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Literatur_Sokolski_Opening - compiled by Peter Markus Steiner (in German)



of Germany
    (All annotations below by Fritz)
    (Games' source: Marek's 1.b4 database)
    (1) Espig,Lutz – Pribyl
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 g6 3.Nf3 Bg7 4.c4 0–0 5.e3 b6 6.Be2 c5 7.a3 Bb7 8.0–0 e6 
    9.d3 d5 10.cd5 ed5 11.Nbd2 Nbd7 12.Nb3N 
       (12.bc5 bc5 13.Rc1 Re8 14.Rc2 Bc6 15.Qa1 Ba4 16.Rcc1 d4 17.e4 Nd5 
       18.Bd1 Bd1 19.Rcd1 Nc3 20.Rde1 Nb6 21.e5 Ncd5 22.Re4 Re6 23.Rc1 Qe7 
       24.Nc4 Nc4 25.Rc4 Nb6 26.Rc2 Nd7 Spiridonov–Pribyl/Varna 1976/0–1 
    12...Re8 13.Rc1 Bf8 14.Qd2 d4 
       (14...d4 15.bc5 de3 16.fe3 Nc5 17.Nc5 Bc5=) 
    (2) Espig,Lutz – Vogt,Lothar
    DDR, 1974
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 g6 3.Nf3 Bg7 4.c4 0–0 5.e3 c6 6.Be2 a5 7.b5 
       (7.ba5 Qa5 8.0–0 d6=) 
    7...cb5 8.cb5 d6 
       (8...d5 9.Nc3=) 
    9.0–0+= Nbd7 
       (9...Bf5 10.Nc3+=) 
       (10.Nc3 d5+=) 
       (10...e5 11.d4+=) 
       (11.Rc1 Be6 12.Bf6 Bf6+=) 
       (11...Bf5 12.d4 Nce4 13.Rc1=) 
       (12.Rc1 Bf5+=) 
    12...Bf5= 13.d3 d5 14.Na3 Ne8 
       (14...Qb6 15.Rc1=) 
    15.Bg7 Ng7 16.Qd2 
       (16.Rc1 Qd6+=) 
       (16...Rc8 17.Rbc1=) 
    17.Qb4 Rfd8 
       (17...Rac8 18.Rfd1=) 
       (18.d4 Nce6 (18...Bb1? 19.dc5 Qf6 20.Nb1+–) 19.Qd6 Rd6+= (worse is 
       19...ed6 20.Rbc1+/–)) 
       (18...Rdc8 19.e4 Bd7 20.e5+=) 
       (19.e4 Bg4+=) 
    20.e4+= Be6 
       (20...de4 21.de4 Discovered attack) 
    21.e5+/– Qb6 
       (21...Qd7 22.Rdc1 b6 23.d4+/–) 
    22.d4 Ne4 23.Rbc1 
       (23.Qa4 Nc3 24.Qc2 Bf5–+ (worse is 24...Nd1 25.Qd1 Bf5 26.Rb4–/+; 24...Nb1?! 
       25.Qb1 Bf5 26.Qb4–/+); 
       23.Qe7?! Nc3 24.Re1 Na2=) 
    23...Kf8 24.Nb1 
       (worse is 24.Qa4 Nc3 25.Rc3 Rc3+=) 
       (24...Rc1 25.Rc1 Ra8 26.Nc3+/–) 
    25.a3+= Bd7 
       (25...Nh5 26.Bf1+=) 
       (26.Nfd2 Qa5 27.Qa5 Ra5 28.Ne4 de4+/–) 
    26...Nc3+= 27.Qc3 Ne6 
       (27...Bb5? 28.Qb4+–) 
       (28.Qd2 Kg7+=) 
    28...Kg7 29.Nh4 
       (29.Rb1 Ra5+=) 
    29...Bb5= 30.Rb1 Ra5 31.f4 Qa6 32.Bg4 White prepares the advance f5 
    32...Nf8 33.f5 g5 
       (33...e6 34.Qg3=) 
    34.Nf3+= White gets decisive kings attack 34...Be2 
       (34...Nd7 35.Rdc1+=) 
    35.f6 ef6 36.ef6 White gets strong play along the open e–file 
    36...Kg8 37.Qe7 White threatens strongly Ne5 37...Bf3 38.gf3 Rb8 
    39.Bh5 Threatening mate... how? 39...Qe6 40.Re1 Threatening mate: 
    Rxe6 40...Qe7 
       (40...Qd7 41.Rb6+–) 
       (41.Re7?! Nh7 42.Bf7 Kh8+/–) 
       (41...Raa8 42.ef8B Kf8+–) 
       (42.Re6 fe6 43.Rb7+–) 
    (3) Espig,Lutz (2460) – Uhlmann,Wolfgang (2570)
    Zinnowitz 8th, 1971
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 g6 3.Nf3 Bg7 4.c4 0–0 5.e3 c6 6.Be2 d5 7.0–0 Bg4 8.Na3 
       (8...a5 9.ba5 Qa5 10.Qb3+=) 
       (9.d4 Qb6 10.Qa4 Ne4=) 
    9...Bf3 10.Bf3 e6 
       (10...e5 11.d4 e4 12.Be2=) 
       (11.d4 Qe7=) 
       (11...e5 12.d4=) 
    12.Qb3 Rfc8 13.Rfc1 Ne4 14.Be4 Bc3 
       (14...de4 15.Bg7 Kg7 16.d3=) 
       (15.Rc3 de4 16.d4 ed3 17.Rd3 a5=) 
    15...de4 16.c5 b6 17.Qd4 f5 18.Nc4 Rd8 19.cb6 Nb6 
       (19...ab6 20.Nb2 (worse is 20.Nb6 c5 21.Qc3 Nb6 22.Qc5 Rd6–+) 20...c5 
       21.bc5 Nc5 22.Qb4=) 
    20.Qb2 Rac8 21.Nb6 ab6 22.a4 Qd6 Attacks the backward pawn on d2 
       (22...Rd5 23.a5 Rb5 24.Rc4=) 
    23.a5 ba5 24.ba5 The passed pawn on a5 will quickly become a dangerous 
    weapon 24...Qd2 25.Rc2 
       (25.Qb6 Qd7=) 
       (25...Qd6 26.Qc3=) 
    26.a6 Rc7?? 
       (better is 26...Qd5!?=) 
       (27.a7 Ra8 28.Rd2 Qd2 29.Qd2 Rca7 30.Ra7 Ra7 31.Qd8 Kf7 32.Qh8+–) 
    27...Qd7 28.Rd2! Qd2 A deflection 29.Qc7 Ra8 30.Rb1 
       (30.a7 Qb2 31.Rd1 Rf8+–) 
    30...Qd8 31.Qd8 Rd8 32.a7 Kg7 33.Rb8 Rd1 34.Kh2 
       (34.Kh2 Ra1 35.a8Q Ra8 36.Ra8+–) 
    (4) Espig,Lutz – Zuckerman,Bernard
    Dresden WchT U26 fin–A, 1969
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 g6 3.Nf3 Bg7 4.c4 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.d4 e5 7.Be2 Nbd7 8.0–0 e4 
    9.Nfd2+= Re8 10.Nc3 Nf8 11.a4 Bf5 12.b5 h5 
       (12...h6 13.f3+=) 
    13.a5+/– Ng4 
       (13...a6 14.Qb3+/–) 
    14.h3 Qh4? 
       (better is 14...Nf6+/–) 
    15.hg4+– hg4 16.Nde4 
       (better is 16.a6 b6 17.Qc2+–) 
    16...Be4 17.Bg4 f5 
       (17...Bc2 18.Qc2 Qg4 19.a6+–) 
       (18.Ne4 fe4 19.a6 Rab8+–) 
       (18...a6 19.Be2 Qg5 20.Ne4 fe4 21.Qa4+–) 
       (19.a6 Rab8+–) 
    19...Qh6 20.Be4 
       (20.Ne4 fe4 21.Bg2 Ng5+/–) 
    20...fe4+/– 21.Kg2 Qg5 
       (21...Nf6 22.a6 b6 23.Rh1+–) 
    22.Nd5+– Rac8 
       (22...Qd8 23.a6 b6 24.f3+–) 
       (23.a6!? b6 24.f4 ef3 25.Qf3+– (25.Kf3?! c6 26.bc6 Rc6+=)) 
    23...c6+/– 24.bc6 
       (24.Nc3 Nf6+/–) 
    24...bc6 25.Nf4 Qf5 26.Ba3 
       (26.Ra2 Rb8+/–) 
    26...c5 27.Rb1 
       (27.Rc1 Red8+/–) 
    27...cd4+= 28.Rb7 d3 29.Qb3 
       (29.Bd6 Ng5 30.Ra7+/–) 
       (better is 29...Ng5+=) 
       (30.Ra7?! Rb8 31.Qd1 Ra8 32.Ra8 Ra8 33.Bd6 g5= (worse is 33...Ra5 34.Qb3 
       Ne8 35.c5 Qf7 36.Qb4+–)) 
    30...Nh5 31.c5 Kh8 
       (31...Kh7 32.Qd5 (worse is 32.Ra7 Qg4+–) 32...Qd5 33.Nd5+–) 
       (worse is 32.Ra7 Kh7 33.Qb7 Rg8+–) 
    32...Qg6 Theme: Deflection from d5 33.Qd5 
       (33.Qd5 Bh6 34.Rh5+–) 
    (5) Vilela,J – Espig,Lutz
    Halle, 1981
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 g6 3.Nf3 Bg7 4.e3 0–0 5.c4 d6 6.d4 e5 7.Nc3 Nbd7 8.Be2 c6 
    9.0–0 Re8 10.Qc2 Nf8 11.de5 de5 12.Rfd1 
       (12.c5 e4 13.Nd2 a5+/–) 
       (12...Qe7 13.c5+=) 
       (13.Rd2 e4 14.Nd4 Bg4+=) 
       (13...e4 14.Nd2+=) 
    14.e4 Bg4 15.h3 
       (15.Rd6 a5 16.a3 ab4 17.ab4 Ra1 18.Ba1 Ra8+=) 
    15...Bf3 16.Bf3 
       (worse is 16.gf3 Ne6+=) 
    16...Ne6 17.Ne2 
       (17.a3 Red8=) 
    17...Ng5 18.Rd6 a5 19.a3 ab4 20.ab4 Ra1 21.Ba1 Nf3 22.gf3 Nh5 23.Rd3 
       (23.Qd3 Bf8 24.f4 Bd6 25.cd6 Qd7 26.fe5 Ng7+=) 
       (24.Kg2 Qe6=) 
       (24...Qh3 25.Bb2–/+) 
       (better is 25.Be5!? Qh3 26.Rd8=) 
    25...Qh3–/+ 26.Rd8 
       (26.Qd3 h6–/+) 
       (26...Qf3!? 27.Be5 Qe4 28.Re8 Ne8 29.Bg7 Kg7 30.Qd4 Nf6 31.Qe4 Ne4 
       (27.Qd6 Qd6 28.Rd6 h5–/+) 
    27...Qe7 28.Re8 Ne8 29.Nb3 h5 30.Bc3 
       (30.Qd2 h4–/+) 
       (30...h4 31.Kh1–/+) 
       (31.Qa1 Bf4–/+) 
    31...Bf4 32.Nc4 
       (32.Qa1 h4–/+) 
    32...h4 33.Ne3 
       (33.Kh1 Qe6 34.Qf1 Nc7–+) 
       (33...h3 34.Kh1–/+) 
       (34.Ng2 Bg5–/+) 
    34...Qd6 35.cd6 Be3 36.fe3 Nd7 37.Kg2 
       (37.Kh2 f6–+) 
    37...f6 38.Kh3 g5 39.f4 Kf7 40.Kg4 Ke6 41.Be1 Kd6 
       (41...c5 42.b5–+) 
    42.fg5 fg5 43.Kg5 c5 
       (43...h3 44.Bg3–+) 
       (better is 44.Kh4 Nf6 45.bc5 Kc5 46.Bc3–+) 
    44...Nc5 45.Kf5 
       (45.Kg4 h3! (worse is 45...Ne4 46.Bh4 b5 47.Kf3–+) 46.Kh3 Nd3–+ (
       46...Ne4?! 47.Kg4–+)) 
       (45...Nd3 46.Bh4 b5–+) 
    (6) Espig,Lutz – Jakat,Thomas
    Plauen_29th_DDR_Chpp, 1980
    1.c4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 e5 7.d3 Nbd7 8.0–0 Ne8 
       (8...b6 9.Nbd2 Bb7 10.a4 a6 11.Qc2 Re8 12.Rfc1 Rb8 13.Rab1 c5 14.Bc3 
       d5 15.bc5 d4 16.c6 dc3 17.cd7 Nd7 18.Ne4 Be4 19.de4 Nc5 20.Rd1 Qc7 
       21.Rd5 Qc6 22.Ra1 a5 23.h4 Anastasian (2490)–Smirin (2555)/Moscow 
       1992/1–0 (58); 
       8...c6 9.a4 Qc7 10.Nbd2 a6 11.b5 ab5 12.ab5 Ra1 13.Ba1 Nc5 14.d4 Nce4 
       15.de5 Nd2 16.Qd2 Ne4 17.Qc2 Nc5 18.ed6 Qd6 19.bc6 bc6 20.Rd1 Qe6 
       21.Nd4 Qe4 22.Qe4 Ne4 23.Nc6 horacyad2010–kamilek001 (1660)/kurnik 
       2011/1–0 (37)) 
    9.Qb3 f5N 
       (9...Kh8 10.Nbd2 Qe7 11.Rac1 b6 12.c5 bc5 13.bc5 Nc5 14.Qa3 Nd7 
       15.Nc4 c5 16.Nfd2 Qe6 17.d4 ed4 18.Bf3 d5 19.ed4 Rb8 20.Rfe1 Qa6 
       21.Bd5 Nc7 22.Qa6 Na6 23.Ba3 Nf6 24.Bc6 Csom,I–Vaganian,R/Yerevan 
       1976/0–1 (59)) 
    10.c5 Kh8 11.cd6 cd6 12.Nc3 Ndf6 13.Rac1 Qe7 14.b5 Bh6 15.Qa3 g5 16.b6 a6 
    17.Nb5 Qd8 18.Nc7 Nc7 19.bc7 
       (19.Rc7?! Nd5 20.Qa5 Nc7 21.Ne5 
         A) 21...de5? 22.Qe5 Qf6 23.Qf6 Rf6 24.Bf6 Bg7 25.Bg7 (25.bc7?! 
          Bf6 26.Rc1 Kg7=) 25...Kg7 26.bc7+–;
         B) 21...Bg7 22.bc7 Qe7=) 
    19...Qd7 20.d4 e4 21.Ne5! Qe6 
       (21...de5 22.de5 Passed pawn) 
    22.d5!+– Qe7 
       (22...Qd5 23.Bc4 Decoy; 
       22...Nd5 23.Ng6 Double attack (23.Nd7 Decoy)) 
    23.Nc4 Qc7 24.Bd4 
       (better is 24.Bf6 Rf6 25.Qb2+–) 
       (worse is 25.Nd6 f4+–) 
    (7) Enders,Peter (1825) – Espig,Lutz (2470)
    DDR–ch, 1978
    1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.b4 cb4 4.a3 Nf6 
       (4...b6 5.ab4 Bb7 6.e5 Bb4 7.c3 Be7 8.Na3 Nh6 9.d4 Nf5 10.Bd3 d6 
       11.0–0 0–0 12.ed6 Nd6 13.c4 Nd7 14.Bb2 Bf6 15.Re1 a6 16.Qe2 Re8 
       17.Rad1 Nf5 18.Nc2 g6 19.Ne5 Sivuk,V (2445)–Pavlov,S (2520)th 
       Geller Memorial Open A, Odessa UKR 2010/½) 
    5.e5 Nd5 6.Bc4N 
         A) 6...Bb4 7.Ba3 (7.c3 Be7 8.d4 d6 9.Bd3 Nd7 10.0–0 de5 11.de5 
          0–0 12.Bd2 f5 13.ef6 Bf6 14.Qc2 h6 15.Re1 Kh8 16.Bg6 e5 17.Ra4 Nc5 
          18.Ra3 Nf4 19.Ne5 Be5 20.Re5 Ng6 21.Qg6 Qd3 Schulz,H 
          (2000)–Jacoby,G (2225)th IHEM, Hamburg GER 2008/½–½) 
          7...Ba3 (7...Nc6 8.Bb4 Ndb4 9.d4 d6 10.c3 Nd5 11.c4 Nde7 12.ed6 
          Qd6 13.Nc3 0–0 14.Bd3 Rd8 15.c5 Qf4 16.g3 Qh6 17.0–0 e5 18.d5 Bg4 
          19.d6 Nd4 20.Be2 Ne2 21.Qe2 Nc6 22.Qe4 Shashin,B–Gufeld,E/Moscow 
          1970/½–½ (44)) 8.Na3 0–0 9.c4 Nb4 10.Nb5 N8c6 11.d4 f6 
          12.Be2 fe5 13.de5 Qb6 14.0–0 Qc5 15.Qd6 Qd6 16.ed6 b6 17.Rfc1 a6 
          18.Nbd4 Nd4 19.Nd4 Bb7 20.Nc2 Nc2 21.Rc2 Schaar,J 
          (1980)–Carlsen,T (2330)/CiF–Bernhard –Zuechner–Memorial 2010/0–1 
         B) 6...d6 7.b5 de5 8.Ne5 Bd6 9.d4 Nd7 10.Nd7 Bd7 11.c4 Nf6 12.Be2 
          0–0 13.c5 Be7 14.Nc3 Qc7 15.f4 Rfd8 16.Qb3 Be8 17.Be3 Nd7 18.0–0 
          Nf8 19.Bf3 Bf6 20.Rfd1 Ng6 Lampen,T (2325)–Ristoja,T (2195)/
          TCh–FIN 2007/1–0 (40)) 
    6...Nb6 7.Bb3 Nc6 8.0–0 a5 9.Bb2 Be7 10.d3 
       (10.ab4 Nb4 11.Nc3 0–0+=) 
    10...a4–/+ 11.Ba2 0–0 12.Nbd2 
       (12.Qe2 d5–/+) 
    12...ba3 13.Bc1 f5 
       (13...Qc7 14.d4–/+) 
    14.ef6 Bf6 15.Rb1 Be7 16.Ne4 Ra6 17.Qe1 Rf3 18.gf3 Qf8 19.f4 d5 20.Ng3 
    Nd4 21.Qd1 Na8 22.Be3 Nc6 23.c3 Nc7 24.Rb6 
       (better is 24.f5!?+=) 
    24...Rb6–/+ 25.Bb6 Nb5 26.Ne2 Qf5 27.Kh1 Bd6 28.c4 Nc7 29.Bc7 Bc7 30.cd5 
    ed5 31.Ng3 Qf4 32.Bd5 Kf8 33.Be4 Bh3 34.Rg1 Qf2 35.Qh5? 
