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Literatur_Sokolski_Opening - compiled by Peter Markus Steiner (in German)



of Italy

    (All annotations below by Fritz)
    (Games' source: Marek's 1.b4 database)
    (1) Korchut,Adam – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF TT, 2002
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.c4 0–0 5.e3 d5 6.a3 Be7 7.d4 c5 8.Bg3 
       (8.Nc3!? dc4 9.Bc4+=) 
    8...cd4–/+ 9.cd5 
       (9.Qd4 Nc6 10.Qd3 d4–/+) 
       (better is 9...de3 10.fe3 Nd5–+) 
       (better is 10.ed4 Qa5 11.Nd2–+) 
       (10...de3 11.Nc4 ef2 12.Bf2–+) 
       (better is 11.Qg4 de3 12.Nc4+=) 
       (11...de3 12.fe3 Ne3 13.Bd3–+) 
       (12.e4 Qe7–+) 
       (12...de3 13.f3 Bc8 14.Bd3–+) 
       (better is 13.Bb5 Bd7 14.Bd3 de3 15.Bh7 Kh8 16.Nc5 Qa5 17.Kf1 Qc5 18.Bd3–+) 
       (better is 13...Bb6–+) 
       (14.fe3 Re3 15.Kf1 Qf6 16.Bf2 Rb3 17.Bb3 Qa6 18.Ke1–+) 
    14...Kf7–+ 15.Nc5 
       (15.Qa2 Ba3 16.fe3 Re3 17.Kf1 Qf6 18.Nf3 Be6 19.Qa3 Rb3–+) 
       (better is 15...Qa5 16.Qb4 Nd5 17.Kf1 Nb4–+) 
    16.Kf1 Na1 17.h3 Re7 
       (17...Re7 18.hg4 Qd5–+; 
       better is 17...Qa5 18.hg4 Qc5–+) 
    (2) Jacewicz,Grzegorz – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr 3GMM–30, 1995
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.c3 Ba5 5.Nf3 0–0 6.Bf6 
       (6.e3 d6 7.Bf4 Be6+=) 
    6...Qf6 7.g3 
       (7.e3 d5+=) 
    7...Nc6 8.Bg2 d5 9.0–0 Bd7 
       (9...Re8 10.Re1–/+) 
    10.Qb3+= Ne7 11.d4 
       (11.Qb7?? Rfb8 12.Qb3 Rb3 13.ab3 Bb4–+) 
    11...Rab8 12.Ne5 Be6 13.e4 de4 
       (13...c6 14.Nd2=) 
       (14.Qa4 b6 15.Be4 Rbd8=) 
    14...Bb6 15.Nd2 Ng6 16.Ne4 Qf5 17.Nc4?? 
       (better is 17.Ng6 Qg6 18.Nc5=) 
       (17...Bc4 18.Rfe1 Rfe8–+) 
    (3) Nielsen – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF TT–4–90, 1990
    1.b4 e5+= 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.c4 0–0 5.e3 d5 6.cd5 Nd5 7.a3 
       (7.Nc3 Bc3 8.Bc3 Be6+=) 
       (7...Be7 8.Qh5+=) 
    8.Bd6+= Qd6 9.d4 Bf5 10.Nf3 Nd7 11.Bd3 Bd3 12.Qd3 c5 13.Nc3 Nc3 14.Qc3 Qa6 
       (14...Rfc8 15.Rd1=) 
    15.Rc1 Rac8 16.d5 Nf6 17.Nd4? 
       (better is 17.Rd1+=) 
    17...Nd5–+ 18.Qb3?? 
       (better is 18.Qc2–+) 
       (18...Rfd8 19.e4 Nf4–+ (worse is 19...cd4 20.Ra1–+); 
       better is 18...Qa5 19.Kd1 cd4 20.Rc8 Rc8 21.ed4 Nc3 22.Kc1 Qg5 23.Kb2 Qg2–+) 
    (4) de Visser,Arno – Cottarelli,Franco
    Sokolski, 2003
    1.b4 f5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.c4 e6 4.a3 d5 5.e3 c6 6.Nf3 Bd6 
       (6...dc4 7.Bc4 b5 8.Bb3=) 
       (7.c5 Be7+=) 
       (7...dc4 8.Bc4 b5 9.Bb3=) 
    8.c5 Bc7 9.Nc3 Nbd7 10.Bd3 Ne4 11.Ne2 Qe8 12.g3 
       (12.0–0 b6+=) 
    12...Ndf6 13.0–0 Qh5 14.Nf4 Qh6 15.h4 
    15...Ng4= 16.Kg2? 
       (better is 16.Qe2=) 
    16...Nef2–+ 17.Qe2 Nd3 18.Qd3 a5 19.Bc3 
       (19.Rfc1 Ra6–+) 
       (19...b6 20.Qd2 ab4 21.ab4 Ba6–+) 
    (5) Kubacek,Josef – Cottarelli,Franco (2185)
    corr ICCF WSTT/3/06/2 ;Inf 03, 2006
    3  1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.c4 0–0 5.Qc2 Nc6–/+ 6.Bb2 d5 7.cd5 
         A) 7...Be7 
            A1) 8.e3 Bg4 (8...d4 9.Nf3 Bc5 10.Be2 Re8+=; 
             8...Re8 9.d4 Bg4 10.Nf3 Bf3+=; 8...a6 9.Nf3 Bg4 
             10.Be2 dc4+=; 8...Rb8 9.cd5 Qd5 10.Nc3 Qc5+=
             ) 9.Be2 dc4 10.Bc4 Qd7+=;
            A2) 8.cd5 Qd5 (8...Nd5 9.Nf3 Be6 10.e3 Re8+=) 
             9.Nc3 Qa5 10.Nf3 Bf5+=;
         B) 7...Bd6+= 
            B1) 8.e3 Re8 (8...Qe7 9.Nf3 Re8 10.Bd3 dc4+=; 
             8...dc4 9.Bc4 Bg4 10.Nf3 Bf3+=; 8...Be6 9.c5 Be7 
             10.Bf6 Bf6+=; 8...a6 9.Nf3 Re8 10.c5 Be7=
             ) 9.Nf3 Bg4 10.c5 Be7+=;
            B2) 8.c5 Be7 9.e3 Ne4 10.d4 Bh4+=;
         C) 7...Ba5 
            C1) 8.e3 d4 9.Bd3 de3 10.fe3 Re8–/+;
            C2) 8.Nf3 d4 (8...dc4 9.Qc4 Be6 10.Qh4 Ng4+=; 
             8...Re8 9.cd5 Nd5 10.e3 Nf4+=; 8...Bg4 9.e3 Re8 
             10.Be2 dc4+=; 8...Ne4 9.e3 Bf5 10.Bd3 Re8+=
             ) 9.Qd3 Bb6 10.e3 Bg4+=;
            C3) 8.cd5 Nd5 9.e3 Re8 10.Nf3 Nf4+=; 
       7.e3 d4 
         A) 8.Nf3 Re8 9.Qb3 Ng4 10.Ke2 Bf5–/+;
         B) 8.Be2 Ng4 (8...Re8 9.a3 Ba5 10.Kf1 de3–/+; 8...Bc5 
          9.Ba3 Ba3 10.Na3 Re8–/+) 9.Qb3 de3 10.fe3 Bd6–/+
         C) 8.a3 Ba5 (8...Bc5 9.Nf3 Be6 10.Bd3 Qd7+=) 9.Bd3 
          de3 10.fe3 Re8–/+) 
    7...Nd5–/+ 8.Kd1 
       (8.a3 Bd6–/+ 9.Nf3 Re8 10.e3 Be6+=; 
       8.e3 Bd6 9.a3 Be6 10.Nf3 Re8+=; 
       8.Nf3 Re8 9.e3 Nf4 10.Kd1 Ng6+=; 
       8.e4 Re8 9.Ne2 Nf6 10.f3 Ba5–/+; 
       8.Nc3 Nd4 (8...Nf4 9.Nf3 Re8 10.e3 Bg4+=; 8...Be6 9.e3 
       Bd6 10.Bd3 h6+=; 8...Re8 9.Nd5 Qd5 10.a3 Bf5–/+ 
      ; 8...Nb6 9.e3 Be6 10.a3 Ba5+=) 9.Qd3 c5 10.Rc1 Bf5–/+ 
       8.g3 Be7 (8...Be6 9.Bg2 Ba5 10.a3 Re8+=; 8...Bd6 9.a3 Be6 
       10.Bg2 Rb8+=; 8...Ba5 9.a3 Bb6 10.Nf3 Re8–/+; 
       8...Rb8 9.Bg2 Be6 10.Nf3 Qe7+=) 9.a3 Bf6 10.Bg2 Nd4–/+ 
       (8...Bd6 9.a3 (9.Nf3–/+ Ncb4 10.Qe4 Re8–/+) 9...Be6 10.Nf3 
       8...Be7 9.Nf3 Ndb4 10.Qc3 Bf6–/+; 
       8...Bg4 9.a3 Be7 10.h3 Bh5–/+; 
       8...Qh4 9.g3 Qe7 10.Bg2 Be6–/+) 
    9.Nf3 Qe7 
       (9...Bd6 10.a3–/+ Bg4–/+) 
       (10.a3 Bd6–/+) 
       (11.Qb3 Ndb4 12.d5 Bf5–/+) 
    11...Ncb4 12.Qb3 
       (12.Qd2 Bf5 13.Nc3 c6–/+) 
    12...Bf5–+ 13.Na3 a5 14.Rc1? 
       (better is 14.Qc4–+) 
    14...a4 15.Qc4 Be6 16.Qe2 Na2 17.Rc2 
    17...Ba3 18.e4 
       (18.Qb5 Bf5 19.Rc4 c6–+) 
    18...Nf4 19.Qe3 
       (19.Qd2 Bb3 20.Bc4 Ng2 21.Ba3 Qa3–+) 
    19...Bb3 20.Ba3 
       (20.Qf4 Bb2 21.Bd3 Nb4–+) 
    20...Qa3 21.Qf4 Re4!! 
       (21...Re4 22.Qe4 Nc3 23.Ke1 Qa1 24.Kd2 Ne4 25.Ke3 Bc2–+) 
    (6) de Visser,Arno – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF, 2002
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 0–0 5.e3 d5 6.Be2 Nc6 7.Bb2 Re8 8.0–0 
    Qe7 9.d3 Bf5 10.Nbd2 Rad8 11.Rb1 Bc5 12.d4 Bd6 13.Re1 
    13...Nb4–/+ 14.Rc1 Na2 15.Ra1 Nb4 16.Ra7 Nc2 17.Rf1? 
       (better is 17.Nh4 Ne3 18.Qc1 Bh2 19.Kh1–/+) 
    17...Ne3!–+ 18.fe3 Qe3 19.Kh1 Qe2 20.Re1 
       (20.Rb7 Qd1 21.Rd1 Rb8 22.Rb8 Rb8–+) 
    20...Qb5 21.Bc3 Bg4 
       (21...Bg4 22.Qa1 Re1 23.Qe1 Qd3–+) 
    (7) Hasler,Ulrich – Cottarelli,Franco
    ICCF TT/02/3, 2002
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.f4 d6 4.fe5 de5 5.Be5 Qh4 6.g3= Qe4 7.Nf3 Nf6 
       (7...Bg4 8.Bg7 Bf3 9.Rg1+=) 
       (8.Bf6 gf6 9.Bg2 Nc6+=) 
    8...Na6 9.Be5?? 
       (better is 9.c3=) 
    9...Bg4–+ 10.Bf6 
       (10.Kf2 Bf3 11.ef3 Qe5–+) 
    10...Bf3 11.Bg7 Rg8 12.Rg1 Rg7 13.Nc3? 
       (better is 13.c3 Bd6 14.Bh3–+) 
    13...Qe5 14.Qc1 Bc3 15.dc3 Qc3 16.Kf2 Bc6 17.Qe3 Qe3 18.Ke3 Nb4 19.Kd2 
    Rd8 20.Kc3 Nd5 21.Kb2 
       (21.Kd2 Nf6 22.Ke1 Ng4–+) 
    21...Ne3 22.Rc1 Rg4 23.Kb1 
    23...Rb4 24.Ka1 Nc2! 25.Rc2 Rd1 26.Rc1 Rc1 0–1
    (8) Feilmayr,Erwin – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF TT, 2003
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.c4 0–0 5.e3 d5 6.cd5 Nd5 7.Nf3 Re8 8.Be2 
    Re5 9.Ne5 Qf6 10.Bg4 Bg4 
       (10...Qe5?! 11.Bc8 Qa1 12.Bb7=) 
    11.Qg4 Nc6 12.Nc6 
       (12.0–0 Ne5 13.Qe2 Qe6–+) 
    12...Qa1 13.0–0 bc6 14.Nc3 Qb2 15.Rb1 Qc2 16.Qe4 Qe4 17.Ne4 Re8 18.d3 f5 
    19.Ng5 a5 20.g3 g6 
       (20...Be7 21.Ne6–+) 
    21.Kf1 Be7 22.Nf3 Nb4 23.d4 Bd6 
       (23...a4 24.a3 Nd5 25.h3–+) 
       (24.a3 Nd5–+) 
    24...a4 25.Nc4 Na2 26.Ra1 Nc3 27.Nd6 cd6 28.Ra3 Ne4 29.Ra4 Rb8 
       (29...Rb8 30.Ra2 c5–+) 
    (9) Van Esbroeck,Dirk – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr 3GMM–33, 1997
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.f4? f6 4.fe5+= fe5 5.Be5 Nf6 6.c3 Be7 
       (6...Nc6 7.Bc7 Qc7 8.cb4+=) 
       (7.e4 0–0 8.Bc4 Kh8 9.Bf6 Bf6+= (worse is 9...gf6 10.Qh5+=)) 
    7...0–0 8.Nf3 d5 9.Be2 
       (9.Bf6 Bf6 10.Bd3 c5+=) 
       (9...Nbd7 10.Bf6 Nf6 11.0–0+=) 
    10.0–0 Nc6 11.Bf6 
       (11.Bf4 Bd6+=) 
       (worse is 11...gf6 12.Qc2=) 
    12...Qe7–/+ 13.Qd2 Re8 14.Kf2 c4 15.Qc1 
       (15.a3 Bf5–/+) 
       (15...Bf5 16.Bd1–+) 
       (16.Qd2 Qe4–/+) 
       (16...Bf5 17.Na3–+) 
    17.g3–/+ Bg5 
       (17...Bh3?! 18.Rh1 Bg3 19.Kg3+=) 
    18.Ng5 Be2 19.Ke2 Qg5 20.Rf3 b5 
       (20...Rf8 21.Qh1–+) 
       (21.Qb2 Rf8 22.Nd2 Rf3 23.Nf3 Qg3–/+) 
    21...b4 22.Rb1 
       (22.Qb2 Rab8–/+) 
    22...Re7 23.Kf2 
       (23.Qc2 a5–/+) 
       (23...Rae8 24.Nf1 a5 25.Qc2–/+) 
       (24.cb4!? Rf8 25.Rf8 Kf8 26.Nf3 Qh3 27.b5–/+) 
    24...Rae8–+ 25.Nf1 a5 26.Qc2 Qe6 
       (26...Re4 27.Ke1–+) 
       (27.Kg2 Rf7–+) 
       (27...Rf7 28.Rf7 Qf7 29.Ke1–+) 
       (28.Qe4 Re4 (28...de4?! 29.Rf5–/+) 29.Rc2 Rb8–+) 
       (28...Rf8 29.Rf8 Kf8 30.Qc2–+) 
    29.Qc3 Nb4 30.Kg2 Qd3 
       (30...Qd3 31.Qe1 c3–+) 
    (10) Gerold,Guenter – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF TT, 2004
    A00: Irregular Openings
     1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.b5 c5 5.Nf3 
    Nbd7 6.a4 Bd6 7.c4 0–0 8.Be2 dc4 9.Na3 
       (9.Bc4 b6 10.0–0 Bb7 11.d3 Qc7 12.h3 Ne5 13.Nbd2 Rad8 14.Ng5 h6 
       15.Nge4 Ne4 16.Ne4 Nc4 17.Nd6 Nd6 18.Qg4 g6 19.Be5 Qd7 20.Qf4 Nf5 
       21.e4 f6 22.Bb2 Nd4 23.Qh6 Qg7 elsh1403–bird68 (1670)740914 kurnik 
       2011/1–0 (50)) 
       (9...b6 10.Nc4 Bc7 11.d4 Bb7 12.0–0 Qe7 13.Bd3 Rfd8 14.e4 Ne4 15.Qc2 
       Nef6 16.Nce5 cd4 17.Qc7 Bd5 18.Nd7 Rd7 19.Qg3 Bf3 20.gf3 Re8 21.Ba3 
       Qd8 22.Rac1 e5 23.Rfe1 Nd5 24.Rc6 Roczniak,J–Krzanowski,A/corr 
       Poland (year?) 0/1–0 (43)) 
    10.dc3 Ne5 11.a5 Nf3 12.Bf3 e5 13.Nc4 Bc7 14.0–0 Be6 15.Qa4 e4 16.Be2 Ng4 
    17.h3 Bh2 18.Kh1 Bb8 19.g3 
       (19.Bg4 Bg4 20.Ne5 Be5 21.Qe4 Be2 22.Qe5 Bf1–/+) 
    19...Nf2 20.Rf2 Bg3 21.Rg2 Qh4 22.Qc2 Bh3 23.Rg3 Qg3 24.Qe4 Be6 25.Rf1 
    Rfe8 26.Bd3 Qh3 27.Kg1 Rad8 
       (27...Bc4 28.Qc4 Qg3 29.Kh1–/+) 
    28.Rf3 Qh5 29.Rg3 
       (29.Be2 Bd5 30.Qf5 Bf3 31.Qh5 Bh5 32.Bh5–+) 
    29...Bc8 30.Qh7 Qh7 31.Bh7 Kh7 32.Ba3 Re4 33.Nb2 Rd2 34.Kf1 Rc2 35.Nd1 b6 
    36.ab6 ab6 37.Ke1 Ra4 38.Bb2 
       (38.Bc5 bc5 39.b6 Raa2–+) 
       (38...Rh4 39.Nf2 Rb2–+) 
    (11) Klemens,Leszek – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF TT–6–02–F, 2006
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.Nc3 c6 6.e4 d4 7.Ne2 Ngf6 8.Ng3 0–0 
    9.Be2 a5 
       (9...c5 10.c3=) 
    10.c3 ab4 
       (10...dc3 11.dc3 Qc7 12.0–0=) 
    11.ab4 Ra1 12.Qa1 Re8 
       (12...dc3 13.dc3 Qc7 14.0–0=) 
    13.0–0 Qc7 14.cd4 ed4 15.Bd4 Bb4 16.d3 
       (16.e5 Nd5=) 
       (16...Bd6 17.Nf5 c5 18.Bf6 Nf6 19.Nd6 Qd6 20.e5=) 
       (17.Bc3 Bd6=) 
    17...Nc5 18.e5 Nd5 19.d4 Ne6 20.Ne4 
       (20.Bc4 Rd8=) 
    20...Nef4 21.Bc4 Qd7 22.Nd6 Qg4 
       (22...Rd8 23.h3+=) 
    23.Ne1 Rf8 
       (23...Rd8 24.Qa7=) 
    24.Qb2 b5 
       (24...b6 25.Bd5 Nd5 26.Nc2=) 
    25.Bd5+= Nd5 26.Nc2 
       (26.Nd3 Qg6 27.Nc5 Bh3+=) 
       (26...f6 27.Re1=) 
       (27.Rc1 Qe2=) 
       (27...f6 28.f3 Qg6 29.Ra1=) 
       (28.Rc1 Nf4 29.Ne1 Bd5=) 
    29...f6–/+ 30.f3 Nd3 31.Qc3 fe5 32.Qc6 
       (32.de5 b4 33.Qc6 Ne5 34.Qb6 Nf3 35.Kh1–+) 
       (better is 32...ed4 33.Nd5 Qg5–/+) 
    33.Qe4+/– Nf4 34.Qe5 
       (worse is 34.de5 Bd5 35.h4 Qg3–/+; 
       worse is 34.Nb5 Bc4 35.Qe5 Qe5 36.de5 Bb5–/+) 
       (34...Qg6 35.Kh1+/–) 
    35.de5+= b4 36.Ra7 
       (36.Nc2 b3 37.Nd4 Bd5+=) 
    36...Rb8 37.Nd1 
       (37.g3 b3 38.Nd1 Nd3=) 
    37...Nd3= 38.Rb7 
       (38.Re7!? Bb3 39.Nf2=) 
    38...Rb7+= 39.Nb7 b3 40.Nd6 
       (40.Kf1 b2 41.Nb2 Nb2–/+) 
       (40...Ne5 41.Nb2–/+) 
    41.Nb2+= Nb2 42.f4 Nd3 43.g3 
       (43.f5 Bb3 44.e6 Kf8+=) 
    43...Bd5 44.Kf1 Bf3 45.h4 
       (45.h3 Kf8 46.Nf5 g5–/+) 
    45...Kf8–/+ 46.Kg1 Ke7 47.Nf5 Kf7 
       (47...Kd7 48.Kf1–/+ (48.Ng7? Bg4–/+)) 
       (48.Kf1 h5–/+) 
    48...Ke6 49.Kh2 Bc6 50.Nc4 
       (50.Kg1 h6–/+) 
       (50...h5 51.Kg1–/+) 
       (51.Nd6 Bd7–/+) 
    51...Ke4 52.Nc4 g6 
       (52...Bd7 53.Kg2–/+) 
    53.Nd6 Kd5 54.Kg1 Nc5 55.Kh2 
       (55.Kg2 Ne4 56.Nf7 h5–/+) 
       (55...Bd7 56.Kg2–/+) 
       (56.Nf7 Bd7–/+) 
    56...Ke6 57.Nb6 Kf5 58.Nc8? 
       (better is 58.Kh3–+) 
    58...Kg4 59.Ne7 Bb7 60.Ng8 h5 
       (60...Ng3 61.e6–+) 
       (61.Nf6 Nf6 62.ef6 Bd5–+) 
    61...Kf3 62.Kg1 Kg3 63.Kf1 Ba6 64.Ke1 Bc4 65.e7 Nd6 
       (65...Bb5 66.f5 gf5 67.Nh6–+) 
    66.Nf6 Bf7 
       (worse is 66...Kf4 67.e8Q Ne8 68.Ne8–+; 
       worse is 66...Kh4 67.e8Q Ne8 68.Ne8–+) 
    67.Nh7 Kh4 68.Ng5 Be8 69.Ne6 Kg4 70.Kf1 Kf5 
       (70...Kf5 71.Nc5 Bb5 72.Kf2 Kf4 73.Ne6 Ke5–+) 
    (12) Cottarelli,Franco – Salvadori,Romano
    1 ITA Master–ch, 1984
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Qd6 3.a3 e5 4.e3 Nf6 5.Nf3 e4 6.Nd4 a5 7.b5 c5 8.bc6 bc6 
    9.c4 Nbd7 10.Nc3 Ba6 11.Qc2 
       (11.Rb1 Bc4 12.Nf5 Qc7 13.Bc4 dc4=) 
       (better is 11...Nc5!?+=) 
    12.cd5+= Bf1 
       (12...Nd3!? 13.Bd3 Bd3+=) 
    13.Kf1+/– Rb8 
       (13...cd5 14.Ncb5 Qa6 15.Kg1+=) 
    14.dc6+– Qc5 15.Qa4 
       (15.Rc1 Nd3 16.Ne4 Qc2 17.Nf6 gf6 18.Rc2 Rb2 19.Rb2 Nb2+–) 
    15...Rb2 16.c7 Nfd7?? 
       (better is 16...Ned7 17.Qc6 Qc6 18.Nc6 Nb6+–) 
       (17.Nc6 Qc6 18.Qc6 Nc6 19.c8Q Nd8 20.Ne4+–) 
    (13) Cottarelli,Franco – Klemens,Leszek
    corr ICCF TT–6–02–F Sokolski, 2006
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.Bb2 d5 6.e3 0–0 7.Be2 Bf5 8.0–0 
    Re8 9.d3 Rb8 10.Nbd2 b5 11.c3N 
       (11.Re1 Bd6 12.Nb3 a5 13.a4 b4 14.Rc1 Ng4 15.c4 dc4 16.Rc4 Qd7 17.Rc1 
       Be6 18.Nc5 Bc5 19.Rc5 Rb6 20.Qc2 Nf6 21.Bf6 gf6 22.Qb2 f5 23.Rec1 Bd5 
       24.Nd4 Nd4 25.Qd4 Rc6 pierre–lacus66/ 2005/(Fritz 8 
       (3s))/0–1 (58); 
       11.Nb3 Bd6 12.Nfd4 Nd4 13.Bd4 c6 14.a4 a6 15.ab5 ab5 16.Ra6 Qc7 17.g3 
       Bh3 18.Ra7 Rb7 19.Rb7 Qb7 20.Bf6 Bf1 21.Qf1 gf6 22.Qh3 Kh8 23.d4 Rg8 
       24.Bd3 Rg7 25.Qf5 Be7 Fekete,A–Klemens,L/corr ICCF TT/02/final 
       2008/Inf 06/½–½ (40)) 
    11...Bd6 12.a4 ba4 13.Ba3 Ba3 14.Ra3 Rb2 15.Ra4 Qb8 16.c4 Nb4 17.Qa1 Nd3 
    18.cd5 Nd5 19.Ra3 Nc5 20.Ra5 Rc2 21.Bd1 
       (21.Bd1 Rd2 22.Nd2+/–) 
    (14) Cottarelli,Franco – Van Esbroeck,Dirk
    corr 3GMM–33, 1995
    1.b4 Nh6 2.Bb2 Rg8 3.e4+= e6 4.a3 b6 5.d4 Bb7 6.Bd3 g6 
       (6...a5 7.b5+=) 
    7.Ne2 f5 8.Nd2 Bg7 9.0–0 Qf6 
       (9...fe4 10.Ne4 Nf5 11.c3+=) 
    10.c4 d6 11.Qa4 Nd7 12.c5 
       (12.Rad1 a5 13.b5 Nc5 14.dc5 Qb2 15.cb6 cb6+/–) 
    12...dc5 13.bc5 bc5 14.Rab1 Qe7 
       (14...Qg5!? 15.f4 Qh5+/–) 
    15.dc5 Bb2 16.Rb2 fe4 17.Ne4 Be4 18.Be4 Rd8 19.Nd4 
       (19.Rb7 Qc5 20.Rc1 Qd6 21.Rcc7 Qd2+–) 
       (19...Qc5!? 20.Ne6 Qe5 21.Nd8 Qb2+–) 
    20.Rb7+– e5 
       (20...Ng4 21.Rc7 Qf4 22.g3 Qe4 23.c6=) 
       (21.Nb5 Kf7 22.Bd5 Kf8 23.Bg8 Kg8 24.Nc7+–) 
    (15) Cottarelli,Franco – Cortes,J
    Cannes FRA, 1996
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 d6 3.c4 e5 4.Nc3 Be6 5.e4 Be7 6.Nf3 0–0 
       (6...Nc6 7.b5 Nd4 8.Nd4 ed4 9.Ne2 Bc4 10.Nd4 Bf1 11.Kf1 Ne4 12.Qe2=) 
       (7.d4 a5 8.b5 Nbd7=) 
       (7...Bg4 8.Be2+=) 
       (8.b5 Na5 9.Qa4 c5+=) 
       (8...Re8 9.b5 Na5 10.Nd5=) 
    9.Nd5= f5 
       (9...a6 10.d4 ed4 11.Rd1=) 
    10.ef5 Bf5 11.Bd3 
       (worse is 11.Ne7 Qe7 12.Qb3 Be4–/+) 
    11...Bd3 12.Qd3 
       (12.Ne7? Qe7 13.Qd3 e4 14.Qd5 Kh8–+) 
    12...Nf4 13.Nf4 Rf4 14.g3 
       (14.Qd5 Kh8=) 
       (14...e4 15.Qd5 Rf7 16.Nd4 (16.Qe4? Bf6 17.0–0–0 Bb2 18.Kb2 Qf6 
       19.d4 Qf3 20.Qf3 Rf3–+) 16...Nd4 17.Bd4=) 
       (15...Qe8 16.b5 Nd8 17.Ng5 Bg5 18.hg5=) 
       (16.Qe4!? Bf6 17.Qd5 Kh8 18.d4+=) 
    16...Rf7= 17.Ng5 Do you see the mate threat? 
