 Bf5 14. Bb5 $17 {-0.75/9}) (10. Be2 Nc6 (10...
    Ne4+) (10... Ng4+) (10... Re8) 11. Bb2 Ne4+ 12. Kg1 Qe7 13. Bb5 Bd7 14. Qe2 $17
    {-0.75/8}) 10... Nc6 (10... Be6) (10... c5) (10... Re8) (10... Bg4) (10... a6)
    (10... Bf5) 11. Bb2 Qd6 12. Bd3 Bg4 13. Qe1 Bxf3 14. gxf3 $15 {-0.53/9}) 9...
    Nd7 (9... Nc6 10. Bg3 Nf6 (10... Nce7 11. Qc2 Ng6 12. Bd3 c5 13. O-O Be6 14. c4
    $11 {0.06/8}) (10... Nde7 11. Be2 Re8 12. Qc2 Bf5 13. e4 Bg4 14. Qb3 $11 {
    0.06/8}) (10... Be6 11. Bb5 Nce7 12. O-O Nf5 13. Be5 Bb6 14. Qe1 $15 {-0.47/8})
    (10... Qe7 11. Bd3 Be6 12. O-O f5 13. Qc2 Rae8 14. Bh4 $11 {0.13/9}) 11. Bb5
    Ne4 12. Bxc6 bxc6 13. Bf4 Ba6 14. Ne5 $15 {-0.47/9}) 10. Bg3 Nc5 (10... N7f6
    11. Bd3 Be6 12. Qc2 c5 13. Ng5 h6 14. Nxe6 $11 {0.09/10}) (10... Re8 11. Bc4
    N7b6 12. Be2 Bf5 13. O-O Nd7 14. Nd4 $11 {0.03/8}) (10... c5 11. Bd6 Re8 12.
    Qb3 Bc7 13. Qxd5 Nf6 14. Qxc5 $11 {-0.19/10}) (10... c6 11. Be2 Nc5 12. Qc2 Re8
    13. O-O Bg4 14. c4 $11 {-0.09/8}) (10... Qf6 11. Qb3 c6 12. Bc4 N7b6 13. Bxd5
    Nxd5 14. O-O $11 {-0.09/8}) (10... Bb6 11. Bc4 N7f6 12. Qb3 Be6 13. O-O Ne4 14.
    Be5 $11 {-0.12/8}) (10... a6 11. Be2 Re8 12. O-O Nc5 13. Ne5 Be6 14. c4 $11 {
    0.00/8}) (10... Qe7 11. Be2 Re8 12. O-O Bb6 13. Nd4 N7f6 14. Bc4 $11 {-0.22/8})
    11. Be2 Bf5 (11... Ne4 12. Be5 Bf5 13. O-O Re8 14. Qb3 $11 {-0.25/8}) 12. O-O
    Re8 (12... Ne4 13. Bh4 Qd6 14. Nd4 $11 {0.00/8}) 13. Nd4 (13. Ne5 Qg5 14. Nc4
    $11 {0.16/8}) 13... Bg6 14. Bh5 (14. Bc4 $11 {-0.09/7}) 14... Ne4 {
    Black fights for the Initiative} 15. Bxg6 fxg6 16. Qf3 Qd7 17. h3 (17. Ra2 Bb6
    $15) 17... c5 18. Ne2 Rad8 19. Bh4 g5 20. Bg3 (20. Be1 Qb5 21. Qf7+ Kh8 $19)
    20... Qe7 $19 (20... Nxg3 $6 21. Nxg3 (21. Qxg3 $2 Qb5 $19) 21... Bc7 22. Nf5
    $15) 21. Be5 $4 (21. Be1 $142 Rf8 22. Qh5 $19) 21... Qxe5 22. Qf7+ Kh8 23. Qh5
    (23. Rf5 Qd6 24. Qxb7 $19) 23... Rf8 (23... Rf8 24. Nf4 Kg8 $19) (23... Bc7
    $142 $5 24. Nf4 gxf4 25. Qxe5 Bxe5 26. exf4 Nxf4 27. Rf3 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "email KMG-52"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Luzuriaga, Norberto Horacio"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "80"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Nf6 6. Nf3 O-O 7. a3 Ba5 8.
    e3 Nc6 9. Bc3 (9. Bb2 $6 Nd5 10. c3 $15) 9... Ne4 10. Bxa5 Nxa5 11. Bd3 (11.
    Be2 Qf6 12. c3 $15) 11... f5 12. O-O c5 13. a4 Be6 14. Na3 a6 15. Qe2 Qd5 16.
    c4 Qd6 17. Bc2 Rad8 18. d3 Nf6 19. d4 Rfe8 20. d5 Bd7 21. Rae1 Re7 22. Qd2 (22.
    Qf2 Rde8 23. h3 Ne4 24. Bxe4 Rxe4 25. Nd2 $15) 22... b6 23. Ng5 $6 (23. Qf2 $15
    ) (23. Nh4 $15) 23... Ng4 24. g3 h6 25. Nf3 Rde8 26. e4 fxe4 27. Nh4 Nc6 28.
    Qf4 Qxf4 29. gxf4 Nd4 30. Ng6 Rf7 31. Bxe4 Rf6 (31... Bxa4 $5 32. h3 Nf6 33.
    Bg2 $17) 32. h3 Ne3 $1 33. Rxe3 Rxg6+ $1 34. Kh2 (34. Bxg6 $2 Rxe3 35. Nc2 Rg3+
    ) 34... Rf6 (34... Bxa4 $19) 35. a5 b5 36. Kg2 g5 (36... b4 37. Nb1 $17) 37.
    fxg5 Rxf1 38. Kxf1 Bf5 39. cxb5 axb5 40. gxh6 Bxe4 0-1
    
    [Event "email KMG-53"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Wallace, Gary"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "93"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Nf6 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. Bc3 Bd6
    8. e3 O-O 9. Be2 b6 10. O-O Bb7 11. Bb2 c5 12. Na3 Rc8 13. Qe1 a6 14. Nc4 Bc7
    15. a4 Qe7 16. Qh4 Qe4 17. Qxe4 Nxe4 18. d3 Nef6 19. e4 Rfe8 20. Ne3 a5 21. Nd2
    Ne5 22. Ndc4 Nfd7 23. Na3 Bc6 24. Nb5 Bb8 25. Nc3 Nf6 26. Rab1 Ned7 27. Nc4 Bc7
    28. Ba1 Rb8 29. Nb5 Bxb5 (29... Be5 30. Nxe5 Nxe5 31. Bc3) 30. Rxb5 Ne5 (30...
    Re6 $5 $14) 31. Bxe5 Rxe5 (31... Bxe5 32. Nxe5 Rxe5 $16) 32. Nxe5 Bxe5 33. g3
    Kf8 34. Kg2 Ke7 35. Rfb1 Bc7 36. Kf3 Nd7 37. Ke3 f6 38. c3 g6 39. d4 h5 40.
    R5b2 Bd6 41. Bb5 Nf8 42. Bc6 cxd4+ 43. cxd4 Bc7 44. Bd5 Bd8 45. Rc1 Nd7 46. Rc6
    Nf8 47. e5 (47. e5 fxe5 48. dxe5 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "EM KMG-65"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Welti, Manfred"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "76"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Qh4+ 6. g3 Qe4 7. Nf3 f6 8.
    Bb2 Ne7 9. Nc3 (9. Bg2 O-O $11) 9... Bxc3 $15 10. Bxc3 Nd5 11. Bb2 Ne3 12. dxe3
    Qb4+ 13. Kf2 Qxb2 14. Bg2 Qb6 15. Qd4 O-O 16. Rab1 (16. Nd2 c6 $15) 16... Qe6
    17. Nh4 (17. Qc3 c6 $15 (17... Qxa2 $143 18. Rb3 Qa6 19. Nd4 $11)) 17... c6 $17
    18. Be4 (18. Rb3 Nd7 $17) 18... g6 (18... Qxa2 $5 19. Nf5 Qe6 $17) 19. Bd3 Kg7
    20. Bc4 Qe7 21. Rbd1 Nd7 22. Nf3 (22. Qd6 Qxd6 23. Rxd6 Re8 $17) 22... Ne5 23.
    h3 c5 24. Qc3 Nxc4 25. Qxc4 Bf5 26. g4 Be4 27. Rd2 Rad8 28. Rhd1 Rxd2 29. Rxd2
    Re8 30. Qa4 Bc6 31. Qa3 b5 32. Rd1 b4 33. Qc1 a5 34. c3 h6 35. cxb4 axb4 36.
    Nd2 $4 (36. a3 $142 $19) 36... Qxe3+ 37. Kf1 Qxe2+ 38. Kg1 Qg2# 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-65"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Fournier, Frederic"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "63"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. Bxe5 Qh4+ 6. g3 Qe4 7. Nf3 Bg4 8.
    Bxg7 Bxf3 9. Rg1 Qe3 10. c3 (10. Bxh8 Bc6 11. c3 Qxg1 $17) 10... Qxg1 $11 11.
    exf3 Nc6 12. Qe2+ Nge7 (12... Kd7 13. Qd3+ (13. Bxh8 $2 Re8 14. Qxe8+ Kxe8 15.
    cxb4 Qxh2 $19) 13... Bd6 14. Qf5+ Ke8 15. Bxh8 $15) 13. Bxh8 $14 Kd7 14. cxb4 (
    14. Bg7 Nf5 15. Qd3+ Nd6 $11) 14... Rxh8 $11 15. Nc3 Nxb4 16. Qb5+ (16. O-O-O
    Qc5 17. Qc4 Qxc4 18. Bxc4 Nf5 $14) 16... Nbc6 17. Qxb7 Qxh2 18. Ne2 h5 19. Qb2
    (19. d4 $5 Rb8 20. Qa6 $11) 19... Rh6 $15 20. O-O-O h4 21. gxh4 Rxh4 22. f4 (
    22. Qf6 Ne5 $15) 22... Qf2 23. Qg7 (23. Qb3 Qc5+ 24. Qc3 Qd6 $15) 23... Qf3 (
    23... Nd8 24. Qc3 $15) 24. Qc3 Qe4 25. a3 (25. Qb3 Nb4 $17) 25... f5 (25... Nd5
    26. Qb3 Ke8 27. Ng3 $11) 26. Qg3 $15 Qc4+ 27. Kb1 (27. Qc3 Qe6 $15) 27... Rh1 (
    27... Rh8 28. Qc3 Qe4+ 29. Ka1 $15) 28. Qf3 Rh6 29. Qc3 Qb5+ (29... Qe4+ 30.
    Qc2 $15) 30. Ka1 (30. Kc1 Rd6 $15) 30... Rd6 31. Qg3 $2 (31. d4 $142 $5 $15)
    31... Qa4 $19 {Threatening mate... how?} 32. Rb1 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-34"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1996.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Stanitz, Antal"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "52"]
    [EventDate "1996.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 d6 4. fxe5 f6 5. a3 Ba5 6. exd6 Qxd6 7. Nf3 Nc6 8.
    Nc3 Bf5 (8... Bg4 9. e3 (9. e4 Nge7 (9... O-O-O 10. Bd3 (10. Be2 Nh6 11. Rb1
    Rhe8 12. Bd3 f5 13. Be2 fxe4 $19 {-1.66/8}) (10. Rb1 Nh6 11. Bd3 Rhe8 12. Ne2
    Nf7 13. O-O Ng5 $17 {-0.91/8}) 10... Nge7 11. Rb1 Nd4 12. Be2 Nxe2 13. Qxe2 Nf5
    $15 {-0.47/8}) (9... Qf4 10. Bd3 (10. Bb5 Nge7 11. O-O O-O-O 12. Bxc6 Nxc6 13.
    d3 Be6 $11 {-0.25/8}) (10. Be2 Bxc3 11. Bxc3 Qxe4 12. O-O O-O-O 13. Rb1 Qe7 $15
    {-0.59/8}) 10... Ne5 11. Nd5 Nxf3+ 12. gxf3 Qxf3 13. Qxf3 Bxf3 $11 {0.03/9}) (
    9... Rd8) 10. Rb1 (10. Be2 O-O-O 11. Nd4 Bxe2 12. Ndxe2 Ne5 13. Qc1 f5 $15 {
    -0.66/8}) 10... Rb8 11. Bb5 a6 12. Bxc6+ Nxc6 13. O-O Ne5 $15 {-0.59/8}) (9.
    Rb1 Nh6 (9... Rd8 10. e3 Nge7 11. Bc4 Qc5 12. Bb5 Nd5 13. Nxd5 Qxb5 $11 {
    -0.19/7}) (9... Nge7 10. e3 (10. e4 Rb8 11. Bb5 a6 12. Bxc6+ Nxc6 13. Nd5 O-O
    $15 {-0.59/7}) 10... Rb8 11. Bb5 a6 12. Bc4 Qc5 13. Bb3 Bxc3 $15 {-0.31/7}) (
    9... Rb8 10. e3 (10. e4) (10. Ne4) (10. Nb5) 10... Bxc3 11. Bxc3 Qxa3 12. h3
    Be6 13. Nd4 Nxd4 $11 {-0.19/9}) (9... O-O-O 10. e3 Bxf3 11. gxf3 Bxc3 12. Bxc3
    Qxa3 13. Qe2 Qa4 $11 {-0.06/8}) (9... Be6 10. e3 (10. e4) 10... O-O-O 11. Bd3
    Bxc3 12. Bxc3 Nge7 13. Qc1 Ba2 $11 {0.22/9}) (9... Bxc3 10. Bxc3 b6 11. Bb4
    Nxb4 12. Rxb4 Be6 13. e3 Ne7 $11 {-0.09/9}) 10. e3 O-O-O 11. Qc1 Nf7 12. Be2
    Nfe5 13. Ba1 Rhe8 $15 {-0.44/8}) (9. Qc1 Nge7 (9... Rd8) (9... Nh6) (9... a6) (
    9... O-O-O) 10. e3 (10. Ne4 Qf4 11. Nf2 Bxf3 12. exf3 Nf5 13. c3 O-O-O $15 {
    -0.53/9}) 10... Nd5 11. Nb5 Qd7 12. Kf2 O-O 13. Be2 Ne5 $15 {-0.44/8}) 9... Rd8
    (9... Nge7 10. Bc4 (10. Rb1 O-O-O 11. Be2 Rhe8 12. Nd4 Bxe2 13. Ncxe2 Ng6 $11 {
    -0.25/8}) 10... Qc5 11. Bb3 Bxc3 12. Bxc3 Nd5 13. Bxd5 Qxd5 $11 {-0.03/9}) (
    9... O-O-O 10. Be2 (10. Rb1 Ne5 11. Be2 Nxf3+ 12. Bxf3 Bxf3 13. gxf3 f5 $11 {
    -0.16/10}) 10... Nge7 11. Nd4 Bxe2 12. Ncxe2 Ne5 13. Rb1 Nc4 $11 {-0.09/7}) (
    9... Nh6 10. Bb5 (10. Rb1 O-O-O 11. Qc1 Nf7 12. Be2 Nfe5 13. Ba1 Rhe8 $15 {
    -0.44/8}) (10. Bc4 O-O-O 11. Rb1 Rhe8 12. Bd3 Ne5 13. Be2 Nxf3+ $17 {-1.00/9})
    10... O-O-O 11. O-O Ne5 12. Ne4 Qd5 13. Bxe5 fxe5 $11 {-0.13/6}) 10. Be2 (10.
    Bd3 Ne5 11. Be2 Nxf3+ 12. gxf3 Bf5 13. Bc4 Ne7 $11 {-0.25/9}) (10. Bc4 Ne5 11.
    Be2 Nxf3+ 12. gxf3 Bf5 13. Bc4 Ne7 $11 {-0.25/9}) (10. Rb1 Nge7 11. Bc4 Qc5 12.
    Qe2 Ne5 13. Bb3 N7c6 $11 {-0.25/7}) (10. Nb5 Qd7 11. Bd3 a6 12. Nbd4 Nxd4 13.
    exd4 Bb6 $11 {-0.25/8}) 10... Rd7 11. Nd4 Bxe2 12. Ncxe2 Nge7 13. Nb3 O-O $11 {
    -0.19/9}) (8... Be6 9. e3 Nge7 (9... O-O-O 10. Bd3 (10. Be2) (10. Nb5) (10. Bb5
    ) (10. Rb1) 10... Nh6 11. O-O Nf5 12. Be4 Qd7 13. Qe2 Nd6 $11 {0.03/9}) (9...
    Bxc3 10. Bxc3 Nge7 11. Be2 a6 12. O-O O-O 13. a4 b6 $11 {0.00/9}) (9... Nh6 10.
    Bd3 (10. Be2) (10. Bb5) 10... O-O 11. O-O Rae8 12. Nb5 Qd5 13. Nbd4 Nxd4 $11 {
    0.22/9}) 10. Bd3 (10. Be2) (10. Ne4) (10. Nb5) (10. Bb5) 10... Bxc3 11. Bxc3
    Nd5 12. Bd4 Bg4 13. Bb5 O-O $11 {-0.06/9}) (8... Nge7 9. e3 Bg4 (9... Bxc3 10.
    Bxc3 Be6 11. Bb5 O-O 12. O-O a6 13. Bd3 Nd5 $11 {0.06/9}) (9... Be6 10. Bd3 (
    10. Be2) (10. Ne4) (10. Nb5) (10. Bb5) 10... Bxc3 11. Bxc3 Nd5 12. Bb2 O-O 13.
    O-O Nb6 $11 {0.00/8}) 10. Bc4 (10. Rb1) 10... Qc5 11. Bb3 O-O-O 12. h3 Bh5 13.
    O-O Ne5 $11 {0.00/8}) (8... Bxc3 9. Bxc3 Be6 (9... Bg4 10. Qb1 (10. e3) 10...
    Rb8 11. e3 Nge7 12. Be2 Nd5 13. Qb3 Be6 $11 {0.06/8}) (9... Bf5 10. e3 Nge7 11.
    Bc4 O-O-O 12. O-O Nd5 13. Bxd5 Qxd5 $11 {0.12/9}) 10. e4 (10. Qb1) 10... O-O-O
    11. Be2 Nge7 12. O-O Rhe8 13. Qb1 f5 $11 {0.03/8}) 9. e3 (9. Rb1 O-O-O (9...
    Rb8) (9... Rd8) (9... Nge7) (9... a6) (9... Bxc3) (9... Be6) 10. e3 (10. Qc1
    Nge7 11. e3 Nd5 12. Nb5 Qc5 13. Bd4 Qxc2 $17 {-0.94/8}) 10... Nge7 11. Bc4 Bxc3
    12. Bxc3 Qxa3 13. O-O Qa4 $11 {-0.13/8}) 9... O-O-O (9... Nh6 10. Be2 (10. Bc4)
    (10. Bb5) 10... Bxc3 11. Bxc3 O-O-O 12. Qc1 Ne5 13. Qb2 Nhg4 $14 {0.34/8}) (
    9... Qc5 10. Be2 (10. Rb1 Nge7 11. Be2 O-O-O 12. Qc1 Nd5 13. e4 Nxc3 $15 {
    -0.69/9}) (10. Bb5 O-O-O 11. Rb1 a6 12. Ba4 Nge7 13. Qc1 Be6 $11 {0.03/8})
    10... Nge7 11. Nh4 Be6 12. O-O O-O-O 13. Nf3 Rhe8 $11 {0.03/9}) (9... Nge7 10.
    Bc4 (10. Be2) (10. Bb5) (10. Rb1) 10... O-O-O 11. O-O Bxc3 12. Bxc3 Nd5 13.
    Bxd5 Qxd5 $11 {0.12/9}) 10. Be2 (10. Bb5 Ne5 11. Nxe5 fxe5 12. O-O Nh6 13. Rf2
    Qg6 $15 {-0.50/8}) (10. Bc4 Nh6 11. O-O Ne5 12. Nxe5 Qxe5 13. Qe2 Rhe8 $11 {
    -0.06/8}) (10. Qc1 Nge7 11. Bc4 Bxc3 12. Bxc3 Qc5 13. Bb3 Nd5 $11 {0.00/9})
    10... Nge7 11. O-O a6 (11... Bxc3 12. Bxc3 Rhe8 13. Nd4 Nxd4 $11 {0.00/10}) 12.
    Qc1 (12. Bc4 Bxc3 13. Bxc3 Nd5 $11 {0.19/8}) 12... Rhe8 (12... Qc5 13. Rb1 Bxc3
    $11 {0.00/9}) 13. Bc4 (13. Rb1 Ng6 $11 {0.00/9}) 13... h6 (13... Ng6 $11 {
    0.06/8}) 14. d3 Ng6 15. Nd2 Rxe3 16. Rxf5 Qd4 17. Ne2 Qb6 18. d4 Nxd4 (18...
    Rxe2 19. Bxe2 Bxd2 20. Qxd2 Nxd4 21. Bxd4 Rxd4 22. Bd3 Rxd3+ 23. Qf2 $15) 19.
    Bxd4 $11 Rxd4 20. Nxd4 Qxd4 21. Rf2 Bxd2 22. Qf1 Re5 (22... Bc3 23. Rd1 Qb6 24.
    Kh1 $11) 23. Rd1 $11 Qxf2+ 24. Kxf2 Rf5+ 25. Ke2 Rxf1 26. Kxf1 Bf4 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr KMG-31"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Bakkers, Max"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "43"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 exf4 4. Bxg7 Nh6 5. Bxh8 Qh4+ 6. g3 fxg3 7. Bg2
    gxh2+ 8. Kf1 hxg1=Q+ 9. Kxg1 Qf4 (9... Qg5 $142 $11) 10. e3 $16 Qg5 11. Qf3 (
    11. Qh5 Qxh5 12. Rxh5 Bf8 $18) 11... Be7 12. Nc3 Nc6 (12... c6 $5 13. Qh5 Qxh5
    14. Rxh5 Ng4 15. Rxh7 d5 $18) 13. Nd5 $18 Kd8 14. Rf1 f5 15. Qh3 Qg8 16. Bf6 (
    16. Qxh6 Qxh8 17. Qxh7 Qe8 $18) (16. Nxe7 $143 Nxe7 17. Bf6 Ng4 18. Bxe7+ Kxe7
    19. Rxf5 Nf6 $18) 16... Ng4 17. Bxe7+ Nxe7 18. Nxe7 (18. Qh4 Qg7 19. Rxf5 d6
    20. Nxe7 Bxf5 21. Nxf5+ Qf6 22. Qxg4 Qf7 $18) 18... Kxe7 19. Rxf5 (19. Qxh7+ $6
    Qxh7 20. Rxh7+ Kf6 $18) 19... d6 (19... Nf6 20. Qf3 $18) 20. Qxh7+ Qxh7 21.
    Rxh7+ Ke6 (21... Ke8 22. Rff7 c6 23. Bh3 $18) 22. Rf8 (22. Rf8 d5 23. Bh3 $18)
    1-0
    