       (better is 35.Qa4 Bd6 36.Qa8 Nb8 37.Bb7=) 
    35...a2–+ 36.Rd1 Qf6 
       (36...Be6 37.d4–+) 
    37.d4–/+ Be6 38.Qc5 Kg8 39.Bc6 bc6 40.Qc6 Bb3 
       (40...Bb3 41.Qf6 gf6–+) 
    (8) Espig,Lutz (2430) – Radosavljevic,Slobodan D (2320)
    HUN–ch op Eger, 1987
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 a5 4.b5 Bg7 5.Bb2 0–0 6.e3 d6 7.Be2 e5 8.d3 Ne8N 
       (8...e4 9.de4 Ne4 10.Bg7 Kg7 11.0–0 (11.Qd4 Qf6 12.Bd3 Nc5 13.Qf6 
       Kf6 14.Be2 Be6 15.Nc3 Nbd7 16.Nd5 Bd5 17.cd5 Nb6 18.Rd1 Rfe8 19.0–0 
       Re4 20.Rd2 Rae8 21.Rc1 a4 22.Kf1 Rb4 23.a3 Rb3 24.Ra1 Rc3 25.Rdd1 Nb3 
       Matson,R–Larsen,S/corr ICCF EM/M/GT/A012 1998/0–1 (57)) 11...Qf6 
       12.Nd4 Nd7 13.f3 Nec5 14.Nc3 Nb6 15.Nd5 Nd5 16.cd5 Qe5 17.Nc2 ½–1/
       2 Sherbakov,R–Mortensen,E/Hastings B (Open), Hastings 1993; 
       8...b6 9.Nbd2 Bb7 10.Qc2 Nbd7 11.0–0 Qe7 12.Rfe1 Rae8 13.Rad1 Nh5 
       14.Nb1 f5 15.Nc3 Nhf6 16.Ba3 e4 17.de4 Ne4 18.Ne4 fe4 19.Nd4 Ne5 
       20.Rf1 Nf3 21.Nf3 ef3 22.Bd3 fg2 23.Rfe1 Poley,V (2410)–Nielsen,P 
       (2515)/Viking op Aaland–Stockholm 1997/0–1; 
       8...Re8 9.Nbd2 b6 10.a4 Bb7 11.0–0 Nbd7 12.Nb3 e4 13.de4 Ne4 14.Qc2 
       Ndc5 15.Nc5 Nc5 16.Bg7 Kg7 17.Rfd1 Qf6 18.Nd4 Be4 19.Qc1 Qg5 20.Bf3 
       Bf3 21.Nf3 Qf6 22.Ra3 Re7 23.Qc3 Fournier,F (1805)–GuardiaImperial 
       (1970)/Active 2007/0–1 (36)) 
    9.Qb3 a4 10.Qc2 f5 11.c5 Be6 12.Na3 Nd7 13.cd6 cd6 14.0–0 g5 15.Nd2 g4 
    16.f4 gf3 17.Nf3 Kh8 18.e4 Nc5 
    19.Ne5+= Nb3 
       (19...de5 20.Qc5 Deflection (20.Qc5 Overloading); 
       19...Be5 20.d4 Double attack (20.d4 Decoy)) 
    20.ab3 ab3 21.Qd1 de5 22.ef5 Rf5 23.Rf5 Bf5 24.Qb3 Qb6 25.Kh1 Qe3 Black 
    intends e4 26.Qd1 e4 27.Bg7 Ng7 28.Nc4 
       (28.Nc2 Ra1 29.Qa1 Qe2+/–) 
    28...Ra1+= 29.Qa1 Qe2 30.Qa8 Ne8 31.Qe8 Kg7 32.Qe5 
       (32.Qe7!? Kg8 33.Qd8 Kf7 34.Qc7 Kf6 35.Qb6 Kg5 36.de4 Be4 37.Qe3 Qe3 
    32...Kg6= 33.h3 ed3 34.Ne3 Bh3? 
       (35.gh3 h5+–) 
       (better is 35...Bg4!? 36.Qg4 Qg4 37.Ng4 Kf5+/–) 
    36.Qh3 d2 37.Qh7 Kf8 1–0
    (9) Espig,Lutz (2325) – Delitzsch,Juergen (2255)
    BL2–Ost, 2008
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 a5 4.b5 Bg7 5.Bb2 d6 6.e3 0–0 7.Be2 e5 8.0–0 
       (8.d4 e4 9.Nfd2 Re8 10.Nc3 h5 11.Qc2 Qe7 12.h3 Nbd7 13.a4 Nf8 14.Ba3 
       c5 15.d5 b6 16.0–0–0 g5 17.Bb2 Bf5 18.Bh5 Nh5 19.g4 Bg6 20.gh5 Bh5 
       21.Nce4 Bd1 22.Rd1 Nh7 Anastasian,A (2490)–Istratescu,A (2430)/
       EU–chT (Men) 1992/½–½ (45)) 
    8...Nbd7 9.Nc3 Re8 
       (9...Nc5 10.d4 ed4 11.ed4 Nce4 12.Re1 Bf5 13.Nh4 Nc3 14.Bc3 Bd7 
       15.Nf3 d5 16.c5 c6 17.a4 Qc7 18.Bd3 Rfe8 19.Qd2 Ne4 20.Be4 de4 21.Ne5 
       f5 22.b6 Qc8 23.Ba5 Be6 24.Bc3 orangutanb4 (1995)–nigelshort (1860)/
       kurnik 2011/0–1 (43)) 
    10.d4 e4N 
       (10...ed4 11.ed4 c5 12.bc6 bc6 13.Re1 Nb6 14.c5 Nbd5 15.cd6 Nc3 
       16.Bc3 Nd5 17.Bb2 Qd6 18.Ne5 Rb8 19.Nc4 Qc7 20.Qd2 Ba6 21.Bf1 Re1 
       22.Re1 Bc4 23.Bc4 Qb6 24.Ba1 Qb4 25.Qe2 Pakleza,Z–Owczarzak,J0 Ch 
       POL Dzwirzyno 2004/½–½ (46)) 
    11.Nd2 Nf8 12.Rb1 h5 13.Ba3 Bf5 14.Nd5 White prepares b6 
       (14.b6 c6+=) 
       (14...Nd5!? 15.cd5 Nd7=) 
    15.b6+/– cb6 16.Nb6 Ra7 17.Nd5 
    17...Nd5+= 18.cd5 Nf6 19.Bb5 Bd7 20.Qa4 b6 21.Bd7 Rd7 
       (21...Qd7 22.Qc6+/–) 
    22.Qb5 Qa8 23.Nc4 Qd5 24.Qd5 
       (24.Nb6!? Qb5 25.Rb5+/–) 
    24...Nd5+= 25.Nb6 
       (worse is 25.Nd6 Re6 26.Nb5 f5+=) 
    25...Nb6 26.Rb6 Bf8 27.Rc1 d5 28.Bf8 Kf8 29.Kf1 Ra8 30.a4 Ke7 31.Rc5 Raa7 
    32.Rbb5 Ke6 33.f3 ef3 34.gf3 
       (34.Ra5?! Ra5 35.Ra5 fg2 36.Kg2 Rb7=) 
    34...Rac7 35.Ra5 Rc5 36.Rc5 Rb7 37.Kf2 Rb2 38.Kg3 Rb3 39.Kf4 g5 40.Kg5 
    Re3 41.Rc6 
       (worse is 41.Kh5 Rf3 42.Kg5 Rh3+/–) 
    41...Ke7 42.Rf6 
       (42.Kh5?! Rf3 43.Kg5 f6 44.Kg6 Rf2+/–) 
    42...Ra3 43.Rf4 Ra4 44.Kh5 Ra2 45.h4 Ke6 46.Kg5 Rg2 47.Rg4 Rf2 48.Kf4 Rh2 
    49.Kg3 Rh1 50.Kg2 Rd1 51.h5 f5 52.Rh4 Kf7 53.h6 Kg8 54.Kf2 Rd3 55.Ke2 Ra3 
    56.Rh5 Ra4 57.Ke3 f4 58.Kd3 Ra3 59.Ke2 Ra2 
    60.Kf1+– Kh7 61.Rd5 Kh6 62.Rf5 Rd2 63.Rf4 Kg5 64.Ke1 Ra2 65.Re4 Kf5 
    66.Re2 Ra3 67.Kf2 Rd3 68.Re4 Ra3 69.Kg3 Rd3 70.Kf2 Ra3 71.Re3 Ra2 72.Re2 
    Ra3 73.Re3 Ra2 74.Ke1 Rb2 75.Rd3 Ke6 76.Rd2 Rb3 77.Kf2 Kd5 78.Kg3 Rb8 
    79.f4 Ke4 80.Re2 Kd4 81.f5 Kd5 82.Kf4 Rb1 83.Rf2 
       (better is 83.Rd2 Kc5 84.f6+–) 
       (better is 83...Kd6+/–) 
    84.Ke5 1–0
    (10) Espig,Lutz – Tal,Mihail
    Dubna, 1973
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 d6 4.Bb2 e5 5.e3 Bg7 6.Be2 0–0 7.d3 a5 8.a3 Na6N 
       (8...Ne8 9.Nc3 Nc6 10.Qb3 Be6 11.0–0 g5 12.b5 Nb8 13.Qd1 Nd7 14.a4 f5 
       15.d4 g4 16.Nd2 e4 17.Rc1 b6 18.Qc2 ½–½ Benko,P–Petrosian,T/
       Palma de Mallorca 1968; 
       8...b6 9.0–0 Bb7 10.Nc3 Nc6 11.Qb3 Nd7 12.Nd2 Ne7 13.Nd5 Kh8 14.Bf3 c6 
       15.Ne7 Qe7 16.Bc3 f5 17.Rab1 a4 18.Qb2 Nf6 19.c5 dc5 20.bc5 Ba6 21.cb6 
       Bd3 22.Bc6 Bf1 23.Ba8 Gaprindashvili,V (2475)–Duman,A (2235)/
       European GP, Izmir TUR 2003/1–0 (32); 
       8...Re8 9.0–0 e4 10.Ne1 (10.de4 Ne4 11.Bg7 ½–½ pierre–pendyala1/ 2007) 10...d5 11.cd5 Nd5 12.Bg7 Kg7 13.de4 Re4 14.Nc3 
       Re5 15.e4 ab4 16.Nd5 ba3 17.Qc2 c6 18.Nf3 Re8 19.Nb4 Qa5 20.Rfb1 c5 
       21.Nd5 Nc6 22.Nb6 Nb4 23.Qc3 pierre (1970)–davetoner (1760)/ 2007/1–0) 
    9.0–0 Bg4 10.h3 Bd7 11.Qb3 c6 12.Nc3 Re8 Black plans e4 13.Rfd1 ab4 
    14.ab4 Qb6 15.Ba3 e4 16.de4 Nc5 17.Qc2 Nce4 18.Ne4 Ne4 19.c5 Qd8 
       (19...dc5 20.bc5 Qc7 21.Bb2 Bb2 22.Ra8 Ra8 23.Qe4+=) 
    20.Bb2+= Ra1 21.Ba1 
       (worse is 21.Ra1 Bb2 22.Qb2 dc5 23.bc5 Nc5+=) 
    21...Ba1 22.Ra1 dc5 23.bc5 Qe7 24.Rc1 Bf5 25.Nd4 Bh3 26.gh3 Nf2 27.Kf2 
    Qe3 28.Kg2 Qd4 29.Bf3 Re5 30.Kh1 Re3 31.Bg2 Qe5 
       (31...Re5 32.Qc3 Qc3 33.Rc3=) 
    32.Qc4 h5 33.Rf1 Qe7 34.Rc1 Re2 35.Rf1 Re5 
       (35...Re3 36.Qb4+=) 
    36.Rc1 Re1 37.Re1 Qe1 38.Kh2 Qe5 39.Kg1 Qb2 40.Qf4 Kg7 41.Qe3 Qf6 42.Kh2 
    g5 43.Kg1 Qa1 ½–½
    (11) Espig,Lutz (2470) – Barczay,Laszlo (2465)
    Makarczyk Memorial, 1978
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 b6 6.Be2 c5 7.a3 Na6N 
       (7...Bb7 8.0–0 e6 (8...cb4 9.ab4 d5 10.c5 a5 11.d4 Ne4 12.Nfd2 ab4 
       13.Ra8 Ba8 14.Ne4 de4 15.Qa4 Nd7 16.c6 Nf6 17.Nd2 Qd6 18.Rc1 Rc8 
       19.Qa6 Qe6 20.Bb5 Qf5 21.c7 Nd5 22.Qa4 Nf6 23.Ba6 
       Klaric,Z–Chiburdanidze,M/Vinkovci 1983/1–0) 9.Nc3 d5 10.bc5 bc5 
       11.Rb1 Nbd7 12.Nd5 Bd5 13.cd5 Nd5 14.Bg7 Kg7 15.Bb5 N7b6 16.Qc2 Qe7 
       17.Rfc1 Rac8 18.Ba6 Rc7 19.a4 Rd8 20.a5 Nd7 21.Bb7 N7f6 22.a6 
       Kortchnoi,V–Gufeld,E/URS–ch31 Leningrad 1963/½–½ (41); 
       7...Nc6 8.b5 (8.Qb3 d6 9.0–0 e5 10.d3 h6 11.Nc3 Be6 12.Nd2 Rb8 13.Bf3 
       Qd7 14.b5 Ne7 15.Nde4 Nh7 16.Nd5 Nd5 17.cd5 Bf5 18.Ng3 Bg4 19.Bg4 Qg4 
       20.f4 ef4 21.Rf4 Qg5 22.Bg7 Kg7 Espig,L (2350)–Borriss,M (2460)th 
       ch–Euro, Dresden GER 2007/½–½ 23.Raf1 f5 24.R1f3 Rbe8 25.Nf5 
       gf5 26.Rg3 Re3 27.Rff3 Rf3 28.gf3 f4 29.Rg5 Ng5 30.Kf2 Rf7 ½–½ 
       Espig,L (2350)–Borriss,M (2460). ch–Euro Dresden GER 2007) 
       8...Na5 9.d3 Bb7 10.Nbd2 e6 11.0–0 d6 12.Qc2 Qe7 13.Bc3 Nd7 14.d4 a6 
       15.a4 Rfc8 16.Qb2 Qd8 17.Rac1 Ra7 18.Rfd1 cd4 19.Bd4 e5 20.Bc3 Nc5 
       21.Ba5 ba5 22.Qa3 Timofeev,A (2520)–Inarkiev,E (2465)/White Nights, 
       St Petersburg RUS 2001/½–1) 
    8.b5 Nc7 9.0–0 Bb7 10.Nc3 d5 11.d4 Ne6 12.dc5 Nc5 13.Na4 Rc8 14.Nc5 Rc5 
    15.Bd4 Rc7 16.Rc1 dc4 17.Rc4 Bf3 18.gf3 Rd7 19.Qc1 Nh5 20.Bg7 Ng7 21.f4 
    Nf5 22.Bg4 e6 23.Bf5 ef5 24.h3 Qh4 25.Kg2 Qe7 26.a4 Rfd8 27.Kg3 ½–½
    (12) Espig,Lutz (2430) – Malisauskas,Vidmantas (2325)
    HUN–ch op Eger, 1987
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 b6 6.Be2 c5 7.a3 Na6 
       (7...Nc6 8.b5 (8.Qb3 d6 9.0–0 e5 10.d3 h6 11.Nc3 Be6 12.Nd2 Rb8 
       13.Bf3 Qd7 14.b5 Ne7 15.Nde4 Nh7 16.Nd5 Nd5 17.cd5 Bf5 18.Ng3 Bg4 
       19.Bg4 Qg4 20.f4 ef4 21.Rf4 Qg5 22.Bg7 Kg7 Espig,L (2350)–Borriss,M 
       (2460)th ch–Euro, Dresden GER 2007/½–½) 8...Na5 9.d3 Bb7 
       10.Nbd2 e6 11.0–0 d6 12.Qc2 Qe7 13.Bc3 Nd7 14.d4 a6 15.a4 Rfc8 16.Qb2 
       Qd8 17.Rac1 Ra7 18.Rfd1 cd4 19.Bd4 e5 20.Bc3 Nc5 21.Ba5 ba5 22.Qa3 
       Timofeev,A (2520)–Inarkiev,E (2465)/White Nights, St Petersburg RUS 
       (8.b5 Nc7 9.0–0 Bb7 10.Nc3 d5 11.d4 Ne6 12.dc5 Nc5 13.Na4 Rc8 14.Nc5 
       Rc5 15.Bd4 Rc7 16.Rc1 dc4 17.Rc4 Bf3 18.gf3 Rd7 19.Qc1 Nh5 20.Bg7 Ng7 
       21.f4 Nf5 22.Bg4 e6 Espig,L (2470)–Barczay,L (2465)/Makarczyk 
       Memorial 1978/½–½) 
    8...Bb7 9.0–0 d5 10.cd5 Bd5 11.Qa4 Nc7 12.bc5 bc5 13.Be5 Qd7 14.Qa5 Ne6 
    15.Nc3 Bc6 16.Rfc1 Rfc8 17.Bb5 Bb5 18.Qb5 Qb5 19.Nb5 Ne4 20.Bg7 Kg7 21.d3 
    Rcb8 22.a4 
       (worse is 22.de4 Rb5 23.Ne5 Rc8+=) 
    a6 ½–½
    (13) Espig,Lutz – Gipslis,Aivars
    Tallinn, 1975
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 b6 6.Be2 c5 7.a3 Nc6 
       (7...a6 8.d4=) 
       (8.b5 Na5=) 
    8...a5 9.bc5 
       (9.b5!? Nb8 10.Nc3+=) 
    9...bc5= 10.Nc3 e5 
       (10...Rb8 11.Qc2=) 
       (11.Qc2 Rb8=) 
       (11...Rb8 12.Nb5=) 
    12.0–0 Bd7 
       (12...Rb8 13.Qc2=) 
       (13.Qc2 Rb8=) 
    13...Qe7 Black plans e4 14.Qc2 
       (14.Rab1 Rab8=) 
       (14...Rab8 15.Rab1=) 
    15.Na7+= Ra7 16.Bc3 
       (16.Rab1 Bf5+=) 
       (16...Bc6 17.Rfb1+=) 
    (14) Espig,Lutz (2350) – Borriss,Martin (2460)
    8th ch–Euro, Dresden GER, 2007
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 b6 6.Be2 c5 7.a3 Nc6 8.Qb3 d6N 
       (9.Nc3 a5 10.b5 (10.bc5 bc5 11.Bd3 Rb8 12.Nb5 Bg4 13.Rb1 Qd7 14.h3 
       Bf3 15.gf3 Ne5; 10.Qa4 cb4 11.Qc6 Bd7 12.Qb7 Rb8 13.Qa7 bc3 14.Bc3 
       Bc6 15.Rb1 Nd7; 10.0–0 cb4 11.ab4 Nb4 12.d3 Bf5 13.e4 Bd7 14.Ba3 Qc7 
       15.Rfe1 Bh6) 10...Ne5 11.d4 Ned7 12.0–0 Bb7 13.h3 Qc7 14.d5 Ne5 
       15.Qc2 Nf3) 
         A) 10.Qa4 Qc7 (10...Bb7 11.bc5 bc5 12.Nc3 Ne5 13.Ne5 de5 14.Qc2 
          Qd7 15.Nb5 Rfd8; 10...Bd7 11.b5 Ne5 12.Ne5 de5 13.Be5 Bf5 14.Bf3 
          Be4 15.Bf6 Bf6; 10...Qd7 11.b5 Nd8 12.Nc3 Bb7 13.h3 Ne6 14.Qc2 Qc7 
          15.Na4 Rfd8; 10...Ra7 11.b5 Ne5 12.Ne5 de5 13.Be5 Bf5 14.Nc3 Ne4 
          15.Bg7 Kg7) 11.Nc3 cb4 12.ab4 Nb4 13.Nb5 Qd7 14.Bc3 Na6 15.Ng5 Nc5;
         B) 10.Nc3 cb4 (10...Bf5 11.Nh4 ab4 12.ab4 cb4 13.Nd5 Be6 14.Nb4 
          Qc7 15.Nd5 Nd5) 11.ab4 Nb4 12.h3 Bb7 13.d4 Ne4 14.Ne4 Be4 15.Bc3 
         C) 10.bc5 bc5 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.d3 a4 13.Qc2 Qb6 14.Nb5 Na7 15.Na7 Qa7 