       (worse is 17.Qe4 Bf6 18.0–0 Bb2+=) 
    17...Bg5 18.hg5 Qf8 
       (19.Qe4?? Re7 20.Qe3 Re3 21.de3 Qf5–+) 
    19...Re8 20.g6 With the decisive threat Rxh7 20...hg6 21.Rh2 Ne7 
       (21...Re5 22.Be5 Qe8+–) 
       (22.Rdh1 Nd5 23.Rh8; 
       22.Qe4?! Rf2 23.Rf2 Qf2 24.Qb7 c5+/–) 
    (16) Cottarelli,Franco (2185) – Kubacek,Josef
    corr ICCF WSTT/3/06/2 ;Inf 03, 2006
    3  1.b4 c6 2.c4 e5 3.Bb2 f6 4.a3 d5 5.e3 Be6 6.cd5 Bd5 7.Nc3 Be6 
    8.Nf3 g6 
       (8...a5 9.b5+= 
         A) 9...c5 10.d4 ed4 11.ed4 Nd7 12.Qe2+/–;
         B) 9...Ne7 10.d4 Nd7 11.Bd3 Rc8 12.bc6+=;
         C) 9...Nh6 10.d4 Nd7 11.Bd3 Nf7 12.bc6+=;
         D) 9...Be7 10.Rc1 (10.d4 Nd7 11.Bd3 Bg4 12.0–0+/–) 
          10...c5 11.d4 ed4 12.ed4+/–;
         E) 9...g5 10.h3 (10.bc6 Nc6 11.d4 Qb6 12.Na4+=) 
          10...g4 11.hg4 Bg4 12.Rc1+=;
         F) 9...Bg4 10.Rc1 (10.h3 Bh5 11.d4 ed4 12.Qd4+=) 
          10...Ne7 11.d4 ed4 12.Qd4+=;
         G) 9...Nd7 10.Be2 (10.bc6 bc6 11.d4 Rb8 12.Rb1+=; 
          10.d4 Rc8 11.bc6 bc6 12.Rb1+=) 10...Rc8 11.d4 c5 12.de5+= 
         A) 9.Be2 
            A1) 9...Nh6 10.d4 (10.0–0 a5 11.b5 cb5 12.Bb5+=; 
             10.Rc1 Be7 11.d4 0–0 12.d5+=) 10...Be7 11.Bd3 a5 
            A2) 9...Kf7 10.0–0 (10.d4 a5 11.b5 Rc8 12.0–0+=) 
             10...a5 11.b5 Rc8 12.d4+/–;
            A3) 9...Be7 10.d4 (10.0–0 Nh6 11.d4 a5 12.b5+=; 
             10.Rc1 Nh6 11.d4 0–0 12.d5+=) 10...Nh6 11.Bd3 a5 
            A4) 9...Bd6 10.d4 Ne7 11.Ne4 Bc7 12.de5+=;
            A5) 9...a5 10.b5 Rc8 11.d4 Be7 12.0–0+=;
            A6) 9...Ne7 10.d4 Nf5 11.0–0 a5 12.b5+=;
            A7) 9...f5 10.0–0 (10.Rc1 Bd6 11.e4 Nh6 12.d4+=; 
             10.e4 fe4 11.Ne4 Ngf6 12.Qc2=; 10.d3 Nh6 11.e4 a5 
             12.b5=; 10.Rb1 Bd6 11.0–0 Qe7 12.Qc2=) 
             10...Bd6 11.e4 Nh6 12.ef5+=;
         B) 9.d4 
            B1) 9...Nh6 10.Bd3 (10.de5 Ne5 11.Ne5 fe5 12.Qh5+=; 
             10.Rc1 Nf5 11.d5 cd5 12.Nd5+=) 10...Nf7 11.0–0 a5 
            B2) 9...Be7 10.Rc1 (10.Bd3 Nh6 11.0–0 Bg4 12.h3+=; 
             10.de5 fe5 11.Ne4 Bd5 12.Qc2+=) 10...a5 11.b5 Rc8 
            B3) 9...a5 10.b5 (10.ba5 Ra5 11.Bd3 Bg4 12.Be2+=) 
             10...Rc8 11.bc6 bc6 12.Rb1+=; 
       8...b5 9.d4 Nd7 (9...a5 10.ba5 Nd7 11.e4 Bg4 12.d5+/–) 
       10.Qc2 (10.d5 cd5 11.Bb5 Ne7 12.0–0+=; 10.Rc1 a5 11.d5 cd5 
       12.Nd5+=; 10.Qb1 a5 11.Qe4 Qc8 12.de5+/–) 10...a5 
       11.Qe4 Qc8 12.de5+/–; 
         A) 9.d4 a5 (9...Nd7 10.Be2 Nh6 11.0–0 Be7 12.Qb3+=) 
          10.b5 (10.ba5 Bf3 11.Qf3 ed4 12.Qe4+=) 10...ed4 11.Qd4 
          Qd4 12.Nd4+=;
         B) 9.Be2 
            B1) 9...Nd7 10.0–0 (10.d4 Nh6 11.0–0 a5 12.b5+=; 
             10.h3 Be6 11.d4 a5 12.b5+=; 10.Rc1 f5 11.h3 Bf3 
             12.Bf3+=) 10...a5 11.b5 Rc8 12.bc6+/–;
            B2) 9...a5 10.ba5 (10.b5 cb5 11.Bb5 Nc6 12.0–0+=) 
             10...Qa5 11.0–0 Qb6 12.Qc2+=;
         C) 9.h3 Bh5 10.d4 Nd7 11.Be2 Bf3 12.Bf3+=; 
       8...Nh6 9.d4 Nd7 10.Bd3 (10.de5 Ne5 11.Ne5 fe5 12.Qh5+=; 
       10.Rc1 Nf5 11.d5 cd5 12.Nd5+=) 10...Nf7 11.0–0 Be7 12.Qc2+= 
       8...Ne7 9.d4 Nd7 10.Bd3 (10.de5 Ne5 11.Ne5 fe5 12.Qc2+=; 
       10.Rc1 Nf5 11.d5 cd5 12.Nd5+=; 10.Ne4 Ng6 11.Bd3 Be7 
       12.Nc3=; 10.Be2 Nd5 11.Ne4 Qc7 12.Bd3+=) 
       10...a5 11.b5 Rc8 12.bc6+=) 
    9.d4 Nd7 10.de5 
       (10.Rc1 Bg4 11.Be2 Bf3 12.Bf3+/–; 
       10.Bd3 Bg4 11.Be2 ed4 12.Nd4+/–; 
       10.Be2 a5 11.b5 Rc8 12.de5+/–) 
    10...fe5 11.Ne4 Bg4 
       (11...Qc7 12.Neg5 Bg4 13.Bc4+/–) 
       (12.h3 Bf3 13.Qf3 Qe7+/–) 
       (12...Qe7 13.Rd1+/–) 
    13.Qe6 Qe7 14.Nd6 Kd8 15.Nb7 Kc7 16.Nc5 Bg4 
       (16...Bg7 17.Qe7 Ne7 18.Ne6 Kd6 19.Ng7 Bd5=) 
    17.Na6+– Kb7 18.Qg4 Nh6 
       (18...Ngf6 19.Qc4+–) 
    19.Qe4 Bg7 
    20.b5 Nb8 21.bc6 Nc6 22.Rb1 Rac8 23.Be5 
       (23.Be5 Ka8 24.Bb5 Qd7 25.Bc7 Rc7 26.Nc7 Kb8 27.Bc6 Kc8 28.Bd7 Kd7 
       29.Qd5 Ke7 30.Qe6 Kd8 31.Na6 Bc3 32.Ke2 Be5 33.Rhd1 Bd6 34.Rd6) 
    (17) Cottarelli,Franco (1995) – Cioffi,Luigi
    Open A, Arco, 2005
    1.b4 d6 2.Bb2 Bf5 3.Nf3 h6N 4.g3 
         A) 4...Bg6 
            A1) 5.Bd3 Nc6 (5...a5 6.b5 Nd7 7.Nh4 Bh7 8.Nc3 a4 9.Ba3 Ngf6 
             10.0–0 Ne5 11.Re1 Nd3) 6.a3 Nf6 7.Nc3 a5 8.b5 Ne5 9.0–0 Nd3 
             10.cd3 e6 11.Qc2 Be7;
            A2) 5.Bb5 c6 6.Bd3 a5 7.b5 cb5 8.Bb5 Nc6 9.Nc3 Nf6 10.Qe2 e6 
             11.d4 d5;
            A3) 5.Bc4 Nd7 (5...Nc6 6.b5 Na5 7.Bd3 Nf6 8.Nc3 e5 9.0–0 Be7 
             10.Nh4 Bh5 11.f3 0–0; 5...Nf6 6.e5 Nfd7 7.e6 fe6 8.Be6 Bf7 
             9.Qe2 Nc6 10.0–0 Be6 11.Qe6 Nf6) 6.Nc3 Ngf6 7.0–0 a5 8.b5 a4 
             9.Qe2 a3 10.Bc1 Ne5 11.Re1 e6;
            A4) 5.e5 Nd7 (5...Nc6 6.Bb5 e6 7.Nc3 Nge7 8.0–0 a6 9.Ba4 de5 
             10.Re1 f6 11.Nh4 Bf7; 5...e6 6.ed6 Nc6 7.Na3 cd6 8.Bb5 Nge7 
             9.c4 a6 10.Ba4 Nf5 11.0–0 Qb6) 6.Be2 a5 7.ba5 Ne5 8.Be5 de5 
             9.Ne5 Qd5 10.Nc4 Qg2 11.Bf3 Qh3;
            A5) 5.Nc3 Nf6 (5...a5 6.ba5 Ra5 7.Bc4 Nf6 8.0–0 Nbd7 9.d4 c6 
             10.Bd3 e6 11.Re1 Bh5; 5...Nc6 6.b5 Ne5 7.d4 Nf3 8.Qf3 Qd7 9.Bd3 
             0–0–0 10.0–0 Nf6 11.e5 de5) 6.e5 Ne4 7.ed6 cd6 8.Bd3 Nc3 9.dc3 
             Bd3 10.Qd3 Nc6 11.0–0 e6;
         B) 4...Bd7 5.Nc3 Nf6 (5...a6 6.d4 Nc6 7.d5 Ne5 8.Ne5 de5 9.Bc4 
          Nf6 10.0–0 e6 11.a3 Bd6; 5...Nc6 6.b5 Na5 7.Be2 Nf6 8.0–0 a6 9.ba6 
          ba6 10.Rb1 Bc6 11.e5 Nd5; 5...e6 6.b5 Nf6 7.a4 Be7 8.Bc4 0–0 9.0–0 
          Be8 10.d4 Nbd7 11.a5 Ne4; 5...Qc8 6.b5 Nf6 7.Bc4 Be6 8.Qe2 Bc4 
          9.Qc4 Nbd7 10.0–0 a6 11.a4 e6) 6.b5 a6 7.a4 Bg4 8.h3 Bh5 9.e5 de5 
          10.g4 e4 11.gh5 ef3;
         C) 4...Bh7 
            C1) 5.Bd3 Nf6 (5...Nc6 6.a3 Nf6 7.Qe2 Bg6 8.b5 Ne5 9.Ne5 de5 
             10.Be5 e6 11.Nc3 Bc5; 5...a5 6.b5 Nf6 7.Nc3 Nbd7 8.Qe2 Nc5 
             9.0–0 e6 10.Rac1 Be7 11.Nd4 0–0; 5...Qd7 6.0–0 Nc6 7.a3 Nf6 
             8.b5 Ne5 9.Ne5 de5 10.Re1 Qd6 11.Qf3 Nd7) 6.Nc3 Nc6 7.b5 Nb4 
             8.0–0 a6 9.a4 ab5 10.ab5 Ra1 11.Qa1 d5;
            C2) 5.Bb5 Nd7 (5...c6 6.Bd3 Nf6 7.Nc3 a5 8.b5 Nbd7 9.bc6 bc6 
             10.0–0 Nc5 11.Qe2 Rb8; 5...Nc6 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Qe2 a6 8.Bc6 bc6 
             9.0–0 Qd7 10.a3 a5 11.Rfe1 Bg6) 6.Nc3 a5 7.a3 Ngf6 8.0–0 Ne4 
             9.Ne4 Be4 10.Re1 Bh7 11.Qe2 ab4;
            C3) 5.Bc4 Nc6 (5...Nf6 6.Nc3 Nc6 7.b5 Ne5 8.Ne5 de5 9.0–0 e6 
             10.Qe2 Be7 11.a4 0–0; 5...a5 6.ba5 Ra5 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.0–0 Nc6 
             9.Qe2 Ne5 10.Bb3 Nf3 11.Qf3 e6; 5...Nd7 6.Nc3 Ngf6 7.Qe2 a5 
             8.a3 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1 Ne5 11.0–0 Nc4; 5...Na6 6.a3 Be4 
             7.Nc3 Bh7 8.0–0 Nf6 9.Qe2 d5 10.Ba6 ba6 11.Qa6 Bf5; 5...a6 
             6.0–0 Nc6 7.Re1 Nb4 8.a3 Nc6 9.Nc3 Nf6 10.h3 Bg6 11.d4 Qd7) 
             6.Nc3 Nf6 7.b5 Na5 8.Bd3 e5 9.0–0 Be7 10.Ba3 0–0 11.h3 c5;
            C4) 5.e5 de5 (5...a5 6.ba5 Nd7 7.ed6 ed6 8.Bc4 Qe7 9.Be2 Ngf6 
             10.0–0 Ra5 11.Re1 Be4; 5...e6 6.Nc3 Nd7 7.ed6 Bd6 8.Nb5 Ngf6 
             9.Nd6 cd6 10.Be2 Nd5 11.a3 0–0; 5...Nd7 6.e6 fe6 7.Nd4 Ngf6 
             8.Ne6 Qc8 9.Na3 Nb6 10.Qe2 Kf7 11.Nf8 Rf8) 6.Ne5 Nf6 7.Qf3 Nbd7 
             8.Qb7 Rb8 9.Qa7 Ne5 10.Be5 Rb4 11.Bc7 Qc8;
            C5) 5.Nc3 Nf6 (5...a5 6.b5 Nf6 7.Bd3 Nbd7 8.0–0 Nc5 9.Qe2 e6 
             10.Nd4 Be7 11.f3 Qd7; 5...Na6 6.a3 Nf6 7.Bd3 e6 8.0–0 Be7 9.e5 
             de5 10.Bh7 Nh7 11.Ne5 0–0) 6.Bb5 c6 7.Bd3 a5 8.b5 Nbd7 9.bc6 
             bc6 10.0–0 Nc5 11.Qe2 Rb8;
         D) 4...Be4 5.Nc3 Bg6= (5...Bh7 6.Bc4 Nf6 7.0–0 Nc6 8.b5 Na5 9.Be2 
          e6 10.Bd3 Bd3 11.cd3 a6) 6.Nh4 Bh7 7.Qf3 Nc6 8.Bb5 Qd7 9.0–0 Nf6 
          10.Rac1 a6 11.Bd3 0–0–0; 
         A) 4...Bg6 
            A1) 5.e3 e5 (5...Nf6 6.Bd3 Bd3 7.cd3 e5 8.Nf3 Be7 9.Nc3 0–0 
             10.Qb3 a6 11.0–0 Nc6) 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.a3 Nf6 8.b5 Na5 9.Nc3 Be7 
             10.Be2 0–0 11.0–0 Qd7;
            A2) 5.Na3 Nf6 (5...Nc6 6.e3 Nd4 7.Bd4 e5 8.Bc3 Nf6 9.Bd3 e4 
             10.Be2 Be7 11.0–0 0–0; 5...e5 6.Nf3 Ne7 7.d4 ed4 8.Qd4 Nbc6 
             9.Qd2 a6 10.e3 d5 11.b5 ab5) 6.c3 e5 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.Nc4 Be7 9.e3 
             0–0 10.Be2 Nb6 11.0–0 Nc4;
            A3) 5.f4 e5 (5...Nf6 6.f5 Bh5 7.Nc3 Qd7 8.h3 Nc6 9.Nc6 Qc6 
             10.b5 Qc5 11.g4 Bg4; 5...Nc6 6.b5 Nd4 7.Bd4 a6 8.ba6 ba6 9.Nc3 
             c5 10.Bf2 Rb8 11.e3 Nf6; 5...Qd7 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.e3 Nc6 8.Nc6 bc6 
             9.Bd3 a5 10.Bg6 ab4 11.Bd3 bc3; 5...c5 6.f5 cd4 7.fg6 Nc6 8.b5 
             Qb6 9.gf7 Kf7 10.e4 Nf6 11.Bc4 e6) 6.fe5 de5 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.Ne5 
             Ne5 9.Be5 Nf6 10.c3 Bd6 11.Qa4 Kf8;
            A4) 5.Nc3 e5 (5...Nf6 6.e4 e5 7.Nf5 Nc6 8.b5 Nd4 9.Bd3 Bf5 
             10.ef5 Qd7 11.0–0 Be7) 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Nh4 Bh7 8.e3 Nc6 9.b5 Nb4 
             10.d3 Be7 11.e4 Ng4;
            A5) 5.e4 Nf6 (5...e5 6.Nf5 Nf6 7.Qf3 Nc6 8.Bb5 Bh5 9.Qd3 g6 
             10.Ng3 Bg4 11.0–0 Bg7; 5...Nc6 6.Qf3 Ne5 7.Qf4 c6 8.Nc3 Nf6 
             9.a3 Qb6 10.Na4 Qc7 11.f3 b5) 6.Nc3 e5 7.Nf5 Nc6 8.b5 Nd4 9.Bd3 
             Bf5 10.ef5 d5 11.Ne2 Bc5;
         B) 4...Bh7 
            B1) 5.e3 e5 (5...Nf6 6.Nc3 e5 7.Nb3 Nc6 8.a3 a6 9.Be2 Be7 
             10.d4 ed4 11.ed4 d5) 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.a3 Nf6 8.Nc3 Be7 9.b5 Na5 
             10.Be2 0–0 11.0–0 Qd7;
            B2) 5.Nc3 e5 (5...Nf6 6.e4 e5 7.Nf5 Ne4 8.Qg4 Bf5 9.Qf5 Nc3 
             10.Bc3 Nc6 11.Bc4 d5) 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.a3 Be7 8.e3 0–0 9.Bc4 Nc6 
             10.b5 Na5 11.Be2 Bf5;
            B3) 5.e4 e5 (5...Nf6 6.Nc3 e5 7.Nf5 Nc6 8.b5 Nd4 9.Nd4 ed4 
             10.Nd5 Nd5 11.ed5 Qg5; 5...a5 6.ba5 e5 7.Nf5 Ne7 8.Nc3 Nf5 
             9.ef5 Nc6 10.a6 ba6 11.g4 Be7; 5...Nc6 6.f3 Nd4 7.Bd4 e5 8.Bf2 
             Nf6 9.Nc3 d5 10.Qe2 de4 11.fe4 Qd7) 6.Nf5 Nf6 7.Qf3 Nc6 8.Bb5 
             Bf5 9.Qf5 Qd7 10.Nc3 Qf5 11.ef5 0–0–0;
            B4) 5.f4 e5 (5...Nf6 6.Nc3 e5 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.b5 Nb4 9.Rc1 ef4 
             10.a3 Nbd5 11.Nd5 Nd5; 5...Nd7 6.Nc3 e5 7.Nf3 Ngf6 8.e3 ef4 
             9.ef4 d5 10.Qe2 Be7 11.Qb5 0–0) 6.fe5 de5 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 Nf6 
             9.c4 Qd7 10.Qb3 Be7 11.Nc3 Na6;
            B5) 5.Na3 Nf6 (5...e5 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Nc4 Nc6 8.b5 Nb4 9.d3 a6 
             10.a3 ab5 11.ab4 bc4; 5...Nc6 6.Nc6 bc6 7.e3 Rb8 8.Qf3 Qd7 9.b5 
             d5 10.Rb1 cb5 11.Qg3 Bg6; 5...Nd7 6.g3 Ngf6 7.Bg2 d5 8.c4 e5 
             9.Ndc2 a5 10.cd5 ab4 11.Nc4 Bc5) 6.d3 Nbd7 7.Qd2 e5 8.Nb3 d5 
             9.g3 c6 10.c4 Be7 11.Bg2 0–0;
         C) 4...Bc8 
            C1) 5.e3 Nf6 (5...e5 6.Nb3 Nf6 7.Nc3 Be7 8.b5 0–0 9.Bd3 Be6 
             10.0–0 Nbd7 11.f3 d5) 6.Nc3 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.Bb5 Nc6 9.Na5 Bd7 
             10.Nb7 Qb8 11.Bc6 Bc6;
            C2) 5.e4 e5 (5...Nf6 6.Nc3 e5 7.Nf3 Be7 8.Bc4 Nc6 9.a3 0–0 
             10.0–0 Bd7 11.Qe2 Bg4) 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.b5 Nd4 9.h3 Be7 
             10.Bd3 0–0 11.Nd4 ed4;
            C3) 5.b5 e5 (5...c5 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Nc3 Nbd7 8.e3 Qc7 9.Bd3 c4 
             10.Be2 d5 11.0–0 Nc5; 5...Nf6 6.Nc3 e5 7.Nb3 a6 8.a4 ab5 9.ab5 
             Ra1 10.Qa1 Bf5 11.d3 d5; 5...Nd7 6.Nc3 Ngf6 7.e3 e5 8.Nf3 Be7 
             9.Be2 0–0 10.0–0 Nb6 11.e4 Be6; 5...a6 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.e3 e5 8.Nf3 
             Be7 9.a4 0–0 10.Be2 Bf5 11.0–0 ab5) 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Nc3 Be7 8.e4 a6 
             9.a4 Nbd7 10.ba6 ba6 11.Ba3 Bb7;
            C4) 5.Na3 Nf6 (5...e5 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.b5 Be6 8.e3 Nbd7 9.Nc4 Be7 
             10.Be2 0–0 11.0–0 a6; 5...Na6 6.c3 e5 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.e3 Be7 9.Qa4 
             Bd7 10.Bb5 c6 11.Ba6 ba6; 5...Nc6 6.Nc6 bc6 7.e3 Nf6 8.Nc4 Rb8 
             9.a3 e5 10.Na5 Bd7 11.Ba6 Rb6) 6.Nc4 e5 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.b5 Nb4 9.c3 
             Nbd5 10.Qc2 Be7 11.e4 Nf4;
            C5) 5.Nc3 Nf6 (5...e5 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.e3 Be7 8.Bc4 0–0 9.0–0 Nc6 
             10.b5 Na5 11.Bd3 Be6; 5...Nc6 6.Nc6 bc6 7.e3 Nf6 8.Qf3 d5 9.Be2 
             e5 10.Na4 a5 11.Be5 ab4) 6.e4 e5 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.Bc4 Nb4 9.0–0 Be7 
             10.a3 Nc6 11.h3 0–0;
         D) 4...Bd7 
            D1) 5.b5 c5 6.Nf3 a6 7.a4 ab5 8.ab5 Ra1 9.Ba1 Bb5 10.Nc3 Bc6 
             11.e3 Nf6;
            D2) 5.e4 Nf6 (5...Nc6 6.Nc6 bc6 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.Be2 Rb8 9.Ba3 e5 
             10.0–0 d5 11.f4 Ne4; 5...e5 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.b5 Nd4 9.h3 
             Be7 10.Bc4 0–0 11.0–0 c6; 5...Na6 6.Ba6 ba6 7.Nc3 Qb8 8.Rb1 Nf6 
             9.Qf3 c6 10.0–0 Qb4 11.Qd3 g6) 6.Nc3 e5 7.Nf5 Nc6 8.b5 Nd4 
             9.Bd3 Nf5 10.ef5 d5 11.Qe2 Bd6;
            D3) 5.e3 e5 (5...Nf6 6.Nc3 e5 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 Nc6 9.Nc6 bc6 
             10.Be2 d5 11.b5 Bd6; 5...Nc6 6.Nc6 bc6 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.Rb1 Rb8 9.a3 
             e5 10.Bd3 d5 11.0–0 Bd6) 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Nc3 Be7 8.b5 e4 9.Nd4 0–0 
             10.Bc4 c5 11.Nde2 Be8;
            D4) 5.Na3 Nf6 (5...Na6 6.c3 e5 7.Nb3 Nf6 8.e3 Be7 9.Be2 0–0 
             10.0–0 c6 11.f4 b5; 5...e5 6.Nb3 Nf6 7.g3 d5 8.c3 Bd6 9.c4 0–0 
             10.Bg2 Nc6 11.c5 Be7; 5...Nc6 6.Nc6 bc6 7.Nc4 Nf6 8.e3 Rb8 9.a3 
             g6 10.Bd3 Bg7 11.0–0 0–0) 6.b5 a6 7.e3 ab5 8.Nab5 e5 9.Nf3 Nc6 
             10.Bc4 e4 11.Nfd4 Ne5;
            D5) 5.Nc3 Nc6 (5...Nf6 6.b5 e5 7.Nf3 Be7 8.e4 0–0 9.Bc4 a6 
             10.a4 c6 11.Qe2 ab5; 5...e5 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.b5 a6 8.a4 Be6 9.e3 ab5 
             10.ab5 Nbd7 11.d4 Ra1; 5...Na6 6.a3 Nf6 7.e3 c5 8.bc5 Nc5 9.Bc4 
             Rc8 10.Qe2 e5 11.Nb3 Qb6) 6.Nc6 bc6 7.e3 Nf6 8.Bd3 Rb8 9.Ba3 d5 
             10.Qf3 e6 11.0–0 a5; 
       4.Nc3 Nf6 
         A) 5.b5 Nbd7 (5...a6 6.e3 ab5 7.Bb5 c6 8.Be2 Nbd7 9.0–0 e5 10.d4 
          Be7 11.de5 de5) 6.e3 e5 7.Bd3 Bd3 8.cd3 Be7 9.0–0 0–0 10.Qc2 d5 
          11.Nh4 Nc5;
         B) 5.e4 Ne4 6.Nd4 Nc3 7.dc3 Bd7 8.Bc4 e6 9.0–0 d5 10.Bd3 Nc6 
          11.Nc6 bc6;
         C) 5.Nd4 Bg6 (5...Bh7 6.b5 c5 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.g3 Qa5 9.Bh3 Nb6 
          10.0–0 g5 11.Bg2 Nc4; 5...Bd7 6.b5 a6 7.a4 e5 8.Nf3 Be6 9.e4 ab5 
          10.ab5 Nbd7 11.d4 Be7; 5...Bc8 6.e4 e5 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.b5 Nd4 9.h3 Be7 
          10.Bd3 c5 11.bc6 Nc6) 6.e3 e5 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.b5 Nb4 9.d3 Be7 10.e4 d5 
          11.Ne5 de4;
         D) 5.e3 Nc6 6.b5 Nb4 7.Nd4 Bg4 8.f3 Bd7 9.a3 Nbd5 10.Nd5 Nd5 11.c4 
         A) 5.Bf6 gf6 (5...ef6 6.Nc3 Be6 7.e3 d5 8.Rb1 Bd6 9.Nd4 0–0 10.b5 
          Nd7 11.f4 f5) 6.Bg2 Nc6 7.b5 Na5 8.Nd4 Bd7 9.Nc3 a6 10.a4 ab5 
          11.ab5 e5;
         B) 5.Nc3 Qd7 (5...Nc6 6.a3 e5 7.Bg2 Be7 8.d4 0–0 9.d5 Nb8 10.0–0 
          a5 11.Nh4 Bh7; 5...Qc8 6.Bg2 Nc6 7.b5 Nb4 8.d3 Bh3 9.0–0 a6 10.a3 
          Nbd5 11.Nd5 Nd5; 5...e5 6.b5 a6 7.Bg2 ab5 8.Nh4 Bc8 9.Nb5 c6 
          10.Nc3 Be7 11.0–0 0–0; 5...Na6 6.a3 c5 7.e4 Bg4 8.b5 Nc7 9.h3 Bh5 
          10.Bc4 Qd7 11.g4 Bg6) 6.b5 a6 7.Nd4 ab5 8.Ncb5 Kd8 9.Bg2 Nc6 
          10.Nf5 Qf5 11.a4 h5; 
         A) 5.Bg2 Nf6 6.Bf6 gf6 7.Nc3 Na6 8.a3 c6 9.0–0 Bg4 10.d4 d5 11.Qd3 
         B) 5.e4 Be4 6.Nc3 Bf5 7.Bb5 c6 8.Bc4 Bh3 9.Qe2 Nf6 10.a3 Qg4 
          11.Nh4 Nbd7;
         C) 5.a3 Nf6 (5...Nc6 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Bg2 a6 8.0–0 0–0–0 9.Rb1 Kb8 
          10.d3 e5 11.b5 ab5; 5...a6 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Bg2 Nc6 8.0–0 0–0–0 9.Rb1 
          g5 10.e4 Bg6 11.Nd5 Bg7) 6.Nc3 Nc6 7.Bg2 0–0–0 8.0–0 a6 9.d4 d5 
          10.Na4 e6 11.Nc5 Bc5;
         D) 5.e3 Nc6 (5...Nf6 6.b5 a6 7.Nc3 ab5 8.Bb5 c6 9.Bc4 b5 10.Bb3 
          Na6 11.0–0 Bh3) 6.a3 Nf6 7.Be2 e5 8.b5 Na5 9.Bc3 b6 10.0–0 Be7 
          11.Ba5 ba5;
         E) 5.Nc3 Nf6 (5...Nc6 6.b5 Ne5 7.Ne5 de5 8.e4 Bg4 9.f3 Be6 10.Bd3 
          Qd4 11.Nd5 Qb2) 6.b5 a6 7.Nd4 ab5 8.Ncb5 Kd8 9.Bg2 Nc6 10.Nf5 Qf5 
          11.a4 h5; 
         A) 5.Nc3 Nb4 (5...Nf6 6.a3 e5 7.Bg2 Be7 8.d4 0–0 9.d5 Nb8 10.Nh4 
          Bh7 11.Bh3 a5) 6.Nd4 Bd7 7.a3 Nc6 8.Nf3 Nf6 9.Bg2 g6 10.0–0 Bg7 
          11.d4 0–0;
         B) 5.a3 Nf6 (5...e5 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Bg2 Be7 8.d4 0–0 9.d5 Nb8 10.Nh4 
          Bh7 11.Bh3 a5; 5...a6 6.Bg2 Nf6 7.0–0 Qd7 8.Nc3 0–0–0 9.Rb1 Kb8 
          10.d3 e5 11.b5 ab5; 5...Qd7 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Bg2 a6 8.0–0 0–0–0 9.Rb1 
          Kb8 10.d3 e5 11.b5 ab5; 5...d5 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Bg2 a6 8.Nh4 Bg4 9.0–0 
          Qd6 10.h3 Be6 11.Na4 g5) 6.Nc3 e5 7.Bg2 Be7 8.d4 0–0 9.d5 Nb8 
          10.0–0 a5 11.Nh4 Bh7;
         C) 5.Bg2 Nb4 6.d3 Nf6 7.0–0 c5 8.e4 Bg4 9.Nc3 Nc6 10.Qd2 Qa5 
          11.Qe3 Bf3;
         D) 5.b5 Na5 (5...Ne5 6.Ne5 de5 7.Bg2 Nf6 8.Be5 Ng4 9.Bb2 a6 
          10.Bb7 ab5 11.f3 Nf6; 5...Nb4 6.Nd4 Qc8 7.Bg2 Bh3 8.0–0 Bg2 9.Kg2 
          e5 10.Nf3 Qg4 11.d3 Nd5) 6.d3 Nf6 7.Bg2 a6 8.a4 c6 9.Nc3 Qb6 
          10.0–0 e5 11.e4 Be6) 
    5.Bg2+/– e6 
       (5...Ngf6 6.0–0+= (6.Nd4 Be4 7.Be4 Ne4 8.d3 Nef6 9.0–0 d5 10.Qd2 e5 
       11.Nf5 g6) 6...c6 7.Nc3 Ne5 8.Ne5 de5 9.e4 Bg4 10.f3 Qb6 11.Rf2 Bh5; 
       5...c5 6.b5 Ngf6 7.Nc3 g5 8.0–0 Bg7 9.d3 0–0 10.e3 Qc7 11.Qe2 Be6; 
       5...c6 6.Nc3 Ngf6 7.0–0 Ne5 8.Ne5 de5 9.Na4 a5 10.a3 e6 11.Nc5 Qc7; 
       5...Nb6 6.Nd4 Bc8 7.Nc3 a5 8.ba5 Nc4 9.Bc1 c6 10.0–0 Nf6 11.Nb3 Na5) 
    6.Nd4 Bh7? 
       (better is 6...c6!?+/– 7.Nc3 Ne7 8.a3 Ne5 9.0–0 Nc4 10.Qc1 e5 11.Nf5 Nf5) 
    7.Bb7+– Rb8 
       (7...Ne7 8.Ba8 Qa8 9.0–0+–) 
    8.Nc6 Qg5 9.Nb8 Nb8 
       (9...Qb5 10.Bg2 Qb8 11.a3+–) 
       (10.Nc3 Nf6+–) 
       (10...Nf6 11.c4 Be7 12.Qa4 Nbd7 13.Qa7+–) 
    11.c4 Qd7 
       (11...Nf6 12.Qa4 Nbd7 13.Bf6 gf6 14.Qa7+–) 
       (12.b5 c5+–) 
    12...Nf6 13.0–0 Be7 14.a4 White prepares b5 
       (14.b5 c5+–) 
       (14...Nc6 15.b5 Na5 16.d3+–) 
       (15.b5 Qc8+–) 
       (15...Nc6 16.Ba3 Rb8 17.b5+–) 
    16.b5 d5 17.cd5 
       (17.c5 Qb7+–) 
    17...cd5 18.Rc1 
       (18.Qd2 Qb7+–) 
       (19.Qb3 Qb7+–) 
       (better is 19...Ba3 20.Qd2 Bc1 21.Rc1 Qd6–+) 
    20.Qb3+– Qb7 
       (20...Ba3 21.Qa3 Qb7 22.Qb4+–) 
       (21.Be7 Re7 22.Nd1 Be4+–) 
       (21...Ba3 22.Qa3 Nbd7 23.Rfe1+–) 
       (22.Be7 Re7 23.Ne2 Be4+–) 
    22...Nb6 23.a5 Nc4 24.Qc4! 
       (24.Qc4 dc4 25.Bb7 Bb4 26.b6+–) 
    (18) Cottarelli,Franco – Korchut,Adam
    corr ICCF TT/02/1 ;Inf 06, 2003
    6/2  1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.b5 d5 4.e3 Be6 5.Nf3 c5 6.c4 dc4 7.Qc2 Nd7 
    8.Na3 Nb6 9.Nc4 Ne7 10.Rc1 Nf5 11.Nb6 ab6 12.a4 Ne7 13.Bd3 g6 14.Bc4 Nd5 
    15.Qb3 Qd6 16.0–0 Bh6 
       (16...Bg7 17.d4 ed4 18.ed4+/–) 
    17.d4+/– Ne3?? 
       (better is 17...cd4 18.Rcd1 Rc8 19.ed4 e4+/–) 
       (18.Be6?! Nf1 19.dc5 bc5 20.Rf1 Rd8+–) 
    18...Bc4 19.Rc4 
       (19.ed6 Bb3 20.Rfe1 Kf7 21.fe3 Rhd8–+) 
    19...Qe6 20.fe3 f5 21.Bc1 0–0 
       (21...Rd8 22.e4 Bc1 23.Rfc1+–) 
    22.e4 f4 
       (22...Bc1 23.Rfc1 Kh8 24.Qc3+–) 
    23.Rd1 Rad8 
       (23...Bg7 24.Rd6 Qf7 25.Rb6+–) 
       (24.Rd6 Rd6 25.ed6+–) 
    (19) Cottarelli,Franco – de Visser,Arno
    corr (year?)
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 d5 5.e3 0–0 6.Be2 Re8 7.0–0 c5 8.c3 Ba5 
    9.d4 c4 10.Nfd2 Nc6 11.Bf6 Qf6 
       (worse is 11...gf6 12.e4 de4 13.Bc4=) 
    12.e4 Bc7 
       (12...de4 13.d5 Ne5 14.Qa4+=) 
    13.ed5= Nd4 14.cd4 Qd4 15.Na3 Qe5 16.Nf3 Qe2 17.d6 Bb6 18.d7 Bd7 19.Qd7 
       (19...Rec8 20.Rae1 Qa2 21.Nb5+/–) 
    20.Qb5 c3 21.Qb3 Rc8 22.Rac1 Qb2 23.Rc2 Qb3 24.ab3 
       (24.ab3 Red8 25.Rfc1+/–) 
    (20) Cottarelli,Franco – Scalisi,Salvatore
    corr, 1969
    1.b4 last book move 1...a5 
       (1...e5 2.Bb2+=) 
    2.b5= Nf6 3.Bb2 e6 4.g3 
       (4.Nf3 d5=) 
    4...a4 5.Na3 d5 6.Bg2 Bc5 7.Nf3 Qe7 8.Qc1 e5 9.0–0 h5 
       (9...e4 10.Nd4+=) 
    10.d4 ed4 11.Qg5 
       (better is 11.h4+=) 
       (11...0–0 12.Qc1 Bf5+= (12...Qe2? 13.Re1 d3 14.Re2 de2 15.c4+–)) 
    12.Ba3+/– Qa3 13.Qg7 Qf8 
       (13...Rh7 14.Qf6 Qe7 15.Qe7 Ke7 16.Nd4+/–) 
    14.Qf6 c5 15.bc6! bc6 
       (15...bc6 16.Qe5 Double attack; 
       15...Nc6 16.Nd4 Decoy) 
    16.Nd4 Rh6 17.Qe5 Qe7 18.Qe7 Ke7 19.c4! dc4 20.Rac1 
       (20.Rfc1 Be6+/–) 
    20...Be6 21.Ne6 
       (21.Nc6?! Nc6 22.Bc6 Rc8 23.Ba4 c3+=) 
    21...Re6 22.e3 Nd7 23.Rc4 Ne5 24.Rc5 
       (24.Rh4 a3+/–) 
    25.Rfc1+– Ra6 
       (25...Ra7 26.Be4+– (26.Bc6?! Rc7=)) 
       (26.f4 Nd3 27.Rc6 Rc6 28.Rc6 Ke7 29.Rc3+–) 
    (21) Cottarelli,Franco – Krolik,Zenon
    tt corr, 1990
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.Nf3 Bf5 4.e3 e6 5.b5 Bd6 6.Be2 0–0 7.0–0 c6 
       (7...c5 8.Nh4=) 
       (8.Nh4 Be4+=) 
       (8...Qc7 9.Bf6 gf6 10.Nc3=) 
    9.Nh4 Ng4 
       (9...Be4 10.f3 Ng4 11.fe4 Bh2 (11...Qh4?! 12.h3 Nh2 13.Re1–/+) 12.Kh1 
       Nf2 (12...Qh4?! 13.Bg4 Be5 14.Bh3 Bb2 15.Ra2–+) 13.Rf2 Qh4–+) 
    10.Nf5+= ef5 11.Bg4 fg4 12.Qg4 The mate threat is Qxg7 12...Ne5 13.Qg3 
    Ng6 14.f4 Qd7 15.Na3 Rae8 16.c4 Qf5 17.bc6 bc6 18.cd5 White begins to 
    deal mighty blows 18...cd5 
       (18...Qd5 19.Bd4+/–) 
    19.Nb5+/– Bb8 
       (19...Bb4 20.Nd4 Qd3 21.f5 Bd2 22.fg6 fg6 23.Nf3 Be3 24.Kh1+/–) 
    20.Nd4 Qd7 21.h4 h5 
       (21...f6 22.h5 Ne7 23.h6+/–) 
    22.Qg5+– Qg4 23.Qg4 
       (worse is 23.Qd5 Nh4 24.Rfc1 Rd8+/–) 
    23...hg4 24.Ba3 Ne7 
       (24...Nh4 25.Rab1 Ng6 26.Rb7+–) 
    25.Rab1 Bc7 26.Rb7 
       (26.Rb7 Bd8 27.Ra7+–) 
    (22) Cottarelli,Franco – Wozniak,Andrzej
    corr 3GMM–33, 1997
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Qd6 3.a3 e5 4.Nf3 f6 5.e3 Be6 6.d4 e4 7.Nfd2 Nd7 
       (7...a5 8.b5=) 
       (8.c4 c6=) 
       (8...a5 9.b5=) 
    9.c4+= c6 
       (9...a5 10.Qa4+=) 
    10.Nc3 Be7 11.cd5 
       (11.0–0 0–0+=) 
    11...cd5 12.Nb5 Qb8? 
       (better is 12...Qb6+=) 
    13.Rc1+– Bd8 14.Rc8! Qc8 Theme: Deflection from d6 15.Nd6 Theme: 
    Double Attack 15...Ke7 16.Nc8 Rc8 17.0–0 Bc7 18.Nb3 Rhe8 
       (18...Kf7 19.Nc5 Nc5 20.dc5+–) 
    19.Nc5 White gets the initiative 19...Nc5 20.bc5 
       (20.dc5 Kf8+–) 
       (20...Kf8 21.Qa4 Bb8 22.Qb3+–) 
    21.Qa4 Ra8 22.Rb1 Kf8 23.Bc3 Reb8 
       (23...b6 24.Rc1+–) 
    24.Ba5 Ba5 25.Qa5 b6 26.Qb5 
       (26.Qb4 Kf7 27.c6 Rc8+–) 
    26...Ne7 27.h3 
       (27.Rb2 Kg8+–) 
       (27...Kf7 28.Rf1+– (28.cb6 Rb6 29.Bh5 g6 30.Bg6 hg6–/+)) 
       (28.Qd7 bc5 29.Rb8 Rb8 30.dc5 Be8 31.Qa7 Rb1 32.Kh2 Rb2+–) 
    28...Be8 29.Qa1 b5 
       (29...bc5 30.dc5 Nc6 31.Ba6 Rb1 32.Qb1+–) 
       (30.Bg4 f5 31.Bd1 Kg8+–) 
    30...a6 31.Bg4 
       (31.Bg4 f5 32.Be2+–; 
       31.Rc1 Kg8+–) 
    (23) Cottarelli,Franco – Nielsen
    corr ICCF TT–4–90, 1990
    1.b4 f5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.b5 Be7 5.c4 0–0 6.Nf3 d6 7.d4 b6 8.Nc3 Ne4 
       (8...a6 9.Bd3=) 
       (9.Bd3 Bb7+=) 
    9...Bb7 10.0–0 c5 11.bc6 Nc6 
       (11...Bc6 12.d5 Bf6 
         A) worse is 13.dc6 Bc3 (worse is 13...Nc3 14.Bc3 Bc3 15.Rc1=) 14.Bc3 Nc3–/+;
         B) 13.Nd4 Bd4 14.Qd4+=) 
       (12.d5 Nc3 13.Bc3 ed5 14.cd5 Ne5+=) 
    12...fe4= 13.Nd2 d5 14.Rc1 Bg5 
       (14...Rc8 15.f3=) 
       (15.Qb3 Qd7+=) 
       (15...Rf6 16.Qe2=) 
    16.Qb3+= Na5 17.Qa3 White prepares the advance c5 
       (17.Qc3 Nc4 18.Nc4 dc4+–) 
    17...Qf6 18.f4 Bh6 
       (18...ef3 19.Nf3 Nc4 20.Ng5 Na3 21.Rf6 gf6 22.Be6 Kh8 23.Ba3 fg5 
       24.Bf8 Rf8 25.Rc7+/–) 
    19.Qd6 Rae8 20.c5 Ba6 21.Rf2 Nb7 
       (21...Nc4 22.Nc4 Bc4 23.a3+=) 
    22.Qc6 Na5 23.Qa4 Qh4 24.Bh3 Qd8 25.Nb3 g5 
       (25...Nb3 26.ab3 (26.Qb3?! Qd7+=) 26...Bd3 27.Qa7 bc5 28.dc5+/–) 
    26.Na5 ba5 The passed pawn on c5 quickly leads to threats 27.g3 
       (27.Qc6!? Qc8 28.Qc8 Bc8+–) 
    27...Bd3+/– 28.c6 Qc7 29.Bc3 
       (29.Rc5 gf4 30.gf4 Kh8+/–) 
    29...gf4 30.Ba5 Qg7 
       (30...Qc8!? 31.gf4 Re7+/–) 
       (31.ef4?! Bf4 32.Re1 e5=) 
       (31...Bc4 32.Bb4 (worse is 32.ef4 e3 33.Rfc2 Qd4+/–) 32...Qc7 33.Bf8 fg3 
       34.Rf6 (34.Qe8?! gf2 35.Kh1 Bf8=) 34...Be3 35.Kh1+=) 
    32.Rf8 Rf8 
       (32...Qf8 33.Be6 Kg7 34.Qd7 Re7 35.Qe7 Qe7=) 
       (33.c8Q Be3 34.Kg2 gh2 35.Kh2 Bf4 36.Kh1 Bc1 37.Qc1+–; 
       33.Be6 Kh8 34.c8Q Be3 35.Kg2 gh2 36.Bg4 Bc1–+) 
    (24) Cottarelli,Franco – Hasler,Ulrich
    corr TT ICCF, 2003
    1.b4 c6 2.c4 d5 3.e3 e5 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.Nf3 Qe7 6.cd5 cd5 7.Bb5 Bd7 8.Nc3 Nf6 
       (8...Bb4 9.Nd5 Qc5 10.Qb3 Bb5 11.Rc1+– (11.Nb4?! Nd7+/–)) 
    9.Bd7 Nbd7 
       (worse is 9...Kd7 10.Qb3 d4 11.ed4 ed4 12.Ne2+/–; 
       9...Qd7?! 10.d3+=) 
    10.Nb5 0–0 11.Nd6 Qd6 12.a3 Rfe8 13.d3 Rac8 14.0–0 Rc6 15.Qd2 h6 16.Rac1 
    Rc1 17.Rc1 b6 
    18.b5+= Rd8 19.h3 Ne8 20.Qc3 f6 21.d4 ed4 
       (21...e4 22.Nd2+=) 
    22.Nd4+/– Ne5 23.Nc6 
       (better is 23...Nc6!? 24.bc6 Rc8+=) 
    24.Ne5+– fe5 25.Qe5 Qe5 26.Be5 Re7 27.Bb8 Rb7 28.Rc8 Kf7 29.Kf1 Ke7 
    30.Bg3 Nd6 31.Bd6 Kd6 32.Ke2 Rc7? 
       (better is 32...Re7+–) 
    33.Rc7 Kc7 34.Kd3 Kd6 35.Kd4 Ke6 
       (35...h5 36.f4 Ke6 37.g4+–) 
    36.f4 g6 
    37.g4 Kd6 38.f5 
       (38.f5 gf5 39.gf5+–) 
    (25) Cottarelli,Franco (1840) – Rizzo,Giuseppe (1730)
    Arco ITA, 2011
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.Bb2 d5 6.e3 Be6 7.c4 0–0 8.Qc2 h6 
       (8...Be7 9.a3 Qd7 10.cd5 Qd5 11.d3 Rfd8 12.Nbd2 Qf5 13.Rb1 Rab8 
       14.Be2 Qg6 15.0–0 a6 16.Rfc1 Re8 17.Nb3 Nd7 18.Nfd4 Nd4 19.Nd4 Bh3 
       20.Bf3 Nc5 21.Rd1 Bd7 22.Qc4 Bd6 23.Rd2 Pierred (2205)–Cattoo (2535)/
       Rated game, 3m + 0s 2005/0–1 (64)) 
       (9.Be2 dc4 10.Bc4 Bc4 11.Qc4 Qd5 12.Qd5 Nd5 13.0–0 Be7 14.Nc3 Ncb4 
       15.Nd5 Nd5 16.d4 f5 17.Ne5 Rf6 18.Rfe1 a5 19.a4 Rb6 20.Ba3 Ba3 21.Ra3 
       Nb4 22.Nd3 ½–½ Lychkova,L (1935)–Zaitseva,T (2220)/World Seniors 
       women 2009) 
    9...Be7 10.cd5N 
       (10.c5 Qd7 11.d3 b6 12.cb6 cb6 13.Be2 Rac8 14.Qd1 a6 15.0–0 b5 
       16.Nbd2 Rfe8 17.Rc1 Rc7 18.Nb3 Bf5 19.Qd2 Bg4 20.Qd1 Rec8 21.Re1 Qe8 
       22.h3 Be6 23.Ne5 Ne5 24.Rc7 Rc7 Schrader,A (1875)–Nagel,H (1875)/
       DESC 2002/1–0 (63)) 
    10...Bd5 11.Be2 Re8 12.0–0 Na5 13.Nc3 Nb3 
       (better is 13...Bb3!? 14.Qf5 c5=) 
    14.Nd5+/– Na1? 