    [Event "corr KMG-52"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Benassi, Aspasio"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "56"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 exf4 4. Bxg7 Be7 5. Qc1
    Bf6 6. Bxh8 Bxh8 7. c3 d5 $146 (7... Ne7 8. Qc2 (8. d4 c5 (8... Nd5 9. e4 Qe7
    10. Nd2 f5 11. e5 d6 12. Bc4 Ne3 13. exd6 cxd6) (8... Ng6 9. Nh3 c5 10. dxc5
    Qc7 11. g3 Qc6 12. Rg1 fxg3 13. Qe3+ Be5) 9. dxc5 Nd5 10. Qc2 Qh4+ 11. Kd2 Qe7
    12. Nf3 Qxc5 13. a4 Nc6) (8. Nf3 d5 (8... Ng6 9. g4 d6 10. Qc2 Be6 11. h3 c6
    12. Bg2 Nd7 13. Kd1 Nde5) 9. d4 Ng6 10. e3 Bg4 11. exf4 Bxf3 12. gxf3 Qh4+ 13.
    Kd1 Nd7) (8. Qd1 Ng6 (8... Nbc6 9. Nf3 d6 10. g3 fxg3 11. hxg3 Bf5 12. Bg2 d5
    13. g4 Bxg4) (8... d5 9. Nf3 c6 10. Na3 Nf5 11. Nc2 Nd7 12. Qb1 Ne5 13. Kd1 Bg7
    ) 9. Nf3 d5 10. Na3 Nc6 11. Qa4 Bf5 12. Nc2 Qd7 13. Rb1 b6) (8. Qa3 d5 (8...
    Nbc6 9. Qa4 Be5 10. Nf3 d6 11. g3 fxg3 12. Nxe5 dxe5 13. hxg3 Bf5) (8... Ng6 9.
    Nf3 d5 10. Qb3 Nc6 11. a4 d4 12. a5 Rb8 13. Qb5 Be6) 9. Nf3 Ng6 10. Qb3 Nc6 11.
    Qa4 Qe7 12. Na3 Bd7 13. Nb5 Nce5) 8... Ng6 9. h4 $14 Nc6 10. h5 Nf8 11. Nf3 d5
    12. Rh4 Be5 13. Na3 a6) (7... Qe7 8. Nf3 (8. Qc2 Nf6 9. Nh3 Qe5 10. Qa4 Ne4 11.
    Ng1 c6 12. Nf3 Qe7 13. Qa5 d5) (8. Qa3 Na6 (8... Nf6 9. Nh3 Qe5 10. Ng1 Nc6 11.
    Nf3 Qe6 12. Ng5 Qg4 13. Nf3 d6) (8... Nc6 9. Qxe7+ Kxe7 10. Na3 Nf6 11. Rb1 d5
    12. Nf3 b6 13. Rg1 Bf5) 9. Nh3 Nc5 10. Nxf4 Be5 11. Nh3 d5 12. Nf2 Bd6 13. Qb2
    Nf6) (8. a3 Nf6 9. Nf3 d5 10. Qc2 c6 11. Rg1 Ne4 12. d3 Ng5 13. Nxg5 Qxg5) (8.
    Nh3 Qh4+ 9. Kd1 d5 10. Ng1 Nf6 11. Nf3 Qg4 12. Rg1 Bg7 13. Qc2 Bf8) 8... d5 (
    8... Nf6 9. Qa3 Nc6 10. Qa4 Ne4 11. Rg1 d6 12. Qb3 Bf6 13. Kd1 Bh4) (8... Nc6
    9. d4 Qe3 10. Qxe3+ fxe3 11. Na3 Nh6 12. Ng5 d5 13. Nb5 Kd8) 9. Qc2 Nf6 10.
    Qa4+ Nc6 11. Qxf4 Ne4 12. d4 Bg7 13. e3 Nf6) (7... Nf6 8. d4 (8. Qc2 Qe7 9. Nh3
    Ne4 10. Qd3 Qh4+ 11. Kd1 Qe7 12. Kc1 Qe5 13. Qf3 d5) 8... Nd5 (8... d5 9. Qxf4
    c5 10. Qe3+ Qe7 11. Qxe7+ Kxe7 12. Nf3 Ng4 13. Nbd2 Nc6) (8... c5 9. Qxf4 d5
    10. Nf3 Qb6 11. Nbd2 Qb2 12. Qe5+ Be6 13. Rb1 Qxc3) 9. e4 Qe7 10. Nd2 f5 11. e5
    d6 12. Bc4 Ne3 13. exd6 cxd6) (7... Qh4+ 8. Kd1 Nf6 (8... Qg4 9. Qc2 Nf6 10.
    Nf3 d5 11. Rg1 Ne4 12. d3 Nf6 13. Nbd2 Nc6) (8... d5 9. Nf3 Qg4 10. Na3 Nf6 11.
    Rg1 Ne4 12. Rb1 Bg7 13. Nb5 Qd7) 9. Qc2 d5 10. Qa4+ Bd7 11. Qb3 Ne4 12. Nf3 Qd8
    13. Kc1 Bc6) 8. Nf3 (8. Qc2 Nf6 $14 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. Rg1 Ne4 11. g3 fxg3 12. d3
    Nf6 13. Rxg3 h5) 8... Nf6 (8... Nc6 9. d4 Qd6 10. Na3 Nce7 11. Nb5 Qc6 12. Na3
    a6 13. Nb1 Ng6) (8... Ne7 9. d4 Ng6 10. e3 Bg4 11. exf4 Bxf3 12. gxf3 Qh4+ 13.
    Kd1 Nd7) 9. d4 (9. a3 c5 $11 10. Ra2 Nc6 11. Rb2 Bg7 12. d3 Qd6 13. e3 Qe7) (9.
    Qc2 c6 10. a3 Bg7 11. Ra2 Ne4 12. d3 Nf6 13. Nbd2 Qe7) 9... Qd6 $11 10. Qc2 (
    10. Qa3 Qe6 $11 11. Qc5 Nc6 12. Nbd2 Qe3 13. Rb1 Ng4) 10... c5 11. Nbd2 Nc6 12.
    Rc1 (12. Rb1 Qe7 $11 (12... b6 13. Qa4 Nd7) 13. dxc5 Qxc5) (12. Rd1 Bg7 13. Qd3
    Ng4) 12... Qe6 (12... Qe7 13. dxc5 (13. c4 cxd4) 13... Qxc5 14. Rb1 $11) (12...
    Bg7 13. Rb1 Qe7) 13. Nb3 cxd4 (13... c4 $11 {0.09/9}) 14. cxd4 (14. Nbxd4 Qe3
    15. Nb5 Kf8 $11) 14... Qe3 15. Qd2 Ne4 {d4 becomes the focus of attention} 16.
    Qxe3 fxe3 17. g3 Bd7 18. Bg2 b6 19. O-O a5 20. Na1 (20. Rfd1 a4 21. Na1 a3 $17)
    20... Rd8 21. Nc2 (21. Rfd1 Nf2 22. Nc2 Nxd1 23. Rxd1 Bf5 24. Nxe3 Be4 $15)
    21... Nc3 22. Rfe1 (22. Rcd1 Nxe2+ 23. Kh1 Nc3 $15) 22... Nxa2 $17 23. Rcd1 Be6
    24. Nxe3 b5 25. Rd3 (25. Ra1 Nc3 26. Nd1 Nxd4 27. Rxa5 Nc2 $17) 25... b4 26.
    Kf1 a4 27. Ra1 b3 28. g4 (28. Rd2 Nc3 29. Nd1 Nxd1 30. Rdxd1 Ra8 $17) 28...
    Ncb4 $19 (28... Ncb4 29. Rd2 Rc8 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-40"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Gross, Georg"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [BlackElo "2350"]
    [PlyCount "53"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 exf4 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 gxh2+ 7. Kf1
    hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg3 9. Bxh8 b6 10. Rxh7 Bc5+ 11. d4 (11. e3 Bb7 12. Qf1 Nh6 $16
    ) 11... Bb7 $14 12. Qf1 (12. e4 $142 Qe3+ 13. Kh1 $16) 12... Qg6 $18 13. dxc5
    Qxh7 14. Bxb7 Qxh8 15. c3 bxc5 (15... Qe5 16. Bxa8 Qxc5+ 17. Qf2 Qg5+ 18. Kf1
    Qc1+ 19. Qe1 $18) 16. Bxa8 Ne7 (16... Qh6 17. Qf3 $18) 17. Qf4 Qg7+ (17... Nbc6
    18. Bxc6 Nxc6 19. Qe3+ Qe5 20. Qxe5+ Nxe5 21. Nd2 $18) 18. Kf1 (18. Kf2 d6 $18)
    18... Kd8 (18... Nbc6 19. Qxc7 Qh6 20. Kf2 $18) 19. Be4 (19. Ke1 Nbc6 $18)
    19... Kc8 (19... d5 20. Bf3 $18) 20. a4 (20. Ke1 Kd8 $18) 20... Nbc6 21. a5 (
    21. Bxc6 Nxc6 22. Ke1 Nb4 $18) 21... Nb4 (21... Ne5 22. Qe3 Qf6+ 23. Bf3 $18)
    22. a6 (22. cxb4 $5 f5 23. Ra3 fxe4 24. bxc5 Nc6 $18) 22... Nbd5 23. Qf3 Nf6 (
    23... c6 24. Bxd5 Nxd5 25. e4 $18) 24. Bb7+ Kd8 25. Na3 Ng4 26. Qf4 (26. Ke1
    Nf5 27. Rc1 Qg5 $18) 26... Qxc3 27. Qxc7+ $1 (27. Qxc7+ Ke8 28. Qb8+ Nc8 29.
    Rb1 (29. Bxc8 $6 Qxa1+ 30. Nb1 Qf6+ 31. Ke1 Qf2+ 32. Kd1 Qd4+ 33. Kc1 Qe3+ 34.
    Nd2 Qc3+ 35. Kd1 Ne3+ 36. Ke1 Qc1+ 37. Kf2 Ng4+ (37... Qxd2 $143 38. Bb7+ Ke7
    39. Qe5+ Kd8 40. Qg5+ Ke8 41. Qxe3+ Qxe3+ 42. Kxe3 $18) 38. Kf3 Qxd2 $11) 29...
    Qh3+ 30. Kg1 Qxa3 31. Qf4 $18 (31. Bxc8 $6 Qe3+ 32. Kg2 Qxe2+ 33. Kh3 Ne5 $16))
    1-0
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Rachtan, Andrzej"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "43"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 exf4 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 gxh2+ 7. Kf1
    hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg4 9. Bxh8 h5 10. Nc3 Qg6 11. Nd5 Bd6 12. e4 c6 13. Ne3 Nf6
    14. Qf3 Nxe4 $4 (14... Ng4 $142 15. Nxg4 hxg4 $14) 15. Qxe4+ $18 Qxe4 16. Bxe4
    Bf4 (16... Bb4 17. c3 Be7 18. Rxh5 $18) 17. Rxh5 (17. Bf5 Kd8 $18) 17... d5 18.
    Bf5 Bxf5 19. Rxf5 Bxe3+ 20. dxe3 Nd7 21. Bf6 (21. Raf1 $5 Ke7 22. Rxf7+ Ke6 $18
    ) 21... a5 (21... Nxf6 22. Rxf6 Ke7 23. Rh6 $18) 22. Re1 (22. Re1 Nxf6 23. Rxf6
    $18) (22. Raf1 $5 b5 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr KMG-25"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "De Visser, Arno"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "56"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 exf4 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 gxh2+ 7. Kf1
    hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg4 9. Bxh8 h5 10. Nc3 $11 c6 11. e4 d6 12. Rxh5 (12. Bd4 Qxd1+
    13. Nxd1 Bg4 $11) 12... Qg6 (12... Bxc3 13. Qxg4 Bxg4 14. Rg5 Bxa1 15. Rxg8+
    Ke7 16. Bxa1 $11) 13. Rh4 Ba5 (13... Qg5 14. Rh5 Qg6 15. Rh1 $11) 14. Qf3 (14.
    Qh5 Qg3 $14) 14... Be6 (14... Bd8 15. Rh2 $11) 15. d4 (15. Kf2 Bd8 16. Rhh1 Nd7
    $14) 15... Bxc3 (15... Bd8 16. Rh1 $11) 16. Qxc3 $14 Nd7 (16... Na6 17. Kf2 $14
    ) 17. Rf1 (17. Kf2 Qg5 18. Qg3 Qd2+ 19. Kg1 Ne7 $14) 17... d5 (17... Bxa2 18.
    Rff4 Ne7 19. Qb2 $15) 18. exd5 (18. Rf3 Qg5 (18... dxe4 $4 19. Rg3 Ne7 20. Rxg6
    Nxg6 21. Rxe4 $18) 19. Rg3 Qxh4 20. Rxg8+ Nf8 $18) 18... Bxd5 {
    The mate threat is Qxg2.} 19. Qe3+ (19. Re1+ Kd8 20. Re2 Nb6 $14) 19... Kd8 (
    19... Ne7 20. Qe2 $11) 20. Qd2 (20. Qh3 Be6 21. Qc3 $11) 20... Kc7 (20... Nb6
    $142 $5 21. Rff4 Nc4 $11 (21... Bxa2 22. Rfg4 Qe6 23. Rxg8+ Kd7 24. Rxa8 Nxa8
    25. Rh6 $18)) 21. Qf4+ $16 Kb6 $2 (21... Kc8 22. Rg4 Qh7 23. Be5 Bxg2 24. Rxg2
    $18 (24. Kxg2 $143 Nxe5 25. dxe5 Nh6 $18)) 22. Rf2 (22. Rg4 Qh6 23. Rb1+ Ka5
    24. Qc7+ Nb6 25. Rg3 $18) 22... Re8 (22... Bxa2 23. d5 Bxd5 24. c4 Bxc4 25.
    Qxc4 $18) 23. Be5 Ne7 $2 (23... Kb5 24. Rg4 Qe6 25. c4+ Bxc4 26. Rb2+ Ka6 27.
    Qg3 $18) 24. c4 (24. Bc7+ $142 $5 Ka6 25. Rh6 $18) 24... Bxg2 (24... Bxc4 25.
    Bc7+ Ka6 26. d5 Nxd5 27. Qxc4+ b5 28. Qd4 $18) 25. c5+ (25. Rxg2 Qb1+ 26. Kh2
    Nxe5 27. dxe5 $18) 25... Ka6 $14 26. Rxg2 Qb1+ 27. Qf1+ (27. Kh2 Ng6 28. Qf3
    Qb4 29. Qd3+ b5 30. cxb6+ Kb7 $14) 27... Qxf1+ $11 28. Kxf1 Ng6 (28... Ng6 29.
    Rh3 Ngxe5 30. Ra3+ Kb5 31. Rb2+ Kc4 32. Ra4+ Kd5 33. Rxb7 a6 $14) *
    
    [Event "corr KMG-25"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "De Visser, Arno"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "51"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 $2 exf4 $19 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 $4
    gxh2+ $19 7. Kf1 hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg4 9. Bxh8 h6 10. Nc3 c6 11. Qf1 (11. e4 $5
    Qg6 12. Qh5 $11) 11... d5 $15 12. Qf2 Na6 13. e4 Bc5 14. Bd4 Bxd4 15. Qxd4 Be6
    16. Rb1 c5 (16... f5 $142 $5 $11) 17. Qa4+ $14 Bd7 18. Qb3 Qg3 $2 (18... Nb4
    $142 $5 19. Nxd5 Rc8 $14) 19. Nxd5 (19. Qxb7 Nc7 20. Nxd5 Rc8 $18) 19... Qxb3 (
    19... Qd6 20. e5 Qxe5 21. Qc3 $14 (21. Qxb7 Rb8 $19)) 20. axb3 (20. Rxb3 $5 Bc6
    $18) 20... Be6 21. Bf1 (21. Re1 Bxd5 22. exd5+ Kd7 $16) 21... Bxd5 22. exd5 Nb4
    23. Re1+ Kd8 (23... Kd7 24. c4 $14) 24. c4 (24. c3 Nc2 25. Rc1 Na3 $16) 24...
    Nc2 $14 25. Re4 Kc7 26. Rh3 (26. Rh3 Rd8 27. Kg2 $14) *
    
    [Event "corr KMG-22"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Zylla, Johannes"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "39"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 $2 exf4 $17 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 gxh2+
    7. Kf1 hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg4 9. Bxh8 f6 10. Nc3 c6 (10... Bxc3 11. dxc3 Qg6 12.
    Qd3 $14) 11. e4 (11. Rxh7 Qf5 12. Rg7 Nh6 $14) 11... Qg6 12. Qh5 Qxh5 13. Rxh5
    h6 14. Rf1 {Attacks the isolani on f6} (14. Nb1 b5 $14) 14... Kf7 (14... Bxc3
    15. dxc3 d6 16. Bxf6 $16) 15. e5 Kg6 (15... d6 16. Ne4 d5 17. Nxf6 Bxd2 18. e6+
    Bxe6 19. Re5 Nxf6 20. Bxf6 $18) 16. exf6 (16. Rh3 f5 17. Rg3+ Kh7 18. Bf6 Nxf6
    19. Rxf5 Bc5+ 20. Kh1 $18) 16... Kf7 $2 (16... Kxh5 $142 17. f7 Nf6 18. Bxf6
    Bf8 $14) 17. Nd5 Ba5 18. Ne7 (18. Re5 Bb6+ 19. Nxb6 d6 $18) 18... Bb6+ 19. Kh1
    Nxe7 20. Rxh6 (20. Rxh6 Ng6 21. Rh7+ Ke6 22. Re1+ Kf5 23. Re8 $18) (20. fxe7+
    Kxe7 21. Re5+ Kd6 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr KMG-30"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Zimmer, Georg"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "45"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 exf4 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 gxh2+ 7. Kf1
    hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg4 9. Bxh8 f6 10. Nc3 Bc5+ 11. e3 Qxd1+ 12. Rxd1 c6 13. Ne4
    Be7 14. Rf1 (14. Rxh7 $142 d5 15. Ng3 $16) 14... Kd8 $2 (14... d5 $142 15.
    Nxf6+ Nxf6 16. Bxf6 Bxf6 17. Rxf6 Nd7 $16) 15. Nxf6 $18 Nxf6 16. Bxf6 (16. Rxf6
    $6 Bxf6 17. Bxf6+ Kc7 18. Rxh7 Kb6 $16) 16... Bxf6 17. Rxf6 Na6 (17... Ke7 18.
    Rfh6 $18) 18. a3 Ke7 19. Rf4 Nc5 20. Rxh7+ Kd6 21. Rf8 (21. d4 Na4 $18) 21...
    Kc7 (21... Ne6 22. Re8 $18) 22. Bh3 a5 (22... Kb6 23. d4 Ne6 24. Bxe6 dxe6 25.
    c4 $18) 23. d4 (23. d4 Ne4 24. Bf5 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "email KMG-55"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Hasler, Ulrich"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "35"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 exf4 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 gxh2+ 7. Kf1
    hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg4 9. Bxh8 f6 $6 10. Nc3 c6 11. Rxh7 Bxc3 12. dxc3 Qf5 (12...
    Qe6) (12... d5 $6 13. e4 dxe4 14. Qxg4 Bxg4 15. Re1 f5 16. Bxe4 $18) 13. Qd3
    Qxd3 (13... Qg5 14. Rf1 $18) 14. exd3 d5 15. Re1+ Kf8 $2 (15... Kd8 $18) 16.
    Bf3 b6 17. Bg7+ Kf7 18. Bh5# 1-0
    
    [Event "corr KMG-25"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Meybohm, Dirk"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "32"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 exf4 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 gxh2+ 7. Kf1
    hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg4 9. Bxh8 f6 10. Rxh7 Bc5+ 11. Kh1 Qg6 12. Rh4 (12. Rh2 d6
    13. Bf3 Ke7 14. Qf1 c6 15. Qg2 Qxg2+ 16. Rxg2 Be6 17. Rg7+ {
    1-0 Nemec,Z-Hasler,U/corr KMG-55 2001}) 12... Bf2 13. Rh3 d6 $146 (13... c6 14.
    Qf1 {Sternik,R-Meybohm,D/corr KMG(?) 1990/[Fritz 8 (No MMX) (3s)]}) 14. Qf1 (
    14. Rh2 Bg3 15. Qg1 Ne7 $17 (15... Bxh2 $4 16. Bc6+ Nxc6 17. Qxg6+ Kd7 18. Qg4+
    f5 19. Qxf5+ Kd8 20. Qf8+ Kd7 21. Qxg8 $18)) 14... Bxh3 $19 15. Bxh3 Bb6 (15...
    Qh7 $5 16. Qxf2 Qxh3+ 17. Qh2 Qf1+ 18. Qg1 Qxg1+ 19. Kxg1 $19) 16. Nc3 $2 (16.
    Qg2 Qh7 17. Qh2 $19) 16... Nd7 (16... Nd7 17. Qf5 Qf7 $15) (16... Qxc2 $6 17.
    Qb1 Qxb1+ 18. Rxb1 $17) *
    