         D) 10.b5 a4 11.Qc2+= Na5 12.Nc3 Bf5 13.Qa4 Qd7 14.Qd1 d5 15.cd5 Nd5 
         A) 10.h3 a5 (10...Qd7 11.Nc3 a5 12.Nd5 a4 13.Qa2 Rab8 14.Bc3 Nd5 
          15.cd5 Ne5) 11.b5 a4 12.Qd1 Na5 13.Qa4 Qd7 14.Rc1 Rfd8 15.Qd1 e5;
         B) 10.Nh4 Bg4 (10...Be6 11.Nc3 a6 12.Nf3 Bf5 13.Nh4 Be6 14.Nf3 
          Bf5 15.Nh4 Be6; 10...Bd7 11.Nc3 Rb8 12.f4 e5 13.f5 e4 14.fg6 hg6 
          15.Nb5 Qe7; 10...Bc8 11.Nc3 Be6 12.Nf3 Bf5 13.Nd5 Qd7 14.h4 Rac8 
          15.Rac1 Rfe8) 11.Bg4 Ng4 12.Bg7 Kg7 13.Nc3 e6 14.Nf3 Qd7 15.h3 Nf6 
         C) 10.d3 Rb8 (10...Qd7 11.h3 d5 12.Nc3 d4 13.Nd5 de3 14.Ne3 Rfd8 
          15.b5 Na5; 10...Re8 11.h3 Qc7 12.Nc3 a6 13.Nd5 Nd5 14.cd5 Bb2 
          15.Qb2 Ne5; 10...d5 11.Nc3 d4 12.Nd5 Qd6 13.h3 de3 14.Ne3 Bd7 
          15.Rab1 Nd4; 10...Qc7 11.Nc3 a6 12.h3 h6 13.Nd5 Nd5 14.cd5 Bb2 
          15.Qb2 Ne5; 10...a6 11.Nc3 Qd7 12.h3 b5 13.d4 cd4 14.ed4 bc4 
          15.Bc4 d5; 10...Rc8 11.Nc3 Qd7 12.h3 Rfe8 13.Rfe1 Rf8 14.Rab1 Rfd8 
          15.e4 Be6; 10...a5 11.b5 a4 12.Qc2 Na5 13.Nbd2 d5 14.Ne5 Qc7 15.g3 
          Rfd8; 10...Qc8 11.Nc3 Rb8 12.h3 Qd7 13.Nd5 a6 14.g4 Be6 15.Nf4 b5 
         ; 10...h6 11.Nc3 a5 12.bc5 bc5 13.Nb5 Rb8 14.Rab1 Qd7 15.h3 Rb6; 
          10...Ng4 11.Nc3 Qd7 12.h3 Nge5 13.Rfd1 Rac8 14.Ng5 h6 15.Nge4 Be6) 
          11.Nc3 Qd7 12.h3 Rbc8 13.Rab1 Ne5 14.Rfd1 Rfd8 15.Rd2 Rb8;
         D) 10.Nc3 Rb8 (10...Qd7 11.Nd5 Be4 12.Ng5 Bf5 13.f3 h6 14.Nf6 Bf6 
          15.Bf6 ef6; 10...a6 11.Nh4 Be6 12.Nf3 Bf5 13.Nh4 Be6 14.Nf3 Bf5 
          15.Nh4 Be6; 10...Qc7 11.Nd5 Qd7 12.Bc3 Rac8 13.Rac1 Rfe8 14.h3 Nd5 
          15.cd5 Ne5; 10...Rc8 11.h3 Re8 12.Nh4 Be6 13.Nf3 Bf5 14.Nh4 Be6 
          15.Nf3 Bf5; 10...Re8 11.h3 Rc8 12.Nh4 Be6 13.Nf3 Bf5 14.Nh4 Be6 
          15.Nf3 Bf5; 10...a5 11.Nh4 ab4 12.ab4 cb4 13.Nd5 Be6 14.Nb4 Na5 
          15.Qc2 Rc8; 10...Ne5 11.d4 cd4 12.Nd4 Qd7 13.Rad1 Bg4 14.f3 Be6 
          15.Nd5 Rac8; 10...h6 11.Nh4 Be6 12.f4 Qd7 13.Bd3 d5 14.Nd5 Nd5 
          15.Bg7 Kg7; 10...Qe8 11.Nd5 Qd7 12.h4 Rab8 13.Rac1 Nd5 14.cd5 Ne5 
          15.h5 Nf3) 11.h3 Qd7 12.Nd5 Nd5 13.cd5 Ne5 14.Ne5 Be5 15.Be5 de5; 
         A) 10.Nc3 Rb8 (10...Qd7 11.h3 Bf5 12.g4 Be6 13.Ng5 Rad8 14.f4 d5 
          15.Ne6 Qe6; 10...Bf5 11.Nd5 Qd7 12.h3 Rfe8 13.g4 Be4 14.Ng5 Rac8 
          15.f3 Bd5; 10...Rc8 11.h3 Bf5 12.Rfe1 a5 13.g4 Be6 14.b5 Ne5 15.d3 
          h6; 10...a5 11.b5 Ne5 12.Ne5 de5 13.Bg4 Ng4 14.Qc2 Nf6 15.Rad1 Qd7 
         ; 10...Qc7 11.h3 Bd7 12.Nd5 Nd5 13.cd5 Ne5 14.Ne5 de5 15.f4 Rab8; 
          10...Qe8 11.h3 Bf5 12.Nd5 Qd7 13.Bc3 Rfe8 14.d3 Rab8 15.b5 Nd8; 
          10...Qc8 11.h3 Bf5 12.Nd5 Qd7 13.Nh4 Be6 14.Nf4 Rab8 15.Rab1 d5; 
          10...Ne5 11.Ne5 de5 12.Bg4 Ng4 13.Qc2 Rb8 14.Ne4 f5 15.Ng5 Qd6) 
          11.h3 Bf5 12.Nd5 e6 13.Nf4 e5 14.Nd5 e4 15.Ne1 Re8;
         B) 10.h3 Bf5 (10...Be6 11.Ng5 Bf5 12.Nc3 h6 13.Nf3 a5 14.b5 Ne5 
          15.d4 cd4) 11.Nc3 a5 12.g4 Be6 13.Ng5 cb4 14.ab4 Bd7 15.ba5 Na5; 
         A) 10.h3 Bf5 (10...a5 11.Nc3 cb4 12.ab4 Nb4 13.Ba3 Bd7 14.Nd4 Nc6 
          15.Ndb5 Qb7; 10...a6 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.Nd5 Nd5 13.cd5 Ne5 14.Ne5 de5 
          15.f4 Rfd8; 10...cb4 11.ab4 a5 12.b5 Nb4 13.d3 Bb7 14.Nbd2 Rfe8 
          15.Bc3 Nd7) 11.Nc3 a5 12.g4 Be6 13.g5 Nd7 14.Nd5 Bd5 15.cd5 Bb2;
         B) 10.Nc3 a5 (10...Bf5 11.Nd5 Qd7 12.h3 Be4 13.Ng5 Bf5 14.Bf3 h6 
          15.Nf6 Bf6; 10...Qb7 11.Nd5 Bf5 12.h3 Be4 13.Ng5 Bf5 14.Bf3 Nd5 
          15.Bd5 Bb2; 10...Bd7 11.h3 Rfd8 12.Bd3 Re8 13.Nd5 Nd5 14.cd5 Ne5 
          15.Ne5 de5; 10...Rb8 11.Nd5 Nd5 12.cd5 Bb2 13.Qb2 Ne5 14.Ne5 de5 
          15.Rac1 Bb7; 10...Be6 11.d4 Bf5 12.Nb5 Qb8 13.d5 Ne5 14.Nh4 Bd7 
          15.f4 Neg4; 10...Bb7 11.Nd5 Nd5 12.cd5 Ne5 13.Ne5 de5 14.Rac1 Rab8 
          15.e4 Qd6; 10...Ba6 11.Bd3 Bb7 12.Nd5 Qd7 13.Rfc1 Nd5 14.Bg7 Kg7 
          15.cd5 Ne5; 10...Qd8 11.d4 Bf5 12.d5 Ne5 13.Ne5 de5 14.f4 ef4 
          15.Rf4 Qd7) 11.Nb5 Qb7 12.bc5 bc5 13.Rab1 Rb8 14.Qc2 Bf5 15.Bd3 
         A) 10.h3 a5 (10...Bf5 11.Nc3 a5 12.g4 Be6 13.Ng5 cb4 14.ab4 Bd7 
          15.ba5 Na5; 10...Ra7 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.Rac1 a5 13.Nh4 ab4 14.Nb5 Ra5 
          15.ab4 Nb4; 10...Rb8 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.Nd5 Re8 13.Bc3 e5 14.d3 Nd4 
          15.Nf6 Bf6; 10...h6 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.Nd5 e6 13.Nf4 g5 14.Nd3 Qd7 
          15.Rab1 Rab8) 11.b5 a4 12.Qc2 Bf5 13.d3 Na5 14.Nbd2 d5 15.Nh4 Be6;
         B) 10.d4 cd4 (10...Qc7 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.Nd5 Qb8 13.Nh4 Bd7 14.dc5 
          bc5 15.Nf6 Bf6) 11.ed4 d5 12.Rc1 Bh6 13.Nbd2 Be6 14.c5 Qc7 15.Bd3 
         C) 10.d3 Qc7 (10...Bd7 11.Nc3 Qc7 12.h3 Rad8 13.Ng5 Bf5 14.Nce4 
          Ne4 15.de4 Bd7; 10...Bf5 11.Nc3 Qd7 12.h3 Rfe8 13.Rab1 Rab8 14.Nd5 
          Rb7 15.Nh4 Be6; 10...Bb7 11.Nbd2 Qd7 12.h3 Rab8 13.d4 cd4 14.ed4 
          d5 15.Rac1 Ne4; 10...a5 11.b5 a4 12.Qc2 Na5 13.Nbd2 Bb7 14.Qa4 Ng4 
          15.Bg7 Kg7; 10...Bg4 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.h3 Re8 13.Ng5 Qc7 14.f4 Qb7 
          15.Rad1 cb4; 10...Qd7 11.Nc3 Qf5 12.h3 Rb8 13.e4 Qd7 14.Nd5 Re8 
          15.Bc3 Qa7; 10...Rb8 11.Nbd2 Bf5 12.Ng5 d5 13.Rab1 d4 14.h3 Qd6 
          15.Nge4 Ne4; 10...b5 11.Nbd2 Qb6 12.cb5 ab5 13.bc5 dc5 14.d4 cd4 
          15.Nd4 Bd7; 10...h6 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.h3 Qd7 13.Nd5 Rab8 14.Rfc1 Rfd8 
          15.Nh4 Be6; 10...Re8 11.Nbd2 Bf5 12.Ng5 h6 13.Nge4 Qd7 14.f4 Ne4 
          15.Ne4 Bb2) 11.Nc3 Bd7 12.h3 Rfd8 13.Nd5 Nd5 14.cd5 Ne5 15.Ng5 h6;
         D) 10.h4 Bf5 (10...Re8 11.Nc3 Bg4 12.Ng5 Be2 13.Ne2 h6 14.Nf3 e5 
          15.d3 d5; 10...Qc7 11.Nc3 Bg4 12.Nd5 Nd5 13.cd5 Ne5 14.Be5 de5 
          15.bc5 bc5; 10...Bg4 11.Nc3 Qc7 12.Ng5 Be2 13.Ne2 h6 14.Nf3 Ne5 
          15.Ne5 de5; 10...a5 11.b5 a4 12.Qc2 Bf5 13.d3 Na5 14.Nbd2 d5 
          15.Ne5 Qc7; 10...Ra7 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.d4 cd4 13.Nd4 Nd4 14.ed4 e6 
          15.Rad1 Qe7) 11.Nc3 a5 12.b5 Ne5 13.a4 Qd7 14.Ne5 de5 15.d3 Be6;
         E) 10.Re1 a5 (10...Bf5 11.Nc3 Qc7 12.Nd5 Nd5 13.cd5 Bb2 14.Qb2 
          Ne5 15.h3 Be4; 10...Qc7 11.Nc3 Bd7 12.h3 Ne5 13.d4 Nf3 14.Bf3 Bc6 
          15.Nd5 Bd5; 10...Rb8 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.Nd5 Re8 13.h3 e6 14.Bf6 Bf6 
          15.Nf6 Qf6; 10...d5 11.Nc3 Be6 12.Qa4 Qd7 13.bc5 bc5 14.cd5 Nd5 
          15.Nd5 Bd5; 10...h6 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.h3 Ra7 13.Rac1 Ne4 14.Ne4 Be4 
          15.Bg7 Kg7; 10...Re8 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.Nh4 Be6 13.Nd5 b5 14.Nf4 Bc4 
          15.Bc4 bc4; 10...Bg4 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.h3 a5 13.g4 Be6 14.bc5 bc5 
          15.Nb5 Rb8; 10...Bd7 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.d4 Qd7 13.h3 Rab8 14.d5 Ne5 
          15.Ne5 de5; 10...Be6 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.Nh4 Be6 13.Nd5 Rb8 14.Nf3 Bf5 
          15.h3 Re8) 11.b5 a4 12.Qc2 Na5 13.Nc3 Bf5 14.Qa4 Qd7 15.Qd1 Rad8;
         F) 10.Rc1 a5 (10...Bf5 11.Nc3 Rc8 12.h3 Ne5 13.Ra2 Qd7 14.Ne5 de5 
          15.d3 Rfd8; 10...Re8 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.h3 a5 13.b5 Ne5 14.a4 Bd3 
          15.Re1 Be2) 11.Qa4 Qc7 12.Nc3 cb4 13.ab4 Nb4 14.Nb5 Qb7 15.Nfd4 
         G) 10.Nc3 Bf5 11.Nh4 Be6 12.Nf3 Bf5 13.Nh4 Be6 14.Nf3 Bf5 15.Nh4 
         A) 10.Rd1 Bb7 (10...Qf5 11.Nc3 Bd7 12.h3 a5 13.Na4 Rfb8 14.g4 Ng4 
          15.hg4 Qg4; 10...Qc7 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.d4 cd4 13.ed4 Qb7 14.h3 e5 
          15.de5 de5; 10...Rb8 11.Nc3 a5 12.b5 Ne5 13.d4 cd4 14.ed4 Nf3 
          15.Bf3 Qf5; 10...Rd8 11.Nc3 Qf5 12.h3 a5 13.b5 Ne5 14.d4 Nf3 
          15.Bf3 Rb8; 10...a6 11.Nc3 Qf5 12.h3 Rd8 13.d4 cd4 14.ed4 Bd7 
          15.Nd5 Rab8) 11.Nc3 Ne5 12.Ne5 de5 13.bc5 Qc6 14.Bf3 e4 15.Ne4 Ne4 
         B) 10.Re1 Bb7 11.Nc3 Ne5 12.Ne5 de5 13.bc5 bc5 14.Na4 Ne4 15.f3 Nd2;
         C) 10.Nc3 Qf5 (10...Bb7 11.Nd5 Rac8 12.Rac1 e5 13.Qa4 Rfd8 14.Nf6 
          Bf6 15.b5 Ne7; 10...e6 11.h3 Bb7 12.Rab1 Rfc8 13.d3 Ne7 14.e4 Nh5 
          15.Bc1 d5; 10...Qb7 11.Nd5 Bf5 12.h3 Rab8 13.Nh4 Be6 14.Nf4 Bd7 
          15.Bf3 e5; 10...Ba6 11.h3 Rab8 12.d4 Bb7 13.Rad1 cd4 14.ed4 e6 
          15.c5 Ne7; 10...h6 11.d4 Bb7 12.dc5 bc5 13.bc5 Rab8 14.cd6 ed6 
          15.Rab1 Ne5; 10...Re8 11.Nd5 Bb7 12.h3 Rac8 13.Rac1 e5 14.Qa4 Rcd8 
          15.Bd3 Nd4) 11.Nd5 Nd5 12.Bg7 Nf4 13.Bf8 Ne2 14.Kh1 Kf8 15.Rae1 
       (10.Nc3 Bb7 (10...Bf5 11.d3 e4 12.de4 Ne4 13.Nd5 Bb2 14.Qb2 Ne7 
       15.Nf4 Nc6; 10...a5 11.b5 Ne7 12.Bd3 Bf5 13.Qc2 Qd7 14.Ne4 Ne4 15.Be4 
       Rfe8; 10...Bg4 11.h3 Bf5 12.d3 e4 13.de4 Ne4 14.Nd5 Ne5 15.Rad1 Re8; 
       10...Bd7 11.Ng5 Rc8 12.Bd3 Ne7 13.bc5 bc5 14.Nb5 Rb8 15.f4 ef4; 
       10...Re8 11.Ng5 Bf5 12.d3 Bg4 13.f3 Bf5 14.Nge4 Ne4 15.de4 Be6; 
       10...Qd7 11.Ng5 Bb7 12.d3 Ne7 13.Nge4 Nf5 14.h3 Bc6 15.Bf3 Rae8; 
       10...Rb8 11.Ng5 Bg4 12.f3 Bf5 13.Qa4 Rc8 14.Nge4 Be6 15.Nf6 Bf6; 
       10...Be6 11.Ng5 Bf5 12.Bf3 Rc8 13.Nce4 Qe7 14.Nf6 Bf6 15.Ne4 Qe6) 
       11.h3 Re8 12.d3 Qd7 13.Ng5 Ne7 14.Nge4 Nf5 15.Bf3 Rab8) 
       (10...cb4 11.ab4 a5 12.ba5 Na5 13.Qc2 Qc7 14.Nc3 Bd7 15.Rfc1 Rfc8; 
       10...e4 11.de4 Ne4 12.Bg7 Kg7 13.Nc3 Nc3 14.Qc3 Qf6 15.Qf6 Kf6; 
       10...Qd7 11.Nc3 Bb7 12.Ng5 Ne7 13.Nge4 Nf5 14.h3 Rab8 15.Bf3 Rfe8; 
       10...Bb7 11.Nc3 Qd7 12.Ng5 Ne7 13.Nge4 Nf5 14.h3 Rad8 15.Bf3 Rb8; 
       10...a5 11.b5 Ne7 12.Nc3 Bb7 13.h3 Qc7 14.Ng5 d5 15.cd5 Ned5; 
       10...Bf5 11.Nc3 Rc8 12.Ng5 Qe7 13.h3 Rfd8 14.Nge4 Rd7 15.Nd5 Qd8; 
       10...Qc7 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.Ng5 a6 13.Nge4 Be6 14.Nd5 Bd5 15.cd5 Ne7; 
       10...a6 11.Nc3 Qe7 12.h3 Bf5 13.Ng5 Rac8 14.Nge4 b5 15.cb5 ab5; 
       10...Be6 11.Nc3 h6 12.Nd2 d5 13.Qa4 Ne7 14.bc5 bc5 15.cd5 Ned5; 
       10...Bd7 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.Ng5 Rc8 13.h3 Qe7 14.Qa4 Rc7 15.Bf3 Rfc8; 
       10...Qe7 11.Nc3 Be6 12.Ng5 Bg4 13.Bg4 Ng4 14.Nf3 Nf6 15.h3 Rab8; 
       10...Re8 11.Nc3 h6 12.Nd2 Be6 13.Nde4 Rb8 14.Nf6 Bf6 15.Bf3 Qd7) 
    11.Nc3 Be6 12.Nd2 
       (12.h3 Rb8 13.Qa4 Qd7 14.Rfd1 a5 15.b5 Ne7) 