       (better is 14...Qd5!? 15.Rab1 Nc5+–) 
    15.Ne7+– Qe7 16.Qd1 Red8 17.Qa1 Ne8 18.a4 f6 19.Rc1 c6 20.a5 Qd7 21.a6 b6 
    22.Qa4 Rac8 23.Nd4 c5 24.Bb5 Qd6 25.Qc4 Kh8 26.Nf3 
       (better is 26.Ne6!? Qd2 27.Nd8 Rd8+–) 
    26...Nc7 27.Ba3 Nb5 28.Qb5 Qd3 29.Qa4 b5 Black plans c4 30.Qa5 b4 
    31.Bb2 Rd6 32.Qa2 
       (32.Rc5?? Qb1 33.Rc1 Rc1 34.Bc1 Qc1 35.Ne1 Qe1) 
    32...Ra6 33.Qf7 c4 34.Qb7 Rcc6 35.Qb4 Rab6 36.Qc3 Rb3 37.Qd3 Rd3 38.Bc3 
    Rd5 39.Ra1 Rb6 40.Nd4 1–0
    (26) Cottarelli,Franco – Richter,Wolfgang
    corr ICCF TT–6–02–3, 2004
    1.b4 c6 2.c4 Nf6 3.Bb2 d5 4.e3 Bg4 5.Qb3 e6 6.h3 Bf5 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.Nc3 Be7 
       (8...a5 9.a3+=) 
       (9.d3 dc4 10.dc4 a5+=) 
    9...ed5 10.Be2 0–0 
       (10...Qb6 11.b5 Nc5 12.Na4 Na4 13.Qa4=) 
       (11.0–0 Qb6+=) 
    11...Bg6 12.0–0 a5 13.a3 ab4 14.ab4 Qb6 15.f4 Bb4 
       (15...Ra1!? 16.Ba1 h6+= (worse is 16...Qb4 17.f5+=)) 
    16.f5+= Bh5 17.g4 Qc7 18.Rf3 
       (18.Qb4 c5 19.Qb5 cd4–+) 
       (18...Ra1 19.Ba1 Ne5 
         A) 20.Qb4? c5 21.Qb3 Nf3 (21...cd4?! 22.Rf4–/+) 22.Nf3 Qg3 23.Kh1 
          Qh3 24.Nh2 Bg4–+ (24...Ng4?! 25.Bg4 Bg4 26.Qd5–+);
         B) 20.Rf4=) 
       (better is 19.Ra8!? Ra8 20.Bc3+=) 
    19...Ra1= 20.Ba1 Ne4 21.Qd1 
         A) worse is 21...Nc3 22.Qc3 Nf6 23.Rf4+/– (worse is 23.gh5 Ne4 24.Qa3 Ng5+=);
         B) 21...Ng5 22.gh5 Nf3 23.Bf3 Nc5=) 
       (21...Ne5!? 22.Rf4 g5 23.Re4 de4 24.gh5 Ra8=) 
    22.gh5+= Nf3 23.Bf3 Qg3 24.Bg2 Ra8 25.h6 gh6 26.Ne2 Qh4 27.Bd4 Ra2 28.Nc1 
    Ra3 29.Qc2 Ra5 30.Nd3 Qg5 
       (30...Qg3 31.Kh1+/–) 
       (31.Bb2 Ra8+/–) 
    31...Rb5 32.Qa3 f6 
       (32...Qf5!? 33.Kh2 Nf8+–) 
    33.Qe7+– Qf5? 
       (33...Qg3 34.Nb2 Ne5 35.Qe8 Kg7+/–) 
    34.Nf4 Nf8 35.Bf3 
       (35.Bf6?! Qd7 36.Qe5 Ng6 37.Qb8 Kf7+–) 
       (35...Rb1 36.Kh2 Re1+–) 
    36.Bg4 Qg7 
       (36...Rb4 37.Qb4 c5 38.Qc5+–) 
       (37.Bf6?! Qe7 38.Be7 Kf7+=; 
       37.Qf6?! Qf6 38.Bf6 Kf7+/–) 
    37...Rb4 38.Bf6 
       (38.Qf6?! Qf6 39.Bf6 Ng6+/–) 
       (38...Qf7 39.Be6 Re4 40.Bf7 Kf7 41.Bh4 Rf4 42.ef4 Nd7 43.Qd7 Kg6 
       44.f5 Kh5 45.Bd8 b5 46.Qe8) 
    39.Bg7 Rg4 40.hg4 Kg7 41.Qe7 
       (41.Qe7 Kg8 42.Qb7+–) 
    (27) Cottarelli,Franco (1950) – Benedetti,Maurizio
    Rivarolo Mantovano Weekend 5th, 2007
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 e6 3.a3 d5 4.Nf3 c5 5.bc5 Bc5 6.e3 Nbd7 7.c4 0–0 8.Nc3 dc4 
       (8...Nb6 9.cd5 Nbd5 10.Nd5 Nd5 11.Qc2 Be7 12.Be2 b6 13.0–0 Bb7 14.d4 
       Rc8 15.Qb3 a6 16.Rfc1 b5 17.Rc8 Qc8 18.a4 b4 19.a5 Qa8 20.Rc1 Rc8 
       21.Rc8 Qc8 22.Ne5 Qc7 23.Bc4 orangutandu–lubiepionki82/kurnik 2013/
       1–0 (39)) 
    9.Bc4 Nb6 10.Be2 Re8N 
       (10...Bd7 11.0–0 Rc8 12.d3 Qe7 13.a4 Nbd5 14.Nd5 Nd5 15.a5 Bb4 16.Qb3 
       Nc3 17.Bc3 Rc3 18.Qb1 Bb5 19.Nd4 Ba6 20.Ra4 Bd6 21.Nb5 Bb5 22.Qb5 Rc5 
       23.Qb1 Qc7 24.Rh4 Ra5 25.d4 Pierred (2210)–ComputerDancer (2495)/
       Rated game, 3m + 0s 2005/0–1 (44)) 
    11.0–0 e5 12.e4 
       (12.Ne5!? Re5 13.d4 Bd4 14.Qd4 Qd4 15.ed4+=) 
    12...Bg4+= 13.d3 Rc8 
       (13...Bf3 14.Bf3 Rc8 15.Rc1+=) 
       (better is 14.Ne5!? Re5 15.Bg4 Ng4 16.Qg4=) 
    14...Bf3–/+ 15.Bf3 Bd4 16.Rc1 Re6 17.Na4 Rc1 18.Bc1 Rc6 19.Nb6 Qb6 
       (worse is 19...ab6 20.Bd2=) 
    20.Bg5 Rc3 21.a4 Ra3 
       (21...h6 22.a5 Qd8 23.Bd2 Rd3 24.Qc2–/+) 
    22.Qc1+= Rc3 23.Qb1 
       (better is 23.Qd1!?=) 
    23...Nd7 24.a5 
       (24.Qb6 Bb6 25.Bd2 Rd3–/+) 
       (24...Bf2!? 25.Kh2 Qb1 26.Rb1 b6–+) 
    25.Rb1–/+ b6 26.Bg4 Nf8 27.ab6 ab6 28.Be2 Ne6 29.Be3 f6 30.Bg4 Ng5?? 
       (better is 30...Nc5+=) 
    31.Bd4+/– ed4 32.f4 
       (32.Rb6?! Rd3 33.f3 Kf8=) 
    32...Nf7 33.Rb6 h5? 
       (better is 33...Kf8!? 34.Be2 Nd8+/–) 
    34.Bh5+– Rd3? 
       (34...Nh8 35.Be2 Ng6+–) 
    35.Rb8 Kh7 36.Bf7 Rc3 
       (36...g5 37.fg5 fg5 38.Kf2+–) 
       (better is 37.f5!? Kh6 38.h4 g5 39.fg6 Kg7+–) 
    37...Kh6 38.Bd5 d3 
    39.Rh8 Kg6 40.h4 Rc1 
       (40...f5 41.e5 Rc1 42.Kh2 Rh1 43.Kh1 d2 44.h5) 
    41.Kh2 f5 42.e5 
       (42.e5 Rh1 43.Kh1 d2 44.h5) 
    (28) Cottarelli,Franco (1970) – Rezzuti,Vincenzo (2075)
    Open Salsomaggiore ITA (5), 2006
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 e6 3.e3 Nf6 4.b5 Nbd7 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.c4 dc4 7.Bc4 0–0 8.0–0 b6 
    9.d4 Bb7 10.Nbd2N Ne4 
         A) 11.Rc1 
            A1) 11...Qe7 12.h3 (12.g3 c5 13.Qc2 a6 14.ba6 Ba6 15.Rfd1 Nd5 
             16.Ne4) 12...c5 13.Qc2 a6 14.ba6 Ba6 15.dc5 Nc5 16.Ng5;
            A2) 11...c5 12.Bd3 (12.Qc2 a6 13.ba6 Ba6 14.Ba6 Ra6 15.Nc4 Bc7 
             16.dc5) 12...a6 13.ba6 Ba6 14.Nc4 Bc4 15.Bc4 Qc7 16.Qd3;
            A3) 11...Rc8 12.bc6 (12.Qb3 Qe7 13.bc6 Bc6 14.Bb5 Bd5 15.Qa4 
             a5 16.Nc4) 12...Bc6 13.Ba6 Rc7 14.Bd3 Qe7 15.Ne5 Bb7 16.Ndc4;
         B) 11.h3 
            B1) 11...Qe7 12.Rc1 (12.bc6 Bc6 13.Ba6 Nb8 14.Bd3 Nbd7 15.e4 
             Ba3 16.Ba3) 12...Rac8 13.Qe2 cb5 14.Bb5 Ne4 15.Ne4 Be4 16.Ba6;
            B2) 11...c5 12.Qc2 (12.Rc1 a6 13.ba6 Ba6 14.Qe2 b5 15.dc5 Nc5 
             16.Bb5) 12...Rc8 13.Rac1 Qe7 14.Rfd1 cd4 15.Bd4 Rfd8 16.Qa4;
            B3) 11...Rc8 12.bc6 (12.Qb3 cb5 13.Qb5 Bc6 14.Qb3 Qe7 15.Ba6 
             Rc7 16.Rac1) 12...Bc6 13.Ba6 Rc7 14.Rc1 Qe7 15.Ne5 Be5 16.de5;
         C) 11.g3 
            C1) 11...c5 12.Qc2 (12.Rc1 a6 13.ba6 Ba6 14.Qc2 b5 15.Be2 g6 
             16.dc5) 12...Rc8 13.Rfd1 cd4 14.Bd4 e5 15.Bb2 e4 16.Ng5;
            C2) 11...Qe7 12.bc6 (12.Rc1 c5 13.Qc2 cd4 14.Bd4 Rfd8 15.Rfe1 
             h6 16.e4) 12...Bc6 13.Rc1 Rac8 14.Ba6 Rc7 15.Nc4 h6 16.Nfe5;
            C3) 11...Rc8 12.bc6 (12.Qb3 cb5 13.Bb5 a6 14.Bd3 b5 15.e4 Qa5 
             16.Rfc1) 12...Bc6 13.Ba6 Rc7 14.Rc1 h6 15.Qe2 Qe7 16.e4;
         D) 11.Qb3 
            D1) 11...Qe7 12.Rac1 (12.bc6 Bc6 13.Rac1 Rfc8 14.h3 Ne4 15.Ne4 
             Be4 16.Nd2) 12...Rac8 13.bc6 Bc6 14.Bb5 Bb5 15.Qb5 Bb4 16.Qa6;
            D2) 11...cb5 12.Qb5 (12.Bb5 a6 13.Bd3 b5 14.a4 Bd5 15.Qd1 Bc6 
             16.ab5) 12...Qe7 13.Rac1 a6 14.Qb3 b5 15.Bd3 Rac8 16.e4;
         E) 11.a4= 
            E1) 11...Qc7 12.bc6 Bc6 13.Rc1 Ng4 14.h3 Nh2 15.Bb5 Nb8 16.Nh2;
            E2) 11...Qe7 12.Bd3 (12.Qc2 Rac8 13.Rfc1 c5 14.a5 cd4 15.Nd4 
             Bb4 16.ab6) 12...c5 13.Nc4 Bc7 14.Nfe5 Ne5 15.de5 Nd5 16.Qg4;
            E3) 11...c5 12.Qc2 (12.Qe2 Rc8 13.Rfd1 cd4 14.Bd4 e5 15.Bb2 
             Qe7 16.a5) 12...Rc8 13.Rac1 Qe7 14.Rfd1 Rfd8 15.h3 h6 16.dc5; 
         A) 11.ba6 Ba6 12.Qc2 (12.Qe2 Bc4 13.Nc4 Ne4 14.Nd6 cd6 15.Nd2 Nd2 
          16.Qd2) 12...Nd5 13.Ba6 Ra6 14.Nc4 f5 15.Nd6 cd6 16.e4;
         B) 11.a4 
            B1) 11...Ng4 12.h3 (12.ba6 Ba6 13.h3 Ngf6 14.a5 ba5 15.Qc2 c5 
             16.Rfd1) 12...ab5 13.ab5 Ra1 14.Qa1 Ngf6 15.Qa7 Qa8 16.Ra1;
            B2) 11...ab5 12.ab5 Ra1 13.Qa1 Ne4 14.Ne4 Be4 15.Nd2 Bb7 16.f4 
         A) 11.h3 
            A1) 11...Qe7 12.Qc2 (12.Rc1 Rfd8 13.Qc2 cd4 14.Bd4 Rac8 
             15.Rfd1 Nc5 16.Qb2) 12...Rac8 13.Rac1 cd4 14.Bd4 e5 15.Bb2 Nc5 
            A2) 11...h6 12.Be2 (12.Qc2 Rc8 13.Rfd1 Qe7 14.Rac1 cd4 15.Nd4 
             Nc5 16.Nc6) 12...a6 13.ba6 Ba6 14.Ba6 Ra6 15.Qe2 Ra4 16.Nc4;
            A3) 11...Qc7 12.Qc2 (12.Qe2 cd4 13.ed4 Bb4 14.Rac1 Qf4 15.Qe3 
             Bd6 16.Ne5) 12...Rfd8 13.Rac1 a6 14.ba6 Ba6 15.Rfd1 Bb7 16.a4;
         B) 11.Qc2 
            B1) 11...cd4 12.Bd4 Qe7 13.Rac1 Rfd8 14.e4 Ba3 15.Rcd1 Nc5 
            B2) 11...Qc7 12.Rac1 (12.h3 Rfd8 13.Rac1 a6 14.ba6 Ba6 15.Ba6 
             Ra6 16.a4) 12...a6 13.ba6 Ba6 14.Rfd1 Bb7 15.e4 cd4 16.Bd4;
            B3) 11...Rc8 12.Rac1 Qe7 13.Rfd1 Rfd8 14.Qa4 cd4 15.Bd4 Rc7 
         C) 11.Rc1 
            C1) 11...Qe7 12.Qe2 (12.Be2 a6 13.ba6 Ba6 14.Nc4 Ne4 15.Qc2 f5 
             16.Rfd1) 12...Rac8 13.Rfd1 Rfd8 14.e4 Bc7 15.e5 Nd5 16.Ne4;
            C2) 11...Rc8 12.Be2 (12.Bd3 cd4 13.Rc8 Qc8 14.Nc4 Qc7 15.Nd6 
             Qd6 16.Nd4) 12...cd4 13.Nc4 Bf3 14.gf3 Bc5 15.Bd4 Qe7 16.Bb2;
            C3) 11...a6 12.ba6 (12.a4 ab5 13.Bb5 Qc7 14.dc5 bc5 15.Nc4 Be7 
             16.Nfe5) 12...Ba6 13.Ba6 Ra6 14.a4 Qc7 15.Nc4 Be7 16.Qc2;
         D) 11.bc6 Bc6 12.Bd3 (12.Qb3 Qe7 13.Rac1 Rac8 14.Bb5 Bd5 15.Qa4 
          a5 16.Ne5) 12...b5 13.a4 b4 14.e4 Be7 15.Qe2 Rc8 16.Rfc1; 
         A) 11.Ne5 a6 12.ba6 (12.Nc6 Qc8 13.a4 ab5 14.ab5 Ra1 15.Qa1 Qa8 
          16.Qa8) 12...Ba6 13.Nc6 Qc8 14.Qc2 Qb7 15.Ba6 Ra6 16.Ne4;
         B) 11.Qa4 
            B1) 11...Qc8 12.Bd3 (12.Qc2 c6 13.Qd3 a6 14.a4 ab5 15.ab5 Ra1 
             16.Ra1) 12...a6 13.ba6 Ba6 14.Nc4 Nd5 15.Qb3 Bc4 16.Qc4;
            B2) 11...a6 12.ba6 Ba6 13.Ba6 Nb8 14.e4 Bf4 15.Qc4 Na6 16.a4;
         C) 11.Qe2 Ne4 (11...Re8 12.Ne5 Qc8 13.a4 a6 14.Ndf3 a5 15.Nc6 Nb8 
          16.Nb8; 11...Qe7 12.Ne5 Nd5 13.Ne4 Ne5 14.de5 Ba3 15.Ba3 Qa3 
          16.Rfd1) 12.Bd3 (12.Ne4 Be4 13.Ne5 Ne5 14.de5 Bc5 15.f3 Bb7 
          16.Rad1) 12...Ndf6 13.Nc4 Qe7 14.Rac1 Bd5 15.Nfe5 Bb4 16.f3; 
         A) 11.Qa4 
            A1) 11...Rfc8 12.Bd3 (12.Be2 c6 13.Rac1 cb5 14.Qb5 a6 15.Qd3 
             h6 16.h3) 12...c6 13.Rac1 cb5 14.Qb5 a6 15.Qg5 h6 16.Rc8;
            A2) 11...Ne4 12.Ne4 (12.Bd3 Nd2 13.Nd2 Qg5 14.g3 Nf6 15.Ba3 
             Ng4 16.Bd6) 12...Be4 13.Nd2 Bb7 14.f4 Nf6 15.Nf3 Nd5 16.Rfe1;
            A3) 11...e5 12.Be2 (12.g3 e4 13.Nh4 g6 14.Be2 Nd5 15.Nc4 a6 
             16.Nd6) 12...ed4 13.Nd4 Nc5 14.Qc2 g6 15.Rad1 a6 16.Nc6;
         B) 11.Ne5 
            B1) 11...Nd5 12.Nc6 (12.e4 Nf4 13.Qg4 Be5 14.de5 Qb4 15.Rab1 
             Qd2 16.Rfd1) 12...Qg5 13.Ne4 Bh2 14.Kh2 Qh4 15.Kg1 Qe4 16.Bd3;
            B2) 11...Bb4 12.Bd3 (12.Qe2 Ne5 13.de5 Nd5 14.Ne4 c6 15.a3 Bc5 
             16.Nc5) 12...Ne5 13.de5 Nd5 14.a3 Bc5 15.Qe2 Rfd8 16.Ne4;
            B3) 11...a6 12.ba6 Ba6 13.Nc6 Qe8 14.Ba6 Ra6 15.Nc4 Qa8 16.N6e5 
         C) 11.Qc2 a6 (11...h6 12.e4 e5 13.Rfe1 Kh8 14.Nh4 ed4 15.Nf5 Qe5 
          16.Nf3) 12.a4 (12.ba6 Ba6 13.e4 e5 14.Rfe1 Bb7 15.Bb5 c6 16.Bc6) 
          12...h6 13.ba6 Ba6 14.a5 b5 15.Bd3 Nd5 16.Be2;
         D) 11.Qe2 e5 (11...c6 12.bc6 Bc6 13.Ba6 Ba3 14.Ba3 Qa3 15.Rfc1 
          Qa4 16.h3; 11...c5 12.bc6 Bc6 13.Ba6 Nd5 14.Rac1 Nb4 15.Bc4 Rac8 
          16.e4) 12.e4 (12.g3 e4 13.Nh4 g6 14.f3 ef3 15.Nhf3 Rae8 16.Rae1) 
          12...Rae8 13.d5 Nc5 14.a4 h6 15.a5 Ra8 16.h3) 
       (11.Ne4 Be4 12.Rc1 (12.Bd3 f5 13.Bc4 Qe7 14.Qb3 Rfe8 15.Rac1 Rac8 
       16.Ne1) 12...a6 (12...Qf6 13.Bd3 Qf5 14.Be4 Qe4 15.Qe2 Nf6 16.Ne5) 
       13.ba6 c6+= (13...h6 14.Nd2 Bg6 15.Qa4 Ra7 16.Bb5) 14.Nd2 Bd5 15.Bd3 
       f5 16.a4) 
       (11...Nd2 12.Qd2 (12.Nd2 a6 13.ba6 Ba6 14.Ba6 Ra6 15.Nc4 Nf6 16.Qb3)
        12...Nf6 13.Qc2 a6 14.a4 h6 15.Ne5 Be4 16.Qc4; 
       11...Ndf6 12.Ne4 (12.Qc2 Nd2 13.Nd2 a6 14.a4 h6 15.f4 Bb4 16.Nc4) 
       12...Ne4 13.Qc2 f6 14.h3 Bd5 15.Rad1 Rc8 16.Bd3) 
       (12.Ne4 Be4 13.Nd2 Bb7 14.Nc4 Qg5 15.g3 Be7 16.a4) 
       (12...Bd5 13.Rc1 Rfc8 14.Qc2 c6 15.Nd6 Nd6 16.bc6) 
       (13.Rc1 Be7 14.h3 Rfd8 15.Qc2 a6 16.Nce5) 
    13...cd6 14.Rc1 Rac8 
       (14...Ndf6 15.a3+= (15.Rc7 Bd5 16.Qc2) 15...Rfc8 16.Rc8) 
       (15.Qa4 Ng5 (15...Qh5 16.Qa7) 16.Rc8+/– 1.17 (16.Nd2 Qg6+/–)) 
    15...Ndf6= 16.Rc8 
    16...Rc8 17.Rc1 Rc1 18.Bc1 Qg6 
       (18...Ng5!? 19.Qc2 Ne8+=) 
    19.Ne1 Qf5 
       (better is 19...Nd5!? 20.Qa3 Bc8+/–) 
    20.f3+– Ng4 
       (20...Ng5 21.h4 Nge4 22.fe4 Ne4 23.Nf3+–) 
    21.Qc2 h5 
       (21...h6 22.Qc7 Bd5 23.Bd3+–) 
    22.Bd3 Qg6 
       (22...Ngf2 23.Qf2! Nf2 24.Bf5 ef5 25.Kf2+–) 
       (23.fe4!? e5 24.d5 f6+–) 
    23...Qg4 24.Qe2 
       (better is 24.Nf3!? Bd5+–) 
    24...Qe2 25.Be2 Nc3 
       (25...Bd5 26.a3+–) 
       (26.Bh5 Nb5 27.Bd2 Kf8+–) 
       (26...Ne2 27.Ke2 Bd5 28.Kd3 Ba2 29.Nf3+–) 
    27.Ba3 d5 28.Bh5 
       (28.Bb2!? g6+–) 
    28...Nc3+/– 29.Be2 Bc8 30.Bd6 
       (30.Bd3 Bd7+/–) 
       (better is 30...Bd7!?+/–) 
    31.Ke2+– Bd7 32.Bb8 Bb5 33.Kd2 a5 34.Ba7 a4 35.Bb6 a3 
       (35...Bc4 36.Kc3 a3 37.Nc2+–) 
       (better is 36.Kc3!?+–) 
    36...a2 37.Bc3 
       (better is 37.Nc2+–) 
       (37...Bc4 38.Nd3 f6 39.Nb4+–) 
       (38.Kc2 Bc4+–) 
       (38...Bd3 39.Kd3 Kg6 40.Kc2+–) 
    39.Ne5 Kf6 40.Kc2 Ke7 41.Kb2 f6 42.Bb4 Ke8 43.Nf3 1–0
    (29) Cottarelli,Franco – Cane,Luisito
    Italy Masters Ch–1, 1985
    1.b4 b5 
       (1...e5!? 2.Bb2 Nf6+=) 
    2.a4= ba4 3.Bb2 e6 4.e3 Nf6 
       (4...Bb4?? 5.Bg7 Nf6 6.Bh8+–) 
    5.b5 Be7 6.Qf3 d5 7.c4 Bb7 8.Nc3 Qc8 9.Qg3 
       (9.Ra4? d4 10.Qg3 dc3 11.Bc3 0–0–+) 
    9...0–0 10.Nf3 Bd6 11.Qh4 Nbd7 12.Na4 dc4 13.Bc4 Be4 14.Be2 Qb7 15.Nc3 
    Bg6 16.0–0 e5 17.d4 e4 18.Nd2 Rae8 
    19.Nc4+/– Bb4 20.Na5 Qb6 
       (20...Ba5!? 21.Ra5 c5+/–) 
    21.Nc6+– Bc3 22.Bc3 Nd5 23.Bb2 Nb8 24.Ba3 Nc6 25.Bc5 Nd4 26.ed4 
       (worse is 26.Bd4 Qd6+/–) 
    26...Qb8 27.Bf8 Kf8 28.Qg5 f5 29.Qc1 Nb6 
       (29...Qb6 30.Rd1 e3 31.fe3 Ne3 32.Rd2+–) 
       (30.Qc5 Re7+–) 
    30...Re7 31.Qa7 Qd8 32.Rfd1 f4 33.Ra3 Rd7 34.Rc3 Kg8 35.Rc6 f3 36.gf3 Qg5 
    37.Kh1 ef3 38.Bf3 Bh5 39.Qa2 Rf7 40.Bh5 Qh5 41.Qb3 Kh8 42.Rc5 Qg6 
       (42...Qe2 43.Qd3 (43.Qf7?! Qd1 44.Kg2 Qg4 45.Kf1 Qd1 46.Kg2 Qg4 
       47.Kh1 Qd1 48.Kg2=) 43...Qe8 44.Re5+–) 
       (43.Re1 Rf8 44.Rc7 Qf6+–) 
    43...h6 44.Rdc1 Qd6 45.Re5 Nd5 
    46.Qb3 Rd7 
       (46...Rf2 47.Qd5 Qf8+–) 
    47.Re8 Kh7 48.Qd3 g6 49.Rc6 
       (49.Rc6 Qc6 50.bc6+–) 
    (30) Cottarelli,Franco – Steinmann,Joachim
    corr 3GMM–30, 1996
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5= Nf6 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.Bb2 d5 6.e3 0–0 7.Be2 Re8 8.0–0 
    Bf5 9.c4 a6 
       (9...dc4 10.Bc4 Na5 11.Be2+=) 
    10.d4 dc4 11.Bc4 b5 
       (11...Qe7 12.Nc3+=) 
    12.Bd3 Bd3 13.Qd3 Bd6 
       (13...Qd5 14.Nc3 Bc3 15.Qc3=) 
       (14.Rc1 Nb4 15.Qb3 Nbd5+=) 
    14...Nb4+= 15.Qb3 a5 16.a4 
       (16.Rfc1 Qe7=) 
       (16...Rb8 17.ab5 Rb5 18.Qc4=) 
    17.Rfd1 Nd7 
       (17...Rb8 18.ab5 cb5 19.Ba3+=) 
    18.ab5= cb5 19.Ba3 
       (19.e4 a4 20.Qc3 Qc7=) 
       (19...a4 20.Qb2 Qe7 21.Rab1=) 
    20.e4 Qe6 21.Qe6 
       (21.d5!? Qf6 22.Qb1=) 
    21...fe6+= 22.Nf1 
       (22.Kf1 a4+=) 
       (22...Kf7 23.Bb4 Bb4 24.Rdb1+=) 
       (better is 23.Bb4 Bb4 24.Rdb1+=) 
       (better is 23...Nf6 24.Ng3 Rec8+=) 
    24.Bf8+/– Rf8 25.Rb2 
       (better is 25.Ng5+=) 
    25...Nc3–/+ 26.Rd3 
       (26.Rc1 b4 (worse is 26...Ne4 27.Rb5 Nd6 28.Rb3+=) 27.Ng3 Rfb8–/+) 
    26...b4 27.Ng3 Rfc8 28.Kf1 a4 
       (28...a4 29.Rb4 a3=) 
    Line =
    (31) Cottarelli,Franco (2070) – Petrelli,Carmelo (2150)
    WS/M/185 ICCF, 2008
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 0–0 5.e3 Nc6 6.Bb2 d5 7.Be2 Bf5 8.0–0 
    a6 9.d3 Re8 10.Nbd2 Be7N 
       (10...Nd7 11.d4 Bg4 12.c3 Bd6 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4 Nf6 15.Nd6 Qd6 16.Rc1 
       Rad8 17.a3 Ne7 18.Ne5 Be2 19.Qe2 c6 20.e4 Nd7 21.Nc4 Qf4 22.f3 Nf8 
       23.Rfd1 Nfg6 24.Qd2 c5 25.d5 Mehlhorn,U–Block,W/BFO–070 2000/1–0 (43)
       10...Na5 11.Nb3 Nb3 12.ab3 c6 13.Nd4 Bd7 14.c4 Qe7 15.Bf3 dc4 16.bc4 
       Bd6 17.Nb3 Bc7 18.g3 Rab8 19.Re1 Bh3 20.e4 c5 21.Ba3 Nd7 22.d4 b6 
       23.e5 Bf5 24.Bc6 Qg5 25.f4 pierre (2175)–WarrenW (2085)/ 2008/1–0 (42); 
       10...Qe7 11.Rb1 b5 12.Rc1 Bd6 13.c4 dc4 14.dc4 bc4 15.Nc4 Nb4 16.a3 
       Nbd5 17.Nd4 Be6 18.Bf3 c5 19.Ne6 fe6 20.Bf6 gf6 21.Bd5 ed5 22.Qd5 Kg7 
       23.Qd6 Qe4 24.Qg3 Kh8 25.Nd6 bratek55–calinchic (1690)/kurnik 2011/
       1–0 (31); 
       10...b6 11.a3 Bc5 12.c4 dc4 13.Nc4 b5 14.Ncd2 10...b6; 
       10...Qe7 11.c3 Ba3 12.Ba3 Qa3 13.Nb3+=) 
       (11.c4 dc4 12.Nc4 b5=) 
       (11...Qd7 12.c4 Bb4 13.Bf6 dc4 14.Nc4 gf6 15.Nh4=) 
       (12.h3 h6=) 
    12...b5+= 13.ab5 ½–½
    (32) Cottarelli – Fernandez Fornes,Juan Alberto
    Grund Malyszko Memorial–3 sf–01, 1999
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 0–0 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 d5 7.cd5 cd5 8.0–0 Qb6 
       (8...Bg4 9.h3 Bf3 10.Bf3 Qb6 11.Qa4 Na6 12.a3 Nc5 13.Qd1 Ncd7 ½–1/
       2 Redolfi,R (2515)–Engel,K (2465)/corr ICCF John F Cleeve Memorial 
       (9.a3 a5 10.Bd4 Qd8 11.b5 Nbd7 12.Qb3 Re8 13.Ne5 Ng4 14.f4 Nde5 
       15.fe5 Ne5 16.Kh1 e6 17.Nc3 Nc4 18.Bg7 Kg7 19.Ne4 f5 20.Qc3 e5 21.Nc5 
       Qd6 22.Nd3 Be6 23.Nb2 Rec8 Giardelli,S–Real de Azua,E/Villa Martelli 
       ARG 2013/0–1 (38)) 
       (9...a5 10.ba5 Qa5 11.Nc3 Na6 12.Ba3 Re8 13.Rac1 e5 14.d3 d4 15.Nb5 
       Be6 16.Qb2 Nd7 17.Bd6 Qa2 18.Qa2 Ba2 19.Nc7 Nc7 20.Rc7 Rad8 21.Nd2 Nf6 
       22.Bb4 Bd5 23.Bd5 Nd5 24.Rb7 Kapral,K (2155)–Sari,S (2030)/22nd 
       ch–NATO 2011/1–0 (64)) 
    10.b5 Na5 11.Qb4 Nc6 12.Qa4 Bf5 13.Nc3 
       (worse is 13.bc6 Qb2 14.cb7 
         A) worse is 14...Qa1 
            A1) 15.ba8B?! Bb1 (worse is 15...Ra8 16.Qb3 Ne4 17.Qb7+–) 16.Bd5 
            A2) 15.ba8Q?! Ra8 16.Qb3 Ne4+/–;
            A3) 15.ba8R Ra8 16.Qb3+/–;
         B) 14...Qb7+=) 
    (33) Cottarelli,Franco – Kalinovsky,Peter V
    corr olm8 qual GP3 B4, 1973
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 Bf5 4.f4 e6 5.b5 c5 6.Nf3 Bd6 7.Be2 Nbd7 8.0–0 0–0 
    9.Na3 c4 10.Nd4 Qa5 11.Nb1 h6 
       (11...Bg6 12.a4=) 
    12.Nf5 ef5 13.Nc3 Ba3 14.Qc1 Bb2 15.Qb2 Nc5 16.a4 Nce4 17.Ne4 fe4 ½–½
    (34) Vieito Soria,Luis M (1975) – Cottarelli,Franco (2215)
    corr ICCF TT 6–02–1, 2002
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.c4 
       (4.a3 Be7+=) 
    4...0–0 5.e3 d5 6.cd5 Nd5 7.Nf3 
       (7.Nc3 Bc3 8.Bc3 Nc6+=) 
    7...Re8 8.Bb2 Nf4 9.a3 Bd6 10.Qc2 Nc6 11.Nc3 Bg4 12.0–0–0 
       (12.Ne4 Bf5 13.Qc3 Bf8+=) 
    12...Ng6 13.d4 Qe7 14.Nd5 Qf8 15.Rd2 Na5 16.Qc3 
       (16.Nc7? Bc7 17.Kd1 Rac8–+) 
    16...b6 17.Ne1?? 