    [Event "corr KMG-30"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Kucharkowski, Jens"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 exf4 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 gxh2+ 7. Kf1
    hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg5 9. Bxh8 Nf6 10. Qf1 Nh5 11. Qf3 Nf4 12. Rh2 (12. Rxh7 $5 d5
    13. Rg7 $14) 12... h6 13. e3 Ne6 (13... Nxg2 $2 14. Rxg2 Qh4 15. Rg8+ Ke7 16.
    Rxc8 $18) 14. Nc3 Qg6 15. Ne4 Be7 (15... f5 16. Qg3 Qxg3 17. Nxg3 f4 18. exf4
    Bxd2 $16) 16. Qh5 $14 Qxh5 (16... Qg8 $5 17. Nf6+ Bxf6 18. Bxf6 d6 $16) 17.
    Rxh5 $16 d6 18. Nf6+ Kd8 19. Rxh6 c6 20. Rf1 Bf8 21. Rh7 Ng5 22. Rh5 Ne6 23.
    Nh7 Ke8 24. Rhf5 Nd8 25. Rg5 Be6 (25... Ne6 26. Rg8 Nd7 27. Bh3 $18 (27. Nxf8
    $6 Nexf8 28. Bf3 Ke7 $18)) 26. Rg8 (26. Nxf8 $6 Kxf8 27. Bg7+ Ke8 $18) 26...
    Nd7 27. Bg7 (27. Nxf8 $5 Nxf8 28. Bg7 Kd7 29. Rxf8 Bxa2 $18) 27... f5 28. Rh8 (
    28. Rh8 Nf7 29. Nxf8 (29. Bxf8 $6 Nxh8 30. Bxd6 Nf7 $11) (29. Rxf8+ $6 Nxf8 30.
    Bxf8 Bxa2 $18) 29... Bxa2 30. Nxd7+ Nxh8 31. Nf8 $18) (28. Rxf8+ $6 Nxf8 29.
    Nxf8 Bxa2 30. Rxf5 a5 $18) (28. Nxf8 Bxg8 29. Nxd7 Kxd7 $15) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr KMG-30"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Rosner, Dirk"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "57"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 exf4 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 gxh2+ 7. Kf1
    hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg5 9. Bxh8 Nf6 10. Qf1 Be7 11. Nc3 Qxd2 12. Rh3 (12. Bxf6 $5
    Qe3+ 13. Qf2 Qxf2+ 14. Kxf2 Bxf6 15. Nd5 $11) 12... Qg5 $17 13. Qf3 (13. Bxf6
    Bxf6 (13... Qxf6 $6 14. Rxh7 c6 15. Ne4 Qd4+ 16. e3 Qxe3+ 17. Kh2 $14) 14. Ne4
    Bd4+ 15. e3 Bxe3+ 16. Kh1 Qf4 $16) 13... d6 14. Rg3 Qc5+ 15. Kh1 Nbd7 16. Rf1
    Qc4 (16... Ne5 17. Qf4 Ng6 18. Rxg6 Qh5+ 19. Kg1 Qxg6 20. Bxf6 $11) 17. Qe3 (
    17. Nd5 $5 Qxd5 18. Qxd5 Nxd5 19. Bxd5 $11) 17... Ng4 $15 18. Rxg4 $2 (18. Qd4
    $142 $5 Qxd4 19. Bxd4 $17) 18... Qxg4 $19 19. Nd5 Qh4+ 20. Kg1 Kf8 (20... Kd8
    21. Rxf7 Bg5 22. Qe6 $18) 21. Nxc7 (21. Rf4 $5 Qe1+ 22. Rf1 $11) 21... Rb8 $15
    22. Rf4 Qh5 23. Qg3 $4 (23. Rxf7+ $142 Kxf7 24. Bd5+ Kg6 25. Be4+ Kf7 26. Bd5+
    Kg6 27. Be4+ Kf7 28. Bd5+ $11) 23... Bd8 $4 (23... Qc5+ 24. Bd4 Bg5 25. Bxc5 h6
    $18) 24. Bg7+ $18 Ke7 25. Nd5+ Ke8 26. Re4+ Ne5 27. Bxe5 Be6 28. Nf4 Qh6 29.
    Bxd6 (29. Bxd6 Bb6+ 30. Kf1 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr KMG-30"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Rosner, Dirk"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "61"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 $2 exf4 $19 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 $4 gxh2+
    $19 7. Kf1 hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg5 9. Bxh8 Nf6 10. e3 d6 (10... Be7 $5 $15) 11. c3
    $14 Bc5 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Rxh7 Nd7 (13... c6 14. d4 Bf5 15. Rh5 $16) 14. Qf3 (
    14. d4 Nf8 15. Rh5 Bb6 $14) 14... Qxf3 (14... Qe6 $5 $11) 15. Bxf3 $16 Nf8 16.
    Rh8 c6 (16... Ke7 17. d4 Bb6 18. Nd2 $16) 17. d4 Bb6 18. Nd2 Be6 (18... Ke7 19.
    Rf1 $16) 19. c4 O-O-O (19... Ke7 20. Rb1 $16) 20. Ne4 (20. Kf2 Ba5 21. Ne4 Bb4
    $16) 20... Bc7 21. Rc1 (21. d5 cxd5 22. cxd5 Bxd5 23. Nxd6+ Bxd6 24. Bxd5 Be5
    25. Rc1+ Kb8 $16) 21... d5 (21... Nd7 22. Rh7 $16) 22. cxd5 Bxd5 23. Nd6+ Bxd6
    24. Bxd5 Bb4 (24... Ne6 25. Bxe6+ fxe6 26. Rxd8+ Kxd8 27. Kf2 $16) 25. Rc4 Rxd5
    26. Rxb4 Rd8 27. Kf2 (27. e4 b6 $16) 27... Kc7 (27... f5 28. Ra4 $18) 28. e4
    $18 Ne6 29. Rxd8 Nxd8 30. Ra4 (30. Ke3 Ne6 $18) 30... a6 $16 31. Ke3 (31. Ke3
    Kd6 32. a3 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr sok"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Mothes, Rainer"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "71"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 exf4 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 gxh2+ 7. Kf1
    hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg5 9. Bxh8 Nf6 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. d4 Nc6 (11... Be1 $1 12. Bf3
    Nc6 $17) 12. c3 $11 Bf8 13. Rxh7 d5 14. e4 dxe4 15. Bxe4 Bf5 16. Bxf5 Qxf5 17.
    Qh5 Qxh5 18. Rxh5 O-O-O (18... Bg7 19. Rh7 Bf6 20. Nd2 Nxd4 21. Ne4 $16) 19.
    Nd2 $16 Bg7 20. Rf1 Rg8 21. Kf2 Bf8 22. Ne4 Be7 23. Ke3 Nd8 24. Re5 Kd7 25.
    Nf6+ Bxf6 26. Rxf6 Rg2 27. a4 Rg3+ 28. Rf3 Rg6 29. Kd3 Rb6 30. Rd5+ Kc8 31. Rh3
    c6 32. Ra5 a6 33. Kc2 Kd7 34. Rh6 Kc7 35. Rf6 Kd7 36. Re5 (36. Re5 a5 37. Rxa5
    $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr KMG-22"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Zylla, Johannes"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "50"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 $2 exf4 $19 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 $4
    gxh2+ 7. Kf1 hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg5 9. Bxh8 Nf6 10. c3 Bc5+ 11. e3 Ng4 12. Bd4 (
    12. Qf3 h6 $11) 12... h5 (12... Bxd4 13. cxd4 Nf6 14. Nc3 $15) 13. Qe1 (13.
    Bxc5 $5 Qxc5 14. Qf3 $11) 13... Be7 $15 14. e4 (14. c4 Nc6 15. Bc3 Nge5 $15)
    14... Nc6 $17 15. Bf2 Nxf2 (15... Qb5 16. c4 Qg5 17. d4 $15) 16. Qxf2 d6 17. d4
    Bg4 18. Nd2 O-O-O 19. Rf1 Rg8 20. Nf3 Qg7 21. Nh4 Bg5 22. Kh2 (22. Qxf7 Be3+
    23. Kh2 Qg5 $11) 22... Ne7 $17 23. Nf5 $4 (23. Kg1 $142 $17) 23... Bxf5 $19 24.
    exf5 (24. Rhg1 Bd7 25. Qf3 $19) 24... Bf4+ $3 25. Kg1 (25. Qxf4 {A deflection}
    Qxg2# {A beautiful mate combination}) 25... Be3 $3 (25... Be3 26. Rh2 Nxf5 $19)
    (25... Nxf5 $6 26. Qf3 c6 27. Rf2 $17) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-30"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Zimmer, Georg"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "41"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 exf4 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 gxh2+ 7. Kf1
    hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg5 9. Bxh8 Nf6 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. c3 Qg7 12. Qc2 h6 13. cxb4 (
    13. Qe4+ Be7 $11) 13... Qxa1 $17 14. Qh7 (14. Qe4+ Kf8 15. Rxh6 $16) 14... Qd4+
    (14... Nc6 $142 $17) 15. e3 $11 Qxb4 16. Qh8+ Qf8 17. Rxh6 Nc6 18. Bxc6 (18.
    Qf6 Ne7 19. Rh8 $18) 18... dxc6 $11 (18... bxc6 $2 19. Qe5+ Kd8 20. Rh8 Qxh8
    21. Qxh8+ Ke7 22. Nc3 $18) 19. Qe5+ Kd7 $4 (19... Qe7 $142 20. Qh8+ Qf8 21.
    Qe5+ Qe7 22. Qh8+ Qf8 $11) 20. Qd4+ $18 Ke7 21. Rh8 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr KMG-22"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Buck, Dieter"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "31"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 $2 exf4 $17 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 gxh2+
    7. Kf1 hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg5 9. Bxh8 h5 10. e3 h4 11. Qf3 Be7 12. Nc3 c6 13. Rf1
    Qg6 14. Ne4 $2 (14. Qe4 Qh6 15. Qd4 d5 $11) 14... f5 (14... d5 $142 15. Nf2 Qh7
    $17) 15. Nf2 $11 d5 16. Qf4 *
    
    [Event "corr KMG-90-25"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Meybohm, Dirk"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "30"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 $2 exf4 $19 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 6. Bg2 $4
    gxh2+ $19 7. Kf1 hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg5 9. Bxh8 h5 10. Nc3 d6 (10... Na6 11. e3
    Nf6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Nd5 $16) 11. Ne4 Qg6 12. Bd4 (12. Qb1 $5 Nc6 13. c3 $11)
    12... Nc6 (12... Bf5 13. d3 $17) 13. Bf2 $19 Bg4 (13... Bf5 14. Rh4 d5 15. Nc5
    Bxc2 16. Qc1 $19) 14. Bh4 $2 (14. c3 Bf5 15. Ng3 Bc2 $11) 14... f5 (14... Bf5
    $142 $5 15. d3 Bxe4 16. dxe4 Bc3 $19) 15. Ng3 (15. Nf2 Bc5 $15) 15... f4 (15...
    f4 16. c3 Bxc3 17. dxc3 fxg3 $15) *
    
    [Event "corr KMG-22"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Kucharkowski, Jens"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "61"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 (1. e4 $5 $11) 1... e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 $2 (3. Bxe5 $142 f6 4. Bf4
    $11) 3... exf4 $19 4. Bxg7 Qh4+ 5. g3 fxg3 {Threatening mate... how?} 6. Bg2 $4
    (6. Nf3 g2+ 7. Nxh4 gxh1=Q $19) 6... gxh2+ 7. Kf1 hxg1=Q+ 8. Kxg1 Qg5 9. Bxh8
    h5 10. e4 h4 11. Nc3 c6 (11... Bc5+ 12. Kf1 Ne7 13. d4 $11) 12. Qe1 Be7 13. Rh2
    (13. Bd4 c5 14. Bf2 h3 15. Rxh3 d6 $18) 13... d6 14. Kh1 Nd7 15. Bf3 Nh6 16.
    Qe2 Ne5 17. Rg1 Qf4 18. Rf2 h3 (18... Nxf3 $4 19. Rxf3 Qg4 20. Rxg4 Bxg4 21.
    Bd4 $18) 19. Bg7 (19. Bg4 Bxg4 20. Rxf4 Bxe2 21. Nxe2 Ng6 $15) 19... Nxf3 20.
    Rxf3 Qh4 21. Bxh6 Qxh6 22. Rg8+ Bf8 23. Nd5 Rb8 (23... cxd5 24. exd5+ {
    Discovered attack}) 24. e5 $4 (24. Qf2 f5 25. Qxa7 $18) 24... cxd5 $11 25.
    exd6+ Be6 26. Qb5+ Bd7 27. Qxd5 $4 (27. Qe2+ $142 Be6 28. Qb5+ Bd7 29. Qe2+ Be6
    $11) 27... Be6 $4 (27... f5 28. Kh2 Be6 29. d7+ Ke7 (29... Bxd7 $143 30. Re3+
    Kd8 31. Qa5+ b6 32. Qe5 $11) 30. d8=Q+ Rxd8 31. Qxb7+ Rd7 32. Qb4+ Kf7 33.
    Rxf8+ Qxf8 34. Qxf8+ Kxf8 $19) 28. Qb5+ $18 Bd7 29. Qe5+ Be6 30. d7+ $1 Kxd7 {
    Decoy to d7} 31. Rd3+ (31. Rd3+ Kc6 32. Qxb8 $18) (31. Qxb8 $6 Bd5 32. Qxf8
    Qxf8 33. Rxf8 Bxf3+ 34. Kh2 Bd5 $14) 1-0
    
    [Event "email KMG-58"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Vetterlein, D."]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "45"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 f6 4. fxe5 fxe5 5. Bxe5 Nf6 6. Nf3 (6. c3 Be7 $15)
    6... Nc6 (6... O-O 7. e3 $15) 7. Bb2 O-O 8. e3 d5 9. Be2 Bg4 (9... Na5 10. Bd4
    $15) 10. O-O $11 Qe7 11. Nc3 Rad8 12. Rb1 Ne4 13. Nxe4 dxe4 14. Nd4 Rxf1+ 15.
    Qxf1 Bxe2 (15... Rf8 16. Qe1 Nxd4 17. Bxg4 Nxc2 18. Qd1 $17) 16. Qxe2 $11 Nxd4
    17. exd4 c5 (17... Bd6 18. Rf1 $11) 18. c3 Ba5 19. Ba3 b6 (19... Qe6 20. Bxc5
    b6 21. d5 Qxd5 22. Bd4 $14) 20. dxc5 $14 bxc5 21. Qc4+ Qf7 22. Qxf7+ (22. Qxc5
    $2 Qxa2 23. Qb5 Qxa3 24. Qc4+ Kh8 25. Qxe4 Qc5+ 26. Qe3 Qxe3+ 27. dxe3 Bxc3 $19
    ) (22. Qxe4 $6 Bb6 $11 (22... Rxd2 $143 23. Rf1 Qd7 24. Bxc5 $18)) 22... Kxf7
    23. Rb7+ (23. Rb7+ Ke6 24. Rxa7 $14) *
    
    [Event "corr KMG-31"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Grehl, Siegfried"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "51"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Ne7 4. fxe5 O-O (4... d5 5. exd6 Bxd6 6. e4 $15 (6.
    Bxg7 $2 Nf5 7. Nf3 Nxg7 $19)) 5. c3 (5. a3 Ba5 $15) 5... Ba5 6. Nf3 c5 (6... d5
    7. exd6 Qxd6 8. e4 $15) 7. e3 (7. e4 d5 8. exd6 Qxd6 $11) 7... Nbc6 (7... Bc7
    8. Bd3 $15) 8. Be2 (8. Bd3 d6 9. exd6 Qxd6 $15) 8... Ng6 (8... Bc7 9. d4 d6 10.
    exd6 Qxd6 11. O-O $15) 9. d4 (9. Ba3 b6 $11) 9... cxd4 (9... d6 10. exd6 cxd4
    11. exd4 Qxd6 12. O-O $11) 10. exd4 d6 (10... Re8 11. Ba3 Nf4 12. O-O Nxe2+ 13.
    Qxe2 $17) 11. exd6 {Black creates threats along the open e-file} (11. Ba3 Bc7
    $11) 11... Re8 12. O-O Qxd6 13. Bc4 (13. Bd3 Bg4 $11) 13... Be6 14. Bxe6 Qxe6
    15. Kh1 (15. Bc1 Bb6 $11) 15... Qe2 (15... Rad8 16. Bc1 $15) 16. Qxe2 (16. Bc1
    Rad8 $15) 16... Rxe2 {Black gets the initiative} 17. Nbd2 (17. Bc1 Rd8 $15)
    17... Nf4 $17 18. Nc4 (18. Rab1 Rae8 $17) 18... Nd3 (18... Rxg2 $143 19. d5 Ne7
    20. Bc1 Bxc3 21. Bxf4 $11) 19. Nxa5 Nxa5 (19... Rxb2 $6 20. Nc4 Rc2 21. Nd6 $11
    ) 20. Bc1 Rc2 (20... Rc8 21. Kg1 $17) 21. Ng5 (21. Ne1 $5 Rxc1 22. Nxd3 Rxc3
    23. Nf4 $17) 21... Nc4 (21... Nxc1 $6 22. Raxc1 Rxa2 23. Nxf7 $15 (23. Rxf7 $2
    h6 $19)) 22. Nh3 Rxc3 (22... Rd8 23. Rb1 $19) 23. Nf4 (23. Rb1 b5 24. Bf4 b4
    $19) 23... Nxf4 (23... Rd8 $142 $5 $19) 24. Bxf4 $17 Rc8 (24... Rd8 25. Rab1 b6
    26. Rfd1 $17) 25. Rfd1 (25. Rfc1 Rd3 26. Rd1 Nb2 $17) 25... Nb2 (25... Rc2 26.
    d5 $17) 26. Rdb1 (26. Rdb1 Rc2 27. d5 $17) (26. Rdc1 Rxc1+ 27. Rxc1 Rxc1+ 28.
    Bxc1 Nc4 $17) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr KMG-40"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Luzuriaga, Norberto Horacio"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "45"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nf6 4. Bxe5 Nc6 5. e3 O-O 6. Nf3 Nxe5 7. fxe5 Ng4 8.
    c3 Be7 9. Bc4 d5 10. Be2 (10. exd6 Bxd6 11. Qe2 c6 $15) 10... Re8 (10... c5 11.
    O-O $17) 11. O-O (11. Qa4 Bd7 12. Qd4 Be6 $15) 11... Bf8 $17 12. Qc2 Nxe5 13.
    c4 Nxc4 14. Bxc4 dxc4 15. Qxc4 Bf5 16. Nd4 Bg6 17. Rf2 c5 18. Nf3 a6 19. Nc3 b5
    20. Qg4 Qc8 21. Qf4 Qe6 22. Ng5 Qd7 23. Qf3 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-30"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kucharkowski, Jens"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "46"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 $2 Nh6 4. fxe5 Ng4 5. c4 $2 Ne3 $19 6. Qb3 Qh4+
    7. g3 Qe4 8. Nf3 Nc2+ 9. Kd1 Nxa1 10. Bxa1 Nc6 (10... Na6 11. Bg2 $19) 11. d4 (
    11. Nc3 Qg4 $19) 11... a5 12. a3 Be7 (12... Bf8 13. c5 d5 14. Nc3 $17) 13. d5
    $17 a4 (13... Nd8 14. Qd3 Qxd3+ 15. exd3 $17) 14. Qd3 Qxd3+ 15. exd3 Na5 16.
    Bg2 Nb3 17. Bb2 O-O (17... Nc5 18. Kc2 $17) 18. Nc3 $15 d6 19. Nb5 Bd7 20. exd6
    (20. Nxc7 Rac8 21. Nb5 Bxb5 22. cxb5 $17) 20... Bxd6 $17 (20... cxd6 $6 21. Re1
    Rae8 22. Nc7 $15) 21. Nxd6 cxd6 22. Nd4 (22. h3 Rae8 $17) 22... Nxd4 (22...
    Rfe8 23. Rf1 $19) 23. Bxd4 $17 Bg4+ (23... Bg4+ 24. Kd2 Rae8 $17) (23... b5 24.
    Kd2 $17) 0-1
    
    [Event "email KMG-54"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Wallace, Gary"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "97"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Ng4 5. Nf3 Ne3 (5... Nc6 6. Nc3 d6 7.
    Nd5 Ba5 8. exd6 Qxd6 9. e4 O-O 10. Bc4 Bf5 11. Ng5 Rae8 12. Qe2 h6 13. Rf1 Bg6
    14. Nxf7 Rxf7 15. Rxf7 Bxf7 16. Qxg4 Ne5 17. Qg3 Bxd2+ 18. Ke2 Bg5 19. Bb3 Kh8
    20. Kf1 {pcmvr (2775)-pawnder/net-chess.com 2008/0-1}) 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 O-O
    8. Nc3 $146 (8. a3 Be7 9. Nc3 Nc6 10. Kf2 Bc5+ 11. e3 d6 12. Na4 Qe8 13. Nxc5
    dxc5 14. Bc3 Bg4 15. Qb2 b6 16. Kg1 Qe6 17. Ne1 a6 18. Nd3 Qh6 19. Rf2 Rad8 20.
    Qb3 Bc8 21. Raf1 Be6 22. Qa4 {1/2-1/2 Benassi,A-Plock,J/corr KMG-52 2001}) (8.
    Ba3 Nc6 9. Bxb4 Nxb4 10. c3 Nc6 11. d4 d6 12. exd6 Qxd6 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. Nbd2
    Rae8 15. Rf2 Qf4 16. Nf1 Bf5 17. Qb3 Qd6 18. Ng3 Be6 19. Qc2 f6 20. Kf1 Na5 21.
    Nd2 b6 22. Kg1 c5 {Andersson,L-Venturi,A/corr ICCF EU-H-1126 1995/0-1 (44)})
    8... d5 9. exd6 Qxd6 10. Nb5 (10. a3 Ba5 $15) 10... Qb6 11. c4 Na6 12. Bd4 Bc5
    (12... c5 13. Be5 $15) 13. Bxc5 (13. Qc3 Bxd4 14. Qxd4 Qg6 $11) 13... Nxc5 $15
    14. d4 Ne4 15. Qf4 Qa5+ 16. Nd2 Nxd2 (16... f5 17. Rd1 (17. Nxc7 $2 Nxd2 18.
    Rh1 Ne4+ 19. Kf1 g5 $19) 17... Rf7 18. Rf3 $15) 17. Qxd2 $11 Qxd2+ (17... Qb6
    18. Qf4 Be6 19. Qxc7 $11) 18. Kxd2 $14 c6 19. Nc3 b6 20. a4 (20. e4 Re8 $14)
    20... Ba6 21. Kd3 Rad8 (21... f5 22. e4 fxe4+ 23. Nxe4 $14 (23. Kxe4 $143 Bxc4
    24. Rxf8+ Rxf8 $17)) 22. Rfb1 $16 f5 23. a5 b5 24. cxb5 cxb5 25. Rb4 (25. Nxb5
    $2 Rb8 $19) 25... Rf6 26. Nxb5 (26. g3 Rb8 $16) 26... Rfd6 (26... f4 27. Rab1
    $14) 27. e3 (27. Ke3 Re6+ 28. Kf3 Re7 $16) 27... f4 28. exf4 Bxb5+ 29. Rxb5
    Rxd4+ 30. Ke3 Rd3+ 31. Ke4 Rd2 (31... R3d4+ 32. Kf3 $16) 32. Rg1 (32. Rb7 a6
    33. Rb6 R8d4+ 34. Ke5 Rd7 35. Rxa6 Re7+ 36. Kf5 Rxg2 $16) 32... Ra2 (32...
    R8d4+ 33. Kf3 $16) 33. h4 (33. Rc1 a6 34. Rg5 Re8+ 35. Kf3 Rb8 $16) 33... Rd7 (
    33... Ra4+ 34. Kf3 $16) 34. g4 (34. g3 a6 35. Re5 Ra3 $16) 34... Ra4+ 35. Ke5
    a6 36. Rc5 Kf7 37. h5 (37. g5 g6 38. Rf1 Re7+ 39. Kd6 Rd4+ 40. Kc6 Re6+ 41. Kb7
    Rb4+ 42. Kc7 Re7+ 43. Kc6 Ree4 $16) 37... g6 (37... Re7+ 38. Kf5 Ree4 39. Rf1
    $16) 38. Rf1 (38. hxg6+ hxg6 39. f5 Re7+ 40. Kd6 Rd4+ 41. Kc6 Red7 $16) 38...
    gxh5 (38... Rb7 39. Kd6 $16) 39. gxh5 $18 Ra2 40. Rg1 (40. Rb1 Re2+ 41. Kf5
    Red2 $18) 40... Re2+ 41. Kf5 Rh2 (41... Red2 42. Re1 $18) 42. Kg5 Kg7 43. f5
    h6+ (43... Rf2 44. h6+ Kf7 45. Rb1 Rg2+ 46. Kf4 $18) 44. Kf4+ Kh7 (44... Kf7
    45. Rg6 Rxh5 46. Rxa6 $18) 45. f6 (45. Rg6 Rh4+ 46. Ke5 Rf7 $18) 45... Rf7 (
    45... Rh4+ 46. Kg3 Ra4 47. Rb1 $18) 46. Rf5 Re2 (46... Rd2 47. Rc1 $18) 47. Rb1
    Re8 (47... Rc7 48. Rd5 Rf2+ 49. Ke5 Rc8 50. Rd7+ Kg8 $18) 48. Rb6 Ra8 (48...
    Ra7 49. Re5 Rxe5 50. Kxe5 $18) 49. Re5 1-0
    