       (12...d5 13.Qa4 Ne7 14.bc5 bc5 15.cd5 Ned5) 
    13.Bf3 Qd7 14.b5 
       (14.Nde4 Ne4 15.Be4 Ne7) 
       (14...Na5 15.Qa2 Rbd8) 
    15.Nde4 Nh7 
       (15...Rfd8 16.Nf6 Bf6 17.a4+=) 
    16.Nd5 Nd5 
       (16...f5 17.Nec3+=) 
    17.cd5 Bf5 18.Ng3 
       (18.Qc4 Qe7+=) 
       (18...Bd3 19.Qd3 e4 20.Ne4 Bb2 21.Rab1+=) 
    19.Bg4+= Qg4 20.f4 ef4 21.Rf4 Qg5 22.Bg7 Kg7 23.Raf1 f5 24.R1f3 
       (24.Qb2 Kg8 25.Qd2+=) 
       (better is 24...Qe7!? 25.h4 Kg8+=) 
    25.Nf5+– gf5 26.Rg3 Re3 27.Rff3 Rf3 28.gf3 
       (28.Rg5?! Ng5 29.Qc3 Rf6 30.gf3 Nf3 31.Kg2 Nd4+=) 
       (28...Nf6!? 29.Rg5 hg5 30.Qa4+/–) 
    29.Rg5 Ng5 30.Kf2 Rf7 ½–½
    (15) Espig,Lutz (2440) – Mikhalchishin,Adrian (2530)
    Dortmund–B, 1991
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 b6 6.Be2 Bb7 7.0–0 c5 8.a3N 
       (8.bc5 bc5 9.Nc3 Na6 10.Rb1 d6 11.Ng5 h6 12.Bf3 Rb8 13.Nh3 Bf3 14.Qf3 
       Nb4 15.Nf4 Qa5 16.a3 Na6 17.Rfd1 Nc7 18.Nfe2 Rb3 19.Nc1 Rb6 20.Qe2 
       Rfb8 21.d4 Nd7 22.Qc2 e5 Malmstroem,J–Fernandez Fornes,J/corr 
       3GMM–41 1997/½–½; 
       8.b5 a6 9.a4 ab5 10.ab5 Ra1 11.Ba1 d5 12.cd5 Nd5 13.Na3 Ba1 14.Qa1 Nd7 
       15.Nc4 Qc7 16.Qb2 Ra8 17.Ra1 Qd8 18.Nfe5 Ne5 19.Qe5 Nf6 20.Ra8 Ba8 
       21.f3 Bd5 22.Qc3 ½–½ Hecht,H (2515)–Pribyl,J (2455)/Nice ol 
       (Men) fin–A 1974; 
       8.d4 cd4 9.Bd4 d6 10.Nbd2 Nc6 11.b5 Nb8 12.a4 Nbd7 13.Nb3 Nc5 14.a5 
       Ne6 15.ab6 Nd4 16.Ra7 Nf3 17.Bf3 Bf3 18.Qf3 Qb6 19.Ra8 d5 20.Ra6 Qb7 
       21.b6 Qa6 22.c5 Qb5 gtate (2010)–mcjohnson (2020)/net– 2004/
    (16) Espig,Lutz (2470) – Gruenberg,Hans Ulrich (2475)
    DDR–ch, 1989
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 b6 6.Be2 Bb7 7.0–0 c5 8.a3 
       (8.b5 a6 9.a4 ab5 10.ab5 Ra1 11.Ba1 d5 12.cd5 Nd5 13.Na3 Ba1 14.Qa1 
       Nd7 15.Nc4 Qc7 16.Qb2 Ra8 17.Ra1 Qd8 18.Nfe5 Ne5 19.Qe5 Nf6 20.Ra8 Ba8 
       21.f3 Bd5 22.Qc3 ½–½ Hecht,H (2515)–Pribyl,J (2455)/Nice ol 
       (Men) fin–A 1974) 
       (8...Na6 9.Qb3 d5 10.d4 cd4 11.Bd4 dc4 12.Bc4 e6 13.Nbd2 Nc7 14.Rfd1 
       Qe7 15.b5 Rfc8 16.Qb2 Nh5 17.Bg7 Ng7 18.e4 Nce8 19.Rac1 Nd6 20.Bd3 Nh5 
       21.e5 Ne8 22.Bc4 Nf4 23.Qd4 orane (2140)–mysterytramp (1700)/Live 
       Game Caissa's Web 2004/1–0 (36); 
       8...d5 9.cd5 Nbd7 10.bc5 Nc5 11.d4 Nce4 12.Ne5 Nd5 13.f3 Ne3 14.Qc1 
       Nf1 15.fe4 Nh2 16.Kh2 Be4 17.Qf4 Bd5 18.Nc3 Rc8 19.Ba6 Rc7 20.Rf1 f6 
       21.Nd5 Qd5 22.Nd3 Rc2 23.Qg3 Pal,P (2165)–Bubits,B (1970)/XXVII 
       Open, Zalakarosi HUN 2008/½–½ (34); 
       8...Nc6 9.Qb3 cb4 10.ab4 d5 11.Nc3 dc4 12.Bc4 e6 13.d4 a5 14.b5 Nb4 
       15.Ba3 Nfd5 16.Nd5 ed5 17.Be2 Qd6 18.Rfb1 Rfc8 19.Bb4 Qb4 20.Qb4 ab4 
       21.Ra8 Ra8 22.Rb4 Ra1 23.Bf1 Nyback,T (2345)–Citak,S (2055)/EYCC 
       B16, Halkidiki GRE 2001/1–0 (42); 
       8...cb4 9.ab4 d5 10.c5 a5 11.d4 Ne4 12.Nfd2 ab4 13.Ra8 Ba8 14.Ne4 de4 
       15.Qa4 Nd7 16.c6 Nf6 17.Nd2 Qd6 18.Rc1 Rc8 19.Qa6 Qe6 20.Bb5 Qf5 21.c7 
       Nd5 22.Qa4 1–0 Klaric,Z–Chiburdanidze,M/Vinkovci 1982) 
    9.Nc3 Nbd7 10.Qb3 e6 11.Rfd1 Qe7 12.Rac1 Rfc8 13.d3 d5 14.cd5 ½–½
    (17) Espig,Lutz (2450) – Blees (2345)
    Kecskemet, 1987
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 b6 6.Be2 Bb7 7.0–0 e6 
       (7...a6 8.d4+=) 
       (8.d4 Qe7+=) 
    8...d6= 9.Nbd2 
       (9.a3 a6=) 
       (9...a6 10.d4=) 
       (10.d4 c5=) 
       (10...c5 11.e4=) 
       (11.d4 c5+=) 
       (11...c5 12.d4=) 
       (12.d4 dc4 13.Nc4 Rfd8+=) 
    12...dc4= 13.Nc4 Rfd8 14.Rfd1 
       (14.Rfc1 Rac8=) 
       (14...a6 15.Rac1+=) 
    15.Rac1+= Nd5 
       (15...a6 16.a4+=) 
    16.Bg7+/– Qg7 17.d4 Qf8 
       (17...a6 18.a3+/–) 
    18.a3 Rac8 19.Nce5 
       (19.Qc2 c5 20.dc5 bc5+/–) 
       (19...Ne5 20.Ne5 Qd6 21.Nc4+/–) 
       (20.Nd7 Rd7 21.Bc4 Qe7+/–) 
    20...N5f6 21.Rdc2 Qd6 22.Ng5 Rf8 23.Bf3 Nd5 24.Ne4 Qc7 25.Nc6 Bc6 26.b5 
    Nb8 27.bc6 
       (27.Rc6?! Nc6 28.Rc6 Qd7=) 
    27...Rfd8 28.Nc3 a6 
       (better is 28...Nc3 29.Rc3 Kg7+–) 
    29.Nd5 ed5 30.Qb3 1–0
    (18) Espig,Lutz (2470) – Mikenas,Vladas (2205)
    Vilnius, 1978
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 c6 6.Na3N 
       (6.Nc3 d5 7.a4 (7.Rc1 Na6 8.Qb3 dc4 9.Bc4 b5 10.Be2 Be6 11.Qa3 Nc7 
       12.0–0 Qd6 13.Qa5 Ncd5 14.a3 Rfc8 15.d3 Bd7 16.h3 a6 17.Nd2 Be6 
       18.Nde4 Ne4 19.Ne4 Qc7 20.Bg7 Kg7 21.Nc5 Qa5 0404it–marekt/internet 
       2010/1–0 (39)) 7...Bg4 (7...Bf5 8.d4 Re8 9.Qb3 e6 10.Be2 Nbd7 
       11.0–0 Ne4 12.b5 g5 13.Ne4 de4 14.Ne5 Ne5 15.de5 Qc7 16.Qc3 a6 17.Rfd1 
       Rec8 18.b6 Qb6 19.c5 Qc7 20.a5 Rd8 21.Rd6 Bf8 22.Rad1 
       Filipek,J–Socko,B/Cala Galdana b–18 1996/1–0 (44)) 8.d4 Nbd7 9.h3 
       Bf3 10.Qf3 e5 11.c5 ed4 12.ed4 Ne4 13.Ne4 Re8 14.0–0–0 de4 15.Qb3 Nf6 
       16.Bc4 Nd5 17.h4 Qd7 18.h5 Rad8 19.hg6 hg6 20.Qg3 Qf5 
       Teichmann,E–Bowden,K/BCF–ch Edinburgh 1985/0–1; 
       6.Qb3 a5 (6...d6 7.d4 Bf5 8.Be2 a5 9.b5 a4 10.Qa3 cb5 11.cb5 Nbd7 
       12.0–0 Nb6 13.Nbd2 Ne4 14.Ne4 Be4 15.Nd2 Bf5 16.Rac1 Qb8 17.Nc4 Qa7 
       18.Nd2 Rfc8 19.e4 Bd7 20.e5 Bh6 21.Rc8 Farleigh,R–Rodriguez,A (2430)/
       Moscow ol (Men) 1994/½–½ (31)) 7.b5 a4 8.Qa3 Re8 9.Be2 Bf8 
       10.Qc3 d6 11.0–0 Bf5 12.d3 e5 13.bc6 bc6 14.c5 Nbd7 15.cd6 Bd6 16.Ba3 
       c5 17.e4 Be6 18.Nbd2 Nh5 19.g3 f5 20.Nc4 Bc7 Martinovic,S 
       (2440)–Jovicic,R (2265)th Veselin Boskovic Mem Op 2006/1–0 (38)) 
    6...d5 7.Be2 Re8 8.0–0 Nbd7 9.cd5 cd5 10.d4 Ne4 11.Qc2 Nb6 12.Rac1 Nd6 
    13.Qc7 Bg4 14.Ba1 Rc8 15.Qd8 Red8 16.Rc5 Bf8 17.h3 Bf3 18.gf3 e6 19.Rfc1 
    Na4 20.Rc8 Rc8 21.Rc8 Nc8 22.Nc2 Nd6 23.Ne1 Nc4 24.Nd3 b5 25.Bd1 Nab6 
    26.Bc3 f6 27.f4 Kf7 28.Kf1 Bd6 29.Ke2 h6 30.Bb3 Bc7 ½–½
    (19) Espig,Lutz (2450) – Pavlov,Mircea (2410)
    Tirnavia–A Trnava, 1979
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 c6 6.Be2 a5 7.b5 d5 
       (7...cb5 8.cb5 d6 9.0–0 e5 (9...Nbd7 10.Na3 Nc5 11.Nc4 a4 12.Rb1 Bf5 
       13.d3 d5 14.Na3 Ne8 15.Bg7 Ng7 16.Qd2 Qd6 17.Qb4 Rfd8 18.Rfd1 Rac8 
       19.h3 h6 20.e4 Be6 21.e5 Qb6 22.d4 Ne4 23.Rbc1 Kf8 24.Nb1 
       Espig,L–Vogt,L/DDR 1974/1–0 (42)) 10.d4 e4 11.Nfd2 d5 12.Nc3 Re8 
       13.Qb3 Be6 14.Rac1 Nbd7 15.Na4 Nb6 16.Nc5 Bc8 17.Ba3 Nfd7 18.Kh1 Nf6 
       19.Rc3 a4 20.Qc2 Nbd7 21.Na4 Qa5 22.Nb2 pcmvr (2765)–petrus (2655)/
       net– 2006/1–0 (78)) 
       (8.a4 dc4 9.Na3 cb5 10.Nb5 Be6 11.Rc1 Na6 12.Bc4 Bc4 13.Rc4 Qd5 
       14.Qe2 Rac8 15.Rc8 Rc8 16.0–0 Qb3 17.Bc3 Nc5 18.Qd1 Qd1 19.Rd1 Nd5 
       20.Bg7 Kg7 21.Nbd4 b6 22.Kf1 Kf6 Brauer,C (2110)–Prigodinas,R (1720)/
       Open, Liberec CZE 2009/0–1 (57)) 
    8...cb5 9.Nb5 Nc6 10.0–0 a4 11.Rc1 dc4 12.Bc4 Bd7 13.Ba3 Qb8 14.d4 Rc8 
    15.Qe2 Na5 16.Bd3 Nd5 17.Ng5 Rc1 18.Rc1 Qe8 19.Rc5 Bc6 20.Rd5! Bd5 21.Nc7 
    Qd8 22.Na8 e6 23.Qc2 
       (23.e4 Bc6 24.Qd2 Qa8+/–) 
       (23...Qa8 24.Qa4 Qd8 25.Ne4+/–) 
    24.e4 Nd4 25.Qc7 
       (25.Qa4 Bc6 26.Qa7=) 
    25...Qc7+= 26.Nc7 Ba2 27.Nb5 Bb1 28.Bc4 Nc2 29.Bc1 Nb4 
       (29...h6 30.Nf3 Nb4 31.Nd6+=) 
    30...Ba2 31.Bb5 Bb3 32.Nf3 Na2 33.Be3 Bf8 34.Nb1 Bc2 35.Nfd2 a3 36.Bc4 
    Nc1 37.Nc3 b5 38.Nb5 a2 39.Bd4 
       (39.Ba2!? Na2 40.e5=) 
    39...Bb4+= 40.Nf1 Bd3 
       (better is 40...Be4!? 41.Ba1 Bd3 42.Bd3 Nd3=) 
    41.Bd3+= Nd3 42.Ne3 e5 43.Ba1 Bc5 44.Kf1 f6 45.Nc2 Nf2 46.Nc3 h5 47.Ke2 g5 
       (48.Na2?! Ne4 49.Nc3 Nd6+=) 
    48...g4 49.hg4 
       (49.Na2?! gh3 50.gh3 Nh3+=) 
    49...hg4 50.Ne3 
       (50.Na2?! Ne4 51.Nc3 Ng3 52.Kd3 Kf7+=) 
    50...g3 51.Nf5 Kf7 52.Kf3 Bd4 53.Nd4 ed4 54.Na2 d3 55.Bc3 
       (55.Kg3? d2 56.Nc3 Ne4 57.Ne4 d1Q 58.Bf6 Qe2–+) 
    55...Ke6 56.Ke3 
       (56.Kg3?! d2 57.Bd2 Ne4 58.Kf4 Nd2=) 
    56...f5 57.ef5 Kf5 58.Nb4 Ne4 59.Be1 Nd6 
       (59...d2 60.Bd2 Ng5 61.Nd5+–) 
       (worse is 60.Bg3 d2 61.Ke2 Nc4+–) 
    60...Kg4 61.Ne5 
       (61.Ne5 Kg5 62.Bg3 Nf5 63.Kf3+–) 
    (20) Espig,Lutz (2480) – Vladimirov,Evgeny
    Halle DSV, 1976
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 c6 6.Be2 d5 7.Na3 
       (7.d4 Bg4 8.Nbd2 a5 9.a3 dc4 10.Bc4 b5 11.Bb3 ab4 12.ab4 Na6 13.Bc3 
       Qd6 14.e4 Qf4 15.Bc2 Bf3 16.gf3 e5 17.Nb3 ed4 18.Nd4 Nd7 19.Rb1 Rfd8 
       20.Qd2 Qd2 21.Kd2 Nb6 Gregori,G (1990)–Collutiis,D (2470)/Amantea 
       ITA 2011/0–1) 
       (7...Bg4 8.h3 Bf3 9.Bf3 Qd6 10.Qb3 Nbd7 11.0–0 Ne5 12.Be5 Qe5 13.d4 
       Qd6 14.cd5 cd5 15.Nb5 Qd7 16.a4 Rfc8 17.Nc3 e6 18.a5 Ne8 19.Be2 Nd6 
       20.Na4 Qd8 21.Nc5 b6 22.Nd3 Gelashvili,T (2610)–Milanovic,D (2525)/
       5th Open, Kalamaria GRE 2008/1–0 (49)) 
       (8.d4 dc4 9.Bc4 Nb6 10.Bd3 Nbd5 11.Qd2 Bf5 12.b5 cb5 13.Nb5 Bd3 
       14.Qd3 Qa5 15.Kf1 Rac8 16.Na3 Nb4 17.Qe2 Qd5 18.Qb5 Qb5 19.Nb5 Rc2 
       20.Ba3 Nd3 21.Ne1 Rf2 22.Kg1 Rd2 Shcherbine,A (2235)–Zuriel,M (2195)/
       Magistral II, Necochea ARG 2007/½–½ (4) 
    8...a6 9.Qb3 b5 10.cb5 cb5 11.Rac1 Nb6 12.d3 Bg4 13.h3 Bf3 14.Bf3 
       (worse is 14.gf3 Qd6+=) 
    14...e6 15.Rc6 Rc8 16.Rfc1 Rc6 17.Rc6 Qb8 18.Nb1 Nfd7 19.Bg7 ½–½
    (21) Espig,Lutz (2435) – Honfi,Karoly (2440)
    Sukhumi, 1972
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 c6 6.Be2 d5 7.Na3 
       (7.d4 Bg4 8.Nbd2 a5 9.a3 dc4 10.Bc4 b5 11.Bb3 ab4 12.ab4 Na6 13.Bc3 
       Qd6 14.e4 Qf4 15.Bc2 Bf3 16.gf3 e5 17.Nb3 ed4 18.Nd4 Nd7 19.Rb1 Rfd8 
       20.Qd2 Qd2 21.Kd2 Nb6 Gregori,G (1990)–Collutiis,D (2470)/Amantea 
       ITA 2011/0–1) 
    7...Bg4 8.0–0N 
       (8.h3 Bf3 9.Bf3 Qd6 10.Qb3 Nbd7 11.0–0 Ne5 12.Be5 Qe5 13.d4 Qd6 
       14.cd5 cd5 15.Nb5 Qd7 16.a4 Rfc8 17.Nc3 e6 18.a5 Ne8 19.Be2 Nd6 20.Na4 
       Qd8 21.Nc5 b6 22.Nd3 Nc4 Gelashvili,T (2610)–Milanovic,D (2525)th 
       Open, Kalamaria GRE 2008/1–0 (49)) 
    8...Nbd7 9.h3 Bf3 10.Bf3 e5 11.d3 Qe7 Black prepares e4 12.b5 a6 
    13.bc6 bc6 14.Nc2 e4 15.Be2 Rfd8 16.cd5 cd5 17.Ba3 Qe8 18.Rb1 ed3 19.Bd3 
    Ne5 20.Nd4 Ne4 21.Rc1 Rdc8 22.Rc8 Qc8 23.Ne2 
       (23.Be2 Nc4 24.Qd3 Na3 25.Qa3 Qc3+=) 
    23...Nd3+= 24.Qd3 Qc4 25.Qc4 dc4 26.Rc1 Rc8 27.f3 Nf6 28.Nc3 Bf8 
       (28...h5 29.e4+=) 
    29.Bf8= Kf8 
       (worse is 29...Rf8 30.Na4 Rc8 31.Nb6+=) 
    30.Kf2 Ke7 31.Ke2 Rb8 32.Nd1 Rb4 33.Rc2 Nd5 34.e4 Nb6 35.Ke3 Rb1 36.Nc3 
       (better is 36...Rb4!?=) 
    37.Rb2+/– Nc8 38.Kd4 Nd6 39.Kc5 Rc1 
       (better is 39...Nb5!? 40.Nd5 Kd7 41.Kc4 Rc1 42.Kd3 h6+/–) 
    40.Nd5 Kd7 41.Rb6 Nb5 42.a4 Nc3 43.Rd6 Ke8 44.Ra6 Nd1? 