       (better is 17.Kd1+=) 
       (better is 17...Be6!? 18.Nb4 Nb3 19.Kd1 Nd2 20.Qd2 Bb3 21.Nbc2 Ba3–+) 
    18.Nb4 Bf4 
       (better is 18...c5 19.dc5 Rac8–+) 
       (19.Ba6!? Bg5 20.Ned3–/+ (20.Nc6? Nc6 21.d5 Na5–+)) 
    (35) Skaug,Thorbjorn – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF TT–4–90, 1990
    1.b4 e5+= 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nc3 c6 5.e3 0–0 6.Bd3 
       (6.Qf3 Be7=) 
    6...d5 7.a3 Be7 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.Bg3 Nc5 10.0–0 
       (10.Be2 Nfe4 11.Ne4 de4+=) 
    10...Nd3–/+ 11.cd3 Nh5 12.Ne2 
       (12.Be5 f6 13.Bg3 Ng3 14.fg3 Bf5–/+) 
    12...Bg4 13.Ne5 Ng3 14.hg3 
       (14.fg3 Be2 15.Qe2 Bd6–/+) 
    14...Be2 15.Qe2 Bf6 
       (15...Bd6 16.Nf3–/+) 
    16.d4 g6 
       (16...Qe7 17.Nf3–/+) 
    17.f4 Re8 
       (17...Be7 18.f5+=) 
    18.g4 Bg7 19.g5 Qe7 ½–½
    (36) Cottarelli,Franco – Skaug,Thorbjoern
    corr ICCF TT–4–90, 1990
    1.b4 c5 2.bc5 e5 3.Bb2 Nc6 4.Nf3 Bc5 5.e3 Qe7 6.Bc4 
       (6.Bb5 Bd6 (6...d6 7.d4 ed4 8.0–0 Kf8 9.ed4 Bb6 10.d5 a6 11.Ba4 Ne5 
       12.Ne5 de5 13.Ba3 Bc5 14.d6 Qg5 15.Bc5 e4 16.d7 Ne7 17.d8Q 1–0 
       acidtest–mrdoop/net– 2010) 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.e4 0–0 9.0–0 Bc5 
       10.Re1 Nd4 11.Bc4 d6 12.Nd5 Nd5 13.Bd5 Nf3 14.Qf3 Be6 15.Rab1 Rac8 
       16.c4 b6 17.Bc3 Qh4 18.d3 Bd5 19.ed5 f5 20.Rb2 Rf6 pcmvr 
       (2810)–acidtest/net– 2010/½–½ (54); 
       6.Bd3 Nf6 7.Nc3 e4 8.Nb5 d5 9.Bf6 gf6 10.Nc3 ed3 11.Nd5 dc2 12.Qc2 Nb4 
       13.Nb4 Bb4 14.Rb1 a5 15.0–0 Bg4 16.Nd4 Rc8 17.Qd3 Kf8 18.Rfc1 Rc1 
       19.Rc1 Kg7 20.Qf5 Bf5 Fehr,W–Skaug,T/corr ICCF TT–4–90 1990/(Fritz 6 
       (2s))/0–1 (35)) 
    6...Nf6 7.Nc3N 
       (7.0–0 e4 8.Ng5 d5 9.d4 Bd6 10.Bb5 Bh2 11.Kh1 Bb8 12.f3 Qc7 13.f4 h6 
       14.Nh3 g5 15.fg5 Qh2 0–1 wlittle (1915)–epiglotis (2310)/
       net– 2001) 
    7...e4 8.Ng5 0–0 9.Nh3 d6 10.Nf4 Bg4 
       (10...Be6 11.Be2+=) 
       (11.Ncd5 Nd5 12.Qg4+= (worse is 12.Nd5 Qg5 13.h4 Qf5+=)) 
    11...Rac8 12.Ncd5 Nd5 13.Nd5 Qg5 14.Bc3 
       (14.Nf4 Ne7+=) 
       (14...Be6!? 15.h4 Qg2–+) 
    15.Bb3 b4 16.Bb2 a6 17.Nf4 Bd4 18.Bd4 Nd4 19.Qb2 Nb3 20.ab3 ½–½
    (37) Cottarelli,Franco (2140) – Pitkaenen,Juhani (2210)
    WS/M1 ICCF, 2007
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 0–0 5.e3 d5 6.Be2 Nc6 7.Bb2 Bf5 8.0–0 
    h6 9.a3 
       (9.d4 Qe7 10.c4 dc4 11.Bc4 Rfd8 12.h3 a6 13.a3 b5 14.Ba2 Bd6 15.Nbd2 
       b4 16.Nc4 Be6 17.Nd6 Ba2 18.Nf5 Qe6 19.Qc2 Bb3 20.Qc6 Qf5 21.ab4 Bd5 
       22.Qc7 Rdc8 23.Qe5 Qg6 Sokac,M (1810)–Ivekovic,B (2205)/Topusko CRO, 
       Ch U17 (b) 2011/½–½ (58)) 
    9...Be7 10.d4N 
       (10.Nc3 a6 11.d4 Qd6 12.Bd3 Ne4 13.Nd2 Nc3 14.Bc3 Qg6 15.Bf5 Qf5 
       16.Re1 Rfe8 17.e4 de4 18.Ne4 Rad8 19.Qb1 Bh4 20.Nd2 Bf2 0–1 
       Neumann,F (1650)–Kraft,D (2460)/RS–Pyramide 2009; 
       10.d3 b5 11.Nbd2 Rb8 12.Nb3 Re8 13.a4 b4 14.Rc1 Bd6 15.c4 bc3 16.Bc3 
       Bd7 17.Na5 Na5 18.Ba5 Rb2 19.Bc3 Rb7 20.Qc2 Qe7 21.Bd4 Reb8 22.a5 a6 
       23.Qa2 c5 24.Bc3 Bf5 Porkolab,S (2095)–Djuric,M (2220)/IECC 2006/0–1 
       10.c4 dc4 11.Bc4 Bd3 12.Bd3 Qd3 13.Ne1 Qa6 14.d4 Na5 15.Qd3 Nc4 16.Bc1 
       c5 17.dc5 Rfd8 18.Qf5 Rac8 19.Nc2 Rc5 20.Qd3 Rd3 21.Nb4 Qd6 22.Nd3 Qd3 
       23.a4 Ne4 24.g3 Ng3 Neumann,F (1635)–Staats,C (2305)/RSS7E 
       schnell–61 2010/0–1) 
       (10...Qd6 11.c4=) 
    11.c4 dc4 12.Bc4 Bd6 13.Nc3 a6 14.Rc1 b5 15.Ba2 Qd7 16.Ne2 Rad8 
       (16...Bg4 17.Ng3=) 
       (17.d5!? Ne7 18.Bf6 gf6 19.Qb3=) 
    17...Bg3+= 18.hg3 Be6 19.Be6 Re6 
       (worse is 19...fe6 20.Qc2 Ne7 21.Qc7+/–; 
       19...Qe6?! 20.Qc2 Nb8 21.Qc7=) 
    20.Qc2 ½–½
    (38) Cottarelli,Franco (1950) – Boni,Gianni (1730)
    Rivarolo Mantovano Weekend 5th, 2007
    1.b4 b6 2.c4 Bb7 3.Bb2 e6 4.e3 Nf6 5.a3 d6N 
       (5...g6 6.f4 Bg7 7.Nf3 d5 8.Be2 0–0 9.0–0 dc4 10.Bc4 a5 11.b5 Nbd7 
       12.Qe2 Ne8 13.Bg7 Kg7 14.Ng5 Qf6 15.Nc3 Nd6 16.Ba2 h6 17.Nf3 Ne4 
       18.Rac1 c5 19.bc6 Bc6 20.Nd4 Valles,A–Navarro,A/AU2EQ11 JAQUE–P.FRAG 
       1993/1–0 (33); 
       5...c5 6.bc5 (6.b5 Be7 7.Nf3 0–0 8.d4 d5 9.Nbd2 dc4 10.Bc4 h6 11.0–0 
       Kh8 12.Qb3 Nbd7 13.Rfe1 Rc8 14.Rac1 Nd5 15.e4 Nf4 16.g3 Nh3 17.Kg2 Ng5 
       18.Ng5 Bg5 19.f4 Be7 20.d5 ed5 karoo54–lican/kurnik 2012/1–0) 
       6...bc5 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.Nf3 Be7 9.Be2 0–0 10.0–0 d5 11.cd5 ed5 12.Qc2 Rc8 
       13.Rab1 d4 14.Ne4 Ne4 15.Qe4 Ba8 16.Bd3 g6 17.Qf4 de3 18.Qe3 Nd4 
       19.Nd4 cd4 20.Qg3 michaelbuss (2615)–Benjap (2625)/ 
       2003/½–½ (47); 
       5...Nc6 6.Nf3 Qe7 7.d4 0–0–0 8.Be2 d5 9.cd5 Rd5 10.Nc3 Rd8 11.Rc1 Kb8 
       12.Qb3 Rc8 13.Na2 Ne4 14.Bd3 f5 15.Be4 fe4 16.Nd2 Qh4 17.g3 Qg4 18.a4 
       a5 19.b5 Na7 20.Nc3 vihavald–kristoferus (1625)/kurnik 2013/1–0 (38)
       5...d5 6.cd5 Nd5 7.Nf3 c5 8.bc5 bc5 9.Be2 Qb6 10.Qc2 Nd7 11.0–0 Rc8 
       12.Nc3 Nc3 13.Bc3 f6 14.Rfb1 Qc7 15.g3 Bd6 16.Qb2 Rb8 17.Qa2 Bd5 
       18.Bc4 Nb6 19.Bd5 ed5 20.d4 vihavald–ny2012/kurnik 2012/0–1 (63)) 
    6.Nf3 Nbd7 7.Be2 Be7 8.Nc3 0–0 9.0–0 a6 10.Rc1 c5 11.d3 Qc7 12.Nd2 Rac8 
    13.Re1 Rfd8 14.f4 Bf8 15.Bf3 g6 16.Bb7 Qb7 17.Nce4 Ne4 18.Ne4 Qc6 19.Qg4 
       (19.Qd2 d5 20.cd5 Qd5 21.bc5 Bc5 22.Nc5 
         A) worse is 22...Nc5 23.Qc3 e5 24.Red1+/– (worse is 24.Qe5 Qe5 25.Be5 Nd3 26.Rc8 
         B) 22...Rc5+=) 
    19...Bg7 20.Bg7 Kg7 21.Qh4 d5 22.cd5 ed5 23.Ng3 Qf6 ½–½
    (39) Cottarelli,Franco (2105) – Baeckstroem,Mikael (2255)
    WSTT/3/06/Semifinal ;Inf 03, 2008
    3  1.b4 c6 2.c4 d5 3.e3 e5 4.Bb2 Bb4 5.Be5 Nf6 6.cd5 0–0N 7.dc6 
       (7.Qf3 Ng4 8.Bc3 Bd6=) 
    7...Nc6 8.Bc3 Qe7 
       (8...Be6 9.Nf3=) 
    9.Nf3 Rd8 
       (9...Be6 10.Bb5=) 
       (10.Bb5 Ne4 11.Qc2 Bd7=) 
    10...Nb4 11.a3 Nbd5 12.Be2 Bg4 
       (12...Be6 13.Nd4=) 
    13.0–0 Rac8 14.h3 
       (14.d4 Ne4+=) 
    14...Bh5 15.Nd4 Bg6 16.Ra2 a6 
       (16...Nf4 17.Nc3=) 
    17.Rb2+= Rc7 18.Nf3 
       (18.Bf3 Bd3 19.Re1 b5=) 
       (18...Ne4 19.d4+=) 
    19.d3+= b5 
       (19...Qe6 20.Qb3+=) 
       (20.Nh4 Qe5 21.d4 Qe6+=) 
    20...Nd7 21.e4 Nc3 22.Nc3 Rc3 23.a4 ½–½
    (40) Baeckstroem,Mikael (2255) – Cottarelli,Franco (2105)
    corr WSTT/3/06/Semifinal ;Inf 03, 2008
    3 A00: Irregular Openings
     1.b4 e5 2.b5 a6 3.e3 ab5 4.Bb2 f6 5.Bb5 
    c6 6.Be2 Qb6N 
       (6...d6 7.c4 Be6 8.Nc3 Ne7 9.Nf3 Na6 10.d4 Nb4 11.a3 Na6 12.d5 Bf7 
       13.dc6 bc6 14.Qa4 Nc5 15.Qc2 g6 16.Ne4 Ne4 17.Qe4 Qa5 18.Nd2 Rb8 
       19.Qc2 Bh6 20.0–0 0–0 21.f4 chessleon–pbram143/ 2007/
       0–1 (36); 
       6...d5 7.Bh5 g6 8.Be2 Bd6 9.d3 Be6 10.Nf3 Qb6 11.Qc1 Ne7 12.0–0 Nd7 
       13.c4 dc4 14.dc4 0–0 15.Rd1 Qc7 16.Nbd2 Nc5 17.Nb3 Nb3 18.ab3 b6 
       19.Nd2 Bb4 20.Ra8 Ra8 21.Ne4 Van Rooijen,P (1855)–Grosdemange,D 
       (2070)/ 2005/1–0) 
    7.Qc1 d5 8.Nf3 Bd6 9.c4 Ne7 
       (9...Bg4 10.cd5 cd5 11.h3+=) 
    10.d4= ed4 11.Bd4 
       (11.Nd4 0–0=) 
    11...c5 12.Bb2 
       (12.Bc3 0–0=) 
       (12...Nbc6 13.0–0=) 
    13.cd5 Nd5 14.0–0 Be6 15.Rd1 Nd7 
       (15...Rd8 16.Na3=) 
    16.Na3 Qb4 
       (16...Qc6 17.Bb5 Qc7 18.Nc4+/–) 
       (17.Nb5 Be5 18.Ne5 fe5+=) 
    17...Bb8 18.Bd3 h6 
       (18...Ra3 19.Ba3 Qa3 20.Bc4+=) 
    19.Bf5 Bf5 20.Qf5 N5b6 21.Rab1 Rf7 22.Bc1 
       (22.Rd3 Be5 23.Rb3 Qa4 24.Be5 fe5+=) 
    22...Qa4= 23.Rd2 Re7 24.Nb5 
       (24.Qd3 Qe4=) 
    24...Qe4 25.Qe4 Re4 26.h3 
       (26.Kf1 Kf7=) 
    Kh7 ½–½
    (41) Pommerel,Wim – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr 3GMMsemi–01, 1998
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.e3 Ngf6 6.c4 c6 7.cd5 cd5 8.d3 0–0 
       (8...a5 9.b5+=) 
       (9.Nc3 a5+=) 
       (9...Qe7 10.Be2+=) 
    10.b5 a4 
       (10...Rb8 11.Be2=) 
    11.Be2 Qa5 
       (11...Qb6 12.Rb1+=) 
    12.Rb1 Re8 
       (12...Qd8 13.Qc2+=) 
    13.0–0 Nf8 
       (13...Qd8 14.Rc1=) 
    14.e4= d4 
       (14...N8d7 15.ed5 Qb5 16.Ne5 Be5 17.Be5+=) 
    15.Nc4 Qd8 16.Bc1 Ng6 17.Nd6 
       (17.Bg5 h6 18.Bf6 Qf6+=) 
    17...Qd6 18.Rb4 Bd7 19.Ra4 Bb5 20.Rb4 Ba6 21.Nd2 
       (21.Re1 Rec8=) 
    21...Nf4 22.Nc4 Ne2 
       (22...Bc4 23.Rc4 b5 24.Rb4=) 
    23.Qe2= Qe6 
       (23...Bc4 24.Rc4 b5 25.Rb4=) 
       (24.Nb6 Ra7=) 
    24...Qd7 25.Rb4 
       (25.Rf6 Bc4 26.Rf5 Bb3=) 
       (25...Bc4 26.Rc4 Ng4 27.Qb2=) 
       (26.Nb6 Ra7=) 
       (26...Qg4 27.Qg4 Ng4 28.f4=) 
    (42) Wozniak,Andrzej – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr 3GMM–33, 1997
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.f4? f6 4.e4 ef4–/+ 5.Bc4 Ne7 6.Qh5 Ng6 7.a3 Bf8 8.Nf3 
       (8...Qe7 9.0–0–/+) 
    9.d4 d6 
       (9...a6 10.Nh4 Nce7 11.0–0=) 
    10.Nh4+= Nce7 11.0–0 c6 12.Nd2 
       (12.Rf4 b5 13.Bb3 a5+=) 
       (12...Qc7 13.Bb3+=) 
    13.Bb3 Qa5 
       (13...Kd7 14.Ng6 Ng6 15.Bf7=) 
       (14.Rad1 Rb8=) 
       (14...Kd8 15.Ng6 Ng6 16.Bf7+=) 
       (better is 15.e5!? 0–0–0 16.ed6 Nh4 17.Nh4+= (worse is 17.Qh4 Nf5 18.Qf4 Bd6+=)) 
    15...Kd8+= 16.Ng6 Ng6 17.ab5 
       (17.Bf7 Ne7+=) 
    17...Qb5 18.Qb5 cb5 19.Bd5 Rc8 20.c3 
       (20.Ra7 Rc2 21.Rf2 Rc7 22.Ra8 Rc8 23.Rc8 Bc8–/+) 
    20...Rc7 21.Ra5 Ne7 
       (21...Kc8 22.Rfa1 Kb8 23.Ra6–/+) 
    22.Rfa1 Nd5 
       (22...Nc8 23.Kf2–/+) 
    23.ed5 g5 
       (23...Bf5 24.Rb5 Bd3 25.Rb8 Kd7 26.Nd2–/+) 
    24.Ra7+= Ra7 25.Ra7 Bh6 
       (25...Bf5 26.Ra8 Kc7 27.Ra7 Kc8 28.Rf7+=) 
    26.Ba3= g4 27.Nh4 f3 
       (28.Ra8 Bc8 29.Nf5 Bf8 30.Bd6 fg2 31.Kg2 Kd7+–) 
    gf3 ½–½
    (43) Cottarelli,Franco (1955) – Pichler,Klaus
    Arco op, 2006
    1.b4 e5+= 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3= Qe7 5.c4 c6 6.e3 Nf6 7.h3 Bf5 
       (7...0–0 8.Nc3+=) 
       (8.g4 Be6 9.cd5 Bd5=) 
       (8...0–0 9.Nc3 Nd5 10.Be2+=) 
       (9.Nc3 0–0=) 
    9...Nd7+= 10.Nc3 N5b6 
       (10...Nc3 11.dc3 0–0 12.Qe2+=) 
       (11.Be2 0–0=) 
       (11...0–0 12.e4 Bg6 13.0–0=) 
       (better is 12.Bc2!? Bc2 13.Qc2=) 
    12...a5–/+ 13.ba5 
       (13.Bc2 ab4 14.ab4–/+ (14.Bd3? bc3 15.Bc3 Ba3–+)) 
    13...Ra5–+ 14.a4 
       (14.Na2 Ba3 15.Bc3 Ra8–+ (15...Bc1?! 16.Nc1 Ra8 17.Nd3=)) 
    14...Nc5 Black intends e4 
       (14...0–0 15.h4–+) 
       (15.Ba3 e4 16.Bc5 Bc5–+) 
       (better is 15...Nc4 16.Ra2 0–0–+) 
    16.Qb3 Nc4 17.Bc1?? 
       (better is 17.Ne4 Nb2 18.Nd6 Qd6 19.Qb2–+) 
    17...e4–+ 18.Nd4 Rg5 
       (18...0–0 19.Rb1 Qg5 20.g4–+) 
    19.g4 g6 
       (19...0–0 20.Bb2 Rd8 21.Na2–+) 
       (20.Rg1 Rc5–+) 
    20...h5 21.f4 
       (21.a5 Ne5 (worse is 21...hg4 22.a6 ba6 23.Ra6–+) 22.a6 Ba6 23.Ra6 ba6–+) 
       (21...Rd5 22.g5–+) 
    22.g5 0–0 
       (better is 22...Ra6 23.a5 0–0 24.Ra4–+) 
       (23.Bb2 Nb2 24.Qb2–+) 
    23...Qd7 24.f5 
       (24.Bb2 c5 25.Nc1 cd4 (worse is 25...Nb2 26.Qb2 cd4 27.Nd3 ed3 28.Qd4–+) 
       26.Nd3 Nd2 (26...ed3?! 27.Qc4 Qg4 28.Qd3 de3 29.Qd6–+) 27.Kd2 de3 (
       27...ed3?! 28.Bd4 Bf4 29.Raf1–/+) 28.Kc2 ed3 29.Qd3 Qc6 30.Kb3 Rc8–+) 
       (better is 24...c5 25.Nb5 Rb5 26.ab5 Qf5–+) 
    25.Rf1 gf5 
       (better is 25...Rfa8 26.Bb2 b5 27.Nc6 ba4 28.Qc3–+) 
       (26.Rf2 f4! 27.ef4 Bc5–+) 
       (better is 26...f4!? 27.Rf4 Qh3 28.Rf2–+) 
    27.Qb2 Be2 
       (27...f4 28.ef4 Rd5 29.Rc1–+) 
       (28.Ne2 Be5 29.Qb6 Rfa8–+ (29...Ba1?! 30.Qa5 f6 31.Qb4=)) 
       (better is 28...f4!? 29.Kd1 f3–+) 
    29.Qb4 Bd4 ½–½
    (44) Cottarelli,Franco – Polakovic,Pavol
    corr ICCF EU/M/GT/375, 1993
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 d5 5.e3 Bd6 6.c4 Nc6 
         A) 7.Qb3 Nbd7 8.Bd6 cd6 9.Nc3 Nc5 10.Qb5 Bd7 11.Qb4 dc4=
         B) 7.cd5 Be5 (7...Bd5 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Nc3 Bc6 10.d4 0–0 11.Rc1 Nbd7= 
         ) 8.Ne5 Nd5 9.d4 Nd7 10.Nd7 Qd7 11.e4 Nb6=;
         C) 7.Bd6 cd6 (7...Qd6 8.Qc2 0–0 9.c5 Qd7 10.Ne5 Qe8 11.d4 Nbd7= 
         ) 8.Qb3 (8.cd5 Nd5 9.e4 Nf4 10.d4 0–0 11.g3 Ng6= 
         ) 8...Nbd7 9.Nc3 Nc5 10.Qb5 Bd7 11.Qb4 dc4= 
       6...Be5 7.Ne5 
         A) 7...Nbd7 8.Nd7 (8.d4 dc4 9.Nc4 0–0 10.Bd3 c5 11.0–0 cd4= 
         ) 8...Qd7 9.cd5 0–0 10.Nc3 Nd5 11.Rc1 c6=;
         B) 7...0–0 8.d4 Nbd7 9.Nd7 Bd7 10.cd5 Nd5 11.Nd2 Bc6=;
         C) 7...d4 8.Be2 (8.Qa4 c6 9.Be2 0–0 10.Qb3 Re8 11.Nf3 c5+=/
          10; 8.Qf3 0–0 9.Be2 c5 10.0–0 Re8 11.Qf4 Qb6+=) 
          8...0–0 9.0–0 Re8 10.Nd3 Ne4 11.Bf3 Nc6+=; 
         A) 7.d4 
            A1) 7...dc4 8.Bc4 (8.Bd6 cd6 9.Bc4 Be6 10.Nbd2 Nc6 11.Rb1 Qe7= 
            ) 8...Nc6 9.Bd6 Qd6 10.Nc3 Bg4 11.Rb1 a6=
            A2) 7...Be6 8.Nbd2 (8.Qb3 dc4 9.Qb7 Nbd7 10.Nbd2 c3 11.Nc4 
             Bd5+=; 8.c5 Be5 9.Ne5 b6 10.Qc2 bc5 11.Qc5 Ne4+= 
            ) 8...Be5 9.Ne5 Nbd7 10.Nd7 Qd7 11.Qb3 b6=
            A3) 7...Bb4 8.Nbd2 Ne4 9.Qb3 c5 10.a3 Nd2 11.Nd2 Bd2+=
         B) 7.cd5 Nd5 (7...Be5 8.Ne5 Qd5 9.d4 Nc6 10.Nc6 Qc6 11.Nd2 Re8= 
         ) 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.d4 Bf5 10.Bc4 Nb6 11.Bd3 Bd3=
         C) 7.Bd6 cd6 (7...Qd6 8.d4 Bf5 9.Nc3 Nbd7 10.c5 Qe6 11.Ng5 Qe7= 
         ) 8.Nc3 (8.cd5 Nd5 9.d4 Nc6 10.Nbd2 Bf5 11.Qb3 Ncb4= 
         ; 8.d3 Be6 9.Be2 Nc6 10.0–0 Rc8 11.Nbd2 dc4+=
          ; 8.d4 Be6 9.cd5 Bd5 10.Bd3 Nc6 11.0–0 Nb4=) 
          8...Be6 9.Qb3 dc4 10.Bc4 Bc4 11.Qc4 Re8=; 
       6...Bg4 7.d4 Bb4 8.Ke2 dc4 9.Qc2 Nc6 10.Qc4 0–0 11.a3 Ba5–/+; 
       6...dc4 7.Bc4 (7.Bd6 Qd6 8.Bc4 0–0 9.d4 Nc6 10.Nc3 a6 11.0–0 Bg4=) 
         A) 7...Nc6 8.Bb5 (8.Bd6 Qd6 9.d4 0–0 10.Nc3 Bf5 11.0–0 a6=)
          8...Bg4 9.Bc6 bc6 10.Bd4 0–0 11.Qc2 Bf3=;
         B) 7...0–0 8.0–0 (8.d4 Nc6 9.Bd6 Qd6 10.0–0 Bf5 11.Nc3 a6=; 
          8.Nc3 Nc6 9.Bd6 cd6 10.0–0 Bg4 11.Rc1 Rc8=; 
          8.Bd6 Qd6 9.d4 Nc6 10.Nbd2 Bf5 11.Rc1 a6=) 8...Nc6 
          9.Bd6 Qd6 10.d4 Bf5 11.Nc3 a6=) 
    7.Bd6 Qd6 
       (7...cd6 8.d4 (8.cd5 Nd5 9.Bc4 Nb6 10.Bb5 0–0 11.d4 Be6= 
      ) 8...0–0 9.cd5 Nd5 10.Nbd2 Be6 11.Qb1 Rb8=) 
       (8.d4 dc4 9.Bc4 0–0 10.Nc3 Bf5 11.0–0 a6=) 
       (8...Be6 9.Rb1 Rb8 10.cd5 Nd5 11.Bb5 Nc3=) 
       (9.d4 Bg4 10.Rb1 Rab8 11.h3 Bf5=) 
       (9...Rb8 10.d4= Bg4 11.h3 Bf5=) 
    10.cd5+= Nd5 11.Nd5 
       (11.Rb5 Nc3=) 
    11...Qd5 12.a4 b6 13.Be2 Bb7 14.0–0 c5 15.Qc2 Rac8 16.Rfd1 h6 
       (16...Rfd8 17.d3=) 
    17.Ne1 Qe6 18.Bf3 Ba6 19.Be4 
       (19.d3 Rfd8=) 
    19...f5+= 20.Bd3 Bb7 21.Be2 Bd5 22.Rb2 Kh8 
       (22...f4 23.Qc3+=) 
    23.Rdb1 f4 24.Ba6 
       (24.Bf3 Rce8+=) 
    24...Rcd8 25.Qc3 f3 26.g3 Qg4 27.Bf1 
       (27.Bb5 Rf6+=) 
       (27...Qa4 28.Bb5 Qg4 29.Ra1–/+) 
    28.d4 cd4 29.ed4 ½–½
    (45) Cottarelli,Franco – Buss,Michael
    corr 3GMMsemi–01, 1999
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Bg4 3.h3 Bh5 4.g3 c6 5.Bg2 Nf6 6.Nf3 Nbd7 7.0–0 Bf3 8.Bf3 
    e5 9.a3 Bd6 10.d3 Nb6 11.c3 e4 12.Bg2 0–0 13.Nd2 e3 14.fe3 Bg3 15.c4 Nbd7 
    16.Rf5 Qe7 17.Nf1 
       (17.cd5 cd5 18.e4 Qe6=) 
    17...Be5 18.Be5 Ne5 19.cd5 cd5 20.Rc1 Rac8 21.Rc8 Rc8 22.Qa1 Ng6 23.Qd4 
    Qe6 24.Ng3 a6 25.Kh2 Ne7 26.Rf2 b6 27.e4 de4 28.Ne4 Nfd5 29.Bf3 Rd8 ½–½
    (46) Cottarelli,Franco – Fekete,Albert
    corr ICCF TT, 2004
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 g6 3.e4 Bg7 4.Bc4 0–0 5.d3 
       (5.Qe2 e6 6.e5 Nd5 7.Bd5 ed5 8.Nf3 d6 9.d4 de5 10.de5 Bg4 11.Qb5 Bf3 
       12.gf3 Qe7 13.Qd5 Nc6 14.Qe4 Ne5 15.Be5 Qe5 16.Qe5 Be5 17.c3 a5 18.ba5 
       Ra5 19.Kd2 Bf4 Doctor 3.0 (2220)–EXchess 3.11/½–½ (106)) 
       (5...e5 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.0–0 d6 8.a3 Bg4 9.h3 Bd7 10.Qd2 Qc8 11.b5 Ne7 
       12.Nc3 Bh3 13.gh3 Qh3 14.Qd1 Nh5 15.Nh2 Nf4 16.Qg4 Qg4 17.Ng4 h5 
       18.Ne3 g5 19.Ncd5 Neg6 20.Nc7 pierre–sabaro16/internet 2008/1–0; 
       5...d6 6.Nf3 e5 7.0–0 c6 8.Nbd2 Na6 9.Ba6 ba6 10.Nc4 Nh5 11.Na5 Qc7 
       12.c3 Nf4 13.Bc1 Bg4 14.Bf4 ef4 15.d4 c5 16.Qd3 cb4 17.cb4 Bf3 18.gf3 
       Qb6 19.Nb3 Rac8 20.Rac1 Kretschmar–Blechschmidt/Karl–Marx–Stadt 1956/
       1–0 (37); 
       5...Nc6 6.Nc3–/+) 
    6.ed5 Nd5 7.Bg7 Kg7 8.c3 
       (8.Nf3 Nb4 9.Nc3 Bg4–/+) 
       (8...Bf5 9.Nf3–/+) 
    9.b5–/+ Nb6 
       (9...c6 10.Nf3–/+) 
       (10.Nf3 Nc4 11.dc4 Qd1 12.Kd1 Rd8 13.Ke2 Nd7–/+) 
       (10...Bf5 11.d4–/+) 
       (11.dc4 Bf5–/+) 
    11...Bf5 12.d4 
       (12.Nf3 Bd3 13.Nfe5 Bc4 14.Nc4 e6–/+) 
    12...Qd5 13.Ne3 Qb5 14.Ne2 Nd7 15.0–0 Bd3 
       (15...Nf6 16.Nf4–/+) 
    16.Re1+= Be2 
       (16...e5 17.a4 Be2 18.Re2+= (worse is 18.ab5 Bd1 19.Rad1 ed4–+)) 
    17.Re2 Nf6 18.Rb1 Qc6 19.c4 White intends d5 
       (19.Qd3 b6+=) 
    19...b6–/+ 20.d5 Qd6 21.Qd4 
       (21.Qc2 Rad8–/+) 
    21...e5 22.Qh4 
       (22.Qc3 Rfe8–/+) 
    22...Nd7 23.Rbe1 
       (23.Nc2 f5–/+) 
    23...f5 24.Nc2 Qf6 
       (24...Qc5 25.Re3–/+) 
    25.Qg3–/+ f4 
       (25...Rad8 26.f4 e4 27.Rd1–/+) 
    26.Qh3 Qf5 
       (26...Rad8 27.Na3 f3 28.gf3 Qf3 29.Qf3 Rf3 30.Nb5–/+) 
    27.Qf5+= Rf5 
       (27...gf5 28.f3–/+) 
    28.f3 Rc8 29.Na3 c6 30.dc6 ½–½
    (47) Cottarelli,Franco – Dellabella,Carlo
    ITA corr Italy, 1981
    1.c4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 0–0 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 e5 7.d3 e4 8.de4 Ne4 
    9.Bg7 Kg7 10.Qd4 Qf6 11.Qf6 
       (11.Bd3 Nc6 12.Qf6 ½–½ Kempinski,R (2625)–Nalbandian,T (2505)/
       6th EICC, Warsaw POL 2005 12...Nf6 13.a3 Be6 14.Nc3 a5 15.b5 Ne5 
       16.Ne5 de5 17.f3 Rad8 18.0–0–0 Nd7 19.Na4 b6 20.Rd2 Nf6 21.Kc2 Rd7 
       22.Rhd1 e4 23.Be2 Rd2 24.Kd2 ef3 25.gf3 Nd7 26.Nc3 ½–½ Rooijen 
       Van,P (1655)–Moman,A (1930)/RC–2009–0–00023 2009) 
    11...Nf6 12.Nc3 Nc6N 
       (12...a5 13.b5 b6 14.Nd4 Bb7 15.f3 Nbd7 16.e4 Nc5 17.Kf2 Rae8 18.Rhe1 
       Nfd7 19.Rad1 Ne6 20.Bf1 ½–½ Yermolinsky,A (2545)–Mikhalevski,V 
       (2545)/39th American Open, Los Ange) 
    13.Rb1 h6 14.0–0 Bf5 15.Rb2 g5 16.Rc1 Bg6 17.h4 g4 18.Nh2 h5 19.Nf1 Ne5 
    20.Rd2 Rad8 21.Ng3 Rd7 22.f4 gf3 23.gf3 Kh6 24.Nd5 Nd5 25.Rd5 Nc6 26.a3 
    White prepares the advance c5 26...Ne7 27.Rd4 Rg8 28.Kf2 Nc6 29.Rd2 
    Ne7 30.c5 ½–½
    (48) Cottarelli,Franco – de Visser,Arno W
    ICCF TT, 2003
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Qe7 5.e3 Nf6 6.c4 c6 7.Nc3 d4 8.Ne2 de3 
    9.de3 0–0 10.Ng3 a5 11.c5 Bc7 12.Bc4 Be6 13.Bd3 Nbd7 14.0–0 Nd5 15.Qb1 g6 
       (15...ab4 16.Bh7 Kh8 17.ab4=) 
    16.Be4 f5 17.Bd5 Bd5 18.e4 fe4 19.Ne4 Rf4 20.Re1 Raf8 21.Qd3 
       (21.Bc1 Rf3 22.gf3 Rf3 23.Bg5+=) 
    21...Nf6 22.Nd6 Ng4–+ (situazione disastrata(!!)) 23.Ne4 Qf7 24.h3 
    Nf2–/+ 25.Nf2 Bf3 26.Qd2 Qd5 27.Bc1 Bg2 28.Qd5 Bd5 29.Bf4 Rf4 30.Ng4+= Be6 
    (49) Cottarelli,Franco – Andersson,Lars H
    corr ICCF TT–4–90–5, 1992
    1.b4 c6 2.Bb2 d5 3.e3 Qb6 4.a3 a5 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 ab4 7.Qb3 e6 8.ab4 Ra1 
    9.Ba1 Nd7 
       (9...Nf6 10.b5 Be7 (10...Nbd7 11.Nf3 Nc5 12.Qb2 cb5 13.Bb5 Bd7 
       14.Bd7 Nfd7 15.Qb6 Nb6 16.Ke2 f6 17.Nc3 Bd6 18.Rb1 Bc7 19.d4 Ncd7 
       20.Nb5 Bb8 21.Bc3 Kf7 22.e4 Rc8 23.h4 Kg6 24.Bb4 Rc6 25.Kd3 
       Trokenheim,M–Zmolil,J/TT–12 2004 (35)) 11.Nf3 0–0 12.Bd4 c5 
       13.Bb2 Nbd7 14.0–0 Qc7 15.d3 Nb6 16.Nbd2 Rd8 17.Ra1 Bd6 18.h3 h6 
       19.Bc3 Nbd5 20.Bb2 Be7 21.Ra8 Nb6 22.Ra1 Nfd5 23.Ne4 f6 24.Nc3 
       Hecimovic,I (2205)–Jurkovic,A (2330)/Open, Velika Gorica CRO 2002/
       ½–½ (54)) 
       (10.Na3 Ngf6 11.Nc2 Bd6 12.Nf3 Qc7 13.0–0 g5 14.Ng5 Rg8 15.f4 Rg5 
       16.fg5 Bh2 17.Kh1 Ne4 18.Be6 Ng3 19.Kh2 Nf1 20.Kg1 Nd2 21.Bf7 Kf8 
       22.Qe6 Qd8 23.Bh5 Qe7 24.Bg7 1–0 Rosenhahn,E–Andersson,L/corr ICCF 
       TT 1991/(Fritz 6 (1s))) 
    10...Ngf6 11.Bc3N 
       (11.Bd4 Qb4 12.Ne5 Qb3 13.Bb3 Ne5 14.Be5 Be7 15.0–0 0–0 16.Nc3 b5 
       17.Rc1 Bb7 18.h3 Nd7 19.Bg3 Nc5 20.Bc2 b4 21.Ne4 Ne4 22.Be4 Rc8 23.d4 
       f5 24.Bc2 c5 25.Bb3 c4 De Visser,A–Ruiter/½–½ (63)) 
    11...Bd6 12.0–0 Qc7 13.d4 b5 14.Bd3 Nd5 15.Bd2 f5 16.Rc1 Qb7 17.Ng5 N7f6 
    18.Na3 Bd7 19.e4 fe4 20.Ne4 Ne4 21.Be4 Qb8 22.Qh3 Bf4 23.Qh5 g6 24.Bg6! 