    [Event "email KMG-53"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Kucharkowski, Jens"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "109"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 (4... Qh4+ 5. g3 Qe4 6. Nf3 $15) (
    4... O-O 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. c3 Ba5 7. d4 Re8 8. e4 d6 9. Bb5 Bd7 10. Bxc6 Bxc6 11.
    Nbd2 Ng4 12. Nc4 Bb6 13. h3 Nh6 14. Qe2 d5 15. exd5 Qxd5 16. O-O Bb5 {
    Dziel-Kucharkowski, corr KMG-39 2000 (1:0-40)}) 5. c3 Ba5 (5... Bc5 6. Nf3 d5
    7. exd6 Nxd6 8. e4 O-O 9. e5 Re8 10. d4 Bb6 11. Bd3 Nc6 12. Qc2 g6 13. Nbd2 Bg4
    14. O-O-O Nf5 15. Ne4 Ne3 16. Qd2 Bxf3 17. gxf3 Nxd1 18. Nf6+ Kg7 19. Nxe8+
    Qxe8 20. Rxd1 Qe6 {Nemec-Sternik, email KMG-55 2002 (1:0-35)}) (5... Be7 6. e4
    Nh4 (6... Bh4+ $6 7. g3 Nxg3 8. hxg3 Bxg3+ 9. Ke2 $14) 7. g3 Ng6 8. d4 $14) 6.
    Nf3 (6. Qa4 $5) 6... d5 7. Qa4+ (7. e4 dxe4 8. Qa4+ Nd7 9. Qxe4 Nc5 10. Qc4)
    7... c6 8. e4 Nh4 9. exd5 (9. Nd4 $2 Ng6 10. Nf3 Bg4 11. exd5 Bxf3 12. gxf3
    Qxd5 $17) (9. Nxh4 $6 Qxh4+ 10. g3 Qxe4+ 11. Qxe4 dxe4 $17) 9... Nxf3+ 10. gxf3
    Qxd5 11. Qe4 Qxe4+ (11... Qd8 12. d4 $14) 12. fxe4 O-O 13. d4 $14 c5 14. Nd2
    Nc6 15. Nb3 (15. Be2 Rd8 16. Nb3) 15... Nxd4 (15... Bb6 $6 16. a4) 16. Nxa5
    Nc2+ 17. Kf2 Nxa1 18. Bxa1 b6 19. Nc4 Be6 20. Ke3 h6 $6 (20... Rad8 21. Be2 $14
    ) (20... b5 21. Nd6 a6 22. a3 $14) 21. a3 b5 22. Nd6 a6 23. Be2 Rab8 24. Rg1
    Rfd8 25. Nf5 Kh8 26. Rg3 (26. Nxg7 $2 Rg8 $17) 26... Rg8 27. Bb2 Kh7 (27...
    Bxf5 28. exf5 Rge8 29. c4 (29. Ke4 $6 Rxe5+ $1 30. Kxe5 Re8+ 31. Kd6 Rxe2 $14)
    29... bxc4 30. Bc3 Rb3 31. Kf4 Rxa3 32. e6 f6 33. Ke4 $16) 28. Bc1 g6 29. Nd6
    Rgd8 30. Kf2 (30. Rf3 Rd7 31. Kf2) 30... Rd7 (30... f6 $5 31. exf6 $1 Rxd6 32.
    Bf4 Rbd8 33. Bxd6 Rxd6 34. e5 Rd5 35. Bd3 Rxe5 36. Rxg6 Rd5 37. Be4 Re5 38.
    Rg7+ Kh8 39. Rh7+ Kg8 40. Bg6 Rg5 41. Rxh6 $16) 31. Be3 Rc7 32. Rg1 Rc6 33. Rb1
    (33. h4 b4 (33... f6 34. exf6 Rxd6 35. Bf4 Rbd8 36. Bxd6 Rxd6 37. Ke3 $16) 34.
    axb4 cxb4 35. cxb4 Rxb4 36. Ra1 Rb2 37. Bd4 Ra2 38. Rxa2 Bxa2 $16) (33. Kf3 $1)
    33... Kg7 (33... f6 $5) 34. Kf3 (34. h4 Kh7 (34... f6 35. exf6+ Kxf6 36. Bf4
    $18) 35. Kf3 $18) 34... h5 $6 (34... Kh7) (34... f6 $2 35. exf6+ Kxf6 36. e5+
    Kxe5 $2 (36... Kg7) 37. Bf4+ Kf6 38. Ne4+ Kf5 39. Bxb8 $18) 35. Kg3 Ba2 36. Rb2
    Be6 37. Bg5 Kg8 (37... Rcb6 38. Bf6+ Kh7 39. Kf4) 38. Bf6 Kh7 39. Kf4 Rcb6 40.
    Rb1 Ba2 41. Rg1 Be6 (41... b4 $2) (41... a5 42. Bxh5 $3 gxh5 $2 (42... Be6) (
    42... b4) 43. Rg7+ Kh8 44. Rg5+ Kh7 45. Rxh5+ Kg6 46. Rg5+ $18) 42. Rg5 Rc6 (
    42... Kh6 43. Nf5+ $1 Kh7 (43... gxf5 $2 44. Rxh5+ Kg6 45. Rh4 {
    i mat w dwoch posunieciach}) (43... Bxf5 44. exf5 Rxf6 45. exf6 Rb6 46. h4 Rxf6
    47. Ke5 Rb6 $18) 44. Be7 (44. Ne7) (44. Bxh5 $5)) (42... a5 43. Bxh5 gxh5 44.
    Rxh5+ Kg6 45. Rg5+ Kh6 46. Nf5+ Bxf5 47. Kxf5 Rxf6+ 48. exf6 b4 49. Rg3 Kh7 50.
    Rg7+ Kh6 51. axb4 cxb4 52. cxb4 axb4 53. Rg3 Kh7 54. Rh3+ Kg8 55. Rb3 Rb5+ 56.
    e5 $18) 43. Bxh5 $3 (43. Nf5 b4 44. cxb4 cxb4 45. Nd4 (45. axb4 $6 Rxb4 46. Ne7
    Rc2 $11) 45... Rc3 46. axb4 Rxb4 47. Nxe6 fxe6 48. Bxa6 Rc2) 43... b4 $1 (43...
    gxh5 $2 44. Rxh5+ Kg6 45. Rg5+ Kh6 46. Rg3 Kh7 47. Nf5 Bxf5 48. Kxf5 Rxf6+ 49.
    Kxf6 $18) 44. cxb4 (44. Bg4 $2 bxc3 $11) 44... cxb4 45. Bg4 (45. axb4 $6 gxh5
    46. Rxh5+ Kg6 47. Rg5+ Kh6 48. Rg7 Rc2 49. Nxf7+ Bxf7 50. Rxf7 Rxh2 51. Bg5+
    Kg6 52. Rf6+ Kg7 53. Rxa6 Rxb4) 45... Rc2 $6 (45... bxa3 $1 46. Bxe6 fxe6 47.
    Rg3 g5+ $1 48. Rxg5 (48. Kxg5 $4 Rg8+ 49. Kh5 Rxg3 50. hxg3 a2 $19) (48. Bxg5
    $2 $11 a2 49. Bf6 Rc7 (49... a1=Q $2 50. Rg7+ Kh6 51. Nf7+ Kh5 52. Rg5+ Kh4 53.
    Rg1+) 50. Rh3+) 48... Rc7 49. Nf5 a2 50. Rh5+ Kg8 51. Kg5 Rh7 52. Ne7+ Kf8 53.
    Rxh7 a1=Q 54. Kg6 Qg1+ 55. Bg5 Ke8 56. Rh8+ Kd7 57. Rxb8 $18) 46. Bxe6 fxe6 47.
    axb4 Rxh2 $6 (47... Rxb4 48. Rg1 a5 49. h4) 48. Rg1 Rxb4 49. Rc1 Rb8 50. Rc7+
    Kg8 51. Re7 a5 52. Rxe6 Rf2+ $2 (52... Rh7 53. Bg5 Rf8+ 54. Kg4) 53. Kg5 Rg2+
    54. Kh6 a4 55. Re7 1-0
    
    [Event "email KMG-52"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Plock, Joerg"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "84"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 5. Nf3 Ne3 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 O-O
    8. c3 Be7 9. d4 d6 10. exd6 (10. Nbd2 dxe5 11. Nxe5 Bd6 12. Ndf3 Nd7 13. Nxd7
    Bxd7 $11) 10... Bxd6 11. Ba3 (11. Rf2 Bg4 12. e4 Bxf3 13. gxf3 Qh4 14. e5 Re8
    $13) 11... c5 $1 12. e4 (12. dxc5 $6 Bxh2 13. Nxh2 Qh4+) (12. g3 Bh3 13. Rf2
    cxd4 14. cxd4 Bxa3 15. Nxa3 Qa5+ 16. Nd2 Nc6 17. Qc5 Qxc5 18. dxc5 Rae8 $13)
    12... Re8 (12... Bxh2 13. Bxc5 Bg3+ 14. Ke2 Re8 15. Nbd2 Bg4 $13) 13. e5 (13.
    Nbd2 cxd4 14. cxd4 Bxh2) 13... f6 14. Kf2 (14. Nbd2 $2 fxe5 15. dxc5 e4 $1 $19)
    (14. Qc2 fxe5 15. dxc5 e4 16. cxd6 exf3+ 17. Kd1 Qg5 18. gxf3 Bh3 $17) 14...
    fxe5 15. dxe5 Bxe5 16. Bxc5 (16. Nxe5 $5) 16... Qc7 17. Bd4 Bf4 18. Nbd2 Nc6 (
    18... Bxh2 19. Nxh2 Qxh2 20. Nf3 Qh5 21. Qg5 Qxg5 22. Nxg5 Nc6 $17) 19. Re1 (
    19. Kg1 Bg4 20. Qa3 Re2 21. Rae1 Rxd2 22. Nxd2 Bxd2 23. Qb3+ Kh8 24. Rf7 Nxd4
    25. cxd4 Qd6 26. Re4 Bh5 27. Qxb7 Rg8 $17) 19... Bg4 20. Qb2 (20. g3 Bh6 21.
    Qa3 Qf7 22. Qb3 Be6 23. Rxe6 Rxe6 $17) 20... Nxd4 (20... Bxd2 21. Nxd2 Nxd4 22.
    cxd4 Qxh2 $19) 21. cxd4 Bxh2 $6 (21... Bxd2 $1 22. Qxd2 Bxf3 23. Kxf3 Qxh2) 22.
    Ne5 (22. Qb3+ Kh8 23. Ne4 Qf4 24. Qe3 Bg3+ 25. Kg1 Qxe3+ 26. Rxe3 Bf4 $17)
    22... Bxe5 23. dxe5 Rf8+ 24. Kg1 Qc5+ 25. Kh2 (25. Kh1 $5) 25... Rae8 (25...
    Rf5 26. Qxb7 Rd8 27. Qb3+ Kh8 28. Qc4 Rh5+ 29. Kg3 Qe7 30. Qxg4 Rg5 $19) 26.
    Rac1 Qf2 27. Rf1 Qe2 28. Rfe1 (28. Rce1 $1) 28... Qd3 29. Ne4 (29. Qb3+ $5)
    29... Re6 30. Nc5 Rh6+ 31. Kg1 Qg3 $6 (31... Qd8 32. Rf1 b6) 32. Qb3+ Qxb3 33.
    axb3 b6 34. Ne4 a5 35. Nd6 Be6 36. Rc6 Bxb3 37. Rxb6 a4 38. Rc1 (38. Ra6 Re6
    39. Ra5 Re7 $15) 38... Rg6 39. Rc5 (39. Rb5 $5) 39... Rg4 (39... h5 $1) 40. Rb7
    (40. Ra6 $5) 40... h5 41. Ra5 h4 42. Kh2 Rf2 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-31"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Icic, Mladen"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "32"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 $2 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 5. Nf3 Ne3 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1
    O-O 8. c3 (8. Kf2 Re8 $15) 8... Be7 9. Ba3 c5 10. d4 d6 (10... b6 11. Kf2 $15)
    11. exd6 Bxd6 (11... Qxd6 $143 12. Bxc5 Qe6 13. d5 $16) 12. d5 (12. Bxc5 Bxc5
    13. dxc5 Nd7 $15) 12... b5 (12... Re8 13. Qg5 Be7 14. Qd2 $17) 13. e4 (13. c4
    b4 14. Bb2 Bxh2 15. Nxh2 Qh4+ 16. g3 Qxh2 $16) 13... Re8 14. Qe3 {
    White prepares the advance e5} f5 15. e5 Bxe5 $1 16. Kd1 (16. Qxe5 {
    A pinning theme} Rxe5+) 16... Qxd5+ (16... Qxd5+ 17. Nbd2 Nd7 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-40"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Gross, Gerald"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "56"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 5. Nf3 Ne3 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 f6 8.
    Nc3 (8. exf6 gxf6 9. Nh4 Rf8 10. a3 Ba5 11. e3 d5 12. Qd1 $14) 8... fxe5 9. Nd5
    (9. Nxe5 $2 Qh4+ 10. Kd1 Qxh2 11. Nf3 Qh5 12. Rb1 Nc6 $19) 9... Bc5 $2 (9...
    Ba5 10. Bxe5 O-O 11. Qb2 Rf7 12. O-O-O c6 $11) 10. Bxe5 O-O 11. Nxc7 Nc6 12.
    Nxa8 Nxe5 13. Nxe5 $2 (13. Qb2 Nxf3+ 14. Rxf3 Rxf3 15. exf3 Qh4+ 16. g3 Qxh2
    17. O-O-O Qxg3 18. Qb3+ $16) 13... Qh4+ 14. g3 Rxf1+ 15. Kxf1 Qh3+ 16. Ke1 Qxh2
    17. d4 Qxg3+ 18. Kd2 Bxd4 19. Nf3 Bf6 (19... Bxa1 20. Qxa1 Qf4+ 21. Kd1 b6 22.
    Qd4 $16) 20. Rb1 Qb8 21. Nb6 (21. Qh1 Qxa8 22. Qh5 h6 23. Qe8+ Kh7 24. Qe4+ Kg8
    25. Rg1 Kf8 $14) 21... axb6 22. Rxb6 Qa7 $6 (22... d5 $1) (22... Qc7 23. Qb1 d5
    $1) 23. Qb1 Qa5+ 24. Kc1 (24. Qb4 $1 Qxb4+ (24... Qxa2 25. Qc5 Qa8 26. Qd5+ Kh8
    27. Ne5 $18) 25. Rxb4 d6 26. Rb6 Be7 27. Nd4 $16) 24... Bg5+ 25. Kd1 Qd5+ 26.
    Ke1 Be3 27. Qb3 (27. Rb5 $5 Bc5 28. Qb3 Qxb3 29. axb3 $16) 27... Qxb3 28. Rxb3
    Bc5 $14 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr KMG-34"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1998.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Dobrzycki, Bogumil"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "50"]
    [EventDate "1998.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 5. c3 Ba5 6. Nf3 d5 7. exd6 Nxd6 8.
    e3 (8. e4 $5 O-O 9. d3 Nc6 10. Be2 Re8 11. O-O Bb6+ 12. Kh1 f5 $15) 8... Bf5 9.
    Be2 O-O 10. O-O c5 11. c4 (11. Ne5 Nd7 12. Nxd7 Qxd7 13. Na3 Rad8 14. d3 Qe6
    $15) 11... Nc6 12. d3 Re8 13. e4 Bg6 14. Nfd2 (14. Qc1 f5 15. e5 (15. exf5 Nxf5
    16. Rf2 Ne3 17. Nc3 Ng4 $19) 15... Nf7 16. Qe3 Qb6 17. Bc3 Nfxe5 18. Bxe5 Nxe5
    19. Qc1 Ng4 $19) (14. Nbd2 f5 15. e5 (15. exf5 Nxf5 16. Nb3 Bb6 17. a4 a6 $17)
    15... Nf7 16. Nb3 Bb6 17. a4 a6 $17) 14... b5 (14... f5 15. Bh5 fxe4 16. Bxg6
    hxg6 17. dxe4 Qg5 18. Qe2 Rad8 19. Bc3 Rf8 20. Rxf8+ Rxf8 $15) 15. cxb5 Nxb5
    16. Nc4 Bc7 17. Nc3 $2 (17. Nbd2 Nbd4 18. Nb3 (18. Nf3 f5 19. Nxd4 Nxd4 20. e5
    (20. exf5 $4 Nxe2+) 20... Bxe5 21. Nxe5 Rxe5 22. Bf3 Rb8 23. Qd2 Qh4 $19) 18...
    Qh4 19. h3 Qg3 20. Nxc5 Qh2+ 21. Kf2 Rad8 22. Bf3 Rd5 $1 23. Bxd4 (23. exd5 $4
    Bg3#) 23... Nxd4 24. Nb3 Bg3+ 25. Ke3 Nxf3 26. Qxf3 (26. Rxf3 $6 Bxe4 $1) 26...
    Bh5 27. Rh1 Bxf3 28. Rxh2 Bxe4 29. dxe4 Bxh2 $19) 17... Qd4+ 18. Kh1 Nxc3 19.
    Qc2 Nxe2 $1 20. Bxd4 Nexd4 21. Qd1 (21. Qc3 $5) 21... f5 22. exf5 Bxf5 23. Qh5
    g6 24. Qd1 Nb4 25. Nb2 Nbc2 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-34"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1996.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Stanitz, Antal"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "57"]
    [EventDate "1996.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 5. c3 {White is in command} Be7 (
    5... Bc5 6. Nf3 $15 (6. Qa4 O-O (6... Nc6 7. Nf3 (7. Qe4 Nce7 8. d4 d5 9. Qd3
    Bb6 10. Nf3 Ng6 $15 {-0.28/8}) 7... a6 8. e4 Nh4 9. d4 Nxf3+ 10. gxf3 Qh4+ $11
    {-0.16/9}) 7. e3 (7. Nf3 d5 8. e3 f6 9. exf6 Qxf6 10. Bd3 Qh6 $15 {-0.44/7}) (
    7. Ba3 Bxa3 8. Nxa3 Nc6 9. Nf3 Re8 10. Qf4 d6 $15 {-0.63/10}) 7... d6 8. exd6
    Bxd6 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. Be2 Bd7 $15 {-0.34/9}) 6... d5 7. exd6 Bxd6 8. e4 Nh4 9. d4
    Bg4 10. e5 Be7 $11 {-0.22/8}) 6. e4 $11 Bh4+ (6... Nh4 7. d4 (7. c4 O-O 8. d4
    Nc6 9. d5 Bb4+ 10. Ke2 Ne7 $15 {-0.56/9}) (7. Nf3 d6 8. exd6 Bxd6 9. d4 Bg4 10.
    e5 Be7 $11 {-0.22/8}) (7. Ne2 d5 8. exd6 Bxd6 9. d4 Ng6 10. e5 Be7 $11 {
    -0.06/10}) 7... O-O 8. Qh5 Ng6 9. Nf3 Nf4 10. Qg4 Ne6 $11 {0.09/9}) (6... Nh6
    7. d4 (7. Nf3 Ng4 8. Qb3 O-O 9. d4 Nc6 10. Bc1 d6 $11 {0.00/9}) 7... d6 8. exd6
    Bxd6 9. Nf3 Ng4 10. e5 Be7 $14 {0.37/8}) 7. g3 Nxg3 8. hxg3 Bxg3+ 9. Ke2 Bxe5
    10. d4 Bf4 11. Nh3 d5 12. Qd3 Bh6 13. Nf2 Nc6 14. Bg2 dxe4 15. Qxe4+ Qe7 16.
    Kd1 (16. c4 Na5 $14) 16... Be6 (16... Qxe4 17. Nxe4 Bg4+ 18. Ke1 $11) 17. Ba3
    Qg5 18. Bh3 Qe3 19. Bxe6 fxe6 20. Qxe3 Bxe3 21. Nd3 Bh6 (21... Nxd4 22. cxd4
    Bxd4 23. Bb2 Bxb2 24. Nxb2 $14) 22. Re1 $16 Kf7 23. Nc5 Nd8 24. Nd2 b6 25. Nce4
    (25. Nd3 a6 $16) 25... Nc6 $14 26. Nf3 Rae8 27. Kc2 Bf4 28. Rg1 g6 29. Raf1
    1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr KMG-52"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Benassi, Aspasio"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "51"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 (1. e4 $5 $11) 1... e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 (2... f6 $142 $15) 3. f4 $2 (3.
    Bxe5 Nf6 $11) 3... Nh6 $4 (3... exf4 $142 4. Nh3 Qh4+ 5. Nf2 Bc5 $19) 4. fxe5 (
    4. Bxe5 f6 5. Bc3 Nc6 $11) 4... Nf5 5. Nf3 Ne3 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 O-O 8. Kf2 (
    8. Ba3 Bxa3 9. Qxa3 Nc6 $15) 8... Re8 (8... Bc5+ 9. e3 $15) 9. Kg1 (9. Ba3 Ba5
    $15) 9... Nc6 (9... d5 10. a3 Bc5+ 11. e3 $15) 10. e3 (10. a3 Bc5+ 11. d4 Bb6
    $15) 10... d5 (10... d6 11. a3 Bc5 12. d4 $15) 11. exd6 (11. a3 Bc5 $15) 11...
    Qxd6 (11... Bxd6 12. Ba3 $15) 12. a3 Ba5 (12... Bc5 13. Nc3 $15) 13. Bc3 Bb6
    14. a4 (14. Qb2 f6 $15) 14... Qd5 (14... Qg6 15. a5 Bc5 16. Qb2 $15) 15. Qb2 (
    15. Qe1 Be6 $15) 15... f6 16. Ne1 (16. Bd4 Nxd4 17. Nxd4 Bxd4 18. exd4 Re4 $17)
    16... Be6 17. Nd3 Bf7 (17... Rad8 18. Qb5 $15) 18. Rf3 (18. Nb4 Nxb4 19. Bxb4
    a5 $17) 18... Na5 (18... Rad8 19. Bb4 $15) 19. Na3 Re4 20. Rg3 (20. Nf4 Qg5 $11
    ) 20... Kf8 (20... Bg6 21. Nb5 $15) 21. Rf1 (21. Bb4+ c5 22. Bxa5 Bxa5 $15)
    21... Nc6 (21... Rxa4 22. Nf4 Qa2 23. Qc1 $17) 22. Nb1 (22. Nf4 Qa2 23. Qxa2
    Bxa2 $15) 22... Ree8 (22... Rxa4 23. Nf4 Qd6 24. Qb5 Rxf4 25. Rxf4 Qxf4 26. Rf3
    $19) 23. Bxf6 (23. Bb4+ $142 $5 Nxb4 24. Qxb4+ Qd6 25. Qg4 $14) 23... gxf6 $17
    24. Qxf6 Qe6 25. Qg7+ Ke7 26. Rgf3 (26. Rgf3 Nd8 27. Rf6 $15) *
    
    [Event "email KMG-55"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Hasler, Ulrich"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "60"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 5. Nf3 Ne3 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 O-O
    8. c3 Be7 9. d4 d5 10. Ba3 Nc6 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. Qe3 (12. Qg5 $5 $11) 12... f6
    $17 13. Rf2 fxe5 14. Nxe5 Rxf2 15. Kxf2 Nxe5 16. Qxe5 Qf7+ 17. Kg1 Bg4 18. Nd2
    Re8 19. Qg3 Bxe2 20. Re1 b6 21. Qf2 Bb5 22. Rxe8+ Qxe8 23. Nf3 Qe2 24. Qxe2
    Bxe2 25. Ne5 c5 26. Kf2 Bb5 27. Ke3 Kf8 28. dxc5 bxc5 29. a3 Ke7 30. Kf4 Ke6 (
    30... Ke6 31. h4 h5 $17) 0-1
    