       (44...Nd5 45.ed5 Ke7+–) 
    45.Ra8 Kd7 46.Rf8 c3 
       (46...f5 47.Rf7 Ke8 48.Rh7+–) 
    47.Rf7 Ke8 48.Rc7 c2 
       (48...Ra1 49.Kb4 Kd8 50.Kb3+– (50.Rh7?! c2 51.Rc7 Rb1 52.Ka3 c1Q 
       53.Rc1 Rc1=)) 
       (49.Rh7 Rb1 50.Kd6 c1Q 51.Nf6 Kf8 52.Nd7 Kg8 53.Nf6 Kf8 54.Nd7 Ke8 
       55.Nf6 Kf8=) 
       (49...Ra1 50.Rc8 Kf7 51.Rc2 Ra4 52.Rc7 Kf8 53.Rh7+–) 
       (better is 50.Ke6 Kd8 51.Rd7 (51.Ne3?! Kc7 52.Kf6 Kc6+=) 51...Kc8 52.Ne3+–) 
    50...Rd1 51.Nd5 c1Q 52.Rc1 Rc1 53.e5 Rc8 54.e6 Rd8 55.Ke5 Rc8 56.a5 Rc6 
    57.a6! Kf8 
       (57...Ra6 58.Nc7 Double attack (58.Nc7 Decoy)) 
    58.a7 Ra6 59.e7 Kf7 60.e8Q! 
       (60.e8Q Ke8 61.Nc7 Ke7 62.Na6 Kf7 63.a8Q g5 64.Qh8 Kg6 65.Qg8 Kh6 
       66.Kf5 Kh5 67.Qg5) 
    (22) Espig,Lutz (2460) – Uhlmann,Wolfgang (2570)
    DDR–ch, 1972
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 c6 6.Be2 d5 7.Na3 
       (7.d4 Bg4 8.Nbd2 a5 9.a3 dc4 10.Bc4 b5 11.Bb3 ab4 12.ab4 Na6 13.Bc3 
       Qd6 14.e4 Qf4 15.Bc2 Bf3 16.gf3 e5 17.Nb3 ed4 18.Nd4 Nd7 19.Rb1 Rfd8 
       20.Qd2 Qd2 21.Kd2 Nb6 Gregori,G (1990)–Collutiis,D (2470)/Amantea 
       ITA 2011/0–1) 
    7...Bg4 8.0–0N 
       (8.h3 Bf3 9.Bf3 Qd6 10.Qb3 Nbd7 11.0–0 Ne5 12.Be5 Qe5 13.d4 Qd6 
       14.cd5 cd5 15.Nb5 Qd7 16.a4 Rfc8 17.Nc3 e6 18.a5 Ne8 19.Be2 Nd6 20.Na4 
       Qd8 21.Nc5 b6 22.Nd3 Nc4 Gelashvili,T (2610)–Milanovic,D (2525)th 
       Open, Kalamaria GRE 2008/1–0 (49)) 
    8...Nbd7 9.h3 Bf3 10.Bf3 Qb8 11.Rb1 e5 12.b5 cb5 13.Nb5 a6 14.Na3 dc4 
    15.Nc4 Rc8 16.d3 e4 17.Be2 
       (17.Be4!? Ne4 18.Bg7 Kg7 19.de4 Rc4 20.Qd7+=) 
    17...ed3= 18.Qd3 Nc5 
       (18...b5!? 19.Qd2 Nc5= (worse is 19...bc4 20.Bf6 Qc7 21.Bg7 Kg7 22.Rfc1+/–)) 
    19.Qa3+= Nfd7 20.Bg7 Kg7 21.Bf3 Ra7 22.Na5 Ne5 23.Bd5 b5 
       (23...b6!? 24.f4 Rd7+=) 
    24.f4+/– Rd7 25.Rfd1 
       (worse is 25.fe5 Rd5 26.Nc4 Rc7–/+ (26...bc4? 27.Rb8 Rb8 28.Qc3+–)) 
       (25...Na4!? 26.Qb3 Nc3 27.fe5 Nd1 28.Rd1 Qb6=) 
    26.Rd3+/– Nd3 27.Qd3 Qb6 28.Nb3 b4 29.Qe4 Rc3 30.Nd4 Qd6 31.Bb3 Re7 32.Qd5 
    Qd5 33.Bd5 Rce3 34.Rb4 Rd3 35.Bf3 Ra3 36.Nc6 Rc7 37.Bd5 Rd3 38.Be4 Ra3 
    39.Rb2 Ra4 40.Bf3 Rf4 41.Nb4 a5 42.Nd5 Rc1 43.Kf2 Rd4 44.Ke3 Ra4 45.Nb6 
    Ra3 46.Kd4 Rac3 
       (46...h6 47.Nc4 Ra4 48.Bd5+/–) 
    47.a4+/– Rc7 48.Rb5 Ra7 49.Rc5 Rc5 
       (better is 49...Ra1!?+/–) 
    50.Kc5+– f5 51.Nc4 Kf6 52.Kb6 Rg7 53.Ka5 g5 54.Ne3 Ke5 55.Kb6 Kf4 Black 
    intends g4 56.Nf5! Kf5 57.a5 Kf4 58.a6 Rg6 59.Bc6 g4 60.hg4 Rg4 61.a7 
    Rg8 62.Bd7 Kg3 63.Bh3 
    (23) Espig,Lutz (2505) – Gutman,Lev (2450)
    Bundesliga, 1990
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 c6 6.Be2 Qb6 
       (6...Na6 7.a3 Nc7 8.0–0 d6 9.d4 Ne4 10.Nbd2 f5 11.Qc2 Nd2 12.Nd2 Qe8 
       13.Rad1 Bd7 14.Bd3 Ne6 15.f4 Nc7 16.Nf3 Rc8 17.Qe2 b5 18.Rc1 a6 19.Ng5 
       h6 20.Nf3 Be6 21.Rfe1 Hecht,H (2480)–Arencibia Rodriguez,W (2335)/
       Dubai ol (Men) 1986/1–0 (31); 
       6...b6 7.a4 Bb7 8.c5 d5 9.0–0 Re8 10.d4 Nbd7 11.Nbd2 Qc7 12.Qc2 h6 
       13.Ne5 Ne5 14.de5 Nh7 15.f4 e6 16.Nf3 bc5 17.Qc5 Nf8 18.Rfc1 Nd7 
       19.Qc2 Rac8 20.Ba3 f6 21.ef6 carocan (1785)–pawiankoski1/kurnik 2011/
       1–0 (45)) 
    7.Qb3 a5 8.b5 a4N 
       (8...d5 9.Bd4 Qd8 10.d3 Nbd7 11.Nbd2 Re8 12.Qb2 a4 13.a3 Nh5 14.Bg7 
       Ng7 15.cd5 cd5 16.d4 Nb6 17.0–0 Bg4 18.h3 Bf3 19.Bf3 Qd6 20.Rac1 Rec8 
       21.Rc8 Rc8 22.Rc1 Ne8 23.Rc8 Evans JS–Ripley JM/BCF–ch 1970/1–0 (40)
    9.Qc2 d6 10.Na3 Bf5 11.d3 Rc8 12.Rb1 cb5 13.Bd4 
       (13.Nb5? Qb5 14.Bf6 Qa5 15.Qd2 Bf6 (worse is 15...ef6 16.Qa5 Ra5 17.Rb7–+) 
       16.Qa5 Ra5 17.Rb7 Nd7–+) 
    13...Qa6 14.Rb5 e5 15.Bc3 Bd7 
       (better is 15...Nbd7!?=) 
    16.Ra5+/– Qa5 17.Ba5 Ra5 18.0–0 Nc6 19.Rb1 Nd8 20.Qd2 Raa8 21.Nb5 Bf8 
    22.Nc3 Bc6 23.d4 e4 24.Ne1 Bd7 25.Nc2 h5 26.Nb4 Be6 27.Nbd5 Bd5 28.Nd5 
    Nd5 29.cd5 Rc7 30.Rc1 Rac8 31.Rc7 Rc7 32.a3 f5 33.Bb5 Be7 34.Ba4 Nf7 
    35.h3 Kf8 36.Qb2 h4 37.Qb5 Bg5 38.Kf1 Re7 39.Qc4 f4 40.Qc8 Kg7 41.Ke2 fe3 
    42.fe3 Nh6 43.Bd7 b6 44.Qc6 Rf7 45.Be6 Ra7 46.Qd6 Be7 47.Qe5 
       (47.Qb6!? Ra3 48.Qc7 Ra2 49.Kd1 Ra1 50.Kc2 Kf8+–) 
    47...Bf6 48.Qe4 Ra3 49.d6 1–0
    (24) Espig,Lutz (2355) – Bindrich,F (2485)
    Czech Open A, 2006
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 c5 7.a3 e5N 8.d3 
       (8.bc5 e4 
         A) 9.Ng5 h6 (9...dc5 10.Qc2 Re8 11.Nc3 h6 12.Nh3 Bh3 13.gh3 Nc6; 
          9...Na6 10.cd6 h6 11.Nh3 Bh3 12.gh3 Qd6 13.Bd4 Nc5; 9...Nc6 10.Ra2 
          Re8 11.cd6 h6 12.Nh3 Bh3 13.gh3 Qd6) 10.Nh3 dc5 11.Nc3 Bh3 12.gh3 
          Nc6 13.Qc2 Re8;
         B) 9.Nd4 dc5 10.Nb3 Nc6 11.Nc3 b6 12.0–0 Ne5 13.Qc2 Bf5) 
         A) 9.0–0 Nc6 (9...cb4 10.ab4 Qb4 11.Ba3 Qb6 12.Nc3 Na6 13.Rb1 Qc6 
         ; 9...Bd7 10.Nbd2 Na6 11.b5 Nc7 12.Qc2 Ne6 13.Ne4 Ne4; 9...Bf5 
          10.Nc3 Nbd7 11.Qd2 Bh6 12.h3 Be6 13.g4 Bg7; 9...Bg4 10.Nc3 Nbd7 
          11.h3 Bf5 12.Qd2 h6 13.e4 Be6; 9...Na6 10.b5 Nc7 11.Nc3 Ne6 12.Qd2 
          Bd7 13.a4 Qa5) 10.b5 a6 11.Nc3 ab5 12.Nb5 Bd7 13.h3 Ne7;
         B) 9.b5 a6 10.Nc3 Bd7 11.0–0 ab5 12.cb5 Na6 13.Qd2 Nc7;
         C) 9.Nbd2 cb4 (9...Nc6 10.b5 Ne7 11.0–0 Bd7 12.Ne4 Nf5 13.Qd2 
          Rfe8; 9...Be6 10.Ng5 Bf5 11.0–0 cb4 12.ab4 Na6 13.c5 Qb4; 9...Bg4 
          10.0–0 Nc6 11.b5 Ne7 12.Qc2 Bd7 13.Ne4 a6; 9...Bf5 10.0–0 Re8 
          11.Bc3 Nc6 12.b5 Ne7 13.Qc2 Bd7; 9...Na6 10.b5 Nc7 11.Qc2 a6 
          12.ba6 Qa6 13.0–0 Bd7) 10.ab4 Qb4 11.Qc2 Nc6 12.0–0 Qb6 13.Bc3 Bd7;
         D) 9.Nc3 cb4 (9...Nc6 10.b5 Ne7 11.0–0 Bd7 12.Qb3 Nf5 13.Ng5 Rfe8 
         ; 9...Bd7 10.Na4 Qc7 11.0–0 cb4 12.ab4 Nc6 13.b5 Ne7) 10.Na4 Qc7 
          11.ab4 Nc6 12.b5 Ne7 13.0–0 Bd7; 
         A) 9.bc5 dc5 (9...e4 10.de4 Ne4 11.Bg7 Kg7 12.cd6 Qa5 13.Nbd2 Nd6 
         ; 9...Qa5 10.Nbd2 Qc5 11.0–0 Bf5 12.Qb3 Qb6 13.Qb6 ab6) 10.Nbd2 
          Qc7 11.0–0 Bf5 12.Ng5 Rad8 13.Qc2 Qd6;
         B) 9.b5 Ne7 (9...Na5 10.Nc3 a6 11.0–0 Bf5 12.h3 Re8 13.e4 Bd7; 
          9...Qb6 10.Nc3 Na5 11.0–0 a6 12.a4 Bf5 13.Ng5 Rfe8) 10.Nc3 Bd7 
          11.0–0 a6 12.Qb3 Nf5 13.h3 ab5; 
       8...cb4 9.ab4 Bf5 (9...Na6 10.Bc3 Qb6 11.b5 Nc7 12.Ba5 Qc5 13.d4 ed4 
      ; 9...Qb6 10.0–0 Qb4 11.Ba3 Qb6 12.Nc3 Na6 13.Rb1 Qc6; 9...Bd7 
       10.Nbd2 Qb6 11.Bc3 Nc6 12.Qb3 a5 13.ba5 Qb3; 9...Be6 10.Nc3 Na6 11.b5 
       Nc5 12.0–0 Qc7 13.Ng5 Bd7; 9...Nc6 10.b5 Qb6 11.Nbd2 Ne7 12.0–0 Bf5 
       13.e4 Bd7) 10.Nbd2 Qb6 11.Qb3 Nc6 12.b5 Nd8 13.Ng5 Bh6; 
         A) 9.bc5 dc5 (9...Qa5 10.Nc3 Qc5 11.0–0 Nc6 12.Qb3 Na5 13.Qb4 Nc6 
         ) 10.Ne5 Nfd7 11.Nd7 Bb2 12.Ra2 Nd7 13.Rb2 Qf6;
         B) 9.0–0 e4 (9...cb4 10.ab4 Na6 11.Bc3 Qb6 12.b5 Nc7 13.d4 a5; 
          9...Nc6 10.b5 Ne7 11.Nc3 Qc7 12.Qb3 Rfd8 13.Ng5 Rab8; 9...Na6 
          10.b5 Nc7 11.Nc3 Qe7 12.h3 e4 13.de4 Ne4) 10.de4 Ne4 11.Qc1 Nc6 
          12.Bg7 Kg7 13.Nc3 Nc3;
         C) 9.Nc3 Nc6 (9...Na6 10.Qb3 Bd7 11.b5 Nc7 12.0–0 a6 13.a4 Ne6; 
          9...Re8 10.0–0 Nc6 11.Qb3 a6 12.Ng5 Qb6 13.Nd5 Nd5; 9...Nbd7 
          10.0–0 e4 11.Ne4 Be4 12.de4 Ne4 13.Bg7 Kg7) 10.b5 Na5 11.0–0 a6 
          12.h3 Qe7 13.a4 h6; 
       8...Na6 9.b5 Nc7 10.Nc3 Bd7 11.0–0 Ne6 12.Qd2 Bh6 13.Ne4 Qe7; 
         A) 9.Nc3 Nc6 (9...cb4 10.ab4 Na6 11.b5 Nc5 12.0–0 Qe7 13.h3 Rfd8 
         ; 9...Qb6 10.Na4 Qc6 11.b5 Qc7 12.Nc3 a6 13.a4 ab5; 9...Na6 10.b5 
          Nc7 11.0–0 Ne6 12.Qd2 Bh6 13.Qc2 Qc7) 10.b5 Ne7 11.0–0 Qa5 12.Ne4 
          Nf5 13.Nfg5 Qb6;
         B) 9.Nbd2 Qb6 (9...Qc7 10.b5 a6 11.a4 Bf5 12.e4 Be6 13.Ng5 Bd7; 
          9...Na6 10.Qb3 Qb6 11.Bc3 Nc7 12.h3 Ne6 13.0–0 a6; 9...b6 10.0–0 
          Nc6 11.Ne4 Qe7 12.Bc3 Rab8 13.Qb3 Rb7; 9...Nc6 10.bc5 dc5 11.Ne5 
          Ne5 12.Be5 Qe7 13.Bc3 Rfd8) 10.0–0 Nc6 11.b5 Ne7 12.Ne4 Nf5 13.Qd2 
         C) 9.0–0 Qb6 (9...cb4 10.ab4 Na6 11.b5 Nc5 12.Nc3 e4 13.Ne4 Nfe4 
         ; 9...Na6 10.b5 Nc7 11.Nc3 Ne6 12.Qd2 Bh6 13.Qc2 Qc7; 9...Nc6 
          10.bc5 dc5 11.Ne5 Bf5 12.f4 Re8 13.Nd2 Qa5; 9...Qc7 10.Qb3 Nc6 
          11.Nc3 Rfd8 12.bc5 dc5 13.Nd5 Qd6) 10.Nc3 cb4 11.ab4 Qb4 12.Rb1 
          Qa5 13.Qb3 Na6;
         D) 9.Qb3 Qb6 (9...Nc6 10.Nc3 Qb6 11.Na4 Qc7 12.0–0 e4 13.de4 Ne4 
         ; 9...Na6 10.Nbd2 Qb6 11.Bc3 Nc7 12.0–0 Ne6 13.h3 a6; 9...cb4 
          10.ab4 a5 11.ba5 Ra5 12.Ra5 Qa5 13.Bc3 Qa7) 10.Nbd2 Nc6 11.Bc3 
          Rac8 12.0–0 Rfd8 13.h3 Re8;
         E) 9.bc5 Qa5 10.Nc3 e4 11.Nd4 ed3 12.Qd3 dc5 13.Nb3 Qb6) 
       (9.Nc3 Nc6 (9...Qc7 10.0–0 Nc6 11.Qb3 Bf5 12.Ng5 Qe7 13.h3 Rfc8; 
       9...Bb7 10.0–0 Nc6 11.Qa4 Ne7 12.h3 Qe8 13.Qc2 Qd7; 9...a5 10.Qa4 Na6 