       (24...hg6 25.Qh8 Pinning (25.Qh8 Deflection)) 
    25.Bf4 Qf4 26.Rf1 
       (26.Rd1 Kg7 27.g3 Qd6+/–) 
    26...Kg7 27.Bb1 Qd4 28.Qg5 Kf7 29.Nc2 Qb2 
       (29...Qf4 30.Qh5 Kg7 31.Qh3+=) 
    30.Ne3 Qb4 
       (30...Nb4 31.Ng4 Qg7 32.Ne5 Kf8 33.Nd7 Qd7 34.Qf4 Ke8 35.Qb4+–) 
    31.Ng4 Qf8 ½–½
    (50) Cottarelli,Franco (2185) – Zylla,Johannes (2225)
    corr ICCF WSTT/3/06/2, 2006
    1.b4 a5 2.b5 Nf6 3.Bb2 g6 4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 Bg7 6.Bc4 0–0 7.d3 e6 8.e5 Nd5 
       (8...Ng4 9.d4= de5 10.h3 Nf6 11.Ne5 c6 12.Na3+=; 
         A) 9.Ne5 
            A1) 9...Nfd7 10.f4 Nb6 11.0–0 Nc4 12.dc4=;
            A2) 9...c6 10.0–0 (10.Qf3 cb5 11.Bb5 Nd5 12.d4=) 
             10...cb5 11.Bb5 Nbd7 12.d4=;
            A3) 9...Qd6 10.Qe2 (10.d4 c5 11.Qe2 Nfd7 12.dc5+=; 
             10.Nd2 Nd5 11.d4 Nb6 12.a4=) 10...Nd5 11.0–0 Nb6 
            A4) 9...Nbd7 10.Nd2 Nd5 11.Nd7 Bb2 12.Nf8+=;
         B) 9.Qe2 Nd5 10.Ne5 Nb6 11.Qe4 Qd6 12.f4=; 
       8...Ne8 9.d4 de5 10.de5 Qd1 11.Kd1 Nd7 12.Nbd2+=; 
         A) 9.Bb3 
            A1) 9...Ng4 10.a4 (10.h3 Nf2 11.Kf2 a4 12.Ba4=) 
             10...Nd7 11.d4 f6 12.Ba3=;
            A2) 9...a4 10.Ba4 (10.ef6 Bf6 11.Bf6 Qf6 12.c3=) 
             10...Ra4 11.c4 Ra8 12.ef6=;
         B) 9.ef6 Bf6 10.Bf6 Qf6 11.Nbd2 dc4 12.Nc4+=) 
    9.d4 Nd7 
       (9...Nf4 10.0–0 Nd7 11.Re1 d5 12.Be2=) 
    10.0–0 N7b6 
       (10...Nf4 11.Re1= d5 12.Be2=) 
       (11.Bd3 Nf4 (11...Nb4= 12.Re1+=) 12.Re1=) 
    11...Nf4 12.a4 
       (12.Bc1 Ne2 13.Qe2 f6=) 
    12...de5 13.de5 Qd1 14.Bd1 Nc4 15.Bc3 Rd8 16.Re1 b6 
       (16...c6 17.Nfd2 Nd2 18.Bd2=) 
    17.Nfd2+= Nd2 18.Bd2 Nd5 19.Bf3 Rb8 20.Na3 
       (20.Ra3 Nb4 21.Bb4 ab4+=) 
    20...h6 21.Rad1 Bb7 22.Bc1 
       (22.h3 c6=) 
    22...Ba8= 23.Bb2 h5 
       (23...c6 24.c4 Nb4 25.Be2=) 
    24.c4+= Nf4 25.Rd8 Rd8 26.Ba8 Ra8 27.Rd1 g5 28.Kf1 
       (28.Rd7 Rc8=) 
    28...Ng6 29.Re1 Bf8 
       (29...Rd8 30.Bc3=) 
    30.Nc2 Rd8 31.Nd4 
       (31.Bd4 Be7=) 
    Nf4 ½–½
    (51) Fekete,Albert – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF TT/02/2, 2004
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.e3 0–0 5.Be2 d5 6.Nf3 c5 7.0–0 Nc6 8.Bb2 
    Re8 9.d3 Ba5 10.Nbd2 Bc7 
       (10...d4 11.Qc1+=) 
    11.Re1 Bg4 12.Nf1 
       (12.h3 Be6+=) 
    12...d4 13.Nd4 
       (13.c3 dc3 14.Bc3 Nd5+=) 
    13...cd4 14.Bg4 Ba5 15.Bf3 Be1 16.Qe1 Nd5 17.Be4 Rc8 18.Rc1 Qg5 
       (18...Qb6 19.Bd4 Nd4 20.Bd5 Rc2 21.Rc2 Nc2 22.Qd1+=) 
       (19.ed4 Nf4 20.Ne3 f5+=) 
    19...de3 20.fe3 Rcd8 21.Qf2 Re7 
       (21...Ne5 22.Bd4+=) 
       (22.Rb1 Re6=) 
    22...Ne5+= 23.h3 
       (23.Bd5 Rd5 24.e4 Ra5+=) 
    23...Nf6 24.Bf3 
       (24.Ng3 Ne4 25.Ne4 Qg6+=) 
       (24...b6 25.Be2+=) 
    25.Be2+= a6 
       (25...Nd5 26.c4 bc4 27.dc4+=) 
    26.Qg3 Qg3 27.Ng3 Ree8 28.e4 Nfd7 29.Kf2 Nb6 30.Ke3 g6 
       (30...f6 31.c4 bc4 32.d4+=) 
       (31.Bd4 Nbd7=) 
       (31...f6 32.Ke3+=) 
    (52) Cottarelli,Franco – Kuhlmann,AEJ
    corr ICCF TT–4–90 SF, 1995
    A00: Irregular Openings
     1.b4 c6 2.Bb2 a5 3.a3 ab4 4.ab4 Ra1 5.Ba1 
    Qb6 6.c3 Nf6 7.Nf3 d5 8.d3 Nbd7 9.g3N 
       (9.Nbd2 e5 10.e3 Be7 11.Be2 0–0 12.0–0 Bd6 13.Qb3 c5 14.bc5 Bc5 
       15.Qb6 Bb6 16.c4 e4 17.de4 de4 18.Nd4 Rd8 19.Rb1 Bc7 20.Nb5 Bb8 21.Bd4 
       Nc5 22.Rd1 Nfd7 23.Bg4 Nf8 pcmvr (2730)–jasperp (2640)/net– 
       2007/1–0 (66)) 
    9...e5 10.Bg2 Bd6 11.0–0 0–0 12.Nbd2 Re8 13.Qc2 Qc7 14.Bb2 b5 15.Ra1 Nb6 
    16.Nb3 Na4 17.Bc1 e4 18.Nfd2 ed3 19.ed3 Re1 20.Nf1 Bg4 21.Bg5 Ra1 22.Na1 
    Qe7 23.Ne3 Be6 24.Nb3 h6 25.Bf6 Qf6 26.d4 Bd7 27.Nd2 Qg6 28.Qg6 fg6 
    29.Nd1 Bf5 30.Nf1 g5 31.Nfe3 Bd3 32.Bh3 Nb6 ½–½
    (53) Cottarelli,Franco (2070) – Chubukin,Aleksandr Nikolaevi (2055)
    WS/M/185 ICCF, 2008
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.Bb2 d5 6.e3 0–0 7.Be2 Qe7 8.0–0 
    Bg4 9.d3 
       (9.c3 Bd6 10.d4 Ne4 11.Nbd2 f5 12.c4 dc4 13.Nc4 Rad8 14.Nd6 Qd6 15.h3 
       Bh5 16.Bc4 Kh8 17.d5 Na5 18.Be5 Qe7 19.Bb3 Bf3 20.Bg7 Qg7 21.Qf3 Nd2 
       22.Qh5 Nf1 23.Rf1 Nb3 elsh1403–veleapanaite (1800)/kurnik 2011/0–1 
       (9...Bf3 10.Bf3 Rad8 11.a3 Ba5 12.Nd2 Ne5 13.Be2 c5 14.Nf3 Bc7 15.Rb1 
       b6 16.Re1 Nf3 17.Bf3 d4 18.g3 ½–½ Alekseev,V (2355)–Sulskis,S 
       (2505)/Petrov Memorial St Petersburg op 19; 
       9...Bd6 10.Nbd2 b5 11.c4 dc4 12.dc4 bc4 13.Nc4 Rab8 14.Qc2 Nb4 15.Qa4 
       Bc5 16.Nce5 Bf5 17.Rac1 Ng4 18.a3 Ne5 19.Ne5 Bd6 20.ab4 Rb4 21.Qa1 Rb2 
       22.Qb2 Be5 23.Qa2 c5 24.Qd5 Namdeo,A–Plock,J/corr or01–003 E–mail 
    10.Nbd2 Bd6 
       (10...Bf5 11.c3 Ba3 12.Ba3 Qa3 13.Nb3=) 
    11.c4= Be6 12.cd5 Nd5 
       (12...Bd5? 13.e4 Be6 14.e5 Ne5 15.Ne5 Ba2 16.Bf3 Be5 17.Ra2 Bb2 
    13.Ne4 Ba3 14.Ba3 Qa3 15.Qc1 Qa5 16.d4 Bf5 17.Nfd2 Be4 
       (17...Rae8 18.Bf3 Nce7 19.Nc5+–) 
    18.Ne4+= Rfe8 19.Bf3 Nce7 20.Nc5 
       (20.Rb1 b6+=) 
    20...b6+= 21.Nb3 Qb4 22.e4 Nc3 23.Qc2 Nb5 24.Rfd1 c6 25.Rac1 a5 26.Qc4 
    Red8 27.a4 
       (27.d5 Qc4 28.Rc4 Rac8+=) 
    27...Na3= 28.Qb4 ab4 29.e5 Rdc8 30.Bg4 Rcb8 31.Bf3 Ra4 32.Bc6 Nc6 33.Rc6 
    (54) Krueger,Jan – Cottarelli,Franco (2185)
    corr ICCF WSTT/3/06/2 ;Inf 03, 2006
    3  1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.c4 0–0 5.e3 d5 6.Nc3 Nbd7 7.Bg3 
    dc4 8.Bc4 Nb6 9.Bb3 
         A) 9...Qe7 
            A1) 10.Nf3 Bf5 (10...Bg4 11.0–0 Bc3 12.dc3 Ne4+=; 
             10...Re8 11.Qc2 Bg4 12.0–0 Rad8=; 10...Rd8 11.Qc2 
             Be6 12.Nb5 Rdc8=; 10...Be6 11.0–0 Bc3 12.dc3 Ne4= 
            ) 11.0–0 Bc3 12.dc3 Ne4+=;
            A2) 10.Qc2 Re8 (10...Bg4 11.Bg4 Ng4 12.Qf5 Nf6=; 
             10...c6 11.Nf3 Re8 12.0–0 Bg4=; 10...Be6 11.Nf3 c5 
             12.0–0 c4=; 10...Rd8 11.Nf3 Be6 12.Nb5 Rdc8= 
            ) 11.Nf3 Bg4 12.0–0 c6=;
         B) 9...Be6 
            B1) 10.Nf3 c6 (10...Re8 11.0–0 Qe7 12.Nb5 Nbd5=; 
             10...Nbd5 11.Qc2 Bd6 12.e4 Nc3=; 10...Qe7 11.0–0 Bc3 
             12.dc3 Ne4=; 10...Qd7 11.0–0 Rfe8 12.Nb5 Nbd5= 
            ) 11.0–0 Bc3 12.dc3 Qd1+=;
            B2) 10.Qc2 Bc4 (10...Bd6 11.Nf3 Re8 12.Bd6 cd6=; 
             10...a6 11.Nf3 Qd7 12.Ne5 Qe7=; 10...Nfd5 11.Nf3 
             Bd6 12.Nd5 Nd5=; 10...Nc4 11.Nf3 Na3 12.Qb2 c5= 
            ) 11.Rb1 c5 12.Nf3 Be2=;
         C) 9...a6 
            C1) 10.Nf3 Re8 (10...Be6 11.0–0 Re8 12.Nd4 Bd7=; 
             10...Qe7 11.0–0 Be6 12.Qc2 Rfd8=; 10...Bf5 11.0–0 
             Re8 12.Qb3 Bd6=; 10...Ba3 11.Qc2 Be6 12.Ng5 Re8= 
            ) 11.0–0 Bf5 12.Qb3 Bd6=;
            C2) 10.Rb1 c5 11.Qc2 Be6 12.Bh4 Nbd5=;
            C3) 10.a3 Bd6 (10...Be7 11.Nf3 Be6 12.Nd4 Bd7=) 
             11.d4 Be6 12.Nf3 Re8=;
            C4) 10.Qb1 Qe7 11.Nf3 Re8 12.0–0 Bg4=;
            C5) 10.Qc2 Be6 (10...Re8 11.Nf3 Be6 12.0–0 Qd7=; 
             10...Bd7 11.Rb1 Bc3 12.dc3 Bc6=; 10...Qe7 11.Rb1 
             Nbd5 12.Nd5 Nd5=) 11.Nf3 Qd7 12.0–0 Rfe8=
         D) 9...a5 
            D1) 10.Nf3 Bf5 (10...Be6 11.0–0 Re8 12.Qc2 Rc8=; 
             10...Re8 11.Qc2 Bd6 12.Bd6 cd6=; 10...a4 11.Rb1 Bd6 
             12.Bd6 Qd6=; 10...Qe7 11.0–0 Be6 12.Nb5 Rac8=/
             9) 11.0–0 Re8 12.Qb3 Be6=;
            D2) 10.a3 Bd6 (10...Be7 11.Nf3 Be6 12.Nd4 Bd7=) 
             11.Bd6 Qd6 12.Qc2 Qc5=;
            D3) 10.Qc2 Qe7 (10...Bg4 11.Bg4 Ng4 12.Nf3 Qd7=; 
             10...c6 11.Nf3 Be6 12.a3 Bd6=; 10...Bd7 11.Nf3 Rc8 
             12.0–0 Re8=; 10...Re8 11.Nf3 Nbd5 12.0–0 Bd6=/
             7) 11.Nf3 Be6 12.0–0 Rac8=;
         E) 9...Be7 10.Nf3 c5 (10...Be6 11.0–0 Re8 12.d4 Rc8= 
         ; 10...Re8 11.Qc2 Bd6 12.d4 Be6=; 10...Bf5 11.0–0 Re8 
          12.d4 c6=; 10...Nh5 11.Be5 c6 12.Qc2 f6=) 
          11.Rc1 Bf5 12.d4 Rc8=;
         F) 9...c5 
            F1) 10.Nf3 Be6 (10...Re8 11.Qc2 Bg4 12.a3 Ba5=; 
             10...c4 11.a3 Ba5 12.0–0 Be6=) 11.a3 Ba5 12.0–0 
            F2) 10.a3 Ba5 (10...Bc3 11.dc3 Nbd5 12.c4 Qa5=) 
             11.Nf3 Be6 12.0–0 Bc3=;
            F3) 10.Qc2 c4 (10...Be6 11.a3 Ba5 12.Nf3 Qe7=; 
             10...Re8 11.Nf3 Bg4 12.a3 Ba5=; 10...Bg4 11.Nf3 c4 
             12.Rb1 Be7=; 10...Qe7 11.Nf3 Be6 12.Bh4 c4=/
             7) 11.Rb1 Qe7 12.Na4 Be6=;
         G) 9...Nbd5 
            G1) 10.Qc2 Bf5 (10...c6 11.Nf3 Re8 12.Nd5 Qd5=; 
             10...Qe7 11.Nf3 Bc3 12.dc3 Rd8=; 10...Ne7 11.Nf3 Nf5 
             12.Be5 Ng4=; 10...Re8 11.Nf3 Bg4 12.Nd5 Nd5=/
             7) 11.Qf5 Nc3 12.Qc2 Ne2=;
            G2) 10.Qb3 Be6 11.Qb2 Bc3 12.dc3 c5=;
            G3) 10.Nd5 Nd5 11.Nf3 Re8 12.0–0 Bd6=;
         H) 9...Nfd5 
            H1) 10.Qc2 Re8 (10...Qf6 11.Rc1 Ba3 12.Nd5 Nd5=; 
             10...Be6 11.Nf3 Bd6 12.Nd5 Nd5=; 10...Nc3 11.dc3 
             Bf5 12.Qb2 Ba5=; 10...Bf5 11.Qf5 Nc3 12.Bg4 Ncd5= 
            ) 11.a3 Nc3 12.Bd3 Ncd5+=;
            H2) 10.Nd5 Nd5 11.Nf3 Re8 12.0–0 Bd6=;
         I) 9...Re8+= 
            I1) 10.Nf3 Bf5 (10...Be6 11.0–0 Qe7 12.Nb5 Nbd5=; 
             10...Qe7 11.a3 Bc3 12.dc3 Ne4=; 10...Bg4 11.a3 Be7 
             12.0–0 c5=; 10...c6 11.0–0 Be6 12.Qc2 Bd6=
             ) 11.0–0 c5 12.Bb5 Re6+=;
            I2) 10.Qc2 Bg4 (10...a6 11.Nf3 Be6 12.0–0 Bd6=; 
             10...Qe7 11.Nf3 Bg4 12.0–0 Rad8=; 10...Kh8 11.Nf3 
             c6 12.0–0 Qe7=; 10...Nfd5 11.Nd5 Nd5 12.Rb1 c5= 
            ) 11.Nf3 Qe7 12.0–0 c6=) 
         A) 10.Nf3 Re8 (10...Be7 11.0–0 c5 12.d4 c4+=; 
          10...Qe7 11.Qc2 Bf3 12.gf3 Rfe8+=; 10...Rc8 11.a3 Ba5 
          12.0–0 c5+=) 11.a3 Bc3 12.dc3 Qe7+=;
         B) 10.Qc2 c5 (10...Re8 11.a3 Bd6 12.d3 c5+=) 11.a3 
          Bc3 12.dc3 c4+=;
         C) 10.Qb1 c5 (10...Qe7 11.Nf3 Rae8 12.Nd4 c5+=) 
          11.Bh4 Qd6 12.h3 Bh5–/+;
         D) 10.Nge2 c5 (10...Qe7 11.f3 Be6 12.Be6 fe6+=; 
          10...Re8 11.0–0 c5 12.f3 Be6+=; 10...a5 11.a3 Bc3 
          12.dc3 Qe7+=; 10...Qd7 11.0–0 Rad8 12.f3 Be6+=
          ) 11.a3 Ba5 12.f3 Bc8+=; 
         A) 10.Nf3 Bf5 (10...Bg4 11.Qc2 Bf3 12.gf3 c5+=) 11.a3 
          Ba3 12.Bc7 Bb2+=;
         B) 10.Qc2 c5 (10...Bg4 11.Nf3 Bf3 12.gf3 a5+=; 
          10...Be6 11.Nf3 c5 12.Be6 fe6+=) 11.a3 Ba5 12.Bh4 Rd8+=;
         C) 10.Nge2 c5 (10...Bg4 11.f3 Be6 12.Be6 fe6+=; 
          10...Bf5 11.0–0 Rfd8 12.d4 c5+=) 11.a3 Bc3 12.Nc3 Bg4+=;
         D) 10.Bh4 c6 (10...Re8 11.Qf3 Nbd7 12.Nd5 Bd2=; 
          10...Rd8 11.Qf3 Rd6 12.Qf4 Bc3+=; 10...Bd6 11.Qf3 Be5 
          12.Rb1 Re8=) 11.Rb1 Bc3 12.dc3 Bf5+=;
         E) 10.Qf3 c6 11.Qf4 Be6 12.Bh4 Nbd7=; 
         A) 10.Bh4 Qd6 11.a3 Bc3 12.dc3 Qc6–/+;
         B) 10.Nf3 Qe7 (10...Bd3 11.Ne5 Be4 12.f3 Bf5=; 
          10...c5 11.a3 Ba5 12.Ne5 Nfd7+=; 10...c6 11.a3 Bd6 
          12.d4 Bg3=) 11.a3 Ba3 12.Bc7 Bb2+=;
         C) 10.Nge2 Qe7 (10...Re8 11.0–0 c5 12.a3 Ba5=; 
          10...Be4 11.0–0 Bd3 12.Bc2 Bc4=; 10...a6 11.0–0 Re8 
          12.d4 Qd7=) 11.0–0 Rfd8 12.d4 c5+=;
         D) 10.a3 Bc3 (10...Ba5 11.Nf3 c6 12.Ne5 Qe7+=) 11.dc3 
          Qe8 12.Bc7 Qc6+=; 
         A) 10.a3 Ba5 11.Qf3 Bc3 12.dc3 Bg4–+;
         B) 10.Qb1 Bg4 (10...Be6 11.Nf3 Nc4 12.Bc4 Bc4+=; 
          10...Re8 11.Nf3 Bc3 12.dc3 Ne4+=; 10...Ba5 11.Bh4 Qd6 
          12.Nf3 Bg4+=) 11.Nf3 Bf3 12.gf3 Qd7+=;
         C) 10.Nf3 c4 11.Bc2 Bg4 12.a3 Ba5+=; 
         A) 10.Nf3 Bf5 11.a3 Ba5 12.Ne5 Qe7+=;
         B) 10.Nge2 Bf5 (10...Bg4 11.a3 Bd6 12.d4 Bg3=; 
          10...Re8 11.a3 Bd6 12.0–0 c5+=; 10...c5 11.a3 Ba5 
          12.0–0 Bg4+=) 11.a3 Ba5 12.Bh4 Re8+=;
         C) 10.Qb1 Qe7 (10...c5 11.Nf3 Be6 12.Be6 fe6+=) 
          11.Nf3 Bg4 12.Ne5 Be6+=;
         D) 10.a3 Bd6 (10...Ba5 11.Nf3 Bg4 12.Qc2 Bf3+=) 11.d4 
          Re8 12.Bd6 Qd6+=; 
         A) 10.Nge2 c5 (10...Bc4 11.0–0 Bd3 12.Bc2 c5=; 
          10...Bf5 11.a3 Ba5 12.Rc1 c5+=; 10...Qd7 11.0–0 Rad8 
          12.d4 c5=; 10...Qe7 11.Be6 fe6 12.Qb3 c5+=)
           11.Be6 fe6 12.a3 Ba5+=;
         B) 10.Qf3 c6 (10...Rb8 11.Nge2 Bg4 12.Qf4 Bd6+=; 
          10...Qd3 11.Qe2 Qd7 12.Nf3 c5+=) 11.Nge2 Nc4 12.Bc4 
         C) 10.a3 Bc3 (10...Bb3 11.Qb3 Ba5 12.Nf3 c5=; 
          10...Bd6 11.Be6 fe6 12.Qb3 Qe7=; 10...Be7 11.Be6 fe6 
          12.Qb3 Qc8=; 10...Ba5 11.Be6 fe6 12.Qb3 Qe7+=
          ) 11.dc3 Qe7 12.Be6 fe6+=;
         D) 10.Nf3 c5 11.Be6 fe6 12.a3 Bc3+=; 
         A) 10.Nf3 Bg4 (10...Bf5 11.a3 Bd6 12.d4 Qe7=; 
          10...a5 11.0–0 a4 12.Bc2 Bg4=) 11.a3 Bd6 12.d4 Re8+= 
         B) 10.a3 Ba5 (10...Be7 11.Nf3 Bg4 12.d4 Rc8=; 
          10...Bc6 11.Nf3 Bd6 12.Bd6 cd6=; 10...Bg4 11.f3 Bc3 
          12.dc3 Bd7=) 11.Nf3 Bg4 12.Rc1 c5+=;
         C) 10.Nge2 a5 11.0–0 Re8 12.d4 a4=; 
         A) 10.a3 Bc3 (10...Bd6 11.Nf3 Bg4 12.d4 Rc8=; 
          10...Bg4 11.f3 Bc3 12.dc3 Bd7=; 10...Be7 11.Nf3 Bg4 
          12.d4 Qd7=) 11.dc3 Qe7 12.Qd4 Be6+=;
         B) 10.Nge2 a4 (10...Bd7 11.0–0 a4 12.Bc2 Bg4=) 
          11.Ba4 Na4 12.Na4 Bf5=;
         C) 10.Nf3 Be6 (10...Bd7 11.0–0 a4 12.Bc2 Bg4=) 
          11.0–0 Bg4 12.a3 Bc3=) 
       (10.a3 Ba5+= (10...Bd6 11.d4 Bg4 12.Nf3 Rc8+=) 11.Nf3 Bg4 
       12.Rc1 c5+=; 
       10.Nf3 Bg4 (10...Bf5 11.a3 Ba5 12.0–0 Bg4+=) 11.a3 Bc3 
       12.dc3 Qe7+=) 
       (10...c5 11.a3 Ba5 12.0–0+= Bg4+=) 
       (11.0–0 c5+= 12.f3 Be6+=) 
       (11...c5 12.f3 Bd7 13.Rb1+=) 
    12.a3 Bd6 
       (13.d4 Be2 14.Qe2 Bg3 15.hg3 Qd7=) 
       (13...Bg3 14.Ng3 Be6+=) 
       (better is 14.Be6!? Re6 15.Bd6 Rd6 16.Nb5+=) 
    14...Bg3 15.Ng3 Bb3 16.Qb3 Qd2 17.Nce4 Ne4 18.fe4 
       (18.Ne4 Qd5 19.Rab1 Qb3 20.Rb3 a4–/+) 
    18...Qd7 19.Rac1 a4 
       (19...Rac8 20.Qc3–/+) 
       (20.Qb2 Rac8–/+) 
    20...Rac8 21.Nf5 f6 22.Rf4 Re5 23.h4 
       (23.Qe1 Kh8–/+) 
    23...Qe6–+ 24.Qd3 Nd7 
       (24...Qe8 25.Rg4 g6 26.h5–/+) 
    25.Qd1 Nf8 
       (25...c6 26.Nd4 Qe8 27.Nf5–/+) 
    26.Qg4 g6 27.Nh6 
       (27.Ne7 Qe7 28.Qc8 Qa3–/+) 
    27...Kg7 28.Nf5 Kh8 29.Nd6? 
       (better is 29.Nh6 Nd7 30.Rd1–/+) 
       (better is 29...f5 30.ef5 Qd6 31.fg6 Ne6 32.g7 Kg8=) 
    30.Qe6= Re6 31.Nf7 Kg7 32.Rc7 Rc6 33.Re7 Re6 ½–½
    (55) Cottarelli,Franco (2185) – Krueger,Jan
    corr ICCF WSTT/3/06/2, 2006
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 0–0 5.e3 Re8 6.Be2 Nc6 7.Bb2 d5 8.0–0 
    Bf5 9.d3 Qe7 10.Nbd2 Rad8 11.Rb1 a6 12.a3 Bc5 13.Re1 
       (13.Bf6 Qf6 14.d4 Ba3 15.Rb7 Na5=) 
       (13...Rb8 14.a4 Bd6 15.c4 dc4=; 
       13...Ng4 14.d4 Bd6 15.Bd3 Be4=) 
       (14.Ra1 Ng4 15.Nf1 Bd6+=) 
       (14...Bd6 15.Qc1 (15.Qd2+= Ba3–/+) 15...Bg4+=) 
       (15.Qd2 Qd6= (15...Bg4=); 
       15.h3 Na5=) 
    15...Nd4+= 16.Nd4 Bd4 
       (16...Bd7 17.Nb3+=) 
    17.Bd4 c5 18.Bb2 Qd6 19.Bf3 d4 20.a4 
       (20.e4 Bc8+=) 
       (20...ba4 21.Ba3+=) 
    21.a5= Re6 22.ed4 cd4 23.Re6 
       (23.Bc1 Re1 24.Qe1 Re8+=) 
    23...Be6 24.Qd2 Nd7 
       (24...Bg4 25.Be4+=) 
    25.Re1= Nf8 
       (25...Ne5 26.Bb7=) 
       (26.Qg5 f6 27.Qh5 Qc7=) 
    26...Qc5 27.Qe2 Bd5 28.Bd4 Qa5 29.Rg4 Ne6 30.Qe5 Kf8 31.Rg7 Nd4 
       (31...Ng7?? 32.Qg7 Ke8 33.Qe5 Kd7 34.Bd5+– (34.Qd5?! Qd5 35.Bd5 Kc8= 
    32.Rf7 Kf7 33.Bh5 Kg8 34.Qg5 ½–½
    (56) Kusmierek,Jozef – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr 3GMMsemi–01, 2000
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.c4 0–0 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.Bb2 d5 7.cd5 Qd5 8.Bf6 
    gf6 9.e3 Bg4 10.a3 Ba5 
       (10...Be7 11.d4 (11.Nc3; 11.Be2) 
         A) 11...Rfd8 12.Nbd2 (12.Qa4; 12.Bd3; 12.Qc2; 12.Nc3; 12.Be2)
           12...Rab8 13.Bd3 f5 14.Qc2 Kg7+/–;
         B) 11...Qa5 12.Nbd2 Rfb8 13.Bd3 Qc3 14.Qb1 h6+=;
         C) 11...Rfe8 12.Nbd2 (12.Qa4; 12.Nc3) 12...Bd6 13.Bc4 Qa5 
          14.0–0 Qh5+=; 
       10...Bd6 11.Nc3 
         A) 11...Qa5 12.Qb3 (12.Qb1; 12.Bb5) 12...Ne5 13.Be2 Nf3 14.Bf3 
         B) 11...Qf5 12.h3 (12.Qb1; 12.Be2; 12.Nb5) 12...Qh5 13.Ne4 Be7 
          14.Ng3 Bf3+/–;
         C) 11...Qh5 12.d4 (12.Be2; 12.Ne4) 12...Qa5 13.Qc1 Rfe8 14.Be2 
         A) 11...Bf5 12.Nc3 Qd6 13.Qb3 a6 14.Rc1 b5+=;
         B) 11...Qh5 12.Rg1 (12.Qa4 Bf3 13.gf3 Kh8 14.Be2 Qc5= 
         ; 12.Nc3 Bc3 13.dc3 Rad8 14.Qa4 Bf3=; 12.Bd3 Ne5 13.Be4 
          Rfd8 14.Qa4 Bd7=) 12...Be6 13.Nc3 Rfd8 14.Qb1 Rab8+= 
         C) 11...Be6 12.Nc3 Qc5 13.Qc2 Ne5 14.Qb2 Qb6+=;
         D) 11...Bf3 12.Qf3 Qb3 13.Qg4 Kh8 14.Qf5 Rfd8=) 
       (11...Qe6 12.Qa4 (12.Qb1 Bf3 13.gf3 Nd4 14.Bd3 Nf3=; 
       12.Rb1 Rfd8 13.Qb3 Qd6 14.Rb2 Rab8+=; 12.Qc2 Bf3 13.gf3 Nd4 
       14.Qd1 Qc6=) 12...Rfd8 13.Bb5 Bc3 14.dc3 Ne5+=; 
       11...Qd7 12.Rb1 (12.h3; 12.Bb5) 12...Rab8 13.Bb5 Bf5 14.Rc1 a6+= 
       11...Qd6 12.Qc2 (12.Qa4) 12...Rfd8 13.Be2 a6 14.d4 Bf3+=; 
       11...Qh5 12.Be2 (12.Rc1; 12.Rb1; 12.h3) 12...Rfd8 13.Rc1 Qg6 14.d4 
    12.dc3 Qa5 13.Qb3 
       (13.Qc2 Rfe8 14.Nd2 Rad8+=) 
       (13...Be6 14.Qb2 Rfd8+=) 
    14.Be2 Be6 15.Qb2 Ne5 16.0–0 Bd5 17.Nd4 Kh8 
       (17...c5 18.Nf5+=) 
    18.Qb4+/– White launches an attack 18...Qb4 19.ab4 Rg8 20.g3 a6 21.f4 
    Ng4 22.Bg4 Rg4 23.Rfd1 Be4 24.Nb3 Rgg8 25.Nc5 f5 26.Rd4 Bc6 
       (26...Rd6 27.Rad1 Rgg6 28.Kf1+/–) 
    27.Rad1+/– Rde8 28.Kf2 Kg7 29.c4 Re7 30.h3 Rge8 31.R1d3 Kg6 32.Ra3 
       (32.Nd7 f6+=) 
    32...h5 33.h4 f6 34.Rad3 Kh6 35.Nd7 Kg6 ½–½
    (57) Cottarelli,Franco – Fournier,Frederic
    corr ICCF, 2002
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 b5 3.e3= Bb7 4.Nf3 
       (4.Bb5?? Bg2 5.Be2 Bh1–+) 
    4...e6 5.Bb5 Bb4 6.0–0 0–0 7.Nc3 a6 8.Bd3 c5 9.Ng5 d6 10.a3 Ba5 11.f4 
    Nbd7 12.Nce4 Ne4 13.Be4 Be4 14.Ne4 d5 15.Ng5 h6 16.Nf3 Rb8 17.Rb1 c4 
    18.f5 Qc7 19.fe6 fe6 20.Ba1 Rb1 21.Qb1 c3 22.Bc3 Bc3 23.dc3 Qc3 24.Qb3 
    Qb3 25.cb3 Rc8 26.Nd4 Rc3 27.Ne6 Rb3 28.Nc7 Ra3 
       (28...Nf6 29.a4 Re3 30.Na6–/+) 
    29.Nd5+= a5 30.Ne7 Kh7 31.Nf5 Ra2 32.Rc1 Kg6 33.Nh4 Kg5 34.Nf3 Kf5 35.Rc7 
    Nf6 ½–½
    (58) Fournier,Frederic (2215) – Cottarelli,Franco (2215)
    ICCF, 2002
    1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.e3 Ngf6 6.c4 c6 7.cd5 cd5 8.Nc3 
       (8.Bb5 0–0 9.0–0 Qe7 10.Ba4 Nb6 11.Bb3 Bg4 12.Qe1 Rad8 13.d4 Bf3 
       14.gf3 Nc4 15.Bc4 dc4 16.b5 Qe6 17.de5 Be5 18.Be5 Qe5 19.Qc3 Qb5 
       20.Nd2 Rd3 21.Qc2 Qg5 22.Kh1 Qd5 Fourcart,M–Bagirov,V (2485)/
       Selestat op 2000/0–1) 
    8...0–0 9.Qb3 Nb6N 
       (9...e4 10.Nd4 Nb6 
         A) 11.a4 a5 12.ba5 Ra5 13.Ncb5 Bc5 (13...Be7 14.Bc3 Ra8 15.a5 
          Nbd7 16.Nf5 Nc5 17.Ne7 Qe7 18.Qb2 Be6 19.h3 b6 20.ab6 Na4 21.Qa3 
          Qa3 22.Ra3 Nc3 23.Ra8 Ra8 24.Nc3 Ra1 25.Nd1 Nd7 26.b7 Rb1 27.Be2 
          Nc5 28.0–0 Luzuriaga,N–Blankenberg,B/ST 2001/½–½ (56)) 
          14.Qc3 Na4 15.Ra4 Ra4 16.Qc5 Ra2 17.Ba3 Re8 18.Nb3 Re6 19.Nc3 Rc6 
          20.Qb4 Rb6 21.Bb5 Bd7 22.Na2 Rb5 23.Qc3 Qa8 24.Qb2 d4 25.0–0 Be6 
          Luzuriaga,N–Plock,J/corr or01–003 E–mail 2001/1–0;
         B) 11.f4 ef3 12.gf3 a5 13.ba5 Ra5 14.Bb5 Nfd7 15.Nce2 Nc5 16.Qc2 
          Nba4 17.Bc3 Nc3 18.Qc3 Ra8 19.h4 Bd7 20.h5 h6 21.Rg1 f6 22.Nf4 Bb5 
          23.Nb5 Bf4 24.Qc5 Basman,M–Gillam,S/St George 1979/½–½; 
       9...d4 10.Nb5 Bb8 11.ed4 ed4 12.Nbd4 Re8 13.Be2 Nb6 14.0–0 Bg4 15.Bb5 
       Rf8 16.Rfe1 a6 17.Be2 Ne4 18.d3 Nf6 19.Ng5 Be2 20.Re2 Ng4 21.Ngf3 Qd6 
       22.g3 Bc7 23.Nf5 Qd7 24.Ng7 ludice (1730)–sllllon (1770)789502 
       kurnik 2011/0–1 (39)) 
    10.Nb5 Re8 11.Nd6 Qd6 12.d4 e4 13.Ne5 Be6 14.Be2 Nfd7 15.0–0 Rac8 16.Rfc1 
    Nf8 17.h3 f6 18.Ng4 Nc4 19.Bc3 Nd7 20.Nh2 b5 21.Nf1 Ndb6 22.Rc2 Rc7 
    23.Rac1 Rec8 24.Ba1 Bf7 25.Qa2 a6 26.Nd2 Nd2 27.Rc7 Nf3 28.gf3 Rc7 29.Rc5 
    Na4 30.Rc7 Qc7 31.Qd2 Nb6 32.Qc3 Nc4 33.Bc4 bc4 34.fe4 de4 35.Qc2 Qc6 
    36.Bc3 Bd5 37.Qd1 ½–½
    (59) Cottarelli,Franco (2140) – Rawlings,Alan J. C (2210)
    WS/M1 ICCF, 2007
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.b5 d5 4.e3 Be6 5.d4 Nd7 6.de5 fe5 7.Nf3 Bd6 8.Nbd2 
    Ngf6 9.c4 c6 10.Be2 0–0 11.Ng5 Bf5 12.cd5 Nd5 
       (12...cd5 13.e4 Ne4 14.Nde4 de4 15.Qd6 Qg5 16.g3 Rac8 17.Qd5 Kh8 
       18.Be5 Bh3 19.Rd1 Qe5 20.Qe5 Ne5 21.Bf1 Nf3 22.Ke2 Bg4 0–1 Hasler,U 
       (1990)–Barlow,J (2515)/World Cup XII P058 2000) 
       (13.Nge4 Be4 14.Ne4 Bb4 15.Nd2 Qa5 16.bc6 bc6 17.Bc1 Kh8 18.Qc2 Qb6 
       19.Qb3 Nc5 20.Qc2 Rf2 21.Kf2 Ne3 22.Qb1 Nc2 23.Kf1 Rf8 24.Nf3 Ne4 
       0–1 Sternik,R–Kornowski,Z/corr Poland 1967) 
       (13...h6!? 14.g4 hg5 15.gf5 gh4= (15...Rf5? 16.e4+–)) 
    14.e4+= Bg4 15.0–0 
       (15.ed5!? Nd3 16.Bd3 Bd1 17.Rd1 cd5 18.Bh7 (worse is 18.Nh7 e4 19.Nf8 ed3–/+)
        18...Kh8 19.Bd3=) 
    15...Be2+= 16.Qe2 Nf4 17.Qc4 Kh8 18.g3 
       (18.bc6 b5 19.Qc2 Qc7=) 
    18...Nfd3 19.Ba3 cb5 
       (19...Qd7 20.bc6 bc6 21.Rad1+=) 
    20.Nf7= Rf7 21.Qf7 b4 22.Bc1 Rc8 
       (22...Bf8 23.Nb3 Ne4 24.Qb7=) 
       (23.Rd1 Rc7 24.Qf3 Kg8=) 
    23...Rc7 24.Qf3 b5 25.ab4 Nb4 26.Nb3 Nc6 27.Nc5 Bc5 28.Be3 Bd4 29.Ra6 h6 
    30.Qe2 Qb8 
       (30...Nb4 31.Ra3 Nc2 32.Ra2 Be3 33.fe3+=) 
    31.Bd4 Nd4 32.Qh5 Re7 33.Rb1 b4 Black plans b3 34.Qg6 b3 35.Kg2 Qf8 
    36.Qh5 Qc8 37.Qg6 Qf8 ½–½
    (60) Cottarelli,Franco – Feilmayr,Erwin
    corr ICCF TT, 2004
    A00: Irregular Openings
     1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.b5 a6 5.a4 ab5 
    6.ab5 Ra1 7.Ba1 Bd6 8.Nf3 0–0 9.c4 c6 10.bc6N 
       (10.Qc2 Nbd7 11.Bf6 Qf6 12.d4 e5 13.bc6 bc6 14.cd5 cd5 15.Qb2 Bc7 
       16.Qb5 Qd6 17.Nc3 Qa3 18.Nd5 Qa1 19.Kd2 Trokenheim,M 
       (2175)–Brueske,T (2360)/RSX5D – A00 – Sokolsky–1 2010; 
       10.Nc3 e5 11.bc6 e4 12.cb7 Bg4 13.h3 Bh5 14.g4 ef3 15.gh5 d4 16.Qf3 
       Qa5 17.Qd1 de3 18.fe3 Bg3 19.Ke2 Qh5 20.Kd3 Qf5 21.e4 Ne4 22.Ne4 Rd8 
       23.Bd4 Nc6 24.Bg2 Rd4 Bulcourf,C (2295)–Abramson,H (2250)/Buenos 
       Aires BCA op 1988/0–1 (40); 
       10.Qb3 Nbd7 11.d4 dc4 12.Bc4 Nb6 13.Be2 c5 14.0–0 Ne4 15.Nbd2 Nd2 
       16.Nd2 cd4 17.Bd4 e5 18.Bb2 Be6 19.Qc2 Qe7 20.Ne4 Rc8 21.Qd2 Bb4 
       22.Qd1 f5 23.Ng3 Nc4 24.Bc4 Rc4 carocan (1780)–marcin228 (1705)/
       kurnik 2011/1–0) 
    10...bc6 11.Qc2 Nbd7 12.d4 Ba6 13.Nbd2 Qa8 14.Bc3 c5 15.dc5 Bc5 16.Be2 
    dc4 17.0–0 Be7 18.Ra1 Qc8 19.Bd4 The pressure on the isolated pawn grows
     19...Qc6 20.Nc4 Rc8 21.Nfd2 e5 22.Bb2 Qe6 23.Qa4 Bb7 24.Rc1 Nc5 
    25.Qd1 Nfd7 26.Bf3 Bf3 27.Nf3 Will e5 fall? 
       (worse is 27.Qf3 Nd3 28.Ra1 Rc4 29.Nc4 Qc4–+) 
    27...f6 28.Qc2 Rb8 29.Ra1 Qd5 30.Rd1 Qe6 31.e4 Rc8 32.Ne3 Nb6 33.Nf5 Bf8 
    34.Nd2 Nca4 35.Qb1 Rd8 36.Ba1 Qd7 37.Qb3 Qf7 38.Qc2 ½–½
    (61) Cottarelli,Franco (1930) – Tamburini,L (2075)
    Open Salsomaggiore ITA, 2005
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.Nf3 Bf5 4.e3 e6 5.a3 Be7 6.c4 c6 7.cd5= cd5 
       (7...ed5 8.Be2=) 
       (8.Nd4 Bg6=) 
    8...Nbd7 9.Nc3 
       (9.Nh4 Bb1 10.Rb1 a5=) 
    9...0–0+= 10.Be2 
       (10.Qb5 Nb6+=) 
    10...Nb6 11.Qb3 Rc8 12.d3 h6 
       (12...Bd6 13.Nb5 Bb8 14.0–0=) 
       (13.Rc1 Bd6=) 
       (13...Qd7 14.Rac1=) 
       (14.Nb5 Bb8=) 
       (14...Qd7 15.Nd4=) 
       (15.Nb5 Bb8+=) 
       (15...Ne5 16.Nb5 Nf3 17.Bf3 Rc2 18.Qc2+=) 
       (16.Nd4 Bg4+=) 
    16...Bd3 17.Bd3 
       (17.Nd5 Bc2 18.Nb6 Bb3 19.Nc8+/–) 
    17...Nc5+– 18.Na4 
       (18.bc5 Exploits the pin 18...Qb3) 
    18...Nb3 19.Nb6 Rc2 20.Bc2?? 