    [Event "email KMG-58"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Wallace, Gary"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "52"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 5. Nf3 Ne3 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 O-O
    8. c3 Be7 9. d4 d5 10. Qc2 $146 (10. Ba3 Nc6 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. Qe3 f6 13. Rf2
    fxe5 14. Nxe5 Rxf2 15. Kxf2 Nxe5 16. Qxe5 Qf7+ 17. Kg1 Bg4 18. Nd2 Re8 19. Qg3
    Bxe2 20. Re1 b6 21. Qf2 Bb5 22. Rxe8+ Qxe8 23. Nf3 Qe2 24. Qxe2 Bxe2 {
    Hasler,U-Sternik,R/email KMG-55 2001/0-1}) (10. exd6 Bxd6 11. Ba3 Qe7 $15)
    10... Bd7 (10... Bh4+ 11. g3 (11. Kd1 Be7 (11... Re8 12. e4 (12. Ba3 Be6 13.
    Nbd2 Bg5 14. e4 Bf4 15. Rb1) 12... dxe4 13. Qxe4 Be7 14. Ke1 f6 15. Kf2) 12. e4
    (12. Ba3 c5 13. Nbd2 Na6 14. e4 Be6 15. Qd3) 12... dxe4 13. Qxe4 Na6 14. Kc1 f6
    15. Nbd2) 11... Be7 12. e4 $15 (12. Ba3 c5 13. e4 Be6 14. Bxc5 Bxc5 15. dxc5)
    12... dxe4 13. Qxe4 Na6 14. Ba3 c5 15. d5) (10... c5 11. e4 (11. Nbd2 Nc6 (
    11... Be6 12. e4 (12. Ba3 Nd7 13. e4 Qa5 14. Bb2 cxd4 15. cxd4) 12... Nc6 13.
    Kf2 cxd4 14. cxd4 Rc8 15. Qb1) 12. e4 (12. Kf2 Be6 13. e4 Rc8 14. exd5 Bxd5 15.
    Qa4) 12... Be6 13. Kf2 Rc8 14. exd5 Bxd5 15. Qf5) (11. Kf2 Qc7 (11... f6 12.
    exf6 (12. e4 fxe5 13. dxe5 c4 14. Ke1 Nc6 15. Nbd2) 12... Bxf6 13. Ba3 Na6 14.
    Kg1 Qe7 15. Qd3) 12. Ba3 (12. e4 Be6 13. Qe2 Nc6 14. Nbd2 f6 15. exf6) 12...
    Be6 13. e4 Nc6 14. Qe2 dxe4 15. Qxe4) 11... Be6 (11... dxe4 12. Qxe4 f5 13. Qf4
    Nc6 14. Nbd2 Be6 15. Nb3) 12. Kf2 (12. Nbd2 Nc6 13. Kf2 cxd4 14. cxd4 Rc8 15.
    Qb1) 12... Nc6 13. Nbd2 cxd4 14. cxd4 Rc8 15. Qb1) (10... Be6 11. e4 (11. Nbd2
    c5 (11... Nc6 12. e4 (12. Bc1 Bh4+ 13. Kd1 Be7 14. e4 Re8 15. Ke1) 12... Bh4+
    13. Kd1 dxe4 14. Qxe4 Be7 15. c4) 12. e4 (12. Ba3 Nd7 13. e4 Qa5 14. Bb2 cxd4
    15. cxd4) 12... Nc6 13. Kf2 cxd4 14. cxd4 Rc8 15. Qb1) (11. Ba3 c5 (11... Bxa3
    12. Nxa3 Qe7 13. Qb3 c5 14. Nb5 f6 15. exf6) 12. Nbd2 (12. e4 Nc6 13. Kf2 cxd4
    14. Bxe7 Qxe7 15. cxd4) 12... Nd7 13. e4 Qa5 14. Bb2 cxd4 15. cxd4) 11... c5 (
    11... Bh4+ 12. g3 (12. Nxh4 Qxh4+ 13. g3 Qxe4+ 14. Qxe4 dxe4 15. Rf4) 12... Be7
    13. exd5 Qxd5 14. Ba3 c5 15. Nbd2) 12. Kf2 (12. Nbd2 Nc6 13. Kf2 cxd4 14. cxd4
    Rc8 15. Qb1) 12... Nc6 13. Nbd2 cxd4 14. cxd4 Rc8 15. Qb1) 11. Nbd2 (11. e4
    dxe4 (11... Be6 12. exd5 Qxd5 13. Ba3 c5 14. Nbd2 Nc6 15. Qb1) 12. Qxe4 Bc6 $15
    13. Qc2 f6 14. Nbd2 fxe5 15. Qb3+) (11. Qb3 Bc6 (11... Be6 12. Qxb7 (12. Ba3 b6
    13. Bxe7 Qxe7 14. e3 c5 15. Nbd2) 12... Nd7 13. Ba3 c5 14. Qa6 Qc7 15. Nbd2)
    12. Ba3 (12. Kf2 a5 13. Ba3 Nd7 14. Kg1 a4 15. Qb2) 12... a5 13. Kf2 Nd7 14.
    Bxe7 Qxe7 15. Nbd2) (11. Ba3 c5 (11... Bxa3 12. Nxa3 c5 13. Qb3 Bc6 14. Kf2 Qe7
    15. Rab1) 12. e4 (12. Kf2 Qa5 13. c4 dxc4 14. d5 b5 15. Bb2) 12... Bc6 13. Nbd2
    Nd7 14. Kf2 Qa5 15. Bb2) 11... Bh4+ (11... Be6 12. e4 $15 (12. Kf2 c5 13. e4
    Nc6 14. Kg1 Rc8 15. exd5) 12... dxe4 13. Qxe4 Qd7 14. c4 Bf5 15. Qe3) (11... c5
    12. e4 (12. Kf2 Nc6 13. e4 Be6 14. Kg1 Rc8 15. exd5) 12... cxd4 13. cxd4 Bb5
    14. Rh1 Na6 15. exd5) 12. g3 (12. Kd1 Be7 13. e4 Bb5 14. Rf2 dxe4 15. Nxe4)
    12... Be7 13. O-O-O (13. e4 dxe4 (13... Bb5 14. Rf2 Bc6 15. exd5) 14. Nxe4 Be6
    $15 (14... Re8 15. h4) 15. Bc1) 13... Be6 (13... Bh3 14. Rf2 $17 c5 15. e4) 14.
    h4 (14. Kb1 c5 $17 15. e4) 14... c5 (14... Nd7 15. Kb1 $17) (14... c6 15. Kb1)
    15. e3 (15. e4 cxd4 16. Nxd4 Bh3 $15) 15... Nc6 (15... Nd7 $17) 16. Rg1 (16.
    Ba3 $5 $17) 16... Rc8 $19 17. a3 Qd7 18. Nb3 Bf5 (18... Bg4 19. Rgf1 $19) 19.
    Qd2 (19. Qe2 Bg4 $19) 19... c4 20. Na1 Na5 (20... f6 21. exf6 Bxf6 22. Rdf1 $19
    ) 21. Rdf1 Qa4 (21... Qb5 22. Kd1 $19) 22. Ne1 (22. g4 Bd3 23. Rf2 $19) 22...
    Be4 23. Qd1 (23. g4 $19) 23... Nb3+ 24. Nxb3 Bxa3 (24... cxb3 $6 25. Kd2 $19) (
    24... Qxb3 $6 25. Qxb3 cxb3 26. Nf3 $17) 25. Nc5 (25. Nc2 Bxb2+ 26. Kxb2 Qxb3+
    27. Kc1 $19) 25... Bxb2+ 26. Kd2 Bxc3+ $1 (26... Bxc3+ 27. Kxc3 Qxd1 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "email KMG-54"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Ferre Perez, A."]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "58"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 5. c3 Bc5 6. Nf3 d5 7. e3 O-O 8. Be2
    Nc6 9. O-O Re8 10. Nd4 Rxe5 11. Bd3 Nh4 12. Ba3 Bxa3 13. Nxa3 Rg5 14. Rf2 Ne5
    15. Be2 Bh3 16. g3 c5 17. Nb3 b6 18. Nc2 Qe7 19. Ne1 Re8 20. Bb5 Rd8 21. a4 Ng4
    22. Rf4 Ng6 23. Rf3 Nf6 24. Qc2 Ne5 25. Rf4 Ne4 26. a5 Nxg3 (26... Bf5 $142 $5
    27. Qd1 Qe6 $19) 27. hxg3 $15 Rxg3+ 28. Kf2 Qg5 29. axb6 Rg1 (29... Rg1 30. Ke2
    Bg4+ 31. Kf2 Bh5 32. Rg4 Qxg4 33. Qxh7+ Kxh7 34. Bd3+ Nxd3+ 35. Nxd3 Qg2#) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-55"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Nemec, Zdenek"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "69"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 (1. Nf3 $5 $11) 1... e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 (2... f6 $142 $15) 3. f4 $2 (3.
    Bxe5 Nf6 $15) 3... Nh6 (3... exf4 $142 $5 4. Nf3 Nf6 $19) 4. fxe5 (4. Bxe5 f6
    5. Bc3 Bxc3 6. Nxc3 d6 $11) 4... Nf5 5. c3 (5. Nf3 Ne3 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 O-O
    $15) 5... Bc5 (5... Qh4+ 6. g3 Be7 $11) 6. Nf3 $15 d5 7. exd6 Nxd6 (7... Qxd6
    8. d4 Qb6 9. Ba3 Bxa3 10. Nxa3 $15) 8. e4 O-O (8... Bg4 9. e5 Bxf3 10. Qxf3
    Qh4+ 11. g3 Qe4+ 12. Be2 Qxf3 13. Bxf3 $18) 9. e5 (9. d4 Bb6 10. Bd3 Re8 $11)
    9... Re8 (9... Nf5 $5 $15) 10. d4 $11 Bb6 11. Bd3 Nc6 12. Qc2 g6 (12... f5 13.
    a3 $14) 13. Nbd2 (13. Be2 Bf5 14. Qa4 Ne4 $11) 13... Bg4 (13... f6 14. Nc4 $11)
    14. O-O-O (14. Rd1 a6 $14) 14... Nf5 15. Ne4 (15. Rhe1 Nh4 16. h3 Nxf3 17. gxf3
    Bxh3 $11) 15... Ne3 (15... Bxf3 16. Nf6+ Kh8 17. gxf3 Ne3 $11) 16. Qd2 Bxf3 (
    16... Nxd1 17. Nf6+ Kg7 18. Nxe8+ Qxe8 19. Rxd1 $14) 17. gxf3 Nxd1 18. Nf6+ Kg7
    19. Nxe8+ Qxe8 20. Rxd1 Qe6 21. Ba3 Kg8 (21... Ba5 22. Qb2 $16) 22. f4 (22. h4
    f6 23. h5 fxe5 24. hxg6 hxg6 $18) 22... Ne7 (22... f5 23. exf6 Qxf6 24. Rg1 $14
    ) 23. Bxe7 Qxe7 24. f5 Qa3+ (24... Rd8 25. Qg2 $14) 25. Kb1 (25. Qb2 Qe7 $16)
    25... Ba5 26. Rc1 Rf8 (26... Re8 27. Qb2 Qxb2+ 28. Kxb2 $16) 27. Bc4 (27. Qb2
    Qxb2+ 28. Kxb2 Rd8 $16) 27... b5 28. Bb3 (28. Bd3 $142 $16) 28... Kh8 $2 (28...
    c5 $142 $5 $14) 29. f6 $18 Rb8 {Black intends b4} 30. Bxf7 b4 31. Qb2 Qxb2+ 32.
    Kxb2 bxc3+ 33. Kc2 (33. Ka3 Bb6 34. d5 Bd4 $18) 33... Rb2+ 34. Kd3 Rd2+ (34...
    Rxh2 35. Rf1 $18) 35. Kc4 (35. Kc4 Rxh2 36. a3 $16) 1-0
    
    [Event "email KMG-54"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "De Visser, Arno"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "36"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 5. Nf3 Ne3 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 O-O
    8. Kf2 d5 9. c3 Be7 10. Kg1 {(originally executed castling)} (10. d3 c5 11. c4
    dxc4 12. Qxc4 Be6 13. Qc2 Nc6 14. Nbd2 Nb4 15. Qb1 b5) 10... Nc6 11. d4 (11. d3
    a5 12. c4 dxc4 13. Qxc4 Be6 14. Qf4) (11. Ba3 Bg4 12. Qb2 Rb8 13. d4 f6 $17)
    11... f6 12. exf6 Bxf6 13. Qc2 (13. c4 $1 Be6 14. cxd5 Bxd5 15. Nbd2 Re8 16.
    Re1 Bxf3 17. Nxf3 Nxd4 18. Qc4+ Ne6 $17) 13... Re8 (13... Qe7 {
    appears more logical}) 14. Na3 (14. Re1 $5) 14... g6 (14... Bg4 15. Rae1 Qe7
    16. Qb3 Qe3+ 17. Kh1 Qe6 $17) 15. Rae1 (15. c4 $5) 15... Bf5 16. Qd2 (16. Qb3
    a6 17. Bc1 (17. Qxb7 $4 Qd7 $19) 17... b5 18. Bf4 Qd7 $19) 16... Na5 17. Bc1
    Rb8 18. Kh1 b5 (18... b5 19. Qd1 Qd6 20. Nc2 Nc4 21. Nb4 a5 22. Nd3 Qe6 $17)
    0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-34"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1996.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Bendig, Frank"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "53"]
    [EventDate "1996.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 (4... Ng4 5. Nf3 Nc6 (5... O-O 6. e4
    (6. a3 Ba5 7. Bc3 Bxc3 8. Nxc3 Re8 9. d4 c5 $15 {-0.66/9}) 6... Nc6 7. c3 Be7
    8. d4 d6 9. exd6 Bxd6 $15 {-0.47/8}) (5... Ne3 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 O-O 8. Ba3
    a5 9. c3 Bxa3 $15 {-0.28/10}) 6. e4 O-O 7. c3 Be7 8. d4 d6 9. exd6 Bxd6 $15 {
    -0.47/8}) (4... d5 5. exd6 (5. a3 Ba5 (5... Be7 6. e3 (6. Nf3 Bg4 7. e3 Bh4+ 8.
    g3 Be7 9. Bg2 O-O $11 {-0.16/9}) 6... Bh4+ 7. g3 Be7 8. Nf3 Bf5 9. Bg2 c5 $11 {
    -0.09/10}) (5... Bc5 6. Nf3 d4 7. c3 Nf5 8. cxd4 Bxd4 9. Nc3 Nc6 $11 {-0.16/8})
    6. Nf3 Ng4 7. Qc1 Bf5 8. Bc3 Bxc3 9. Nxc3 d4 $15 {-0.59/8}) (5. Nf3 Ng4 (5...
    Bf5 6. a3 (6. e3 Ng4 7. Bc3 Bc5 8. h3 Nh6 9. Bb5+ c6 $15 {-0.38/11}) (6. Nc3
    Nc6 7. e3 d4 8. exd4 Nxd4 9. Rc1 O-O $15 {-0.53/8}) (6. c3 Be7 7. Qb3 c6 8.
    Qxb7 Nd7 9. Qxc6 Rb8 $17 {-1.22/7}) (6. Bc3 Bxc3 7. Nxc3 d4 8. e4 Bg4 9. Ne2
    Bxf3 $15 {-0.69/9}) 6... Bc5 7. e3 O-O 8. Be2 Nc6 9. d4 Be7 $15 {-0.31/9}) (
    5... Nf5 6. a3 (6. Kf2 Nd7 7. a3 Be7 8. e3 f6 9. exf6 Bxf6 $17 {-0.72/8}) (6.
    Bc3 Bxc3 7. Nxc3 d4 8. e4 Nh4 9. Nd5 O-O $15 {-0.63/8}) (6. c3 Be7 7. e3 Nh4 8.
    Kf2 O-O 9. c4 Nxf3 $17 {-0.91/8}) 6... Be7 7. e3 Be6 8. Bd3 Bh4+ 9. g3 Be7 $11
    {-0.13/10}) (5... Be6 6. e3 (6. a3 Ba5 7. e3 Ng4 8. Bd4 Nd7 9. h3 Nh6 $15 {
    -0.38/10}) (6. Nc3 O-O 7. a3 Be7 8. e4 dxe4 9. Nxe4 Nd7 $15 {-0.28/8}) 6... Ng4
    7. Qe2 a6 8. a3 Ba5 9. g3 c5 $11 {-0.22/8}) (5... O-O 6. a3 (6. e3 Ng4 7. Qe2
    Na6 8. e4 Be6 9. exd5 Bxd5 $15 {-0.34/7}) (6. Nc3 Nc6 7. e3 Ng4 8. Bd3 Re8 9.
    a3 Bc5 $15 {-0.69/8}) 6... Ba5 7. e3 Ng4 8. Qe2 f6 9. exf6 Nxf6 $11 {-0.19/9})
    (5... Nc6 6. e3 (6. a3 Ba5 7. e3 Ng4 8. Qe2 Bf5 9. h3 Nh6 $15 {-0.38/9}) 6...
    Ng4 7. Qe2 Be7 8. Qd1 O-O 9. Be2 Bh4+ $15 {-0.34/8}) 6. a3 (6. Qc1 Bf5 7. a3
    Ba5 8. Bc3 Bxc3 9. Nxc3 d4 $15 {-0.59/8}) 6... Ba5 7. Qc1 Bf5 8. Bc3 Bxc3 9.
    Nxc3 Nc6 $15 {-0.50/9}) 5... Bxd6 6. g3 (6. Nf3 Ng4 7. e4 Bxh2 8. Bxg7 Bg3+ 9.
    Ke2 Rg8 $17 {-0.81/9}) 6... Ng4 7. Nf3 O-O 8. e3 Nxh2 9. Rxh2 Bxg3+ $15 {
    -0.44/9}) (4... O-O 5. Nf3 (5. Nc3 d6 (5... Qe7 6. Nf3 (6. Nb5 Ng4 7. Nf3 Qc5
    8. Nbd4 Nxe5 9. e3 d6 $17 {-0.91/8}) (6. e3 Qxe5 7. a3 Be7 8. Nf3 Qc5 9. Bd3 d5
    $15 {-0.56/9}) 6... Ng4 7. e3 Qc5 8. Bd3 d6 9. a3 Ba5 $15 {-0.50/8}) 6. Nf3 (6.
    a3 Bxc3 7. Bxc3 Qh4+ 8. g3 Qe4 9. Nf3 dxe5 $15 {-0.66/9}) (6. exd6 Bxd6 7. Nf3
    Ng4 8. g3 Re8 9. e3 Qf6 $17 {-0.81/7}) 6... dxe5 7. Nxe5 Ng4 8. Nxg4 Bxg4 9. a3
    Bc5 $15 {-0.56/10}) (5. a3 Ba5 (5... Be7 6. Nf3 (6. e4 d6 7. Nf3 Ng4 8. exd6
    Bxd6 9. Qe2 Nc6 $15 {-0.66/9}) (6. e3 d6 7. Nf3 Ng4 8. exd6 Bxd6 9. Bd3 Be6 $11
    {-0.22/8}) 6... d6 7. exd6 Bxd6 8. e3 Ng4 9. Bd3 Be6 $11 {-0.19/8}) 6. Nf3 Nc6
    7. e3 Ng4 8. Bd3 d6 9. O-O Ngxe5 $17 {-0.84/9}) 5... Ng4 (5... d5 6. exd6 (6.
    Nc3 Nc6 7. e3 Ng4 8. Bd3 Re8 9. a3 Bc5 $15 {-0.69/8}) (6. e3 Ng4 7. Qe2 f6 8.
    exf6 Nxf6 9. Qd3 c5 $15 {-0.41/8}) (6. a3 Ba5 7. e3 Ng4 8. Qe2 f6 9. exf6 Nxf6
    $11 {-0.19/9}) 6... Bxd6 7. e3 Ng4 8. Bd3 Be6 9. O-O Nd7 $11 {-0.13/8}) (5...
    Nc6 6. a3 (6. e4 Ng4 7. c3 Be7 8. d4 d6 9. exd6 Bxd6 $15 {-0.47/8}) (6. Nc3 Re8
    7. Nd5 Bf8 8. e3 d6 9. exd6 Bxd6 $15 {-0.41/8}) 6... Be7 7. e3 d6 8. exd6 Qxd6
    9. Bd3 Bg4 $11 {-0.16/9}) 6. a3 (6. e4 d6 7. exd6 Re8 8. Bd3 Qxd6 9. Qe2 Bc5
    $15 {-0.59/9}) 6... Ba5 7. Bc3 Bxc3 8. Nxc3 Re8 9. d4 d6 $15 {-0.50/9}) (4...
    Nc6 5. Nf3 (5. a3 Ba5 (5... Bc5 6. e3 (6. g3 Bxg1 7. Rxg1 Ng4 8. Bg2 Ncxe5 9.
    h3 Qf6 $17 {-0.72/10}) (6. Nf3 Ng4 7. d4 Bb6 8. e4 d5 9. exd5 Qxd5 $11 {-0.09/8
    }) 6... O-O 7. Nf3 d6 8. exd6 Bxd6 9. Bb5 Bd7 $11 {-0.09/9}) 6. Nf3 Ng4 7. e4
    O-O 8. Qe2 Re8 9. Qb5 d6 $17 {-1.22/8}) 5... Ng4 (5... O-O 6. a3 (6. e4 Ng4 7.
    c3 Be7 8. d4 d6 9. exd6 Bxd6 $15 {-0.47/8}) (6. Nc3 d5 7. exd6 Bxd6 8. e3 Ng4
    9. Ne4 Bb4 $15 {-0.47/9}) 6... Be7 7. e3 d6 8. exd6 Qxd6 9. Bd3 Qe6 $11 {
    -0.16/9}) 6. e4 O-O 7. c3 Be7 8. d4 d6 9. exd6 Bxd6 $15 {-0.47/8}) 5. Nf3 Ne3 (
    5... Nc6 6. c3 (6. Nc3 d5 7. exd6 Nxd6 8. e3 O-O 9. Bd3 Be6 $11 {-0.19/9}) (6.
    a3 Ba5 7. Nc3 O-O 8. e3 Nh4 9. Nd5 Re8 $15 {-0.31/9}) 6... Ba5 7. Qa4 a6 8. e3
    O-O 9. Bd3 d6 $11 {0.09/8}) 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 Nc6 (7... O-O 8. Ba3 a5 9. Qb2
    Nc6 $15 {-0.41/10}) 8. c3 (8. a3 Be7 9. Kf2 O-O $15 {-0.38/10}) 8... Ba5 (8...
    Be7 9. Kf2 d5 $15 {-0.47/9}) 9. Ba3 (9. d4 d5 $15 {-0.31/9}) 9... d6 10. exd6
    cxd6 11. d3 Be6 12. Qf4 Bc7 13. Ng5 O-O 14. Nd2 h6 (14... Qe7 15. Ndf3 $11) 15.
    Nxe6 fxe6 16. Qxf8+ Qxf8 17. Rxf8+ Rxf8 18. Rb1 b6 19. e4 Rf7 20. Nf3 d5 21.
    exd5 exd5 22. Rb5 Ne5 (22... Rf5 23. c4 Ne5 24. Rxd5 Nxf3+ 25. gxf3 Rxf3 26.
    Rd7 Bxh2 27. Rxa7 Rxd3 28. Bb2 $17) 23. Nxe5 (23. Rxd5 $143 Nxf3+ 24. gxf3 Rxf3
    $15) 23... Bxe5 24. Rxd5 Bxc3+ 25. Ke2 Rf4 26. Rd8+ Kh7 27. Bc1 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr KMG-59"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Benassi, Aspasio"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "35"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 5. c3 Be7 6. e4 Bh4+ 7. g3 Nxg3 8.
    hxg3 Bxg3+ 9. Ke2 d5 10. exd6 Qxd6 $146 (10... Bg4+ 11. Nf3 Qxd6 12. Ba3 Qf4
    13. Bg2 Qxe4+ 14. Kf1 Nd7 15. Qe2 Qxe2+ 16. Kxe2 O-O-O 17. Kf1 h5 18. d4 h4 19.
    Ng5 f5 20. Nd2 Rde8 21. Rb1 Nb6 22. Ndf3 Nd5 23. Ne5 Ne3+ 24. Kg1 Nxg2 25. Kxg2
    {Plock,J-Sternik,R/corr KMG-63 2005/<<-<< (63)}) 11. Bh3 (11. Qa4+ Bd7 (11...
    Nc6 12. Kd1 (12. Nf3 Bg4 (12... Bd7 13. Bh3 Bxh3 14. Rxh3 Bf4 15. Nd4 Qd7) 13.
    Bg2 b5 14. Qa3 Qg6 15. c4 Ne5) 12... Bg4+ (12... h5 13. d4 h4 14. Nd2 Bg4+ 15.
    Be2 Bd7) 13. Kc2 Rd8 14. d4 a6 15. Be2 b5) (11... c6 12. Kd1 (12. Bg2 Bg4+ (
    12... h5 13. d4 Qf4 14. Qc2 g5 15. Na3 Bg4+) 13. Nf3 h5 14. d4 h4 15. Ba3 Qc7)
    12... Nd7 (12... Bg4+ 13. Be2 Qf4 14. Kc1 Nd7 15. Qd4 Nf6) 13. d4 Nf6 14. Nd2
    Ng4 15. Nh3 Ne3+) 12. Qd4 Qg6 (12... Bg4+ 13. Kd3 Qa6+ 14. Qc4 Qg6 15. Kc2 Nc6)
    13. Kd1 Nc6 14. Qe3 Ne5 15. Na3 Ba4+) (11. Nf3 Qb6 (11... Bg4 12. Qc2 Be1 13.
    Rh3 Bxh3 14. Bxh3 Qg3 15. Bc8 Qf2+) (11... Nc6 12. d4 (12. Qa4 Bg4 (12... Bd7
    13. Qb3 Bg4 14. Bg2 Qf4 15. c4 Qxe4+) 13. Bg2 O-O-O 14. d4 Rhe8 15. Kd1 Rxe4)
    12... Bg4 (12... h5 13. Nbd2 Bg4 14. Qb3 O-O-O 15. Rb1 f5) 13. Nbd2 f5 14. Qc2
    O-O-O 15. Bh3 Qf4) 12. Ba3 (12. Bc1 f5 (12... Qf2+ 13. Kd3 Nd7 14. Ba3 f5 15.
    exf5 Ne5+) 13. Qa4+ Bd7 14. Qd4 Qxd4 15. Nxd4 fxe4) 12... Qf2+ (12... f5 13.
    Qa4+ Bd7 14. Qd4 Qxd4 15. Nxd4 fxe4) 13. Kd3 Bg4 14. Be2 Nc6 15. Kc2 f5) 11...
    Qf4 (11... Qa6+ 12. Kf3 (12. c4 Qxc4+ 13. Kf3 Qd3+ 14. Kg2 Bh4 15. Qf3 Bxh3+)
    12... Bxh3 (12... Qd3+ 13. Kg2 Qxe4+ 14. Kxg3 Qxh1 15. Bxc8 h5) 13. Nxh3 Qd3+
    14. Kg2 Bd6 15. Nf2 Qg3+) (11... Bxh3 12. Nxh3 Nc6 (12... Nd7 13. d4 O-O-O 14.
    Nd2 Qg6 15. Qf1 h5) 13. d4 h5 14. Qb3 Qd7 15. Nd2 O-O-O) 12. Nf3 (12. Qa4+ Nc6
    13. Bxc8 Qf2+ 14. Kd1 Qf1+ 15. Kc2 Rxc8 $11) 12... Qxe4+ $15 (12... Bxh3 13.
    Rxh3 Qxe4+ 14. Kf1 Bf4 15. Qe1 Qxe1+) 13. Kf1 O-O (13... Kd8 14. Qe2 Qg6 15.
    Qb5 h6) 14. Bxc8 (14. Ba3 Re8 15. Bxc8 Rxc8) 14... Rxc8 15. Qe2 Qxe2+ (15...
    Qg6 16. Rh3 $11) 16. Kxe2 Re8+ 17. Kf1 Nc6 18. Na3 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr KMG-65"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Benassi, Aspasio"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "69"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 5. c3 Bc5 6. Nf3 d5 7. d4 Be7 8. Qd3
    O-O 9. e4 Nh4 10. Nxh4 Bxh4+ 11. g3 Bg5 12. Bg2 Be6 (12... dxe4 13. Bxe4 f5 14.
    exf6 Qxf6 15. Rf1 (15. Bxh7+ $2 Kh8 16. Rf1 Qxf1+ 17. Qxf1 Rxf1+ 18. Kxf1 Bh3+
    19. Kg1 Be3+ 20. Kh1 Kxh7 $19) 15... Qxf1+ 16. Qxf1 Rxf1+ 17. Kxf1 $11) 13. O-O
    (13. Qb5 dxe4 14. Bxe4 Bc8 $14) 13... Nc6 14. Na3 Qd7 15. Nc2 Rad8 16. c4 dxe4
    17. Qc3 (17. Bxe4 $143 Nxe5 18. Bxh7+ Kh8 19. dxe5 Qxd3 20. Bxd3 Rxd3 $17)
    17... Nxe5 (17... Bh3 18. d5 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 $11) 18. dxe5 (18. d5 f6 19. dxe6
    Qxe6 20. Bxe4 Nxc4 $11) 18... Bd2 (18... Qd3 19. h4 Bd2 20. Qxd3 exd3 21. Na3
    $11) 19. Qb3 $14 Qc6 {Attacking the isolated pawn on c4} 20. Rf2 Bxc4 21. Qa3
    Rd3 22. Nb4 Bxb4 (22... Qb6 23. Nxd3 exd3 24. Rb1 $11) 23. Qxb4 $11 Rfd8 24.
    Re1 Rd1 25. Bc3 b5 26. a4 Rxe1+ 27. Bxe1 Rd1 (27... bxa4 $2 28. Rc2 Qb6+ 29.
    Qxb6 axb6 30. Rxc4 $18) 28. h3 h6 (28... a5 29. Qxa5 bxa4 30. Rc2 $16) 29. Kh2
    $14 a6 30. axb5 axb5 31. Rd2 Rxd2 32. Qxd2 Bd5 33. Qd4 Kh7 34. g4 g5 (34... Qc4
    35. Qxc4 bxc4 36. Kg3 $14) 35. Bc3 $16 (35. Bc3 Qc4 36. Qxc4 bxc4 37. Kg1 $16)
    1-0
    