       11.ba5 Bd7 12.Qc2 ba5 13.Rb1 Rb8; 9...Re8 10.Qb3 Nc6 11.0–0 Bf5 
       12.Ng5 Rc8 13.Nge4 Be6; 9...Bf5 10.Nh4 Be6 11.bc5 bc5 12.Bf3 d5 
       13.cd5 Nd5) 10.Qb3 a5 11.b5 Ne7 12.0–0 Bb7 13.e4 Bh6; 
       9.Nbd2 Nc6 (9...Bf5 10.0–0 Nc6 11.Nh4 Bd7 12.Qb3 Qe7 13.Nhf3 a5; 
       9...Qc7 10.0–0 Nc6 11.Qb3 a5 12.b5 Ne7 13.Ng5 a4; 9...a5 10.b5 Bb7 
       11.0–0 Nbd7 12.Qc2 Qe7 13.Rad1 d5; 9...Bd7 10.0–0 Nc6 11.Bc3 Qc7 
       12.Qc2 Ne7 13.Ne4 Nf5; 9...a6 10.0–0 Nc6 11.Qb3 Bf5 12.Ng5 d5 13.cd5 
       Nd5) 10.b5 Ne7 11.0–0 Bd7 12.Qb3 a6 13.a4 Nf5; 
       9.h3 Nc6 (9...Na6 10.Qb3 Nc7 11.Nc3 Ne6 12.0–0 Bb7 13.Nd2 Ng5) 10.b5 
       Ne7 11.Nc3 Bb7 12.0–0 Qd7 13.Qc2 a6) 
       (9...Nc6 10.Qb3 cb4 11.ab4 a5 12.ba5 Na5 13.Qc2 Qc7; 
       9...Bf5 10.Nc3 Nc6 11.Qa4 Qc7 12.Ng5 a6 13.Bf3 Bd7; 
       9...a6 10.Nc3 Nc6 11.Qb3 Bf5 12.Ng5 Qc7 13.Nge4 Be6; 
       9...Bb7 10.Qb3 Nc6 11.Nc3 Qd7 12.Ng5 Ne7 13.Nge4 Nf5; 
       9...Qd7 10.Nc3 Nc6 11.Qa4 Bb7 12.h3 h6 13.Ne4 Rad8) 
       (10.Qb3 Nc6 11.Nc3 Rb8 12.Ng5 Bg4 13.f3 Bf5) 
       (10...Nc6 11.Bf3 d5 12.cd5 Nd5 13.Nc3 Be6) 
       (11.Bf3 Ra7+= 12.Nc3 Be6 13.h3 Nbd7) 
       (11...d5 12.bc5 (12.cd5 Bb7 13.e4 Nbd7) 12...Nbd7 (12...d4 13.Na4 
       bc5) 13.c6+/– Nc5; 
       11...Nc6 12.Bf3 Bd7 13.Nde4 Ne4) 
       (12.Qa4 Bb7 13.Nde4 Ne4) 
    12...Nc6 13.Bf3 
       (13.Nf6 Bf6) 
    13...Ne7 14.Rb1 
       (14.Nf6 Bf6 15.Ne4 Bg7+=) 
       (14...Ne4!? 15.Be4 f5+=) 
    15.Nf6+/– Bf6 16.Nd5 
       (16.b5 Bg7+=) 
    16...Nd5 17.Bd5 Be6 18.Be6 
       (18.Bc6 Bd7 19.Be4 Bg7+/–) 
    18...Re6+= 19.Qf3 Qa8 20.Qa8 
       (20.Qg3 h4 21.Qg4 d5+=) 
    20...Ra8= 21.Bc3 Bd8 
       (21...Be7 22.Rb2=) 
    22.e4+= f5 23.Rfe1 
       (23.bc5 dc5 24.f4 fe4 25.Be5 ed3=) 
       (23...cb4 24.Bb4 Bg5 25.g3=) 
    24.Kf1+= Bc7 
       (24...Kf7 25.Ke2+=) 
    25.a4 Ree8 26.bc5 
       (26.Ke2 Kf7+=) 
       (26...dc5!? 27.Ke2 Rad8=) 
    27.Rb7+/– Rec8 
       (27...Re7 28.Reb1 Kf7 29.a5+/–) 
    28.Reb1 g5 
       (28...Kf8 29.Ke2+/–) 
    29.Ke2 Kf8 30.g3 Ke8 31.gf4 
       (31.Bd2 Rcb8+/–) 
    31...gf4+= 32.Rg1 Kd7 33.Ba5 Kc6 34.Rc7 
       (34.Bc7 Rc7 35.Rc7 Kc7 36.Rg7 Kb6 37.a5 Ka5+=) 
    34...Rc7 35.Bc7 Kc7 36.a5 Rb8 37.Rg7 Kc6 38.Ra7 Rb2 39.Ke1 Rb1 40.Ke2 Rb2 
    41.Ke1 ½–½
    (25) Espig,Lutz – Kirov
    Lodz, 1978
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 e5 7.d3 a5 8.b5 Nbd7 
    9.0–0 Re8 10.Nbd2 Nc5 
       (10...Qe7 11.Re1=) 
       (11.a4 Qe7=) 
       (11...a4 12.d4 ed4 13.ed4=) 
    12.Nb3 Nfd7 13.Bc3 Nb3 
       (13...a4 14.Nc5 Nc5 15.d4=) 
    14.ab3 Nc5 ½–½
    (26) Espig,Lutz (2425) – Kempinski,Robert (2530)
    Bundesliga, 2002
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 e5 7.d3 Re8 8.0–0 a5 
    9.a3 e4 10.de4 Ne4 11.Bg7 Kg7 12.Qd4 Qf6 13.Qf6 Kf6 14.Nfd2 Nd2 15.Nd2 
    ab4N 16.ab4 Ra1 17.Ra1 Na6 
       (17...Nc6 18.b5 Nd4 19.Bd3 Ne6 20.Ne4 Ke7 21.Ra8 f5 22.Nc3 c6+=/
    18.b5 Nc5 19.Ra8 
       (19.Bf3 h5 20.Ra8 h4 21.b6 cb6 22.Ra7 Be6=) 
       (19...h6 20.Bf3 g5 21.b6 cb6 22.h3 Bd7+=) 
       (20.Ra7 h6= 21.Bf3 c6 22.bc6 bc6=) 
    20...Be8 21.f4 
       (21.Bf3 c6 22.Ne4 Ne4=) 
       (21...Bd7 22.g4= (22.Bf3 Be6=) 22...Ke7=) 
       (22.g4 Bd7=) 
    22...Bc6 23.Kf2 d5 
       (23...Ke7 24.Bf3=) 
    24.Bf3 Ke6 
       (24...dc4 25.Bc6 bc6 26.Nc4=) 
    25.cd5 Bd5 26.e4 Bc6 27.Ke3 Ke7 
       (27...b5 28.Kd4 Nd7 29.g4=) 
       (28.e5 Bf3 29.Nf3 f6+=) 
       (28...f6 29.e5=) 
       (29.e5 Bf3 30.Nf3 Ne6+=) 
    29...b5 30.h5 gh5 31.Bh5 f6 32.Bg4 Bd7 33.Be2 Kd6 34.Kd4 Ne6 ½–½
    (27) Espig,Lutz – Jansa
    Lublin, 1970
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 e5 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 Re8 
    9.Nc3 h5 10.a4 Nbd7 
       (10...c5 11.dc5 dc5 12.bc5=) 
    11.Qc2 Increases the pressure on e4 
       (11.0–0 a5 12.b5 Qe7+=) 
    11...Qe7 12.b5 
       (12.0–0 a5 13.b5 h4+=) 
       (12...c5 13.bc6 bc6 14.Rb1+=) 
       (13.0–0 h4+=) 
       (13...h4 14.c5+=) 
       (14.0–0 Ne6+=) 
       (14...h4 15.h3+=) 
       (15.0–0 h4+=) 
    15...a6 16.bc6 White fights for the Initiative 16...bc6 17.Na4 
       (17.0–0 h4+=) 
       (17...Bg4 18.Rb1+=) 
    18.Nb6+= Ra7 19.Qd2 
       (19.0–0 Nc7+=) 
    19...c5= 20.Rd1 cd4 
       (worse is 21.ed4 e3 22.Qe3 Nf4–/+) 
    21...Nd4 22.Qd4 
       (worse is 22.ed4 e3 23.Qe3 Qf8–/+) 
       (22...Nd7 23.Nd5 (23.Qd6?! Qg5 24.Qg3 Qg3 25.hg3 Bc3 26.Kf1 Ba5=; worse is 
       23.Bd6 Bd4 24.Be7 Bc3 25.Kf1 Nb6 26.ab6 Rae7–+) 23...Bd4 24.Ne7 Re7 
       25.ed4+– (25.Rd4?! Re5=)) 
    23.Nd5+/– Qd7 
       (23...Bd4 24.Ne7 Rae7 
         A) worse is 25.ed4 e3 26.Bg4 
            A1) worse is 26...Bg4 27.f3+/– (27.Bd6 ef2 28.Kf2 Re2 29.Kg3 R8e3 
             30.Kf4 Re6–+);
            A2) 26...ef2 27.Kf2 Bg4+=;
         B) 25.Rd4+/–) 
    24.Qb6 Rb7 
       (24...Ne5 25.Bd6 Nd3 26.Bd3 ed3 27.Bc5+=) 
    25.Qa6+– Rb3 
       (better is 25...Re6!?+–) 
       (26.Qd6?! Qa4 27.Bc1 Qa5 28.Bd2 Qa7+/–) 
       (26...Nf6 27.0–0+–) 
       (27.h3 Nh6 28.Ba3 Ra2 29.Nf6 Bf6 30.Qf6 Qe6 31.Qe6 Be6+– (31...Re6?? 
    27...Qa4 28.0–0 
       (better is 28.Ne7 Kh7 29.0–0 Be6+–) 
       (28...Bc8 29.Ne7 Re7 30.Qc8 Re8 31.Qa6+–) 
    29.Ne7 Re7 30.Be7 Qc2 
       (30...Qc6 31.Rb1 Qa6 32.Ba6+–) 
       (31.Bb5!? Ng4 32.Rc1 Qd2+–) 
    31...Kh7 32.Bd1 Qc3 33.Bd6 
       (33.Bf8 Bf8 34.Rf8 Be6+–) 
       (33...Be6 34.Be5 Be5 35.Qa7+–) 
       (better is 34.Bf8 Bf6 35.Re8 Na5 36.Qd6+–) 
       (better is 34...Rb8 35.Bb8 Nd2+–) 
    35.Rb3+– Qc1 Plans Nd2 36.Be2! 
       (36.Be2 Qf1 37.Bf1+–) 
    (28) Espig,Lutz – Pein,M
    Budapest, 1989
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 e5 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 Re8 
    9.Nc3 h5 10.b5 Bf5 11.a4 a6 12.Ba3 Nbd7 13.ba6 ba6 14.Nb3 c5 15.0–0 Rc8 
    16.Rc1 Bg4 17.Nd5 Nd5 18.cd5 Be2 19.Qe2 cd4 
       (19...Qg5 20.dc5 Qd5 21.Qd1 Qd1 22.Rfd1 Nc5 23.Bc5 dc5 24.Rc5+=) 
       (20.Bd6? Qb6 21.Rc8 Rc8 22.Nd4 Qd6–+; 
       worse is 20.Qa6 Ra8 21.Qc6 Ne5 22.Qd6 de3 23.fe3 Ra4–/+; 
       20.ed4?! Qb6 21.Rb1 Nf6=) 
    20...Rc1 21.Rc1 
       (worse is 21.Bc1 Qa5+=) 
    21...Bd4 22.ed4 Qg5 
       (22...Qa5 23.Bd6 Qa4 24.Bc5=) 
       (23.Rc6 Qd5 24.Rd6 Qb3=) 
       (23...Qd2 24.Kf1+= (24.Qd6? e3 25.Qf4 Qc1 26.Bc1 e2–+)) 
       (24.Qe2 ef2 25.Qf2 Qd5+=) 
    24...ef2= 25.Kf1 Qe3 
       (better is 25...Rc8!? 26.Qc8 Kg7=) 
    26.Re8+/– Qe8 Do you see the mate threat? 27.Qe2 Qa8 
       (27...Qb8 28.Qb5 (28.Qf2? Qb1 29.Qe1 Qd3 30.Kf2 Qa3 31.Qe8 Nf8–+) 
       28...Qc7 29.Qb3+=) 
       (28.Bd6 Qa4 29.Qe8 Kg7 30.Bf8 Kg8 31.Bc5 Kg7+=) 
    28...Qe8+= The mate threat is Qe1 29.Kf2 White begins to deal mighty 
    blows 29...Qe7 
       (29...Qe4 30.Bd6 Qd4 31.Ke2+=) 
    30...Nf6+= 31.Qe2 Qa7 32.Qc4 Qa5 Attacking the isolated pawn on d5 
       (32...Qe7 33.Bc1=) 
    33.Ke2+= Nd5 
       (33...Ne4!? 34.Ke3 Nf6+=) 
    34.Bd6+/– Nc3 
       (34...Qa8 35.Bc5+/–) 
    35.Kd3+– Na4 36.Qc8 Kh7 
       (36...Kg7 37.Qf8 Kf6 38.Be5 Kg5 39.Qf7 Qc3 40.Ke2 Qc2 41.Kf3 Qd3 
       42.Kg2 Qe2 43.Qf2 Qf2 44.Kf2+/–) 
    37.Be5 Threatening mate... how? 37...Qb5? 
       (better is 37...f6 38.Bf6 Qf5 39.Qf5 gf5+–) 
       (38.Ke3 Qb3 39.Kf4 g5 40.Kg5 Qe3 41.Kh5 Qh6 42.Kg4+–) 
    (29) Espig,Lutz (2480) – Savon,Vladimir A (2545)
    Odessa, 1976
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 e5 7.d4 ed4 8.Nd4 c5 
       (9.Nc2 Nc6 10.b5 Na5 11.0–0 b6 12.Nd2 d5 13.Bf3 Be6 14.cd5 Nd5 15.Bg7 
       Kg7 16.Qc1 Qf6 17.Ne4 Qe5 18.Ne1 Nb4 19.Rb1 Bc4 20.Nd2 Bf1 21.Ba8 Ra8 
       22.Nef3 Qf6 23.Ne4 Qe7 Nikolac,J (2420)–Kazhgaleyev,M (2640)/17th 
       CRO–chT 1b, Sibenik CRO 2008/0–1) 
    9...Nc6 10.a3 cb4 11.0–0N 
       (11.Nd6 Qe7 12.Nc8 Rfc8 13.0–0 a5 14.Nd2 Nd7 15.Bg7 Kg7 16.Ra2 Nf6 
       17.Qc1 Rd8 18.Rd1 Rab8 19.ab4 ab4 20.Qb2 Rd7 21.Nf3 Rd1 22.Bd1 Rd8 
       23.Be2 Kg8 24.Nd2 ½–½ Wantoch_Rekowski,J (2320)–Schreiber,W 
       (2440)/Champions League 2007) 
       (11...ba3!? 12.Ra3 Bf5+=) 
    12.ab4= d5 13.c5 a6 14.Nd6 Nb4 15.Qa4 
       (worse is 15.Nb7 Qc7 16.Nd6 Qc5–/+) 
    15...a5 16.Bd4 b6 17.Nc3 
       (better is 17.Rc1!?+=) 
    17...Nd7–/+ 18.Bg7 Kg7 19.Rad1 
       (19.Ncb5 Nc5 20.Qd1 Qf6–+) 
    19...bc5 20.Qa1 f6 21.Na4 Qe7 22.Nb5 Bf7 23.Rc1 
       (23.Rd2 Rfd8–+) 
    23...d4! 24.Rfd1 
       (24.ed4 Qe2 Pinning (24...Qe2 Deflection)) 
       (24...Bb3 25.Rd2 de3 26.Rd7 Qd7 27.Nc5–+) 
    25.Bf1 de3 26.fe3 c4 27.Nd6 Ne5 28.Nc5? 