       (better is 20.Rc2 ab6 21.Bf6 gf6 22.Rc3+/–) 
    20...Nc1–+ 21.Na4 Rc8 22.Ne1 Rc2 
       (better is 22...d4!?–+) 
    23.Nc2–/+ Nd3 24.Bd4 
       (24.Bf6 gf6 25.Nd4 f5–/+) 
       (24...Ng4 25.f4–/+) 
       (25.Bf6 gf6 26.f4 b5–/+) 
       (25...Ng4 26.Ke2 Nc1 27.Kd2 Nb3 28.Ke2 Nh2 29.Nc3–+) 
    26.Ba1 Ne8 
       (26...Ng4 27.h3 Ngf2 28.Nc3–+) 
    27.Nc3–/+ Nc7 28.f3 
       (28.Ke2 e4–+) 
    28...f5 Black prepares the advance e4 29.Ke2 e4 30.h3 
         A) 30...Bh2?! 31.Nf5 Nc1 32.Kd1 ef3 
            A1) 33.Kc1?? f2 (33...fg2?! 34.Ne2–/+) 34.Nd1 f1Q–+;
            A2) 33.gf3=;
         B) 30...g6–/+) 
    31.Nd4–/+ g6 32.Ncb5 Nc4 
       (32...Nb5 33.Nb5 Nc4 34.Na7 Na3 35.Nc8–/+) 
    33.Nd6 Nd6 34.Nc6 a6 
       (34...Nc4 35.Na7 Na3 36.Nc6–/+) 
    35.Be5+= Nde8 36.a4 
       (36.Nd4 Kf7+=) 
    36...Kf7 37.Bd4 b5 38.a5 
       (38.Ne5 Kg7 39.Nc6 Kh7+=) 
       (38...Ne6 39.Ne5 Kf6 40.Ba1+=) 
    39.Nd8+= ½–½
    (62) Gavrijski,Dimitar (2170) – Cottarelli,Franco (2105)
    corr WSTT/3/06/Semifinal ;Inf 03, 2008
    3  1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.c4 0–0 5.Nf3 d5 6.cd5 Nd5 7.e3 c5 
    8.Be2 Nc6 9.Bb2 Bf5 10.Nc3 Nc3N 
       (10...Bc3 11.dc3 Qb6 12.Qb3 Rfe8 13.Bc4 Be4 14.Ng5 Bg2 15.Rg1 Ne5 
       16.0–0–0 Qb3 17.Bb3 c4 18.Bc2 Bf3 19.Nf3 Nf3 20.Rg3 Ne3 21.fe3 Re3 
       22.Kb1 h5 23.Bc1 Rc3 24.Be4 Rc1 25.Kc1 Fritz 5.32–Doctor 3.0/1–0 (35)
       10...Nf6 11.Rc1 Re8 12.0–0 a6 13.Na4 b6 14.d4 Qb8 15.dc5 Rd8 16.Qb3 
       Be6 17.Qc2 b5 18.Nb6 Ra7 19.Rfd1 Rc7 20.Ng5 Rd1 21.Rd1 h6 22.Ne6 fe6 
       23.Bf6 gf6 24.Qg6 Rg7 25.Qe4 Fritz 5.32–Comet B25/1–0; 
       10...Nb6 11.a3 Ba5 12.Rc1+=) 
    11.dc3 Ba5 12.0–0 
       (12.Qd8 Rad8 13.Nd2 Rfe8+=) 
       (12...Re8 13.Qa4=) 
    13.Qb3= Qe7 14.Rad1 
       (14.Rfd1 Rad8+=) 
    14...Rad8 15.c4 Rfe8 16.g3 
       (16.a3 Be4=) 
       (16...b6 17.Rd8 Rd8 18.Rd1+=) 
       (17.Qc3 f6+=) 
       (17...b6 18.Rd2+=) 
       (18.Qc3 f6+=) 
       (18...Nc6 19.Rd8 Rd8 20.Rd1+=) 
    19.Qc2 Nc6 
       (19...Bc6 20.Rd8 Rd8 21.Qc3+=) 
    20.Bc3 Ba5 
       (20...Bd6 21.Rd5=) 
       (21.Ba5 Na5 22.Bd3 h6=) 
       (21...Nb4 22.Qb1+=) 
       (22.Bd3 g6 23.Bg6 hg6 24.Qg6 Qg7 25.Qf6 Qf6 26.Bf6 Bg4 27.Bd8 Bf3=) 
    22...Qf7 23.Bd3 
       (23.Rd5 Ne7 24.Rdd1 Bc6+=) 
    23...Qh5 24.Be4 Bg4 25.Rd5 f5 26.Nh4 
       (better is 26.Rd8!? Rd8 27.Bd5 Kh8 28.Qb3=) 
       (worse is 26...fe4 27.Rh5 Bh5 28.Nf5+=) 
    27.f3 Bf3! 28.Nf3 
       (28.Rf3 Rh4 Decoy; 
       28.Nf3 Re3 Decoy) 
       (28...Rde8 29.Nd2 Re3 30.Rdf5–/+) 
    29.Bc1 g6 
       (29...Qg6 30.Rc5 Bb6 31.Rd5–/+) 
       (30.Ng5 Re7 (30...Qg5?! 31.Qe4 Qg3 32.hg3 fe4 33.Rc5=) 31.e4 Qh5–/+) 
       (30...b6 31.Qb5 Rc8 32.Rd6–/+) 
       (31.Qd3 Rde8–/+) 
       (31...Bd8?! 32.Qb7 g5 33.Nd2 Re3 34.Rf5 Re1 35.Rf1=) 
    32.Rd1 Re7 
       (32...Nc6 33.Qd3–/+) 
       (33.e4 Qf8 34.ef5 Qf5–/+) 
    33...Nf7 34.Kg2 
       (34.Qc3 Qg7 35.Qg7 Kg7 36.Bb2 Kf8–/+) 
       (34...Ng5!? 35.Ng5 Qg5–/+) 
    35.a4 Qf8 36.Bb2 Qh6 37.Bc1 Qf8 38.Bb2 Qh6 
    39.Bc1= ½–½
    (63) Cottarelli,Franco – Wochnik,Manfred
    corr 3GMMsemi–01, 2000
    1.b4 a6 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.a3 d5 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.e3 Bg4 6.Be2 e6 7.0–0 Bd6 8.c4 
         A) 8...h6 
            A1) 9.h3 Bf3 (9...Bf5 10.Nbd2 0–0 11.c4 Re8 12.Qb3 dc4 13.Nc4 
             e5) 10.Bf3 a5 11.b5 Ne5 12.Be2 0–0 13.c4 dc4;
            A2) 9.Nbd2 0–0 (9...Bf5 10.c4 0–0 11.h3 Qd7 12.Qb3 Be7 13.Ne5 
             Ne5; 9...Bh5 10.c4 0–0 11.h3 Be7 12.b5 Na5 13.Ne5 Be2; 9...Qd7 
             10.h3 Bf5 11.c4 0–0 12.Qb3 Be7 13.Ne5 Ne5) 10.h3 Bf3 11.Nf3 Qe7 
             12.Qd2 Rfe8 13.Rfe1 e5;
         B) 8...e5 
            B1) 9.Nbd2 0–0 (9...b6 10.Rc1 0–0 11.c4 Bd7 12.cd5 Nd5 13.Qb3 
             Nf6; 9...Qd7 10.c4 Qe6 11.Ng5 Be2 12.Qe2 Qd7 13.f4 h6) 10.c4 
             b6 11.cd5 Nd5 12.Rc1 Qd7 13.h3 Be6;
            B2) 9.h3 Bf5 10.Nbd2 0–0 11.c4 e4 12.de4 de4 13.Nd4 Qd7;
            B3) 9.c4 0–0 (9...dc4 10.dc4 0–0 11.Nbd2 b6 12.h3 Bf5 13.b5 
             Na5; 9...e4 10.de4 de4 11.Nd4 Bd7 12.c5 Be7 13.Nd2 0–0) 
             10.Nbd2 Re8 11.c5 Bf8 12.Ne5 Be2 13.Nc6 Bd1;
         C) 8...Qd7 
            C1) 9.h3 Bf3 10.Bf3 Ne5 11.Be5 Be5 12.d4 Bd6 13.c4 c6;
            C2) 9.c4 dc4 (9...Bf3 10.Bf3 dc4 11.dc4 0–0–0 12.c5 Be7 13.Qc1 
             e5) 10.dc4 0–0–0 11.Nc3 Kb8 12.c5 Be5 13.Qb3 Bc3;
            C3) 9.Nc3 h6 (9...0–0 10.h3 Bh5 11.Qd2 h6 12.Na4 Qe7 13.Qc3 e5 
            ; 9...Bh5 10.Na4 0–0 11.Bf6 gf6 12.Nc5 Bc5 13.bc5 Kg7; 9...Bf3 
             10.Bf3 Ne5 11.Be2 0–0 12.f4 Ng6 13.Qd2 h5; 9...0–0–0 10.b5 ab5 
             11.Nb5 h5 12.c4 Kb8 13.Qa4 dc4; 9...Bf5 10.Nh4 Bg6 11.Qd2 0–0–0 
             12.b5 ab5 13.Nb5 Bc5; 9...Rd8 10.h3 Bf3 11.Bf3 Ne5 12.Be2 0–0 
             13.f4 Ng6) 10.h3 Bf3 11.Bf3 Ne5 12.Be2 0–0 13.Qd2 Ng6;
            C4) 9.Nbd2 0–0 (9...h5 10.c4 0–0 11.Bf6 gf6 12.d4 dc4 13.Nc4 
             a5; 9...Bf5 10.c4 0–0 11.h3 h6 12.Qb3 Be7 13.Ne5 Ne5; 
             9...0–0–0 10.h3 Bf3 11.Nf3 e5 12.a4 Bb4 13.Ne5 Ne5; 9...Rd8 
             10.h3 Bf3 11.Bf3 Ne5 12.Be5 Be5 13.d4 Bd6; 9...Bh5 10.c4 0–0 
             11.h3 Rfd8 12.Bf6 gf6 13.d4 Kh8; 9...Bf3 10.Nf3 0–0 11.c4 Be7 
             12.Qc2 h6 13.e4 de4) 10.h3 Bf5 11.c4 Be7 12.Qc2 Bg6 13.Ne5 Ne5;
         D) 8...Qe7 
            D1) 9.Nbd2 0–0 (9...Bf3 10.Bf3 a5 11.b5 Ne5 12.Be2 0–0 13.d4 
             Ned7; 9...Qd7 10.h3 Bh5 11.g4 Bg4 12.hg4 Ng4 13.Nd4 h5; 9...b6 
             10.h3 Bh5 11.c4 0–0 12.Qc2 dc4 13.Qc4 Ne5; 9...0–0–0 10.c4 Qd7 
             11.b5 ab5 12.cb5 Ne7 13.Qa4 Qe8; 9...Qd8 10.h3 Bf5 11.c4 0–0 
             12.Nh4 Bg6 13.c5 Be7) 10.h3 Bf3 11.Nf3 h6 12.Qd2 Rfe8 13.Rac1 
            D2) 9.Nc3 0–0 (9...Bh5 10.h3 0–0 11.Qd2 h6 12.Rab1 Rfd8 13.b5 
             Bf3) 10.h3 Bf3 11.Bf3 a5 12.b5 Ne5 13.Be2 Ned7;
            D3) 9.Qd2 0–0 (9...h6 10.h3 Bh5 11.Nc3 0–0 12.Rfe1 b6 13.d4 
             Qd7; 9...Bh5 10.h3 0–0 11.Nc3 h6 12.Rfe1 Rfc8 13.Rac1 Bf3; 
             9...h5 10.Nc3 0–0 11.h3 Bf5 12.Nh4 Bh7 13.Nf3 Rfc8; 9...Bf5 
             10.Nh4 0–0 11.h3 h6 12.Nf5 ef5 13.Nc3 d4; 9...Bf3 10.Bf3 a5 
             11.b5 Ne5 12.Be2 0–0 13.Nc3 Ned7) 10.Nc3 Bh5 11.h3 h6 12.Rfe1 
             Rfc8 13.d4 Qd7;
            D4) 9.h3 Bf3 (9...Bf5 10.Nbd2 0–0 11.c4 Qd7 12.Nh4 Bg6 13.Ng6 
             hg6; 9...Bh5 10.Nbd2 0–0 11.c4 dc4 12.dc4 b6 13.Qa4 Qe8) 
             10.Bf3 0–0 11.Nd2 a5 12.b5 Ne5 13.Be2 h6;
         E) 8...0–0= 
            E1) 9.Nbd2 Bf5 (9...Re8 10.h3 Bf5 11.c4 h6 12.Qb3 dc4 13.Nc4 
             e5; 9...h6 10.h3 Bf5 11.c4 Qd7 12.Qb3 Be7 13.Ne5 Ne5; 9...Qd7 
             10.h3 Bf5 11.c4 Be7 12.Qc2 Bg6 13.Ne5 Ne5; 9...Rc8 10.c4 h6 
             11.h3 Bf5 12.Qc2 Qd7 13.Bf6 gf6; 9...b6 10.h3 Bf5 11.Nh4 b5 
             12.Nb3 Re8 13.Nd4 Nd4; 9...Rb8 10.c4 Qd7 11.h3 Bh5 12.Bf6 gf6 
             13.d4 Kh8) 10.Nh4 a5 11.b5 Ne5 12.f4 Ng6 13.Nf5 ef5;
            E2) 9.Nc3 a5 (9...Qd7 10.h3 Bh5 11.g4 Bg6 12.g5 Ne8 13.Na4 Qe7 
            ; 9...h6 10.h3 Bf5 11.Nh4 Bh7 12.Qd2 e5 13.Na4 b6; 9...Qe7 
             10.h3 Bh5 11.Qd2 h6 12.Rfe1 Rfe8 13.Rab1 Red8; 9...e5 10.h3 Bf5 
             11.Nd5 Nd5 12.e4 Nf4 13.ef5 Qf6; 9...Bf3 10.Bf3 Qd7 11.d4 a5 
             12.b5 Ne7 13.Qd3 g6; 9...Re8 10.h3 Bf5 11.Na4 Qe7 12.Nh4 h6 
             13.Nf5 ef5) 10.b5 Bf3 11.Bf3 Ne7 12.e4 d4 13.Ne2 Be5;
            E3) 9.Qd2 Qe7 (9...Bf3 10.Bf3 a5 11.Nc3 Ne5 12.Nb5 Nf3 13.gf3 
             ab4; 9...h6 10.Nc3 e5 11.h3 Be6 12.b5 ab5 13.Nb5 Re8; 9...e5 
             10.h3 Be6 11.Nc3 h6 12.b5 ab5 13.Nb5 Re8; 9...Re8 10.Nc3 Qd7 
             11.h3 Bf3 12.Bf3 a5 13.b5 Ne5; 9...g6 10.Nc3 Nd7 11.h3 Bf3 
             12.Bf3 Qh4 13.d4 Nb6; 9...Bf5 10.Nc3 h6 11.h3 Re8 12.Rfe1 b6 
             13.Nh4 Bh7) 10.Nc3 h6 11.h3 Bf5 12.Rfe1 e5 13.Nd5 Nd5;
            E4) 9.h3 Bf3 (9...Bf5 10.Nbd2 e5 11.c4 e4 12.de4 de4 13.Ng5 
             Re8; 9...Bh5 10.Nbd2 Qd7 11.c4 Rfe8 12.Qc2 e5 13.cd5 Nd5) 
             10.Bf3 a5 11.b5 Ne5 12.Nd2 c6 13.bc6 bc6; 
         A) 8...Bh5 
            A1) 9.Na4 0–0 (9...b6 10.Rb1 0–0 11.g3 e5 12.d3 Qd7 13.Nc3 e4 
            ; 9...Qe7 10.Nd4 Be2 11.Qe2 Nd4 12.Bd4 e5 13.Bc5 Rc8) 10.Nd4 
             Be2 11.Qe2 Nd4 12.Bd4 e5 13.Bc5 b6;
            A2) 9.d4 Qd7 (9...0–0 10.h3 h6 11.Qd2 Ne4 12.Ne4 de4 13.Ne5 
             Ne5; 9...Qe7 10.Qd2 0–0 11.h3 h6 12.Rfd1 Qd7 13.Rab1 Rfe8; 
             9...h6 10.Na4 0–0 11.Nc5 Bc5 12.dc5 Ne4 13.c4 Qd7; 9...b6 
             10.Bd3 0–0 11.Qe2 e5 12.b5 Bf3 13.gf3 ab5) 10.Qd2 0–0 11.h3 h6 
             12.Rfe1 Rfe8 13.Rab1 Ra7;
            A3) 9.h3 0–0 (9...h6 10.Ne1 Be2 11.Qe2 0–0 12.Nd3 Qe7 13.Rab1 
             e5; 9...Qe7 10.b5 ab5 11.Nb5 0–0 12.a4 Ne4 13.d3 Nc5; 9...Qd7 
             10.Na4 0–0 11.Bf6 gf6 12.Nc5 Bc5 13.bc5 Rab8) 10.d4 Qd7 11.Qd2 
             h6 12.Rfe1 Rfe8 13.Rab1 Ra7;
            A4) 9.d3 0–0 (9...Qe7 10.Na4 0–0 11.h3 h6 12.Qd2 e5 13.Rfe1 
             Rfd8; 9...h6 10.Na4 0–0 11.Nc5 Bc5 12.bc5 Qe7 13.Rb1 Rab8; 
             9...b6 10.h3 0–0 11.Qd2 Qd7 12.d4 h6 13.Rfe1 Rfe8; 9...Rb8 
             10.b5 ab5 11.Nb5 0–0 12.h3 e5 13.c4 h6) 10.Qd2 h6 11.h3 Qd7 
             12.d4 Rfb8 13.Rfe1 b5;
            A5) 9.Nd4 Nd4 (9...Be2 10.Nce2 Nd4 11.Nd4 0–0 12.f4 a5 13.b5 
             Qd7) 10.ed4 Be2 11.Qe2 0–0 12.f4 c6 13.Rae1 b5;
            A6) 9.g3 0–0 (9...Bg4 10.Ng5 Be2 11.Qe2 h6 12.Nf3 0–0 13.e4 d4 
            ; 9...Qe7 10.Nd4 Be2 11.Nce2 Ne5 12.d3 0–0 13.Qd2 h6; 9...h6 
             10.Nd4 Be2 11.Nce2 Ne5 12.d3 0–0 13.Nf4 a5) 10.d3 h6 11.Qd2 Qe7 
             12.Nd4 Nd4 13.Bh5 Nc2;
         B) 8...0–0 
            B1) 9.Re1 Qd7 (9...Bh5 10.h3 h6 11.d4 Qe7 12.Rb1 Rfd8 13.Bd3 
             e5; 9...h6 10.h3 Bh5 11.d3 Re8 12.Na4 Qe7 13.Qd2 e5; 9...Qe7 
             10.h3 Bh5 11.d3 h6 12.Qd2 b6 13.d4 Qd7; 9...Bf3 10.Bf3 a5 11.b5 
             Ne5 12.Be2 Ng6 13.g3 Qd7; 9...a5 10.b5 Bf3 11.Bf3 Ne5 12.Be2 
             Qd7 13.d4 Ng6; 9...e5 10.h3 Bf5 11.d3 Qe7 12.Qd2 e4 13.de4 de4)
              10.h3 Bf3 11.Bf3 a5 12.b5 Ne5 13.Be2 h6;
            B2) 9.d3 h6 (9...Re8 10.h3 Bf5 11.Na4 Qe7 12.Nh4 h6 13.Nf5 ef5 
            ; 9...e5 10.h3 Bf5 11.Nd5 Nd5 12.e4 Nf4 13.ef5 Qf6; 9...Bh5 
             10.Qd2 Qe7 11.h3 h6 12.Rfe1 b6 13.d4 Qd7; 9...Qd7 10.h3 Bh5 
             11.Qd2 h6 12.d4 Rfe8 13.Rfe1 Rec8; 9...Nd7 10.Qd2 Qf6 11.Nd4 
             Nd4 12.Bg4 Ne5 13.Bd1 Nf5; 9...Qe7 10.h3 Bh5 11.Qd2 h6 12.Rfe1 
             b6 13.d4 Qd7) 10.h3 Bf5 11.Qd2 Re8 12.Rfe1 Qe7 13.Nd4 Nd4;
            B3) 9.d4 h6 (9...Ne4 10.h3 Bf5 11.Rb1 h6 12.Bd3 Re8 13.Re1 Rb8 
            ; 9...Bh5 10.Qd2 Ne4 11.Qd3 Bg6 12.Qd1 Qf6 13.Bd3 Bf5; 9...Qd7 
             10.h3 Bh5 11.Qd2 Rfe8 12.Rab1 h6 13.Rfe1 Red8; 9...Re8 10.h3 
             Bh5 11.Qd2 Qd7 12.Rfe1 h6 13.Rab1 Ra7; 9...Qe7 10.h3 Bh5 11.Qd2 
             h6 12.Rfd1 Qd7 13.Re1 Rfe8) 10.h3 Bf5 11.Bd3 Ne4 12.Rb1 Rb8 
             13.Re1 Re8;
            B4) 9.h3 Bh5 (9...Bf3 10.Bf3 a5 11.b5 Ne5 12.Be2 h6 13.f4 Ned7 
            ; 9...Bf5 10.Nh4 d4 11.ed4 Nd4 12.Nf5 ef5 13.Bd3 Re8) 10.d3 h6 
             11.Qd2 Qe7 12.Rfe1 b6 13.d4 Qd7; 
         A) 8...Bf3 9.Bf3 0–0 (9...Qd7 10.Nc3 Ne5 11.Be2 0–0 12.f4 Nc4 
          13.Bc4 dc4; 9...a5 10.b5 Ne5 11.Be5 Be5 12.d4 Bd6 13.c4 0–0; 
          9...h6 10.d4 0–0 11.Nc3 Nh7 12.e4 de4 13.Ne4 Ng5) 10.d4 Ne4 11.Nc3 
          f5 12.g3 Ng5 13.Bg2 Qf6;
         B) 8...Bh5 
            B1) 9.c4 dc4 (9...0–0 10.c5 Be7 11.Nc3 Qd7 12.d4 Ne4 13.Qc2 f5 
            ; 9...Be7 10.d4 Qd7 11.Nc3 0–0 12.Ne5 Be2 13.Qe2 Ne5) 10.Bc4 
             0–0 11.Nc3 a5 12.b5 Bf3 13.Qf3 Ne5;
            B2) 9.Nd4 Be2 (9...Nd4 10.Bd4 Be2 11.Qe2 e5 12.Bb2 0–0 13.c4 
             dc4) 10.Qe2 Nd4 11.Bd4 e5 12.Bb2 0–0 13.Nc3 c6;
            B3) 9.Nc3 0–0 (9...Qe7 10.Re1 0–0 11.Nd4 Nd4 12.ed4 Be2 13.Qe2 
             c6; 9...h6 10.Nd4 Be2 11.Nce2 Nd4 12.Nd4 a5 13.ba5 Ra5) 10.d3 
             Qd7 11.Qd2 h6 12.d4 Rfb8 13.Rfc1 b5;
            B4) 9.d4 0–0 (9...Qd7 10.Ne5 Be2 11.Qe2 Qd8 12.Nc6 bc6 13.Nd2 
             0–0; 9...h6 10.c4 dc4 11.Bc4 0–0 12.Nc3 Qe7 13.Bd3 Rad8; 
             9...Qe7 10.Nbd2 0–0 11.c4 Qd7 12.Ne5 Be2 13.Qe2 Qe8; 9...Ne4 
             10.Nc3 0–0 11.Ne4 de4 12.Nd2 Be2 13.Qe2 f5; 9...Bg6 10.Ne5 0–0 
             11.Nd2 Be5 12.de5 Nd7 13.c4 Nce5) 10.Nbd2 Ne4 11.Ne4 de4 12.Nd2 
             Be2 13.Qe2 f5;
            B5) 9.Re1 0–0 (9...h6 10.Nd4 Nd4 11.Bd4 Be2 12.Qe2 e5 13.Bb2 
             0–0; 9...Qe7 10.d3 0–0 11.Nbd2 Qd7 12.e4 de4 13.Ne4 Ne4; 
             9...Qd7 10.g4 Bg6 11.g5 Nh5 12.Nh2 Qe7 13.h4 h6) 10.Nc3 h6 
             11.d3 Re8 12.Qd2 Qd7 13.Na4 Qe7;
            B6) 9.d3 0–0 (9...h6 10.Nbd2 0–0 11.c4 Bg6 12.Qb3 Bf5 13.Qc2 
             Qd7; 9...a5 10.g4 Bg6 11.b5 Nb8 12.Nbd2 Nbd7 13.e4 de4; 
             9...Qe7 10.Nbd2 0–0 11.c4 dc4 12.dc4 b6 13.Qa4 Qe8; 9...Bg6 
             10.Nbd2 0–0 11.c4 h5 12.Qc2 Re8 13.Qb3 Bf5; 9...b6 10.Nbd2 0–0 
             11.c4 Re8 12.Qb3 Qd7 13.Rac1 Ne7) 10.Nbd2 Qd7 11.c4 Be7 12.Ne5 
             Ne5 13.Be5 Be2) 
    8...dc4+= 9.Bc4 
       (9.Nc3 b5 (9...Bf3 10.Bf3 0–0 11.Qe2 Be5 12.Bc6 bc6 13.f4 Bc3; 
       9...Nd7 10.Ne4 Bf3 11.Nd6 cd6 12.Bf3 d5 13.Bg7 Rg8; 9...0–0 10.Bc4 a5 
       11.b5 Bf3 12.Qf3 Ne5 13.Qe2 Rc8; 9...Nd5 10.g3 Qf6 11.Qc2 Qg6 12.Qg6 
       hg6 13.Nd5 ed5) 10.d3 cd3 11.Qd3 0–0 12.Rad1 Qd7 13.h3 Bf3) 
    9...0–0 10.d4 
       (10.Nc3 a5 11.b5 Bf3 12.Qf3 Ne5 13.Qe2 Rc8) 
       (10...Qe7 11.Nbd2+= (11.Nc3 Bf5 12.Qe2 Ne4 13.d5 ed5) 11...Bf5 
       12.Qe2 Ne4 13.Ne4 Be4; 
       10...Ne4 11.Nbd2 Nd2 12.Qd2 Qf6 13.Qe2 Qf5) 
       (11.h3 Bf3 12.Qf3 ed4 13.ed4 Re8) 
       (11...Ne5 12.Be5 (12.Nbd2 Bf3 13.gf3 Qe7) 12...Bf3 13.Qd4 Be5 
       (12.gf3 Ne5 13.Bb3 a5) 
    12...Ne5 13.Qe2 
       (13.Be5 Be5 14.Ra2 c6=) 
    14.b5 Nc4 15.Qc4 c5 16.bc6 
       (16.Rc1 Re8=) 
    16...bc6 17.h3 Rb8 18.Qc2 Qe7 19.Nd2 Rfc8 20.Rfd1 Rb2 21.Qb2 Be5 22.Qb6 
    Ba1 23.Ra1 Qd8 24.Qd8 Rd8 25.Nb3 a4 26.Nc5 Ra8 27.Rc1 Kf8 28.Rc4 Ke7 
    29.Na4 Kd6 30.Kf1 Ra5 31.Ke2 
       (31.e4 Ke5 32.f3 Ne8+/–) 
       (31...Nd5 32.e4 Ra4 33.e5 Ke5 34.Ra4 Nc3 35.Kd3 Na4 36.Kc4–+) 
    32.Rd4 Kc7 33.Rc4 
       (33.e4 c5 34.Rc4 Kc6=) 
    33...Kd6 34.Kd3 
    34...c5 35.g4 hg4 36.hg4 g5 37.Kc3 Kd5 38.f3 Nd7 39.Re4 ½–½
    (64) Cottarelli,Franco – Wochnik,Manfred
    corr, 2000
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 a6 4.Nf3= Bg4 5.Be2 e6 6.a3 Nc6 7.0–0 Bd6 8.c4 
       (8.d3 Bf3 9.Bf3 a5+=) 
    8...dc4 9.Bc4 0–0 10.d4 e5 11.de5 Bf3 12.Qf3 Ne5 13.Qe2 White prepares 
    b5 13...a5 14.b5 Nc4 15.Qc4 c5 16.bc6 bc6 17.h3 Rb8 18.Qc2 Qe7 19.Nd2 
    Rfc8 20.Rfd1 Rb2 
    21.Qb2+= Be5 22.Qb6 Ba1 23.Ra1 Qd8 24.Qd8 Rd8 25.Nb3 a4 26.Nc5 Ra8 27.Rc1 
    Kf8 28.Rc4 Ke7 29.Na4 Kd6 30.Kf1 Ra5 31.Ke2 h5 32.Rd4 Kc7 33.Rc4 
       (33.Rf4 Nd7+/–) 
       (33...Ne8!? 34.Nc3 Nd6=) 
    34.Kd3 c5 35.g4 
    35...hg4= 36.hg4 g5 37.Kc3 Kd5 38.f3 Nd7 39.Re4 ½–½
    (65) Cottarelli,Franco (2140) – Mateka,Petr (2290)
    WS/M1 ICCF, 2007
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.Bb2 0–0 6.e3 d5 7.Be2 Re8 8.0–0 
    Bf5 9.d3 Qe7 10.Nbd2 Rad8 11.a3 Ba5 12.Nb3 Bb6 13.a4 Na5 14.Ba3 Qd7 
    15.Nc5 Bc5 16.Bc5 b6N 
       (16...Nc6 17.h3 b6 18.Ba3 Na5 19.Qd2 Bh3 20.gh3 Qh3 21.Nh2 Re6 
       22.Rfd1 Nd7 23.Bf1 Rg6 24.Kh1 Qh4 25.f4 Re8 26.Bb2 c6 27.f5 Rg5 28.Bg2 
       Rf5 29.Qe1 Qh5 30.e4 de4 31.Be4 Woelfelschneider,P (2110)–Bonetti,S 
       (2105)/TT–16 ETC 2005/½–½ (36)) 
    17.Bd4 Qd6 18.Bc3 Nc6 19.a5 b5 20.a6 
       (20.Qd2 b4 21.Bb2 Rb8=) 
       (20...b4 21.Bb2=) 
    21.Bb2 h6 22.Qd2 Rb6 23.Rfb1 Reb8 24.Ra2 
       (24.Qc3 b4 25.Qb3 Nd7=) 
    24...Bc8 25.Rba1 b4 26.Bf6 Qf6 27.d4 Qd6 28.Qc1 Ne7 29.Bd3 c5 30.dc5 Qc5 
    31.Ra5 Qd6 32.Qd2 Be6 33.Nd4 Nc6 34.Nc6 Qc6 35.h3 Qd6 36.Rb1 Rc8 37.Rb5 
    Can b4 get defended? 37...Rb5 38.Bb5 Rb8 39.Bf1 
       (39.Rb4? Qc5 40.Qd4 Qd4 41.ed4 Bd7 42.Bd7 Rb4–+; 
       worse is 39.Qb4 Qb4 40.Rb4 Bd7 41.Bd7 Rb4–/+) 
    39...Qb6 40.Qd3 ½–½
    (66) Bendig,Frank – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr iCCF TT–6–02–Final, 2006
    1.b4 e5+= 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.e3 0–0 5.a3 Be7 6.Be2 d5 7.Nf3 c5 8.0–0 
    Nc6 9.Bb2 Qb6 10.Nc3 d4 11.ed4 cd4 
       (11...Qb2 12.Na4 Qa1 13.Qa1 Nd4 14.Nd4 cd4 15.Qd4+–; 
       11...Nd4?! 12.Rb1=) 
    12.Nb5 Bc5 13.Rb1 Qd8 14.a4 a6 15.Na3 Qe7 16.Ra1 Bf5 17.Re1 Ne4 18.Bd3 
    Rfe8 19.Nc4 Qf6 20.Ba3 Ba3 21.Ra3 Nb4 22.Nce5 
       (22.Rb3 Nd3 23.Rd3 Ng5–/+) 
       (worse is 22...Re5 23.Ne5 Qe5 24.f3 Nd3 25.Rd3+=) 
    23.Rd3 Re5 24.Ne5 Nf2 
       (worse is 24...Qe5 25.f3+=) 
       (25.Kf2 Bd3) 
    25...Nd3 26.Nd3 Bd3 27.Qb7 Rf8 28.cd3 h6 29.Qd7 Rd8 30.Qe7 Qd6 31.Qd6 Rd6 
    32.Re5 g6 33.g4 Kg7 34.Ra5 g5 35.Kf2 Kg6 36.Rc5 h5 37.h3 Rf6 
       (37...h4 38.Kf3+=) 
    38.Kg2= Rd6 39.Rc8 
       (39.Kf2!? hg4 40.hg4 Rf6 41.Kg3+=) 
       (39...hg4!? 40.hg4 Kg7+=) 
       (40.Kf3 f6+=) 
    (67) Cottarelli,Franco (2185) – Gavrijski,Dimitar (2010)
    corr ICCF WSTT/3/06/2 ;Inf 03, 2006
    3  1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 Nf6 4.c4 Be7 5.Be2 0–0 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 d5 
         A) 8...dc4 9.Bc4 Nbd7 10.Bf7 Kf7 11.Qb3 Kg6+/– 1.00;
         B) 8...b6 
            B1) 9.0–0 c5 (9...dc4 10.Bc4 c5 11.bc5 bc5=) 
             10.bc5 bc5 11.Nc2 Nc6+=;
            B2) 9.cd5 Nd5 (9...Qd5 10.0–0 c5 11.bc5 bc5=) 
             10.Qc2 c5 11.bc5 bc5+=;
            B3) 9.b5 dc4 (9...a6 10.d3 dc4 11.dc4 Bd7=) 
             10.Bc4 a6 11.a4 Bg4=;
         C) 8...a5 
            C1) 9.b5 c5 (9...dc4 10.Bc4 c5 11.bc6 Nc6+=) 
             10.bc6 Nc6 11.0–0 dc4+=;
            C2) 9.ba5 c5 10.Nb3 Be6 11.Bf6 Bf6=; 
         A) 8...c6 
            A1) 9.d3 c5 (9...dc4 10.dc4 c5 11.Nb3 Qd1+=; 
             9...Bb4 10.Bc3 Bc3 11.Nc3 dc4=) 10.Nb3 dc4 11.dc4 
            A2) 9.cd5 Qd5 (9...c5 10.Nb3 Qd5 11.f3 ef3=) 
             10.d3 cb5 11.0–0 Qe5+=;
            A3) 9.0–0 c5 (9...dc4 10.Bc4 c5 11.Nb3 Nbd7+=) 
             10.Nb3 dc4 11.Bc4 Nbd7+=;
         B) 8...c5 9.bc6 Nc6 10.Nc6 bc6 11.0–0 Ba6+=;
         C) 8...dc4 9.Bc4 a6 10.Qa4 Nfd7 11.Be2 Nc5–/+; 
       8.c5 a5 9.a3 ab4 (9...b6 10.cb6 ab4 11.bc7 Qc7=) 10.ab4 
       Ra1 11.Ba1 b6+=; 
         A) 8...dc4 
            A1) 9.Bc4 a5 (9...c6 10.0–0 Qd6 11.f3 b5=) 10.b5 
             c5 11.bc6 Nc6+=;
            A2) 9.Qc4 b6 (9...Na6 10.Ba3 Bg4 11.f3 ef3=; 
             9...a5 10.b5 c6 11.bc6 bc6=; 9...Nbd7 10.Nf5 Re8 
             11.Ne7 Qe7=) 10.f3 c5 11.bc5 bc5+=;
         B) 8...Nbd7 
            B1) 9.cd5 Nb6 (9...a5 10.a3 ab4 11.Nf5 Nc5+=) 
             10.a3 a5 11.ba5 Nbd5+=;
            B2) 9.0–0 dc4 (9...c5 10.bc5 Nc5 11.Qc2 dc4=; 
             9...a5 10.b5 a4 11.Qc3 dc4=) 10.Bc4 Ne5 11.f3 ef3+= 
            B3) 9.Nf5 dc4 (9...a5 10.cd5 Bb4 11.a3 Be7=) 
             10.Qc4 Nb6 11.Ne7 Qe7=;
         C) 8...a5 9.b5 c5 (9...a4 10.Qc2 a3 11.Bc3 c5+=) 
          10.bc6 Nc6 11.0–0 a4+=) 
         A) 9.Qb3–/+ ab4 (9...dc4 10.Qc4 ab4 11.ab4 Ra1+=) 
          10.ab4 Ra1 11.Ba1 dc4+=;
         B) 9.c5 ab4 (9...b6 10.cb6 ab4 11.bc7 Qc7=) 10.ab4 
          Ra1 11.Ba1 b6+=;
         C) 9.cd5 ab4 (9...Qd5 10.Qc2 ab4 11.Qc7 Bd6+=; 
          9...Nd5 10.d3 ed3 11.Bd3 ab4+=) 10.ab4 Ra1 11.Ba1 Qd5+= 
         D) 9.Qc2 ab4 (9...dc4 10.Qc4 ab4 11.ab4 Ra1+=) 10.cd5 
          Na6 11.Ba6 Ra6–/+;
         E) 9.b5 c6 (9...c5 10.bc6 Nc6 11.cd5 Nd4=; 9...dc4 
          10.Qc2 c5 11.bc6 Nc6+=) 10.0–0 c5 11.Nc2 dc4+=
       (9.0–0 a5 (9...Nbd7 10.Bc4 Ne5 11.Be2 a5=) 10.b5 c5 
       11.bc6 Nc6+=) 
       (9...b6 10.Qc2 c5 11.bc5 bc5=) 
       (10.ba5 c5 11.Nb3 Nc6+=) 
    10...c5 11.Ne2 
       (11.bc6 Nc6+=) 
    11...Nbd7 12.Ng3 Nb6 13.Be2 Re8 
       (13...Bd6 14.Qc2=) 
       (14.Bf6 Bf6 15.Nc3 Bc3 16.dc3 Qe7=) 
    14...Bd6 15.d3 ed3 16.Bd3 c4 
       (16...Be5 17.Be5 Re5 18.0–0=) 
    17.Bc4 Bg4 18.Be2 Rc8 19.Nc3 Nbd5 
       (19...Be2 20.Qe2 (worse is 20.Ke2 Nfd5 21.Rhd1 Qh4–/+) 20...Nc4 21.Rd1=) 
    20.Qd2+= Nc3 21.Bc3 Be2 22.Ke2 Ng4 
         A) 23.hg3? Ne4 24.Qd8 Nc3 (worse is 24...Red8 25.Bd4+/–) 25.Kf1 Red8–+;
         B) 23.Qd8 Red8 24.Bf6 Rc2 25.Kf3 Rf2 26.Kg3 Rf6 27.Rhd1=) 
       (23.Nf5 Rc3 24.Qc3 Be5=) 
    23...Qg5= 24.Qd6 
         A) worse is 24...Nh2 25.Qf5 (worse is 25.Qd6 Rc3 26.Qd4 Rc2 27.Rd2 Qb5 28.Ke1 
          Rd2 29.Qd2 Qc6–/+) 25...Qg4 26.Qg4 Ng4 27.Nf5+=;
         B) 24...Bc5 25.Bd2 Nf2 26.Kf2 Rcd8–/+) 
       (24...Re3 25.Kf1 Rec3 26.Kg1=) 
    25.Kf1= Rc2 26.Rd2 Ne3 
       (26...Rd2 27.Qd2 Nh2 28.Kg1=) 
       (27.fe3? Rd2 28.Qd2 Qf6 29.Ke2 Qa1–+) 
    27...Rd2 28.Qd2 Qd5 29.Qd5 Nd5 30.Rc1 g6 31.Kf1 
       (31.h3 h6=) 
    31...Kg7 32.Ne2 Re5 
       (32...Kf6 33.Nd4=) 
    33.Nd4 Rh5 
       (33...h6 34.Rc8=) 
    34.h3 Nf4 35.a4 Re5 
       (35...Rd5 36.Ne2 Ne6 37.g3=) 
    36.Rd1 Rd5 37.g3 
       (37.Rd2 Rc5 38.Ne2 Nd5=) 
       (better is 37...Nh3!? 38.f4 g5–/+) 
    38.Ke2+= Re5 39.Kf3 Rd5 40.Ke3 
       (40.g4 Nf6+=) 
    40...Re5 41.Kf3 Rd5 42.Ke3 
       (42.g4 Nf6+=) 
    42...Re5 43.Kf3 
       (43.Kd2 Nf6 44.f3 h6+=) 
    Rd5= ½–½
    (68) Richter,Wolfgang – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF TT, 2004
    1.b4 f5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.Nf3 e6 4.a3 d5 5.e3 Bd6 6.Be2 0–0 7.0–0 c6 8.c4 
       (8.Be5 a5=) 
       (8...dc4 9.Bc4 b5 10.Bb3=) 
       (9.Nd4 Qe8+=) 
       (9...dc4 10.Bc4 Nb6 11.Bb3=) 
    10.cd5 cd5 11.Rc1 e5 12.Nc3 
       (worse is 12.Qf5 Ne4 13.Rc8 Rc8–/+ (13...Qc8?! 14.Qe6 Kh8 15.Qd5=)) 
    12...e4 13.Nb5 
       (13.Nd4 Qe5 14.f4 ef3 15.Nf3 Qe7+=) 
       (13...ef3 14.Nd6 Qe6+/–) 
    14.Nfd4+= f4 15.Nc7 Bc7 16.Qc7 f3 17.gf3 Ne5 18.Kh1 Rf7 19.Qc2 
       (19.Qd6 Rd7 20.Qe6 Qe6 21.Ne6 ef3 22.Be5 fe2+/–) 
    19...ef3= 20.Nf3 Nf3 21.Bf3 Ne4 22.Be4 de4 23.Rg1 Bf5 24.Qc4 Qe6 25.Qd4 
    The pressure on g7 grows 
       (25.Qe6 Be6 26.Rg5 g6=) 
    25...Bg6 26.Raf1 
       (26.Rac1 Rd7 27.Qe5 Qf7=) 
       (26...Rd7 27.Qc5=) 
    27.Qa7 Bh5 
       (27...b6 28.Qa6+=) 
    28.Rg3+= Bf3 29.Kg1 Rcc7 30.Ra1 b6 
       (30...Rc2!? 31.Bc3 Qe8+=) 
    31.Qb8+/– Rc8 32.Qe5 Qe5 33.Be5 b5 34.Bc3 Ra8 35.Kf1 g6 36.Ke1 Rf5 37.h3 
       (37.Bd4 Kf7+/–) 
    37...Kf7+= 38.Bd4 Rc8 39.Bc5 Ra8 40.Ra2 Ke6 41.Bd4 Rc8 
       (41...g5 42.Ra1+=) 
    42.Bc3 Ra8 43.Ra1 
       (43.Bb2 Rc8=) 
    43...Kf7 44.Bb2 Rc8 ½–½
    (69) Cottarelli,Franco – Klemens,Leszek
    corr ICCF TT/02/2 ;Inf 06, 2005
    6/2  1.b4 e5 2.a3 Nf6 3.Bb2 d6 4.c4 Be7 5.Nc3 0–0 6.e4 Nc6 7.Nf3 Bg4 
    8.Be2 a6 9.0–0 Bf3 10.Bf3 Nd4 11.Nd5 Nf3 12.Qf3 c6 
       (12...Nd5 13.cd5 f5 14.ef5+=) 
    13...Qe7= 14.d3 Nd7 
       (14...Qe6 15.c5=) 
    15.Rad1 a5 16.Ra1 Qe6 17.Qg3 Nb6 
       (17...f5 18.Qh3=) 
    18.f4 Na4 19.f5 Qf6 20.Bc1 h6 21.Bd2 ab4 22.ab4 b5 23.cb5 cb5 24.Rfc1 
    Rfc8 25.Qg4 Rc1 26.Rc1 Nb6 27.Be1 Qe7 28.Bh4 f6 29.Bf2 Qb7 30.Be3 Kh8 
    31.Qh5 Rf8 
       (31...d5 32.Bh6 Kg8 33.Qg4+/–) 
       (32.Qg6 d5 33.Rc5 Qd7+=) 
    32...d5+= 33.Rc5 Qd7 34.Kh2 d4 35.Bc1 Na4 36.Rd5 Qc7 37.Bd2 Nb2 38.Rc5 Qf7 
    39.Qe2 Qb3 
       (39...Rb8 40.Rc6+=) 
    40.Bh6 gh6 41.Rc7 Qd1 42.Qb2 Qd3 43.Qc1 Qe3 44.Qc6 
       (44.Qe3!? de3 45.Kg3+=) 
    44...Qf4 45.Kg1 h5 46.Qb7 Qh6 ½–½
    (70) Cottarelli,Franco – Feilmayr,Erwin
    corr ICCF TT, 2007
    1.b4 e6 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.b5 a6 4.a4 ab5 5.ab5 Ra1 6.Ba1 d5 7.e3 Bd6 8.f4 0–0 
    9.Nf3 c5 10.Be2 Nbd7 11.0–0 b6 12.c4 Bb7 13.cd5 Nd5 14.Na3 Qe7 15.Nc4 Bc7 
    16.Qe1 Rd8 17.Qg3 Threatening mate: Qxg7 17...f6 18.Bb2 Nf8 19.d4 Qe8 
       (19...Ng6 20.Ba1=) 
    20.dc5+= Qb5 21.cb6 Bb6 22.Nd4 Bd4 23.Bd4 
       (worse is 23.ed4 Nb6 24.Qc3 Rc8–/+) 
    23...Qb4 24.Rc1 Ba6 25.Qf3 Rc8 
       (25...Qb3 26.Qe4+=) 
    26.Qf1 Nd7 27.Rb1 Qf8 28.Ra1 Rc6 29.Nd2 Be2 30.Qe2 Qb8 31.Qg4 Nf8 
       (31...Qe8 32.Nf3=) 
    32.Ne4 e5 
       (32...Ng6 33.Nc5 Qc8 34.Nd3=) 
    33.fe5 fe5 34.Qf5 Ne7 
       (34...g6 35.Qg5 h6 36.Be5 hg5 37.Bb8 Ne3 38.Kf2+/–) 
       (worse is 35.Qe5 Qe5 36.Be5 Re6 37.Bg7 Re4 38.Bf8 Kf8–/+) 
    35...Nf5 36.Bb8 Ne3 37.Kf2 Nd5 
       (37...Nc4 38.Ra7=) 
       (38.Ra7 Nf6 39.Kf3 Ng6+=) 
    38...Nc3 39.Nc3 Rd6 40.Ne4 Rb6 41.Ra7 h6 42.Ng3 
       (42.h4 h5+=) 
       (42...Rb2 43.Kf3=) 
    43.Ke3 Rf7 44.Ra8 Kh7 45.Ne4 Ng6 46.g3 ½–½
    (71) Ruhle,Ernest – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF, 2007
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 0–0 5.e3 d5 6.Be2 c5 7.0–0 Nc6 8.Bb2 
    Re8 9.d3 Ba5 10.Nbd2 Bc7 11.c4 dc4 12.Nc4 Be6 13.Qc2 
       (13.Qb3 b6=) 
       (13...Nb4 14.Qc3+=) 
       (14.d4 cd4 15.Nd4 Nd4 16.Bd4 b5=) 
    14...Rad8+= 15.Rac1 Bf5 
       (15...b6 16.d4=) 
       (16.Qb3 Rb8=) 
    16...b5 17.Ncd2 Bd6 18.Nh4 Bg4 
       (18...Be6 19.Nhf3=) 
    19.Nb3 Will c5 fall? 