    [Event "corr KMG-63"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Plock, Joerg"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "126"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 5. c3 Be7 6. e4 Bh4+ 7. g3 Nxg3 8.
    hxg3 Bxg3+ 9. Ke2 d5 10. exd6 Bg4+ 11. Nf3 Qxd6 12. Ba3 (12. Qa4+ Nd7 13. Bh3
    Bxh3 14. Rxh3 $15) 12... Qf4 $15 13. Bg2 Qxe4+ 14. Kf1 Nd7 15. Qe2 Qxe2+ 16.
    Kxe2 O-O-O 17. Kf1 h5 18. d4 h4 19. Ng5 f5 20. Nd2 Rde8 21. Rb1 Nb6 22. Ndf3 (
    22. Kg1 $5 $17) 22... Nd5 $19 23. Ne5 Ne3+ (23... Bxe5 24. Bxd5 Bf6 25. Nf7 $16
    ) 24. Kg1 Nxg2 (24... Bxe5 25. Bxb7+ Kd7 26. dxe5 $16) 25. Kxg2 Bxe5 26. dxe5
    Rxe5 27. Rhe1 Ra5 28. Rb3 Rd8 29. c4 b6 30. Kg1 f4 31. Be7 Re8 (31... Rxa2 $6
    32. Bxd8 Kxd8 33. Re4 $11) 32. Nf3 g5 33. a3 Rf5 34. Nh2 Bh5 35. Kf1 Rh8 (35...
    c5 36. Kf2 $19) 36. Rh3 a6 37. c5 bxc5 38. Rc1 Kd7 39. Bxc5 Rd5 40. Bf2 c6 41.
    Rb3 Re8 42. Kg1 Rb5 43. Rd3+ Kc7 44. Nf3 Bxf3 45. Rxf3 Rb2 46. Rc5 Rg8 47. Ra5
    Kb7 48. Rd3 Rb5 49. Ra4 Rg7 50. Kg2 a5 51. Rc3 (51. Be1 Kb6 $19) 51... Rg8 (
    51... Rh7 52. Rd3 $19) 52. Re4 Rb2 (52... Rc8 $5 $19) 53. Re7+ $17 Kb8 54. Rxc6
    h3+ 55. Kf1 Rb1+ 56. Re1 Rxe1+ 57. Bxe1 g4 58. Bxa5 g3 59. Bc7+ Kb7 60. Rc1 Rg4
    (60... Rf8 61. Kg1 $17) 61. Kg1 $15 Rh4 62. Be5 Kb6 63. Rf1 g2 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr KMG-65"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Fournier, Frederic"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "68"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. fxe5 Nf5 5. c3 Bf8 6. Nf3 d5 7. exd6 Bxd6 8.
    e4 Nh4 9. d4 Bg4 10. Nbd2 O-O 11. e5 Be7 12. Kf2 Nxf3 13. Nxf3 Nd7 14. Qc2 f6
    15. Bc4+ Kh8 16. e6 Nb6 17. Bb3 c6 18. Qe4 (18. Rae1 Qe8 $11) 18... f5 19. Qd3
    Bd6 (19... f4 20. Ne5 Bh4+ 21. Kg1 $14) 20. Rae1 $14 Bxf3 21. Qxf3 Nd5 22. c4
    Nf6 23. d5 (23. g3 Ne4+ 24. Kg2 Qe7 $14) 23... Ne4+ $11 24. Ke2 a5 (24... Rc8
    25. Kd1 $11) 25. a4 (25. Bc2 Bc5 26. Rd1 cxd5 27. cxd5 Nf2 $11) 25... b5 (25...
    Rc8 $5 $11) 26. cxb5 $14 cxb5 27. axb5 a4 28. Bc4 a3 29. Bd4 a2 30. Bb2 (30.
    Ra1 $142 Ra3 31. Qh5 $14) 30... Qc7 31. Bd3 Qc5 32. Qe3 Qxd5 33. Qd4 Qb7 34.
    Rhf1 Rfe8 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-55"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Benassi, Aspasio"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "58"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    {A00: Irregular Openings} 1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. Nf3 e4 5. Ng5 (5.
    Bxg7 Rg8 6. Bxh6 exf3 7. g3 Qf6 8. c3 Be7 9. Bg5 Rxg5 10. fxg5 f2# {
    0-1 Bakkers,M-Kucharkowski,J/corr KMG-39 1998}) 5... O-O $146 (5... Nf5 6. Nxe4
    d5 7. Nf2 Ne3 8. Qc1 Nxf1 9. Rxf1 O-O 10. c3 Bd6 11. d4 Qh4 12. Ba3 Bxa3 13.
    Nxa3 Qxh2 14. g4 Re8 15. Qd2 Qg3 16. Qd3 Re3 {
    0-1 Zimmer,G-Kucharkowski,J/corr KMG-30 1994}) 6. Nxe4 Re8 7. Nf2 d5 8. a3 Bc5
    9. e3 d4 10. e4 Ng4 $1 11. Bd3 (11. Nxg4 Rxe4+ {Double attack} (11... Qh4+ {
    Deflection}) (11... f5 {Decoy})) 11... Nxf2 12. Kxf2 Qh4+ 13. g3 Qh6 14. a4 Bd7
    15. Ba3 Bb6 16. Bb2 Bc6 17. a5 Bc5 18. Ba3 (18. Qg4 $5 $17) 18... Nd7 $19 19.
    h4 Bxe4 20. Bxe4 Rxe4 21. Bxc5 Nxc5 22. d3 Re3 23. Nd2 Qc6 (23... Qg6 24. Nf3
    $19) 24. Nf3 Rae8 25. Ne5 Qd5 26. Rh2 f6 27. Nf3 Qd7 28. Rg2 Na4 29. Kg1 Nc3 (
    29... Nc3 30. Qf1 a6 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "KMG"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik Ryszard"]
    [Black "Fournier, Frederic"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "2030"]
    [BlackElo "2095"]
    [PlyCount "50"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. Nf3 e4 5. Ng5 Nf5 (5... O-O 6. Nxe4 Re8 7.
    Nf2 d5 8. a3 Bc5 9. e3 d4 10. e4 Ng4 11. Bd3 Nxf2 12. Kxf2 Qh4+ 13. g3 Qh6 14.
    a4 Bd7 15. Ba3 Bb6 16. Bb2 Bc6 17. a5 Bc5 18. Ba3 Nd7 19. h4 Bxe4 20. Bxe4 {
    Sternik,R-Benassi,A/corr KMG-55 2001/0-1}) 6. c3 $146 (6. Nxe4 d5 7. Nf2 Ne3 8.
    Qc1 Nxf1 9. Rxf1 O-O 10. c3 Bd6 11. d4 Qh4 12. Ba3 Bxa3 13. Nxa3 Qxh2 14. g4
    Re8 15. Qd2 Qg3 16. Qd3 Re3 {0-1 Zimmer,G-Kucharkowski,J/corr KMG-30 1994})
    6... Bc5 7. Nxe4 d5 8. Ng5 O-O 9. e3 h6 10. Nf3 Re8 11. Qb3 c6 12. Be2 Qe7 13.
    Bc1 Be6 14. Qb2 Nh4 15. O-O Nxf3+ 16. Bxf3 Bf5 17. d4 Bd6 18. a4 Nd7 19. g4 Be4
    (19... Bd3 $142 $5 20. Rd1 Be4 21. Bxe4 Qxe4 (21... dxe4 $6 22. c4 $15) 22.
    Qxb7 Nf6 $17) 20. Bxe4 $11 Qxe4 21. a5 $2 (21. Qxb7 $142 $5 Nb6 22. Qxc6 $15)
    21... Nf6 22. h3 b5 23. axb6 axb6 24. Rxa8 Rxa8 25. c4 Qd3 0-1
    
    [Event "email KMG-58"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2002.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Vetterlein, D."]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "44"]
    [EventDate "2002.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. Bxe5 Nf5 5. Nf3 Ne3 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 f6 8.
    Bc3 Be7 9. Kf2 d5 10. Kg1 (10. e3 O-O 11. d3 Na6 12. Nbd2 b5 13. a4 b4 14. Bb2
    Bd7 $17) 10... O-O 11. Qb2 c5 (11... Qd6 12. e3 b5 13. Qb3 c5 $17) 12. e3 b5
    13. d3 b4 14. Be1 a5 (14... Nc6 15. Nbd2 (15. a3 bxa3 16. Nxa3 Rb8 $17) 15...
    Bg4 16. Bg3 Re8 17. a3 f5 $17) 15. a3 Nc6 16. axb4 cxb4 17. Nbd2 a4 18. c3 (18.
    Bf2 f5 19. c3 Ba6 20. Rxa4 Bxd3 21. Rxa8 Qxa8 22. Ra1 Qb8 23. cxb4 Qxb4 24.
    Qxb4 Bxb4 $15) 18... b3 (18... Ba6 19. c4 dxc4 20. dxc4 Qd3 $19) 19. Nxb3 Qb6
    20. Qb1 Qxb3 $2 (20... Qxe3+ 21. Bf2 Qxf4 22. Qa2 Bg4 23. Nbd4 Nxd4 24. Nxd4
    Qg5 $17) 21. Qxb3 axb3 22. Rxa8 Bf5 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-40"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Luzuriaga, Norberto Horacio"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "75"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. Bxe5 (4. fxe5 Nc6 5. g3 f6 6. exf6 gxf6 7.
    Bg2 Qe7 8. Nf3 Ne5 9. O-O d6 10. c3 Ba5 11. Qa4+ c6 $2 12. Qxa5 O-O 13. Nxe5
    fxe5 14. d4 Rxf1+ 15. Bxf1 Bf5 {Meybohm,D-Busch,H, corr DDR 1988-89 (1:0 -32)})
    (4. Nf3 O-O 5. fxe5 Nc6 6. e4 Re8 7. h3 Nxe5 8. g3 Nxf3+ 9. Qxf3 d5 10. Bd3 $4
    dxe4 11. Bxe4 Bf5 $1 {0:1 - Grosch,A-Schunke,W corr 1987-88}) 4... Nf5 (4...
    Ng4 5. Bxg7 Ne3 6. Qc1 Rg8 7. c3 Nxg2+ 8. Bxg2 Rxg7 9. cxb4 Rxg2 10. Kf1 Rg4
    11. e3 b6 {Bendig,F-Kucharkowski,J, KMG-36 ( : -36)}) 5. Nf3 Ne3 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7.
    Rxf1 f6 8. Bc3 (8. Qb2 Nc6 9. Bc3 Qe7 10. Qb3 Bd6 11. g3 b6 12. d3 Bb7 13. Nbd2
    Qe6 14. e4 O-O-O 15. f5 Qxb3 16. axb3 Rde8 {
    Grehl-Sternik, KMG 31 (0:1 -24 zuruck)}) 8... Qe7 (8... Bc5 9. d4 Be7 10. d5 c6
    11. Qd1 Qc7 12. g3 b5 13. a3 O-O 14. Qd3 Bb7 15. Nd4 a6 16. Nf5 d6 17. dxc6 {
    : - Vettenburg,L-Sternik,R, corr SOK-95-108}) (8... Be7 $5) 9. Bxb4 Qxb4 10.
    Nh4 (10. e3 b6 11. Nc3 Ba6 12. Rb1 Qc5 $15) 10... d5 11. Nc3 d4 12. Rb1 Qe7 (
    12... Qc5 13. Nb5 a6 14. Qa3 Qxa3 15. Nxa3 b5 16. f5 Bb7 $17) 13. Nb5 (13. Nd5
    Qf7 14. c4 c6 15. Nb4 O-O 16. Nf3 Bf5 17. Nd3 c5 $17) 13... c5 14. Kf2 Nc6 15.
    Nf3 O-O 16. c3 $6 (16. Qb2 Bf5 17. Na3 b6 18. Qb3+ Be6 $19) 16... Re8 17. cxd4
    a6 (17... Qxe2+ 18. Kg1 Bf5 19. Re1 Qd3 20. Qxc5 Bg4 21. Qd5+ Kh8 22. Nd6 $16)
    18. Nc3 (18. Na3 Qxe2+ 19. Kg1 Nxd4 $19) (18. Qc4+ Be6 19. d5 axb5 20. Rxb5 Bf7
    21. Re1 Nb4 $19) 18... cxd4 (18... Nxd4 19. Re1 Nxf3 20. exf3 Qxe1+ 21. Qxe1
    Rxe1 22. Rxe1 Bd7 $17) 19. Nd5 Qxe2+ 20. Kg1 Rd8 21. Re1 Qd3 22. Nh4 (22. Nb4
    $2 Nxb4 23. Rxb4 Bg4 24. Rb3 Qf5 25. Re7 Rac8 $17) 22... Rxd5 23. Rb3 Bf5 24.
    Rxd3 Bxd3 25. Qa3 Bc4 26. d3 Ra5 27. Qd6 (27. Qb2 Rb5 28. Qe2 Bf7 29. a4 Rb4
    $11) 27... Bf7 (27... Bxd3 $2 28. Qd7 g5 29. Qxb7 $18) 28. Qc7 Rb5 29. h3 (29.
    a4 Rb3 30. Nf5 Rf8 31. g4 Rb2 32. a5 g6 $14) 29... g6 30. Re2 Kg7 31. Nf3 Rf8
    32. a4 Rb3 33. Kf2 a5 34. f5 Rxd3 35. Rb2 (35. fxg6 hxg6 36. Qxb7 Rc3 37. Qc7
    d3 38. Rb2 Rd8 $11) 35... Ra3 (35... gxf5 36. Rxb7 Nd8 37. Qg3+ $18) 36. Rxb7
    Ra2+ 37. Kg1 Rc2 38. Qd7 (38. Qd7 Rc4 39. Kh2 gxf5 40. Qd5 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "email KMG-53"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Luzuriaga, Norberto Horacio"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "99"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. Bxe5 Nf5 5. Nf3 Ne3 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 f6 8.
    Bc3 Be7 9. h4 $15 (9. Bb2 d5 $11) 9... d5 10. h5 Qd7 11. d3 Qg4 12. h6 Qg3+ 13.
    Rf2 gxh6 14. Qe3 Nd7 15. Na3 a6 16. Bb2 Kd8 17. Kf1 Rg8 18. c4 Nb6 19. cxd5 (
    19. Bd4 Bh3 (19... Bxa3 $2 20. Bxf6+ Kd7 21. c5 $18) 20. gxh3 Qxh3+ (20... Bxa3
    21. Bxf6+ Kd7 22. f5 $11) 21. Ke1 Bb4+ 22. Kd1 Bxa3 $15) 19... Nxd5 20. Qd4 Be6
    21. Nc4 Qxf4 22. Qxf4 Nxf4 23. Nd4 Bxc4 24. Rxf4 Bd5 25. e4 Bf7 26. Nf5 Rg6 27.
    Nh4 Rg3 28. Nf3 Rc8 (28... Bh5 29. Bxf6 Bxf3 30. Bxe7+ Kxe7 31. Rxf3 $15) 29.
    Kf2 Rg8 30. Bxf6 Ke8 31. Bxe7 Kxe7 32. d4 Rcf8 33. g3 Rd8 34. Rb1 Rb8 35. a4
    Be8 36. a5 b5 37. axb6 $17 (37. Rc1 Rb7 $15) 37... Rxb6 38. Rxb6 cxb6 39. d5 b5
    40. Nd4 b4 $11 (40... h5 $15) 41. e5 a5 42. Nf5+ Kd8 43. Nd6 Rg7 44. Rc4 Bg6
    45. Rc8+ Ke7 46. Nb7 Kd7 47. Rc6 Rf7+ 48. Ke3 Rf1 (48... Rf5 49. Kd4 Rf1 50.
    Nxa5 $16) 49. Nc5+ (49. Nxa5 $6 Re1+ 50. Kd4 Re4+ 51. Kc5 Rxe5 52. Rd6+ Ke8 $11
    ) 49... Ke8 50. e6 1-0
    