       (28.Nc4 Bc4 29.Bc4 Nc4 30.Rc4 Qe3 31.Kh1 Nd3 32.Rc7 Kh8–+) 
       (better is 28...Bd5 29.Nce4–+) 
    29.Bd3 cd3 30.Nce4 Rfd8 31.Qd4 Rd6! 32.Nd6? 
       (32.Qd6 Qe4 Deflection (32...Qe4 Remove defender; 32...Qe4 
       32.Nd6 Rd8 Decoy) 
    32...Rd8 33.Nc8 Rd4 
       (33...Qe8!? 34.Nd6 Qf8 35.Nf5 gf5 36.Qa7–+) 
    34.Ne7 Rd7 35.Nc8 d2 36.Rb1 
       (better is 36.Rc3–+) 
       (better is 36...Be6–+) 
    37.Nd6–/+ Rc2 38.Ne4 Ba2 
       (38...f5!? 39.Nd2 Na2–/+) 
    39.Ra1= f5 40.Nd2 
         A) 40...fe4 41.Rc2 Nc2 42.Ra2 Ne3 43.Ra4+– (worse is 43.Ra5 Kf6+/–);
         B) 40...Bd5 41.Rc2 Nc2–+) 
    40...a4 41.Nf3 Bb3 42.Rd7 Kh6 43.Rb7 Nd5 44.Nd4 Rc3 
       (44...Ra2 45.Ra2 Ba2 46.h3=) 
       (45.Nb3 ab3 46.Rb1 b2 47.R7b2 Ne3+/–) 
    45...fe4= 46.Nb3 ab3 47.Rb1 Rd3 48.R7b3 Nc3 ½–½
    (30) Espig,Lutz (2490) – Kaplan,Julio P (2445)
    Lublin, 1975
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 e5 7.d4 ed4 8.Nd4 Ne4 
    9.Nc3 Nc3 10.Bc3 Nd7N 
       (10...c5 11.bc5 dc5 12.Nb5 Bc3 13.Nc3 Qa5 14.Qb3 Be6 15.0–0 Nd7 
       16.Ne4 Qc7 17.f4 h6 18.Rad1 f5 19.Nd6 Nb6 20.Rd2 Rad8 21.Rfd1 Kh7 
       22.a4 Rd7 23.a5 Nc8 24.Nb7 Rff7 25.Bf3 Bruno,F (2425)–Erdogdu,M 
       (2400)/15. ETC Goteborg SWE 2005/1–0 (32)) 
    11.0–0 Re8 12.Rc1 Nf6 13.Nb3 Qe7 14.Bf3 c5 15.bc5 dc5 16.Qe2 Bf5 17.Na5 
    Be4 18.Be4 Ne4 
       (worse is 18...Qe4 19.Qb2 b6 20.Bf6 Bf6 21.Qf6 ba5 22.Rfd1+/–) 
    19.Bg7 Kg7 20.Qb2 Kg8 
       (20...Qf6 21.Qf6 Kf6 22.Nb7=) 
       (21.Nb7? Reb8–+) 
    21...Qb7 22.Nb7 Rab8 23.Na5 Rb2 24.Ra1 Re6 25.Nb3 Ra6 26.f3 Nd2 27.Nd2 
       (worse is 27.Nc5 Nf1 28.Na6 Ne3+=) 
    Rd2 ½–½
    (31) Espig,Lutz – Hennings,Artur
    DDR–ch, 1969
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 e5 7.d4 Nbd7 8.0–0 Re8 
       (9.Qc2 ed4 10.Nd4 a5 11.a3 Ne5 12.Nd2 Bd7 13.b5 Bg4 14.f3 Bc8 15.e4 
       Ned7 16.a4 Nc5 17.Ra3 Qe7 18.Re1 Bd7 19.Nf1 h5 20.Bd1 h4 21.Qf2 Nh5 
       22.Bc2 Nf4 23.Ne3 c6 Poley,V (2425)–Navrotescu,C (2395)th Open, St 
       Lo FRA 2004/0–1 (60); 
       9.a4 e4 10.Nfd2 Nf8 11.b5 h5 12.Nc3 Bf5 13.Nb3 N8h7 14.c5 d5 15.Bc1 
       Ng5 16.f4 ef3 17.Bf3 Bg4 18.Re1 Qd7 19.Nd2 Rad8 20.Nf1 Bf3 21.gf3 Qh3 
       22.f4 Nf3 23.Kf2 Ng4 carocan (1700)–johnny75 (1760)/kurnik 2011/0–1
    9...ed4 10.Nd4 a5N 
       (10...Ne5 11.h3 a6 12.Rc1 Bd7 13.Ba1 Qc8 14.Kh2 h5 15.Nd5 Ne4 16.f3 
       Ng5 17.f4 Nh3 18.fe5 Be5 19.Nf4 Ng5 20.Nf3 Nf3 21.Bf3 Qd8 22.Kg1 Qg5 
       23.Bb7 Rab8 24.Bd5 Re7 25.Qd2 Rogers,J (2345)–Mack,A (2270)/4NCL, 
       West Bromwich ENG 2002/1–0 (40)) 
    11.a3 Ne5 12.Qd2 Bg4 13.f3 Bd7 14.Rfe1 Nc6 15.Nc6 bc6 16.b5 Qe7 ½–½
    (32) Espig,Lutz (2395) – Maier,Christian (2315)
    Balatonbereny op, 1986
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 e5 7.d4 Nbd7 8.Nc3 ed4 
       (8...Re8 9.Qb3 e4 10.Nd2 h5 11.a4 Nf8 12.h3 h4 13.b5 Bf5 14.a5 a6 
       15.ba6 ba6 16.Qc2 Ne6 17.Nb3 Nd7 18.Bg4 Bg4 19.hg4 Ng5 20.Kf1 Rb8 
       21.Rd1 Qc8 22.Ba3 Nf6 23.Rh4 Kushch,N (2375)–Arzumanian,G (2360)/
       Marganets it UKR 1999/1–0 (45); 
       8...e4 9.Nd2 Re8 10.Qc2 Qe7 11.0–0 Nf8 12.a4 h5 13.h3 Bf5 14.Rac1 Ne6 
       15.d5 Ng5 16.Nb5 Nh3 17.gh3 Bh3 18.Rfd1 Ng4 19.Bg4 Qg5 20.Ne4 Bg4 
       21.Ng5 1–0 pumpkin (2280)–sbibby (2000)/net– 2008) 
    9.Nd4 Re8 10.0–0 a6N 
       (10...a5 11.a3 ab4 12.ab4 Ra1 13.Ba1 Ne5 14.h3 Bd7 15.Ndb5 Qc8 16.Kh2 
       Qb8 17.Kg1 Qc8 18.Nd5 Nd5 19.cd5 Bh3 20.gh3 Qh3 21.Nc7 Nf3 22.Bf3 Be5 
       23.Be5 Re5 24.Bg4 Rg5 ½–½ Dobosz–Modr,B/Praha Czechoslovakia 1979) 
    11.a3 Ne5 12.Qc2 Bg4 13.Rfd1 Be2 14.Qe2 Qc8 15.Nd5 Ned7 16.Rac1 c6 17.Nf6 
    Nf6 18.Nb3 Qc7 19.Bd4 Rad8 20.Qb2 Nh5 21.Bg7 Ng7 22.Rd3 Re5 23.Rcd1 Qe7 
    24.Nd4 Ne8 25.Nf3 Re4 26.Qc3 f5 27.h3 Nc7 28.Nd2 Re6 29.Nb3 Rf6 30.Na5 
    Ne8 31.b5 ab5 32.cb5 c5 33.Nc4 Re6 34.Qb3 Kg7 35.Nb6 Re4 36.f3 Re5 37.Qc3 
    Kh6 38.Nd5 Qd7 39.a4 Qe6 40.g4 g5 41.R1d2 Nf6 42.Nf6 Qf6 43.Rd5 Kg6? 
       (43...fg4 44.hg4 Kg6+=) 
    44.Qe5!!+– de5 
       (44...de5 45.gf5 Double attack (45.Rd8 Pinning; 45.Rd8 
       44...Qe5 45.gf5 Double attack (45.gf5 Decoy)) 
    45.Rd8 1–0
    (33) Espig,Lutz – Podgaets,Mikhail
    WchT U26, 1968
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 Nbd7 7.0–0 e5 8.d3 
       (8.Qb3 e4 9.Ne1 a5 10.a3 Qe7 11.d4 ed3 12.Nd3 Nb6 13.Nd2 Bd7 14.b5 a4 
       15.Qc2 Bf5 16.Nf3 Rfe8 17.Nd4 Be4 18.Bf3 Nbd7 19.Be4 Qe4 20.Rac1 Nc5 
       21.Nc5 dc5 22.Ne2 Qc2 Buettner,U–Schneider,B (2420)/ch–Solingen, 
       Solingen GER 2003/½–½ (44); 
       8.a4 Nh5 9.d4 f5 10.Qb3 e4 11.c5 Kh8 12.Nfd2 Nhf6 13.Nc3 Qe7 14.Nd5 
       Nd5 15.Qd5 Nf6 16.Qb3 Be6 17.Bc4 Bc4 18.Nc4 Qe6 19.Rac1 g5 20.Rfd1 Ng4 
       21.d5 Qh6 22.h3 Ne5 elsh1403–supersz (1660)/kurnik 2011/1–0 (40)) 
    8...Ne8 9.Nc3 f5 10.Qb3N 
       (10.Qc2 g5 11.Nd2 Ndf6 12.f4 g4 13.d4 e4 14.d5 Nh5 15.c5 Rf6 16.g3 
       Rh6 17.Kf2 Qe7 18.Nb3 Bd7 19.Bc4 Ng3 20.Rg1 Rh2 21.Rg2 Qh4 22.Rag1 Qh3 
       23.Ke1 Rg2 24.Qg2 Qg2 Zainutdinov,I (2085)–Zubaidullin,Rth 
       ch–PriFO Men, Kazan RUS 2008/0–1 (38)) 
    10...Kh8 11.d4 e4 12.Nd2 Ndf6 13.Rac1 Be6 14.d5 Bg8 15.Qa4 Nd7 16.Nb3 Ne5 
    17.Na5 Qh4 
       (17...Rb8 18.a3+=) 
       (18.Nb7!? f4 19.ef4 Qf4 20.Nd1+/–) 
    18...g5 19.Nb5 c6 
       (19...b6!? 20.Be5 Be5+=) 
    20.dc6+/– bc6 21.Nd4 
       (better is 21.Be5!? cb5 22.Bg7 Ng7 23.cb5+–) 
    21...c5+= 22.bc5 dc5 23.Ndc6 Nc6 24.Nc6 Nf6 25.Ne7 Be6 26.Nd5 Bd5 
    27.cd5+/– Rae8 
       (better is 28.Qc5 Rd8 29.Rfd1+–) 
    28...ef3+= 29.Rf3 
       (29.Bf6 Rf6 30.Rf3 g4+=) 
    29...Nd5 30.Bg7 Kg7 ½–½
    (34) Espig,Lutz (2505) – Stegeman,Fritz
    Baden–Baden op, 1990
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 Nbd7 7.Nc3 
       (7.0–0 c5 8.b5 a6 9.a4 ab5 10.ab5 Ra1 11.Ba1 Nb6 12.d3 d5 13.Qb3 dc4 
       14.dc4 Bf5 15.Rd1 Qc7 16.Nbd2 Rd8 17.Nf1 Rd1 18.Qd1 Be6 19.Qc2 Qd6 
       20.Be5 Qd7 21.h3 Ne8 carocan (1685)–blackqueen13 (1745)/kurnik 2011/
       0–1 (45)) 
       (7...Nb6 8.0–0 e5 9.c5 dc5 10.bc5 Nbd7 11.d4 ed4 12.Nd4 Nc5 13.Qc2 c6 
       14.Ba3 Ne6 15.Ne6 fe6 16.Bf8 Qf8 17.Rad1 b6 18.Rd2 Bb7 19.Bf3 Rc8 
       20.Qb3 Qe7 21.Rc1 Nd5 22.Nd5 wlittle (2155)–bobbs (2205)/
       net– 2004/1–0; 
       7...c5 8.a3 Qb6 9.b5 Rd8 10.0–0 Ng4 11.Qc2 Nge5 12.Ne5 Ne5 13.f4 Nd7 
       14.Bf3 Nf6 15.Qb3 Be6 16.d3 Qc7 17.Rad1 Rac8 18.a4 a5 19.Rf2 Qd7 
       20.Nd5 Nd5 21.Bd5 Bd5 22.cd5 Popkirov,S–Abraham,J/GER–ch U11 1997/
       0–1 (43)) 
    8.d3 c6 9.0–0 Qc7 10.Rc1 Re8 11.Nd2 Nf8 12.Qb3 White prepares the 
    advance b5 12...Bd7 13.Rfd1 h5 14.Nce4 N8h7 15.b5 Be6 16.bc6 bc6 
    17.Ba3 Bf8 18.Qa4 Nd7 19.Bf3 Rec8 20.Rb1 f5 21.Nc3 Ng5 22.Be2 Bg7 23.Rdc1 
    Nf6 24.Rb2 Bd7 25.Rcb1 Rab8 26.c5 d5 27.f4?? 
       (better is 27.Bb4!? Qb7 28.d4 ed4 29.ed4+=) 
    27...ef4 28.Qf4 
       (better is 28.Rb8!? Rb8 29.Rb8 Qb8 30.ef4+=) 
    28...Rb2 29.Rb2 Qf4 30.ef4 Ng4 31.Bg4 Bc3 32.Rb7 Bd2 
         A) 33.Rd7? 
            A1) 33...Bd2?! 34.fg5 g3 35.hg3= (35.Ra7? Be3 36.Kh1 Rb8 
             37.hg3 Rb1 38.Kh2 Bg1 39.Kh3 Bc5 40.Ra8 Kh7–/+);
            A2) 33...Ne6–+;
         B) 33.fg5 Bd2 34.Rd7=) 
    33.Bd1 Bf4 34.Rd7 Rc7 
       (better is 34...a5–/+) 
    35.Rc7+= Bc7 36.Ba4 Kf7 37.Bc6 Ke6 38.Be8 Nf7 39.Bb2 Ne5 40.Bb5 Ng4 41.h3 
    Ne3 42.Be8 Nd1 43.Bd4 g5?? 