       (19.Bg4 Ng4 20.Nf5 Bh2 21.Kf1 Qd7 22.Ng7 Re7= (worse is 22...Qd3 23.Qd3 Rd3 
       24.Ne8 Rd2 25.Re2+–)) 
    19...Nd7 20.Bg4 Qh4 21.h3 Nce5 22.Be2 a6 Black prepares c4 23.d4 c4 
    The passed pawn on d4 will quickly become a dangerous weapon 24.Na5 
    Bc7 25.Bc3 Ng6 26.Nc6 Rc8 
       (26...Ra8 27.Bf3=) 
    27.Bg4 Ngf8 28.Nb4 
       (28.d5 Qh6+=) 
    28...Bd6 29.Rb1 
       (29.Na6 Ra8 30.Bd7 Nd7+=) 
       (29...Ra8 30.Bf3 Ra7 31.a4+=) 
    30.Bf3 Nb8 31.e4 
       (31.Qf5 g6 32.Qd5 Red8+=) 
    31...Ne6= 32.e5 
       (32.Qd1 Nf4=) 
    32...Bb4 33.Re4 Qe7 34.ab4 Ng5 35.Re3 Nf3 36.Rf3 Nc6 37.Qf5 Rcd8 38.Rf4 
    g6 39.Qe4 Qe6 40.Ra1 
    40...a5 41.Ra5 Na5 42.ba5 Qd5 43.Qe3 Re6 44.Bb4 Ra6 45.Qc3 Rd7 
       (45...Rc8 46.Bc5+=) 
       (46.Bc5 Qa8+=) 
    46...Rda7 Attacking the isolated pawn on a5 
       (46...Rdd6 47.ed6 Rd6 48.Qb4+=) 
       (47.Bb4 Rb7+=) 
    47...Ra8+= 48.Bb6 
       (48.Bb4 Rc8+=) 
    (72) Cottarelli,Franco (2185) – Haznedaroglu,Kivanc (1990)
    corr ICCF WSTT/3/06/2, 2006
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 0–0 5.e3 Nc6 6.Bb2 d5 7.Be2 Bf5 8.0–0 
    Re8 9.d3 a5 10.Nbd2 a4 
         A) 11.Re1 
            A1) 11...Rad8 12.a3 (12.Rb1 b5 13.Qc1 Rb8 14.a4+=; 
             12.c3 Bd6 13.Qb3 Rb8 14.c4=; 12.Qc1 Bd6 13.Bc3 b6 
             14.Qb2=; 12.Rc1 Bd6 13.c4 Nb4 14.Qb3+=) 
             12...Bd6 13.c4 Be6 14.Ng5=;
            A2) 11...a4 12.a3 (12.Rb1 a3 13.Bf6 Qf6 14.Nd4=) 
             12...Bd6 13.c4 Be6 14.cd5=;
            A3) 11...Rab8 12.a3 (12.Rb1 b5 13.Nh4 Be6 14.Nhf3+= 
            ; 12.a4 Bd6 13.Rb1 Nd7 14.c4+=) 12...Bd6 13.c4 Be6 
            A4) 11...Be6 12.a3 (12.Ng5 Bd7 13.a3 Bc5 14.d4=; 
             12.Rb1 d4 13.Nd4 Nd4 14.Bd4=) 12...Bd6 13.c4 Rab8 
            A5) 11...b6 12.a3 Bc5 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4=;
            A6) 11...Rac8 12.a3 (12.Rb1 Rb8 13.Nh4 Be6 14.Nhf3=
             ; 12.Rc1 Bd6 13.c4 Nb4 14.Qb3=; 12.h3 Bd6 
             13.Qb1 Rb8 14.c4=; 12.Qb1 Bg4 13.a3 Bd2 14.Nd2= 
            ) 12...Bd6 13.c4 Be6 14.Qb3=;
            A7) 11...Bd6 12.Qb1 (12.a3 Be6 13.Qb1 Ra7 14.c4=; 
             12.Rc1 a4 13.Rb1 b6 14.e4+=; 12.a4 Rad8 13.Rb1 b6 
             14.Nd4+=; 12.Rb1 Rab8 13.Bc3 Nb4 14.Rb2+= 
            ) 12...Rab8 13.Bc3 Bb4 14.Qb2=;
         B) 11.Qc1 
            B1) 11...Rad8 12.a3 (12.Re1 Bd6 13.Bc3 b6 14.Qb2= 
            ) 12...Bc5 13.Re1 b6 14.d4=;
            B2) 11...Be6 12.c4 (12.a3 Bd6 13.Rb1 Rab8 14.c4=; 
             12.c3 Bd6 13.c4 a4 14.Rb1=) 12...Rad8 13.a3 Bd2 
            B3) 11...a4 12.a3 Bc5 13.Re1 Qd8 14.Rb1=;
            B4) 11...Bd6 12.Rb1 (12.Qb1 Ne5 13.Ne5 Be5 14.Be5= 
            ; 12.c4 Nb4 13.Qb1 Ng4 14.Kh1+=; 12.Bc3 Ne5 13.Qb2 
             b6 14.Be5=; 12.Re1 a4 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4= 
            ) 12...b6 13.a3 a4 14.Re1=;
            B5) 11...Qe6 12.a3 (12.Rb1 Rab8 13.a3 Be7 14.c4=; 
             12.Ng5 Qd6 13.c3 Bc5 14.Nb3=) 12...Bd6 13.c4 dc4 
            B6) 11...Bc5 12.Re1 (12.Rb1 Be3 13.fe3 Qe3 14.Kh1+=
             ; 12.Nb3 Bd6 13.c4 dc4 14.Qc4+=) 12...Bd6 13.c4 
             Be6 14.Rb1=;
            B7) 11...Rab8 12.a3 Bc5 13.Nb3 Bd6 14.c4=;
         C) 11.a3 Bc5 (11...Bd6 12.c4 Ne5 13.Be5 Be5 14.d4=) 
          12.Re1 (12.Rb1 Ba3 13.Ba3 Qa3 14.Rb7+=; 12.Ra2 Qe6 
          13.Ng5 Qd6 14.d4=; 12.Kh1 a4 13.Qb1 Ra7 14.d4+=
          ) 12...Ng4 13.d4 Nf2 14.Kf2=; 
         A) 11.Re1 
            A1) 11...Bd6 12.a4 (12.c4 dc4 13.Nc4 Bb4 14.Rf1+=) 
             12...Qe7 13.Rb1 Nd7 14.Nd4=;
            A2) 11...Qe7 12.a3 (12.a4 Bd6 13.Rb1 Be6 14.e4=; 
             12.Rb1 b5 13.Nh4 Be6 14.Nhf3+=) 12...Bd6 13.c4 Be6 
            A3) 11...Bc5 12.c3 (12.Rb1 a4 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4+=; 
             12.a3 b5 13.Nb3 Bd6 14.a4=; 12.Rc1 b5 13.Nb3 Bb4 
             14.c3+=; 12.Nb3 Bd6 13.Rb1 Qe7 14.Nfd4=)
              12...Bd6 13.Qc2 b5 14.a4=;
            A4) 11...a4 12.Rb1 (12.a3 Be7 13.c3 b5 14.Bc1+=) 
             12...a3 13.Ba1 Bd6 14.c4+=;
         B) 11.Rb1 
            B1) 11...b5 12.Nb3 (12.a4 ba4 13.c4 Bd2 14.Nd2=; 
             12.h3 a4 13.Nh4 Be6 14.Nhf3+=) 12...a4 13.Nbd4 Nd4 
            B2) 11...Qe7 12.a4 (12.Re1 Bd6 13.Bc3 Nb4 14.Rb2+= 
            ; 12.Nb3 a4 13.Nbd4 Nd4 14.Nd4+=; 12.c4 dc4 13.Nc4 
             b5 14.Nce5+=; 12.c3 Bc5 13.Re1 Bd6 14.Qc2+=
             ) 12...Ba3 13.Ba1 Be6 14.c4=;
            B3) 11...Be7 12.Nb3 b5 13.Nfd4 Nd4 14.Nd4=;
         C) 11.a4 
            C1) 11...Bd6 12.c4 Nb4 13.Qb3 Be6 14.Nd4=;
            C2) 11...Be6 12.Re1 (12.Ng5 Bd7 13.Bh5 Rf8 14.Be2+= 
            ; 12.Rb1 Qe7 13.c3 Bd6 14.c4=; 12.Rc1 Qe7 13.c4 dc4 
             14.Nc4=; 12.Nb3 Qe7 13.Rb1 b6 14.Nbd4= 
            ) 12...b5 13.ab5 Rb5 14.c3=;
            C3) 11...Be7 12.Re1 (12.Nb3 Bd6 13.Bc3 b6 14.Nbd4+=
             ; 12.Rb1 Nb4 13.Nd4 Bd7 14.c4=; 12.c4 Nb4 
             13.Qb3 dc4 14.Nc4+=; 12.Rc1 b5 13.ab5 Rb5 14.Rb1= 
            ) 12...Bd6 13.Rb1 Qe7 14.c4=;
            C4) 11...Qd6 12.Nb3 (12.Rc1 Rbd8 13.c3 Ba3 14.Ba3=
             ; 12.c4 dc4 13.Nc4 Qe7 14.Qc2=; 12.c3 Bc5 
             13.Nb3 Bb6 14.Ba3=; 12.Rb1 Qe6 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4= 
            ) 12...Qe7 13.Rb1 Bd6 14.Nfd4=;
            C5) 11...Qe7 12.Re1 (12.c4 dc4 13.Nc4 Rbd8 14.Qc2= 
            ; 12.Rb1 Rbd8 13.c3 Bc5 14.c4+=; 12.Rc1 Rbd8 13.Nb3 
             Bd6 14.d4+=; 12.Nb3 Bd6 13.Rb1 Bd7 14.Nbd2=
             ) 12...Bd6 13.Rb1 Be6 14.e4=;
         D) 11.Nb3 
            D1) 11...Bd6 12.c4 (12.Nfd4 Nd4 13.Nd4 Bd7 14.c4= 
            ; 12.Rb1 Qe7 13.Qd2 b6 14.Nfd4+=; 12.Re1 Qe7 13.Rb1 
             a4 14.Nbd4+=; 12.Nbd4 Nd4 13.Nd4 Bd7 14.c4=
             ) 12...dc4 13.dc4 b6 14.Nbd4=;
            D2) 11...a4 12.Nbd4 (12.a3 Bd6 13.Nbd4 Nd4 14.Nd4=
             ) 12...Nd4 13.Bd4 c5 14.Rb1=;
            D3) 11...Bg4 12.Rb1 (12.Nbd4 Nd4 13.Nd4 Be2 14.Qe2=
             ; 12.h3 Bd7 13.c4 dc4 14.dc4=; 12.a4 Qe7 13.h3 
             Bf5 14.c3=; 12.c4 dc4 13.dc4 Ne4 14.Nfd4=
             ) 12...Qe7 13.Nfd4 Be2 14.Qe2=;
            D4) 11...Bd7 12.Qc1 (12.c4 dc4 13.dc4 Ne4 14.Qd3= 
            ; 12.a3 Bd6 13.c4 dc4 14.dc4=; 12.Rb1 Bd6 13.Nfd4 
             Nd4 14.Nd4+=; 12.Nbd4 Nd4 13.Bd4 Bd6 14.c4+=/
             10) 12...a4 13.Nbd4 b5 14.c4=;
            D5) 11...b6 12.Nbd4 (12.Rc1 a4 13.Nbd4 Nd4 14.Nd4+= 
            ; 12.Nfd4 Nd4 13.Nd4 Bd7 14.c4=; 12.Rb1 a4 13.Nbd4 
             Nd4 14.Nd4=; 12.Nbd2 Qe7 13.a3 Bc5 14.c4=
             ) 12...Nd4 13.Nd4 Bd7 14.c4=;
            D6) 11...Be6 12.Rb1 Qe7 13.Nbd4 Nd4 14.Nd4=;
            D7) 11...Qe7 12.a4 (12.Nbd4 Nd4 13.Nd4 Bd7 14.Rb1+= 
            ; 12.Nfd4 Nd4 13.Nd4 Bd7 14.Rb1+=; 12.Rb1 a4 13.Nbd4 
             Nd4 14.Nd4+=; 12.Nbd2 Bd6 13.c4 Nb4 14.Qb3=
             ) 12...Bd6 13.Rb1 Bd7 14.Nbd2=;
         E) 11.a3 
            E1) 11...Be7 12.Nb3 (12.Rb1 b5 13.Nb3 Qd6 14.Re1= 
            ; 12.c4 dc4 13.Nc4 b5 14.Nfe5=; 12.a4 Qd6 13.Rb1 b6 
             14.c4=; 12.Re1 b5 13.Nf1 Bd6 14.Ra2+=) 
             12...b5 13.a4 b4 14.c3=;
            E2) 11...Bd6 12.c4 Be6 13.Qc2 Be7 14.Rab1=;
            E3) 11...Bc5 12.d4 (12.Nb3 Bd6 13.Nfd4 Nd4 14.Nd4= 
            ; 12.Re1 b5 13.Nb3 Bd6 14.a4=; 12.a4 Qe7 13.Nb3 Bd6 
             14.Rb1+=; 12.Rb1 Qe7 13.a4 Ng4 14.d4+=) 
             12...Be7 13.Bb5 Bd6 14.c4=;
            E4) 11...Bf8 12.Qc1 b5 13.c4 dc4 14.dc4=; 
         A) 11.Rb1 
            A1) 11...Bd6 12.Re1 (12.Nh4 Be6 13.Nhf3 Qe7 14.c4= 
            ; 12.a3 Qe7 13.c4 d4 14.Nd4=; 12.a4 Qe7 13.c4 Nb4 
             14.Qb3=; 12.Nb3 Qe7 13.Nbd4 Nd4 14.Nd4+=
             ) 12...a4 13.a3 Na5 14.Qc1=;
            A2) 11...a4 12.c4 (12.a3 Bc5 13.d4 Bd6 14.Bb5=) 
             12...dc4 13.Nc4 Bc5 14.a3=;
            A3) 11...Qe7 12.c4 dc4 13.Nc4 b5 14.Ncd2=;
         B) 11.Re1 
            B1) 11...Qe7 12.a3 Bd6 13.c4 Ne5 14.Ne5=;
            B2) 11...Bc5 12.Rb1 (12.Nb3 Bd6 13.Nfd4 Nd4 14.Nd4=
             ; 12.c4 d4 13.ed4 Nd4 14.Nd4+=; 12.d4 Bd6 13.c4 
             Nb4 14.cd5+=; 12.a3 d4 13.ed4 Nd4 14.Nd4=
             ) 12...Bd6 13.a3 Qe7 14.e4=;
            B3) 11...a4 12.a3 Bc5 13.d4 Bd6 14.c4=;
         C) 11.Qc1 
            C1) 11...Bc5 12.Nb3 (12.d4 Bd6 13.a3 Ne7 14.c4=; 
             12.a4 Qe7 13.d4 Bd6 14.Bb5=; 12.a3 a4 13.d4 Bd6 
             14.c4=; 12.Re1 a4 13.Rb1 a3 14.Bc3+=) 
             12...Bd6 13.c4 Nb4 14.Rd1=;
            C2) 11...Be7 12.a3 (12.Rb1 Bd6 13.a3 Qe7 14.Re1=; 
             12.Re1 a4 13.a3 Bc5 14.d4=; 12.Qd1 a4 13.a3 Bc5 
             14.d4=; 12.Rd1 a4 13.c4 a3 14.Bc3=) 
             12...Qd6 13.c4 Rad8 14.Qc3=;
            C3) 11...Rb8 12.Rd1 (12.a3 Bc5 13.Nb3 Be7 14.c4=; 
             12.Re1 Bd6 13.c4 Nb4 14.Qc3+=; 12.Nb3 Bd6 13.c4 dc4 
             14.Qc4=; 12.c4 Bd2 13.Nd2 Nb4 14.Qc3=) 
             12...Bc5 13.Nb3 Bd6 14.c4=;
            C4) 11...Bd6 12.c4 Nb4 13.Qb1 dc4 14.Nc4=;
            C5) 11...a4 12.c4 Bd2 13.Nd2 Ne5 14.Be5=;
         D) 11.a3 
            D1) 11...Be7 12.Rb1 (12.Qc1 b5 13.c4 dc4 14.dc4=) 
             12...Qd7 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4=;
            D2) 11...Bc5 12.d4 Bd6 13.c4 Ne7 14.Rc1=; 
       10...Be6 11.Rb1 
         A) 11...Ra7 12.a4 (12.a3 Bd6 13.c4 Qe7 14.cd5=) 
          12...b6 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4=;
         B) 11...b6 12.a3 (12.c3 Bd6 13.c4 a4 14.Ng5+=; 12.Ng5 
          Bf5 13.a3 Bd6 14.c4=; 12.Nb3 Qe7 13.Nbd4 Nd4 14.Nd4= 
         ; 12.d4 Bd7 13.c4 Be6 14.a3=) 12...Bc5 
          13.d4 Bd6 14.Bb5=;
         C) 11...Rb8 12.a3 (12.Nb3 Qe7 13.Nbd4 Nd4 14.Nd4=) 
          12...Bd6 13.c4 Qe7 14.cd5=;
         D) 11...Qe7 12.c3 (12.Nb3 a4 13.Nbd4 Nd4 14.Nd4=; 
          12.a3 Ba3 13.Ba3 Qa3 14.Rb7+=; 12.Re1 b5 13.Ng5 Bd7 
          14.Bh5=; 12.a4 b6 13.Ng5 Bf5 14.Nb3+=) 
          12...Bd6 13.c4 Rab8 14.Ng5=; 
         A) 11.Rb1 
            A1) 11...Nb6 12.Qc1 (12.a3 Bd6 13.Qc1 Qe7 14.c4=; 
             12.Ba1 Bd6 13.Nb3 a4 14.Nbd4=; 12.Re1 Qe7 13.c3 
             Bd6 14.Qc2+=; 12.h3 Na4 13.Ba1 Rb8 14.Rb3+=
             ) 12...Qe7 13.c4 Rad8 14.a3=;
            A2) 11...Bd6 12.c4 (12.Bd4 Rb8 13.c4 Be6 14.Bc3=; 
             12.Re1 Qe7 13.Nd4 Nd4 14.Bd4=; 12.a3 Nb6 13.Qc1 Qe7 
             14.c4=; 12.Bc3 Nb6 13.Nb3 a4 14.Nbd4=)
              12...Nb4 13.cd5 Nd3 14.Qc2=;
            A3) 11...Nde5 12.Nb3 (12.Ne5 Ne5 13.Re1 Qe7 14.a3= 
            ; 12.a3 Bd6 13.Ne5 Ne5 14.Re1=) 12...Qe7 13.Nbd4 
             Nf3 14.Bf3=;
            A4) 11...Rb8 12.Nb3 (12.a3 Bc5 13.Nb3 Bd6 14.Nfd4= 
            ; 12.Re1 Qe7 13.Qc1 Bd6 14.e4=; 12.c3 Be7 13.Qc2 b5 
             14.Rfe1=) 12...Bd6 13.Nfd4 Nd4 14.Nd4=;
            A5) 11...a4 12.a3 Bd6 13.c4 Nb6 14.cd5=;
            A6) 11...Qe7 12.Re1 (12.a3 Ba3 13.Ba3 Qa3 14.Rb7–/+)
              12...Rab8 13.Qc1 Bd6 14.e4=;
         B) 11.Re1 
            B1) 11...Qe7 12.a3 Bd6 13.c4 Be6 14.d4=;
            B2) 11...Bd6 12.Qc1 (12.Qb1 Nb6 13.a3 Qe7 14.e4=; 
             12.Rb1 Qe7 13.Nd4 Nd4 14.Bd4=) 12...Qe7 13.c4 Be6 
            B3) 11...Rb8 12.a3 (12.Rb1 Qe7 13.Qc1 Bd6 14.e4=; 
             12.Rc1 b5 13.Rb1 Qe7 14.c3=) 12...Bd6 13.c4 Be6 
            B4) 11...Nb6 12.Qb1 (12.Rb1 Qe7 13.Qc1 Bd6 14.c4= 
            ; 12.Qc1 Na4 13.c3 Bd6 14.d4=; 12.a4 Qe7 13.c3 Bd6 
             14.Qb3=; 12.a3 Bd6 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4=) 
             12...Na4 13.a3 Nc3 14.Qc1=;
         C) 11.Rc1 
            C1) 11...Nde5 12.Ne5 (12.Rb1 Qe7 13.Ne5 Ne5 14.Nf3=
             ; 12.a3 Nf3 13.Bf3 Bd6 14.h3=; 12.a4 Qe7 13.Ne5 
             Ne5 14.d4=; 12.Re1 Nf3 13.Bf3 Ne5 14.Be5=
             ) 12...Ne5 13.a3 Bd6 14.d4=;
            C2) 11...Bd6 12.Rb1 (12.Re1 a4 13.Rb1 Qe7 14.Nd4= 
            ; 12.c4 Nb4 13.Nb3 dc4 14.dc4+=; 12.Ra1 Qe7 13.c4 
             Nb4 14.cd5=; 12.a3 Nc5 13.Rb1 Na4 14.Ba1+=
             ) 12...Qe7 13.c4 Nb4 14.cd5=;
            C3) 11...Qe7 12.c4 Be6 13.Qc2 a4 14.d4=;
            C4) 11...Be6 12.a3 Bd6 13.c4 Qe7 14.Qb3=;
            C5) 11...Rb8 12.a3 (12.Rb1 Qe7 13.Nb3 Nf6 14.Nbd4= 
            ; 12.c4 Nce5 13.a3 Bd2 14.Qd2=) 12...Bc5 13.c4 dc4 
            C6) 11...a4 12.a3 Bd6 13.c4 d4 14.Nd4=;
            C7) 11...Nb6 12.c4 (12.Rb1 Qe7 13.Re1 Na4 14.Ba1=)
              12...dc4 13.Nc4 Nc4 14.dc4=;
         D) 11.Nb3 
            D1) 11...Bd6 12.Nbd4 (12.Nfd4 Nd4 13.Nd4 Bg6 14.Nb5=
             ) 12...Nd4 13.Nd4 Bg6 14.Nb5=;
            D2) 11...Nde5 12.Ne5 (12.Nfd4 Bd7 13.a3 Bd6 14.Nb5=
             ; 12.Rb1 Qe7 13.Nbd4 Nf3 14.Bf3=; 12.a4 Bd6 
             13.Ne5 Ne5 14.Nd4=; 12.Nbd4 Nf3 13.Nf3 Qd7 14.a3= 
            ) 12...Ne5 13.Nd4 Bd7 14.Nf3=;
            D3) 11...Nb6 12.a4 (12.Nfd4 Na4 13.Nc6 bc6 14.Rb1+= 
            ; 12.Nbd4 Na4 13.Nc6 Nb2 14.Qb1+=; 12.a3 Bd6 13.a4 
             Bd7 14.Qd2+=; 12.Rb1 Na4 13.Ba1 Nc3 14.Bc3+=/
             10) 12...Bd7 13.c4 dc4 14.dc4=;
         E) 11.a3 
            E1) 11...Bd6 12.c4 (12.Rb1 Nb6 13.Qc1 Qe7 14.c4=) 
             12...dc4 13.Nc4 Be7 14.e4=;
            E2) 11...Bf8 12.Rb1 (12.Rc1 Nc5 13.Rb1 Rb8 14.Ba1= 
            ; 12.Re1 Nb6 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4=) 12...Rb8 13.Re1 
             Bd6 14.c4=;
            E3) 11...Bc5 12.d4 (12.c4 dc4 13.d4 Bf8 14.Nc4=) 
             12...Bd6 13.c4 Nf6 14.c5=;
            E4) 11...Be7 12.Re1 (12.Rb1 Nb6 13.e4 Be6 14.ed5=)
              12...Bf6 13.Bf6 Qf6 14.d4=; 
         A) 11.Qb1 
            A1) 11...Ra7 12.c4 Be7 13.cd5 Nd5 14.Ne4=;
            A2) 11...b6 12.c4 Ne5 13.Ne5 Be5 14.Be5=;
            A3) 11...Rb8 12.c4 (12.Bc3 Bb4 13.Bb4 ab4 14.Nb3+=)
              12...Be6 13.Rc1 Qe7 14.cd5=;
            A4) 11...a4 12.a3 (12.Bc3 b6 13.a3 Bc5 14.Qb2=; 
             12.c4 dc4 13.Nc4 Nd5 14.Nd6+=) 12...b6 13.c4 Ne5 
            A5) 11...Be7 12.c4 a4 13.e4 a3 14.Bf6=;
         B) 11.a3 b5 (11...Qe7 12.c4 Ne5 13.Be5 Be5 14.d4=) 
          12.c4 (12.e4 Bg6 13.Re1 de4 14.de4=) 12...dc4 13.dc4 
          b4 14.ab4=;
         C) 11.c4 dc4 (11...Rb8 12.Bf6 Qf6 13.cd5 Ne5 14.Nc4+=; 
          11...Be6 12.Rb1 Rb8 13.Qa4 Ng4 14.h3=; 11...a4 12.Bf6 
          Qf6 13.cd5 Ne5 14.Qc2+=) 12.Nc4 Bc5 13.Qb3 b6 14.d4= 
       10...Ra7 11.a3 
         A) 11...Bd6 12.c4 (12.Re1 Be6 13.Ng5 Bd7 14.c4=; 
          12.Ra2 b5 13.Qa1 Be7 14.Bf6=) 12...Be6 13.Qc2 dc4 
         B) 11...Bc5 12.c4 (12.Nb3 Bd6 13.c4 dc4 14.dc4=; 
          12.Ra2 d4 13.Nb3 Be6 14.Nc5+=; 12.a4 Qe7 13.c4 dc4 
          14.Nc4=; 12.Re1 a4 13.d4 Bd6 14.c4=) 
          12...dc4 13.Nc4 Be7 14.Rb1=; 
         A) 11.Rb1 
            A1) 11...Ra7 12.a3 (12.a4 Qe7 13.c3 Bd6 14.c4=) 
             12...Bc5 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4=;
            A2) 11...a4 12.a3 (12.e4 Be6 13.a3 Bf8 14.Ng5=) 
             12...Bd6 13.e4 Bg6 14.d4+=;
            A3) 11...Rb6 12.a3 (12.c4 Be6 13.Qc2 Qe7 14.cd5=; 
             12.c3 Bd6 13.c4 Nb4 14.Bd4=; 12.Re1 Qe7 13.c3 Bc5 
             14.Qa4=) 12...Bd6 13.c4 Be6 14.Qc2+=;
            A4) 11...Nd7 12.Ba1 (12.a3 Bd6 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4+=; 
             12.e4 Qe7 13.Re1 Be6 14.c3+=; 12.Re1 Be6 13.d4 Rb6 
             14.a3=; 12.a4 Qe7 13.c4 Nb6 14.Qc2=) 
             12...Rb6 13.c4 Nc5 14.cd5+/– 1.22;
            A5) 11...b6 12.a3 (12.e4 Be6 13.a3 Be7 14.d4+=; 
             12.Bf6 Qf6 13.e4 Qe6 14.Nh4=; 12.Re1 Be6 13.Ng5 Bd7 
             14.a3=) 12...Bd6 13.e4 Bc8 14.e5+=;
            A6) 11...Qd6 12.e4 (12.c4 dc4 13.Nc4 Qe6 14.a3+=; 
             12.c3 Ba3 13.Ba3 Qa3 14.Rb7+/–; 12.Qc1 Ra7 13.c3 Bc5 
             14.Nb3=; 12.Re1 b5 13.a4 ba4 14.e4+=) 
             12...Bc8 13.c3 Ba3 14.d4+/–;
            A7) 11...Qe7 12.c3 Bd6 13.c4 Nb4 14.Qa4=;
         B) 11.a3 
            B1) 11...Bd6 12.Rb1 (12.c4 dc4 13.Nc4 b5 14.Nd6=; 
             12.Re1 Rb6 13.Rb1 Be6 14.c4=) 12...b5 13.Bf6 Qf6 
            B2) 11...Be7 12.Rb1 (12.Re1 b5 13.Rb1 Rb6 14.Nb3=)
              12...Ra7 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4=; 
         A) 11.a3 
            A1) 11...Bd6 12.c4 (12.Rb1 Rb8 13.c4 Be6 14.cd5=) 
             12...dc4 13.Nc4 Be7 14.Qc2=;
            A2) 11...Bc5 12.Re1 (12.Rb1 Rb8 13.Nb3 Bd6 14.Nfd4=
             ) 12...Be6 13.Rb1 Rb8 14.Nb3=;
            A3) 11...Be7 12.Rb1 Rb8 13.Nb3 b5 14.Qd2=;
         B) 11.Rb1 
            B1) 11...Rb8 12.a3 (12.Nb3 Qe7 13.a4 Bd6 14.Bc3=) 
             12...Bc5 13.Nb3 Bd6 14.Nfd4=;
            B2) 11...b6 12.a3 (12.Nb3 Qe7 13.Nbd4 Nd4 14.Bd4= 
            ; 12.Re1 Bd6 13.a3 Ne5 14.Ne5=; 12.Qc1 Bd6 13.a3 
             Ne5 14.Be5=; 12.c3 Bd6 13.c4 Nb4 14.Qb3+=
             ) 12...Bd6 13.c4 Ne5 14.Ne5=;
            B3) 11...Be6 12.a3 (12.Ng5 Bd7 13.Bh5 Rf8 14.a3=; 
             12.c3 Bd6 13.Qa4 Rb8 14.Ba3=) 12...Bd6 13.c4 Rb8 
            B4) 11...Qe7 12.c3 (12.a3 Ba3 13.Ba3 Qa3 14.Rb7=; 
             12.Re1 Rb8 13.Nh4 Be6 14.Nhf3+=) 12...Bc5 13.c4 dc4 
         C) 11.Re1 
            C1) 11...Bd6 12.a3 (12.Qb1 Rb8 13.c4 Be6 14.Rc1=; 
             12.Rc1 Qe7 13.c4 Nb4 14.Qb3=) 12...Qe7 13.c4 Be6 
            C2) 11...Rb8 12.a3 (12.Rb1 Bd6 13.Nb3 Qe7 14.Nfd4= 
            ; 12.Rc1 Qe7 13.Rb1 b5 14.Nh4+=; 12.Qc1 Qe7 13.a3 
             Bd6 14.c4=; 12.Nh4 Be6 13.a3 Bc5 14.Nhf3+=
             ) 12...Bc5 13.Bc3 a4 14.Bf6=;
            C3) 11...Be6 12.a3 (12.Ng5 Bd7 13.a3 Bd6 14.c4=; 
             12.Rb1 Qe7 13.a3 Bd6 14.c4=; 12.c3 Bd6 13.Qb3 Rb8 
             14.Qb5+=) 12...Bc5 13.c4 dc4 14.dc4=;
            C4) 11...Qe7 12.a3 (12.Rb1 Be6 13.Qc1 Rb8 14.a3= 
            ; 12.h3 Bd6 13.Qb1 Rb8 14.c4=) 12...Bd6 13.c4 Be6 
            C5) 11...a4 12.a3 Be7 13.Bf6 Bf6 14.d4=;
            C6) 11...Bg4 12.a3 (12.h3 Bf3 13.Bf3 Ne5 14.Be5=; 
             12.Rb1 Qe7 13.h3 Bf3 14.Bf3=) 12...Bd6 13.c4 Be7 
            C7) 11...Bc5 12.a3 (12.Rb1 Rb8 13.Nb3 Bb4 14.c3=) 
             12...Be6 13.Rb1 Rb8 14.Nb3=) 
    11.a3 Bc5 
       (11...Be7 12.Rc1 (12.Nh4 Be6 13.Nhf3 Qd6 14.Rb1+=; 
       12.Re1 b5 13.c4 bc4 14.dc4=; 12.h3 Bc5 13.Re1 d4 14.ed4= 
      ; 12.Rb1 Rb8 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4=) 12...Bc5 
       13.d4 Bd6 14.c4=) 
       (12.Rb1 Qe7 13.Bf6 Qf6 14.Rb7+=; 
       12.Re1 d4 13.ed4 Nd4 14.Nd4=; 
       12.c3 Qe7 13.Re1 Qe6 14.c4=; 
       12.Qb1 Ra7 13.Re1 b6 14.Bf6=) 
    12...Bd6 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4 Bf8 
       (14...Be4 15.Nd6 Qd6 16.Nd2=) 
    15.Rc1 Qd5 
       (15...Nd5 16.Bd3 Bd3 17.Qd3=) 
    16.Nce5 Qa2 17.Ba1 
       (17.Bc4 Qb2 18.Bf7 Kh8 19.Be8 Ne8+=) 
       (17...Ne5 18.de5 Red8 19.Nd4=) 
    18.Nc6 bc6 19.Rc6 Bd6 
       (19...Nd5 20.Bc4 Be4 21.Ne5=) 
       (20.d5 Qb3 21.Qb3 ab3 22.Bf6 gf6+=) 
    20...Be4+= 21.Rc3 Qb4 22.f3 Bd5 
       (worse is 22...Be5 23.de5 Nd5 24.Rc4+/–) 
       (23.Qd3 c5= (worse is 23...Be5 24.de5 Re5 25.Rc7+=)) 
    23...Bb3+= 24.Qd3 c5 25.Nc6 
       (25.Rcc1 a3+=) 
    25...Qb6 26.Qb5 Qb5 27.Bb5 cd4 28.Nd4 Reb8 29.Bc6 Ra6 30.Bb5 Rab6 
       (30...Ra5 31.Rfc1 Be6 32.Bd3+=) 
    31.Rfc1 Bf4 32.Rc8 Ne8 33.R1c5 Be3 34.Kh1 Be6 35.Rb8 Rb8 36.g4 a3 37.Kg2 
       (37...Nd6!? 38.Bd3 Bd4 39.Bd4 a2–/+) 
    38.Be8= Rb1 
       (38...Bd4 39.Bf7 Bf7 40.Bd4=) 
       (39.Bf7 Kf7 40.Rc7 Kg6 41.Nc2 Rg1 42.Kh3–/+) 
    39...Rc1–/+ 40.Ra5 Rc3 41.Ne6 fe6 
       (better is 41...Rc2 42.Kg3 fe6–/+) 
    42.Ra2+= g5 43.Rb2 Rc1 44.Rb7 Rc2 45.Kf1 e5 46.Bf7 Kh8 
       (46...Kf8 47.Bd5 Rh2 48.Ke1=) 
    47.h3 Rf2 48.Ke1 Rf3 49.Ke2 Rg3 
       (worse is 49...Rh3 50.Rb3 Rg3 51.Re3 Rg4 52.Bd5+/–) 
    50.Rb3 Bf4 51.Rg3 Bg3 ½–½
    (73) Cottarelli,Franco (2070) – Santos Etxepare,Agust‘n (1965)
    WS/M/185 ICCF, 2008
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 e6 3.b5 a6 4.a4 d5 5.e3 Bd6 6.Nf3 ab5 7.ab5 Ra1 8.Ba1 Nbd7 
    9.c4 0–0 10.Nc3 Re8 
       (10...Nb6 11.cd5 ed5 12.Bd3 Bg4 13.h3 Bh5 14.Na4 Nbd7 15.g4 Bg6 
       16.Bg6 fg6 17.0–0 Qe7 18.Qb3 c6 19.bc6 bc6 20.Qd1 h5 21.Nd4 c5 22.Nb5 
       Bb8 23.Bf6 Qf6 24.f4 hg4 25.Qg4 cgits (2635)–rcastaneda (2760)/
       net– 2005/1–0 (69)) 
    11.Qc2 h6N 
       (11...e5 12.cd5 Nb6 13.e4 Nh5 14.Nd1 Nf4 15.Ne3 Qf6 16.Bb2 Bd7 17.Qb3 
       Ra8 18.d4 ed4 19.Bd4 Qe7 20.Nd2 Bb4 21.Bc3 Bc5 22.Bb2 Na4 23.Bc1 Bb4 
       24.Qc4 Nc5 25.Nc2 Ra4 26.Nb4 b4_player–opponent/ 2008/
    12.cd5 ed5 13.Be2 Nc5 14.0–0 Qe7 
       (14...Bg4 15.h3 Bh5 16.Bb2=) 
    15.Bb2= Bg4 16.Ra1 Nce4 17.Ra7 Bc5 18.Ra2 Nc3 19.Bc3 Ne4 20.Ba1 Bb6 
    21.Qb2 f6 22.Qb3 Qd6 
       (22...Qc5 23.h3 Qc1 24.Kh2=) 
       (23.d3 Nc5 24.Qb1 Qf8=) 
       (23...c5 24.bc6 Bd4 25.cb7+–) 
       (24.d3 Nc5 25.Qa3 Bd7=) 
       (24...h5 25.h3 Bf3 26.Bf3 Bd4 27.ed4=) 
    25.d3+= Bf3 26.Bf3 Bd4 
       (26...Ng5!? 27.Bg4 Rf8 28.Bb6 Qb6+=) 
    27.de4+/– Qb4 28.g3 Be5 29.ed5 Qb5 30.Qf5 Rd8 31.Be4 Kf8 32.Qh7 Qd7 33.Ra7 
    f5 34.Bf5 
       (worse is 34.Qf5 Qf5 35.Bf5 Rd5 36.Rb7 Rd2+=) 
    34...Qd5 35.Be4 Qf7 36.Ra5 Bf6 37.Bb7 Rd1 38.Kg2 Qc4 39.Ra8 Ke7 40.Kh3 
       (40.Qg6 Qf1 41.Kf3 Qh1 42.Kf4 Qb7 43.Qe8 Kd6 44.Rd8 Bd8 45.Qd8 Kc5 
       46.Qd1 Qb2+/–) 
    40...Rg1+= 41.Qf5 Qf1 42.Kg4 Qe2 43.Bf3 Qc4 
       (43...Qf2?? 44.Qc5 Ke6 45.Bd5 Ke5 46.Bc4 Ke4 47.Re8 Be7 48.Re7) 
       (44.Be4 Qe2 45.f3 Qe3=) 
    44...Ra1 45.Rc8 Ra2 46.Bd1 g6 47.Qg6 Rf2 48.Re8 Kd7 49.Ba4 Kd6 
       (49...Qa4 50.Qh7 Double attack) 
    50.Rd8 Kc5 51.Rd5 Kb4 52.Bb5 Qb3 ½–½
    (74) Feilmayr,Erwin – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF TT, 2007
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.c4 0–0 5.e3 d5 6.cd5 Nd5 7.Nf3 c5 8.Be2 
    Nc6+= 9.Bb2 Bf5 10.0–0 Rc8 11.a3 Ba5 12.Qb3 Qb6 13.Bc4 Qb3 14.Bb3 Nce7 
    15.Rc1 b5 Black intends c4 16.Nc3 c4 17.Bc2 Bc2 18.Rc2 a6 19.Nd5 Nd5 
    20.Kf1 Rfd8 21.Ke2 
       (21.Rac1 Bc7+=) 
    21...Bb6 22.Bd4 
       (22.Rb1 Bc5+=) 
    22...Nf4–/+ 23.Kf1 Bd4 24.Nd4 Nd3 25.Rb1 Rd6 26.Rb3 
       (26.Rc3 Rf6 27.f3 Kf8–/+) 
       (26...Nc5 27.Rb1–/+) 
    27.Rb1 Rf6 
       (27...Rd4 28.ed4 Rd4 29.Rc3–/+) 
    28.f3+= Rh6 
       (better is 28...Ne5!?+=) 
    29.a4+= ba4 30.Rc4 Rh2 31.Kg1 Rh5 32.Ra4 Nc5 33.Ra5 g6 
       (33...h6 34.Nb3 Nb3 35.Rh5 Nd2 36.Rb7+/–) 
       (34.Rb6 Rdd5+=) 
    34...Nd3+= 35.Rh5 Nc1 36.Ra5 Rd6 37.Ra3 Rb6 38.Kf2 Rb2 39.Ke1 Ra2 40.Ra2 
    Na2 41.Nc6 f5 42.Kd1 Kf7 43.Kc2 Ke6 44.Kb2 Kd6 45.Ka2 Kc6 46.f4 
       (better is 46.e4!?+/–) 
       (46...h6 47.Kb2=) 
       (47.d3 h6=) 
    47...h6 48.d3 g5 49.fg5 hg5 50.g3 a5 51.Kc3 a4 52.d4 g4 ½–½
    (75) Klemens,Leszek – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF tt, 2003
    1.b4 d5 2.Nf3 Qd6 3.a3 e5 4.e3 Bg4 5.Be2 Nf6 6.0–0 Nbd7 7.Nc3 c6 8.Bb2 
    Be7 9.d4 e4 10.Ne5 Be2 
       (10...Ne5? 11.de5 Qe5 12.Bg4+–) 
    11.Ne2 0–0 12.c4 Rac8 13.b5 
       (13.Nf4 Rfd8=) 
    13...cb5+= 14.cb5 Nb6 15.Qb3 Nc4 16.Rfc1 Nb2 17.Qb2 Nd7 18.a4 Bf6 19.Nd7 
    Qd7 20.a5 Rfd8 21.b6 a6 22.Rc8 Rc8 
       (worse is 22...Qc8 23.Rc1 Qb8 24.Rc7+/–) 
    23.Rc1 Be7 24.Rc3 Bf8 
       (24...Bd6 25.Qb3 Rd8 26.Ng3=) 
    25.Qb3+= Rc3 26.Nc3 Qc6 27.Kf1 Qc4 28.Qc4 dc4 29.Nd5 Bd6 30.Ke2 f5 31.Kd2 
    Kf7 32.h4 Ke6 33.Nc7 Kd7 34.Kc3 Bc7 35.bc7 Kc7 36.Kc4 b5 37.ab6 Kb6 38.f3 
    39.gf3+– Kc6 40.e4 
       (40.d5 Kd6 41.e4 fe4 42.fe4 Ke5+/–) 
    40...fe4 41.fe4 
       (41.d5 Kd7 42.fe4+/–) 
    41...g6 42.e5 
       (42.Kc3!? h6 43.Kc4+=) 
    42...a5= 43.d5 Kc7 44.Kb5 
       (44.Kc5 a4 45.d6 Kd8+=) 
    44...h6 45.Ka5?? 