    [Event "email KMG-53"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2001.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Wallace, Gary"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "94"]
    [EventDate "2001.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. Bxe5 Nf5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Bc3 d5 $11 (6... Bxc3
    7. Nxc3 d5 8. Na4 $15) 7. Bxb4 Nxb4 8. c3 Nc6 9. e3 O-O 10. Bd3 Nh4 11. Nxh4
    Qxh4+ 12. g3 Qh3 13. Bf1 Qf5 14. Bg2 Bd7 15. O-O Ne7 16. Na3 Qd3 17. Rf2 c5 18.
    Bf1 Qf5 19. Bb5 $15 (19. Qb1 b6 $11) 19... Bxb5 20. Nxb5 a6 21. Na3 b5 22. Nc2
    a5 23. a3 Rab8 24. Rb1 Rfe8 25. Rb2 f6 26. Qe2 Nc6 27. Qf3 Qe4 28. Qh5 g6 29.
    Qd1 f5 30. Rg2 Kg7 31. g4 h6 32. gxf5 Qxf5 33. Qf3 $15 (33. Qg4 Ne7 $15) 33...
    Rf8 34. Qe2 Kh7 35. d4 c4 36. Rf2 Rfe8 37. Qd2 Ne7 38. Rb1 Ng8 39. Qe1 Nf6 40.
    Rg2 Ne4 41. Rb2 (41. h4 Rf8 $17) 41... g5 42. fxg5 Nxg5 43. Qe2 Nh3+ 44. Kh1
    Qe4 45. Qh5 (45. Rb1 Nf4 46. Qd2 Nxg2 47. Qxg2 Qxg2+ 48. Kxg2 Rg8+ 49. Kh1 $19)
    45... Rf8 $1 46. Rb1 Rf2 $1 47. Qxh3 (47. Qg4 Qxg4 $1 48. Rxg4 Rxc2 $19) 47...
    Rg8 $1 (47... Rg8 48. Rbg1 Rxc2 49. Qf5+ Qxf5 50. Rxg8 Qf3+ 51. R8g2 h5 52. e4
    h4 53. exd5 h3 54. d6 hxg2+ 55. Rxg2 Qxg2#) (47... Rxc2 $4 48. Qd7+ Qe7 49.
    Qxe7+ Kh8 50. Qg7#) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr KMG-31"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Grehl, Siegfried"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "48"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. Bxe5 Nf5 5. Nf3 (5. a3 Bc5 (5... Ba5 6. Nf3
    O-O (6... Nc6 7. Bc3 d5 8. e3 Bxc3 9. Nxc3 d4 10. exd4 $15 {-0.47/8}) (6... d5
    7. c4 dxc4 8. Qa4+ c6 9. Qxc4 O-O 10. e4 $15 {-0.53/8}) (6... Ne3 7. Qc1 O-O 8.
    Bc3 Bxc3 9. Nxc3 Qf6 10. Qb2 $15 {-0.47/10}) 7. Bc3 Bxc3 8. Nxc3 d5 9. e3 d4
    10. exd4 $15 {-0.59/9}) (5... Ne3 6. Qc1 Ba5 7. Qb2 f6 8. Bc3 Bxc3 9. Nxc3 Nxf1
    10. Kxf1 $11 {-0.22/8}) (5... d6 6. axb4 (6. Bxg7 Bc5 7. d4 Rg8 8. dxc5 Rxg7 9.
    cxd6 Qh4+ 10. g3 $19 {-2.03/10}) 6... dxe5 7. fxe5 Qh4+ 8. g3 Nxg3 9. Nf3 Qh5
    10. Rg1 $15 {-0.41/10}) 6. Nf3 O-O (6... d6 7. Bb2 O-O 8. e3 d5 9. Bd3 Re8 10.
    O-O $15 {-0.34/8}) (6... d5 7. e3 O-O 8. Bd3 Nc6 9. O-O d4 10. e4 $15 {-0.62/8}
    ) (6... Nc6 7. e4 d6 8. Bb2 Nfd4 9. Nxd4 Bxd4 10. Bxd4 $11 {-0.19/9}) 7. e4 d6
    8. exf5 dxe5 9. fxe5 Nc6 10. Qe2 $15 {-0.69/8}) 5... Ne3 (5... Nc6 6. Bc3 O-O (
    6... d5 7. Bxb4 Nxb4 8. c3 Nc6 9. e3 O-O 10. Bd3 $15 {-0.31/10}) 7. e3 Bc5 8.
    Bb5 a6 9. Bxc6 dxc6 10. O-O $15 {-0.56/9}) (5... d5 6. c3 (6. a3 Bc5 (6... Be7
    7. e3 O-O 8. Bd3 Bh4+ 9. g3 Be7 10. O-O $15 {-0.41/9}) 7. e3 O-O 8. Bd3 Nc6 9.
    O-O d4 10. e4 $15 {-0.62/8}) 6... Be7 7. Qa4+ c6 8. e4 dxe4 9. Qxe4 O-O 10. d4
    $15 {-0.44/8}) (5... O-O 6. a3 Ne3 7. Qc1 Ba5 8. Bc3 Bxc3 9. Nxc3 Qf6 10. Qb2
    $15 {-0.47/10}) (5... d6 6. Bc3 Nc6 (6... Bxc3 7. Nxc3 O-O 8. e4 Nh4 9. Nxh4
    Qxh4+ 10. g3 $11 {-0.22/11}) 7. Bxb4 Nxb4 8. e4 Nh4 9. Nd4 Qe7 10. Qe2 $15 {
    -0.28/8}) 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 f6 8. Qb2 (8. Bc3 Be7 9. Kf2 d5 10. Qb2 $15 {
    -0.53/10}) 8... Nc6 (8... fxe5 $143 9. Qxb4 Nc6 10. Qb2 $14 {0.56/9} (10. Qc3
    $14)) (8... Be7 9. Bc3 d5 10. Kf2 $15 {-0.53/10}) 9. Bc3 Qe7 (9... Be7 10. Kf2
    $15) 10. Qb3 (10. Bxb4 $5 Nxb4 11. Nc3 $11) 10... Bd6 $15 11. g3 b6 12. d3 Bb7
    13. Nbd2 Qe6 14. e4 O-O-O 15. f5 Qxb3 (15... Qe7 16. Kf2 $11) 16. axb3 $14 Rde8
    17. Nc4 Bb4 18. Bxb4 Nxb4 19. Kd2 (19. Rxa7 $143 Kb8 20. Ra4 Nxc2+ 21. Kd2 b5
    22. Kxc2 bxa4 23. bxa4 d5 24. exd5 Re2+ 25. Kc3 Bxd5 $17) 19... Kb8 20. Nd4 d5
    21. exd5 Bxd5 22. Rfe1 Nc6 23. Nxc6+ Bxc6 24. Ne3 a5 (24... a5 25. d4 Be4 $11)
    *
    
    [Event "corr KMG-31"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Bakkers, Max"]
    [Black "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "59"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. f4 Nh6 4. Bxe5 Ng4 (4... O-O 5. Nf3 (5. Bc3 Bxc3 (5...
    Be7 6. Nf3 (6. e3 Bh4+ 7. g3 d5 8. Nf3 Be7 9. Bg2 Re8 $15 {-0.41/11}) 6... d5
    7. e3 Nf5 8. Bd3 Bh4+ 9. g3 Bf6 $15 {-0.38/9}) 6. Nxc3 d5 7. e3 d4 8. exd4 Re8+
    9. Be2 Qxd4 $17 {-0.94/10}) (5. e3 Nf5 (5... Nc6 6. Bc3 (6. a3 Bc5 7. Nf3 d5 8.
    Bb5 Nxe5 9. Nxe5 c6 $17 {-0.81/9}) 6... Bxc3 7. Nxc3 d5 8. Bb5 d4 9. Bxc6 dxc3
    $15 {-0.59/8}) (5... d5 6. Nf3 Nf5 7. c3 Be7 8. c4 Nc6 9. cxd5 Nxe5 $15 {
    -0.53/8}) 6. Qf3 Nc6 7. a3 Bc5 8. Bb2 Re8 9. Qh5 d5 $17 {-1.19/8}) 5... d5 (
    5... Nc6 6. a3 (6. Bb2 Re8 7. c3 Bd6 8. g3 Bc5 9. e3 Nf5 $17 {-0.75/9}) (6. Bc3
    Bxc3 7. Nxc3 d5 8. e3 d4 9. exd4 Re8+ $17 {-0.72/8}) 6... Nxe5 7. fxe5 Be7 8.
    e3 Ng4 9. Bd3 d6 $15 {-0.50/8}) (5... d6 6. Bc3 a5 7. a3 Bc5 8. e3 Re8 9. Qc1
    c6 $11 {-0.25/8}) 6. e3 Nf5 7. Bc3 Bxc3 8. Nxc3 d4 9. exd4 Nxd4 $15 {-0.63/9})
    (4... Nf5 5. Nf3 (5. a3 Bc5 (5... Ba5 6. Nf3 (6. e4 d6 7. exf5 dxe5 8. Nf3 exf4
    9. Qe2+ Kf8 $17 {-1.13/9}) 6... d5 7. c4 dxc4 8. Qa4+ c6 9. Qxc4 O-O $15 {
    -0.53/9}) (5... Ne3 6. Qc1 Ba5 7. Bxg7 Rg8 8. Qb2 d5 9. Nf3 Nc4 $15 {-0.56/7})
    (5... d6 6. Bxg7 (6. axb4 dxe5 7. fxe5 Qh4+ 8. g3 Nxg3 9. Nf3 Qh5 $15 {-0.53/10
    }) 6... Bxd2+ 7. Nxd2 Rg8 8. e4 Ne3 9. Qe2 Nxf1 $11 {-0.06/7}) 6. Nf3 d5 7. e3
    O-O 8. Bd3 Nc6 9. O-O d4 $15 {-0.63/9}) 5... O-O (5... Nc6 6. Bc3 O-O 7. e3 Bc5
    8. Bb5 a6 9. Bxc6 dxc6 $15 {-0.47/7}) (5... Ne3 6. Qc1 Nxf1 7. Rxf1 f6 8. Bc3
    Be7 9. Kf2 d5 $15 {-0.50/11}) (5... d5 6. c3 (6. a3 Be7 7. e3 O-O 8. Be2 Nd7 9.
    O-O Nxe5 $15 {-0.56/10}) 6... Bc5 7. Qa4+ Nc6 8. e4 dxe4 9. Qxe4 O-O $11 {
    -0.19/8}) 6. a3 (6. Bc3 Bxc3 7. Nxc3 d5 8. e3 d4 9. exd4 Re8+ $15 {-0.69/8})
    6... Ne3 7. Qc1 Ba5 8. Bc3 Bxc3 9. Nxc3 Qf6 $15 {-0.50/10}) 5. Bc3 {
    White gets strong initiative} Bc5 (5... Bxc3 6. Nxc3 d5 7. e3 d4 8. exd4 Qxd4
    9. Bb5+ Kd8 $15 {-0.41/9}) (5... Nc6 6. e3 (6. Nf3 O-O 7. e3 Qe7 8. Bd3 d5 9.
    O-O Re8 $11 {-0.25/9}) (6. e4 Nf6 7. Bxb4 Nxb4 8. e5 Ne4 9. Nf3 Qe7 $11 {
    -0.06/8}) 6... d6 7. Bb5 O-O 8. Bxc6 Bxc3 9. Nxc3 bxc6 $11 {-0.03/8}) 6. e3 d5
    (6... Nf6 $5 $11 7. Nf3 O-O 8. Bb5 d5 9. O-O a6 $15 {-0.38/10}) 7. Bxg7 $14 Rg8
    8. Bb2 (8. Bc3 Qh4+ 9. g3 Nxe3 $15 {-0.38/9}) 8... d4 (8... Qh4+ 9. g3 Nxe3 10.
    Qf3 Nxc2+ 11. Kd1 $11) 9. e4 (9. exd4 $142 $5 Bxd4 10. Qe2+ Kf8 11. Bxd4 Qxd4
    12. Nc3 $14) 9... d3 $15 10. Nh3 (10. Bxd3 Nf2) 10... Ne3 $4 (10... Nxh2 11.
    Ng5 Bg4 $19 (11... Nxf1 $6 12. Kxf1 Qd6 13. Be5 $15)) 11. dxe3 $18 Bxh3 12.
    gxh3 Qh4+ 13. Kd2 Qf2+ 14. Kc3 dxc2 15. Qxc2 Qf3 16. Nd2 Qxe3+ 17. Qd3 Qxf4 18.
    Kc2 Nc6 19. Qf3 Nb4+ 20. Kc1 Qh6 (20... Qxf3 21. Nxf3 Rd8 22. Bf6 $18) 21. Bc3
    Rd8 22. Bc4 Rd7 23. Rf1 Rf8 24. Rb1 a5 25. Rb2 Be3 26. a3 (26. Qg3 $5 b6 $18)
    26... Nd3+ 27. Bxd3 Rxd3 28. Kc2 Rxd2+ 29. Bxd2 Bxd2 30. Qf5 (30. Qf5 Bg5 31.
    Qb5+ c6 32. Qe5+ Qe6 33. Qb8+ Bd8 34. Rd1 $18 (34. Rxb7 $6 Qxe4+ 35. Kd2 Qd4+
    36. Ke2 Qc4+ 37. Ke3 Qc3+ 38. Kf4 Qd2+ 39. Kf3 Qd5+ 40. Kf2 Qc5+ 41. Ke1 Qe3+
    42. Kd1 Qd3+ 43. Ke1 Qc3+ 44. Kd1 Qd3+ 45. Ke1 Qe3+ 46. Kd1 Qd3+ $11)) 1-0
    
    [Event "corr SOK-94-102"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1994.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Rohde, Friedhelm"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "46"]
    [EventDate "1994.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 e5 3. Bxe5 $11 Nf6 4. a3 a5 5. b5 Bf5 (5... Nbd7 6. Bf4 $14) 6.
    e3 (6. Nf3 Bd6 $14) 6... Nbd7 $11 7. Bb2 Bd6 8. Nf3 O-O 9. d3 (9. Be2 Re8 $14)
    9... c6 10. c4 dxc4 (10... cxb5 11. cxb5 Re8 12. Be2 $14) 11. dxc4 Qc7 12. Nc3
    (12. Be2 Rfd8 $14) 12... Rfe8 (12... Rfd8 13. Nd4 Bg4 14. Qc2 $14) 13. h3 (13.
    Bd3 Bxd3 14. Qxd3 Ne5 $14) 13... Nc5 (13... Rad8 14. Be2 $11) 14. Be2 (14. Nd4
    Bd7 $14) 14... Rad8 $11 15. Nd4 Be5 16. Na4 (16. O-O $5 $11) 16... Nd3+ $5 17.
    Bxd3 (17. Qxd3 Bxd3) 17... Bxd4 18. O-O (18. Bxd4 Rxd4 19. Nb2 Bxd3 20. Nxd3
    cxb5 $17) 18... Bxb2 $17 19. Nxb2 cxb5 20. Qc2 (20. Qb1 Bxd3 21. Nxd3 bxc4 $19)
    20... Bxd3 (20... Rxd3 21. Nxd3 bxc4 22. Rfd1 $19) 21. Nxd3 Qxc4 (21... bxc4
    22. Nf4 $19) 22. Qxc4 (22. Ne1 $142 $5 $17) 22... bxc4 $19 23. Nc5 b6 (23... b6
    24. Na4 b5 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr 1AMM Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1991.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Widziszewski, Franciszek"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "1991.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d5 3. Bxe5 Nc6 4. Bb2 Nxb4 5. a3 Nc6 6. e3 Nf6 7. Nf3 Be7 (7...
    Bd6 8. Bxf6 Qxf6 9. Nc3 Ne7 10. Nb5 O-O 11. d4 Bf5 12. Bd3 Bxd3 $11 {-0.06/9})
    (7... a6 8. Be2 (8. Nc3 Bd6 9. Be2 (9. a4 Nb4 10. Be2 O-O 11. Rb1 Re8 12. d3 b6
    $15 {-0.50/9}) (9. h3 O-O 10. Be2 Re8 11. O-O Qe7 12. Re1 b5 $15 {-0.56/9}) (9.
    d3 O-O 10. Be2 Re8 11. O-O Ne5 12. Re1 Qe7 $15 {-0.38/9}) 9... O-O 10. O-O Na5
    11. d3 Be6 12. Qe1 b6 $11 {-0.25/9}) (8. Bd3 Bd6 9. Be2 (9. Nc3 O-O 10. Be2 Re8
    11. O-O Qe7 12. a4 b6 $15 {-0.47/9}) (9. O-O O-O 10. Be2 Re8 11. Re1 Qe7 12. d3
    Be6 $15 {-0.41/9}) 9... O-O 10. d3 Qe7 11. Nbd2 Be6 12. O-O b5 $11 {-0.16/9})
    8... Bd6 9. O-O (9. d3 O-O 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. O-O Re8 12. c4 Qe7 $11 {-0.09/9}) (
    9. Nc3 O-O 10. O-O Re8 11. Re1 b5 12. a4 b4 $15 {-0.56/9}) 9... O-O 10. d3 Re8
    11. Nbd2 Qe7 12. c4 Be6 $11 {-0.06/9}) 8. c4 (8. Bb5 O-O (8... a6) 9. Be2 (9.
    Nc3 Na5 10. O-O a6 11. Be2 Re8 12. d3 c5 $15 {-0.38/9}) (9. O-O Qd6 10. Nc3 a6
    11. Be2 Re8 12. Re1 Bg4 $11 {-0.25/9}) 9... Re8 10. O-O a6 11. d3 Bd6 12. Nbd2
    Qe7 $11 {-0.16/9}) (8. Nc3 O-O (8... a6) (8... Be6) (8... Bf5) 9. Be2 Re8 10.
    O-O Be6 11. Rb1 a6 12. Re1 Bd6 $15 {-0.31/9}) (8. Be2 O-O (8... Be6) (8... a6)
    (8... Bf5) (8... Rb8) (8... Bg4) (8... Bd7) (8... Na5) 9. O-O (9. Nc3 Re8 10.
    O-O a6 11. Rb1 Bd6 12. Qc1 Qe7 $15 {-0.47/9}) 9... Re8 10. Nc3 a6 11. Rb1 Bd6
    12. Re1 Qe7 $15 {-0.41/9}) (8. Bd3 O-O 9. O-O Ne4 10. Be2 Re8 11. d3 Nc5 12.
    Nc3 d4 $11 {-0.22/9}) 8... Bg4 (8... O-O 9. d4 (9. Qc2 Bg4 10. Be2 dxc4 11.
    Bxc4 Qd7 12. Bb5 Bxf3 $15 {-0.31/9}) 9... Re8 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Bb5 Bd7 12. Qb3
    Nb6 $11 {-0.09/9}) (8... Be6 9. Qc2 Bg4 10. Ne5 Nxe5 11. Bxe5 Bd6 12. Bxd6 Qxd6
    $11 {0.00/9}) 9. cxd5 (9. d4 O-O 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Qb3 Rb8 12. Nc3 Nf6 $11 {
    -0.09/9}) (9. Qb3 Na5 10. Qa4+ c6 11. cxd5 Qxd5 12. Nd4 O-O $11 {-0.25/9}) 9...
    Qxd5 10. Be2 (10. d4 Rd8 11. Nc3 Qe6 12. Bd3 O-O $11 {0.03/9}) 10... O-O 11.
    Nc3 Qd7 (11... Qd6 12. d4 Rad8 $11 {-0.22/9}) 12. O-O (12. d4 Rfd8 $11 {-0.06/9
    }) 12... Rfd8 (12... Rad8 $11 {-0.19/9}) 13. d4 Qf5 (13... Qe6 14. Bd3 $11) 14.
    Nd2 (14. h3 Bh5 $11) 14... Bxe2 15. Nxe2 a5 16. Nf3 a4 17. Rc1 Bd6 18. Nc3 Ne7
    19. Re1 (19. Nxa4 $143 Qb5 20. e4 Nxe4 $17 (20... Rxa4 $6 21. e5 $15) (20...
    Qxa4 $6 21. Qxa4 Rxa4 22. e5 $15)) 19... Qa5 20. Qe2 (20. e4 Bf4 21. Rb1 c6 $14
    ) 20... c6 21. g3 (21. e4 Bf4 22. Rb1 b6 $14) 21... b5 (21... Qh5 22. e4 Bc7
    23. Rb1 $11) 22. e4 $14 Bc7 23. d5 cxd5 (23... b4 $5 24. axb4 Qb6 $14) 24. Nxb5
    $16 Ne8 (24... Rac8 25. Bxf6 (25. Nxc7 $6 Rxc7 26. Bxf6 gxf6 $16) (25. Rxc7 $6
    Rxc7 26. Nxc7 Qxc7 $16) 25... gxf6 26. exd5 (26. Nxc7 $6 Rxc7 27. Qe3 Rxc1 28.
    Rxc1 Qb5 $16) (26. Rxc7 $6 Rxc7 27. Nxc7 Qxc7 $16) 26... Nxd5 27. Nfd4 $18 (27.
    Nxc7 $6 Rxc7 28. Rxc7 Qxc7 $16)) 25. exd5 $18 (25. Nxc7 $6 Nxc7 26. Bc3 Qb6 $14
    ) 25... Nxd5 26. Rc5 Ndf6 (26... Nef6 27. Bxf6 gxf6 $18) 27. Bxf6 gxf6 28. Qc4
    (28. Qc4 Be5 29. Nc7 Qxc5 30. Qxc5 Nxc7 31. Nxe5 $18 (31. Rxe5 $143 fxe5 32.
    Qxc7 f6 $18)) (28. Nxc7 $6 Qxc5 29. Nxa8 Rxa8 $16) 1-0
    