       (better is 43...Be5 44.Be5 Ke5 45.d4 Ke6+/–) 
    44.Ba4+– 1–0
    (35) Espig,Lutz (2420) – Schaffarczyk,Andre (2105)
    Sportland NRW–Cup, 1999
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.g3 c6 6.Bg2 d5 7.Na3 Nbd7 
       (7...Qb6 8.Qb3 Na6 9.Rb1 Bf5 10.c5 Qb4 11.Qb4 Nb4 12.Bf6 Bb1 13.Bg7 
       Kg7 14.Nb1 Na2 15.Ne5 Nb4 16.f4 b6 17.Nc3 f6 18.Nd3 Nd3 19.ed3 bc5 
       20.Na4 Rfb8 21.Ke2 Rb4 22.Nc5 Aronian,L (2515)–Yandemirov,V (2480)/
       VII Anibal Open, Linares ESP 2000/0–1 (56) 
    8.0–0 b6N 
       (8...Re8 9.cd5 (9.d4 Ne4 10.Qb3 dc4 11.Nc4 Nb6 12.Nce5 Be6 13.Qc2 
       Bd5 14.a4 a5 15.Nd3 Nc4 16.e3 Ned6 17.Nfe5 Bg2 18.Kg2 Ne5 19.de5 Nc8 
       20.Rfd1 ab4 21.Nb4 Qa5 22.Nd3 Nb6 23.Nc5 Rab8 Van Dijk,B–Baljon,C/
       NED–ch U20 Oostvoorne 1972/½–½) 9...cd5 10.Rc1 a6 11.Qb3 (
       11.Ne5 Ng4 12.Nd3 Bb2 13.Nb2 Ndf6 14.d4 Qb6 15.Qd2 Ne4 16.Be4 de4 
       17.Nbc4 Qd8 18.d5 Nf6 19.Rfd1 b5 20.Na5 Qd7 21.Nc2 Qh3 22.Ne3 Bg4 
       23.Nc6 e5 24.Qe1 Qh5 25.Rd2 Nd7 Kozomara,V–Osmanagic,D/Sarajevo 1965/
       1–0 (52)) 11...e5 12.d3 h6 13.Rfd1 Bf8 14.e4 de4 15.de4 Qe7 16.Nc4 
       Ne4 17.Nh4 Nef6 18.Nd6 Kh7 19.Ne8 Ne8 20.a3 Bg7 21.Qd5 Nb6 22.Qd8 Qe6 
       23.Qd2 Bojkov,D (2495)–Kosmas Lekkas,D (2070)th Open, Kalamaria 
       GRE 2008/1–0) 
    9.Nd4 Bb7 10.b5 cb5 11.Ndb5 Nc5 12.d4 Nce4 13.cd5 Bd5 
       (13...a6 14.f3 Nd5 15.Nc2 Ng3 16.hg3 ab5 17.e4+=) 
    14.f3= Nd6 15.Nd6 ed6 16.e4 Bb7 17.Qb3 d5 
       (17...Re8 18.Rac1+=) 
    18.e5+= Ne8 19.Nb5 Qd7 20.a4 Nc7 21.Nd6 Bc6 22.Rfc1 Ne8 23.Nb5 f6 24.f4 
    Bb7 25.e6 Qe6 26.Nc7 Qd7 27.Na8 
       (27.Bd5?! Bd5 28.Qd5 Qd5 29.Nd5 Rf7+=) 
    27...Ba8 28.Qb5 
       (28.Qb5 Qf7 29.Qa6+/–) 
    (36) Espig,Lutz (2470) – Gauglitz,Gernot (2310)
    DDR–ch, 1982
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.g3 d6 6.Bg2 e5 7.d3 a5 8.ba5 c5N 
       (8...Ra5 9.0–0 (9.Nfd2 Nc6 10.Nb3 Ra8 11.Nc3 Be6 12.0–0 Qd7 13.Re1 
       Bh3 14.Bh1 Nh5 15.Nd5 f5 16.e3 f4 17.ef4 ef4 18.Bg7 Qg7 19.g4 f3 
       20.Bf3 Ne5 21.Re5 Qe5 22.gh5 Rae8 23.Ne3 gh5 Vigoa 
       Apecheche,Y–Baules,J/Panama PAN, 1st Open 2011/1–0 (71)) 9...Nbd7 
       10.Nbd2 Ra8 11.Nb3 Nb6 12.Qc2 Na4 13.Ba3 c5 14.Rab1 Qc7 15.Bc1 h6 
       16.Ne1 Re8 17.Nd2 Ra7 18.Rb3 Bd7 19.Qb1 Bc6 20.Bc6 bc6 21.Ne4 Nd7 
       22.Bd2 d5 23.Nc3 Chistiakova,T (2310)–Huang Qian (2350)/WYg18, 
       Halkidiki GRE 2003/½–½ (52); 
       8...e4 9.de4 Ne4 10.Bg7 Kg7 11.Nd4 Re8 12.Nd2 Ng5 13.h4 Ne6 14.Ne4 Ra5 
       15.Qd2 Nd4 16.Qa5 Bf5 17.Qc3 Nbc6 18.e3 Be4 19.Kf1 Qe7 20.ed4 Bg2 
       21.Kg2 Qe4 22.Kh2 Qd4 23.Qd4 Nguyen,P (2325)–Dworakowska,J (2360)/
       51st YMCA Golden Autumn POL 2008/0–1 (72)) 
    9.0–0 Nc6 10.Nc3 Ra5 11.Nd2 Bg4 12.h3 Be6 13.Kh2 h5 14.Nd5 Nh7 15.Bc3 Ra7 
    16.e4 Nd4 17.h4 Bg4 18.f3 Be6 19.Nb3 f5 20.Bd4 cd4 21.ef5 Bf5 
       (worse is 21...Rf5 22.Bh3+=) 
    22.f4 Nf6 23.Nf6 Bf6 24.Bh3 ½–½
    (37) Espig,Lutz – Uhlmann,Wolfgang
    Leipzig SGL, 1972
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 c6 5.e3 a5 
       (5...d6 6.Be2 Qc7 (6...Qb6 7.Bc3 0–0 8.0–0 e5 9.d3 Nbd7 10.Nbd2 Re8 
       11.Qc2 d5 12.Rab1 Qc7 13.Ba1 a5 14.a3 ab4 15.ab4 h6 16.Rfc1 e4 17.de4 
       de4 18.Nd4 b6 19.Bc3 h5 20.Ra1 Bb7 21.Ra8 Espig,L–Pinter,J/Budapest 
       (Hungary) 1975/1–0 (43)) 7.0–0 0–0 8.Nc3 b6 9.Rc1 Bb7 10.a4 a6 
       11.Qc2 Nbd7 12.d4 e6 13.Nd2 Rac8 14.Bf3 d5 15.c5 b5 16.ab5 ab5 17.Ra1 
       Ra8 18.Nb3 e5 19.Na5 e4 20.Be2 orangutanb4 (1930)–feniksi (1680)/
       kurnik 2011/0–1) 
    6.b5 cb5 7.cb5 d6N 
       (7...a4 8.Be2 0–0 9.0–0 d6 10.a3 Nbd7 11.Nc3 Nb6 12.d3 Bd7 13.Qd2 Ne8 
       14.Rab1 Nc7 15.Rfc1 e5 16.d4 Bf5 17.e4 Bg4 18.de5 Bf3 19.Bf3 Nc4 
       20.Qe2 Nb2 21.Rb2 Be5 22.Rbb1 Smyslov,V (2570)–Fernandez Garcia 
       (2470)/Buenos Aires 1990/½–½ (43)) 
    8.Be2 Nbd7 9.0–0 a4 10.Na3 Nb6 11.Rc1 0–0 12.Bd4 Nbd5 13.Nc4 Bd7 14.Rb1 
    h6 15.Qc2 e5 16.Bb2 Bb5 
       (16...Nb4!? 17.Qd1 Bf5=) 
    17.Be5= Ba6 18.Bf6 Qf6 19.Rfe1 Qe6 20.Nb6 
       (worse is 20.Qa4 b5 21.Rb5 Bb5 22.Qb5 Ra2–/+) 
    20...Be2 21.Re2 Nf4 22.Ree1 Ng2 23.Kg2 Qg4 24.Kf1 Ra5 
       (24...Qf3!? 25.Na8 Qh3 26.Ke2 Qg4 27.f3 Qg2 28.Kd3 Ra8+/–) 
    25.Qd1+/– Rf5 26.Ng1 Qh4 27.Qe2 Qh2 28.f3 
       (28.Na4 Rg5 29.Qf3 b5–/+) 
    28...Qh4 29.Rb5 Be5 
    30.d4+– Bg3 31.Rf5 gf5 32.Rc1 f4 33.e4 
       (33.Na4?! fe3 34.Qe3 Bf4+/–) 
    33...Kh8 34.e5 
       (better is 34.Na4!? Bh2 35.Qf2+–) 
    34...Bh2+/– 35.Qg2 
       (better is 35.Qf2 Qf2 36.Kf2+–) 
    35...Bg1= 36.Kg1 
       (36.Qg1? Rg8 37.Rc8 Qh3 38.Kf2 Rc8 39.Nc8 Qc8–+) 
    36...Rg8 37.Rc8 Qe1 38.Kh2 Qh4 ½–½
    (38) Espig,Lutz – Pinter,Jozsef
    Budapest (Hungary), 1975
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 c6 5.e3 d6 
       (5...a5 6.b5 cb5 (6...a4 7.a3 0–0 8.Nc3 Qa5 9.Be2 d6 10.0–0 c5 11.d4 
       Bg4 12.h3 Bf5 13.Nh4 Be6 14.d5 Bc8 15.Rb1 Nbd7 16.Qc2 h6 17.Nf3 Re8 
       18.Bd3 b6 19.Ne4 Ne4 20.Be4 Bb2 21.Rb2 Van Rooijen,P–Osthus,R/TT–04 
       TSC 2003/½–½ (52)) 7.cb5 a4 8.Be2 0–0 9.0–0 d6 10.a3 Nbd7 11.Nc3 
       Nb6 12.d3 Bd7 13.Qd2 Ne8 14.Rab1 Nc7 15.Rfc1 e5 16.d4 Bf5 17.e4 Bg4 
       18.de5 Bf3 19.Bf3 Nc4 20.Qe2 Smyslov,V (2570)–Fernandez Garcia 
       (2470)/Buenos Aires 1990/½–½ (43)) 
    6.Be2 Qb6N 
       (6...e5 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 9.Nc3 Re8 10.g4 h6 11.h4 d5 12.c5 b6 
       13.Nf1 Ba6 14.b5 Bc8 15.Na4 cb5 16.Nc3 a6 17.f3 bc5 18.Qc2 cd4 19.ed4 
       ef3 20.0–0–0 fe2 21.Ne2 Dopper,J–Stoel,S/0–1; 
       6...0–0 7.0–0=) 
       (7.a3 0–0=) 
    7...0–0 8.0–0 e5 
       (8...c5 9.bc5 dc5 10.d4=) 
       (9.c5 dc5 10.bc5 Qc5 11.Be5 Qe7=) 
       (9...Bf5 10.Nbd2=) 
    10.Nbd2+= Re8 11.Qc2 
       (11.a4 c5+=) 
       (11...c5 12.a3+=) 
       (12.a4 Qc7+=) 
    12...Qc7= 13.Ba1 
       (13.Rfc1 Nb6+=) 
       (13...Nb6 14.Rfc1=) 
       (14.b5 cb5 15.Rb5 b6+=) 
       (14...dc4 15.dc4 ab4 16.ab4=) 
    15.ab4 h6 16.Rfc1 e4 17.de4 de4 18.Nd4 b6 19.Bc3 
       (19.Rd1 Nf8+=) 
       (19...c5 20.Nb5 Qc6 21.Qb2=) 
    20.Ra1 Bb7 21.Ra8 
       (21.Rd1 c5 22.Nb5 Qc6+=) 
       (21...Ra8 22.Rd1+=) 
    22.Ra1 Nf8 
       (22...c5 23.Nb5 Qc6 24.Ra7+=) 
       (23...h4 24.c5 bc5 25.bc5+/–) 
       (24.Bg4 hg4 25.Ne4+/–) 
    24...Be5 25.Bg4 hg4 26.Ne2 
       (26.c5 bc5 27.bc5 Nd7+/–) 
    26...Bd6+= 27.Neg3 c5 28.b5 Nd7 
       (28...Qe7 29.Qe2 Qe6 30.Ra7+=) 
    29.Qd1+/– Bg3 
       (29...Ne5 30.Ra4+/–) 
    30.Ng3+– Ne5 31.Be5 Qe5 32.Qd7 
       (32.Qg4 Qb2 33.Qd7 Rf8+/–) 
    32...Rf8+/– 33.Nf1 
       (33.Qg4 Qb2 34.Ra6 Qc1 35.Nf1 Qc4 36.Rb6 Bd5+/–) 
    33...Qb2 34.Ra6 Qc3 35.Rb6 Qc4 36.Rd6 
       (36.Qg4 Bd5+/–) 
       (37.Qg4?! Qb5 38.Ng3 Qa5+=) 
       (37...Kg7 38.Qg4 Bb7 39.h3+/–) 
    38.Qe7 Qb1 
       (better is 38...Qb2+–) 
    39.Rd8 Rd8 40.Qd8 Kh7 
       (40...Kg7 41.Qa8 Qb6 42.Qa1 f6 43.Nd2+–) 
    41.Qa8 c3 42.b7 c2 43.Qc8 1–0
    (39) Espig,Lutz (2465) – Mohr,Stefan (2470)
    DDR–FRG Potsdam, 1988
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 d6 5.g3 e5 6.Bg2 0–0 7.0–0 Nh5 8.e4 f5 
    9.ef5 gf5N 10.d3 
       (10.Ne5 Ng3 11.fg3 (11.Bd5 Kh8 12.Ng6 hg6 13.Bg7 Kg7 14.fg3 c6 
       15.Bg2 Qb6 16.d4 Qb4=) 11...de5 12.Qe2 c6 13.c5 Nd7 
       14.Na3 a5 15.Qc4 Kh8 16.b5 Qg5+=; 
       10.d4 e4 11.Nfd2 Nf6 12.d5 Nbd7 13.Qe2 c6 14.dc6 bc6 15.a3 a5 16.b5 
         A) 11.Qe2 Na6 (11...Bg4 12.h3 Bc8 13.Ne5 Be5 14.Be5 de5 15.Qh5 
          Rf5 16.Qg4 Qg5+/– 1.03; 11...Qe8 12.Nc3 Na6 13.a3 Qg6 14.Nd5 
          Rf7 15.Nh4 Qh6 16.Bf3 Nf6+=; 11...Re8 12.Re1 Nf6 13.Nc3 
          fg3 14.fg3 c6 15.a3 d5 16.Rad1 Qb6+=) 12.d4 ed4 13.Nd4 
          Qe8 14.Qd2 fg3 15.hg3 Nf6 16.Re1 Qf7=;
         B) 11.Nc3 c6 (11...Bg4 12.h3 Bc8 13.g4 Nf6 14.Re1 Na6 15.b5 Nc5 
          16.d4 ed4+/–; 11...a5 12.ba5 fg3 13.fg3 Ra5 14.Qd2 b6 
          15.Rae1 Nc6 16.Ng5 Nb4+=; 11...Nc6 12.b5 Ne7 13.Ng5 Nf6 
          14.gf4 ef4 15.Re1 Nf5 16.d4 a6+=; 11...Na6 12.a3 Bg4 
          13.h3 Bc8 14.g4 Nf6 15.Re1 Re8 16.g5 Nd7+/–) 12.Nd2 Nf6 
          13.gf4 ef4 14.Re1 Ng4 15.Qe2 Ne5 16.d4 f3=;
         C) 11.Re1 fg3 12.hg3 Bg4 13.d4 ed4 14.Bd4 Nc6 15.Bg7 Ng7 16.Qd5 
         D) 11.Nfd2 Qg5 12.Re1 fg3 13.fg3 Nf6 14.d4 ed4 15.Nf3 Qh6 16.Bc1 
         E) 11.Nbd2 Na6 12.a3 Bg4 13.h3 Bc8 14.g4 Nf6 15.Re1 c5 16.g5 Ne8+/–; 
       10...Na6 11.b5 Nc5 12.d4 ed4 13.Nd4 Nf6 14.Nb3 Ne6 15.Re1 Re8 16.Qd3 
       10...Nf6 11.Re1 c6 (11...Re8 12.Nc3 c6 13.b5 a6 14.bc6 bc6 15.Rb1 Ra7 
       16.c5 Rf7+/–; 11...a6 12.Nbd2 Nc6 13.a3 Re8 14.Qc2 Bd7 15.d4 
       e4 16.d5 ef3+=; 11...Nfd7 12.Nc3 c6 13.Ne2 a5 14.b5 Nc5 
       15.h3 Qd7 16.bc6 bc6+=) 12.Qb3 Re8 13.Nc3 Na6 14.Rad1 Nc7 
       15.a3 a5 16.b5 cb5+=) 
    11.b5 Ne7 12.Nc3 
       (12.Re1 f4 13.d4 Ng6 14.de5 de5 15.Nbd2 Bg4 16.Qc2 c6+=) 
       (12...f4 13.Ng5 Nf6 14.gf4 ef4 15.Re1 Nf5 16.d4 a6+=) 
       (13.Re1 a6 14.Qb3 Kh8 15.c5 Nd7 16.cd6 cd6+=) 
       (13...a6 14.ba6 Ra6 15.f4 Ng4 16.Qe2 ef4+=) 
       (14.Qe2 a6 15.bc6 bc6 16.Rab1 Re8+=) 
    14...bc6 15.Rb1 Be6 
       (15...Rb8 16.Re1 Nd7+=) 
       (16.Re1 Rb8+=) 
    17.Rb3 Nd7 18.Qe2 Rfe8 19.Rfb1 Nb6 20.Bb4 Nd7 21.Na4 Rab8 22.Bc3 d5 
    23.Nf3 h6 24.Bh3 Ng6 
       (24...Rb3!? 25.Rb3 c5=) 
    25.Rb8+= Rb8 26.Rb8 Qb8 27.Nd4! Qb1 
       (27...ed4 28.Qe6 Double attack (28.Qe6 Pinning; 28.Qe6 
    28.Kg2 Ndf8 29.Bf5 ed4 30.Be6 Kh7 31.Be1 Ne6 32.Qe6 dc4 33.dc4 
       (better is 33...Ne5 34.Bd2 Qe4 35.Kh3 Qd3 36.Bh6 Qf1 (worse is 36...Bh6 37.Qe5 Qf1 
       38.Kh4 Qc4 39.Nb2 Qa2 40.Qd4+/–) 37.Kh4 Qe2–+ (37...Qc4 38.Qc4 Nc4 
       39.Bg7 Kg7 40.Nc5+/–)) 
       (worse is 34.Qc6 Qe2 35.Bb4 Ne5–/+) 
    34...Qc2 35.Ne4 d3?? 
       (better is 35...Ne5 36.Qf5 Kh8 37.Qc8 Kh7 38.Qf5 Kh8 39.Qc8 Kh7 40.Qf5=) 
       (36.Qc6 Ne5 37.Qe6 
         A) 37...Nc4? 38.Qf7 Kh8 39.Nf6 (39.Qa7 d2 40.Nd2 Nd2 41.Bd2 Qd2–/+)
           39...Ne3 40.Kg1 Bf6 41.Qf6 Kh7 42.Qf7 Kh8 43.Qe8 (43.fe3?! Qc1 
          44.Kf1 Qd1+–) 43...Kg7 44.Qe3+– (44.fe3?! Qd1 45.Qe5 Kf7+–);
         B) 37...Qc4 38.Qf5 Kh8=) 
       (36...h5 37.Bc3 Qc3 38.Nc3+–) 
       (better is 37.Nf6 Bf6 38.Qf6 Kh7 39.Bc3 Qc3 40.Qc3+–) 
    37...Qc4 38.Bd2 Qd5 39.f3 a5 
       (39...Qa2 40.Qc6 a5 41.Qc8 Kh7 42.Qf5 Kg8 43.Qa5 Qa5 44.Ba5+–) 
       (better is 40.Bh6 Qa2 41.Kh3 Qg8 42.Bg7 Qg7 43.Qc6 Kh7+–) 
    40...Bf6 41.Qf6 Kg8 42.Bh6 Qd7 
       (42...Qf7 43.Qc6 Qa2 44.Kh3 Qf7+–) 
    43.Qg6 Kh8 44.Bg5 
       (44.Bg5 Qd4 45.Bf6 Qf6 46.Qf6 Kg8 47.Qc6+–) 
    (40) Espig,Lutz (2470) – Hort,Vlastimil (2620)
    Halle DSV, 1978
    1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 d6 5.g3 e5 6.Bg2 0–0 7.0–0 Nh5 8.e4 
       (8.Qb3 a5 9.ba5 Nc6 10.d3 Ra5 11.Nc3 b6 12.Nb5 Be6 13.Nd2 Nd4 14.Bd4 
       ed4 15.Qc2 c6 16.Nb3 cb5 17.Na5 ba5 18.cb5 Nf6 19.Rab1 Nd7 20.Qc6 Ba2 
       21.Rb2 Be6 22.b6 Nc5 Ricardi,P (2515)–Salguero,F (2320)2nd ch–ARG, 
       Mendoza ARG 2008/½–½ (51)) 
       (8...Bg4 9.h3 Be6 10.Na3 a5 11.b5 c5 12.bc6 bc6 13.c5 Nd7 14.cd6 Ng3 
       15.Re1 Nh5 16.d4 Qb8 17.Qd2 Qd6 18.d5 cd5 19.Nc4 Qb4 20.Qb4 ab4 
       21.Nce5 Ne5 22.Ne5 Nf4 23.Re3 Dietzel–Kreuzholz/Muenster 1990/0–1 
    9.ef5 e4 
       (worse is 9...Rf5 10.d4+/–) 
    10.Nd4 c5 11.bc5 dc5 
       (worse is 11...Bf5 12.cd6 Na6 13.Qb3+/– (13.Nf5?! Bb2 14.Ne7 Kf7+=)) 
    12.Ne6 Be6 13.Bg7 Rf5 
       (worse is 13...Kg7 14.fe6 Nc6 15.Be4+–; 
       worse is 13...Ng7 14.fe6 Ne6 15.Be4+=) 
    14.Bh6 Nf6 15.d3 ½–½

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