    [Event "Olsztyn"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1966.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Janton"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "56"]
    [EventDate "1966.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 a6 4. e3 Bd7 (4... Nf6 5. a3 $11) 5. Nf3 (5. d4 exd4 (
    5... Nf6) 6. Qxd4 (6. Bxd4 Nc6 (6... Nf6) 7. Bc3 Nf6 8. Nf3 Ne4 9. b5 Ne7 $11 {
    -0.06/9}) 6... Nc6 (6... Nf6) 7. Qc3 Nf6 8. Nd2 Be7 9. Ngf3 Nh5 $11 {0.06/9})
    5... Nf6 (5... Nc6 6. d4 (6. b5 Nce7 7. Be2 axb5 8. cxb5 Nf6 9. O-O Ned5 $11 {
    0.00/9}) 6... e4 7. Nfd2 Nf6 8. a3 Bf5 9. Qc2 Qe7 $14 {0.44/9}) (5... Be7 6. d4
    (6. Nc3 Nf6 7. d4 exd4 8. Nxd4 c5 9. Nc2 Nc6 $11 {0.09/9}) (6. Be2 Nf6 (6... a5
    7. b5 Nf6 8. d4 e4 9. Nfd2 c6 $14 {0.34/9}) (6... Nc6 7. b5 Na5 8. bxa6 bxa6 9.
    d4 exd4 $14 {0.28/9}) (6... Bf5 7. O-O Nf6 8. Nc3 O-O 9. d4 e4 $11 {0.22/9}) 7.
    O-O Nc6 8. a3 e4 9. Nd4 Nxd4 $11 {0.06/9}) 6... e4 7. Nfd2 f5 8. Be2 Nf6 9. d5
    O-O $11 {0.22/9}) 6. a4 (6. d4 e4 7. Nfd2 d5 (7... Be7 $11 8. Nc3 d5 9. Qb3 Be6
    $14 {0.41/9}) 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nc3 Be6 $11 {0.12/9}) (6. d3 Nc6 (6... Be7) (6...
    Bg4) 7. a3 Be7 8. Be2 O-O 9. O-O Re8 $11 {0.06/9}) 6... Be7 $15 (6... c5 7.
    bxc5 e4 8. c6 Nxc6 9. Nd4 d5 $15 {-0.34/9}) (6... e4 7. Nd4 Be7 8. d3 d5 9. Ba3
    Bg4 $11 {-0.19/9}) 7. Qc2 (7. Nc3 Bf5 8. Be2 Nc6 9. b5 Nb4 $11 {0.00/9}) 7...
    O-O 8. Nc3 (8. Be2 e4 9. Ng5 d5 $15 {-0.31/9}) 8... Ne8 (8... Nc6 $5 9. b5 Nb4
    $15) 9. d4 (9. Nd5 c6 $11 {0.12/9}) 9... exd4 (9... Nc6 10. Nd5 exd4 11. Nxd4
    $11) 10. Nxd4 Bf6 (10... c5 11. bxc5 dxc5 12. Nf3 $14) 11. b5 (11. Bd3 Bxd4 12.
    exd4 Qh4 $14) 11... Bxd4 $11 12. exd4 axb5 (12... Qh4 13. Bd3 $11) 13. axb5 $14
    Rxa1+ 14. Bxa1 c6 (14... Nf6 15. Be2 $14) 15. Be2 cxb5 16. cxb5 Nf6 17. O-O Qb6
    18. Bf3 Rc8 (18... Bxb5 $2 19. Qb1 (19. Nxb5 $6 Qxb5 20. Qb1 Qg5 $11) 19... Nc6
    20. Nxb5 $18) 19. Qd3 d5 (19... Re8 20. Rc1 $14) 20. Re1 (20. Nxd5 $5 Nxd5 21.
    Bxd5 Qxb5 22. Qf3 $16) 20... Be6 21. Bb2 Nbd7 22. g3 (22. Bc1 Qc7 23. Bd2 Nb6
    $11) 22... g6 (22... Qa5 23. Re2 $11) 23. Ra1 Bf5 24. Qe2 Re8 25. Qd1 Ne4 26.
    Qb3 Nxc3 27. Bxc3 Be4 28. Be2 (28. Re1 Nf6 29. Bd1 Rc8 $11) 28... Qf6 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Rzeszow"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1987.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kuczynski, W."]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "74"]
    [EventDate "1987.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 Be6 4. Qc2 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 (5... Be7 6. d4 $15) 6. e4
    g6 (6... c5 7. bxc5 Nxc5 8. Nc3 $11) 7. Be2 (7. Ng5 a5 8. Nxe6 fxe6 $11) 7...
    Bg7 (7... c5 8. bxc5 Nxc5 9. Nc3 $11) 8. O-O O-O 9. Nc3 (9. d4 exd4 10. Nxd4 a5
    $11) 9... Nh5 10. Nd5 (10. d4 exd4 11. Nb5 c5 $15) 10... f5 (10... c6 11. Ne3
    $11) 11. d3 (11. d4 fxe4 12. Qxe4 c6 $15) 11... c6 12. Nc3 (12. Ne3 Nf4 $11)
    12... Nf4 13. Bd1 (13. Rae1 Qb6 $15) 13... Qe7 (13... a5 14. a3 axb4 15. axb4
    Rxa1 16. Bxa1 Qb6 $15) 14. Bc1 (14. Re1 a5 15. a3 fxe4 16. Nxe4 Bf5 $15) 14...
    g5 (14... fxe4 $142 $5 15. Nxe4 d5 $19) 15. Rb1 (15. Bxf4 gxf4 16. Be2 Nb6 $11)
    15... Bf6 (15... fxe4 16. Nxe4 g4 17. Nfg5 $15) 16. exf5 (16. Re1 Rae8 $11)
    16... Bxf5 $15 17. Ne4 (17. Bxf4 gxf4 18. Be2 Qe6 $15) 17... Rac8 (17... d5 18.
    Nxf6+ Qxf6 19. Bxf4 gxf4 20. cxd5 cxd5 21. Re1 $15) 18. g3 (18. Re1 d5 19.
    Nxf6+ Qxf6 20. Bxf4 gxf4 $11) 18... Nh3+ $15 19. Kh1 {Now all is on g5} (19.
    Kg2 g4 20. Nfd2 d5 21. Nxf6+ Qxf6 $15) 19... g4 (19... d5 20. Nxf6+ Qxf6 21.
    Nd2 $17) 20. Ng1 (20. Nfd2 d5 21. Nxf6+ Rxf6 $11) 20... Nxg1 $15 21. Kxg1 d5
    22. Nxf6+ Qxf6 (22... Rxf6 $143 23. Bg5 $16) 23. c5 (23. f3 Qg6 24. Rb3 gxf3
    $17) 23... Qg6 {Black prepares e4} (23... e4 24. Bb2 Qg6 25. Qc3 $15) 24. Be2 (
    24. Rb3 $5 $15) 24... e4 $17 25. Rb3 Ne5 (25... exd3 26. Bxd3 Ne5 27. Bxf5 Rxf5
    28. Re3 $17) 26. Qc3 (26. d4 Nf3+ 27. Bxf3 exf3 $15) 26... Nf3+ (26... exd3
    $142 27. Bd1 Rce8 $19) 27. Bxf3 $11 gxf3 (27... exf3 28. Ra3 $11) 28. Bb2 (28.
    dxe4 dxe4 29. Ra3 a6 $11) 28... Rcd8 (28... exd3 29. b5 $15) 29. Qd4 (29. dxe4
    dxe4 30. Re1 Rd7 $11) 29... Qg4 (29... exd3 30. b5 $15) 30. h3 Qg6 31. h4 (31.
    Re1 Rd7 $11 (31... exd3 $143 32. Rxd3 Be4 33. Ra3 $14)) 31... Qg4 (31... exd3
    32. b5 $17) 32. Rd1 (32. Re1 a6 $11) 32... Rd7 (32... e3 33. h5 $17) 33. Kf1 (
    33. dxe4 $142 $5 Bxe4 34. Re1 $11) 33... Re7 $15 34. Qh8+ (34. Qe3 $142 $15)
    34... Kf7 $19 35. Qf6+ (35. Qg7+ Qxg7 36. Bxg7 Kxg7 37. dxe4 Rxe4 $19) 35...
    Ke8 36. Qg5 (36. Qxe7+ Kxe7 37. dxe4 Bxe4 38. Ra3 $19) 36... Qh3+ 37. Ke1 e3 $1
    (37... e3 38. Qxe3 Rxe3+ 39. Kd2 Re2+ 40. Kc1 Rxf2 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "Rynia Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Okecki, Jerzy"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "73"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 d6 3. e3 Be6 4. Nf3 Nd7 5. c4 Be7 (5... Ngf6 6. d4 $11) 6.
    Nc3 (6. d4 d5 $11) 6... f5 (6... Nb6 7. Qb3 $15) 7. d3 Ngf6 8. Ng5 Bg8 9. Be2
    g6 (9... d5 10. a3 $11) 10. O-O $14 h6 11. Nf3 Bf7 12. e4 (12. a4 a5 13. b5 O-O
    $14) 12... f4 (12... Nb6 13. exf5 gxf5 14. Re1 $11) 13. Qc2 (13. d4 exd4 14.
    Qxd4 c5 $16) 13... c6 14. a3 g5 15. Rad1 (15. h3 Qb6 $11) 15... Qc7 (15... g4
    16. Nh4 f3 17. gxf3 Rg8 18. fxg4 Nxg4 $14) 16. d4 $14 Rg8 17. Kh1 (17. Ne1
    O-O-O $14) 17... h5 (17... g4 18. Ne1 $11) 18. b5 (18. dxe5 dxe5 19. Qa4 g4 $11
    ) 18... Ng4 (18... g4 $5 19. bxc6 Qxc6 $11) 19. bxc6 bxc6 20. d5 (20. c5 dxc5
    21. Nxe5 cxd4 22. Nxg4 dxc3 $15) 20... Rb8 21. Rb1 (21. dxc6 Qxc6 22. Rb1 Ngf6
    $11) 21... Ngf6 $11 22. Bd3 (22. Nd2 Nc5 $11) 22... Nc5 (22... g4 23. dxc6 gxf3
    24. cxd7+ Qxd7 25. Rg1 fxg2+ 26. Rxg2 Rxg2 27. Kxg2 Qg4+ 28. Kh1 $15) 23. Be2 (
    23. Nd2 g4 $11) 23... cxd5 (23... g4 24. Nd2 $15) 24. Nxd5 $11 Nxd5 (24... Bxd5
    25. exd5 g4 26. Nd2 $11) 25. cxd5 (25. exd5 $2 Bg6 26. Qc3 Na4 $19 (26... Bxb1
    $6 27. Rxb1 g4 28. Nd2 $19)) 25... g4 26. Nd2 h4 27. f3 (27. Bc3 f3 28. Ba5
    fxg2+ 29. Kxg2 Qc8 $14) 27... Bh5 (27... gxf3 $5 28. Rxf3 Bh5 $11) 28. fxg4 $14
    Bxg4 29. Bxg4 Rxg4 30. Qd1 Qd7 31. h3 Rg5 32. Nf3 (32. Bc3 Rxb1 33. Qxb1 Rg3
    $11) 32... Rg3 33. Nd2 Rxh3+ 34. gxh3 Qxh3+ 35. Kg1 Kd7 {
    Threatening mate... how?} 36. Nf3 $4 (36. Qf3 Rg8+ 37. Kf2 $16) 36... Rg8+ 37.
    Kf2 (37. Ng5 Rxg5+ 38. Qg4+ Qxg4+ 39. Kf2 Nd3#) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr PAT Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Uznanski, Jerzy"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "76"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 g6 4. d4 $11 Bg7 5. dxe5 dxe5 (5... Nc6 6. Nf3 $11
    ) 6. Qxd8+ Kxd8 7. Nf3 f6 8. e4 Bg4 9. Be2 c6 (9... Nc6 10. a3 $14) 10. Nbd2 (
    10. Nc3 Kc8 $14) 10... Nh6 (10... Kc8 11. Rd1 $14) 11. O-O Ke7 (11... Kc8 12.
    Rfd1 $14) 12. c5 (12. Rfd1 a5 13. b5 cxb5 14. cxb5 Nd7 $16) 12... Nd7 (12... a5
    13. b5 $14) 13. Nc4 (13. Rfc1 Rhd8 $14) 13... Nf7 (13... b6 14. cxb6 axb6 15.
    a4 $14) 14. Rfd1 Rhd8 (14... Ng5 15. Na5 $11) 15. Nd6 (15. Na5 Rab8 $14) 15...
    Nxd6 (15... a5 16. Nxf7 Kxf7 17. Ng5+ fxg5 18. Bxg4 Nf6 19. Rxd8 Rxd8 $11) 16.
    Rxd6 (16. cxd6+ Ke8 $14) 16... Nf8 (16... b6 17. Ba3 $11) 17. Rad1 $14 Rxd6 (
    17... a5 18. b5 cxb5 19. Bxb5 Rxd6 20. cxd6+ Kd8 21. Bc3 $14) 18. Rxd6 (18.
    cxd6+ Kd8 $14) 18... Rd8 (18... Be6 19. a4 $11) 19. Rxd8 Kxd8 20. Kf1 (20. Bc1
    Be6 21. a4 h6 $11) 20... Bxf3 (20... Ne6 21. h3 Bxf3 22. Bxf3 $11) 21. Bxf3 Ne6
    22. Be2 Ke7 23. h4 a5 (23... Nd4 24. a4 $11) 24. a3 $14 axb4 25. axb4 f5 26.
    exf5 (26. Bd3 Kf6 $14) 26... gxf5 $11 27. Bc4 Bf6 28. g3 Nc7 (28... e4 29.
    Bxf6+ Kxf6 30. Ke2 $11) 29. Ke1 (29. Bg8 h5 $11) 29... Nd5 (29... e4 30. Bxf6+
    Kxf6 31. Kd2 $11) 30. b5 Kd7 (30... Ke6 $11) 31. Bxd5 (31. Ke2 $142 $5 $14)
    31... cxd5 $15 32. f4 (32. Ke2 Ke6 $15) 32... d4 $17 33. fxe5 Bxe5 34. Kf2 (34.
    Kd2 Ke6 35. c6 bxc6 36. bxc6 Kd6 $17) 34... Ke6 35. Kf3 (35. h5 Kd5 36. Ba3 Kc4
    $19) 35... Kd5 $19 36. c6 (36. Ba3 Kc4 37. c6 bxc6 38. bxc6 Kd5 $17) 36... bxc6
    37. bxc6 h5 (37... Kxc6 $6 38. g4 $17) 38. Ba1 (38. Kf2 Kxc6 39. Ba1 Kd5 $19)
    38... Bc7 (38... Bc7 39. Kf2 Kc5 $19) (38... Kxc6 39. Bb2 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1990.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Frysiak, Andrzej"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "68"]
    [EventDate "1990.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 g6 4. d4 Bg7 5. dxe5 Bxe5 (5... Nc6 6. Nf3 $11) 6.
    Nc3 (6. Bxe5 dxe5 7. Qxd8+ Kxd8 $14) 6... Ne7 (6... Be6 7. e3 $11) 7. Nf3 Bg7
    8. e3 a6 (8... Nbc6 9. a3 $11) 9. b5 (9. Bd3 Nbc6 10. a3 a5 $14) 9... axb5 $11
    10. cxb5 O-O 11. Be2 Be6 12. O-O Nd7 13. Nd4 Nd5 14. a4 Qh4 15. a5 Nc5 16. Nxe6
    {White launches an attack} Nxc3 17. Bxc3 Nxe6 (17... fxe6 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. a6
    $14) 18. Bxg7 $16 Kxg7 19. Bf3 Rab8 (19... Nc5 20. a6 $1 $16) 20. a6 $18 Nc5
    21. Ra3 (21. a7 Ra8 $18) 21... f5 (21... Qe7 22. Qd4+ f6 23. Rc1 $16) 22. axb7
    (22. Qa1+ Rf6 $18) 22... Ne4 (22... h6 23. b6 cxb6 24. Qxd6 $18) 23. Qd5 Nc5 (
    23... Rfe8 24. Qc6 $18) 24. Ra7 $18 Qf6 25. Rd1 Rfd8 26. Qd4 Qxd4 27. exd4 Ne4
    28. Rc1 Rd7 29. Be2 (29. Bxe4 fxe4 30. Rc6 Kf6 $18) 29... h6 (29... d5 30. f3
    Nd6 31. Kf2 $14) 30. Bd1 Nf6 31. Ba4 Re7 32. b6 (32. Bb3 $5 $18) 32... cxb6 $16
    33. Bc6 Rc7 34. Ra8 $4 (34. Kf1 $142 $16) 34... Rbxb7 $17 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr ch Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Bojzan, Grzegorz"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [PlyCount "40"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 g6 4. e3 Bg7 5. d4 Ne7 (5... exd4 6. Nf3 $11) 6.
    d5 (6. Nf3 O-O $11) 6... O-O (6... Nd7 7. Nf3 $11) 7. Nd2 (7. Nf3 a5 $15) 7...
    c6 (7... Nd7 8. Ngf3 $11) 8. e4 (8. dxc6 bxc6 9. Ngf3 Nd7 $11) 8... a5 (8... f5
    9. dxc6 Nbxc6 10. b5 $15) 9. a3 (9. b5 cxd5 10. cxd5 f5 $11) 9... axb4 10. axb4
    Rxa1 11. Bxa1 b5 (11... cxd5 $5 12. cxd5 f5 $15) 12. dxc6 $14 bxc4 (12... Nbxc6
    $5 13. cxb5 Nd4 $11) 13. b5 $16 (13. Nxc4 $6 Nbxc6 14. Nxd6 Nxb4 $11) 13... d5
    14. exd5 (14. Ngf3 dxe4 15. Nxe5 c3 16. Bxc3 Nd5 $16) 14... Qxd5 15. Qb1 (15.
    Nxc4 $6 Qxb5 16. c7 Na6 $15) 15... Bh6 (15... Be6 16. Nxc4 Qc5 17. Nd2 $16) 16.
    Ngf3 Bf5 17. Qb2 (17. Qb4 Re8 $18) 17... Nbxc6 18. bxc6 Nxc6 19. Nxc4 $4 (19.
    Qc3 $142 Bxd2+ 20. Nxd2 $16 (20. Qxd2 $6 Qe4+ 21. Be2 Rd8 $11)) 19... Rb8 $19
    20. Nb6 $4 (20. Qxb8+ $142 Nxb8 21. Bxe5 $19) 20... Qa5+ (20... Qa5+ 21. Qc3
    Qxb6 $19 (21... Rxb6 $143 22. Qxa5 Nxa5 23. Bxe5 Rb1+ 24. Ke2 $19)) 0-1
    
    [Event "corr m Poland-Ukraine"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kruglov, V."]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "28"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 g6 4. e3 Bg7 5. Be2 Ne7 (5... Nf6 6. d4 (6. d3 Nc6 (
    6... O-O 7. Nf3 Nc6 8. b5 Ne7 9. O-O a6 10. a4 axb5 $11 {0.09/8}) (6... g5 7.
    h3 (7. Nf3) 7... Na6 8. a3 Be6 9. d4 exd4 10. Bxd4 c5 $11 {0.22/8}) 7. b5 Ne7
    8. Nf3 a6 9. bxa6 Rxa6 10. c5 Rc6 $11 {-0.09/8}) 6... exd4 7. exd4 d5 8. Nf3
    dxc4 9. Bxc4 Qe7+ 10. Qe2 Qxe2+ $11 {-0.03/9}) 6. d3 (6. Nf3 O-O (6... Bf5 7.
    O-O (7. d4) 7... a5 8. b5 O-O 9. Nc3 Nd7 10. d4 exd4 $14 {0.31/9}) (6... a5 7.
    b5 O-O 8. d4 Nf5 9. O-O exd4 10. exd4 Qf6 $11 {0.25/9}) 7. d4 exd4 8. Bxd4 Bxd4
    9. exd4 a5 10. bxa5 Re8 $11 {0.25/11}) (6. d4 a5 (6... O-O 7. Nf3 Bg4 8. O-O a5
    9. b5 Nd7 10. dxe5 Qe8 $14 {0.31/8}) 7. b5 Nd7 8. Nf3 O-O 9. O-O Re8 10. Nbd2
    Nf5 $11 {0.22/9}) 6... O-O 7. Qc2 (7. Nf3 e4 8. Bxg7 exf3 9. Bxf8 fxe2 10. Qxe2
    Qxf8 $11 {-0.13/10}) (7. Nc3 a5 8. b5 d5 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Nf3 e4 $11 {0.03/9})
    7... Be6 (7... f5 8. Nf3 f4 9. e4 g5 10. h3 Ng6 $11 {0.00/8}) 8. Nf3 h6 (8...
    c6 9. O-O a5 10. bxa5 Qxa5 $11 {0.12/9}) 9. O-O f5 10. Nbd2 (10. Nc3 Nd7 $11 {
    0.19/8}) 10... g5 (10... a5 $11 {0.12/8}) 11. Ne1 f4 12. exf4 gxf4 13. Nef3 Nf5
    14. Nb3 Nd7 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1993.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Kostyra, Mariusz"]
    [Result "*"]
    [PlyCount "49"]
    [EventDate "1993.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 g6 4. e3 Bg7 5. Nf3 Ne7 6. d3 (6. d4 O-O $11) 6...
    O-O $15 7. Be2 Nd7 (7... e4 8. Bxg7 exf3 9. Bxf8 fxe2 10. Qxe2 Qxf8 11. O-O $11
    ) 8. Qc2 f5 (8... a5 9. b5 $11) 9. O-O Nf6 (9... a5 10. b5 $11) 10. Nbd2 (10.
    d4 e4 11. Nfd2 c5 $11) 10... h6 11. Rac1 (11. Nb3 c6 $14) 11... g5 (11... Be6
    12. Bc3 $11) 12. a4 (12. d4 e4 13. Ne1 c5 $14) 12... Be6 (12... g4 13. Nh4 $11)
    13. e4 (13. d4 g4 14. Nh4 Nc6 $16) 13... fxe4 (13... g4 14. Nh4 $11) 14. Nxe4
    Nxe4 (14... g4 15. Nfd2 $11) 15. dxe4 Ng6 (15... g4 16. Ne1 $11) 16. c5 $14 Nf4
    (16... g4 17. Ne1 $14) 17. cxd6 cxd6 18. Bc4 Bxc4 (18... Qf6 19. Qd1 $14) 19.
    Qxc4+ Kh8 (19... Kh7 20. a5 $14) 20. Rcd1 (20. a5 Qc8 21. Qxc8 Raxc8 22. Rxc8
    Rxc8 $15) 20... Rc8 $11 21. Qb3 Qf6 22. b5 g4 23. Nd2 h5 (23... Qf7 24. Qe3 $11
    ) 24. Rfe1 (24. b6 axb6 25. Qxb6 h4 $14) 24... Bh6 25. Rf1 (25. Rf1 Bg7 26. a5
    $14) *
    
    [Event "corr"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1997.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Chowaniec, W."]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "91"]
    [EventDate "1997.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 g6 4. e3 Bg7 5. Nf3 Ne7 6. Be2 O-O 7. d4 Nf5 8. dxe5
    Nc6 9. O-O Nxe5 (9... dxe5 $143 10. b5 Nb8 11. Nxe5 $16) 10. Nxe5 (10. Qd2 Be6
    11. Na3 Nh4 12. Nd4 a5 13. bxa5 Bh3 14. f4 Bxg2 15. Rf2 c5 16. fxe5 cxd4 17.
    exd4 dxe5 $14 {0.28/9}) 10... Bxe5 (10... dxe5 11. Qb3 (11. Nc3 a5 (11... Be6
    12. Qb3 Qh4 13. Nd5 Rfc8 14. g3 Qh3 15. e4 Bxd5 16. cxd5 Nd6 17. Bd3 f5 $14 {
    0.34/10}) 12. b5 Be6 13. Qc2 c6 14. Rfd1 Qc7 15. c5 Rfd8 16. Bd3 Qe7 17. Na4
    cxb5 $11 {0.25/8}) 11... a5 (11... Be6 12. Rd1 Qe7 13. Nc3 c6 14. Ne4 Rfd8 15.
    Nc5 Nd6 16. Nxe6 Qxe6 17. c5 Qxb3 $14 {0.47/10}) (11... Qg5 12. Nc3 a5 13. Nd5
    a4 14. Qa3 c6 15. Nb6 Ra7 16. Nxc8 Rxc8 17. c5 Nh4 $14 {0.50/10}) 12. bxa5 Rxa5
    13. Nc3 Qh4 14. Rfd1 Rd8 15. Qb4 Rxd1+ 16. Rxd1 Ra8 17. Nd5 Rxa2 $14 {0.44/9})
    11. Bxe5 dxe5 12. Qd5 (12. Qa4 Qe8 13. Qxe8 Rxe8 14. g4 Ne7 15. Nc3 Be6 16. Ne4
    Red8 17. g5 Kg7 $14 {0.47/9}) 12... Qxd5 (12... Qf6 13. Rd1 c6 14. Qa5 b6 15.
    Qa4 a5 16. Nd2 Bb7 17. Bf3 Nh4 $14 {0.41/9}) 13. cxd5 Bd7 (13... Rd8 14. Nc3 g5
    15. Nb5 c6 16. dxc6 bxc6 17. Nc7 Rb8 $14 {0.47/11}) 14. Nd2 (14. Rc1 Rac8 15.
    Nc3 Nd6 16. a4 c5 17. dxc6 Bxc6 $14 {0.37/11}) 14... c6 (14... Rfd8 15. Nb3 Ne7
    16. e4 c6 17. Bf3 f5 $11 {0.03/9}) 15. Ne4 Kg7 (15... Rfd8 16. d6 h5 17. Rfd1
    a5 $14 {0.37/10}) 16. g4 Nh6 (16... Nh4 17. Nc5 Bc8 $16 {0.75/10}) 17. g5 Ng8 (
    17... Nf5 $16 {0.84/9}) 18. Nc5 Bh3 19. Rfd1 cxd5 20. Rxd5 b6 21. Ne4 Rfe8 22.
    Bb5 Re7 23. Rc1 a6 24. Bd3 Rc8 (24... f5 25. Nd6 e4 26. Be2 $16) 25. Rxc8 $16
    Bxc8 26. Rd6 Re6 27. Bc4 Rxd6 28. Nxd6 Be6 29. Bxe6 fxe6 30. Nc4 b5 31. Nxe5
    Ne7 32. e4 Nc8 33. Nd7 Nd6 34. Nc5 Kf7 (34... e5 35. f3 $18) 35. f4 Nc4 36.
    Nxa6 e5 37. fxe5 Ke6 38. Nc7+ Kxe5 39. Nxb5 Kxe4 40. a4 Kd5 (40... Kf4 41. a5
    $18) 41. a5 Kc6 42. Nc3 Ne5 43. b5+ Kb7 44. Ne4 Nf7 45. Kf2 Kc7 46. Ke3 1-0
    
    [Event "corr Poland"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1986.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Sternik, Ryszard"]
    [Black "Pelc, J."]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "75"]
    [EventDate "1986.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 Be6 4. e3 f5 5. Nf3 Nd7 6. Be2 c6 (6..