       (45.d6 Kd7 46.Kc5 a4=) 
    45...g5 46.hg5 hg5 47.Kb5 g4 48.d6 Kd7 49.Kc5 g3 50.e6 Ke6 51.Kc6 g2 
    52.d7 g1Q ½–½
    (76) Cottarelli,Franco (1885) – Ziltener,Werner (2115)
    Open Internazionale, 2010
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nf3 0–0 5.e3 c5 6.Be2 d5 7.0–0 Nc6 8.Bb2 
    Bf5 9.d3 Qe7 10.Nbd2 Rad8 11.Rb1N Rfe8 
       (11...Ne4 12.de4 de4 13.Qc1–/+) 
    12.a3 Bd2 
    13.Qd2= b6 14.Rfe1 Qd6 15.Rbd1 Bg4 16.h3 Bh5 17.Nh2 Be2 18.Qe2 d4 19.e4 
    Nd5 20.Qd2 Nc7 21.f4 Qh6 22.Qf2 Qh5 23.Bc1 
       (23.Qg3 f6=) 
    23...Nb5 24.Ng4 
    24...Nc3–/+ 25.Qg3 Kh8 
       (25...Nd1?? 26.Nf6 Kh8 27.Nh5+–) 
    26.Rd2 f5 27.ef5 Re1 28.Qe1 Re8 29.Qf1 Qf5 30.Rf2 h5 31.Nh2 Qe6 
       (31...Ne7 32.Qe1+=) 
    32.Nf3 Ne2 33.Kh2 Nc1 34.Qc1 Qe3 35.Qe3 
       (35.Rf1 Ne7+=) 
    35...de3 36.Re2 Nd4 37.Nd4 cd4 38.Kg3 Kh7 39.h4 
       (better is 39.Kf3!?–/+) 
    39...Kg6–+ 40.Kf3 Kf5 41.g3 Rc8 42.c4? 
       (better is 42.Rh2–+) 
       (better is 42...dc3 43.Rc2 Ke6 44.Ke3 Kd5–+) 
    43.Rb2 Rc8 44.Rb5 Rc5 45.Rb2 Ra5 46.Ra2 b5 
       (46...g6 47.Ra1+=) 
    47.cb5= Rb5 48.Rc2 Ra5 
       (48...Rb3 49.Rc7+=) 
    49.Rc4 Ra3 
       (49...e2 50.Rc1=) 
    50.Rd4+= a5 51.Rd5 Ke6 52.Re5 Kf6 53.Ke3 g6 54.Ke4 a4 55.Ra5 ½–½
    (77) Cottarelli,Franco – Ruhle,Ernst_Olav
    corr ICCF TT/02/2, 2005
    1.b4 e6 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.b5 a6 4.a4 ab5 5.ab5 Ra1 6.Ba1 d5 7.e3 Be7 8.Nf3 Nbd7 
    9.c4 0–0 10.Qc2 c6 11.bc6 bc6 12.cd5 cd5 13.Be2 Qa5 14.Bc3 Qc7 15.Qb2 Bb7 
    16.Na3 Rb8 17.Nb5 Qc5 18.0–0 Ba6 19.Rb1 Ne4 20.Bd4 Qc6 21.Bf1 Bc5 22.Bg7 
    f6 23.Bh6 Nd6 24.Nfd4 Bd4 25.Qd4 Nf5 
       (25...Nb5?! 26.Qg4 Kf7 27.Qg7 Ke8 28.Qh8 Ke7 29.Qh7 Kd8 30.Bg7=; 
       worse is 25...Bb5 26.Qg4 Kf7 27.Qg7 Ke8 28.d3–/+) 
    26.Qg4 Kh8 27.Bf4 Rb7 
       (27...Rb5?! 28.Bb5 Bb5 29.d4=) 
       (28.Bd3 Bb5 (28...Rb5?! 29.Bb5 Bb5 30.d4=) 29.Bb5 Rb5–+) 
       (28...Bb5 29.Qe8 Kg7 30.g4–+) 
    29.g4 Ng7 30.Qh6 Bb5 31.Qf6 Kg8 32.d3 Ne8 33.Qd8 Ng6 34.Bg3 Kf7 35.h4 Ba6 
    36.Ra1 Ne7 37.Qa5 Rb6 38.Be5 Bb7 39.Rc1 Qc1 40.Qb6 Bc8 41.Qb3 Nf6 42.Qa4 
    Nd7 43.Bd6 e5 44.g5 Nf8 
       (44...Nf5!? 45.Ba3 Qc3–/+) 
    45.Be5 Nfg6 46.Qa1 Qa1 47.Ba1 Nh4 48.f4 Nef5 49.Kf2 Nd6 50.Be2 Ba6 51.Be5 
    Nhf5 52.Bf3 Bb7 53.Bh5 Ke6 54.g6 hg6 55.Bg6 Ne7 56.Bh7 Ndf5 
       (56...Nc6!? 57.Bg8 Nf7–/+) 
    57.e4 ½–½
    (78) Fekete,Albert – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF TT/02/final, 2008
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.e3 d5 5.Be2 0–0 6.Nf3 c5 7.0–0 Nc6 8.Bb2 
    Re8 9.d3 Ba5 10.Nbd2 Bc7 11.Re1 Be6 12.c4 d4 
       (12...Qe7 13.Rb1 (13.Qb3 dc4 14.dc4 b6 15.Rad1 Rad8 16.Bd3=
       ; 13.Qb1 Rab8 14.cd5 Nd5 15.d4 cd4 16.Nd4=; 13.Ng5 
       dc4 14.Ne6 Qe6 15.Nc4 a6 16.Qc1=; 13.Qa4 Nd7 14.cd5 Bd5 
       15.Rac1 b5 16.Qa3+=) 13...Rab8 14.Qa4 dc4 15.dc4 Red8 
       12...Rb8 13.Qa4 (13.Qc2 Nb4 14.Qb3 dc4 15.dc4 b5 16.Red1= 
      ; 13.d4 cd4 14.Nd4 Nd4 15.Bd4 dc4 16.Nc4=; 13.Qb1 Qe7 
       14.cd5 Nd5 15.d4 cd4 16.Nd4=; 13.Nb3 b6 14.Nbd2 dc4 
       15.dc4 Qe7 16.Qb1+=) 13...Bd6 14.cd5 Nd5 15.Ne4 b5 
       12...Ng4 13.Qc2 (13.Qb3 Rb8 14.cd5 Bd5 15.Qc3 Nce5 16.e4+= 
      ; 13.d4 dc4 14.dc5 Nge5 15.Qc2 Nd3 16.Red1=; 13.Rc1 dc4 
       14.Nc4 Bd5 15.Qd2 Qe7 16.Qc3=; 13.h3 Nge5 14.Qb3 Rb8 
       15.Ne5 Ne5 16.Rad1+=) 13...Qd6 14.d4 cd4 15.c5 Qd8 16.Bd4= 
       12...dc4 13.dc4 b6 14.Qb1 Qe7 15.Bd3 h6 16.Rd1=) 
       (13.ed4 Nd4 14.Nd4 cd4= 15.Qa4 Ba5 16.Rad1=; 
       13.Qb3 Rb8 14.Qa3 de3 15.fe3 Bg4 16.d4+=; 
       13.Rb1 de3 14.fe3 Ng4 15.Bf1 Bd7 16.Ne4+=; 
       13.Nb3 de3 14.fe3 Ng4 15.Nc5 Qb8 16.Qd2+=; 
       13.a3 Qd6 14.Rb1 Rab8 15.ed4 Nd4 16.Bd4=) 
       (13...Qd6 14.Bc1 b6 15.Nf1 Bd7 16.Rb1+=) 
       (14.a4 b6 15.Bc1 Qd6 16.Nf1+=) 
    14...Qd6 15.Ba3 
       (15.a4 b6 16.Bc1+=) 
    15...b6 16.g3 
    16...Bd7 17.Bc1 Qe7 18.Bg5 h6 19.Bf6 Qf6 
       (19...gf6?! 20.Nh4+=) 
    20.Nh4 Qg5 21.Rf1 Bh3 22.Ng2 Qg6 23.f4 Rab8 
       (23...Qe6 24.Bf3+=) 
    24.Bf3 Qe6 25.Rf2 Ne7 26.Qe2 Qd7 27.Qd2 Kh8 28.Re1 Nc6 29.Bh5 a5 30.a4 
    Nb4 31.Nc1 g6 32.Bd1 Bd8 33.Kh1 Bf6 
       (33...Kg8 34.Ne2+=) 
       (34.Ne2 Kg8+=) 
    34...Bg7 35.Nh4 Qc6 
       (35...Kg8 36.f5 Qd6 37.fg6 fg6 38.Ne2+=) 
    36.f5 g5 37.Ng2 Qf6 38.Qd1 Bg2 39.Rg2 Re7 40.Qh5 Rg8 41.Bd1 Nc6 42.Rf2 
       (42...Rge8 43.Rb2 Nb4 44.Kg2=) 
       (43.Rb2 Kh7=) 
    43...g4 44.Ne2 Bf8 45.Nf4 Rg5 46.Qh4 Re8 47.Nd5 Qc6 
       (47...Qd6 48.Ref1=) 
    48.Rb1 Rb8 49.Rb5 Kh7 50.Rf4 Rb7 
       (50...Bg7 51.Rf1+=) 
    51.Kg2 Nf3 52.Rf3 gf3 53.Kf3 Be7 54.Ne7 
    54...Re7+= 55.Qf4 Qf6 56.Bd1 Rg8 57.Kg2 Rge8 58.Kh3 Rb7 59.Kg2 Re5 60.h4 
       (60.Bf3 Rbe7+=) 
    60...Ree7 61.Kh3 Re5 62.g4 
       (62.Kg2 Re8–/+) 
    62...Re8 63.g5 Qe5 
    64.Qe5+= Re5 65.Kg4 Re8 66.Kf4 Rh8 67.e5 hg5 68.hg5 Kg8 69.Bf3 Rb8 70.f6 
    Rh4 71.Kg3 Rh7 72.Rb1 Kf8 73.Be4 ½–½
    (79) Haznedaroglu,Kivanc (1990) – Cottarelli,Franco (2185)
    corr ICCF WSTT/3/06/2, 2006
    1.b4 e5 2.b5 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 Nf6 5.d4 e4 6.a4 
         A) 6...a6 
            A1) 7.Qd2 Ba3 (7...0–0 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Nc3 ab5+=; 
             7...ab5 8.Bb5 Bd7 9.Bd7 Qd7+=; 7...Be6 8.Bd6 Qd6 
             9.Nc3 0–0–/+) 8.Na3 ab5 9.Nb5 c6–/+;
            A2) 7.c4 ab5 (7...Ba3 8.Na3 ab5 9.Nb5 Be6+=; 
             7...dc4 8.Bc4 ab5 9.Bb5 Bd7+=) 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.cd5 0–0+=;
            A3) 7.Qc1 ab5 (7...0–0 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Qa3 Qa3+=; 
             7...c6 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.ba6 Na6+=) 8.Bb5 c6 9.Bd6 Qd6–/+;
            A4) 7.ba6 Ba3 (7...Na6 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.c4 0–0+=) 8.Na3 
             Na6 9.Rb1 Qe7–/+;
            A5) 7.Bd6 Qd6 8.ba6 Na6 9.c4 0–0+=;
         B) 6...Be6 
            B1) 7.c3 0–0 (7...Ba3 8.Na3 0–0 9.Ne2 a6+=; 
             7...a6 8.Qa4 0–0 9.Nd2 Ba3+=; 7...c6 8.Qb3 Ba3 9.Na3 
             0–0+=; 7...Qe7 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Nd2 0–0+=) 
             8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Nd2 a6+=;
            B2) 7.Be2 a6 (7...Ba3 8.Na3 a6 9.ba6 0–0+=; 
             7...0–0 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Nd2 a6+=) 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Nc3 0–0–/+;
            B3) 7.Qc1 0–0 (7...a6 8.ba6 Na6 9.Qb2 Ra7+=; 
             7...Qe7 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.c4 0–0+=; 7...Qd7 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.c4 
             0–0+=) 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Nd2 a6–/+;
            B4) 7.Qd2 a6 (7...Ba3 8.Na3 Qe7 9.Qa5 0–0+=; 
             7...0–0 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Ne2 a6+=) 8.Qa5 0–0 9.Be2 Bg4+=;
            B5) 7.Bd6 Qd6 8.Nd2 a6 9.ba6 Na6+=;
         C) 6...Bg4 
            C1) 7.Qd2 a6 (7...Ba3 8.Na3 0–0 9.c4 a6+=) 8.Bd6 
             Qd6 9.Qa5 b6+=;
            C2) 7.Ne2 a6 (7...Ba3 8.Na3 a6 9.ba6 Ra6+=; 
             7...0–0 8.h3 Ba3 9.Na3 Be2+=; 7...c6 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.bc6 
             Nc6+=) 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.ba6 Na6+=;
            C3) 7.Be2 Ba3 (7...Be2 8.Ne2 0–0 9.Bd6 Qd6+=) 
             8.Na3 Qe7 9.Qc1 a6–/+;
            C4) 7.Qc1 0–0 (7...Be6 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.c4 0–0+=; 
             7...a6 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Qa3 Qa3+=; 7...Ba3 8.Qa3 Nbd7 
             9.h3 Bf5+=; 7...Qe7 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Nd2 0–0+=
             ) 8.c4 dc4 9.Bc4 a6+=;
         D) 6...0–0 7.Bd6 cd6 (7...Qd6 8.c4 Bg4 9.c5 Qe6+=) 
          8.Be2 Bd7 9.Qd2 Qc7+=;
         E) 6...Ba3 7.Na3 Qe7 (7...0–0+= 8.c4 c5 9.Nc2 Bg4+=; 
          7...Bg4 8.Qd2 0–0 9.c4 a6+=; 7...Qd6 8.Nb1 a6 9.ba6 
          Na6+=; 7...c5 8.Qd2 cd4 9.ed4 Qe7+=) 8.Nb1 
          a6 9.c4 ab5+=; 
         A) 6...Be6 7.c5 Be7 8.Ne2 Bg4 9.h3 Bh5=;
         B) 6...a6 
            B1) 7.Nc3 ab5 (7...dc4 8.Bc4 ab5 9.Nb5 Bb4+=) 
             8.Nb5 Bb4 9.Nc3 0–0+=;
            B2) 7.cd5 Nd5 8.Nd2 Ne3 9.fe3 Qh4–/+;
            B3) 7.ba6 Na6 (7...Bb4 8.Bc3 Na6 9.Qb3 Be7=) 8.c5 
             Be7 9.Qa4 c6+=;
            B4) 7.Nd2 0–0 (7...Be6 8.c5 Be7 9.Qa4 Nbd7+=; 
             7...ab5 8.c5 Be7 9.Bb5 Bd7+=; 7...dc4 8.Qa4 0–0 
             9.Bc4 Nbd7+=; 7...Bb4 8.Qa4 Bd2 9.Kd2 c6+=
             ) 8.cd5 ab5 9.Bb5 Bb4+=;
            B5) 7.Qc2 dc4 (7...ab5 8.c5 Be7 9.Bb5 Bd7+=) 
             8.Bc4 ab5 9.Bb5 c6+=;
            B6) 7.Ba3 ab5 (7...Ba3 8.Na3 ab5 9.Nb5 Be6+=; 
             7...dc4 8.Bc4 ab5 9.Bb5 c6+=) 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.cd5 0–0+=;
            B7) 7.c5 Be7 8.Qa4 0–0 9.Nc3 b6+=;
         C) 6...Bg4 7.Qc2 dc4 (7...c6 8.Nc3 Nbd7 9.bc6 bc6=; 
          7...Be6 8.cd5 Bd5 9.Nc3 Bb4=) 8.Bc4 a6 9.Nc3 ab5= 
         D) 6...0–0 
            D1) 7.Nc3 a6 (7...dc4 8.Bc4 Nbd7 9.Nge2 Nb6+=; 
             7...Bg4 8.Qc2 c6 9.Rb1 Qa5+=; 7...Be6 8.c5 Be7 
             9.Nge2 b6=) 8.cd5 Bb4 9.Qb3 Nd5+=;
            D2) 7.Qc2 c6 (7...Be6 8.c5 Be7 9.Ne2 a6+=; 7...dc4 
             8.Bc4 a6 9.Nc3 ab5+=; 7...Re8 8.Nc3 c6 9.c5 Bc7+= 
            ; 7...Bf5 8.Nc3 c6 9.c5 Be7+=) 8.Nc3 
             Qa5 9.c5 Bc7+=;
            D3) 7.Qb3 dc4 (7...Be6 8.c5 Be7 9.Ne2 c6+=; 7...a6 
             8.c5 Be7 9.Nc3 ab5+=; 7...Bf5 8.Ba3 Be6 9.Bd6 cd6+= 
            ; 7...c6 8.c5 Be7 9.Nd2 cb5+=) 8.Bc4 
             Nbd7 9.Qc2 Nb6+=;
            D4) 7.c5 Be7 8.Nc3 a6 9.Qa4 b6+=;
         E) 6...dc4 7.Bc4 0–0 (7...a6 8.Nc3 ab5 9.Nb5 Bb4+=; 
          7...Nbd7 8.Nc3 Nb6 9.Bb3 0–0=) 8.Ba3 a6 9.Bd6 cd6+=; 
         A) 6...c6 
            A1) 7.a4 a6 (7...Nbd7 8.Ba3 c5 9.Nc3 Qc7+=; 
             7...Qc7 8.h3 Nbd7 9.Nd2 0–0+=; 7...Qa5 8.Nd2 0–0 
             9.c4 b6+=) 8.bc6 Nc6 9.Ba3 Qa5+=;
            A2) 7.Nd2 Qc7 (7...Be6 8.a4 0–0 9.Ba3 Ba3+=; 
             7...0–0 8.a4 Be6 9.Ba3 Ba3+=; 7...Bd7 8.a4 0–0 9.c4 
             dc4+=; 7...cb5 8.Bb5 Bd7 9.Be2 Nc6–/+) 
             8.c4 Be6 9.c5 Bh2–/+;
            A3) 7.c4 dc4 8.Bc4 0–0 9.Nc3 a6+=;
         B) 6...a6 7.ba6 (7.c4 dc4 8.ba6 b5 9.a4 c6–/+) 7...Na6 
          (7...b6 8.c4 dc4 9.Nd2 0–0+=) 8.Ba3 0–0 9.Bd6 Qd6–/+) 
         A) 7.Qd2 a6 (7...0–0 8.Ba3 Ba3 9.Na3 a6+=; 7...Nbd7 
          8.Ba3 Ba3 9.Na3 0–0+=; 7...Be6 8.Ba3 a6 9.Bd6 Qd6+= 
         ; 7...Qd7 8.c4 Be6 9.c5 Be7=) 8.Ba3 0–0 
          9.h3 Be6+=;
         B) 7.f3 ef3 (7...Bf5 8.Ba3 Ba3 9.Ra3 ef3+=; 7...Be6 
          8.Ba3 Ba3 9.Na3 Qe7+=; 7...Bh5 8.Ba3 ef3 9.Nf3 0–0–/+ 
         ) 8.gf3 Bf5 9.Bd3 Bd3–/+;
         C) 7.Be2 Be2 8.Ne2+= a6 9.Nd2 Qd7+=; 
       6...Ng4 7.Be2 h5 (7...Qg5 8.g3 h5 9.Nh3 Qf5+=) 8.c4 Qh4 
       9.Bg4 hg4–/+; 
       6...a6 7.Ba3 ab5 (7...Bg4 8.f3 ef3 9.gf3 Bf5+=; 7...0–0 
       8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Nd2 Bg4+=; 7...Be6 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Nd2 0–0+= 
      ; 7...Ba3 8.Na3 Qe7 9.c3 0–0+=) 8.Bb5 Bd7 
       9.Bd7 Qd7+=; 
         A) 7.Nd2 0–0 (7...Be6 8.c3 Bd6 9.Ba3 0–0+=; 7...Ng4 
          8.h3 Qh4 9.g3 Qh6+=) 8.c3 Be7 9.Ba3 a6+=;
         B) 7.c3 Ba5 (7...Bd6 8.c4 Be6 9.c5 Be7+=; 7...Be7 
          8.Ba3 Ba3 9.Na3 0–0+=; 7...Bf8 8.c4 Be6 9.cd5 Nd5+= 
         ) 8.Nd2 c6 9.Nb3 Bc7+=) 
       (7.c4 Bb4 (7...Be6 8.c5 Be7 9.Ne2 a6+=; 7...a6 8.c5 Be7 
       9.Nc3 Be6+=; 7...Bg4 8.Qc2 dc4 9.Bc4 a6+=; 
       7...dc4 8.Bc4 Nbd7 9.a5 a6+=) 8.Bc3 Be7 9.Nd2 Be6+=) 
       (7...Bg4 8.Be2 Ba3 9.Na3 Be6+=; 
       7...Ba3 8.Na3 Nbd7 9.Be2 a6+=; 
       7...Be6 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Nd2 a6+=; 
       7...Re8 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.c4 Bg4+=) 
    8.Bd6 Qd6 9.Nd2 Bg4 
       (9...Be6 10.Ne2+=) 
       (10.Ne2 Nbd7+=) 
    10...Be6 11.h4 
       (11.Nb3 ab5 12.ab5 Nbd7–/+) 
    11...ab5–/+ 12.ab5 Nbd7 13.Nh3 Nb6 
       (13...Bh3 14.Rh3 Nb6 15.Qc1–/+) 
    14.Nf4 Na4 15.Qc1 
       (15.Ne6 fe6 16.c4 Nc3+=) 
    15...Nc3 16.Ra8 Ra8 17.Qb2 Ne2 18.Ne2 Qa3 
       (18...Ra5 19.0–0–/+) 
    19.Qa3+= Ra3 20.Nb3 Ne8 21.Nc3 Nd6 22.Kd2 
       (22.h5 Nc4+=) 
       (22...Kf8 23.Ke2+=) 
    23.Ke2 Kf8 
       (23...f5 24.Ra1=) 
       (24.Ra1 Ra1 25.Na1 Ke7+=) 
       (24...Nd6 25.h5+=) 
    25.Ra1= b6 
       (25...Ra1 26.Na1 Ke7 27.Nb3+=) 
       (26.Ra3!? Na3 27.Kd1+=) 
    26...Ke7+= 27.Rf1 
       (27.Ra1 Kd6+=) 
       (27...Kd6 28.h5+=) 
       (28.Ra1 Kd6 29.Rf1 c6+=) 
    28...Kd6 29.Rf1 h5 
       (29...c6 30.bc6 Kc6 31.fe4 fe4 32.Rf8+=) 
    30.fe4 de4 
       (30...fe4?! 31.Rf6+=) 
       (31.Re1 Bd5+=) 
    31...Bd7 32.g3 
       (32.Kf2 Ra7–/+) 
       (32...Ra7 33.Nd2 Na3 34.Ra1 Nb5 35.Nc4 Ke6 36.Ra7 Na7 37.Kd2–/+) 
    33.Kf2 Ke6 34.Nb1 Ra8 
       (34...Ra7 35.Nc3–/+) 
    35.Nc3 Nd6 36.d5 Ke5 37.Nd4 Ra3 38.Nb1 Ra1 39.Nb3 Ra4 40.Nc3 Rb4 41.Ne2 
       (41.Na2 Rb5 42.Ra1 Ne8–/+ (42...Rd5?! 43.Nc3–/+)) 
    41...Nb5 42.Nd2 Kf6 43.Nb3 
       (43.c4 Rb2 44.Ke1 Na3–/+) 
       (43...Be8 44.Nd2–/+) 
       (44.Ke1 Bb7 45.Nd2 Nd6–/+ (45...Bd5?! 46.c4=)) 
       (44...Nc3 45.Ra1 Bb7 46.Ra7 Bd5 47.Rc7–/+) 
       (45.Rd1 Ra4–/+) 
       (45...Rb3 46.cb5 Rb5 47.Rc7 Bd5 48.Nd5 Rd5 49.Rc6 Kf7 50.Rb6 Rd2 
    46.Nd2 Rb2 
       (46...Ba6 47.Ke1 Bc4 48.Rc3–/+) 
    47.Ke1 Nc2 48.Ke2 Ba6 49.Ne6 c6 
       (49...Nb4 50.Kd1 c6 51.Nc7–/+) 
       (50.Nc7 Bb7–/+) 
       (50...Nb4 51.dc6 Nc6 52.Kd1–+) 
    51.d6–/+ Nb4 52.Kd1 Ra2 53.Ng6 
       (53.Rb1 Bb7–/+) 
       (53...Kg6 54.d7 Nc6 55.Rb1–/+) 
    54.Nf4 Kd6 55.Nh5 Ra3 56.Ke2 
       (56.g4 Ke5 57.gf5 Re3–+ (57...Kf5?! 58.Ke2=)) 
       (56...Nd5 57.Nf4 Ne3 58.h5–+) 
       (57.Ng7 bc4 58.Nf5 Ke6 59.Ne4 Kf5–+) 
    57...Na2–+ 58.Rc2 Nc3 59.Ke1 bc4 60.Rc1 Na2 61.Nc4 
       (61.Rd1 Kc6 (61...Re3 62.Kf2 Rd3 63.Nd3 cd3 64.h5=) 62.Ng6 Re3 
       63.Kf2 Nc3 64.Ke3 Nd1 65.Kf4 c3–+) 
    61...Bc4 62.Rc4 Re3 63.Kf2 Rf3 64.Kg2 Nc3 65.h5 Nd1 66.Rc1 Ne3 67.Kh3 Rf2 
       (67...Nf1 68.Rd1 Kc6 69.Kh4 Ng3 70.Ng6+=) 
    68.Kh4 Ng2 
       (better is 68...c4!?–/+) 
    69.Ng2+= Rg2 70.Rh1 
       (70.h6 Rh2 71.Kg5 Rh3 72.Kf5 Rh6 73.Ke4 Rg6=) 
       (70...Rb2 71.Kg5 Ke5 72.h6=) 
    71.h6= Kf7 72.h7 Kg7 73.Kg5 Kh8 74.Kf5 ½–½
    (80) Bendig,Frank – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr ICCF TT, 2002
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.e3 0–0 5.a3 Be7 6.Be2 d5 7.Nf3 c5 8.0–0 Nc6 
    9.Bb2 Bf5 10.d3 Qb6 11.Qc1 Rac8 12.Nbd2 Rfe8 13.Re1 Qc7 14.c4 dc4 15.Qc4 
    b5 16.Qc2 
       (16.Qb5? Rb8 17.Qa4 Rb2–+) 
    16...a6 17.Rac1 Nd7 18.Ne4 Be4 19.de4 c4 20.Red1 Nc5 21.e5 Bf8 
       (21...Na4 22.e6 f6 23.Rd7–/+) 
    22.Ng5 g6 23.f4 Bg7 24.Ne4 Ne4 25.Qe4 Na5 26.Rb1 Nb3 27.Qc2 Qb6 28.Bd4 
    Qa5 29.Bg4 Rcd8 30.Rb3 cb3 31.Qb3 Re7 32.Kf2 Qc7 
       (32...Bf8 33.Rd3+=) 
    33.a4= Rb8 34.ab5 Rb5 35.Qc3 h6 
       (35...Qc3!? 36.Bc3 Rb8=) 
    36.Qc7+= Rc7 37.Be2 Rc2 38.Ra1 a5 39.Kf3 Rd5 40.Bd3 Rc8 41.Ke4 Rdd8 42.Ra5 
    Ra8 43.Ra8 Ra8 44.Bc4 Rc8 45.Kd3 Kf8 46.e4 h5 47.g3 Rd8 48.Bd5 Ke8 49.h3 
    Bh6 50.f5 gf5 51.Bc6 Kf8 52.ef5 Bd2 53.Ke4 Rc8 54.Bd5 Rc1 55.Kd3 Be1 
    56.g4 hg4 57.hg4 Rd1 58.Ke4 Bh4 59.Be3 Re1 60.Kf3 Rf1 61.Kg2 Re1 62.Bh6 
    Ke8 63.Bf4 Rd1 64.Bc6 Ke7 65.g5 Rd4 66.Kf3 Rd1 67.Kg4 Bf2 68.g6 fg6 
       (69.fg6 Bd4 70.Kh5 Rg1+–) 
    69...Kf8 70.fg6 Rg1?? 
       (70...Bd4 71.Bf6 Rg1 72.Kf5+–) 
    71.Kh5 Rg5?? 
       (better is 71...Bd4=) 
    72.Kg5+– Kg7 73.Kf5 Bd4 74.Be4 Bc3 75.Ke6 Bb4 76.Kd7 Kf8 77.Bf5 Bc3 78.e6 
    Bf6 ½–½
    (81) Schuehler,Ernst – Cottarelli,Franco
    corr 3GMMsemi–01, 1999
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.e3 0–0 5.c4 Nc6 6.Bb2 d5 7.a3 Be7 8.Nf3 Be6 
       (9.Qc2 Re8 
         A) 10.Be2 dc4 (10...Na5) 11.Bc4 Bc4 12.Qc4 Na5 13.Qc3 Qd5 
         B) 10.Ng5 Bg4 11.f3 Bc8 12.Bd3 h6 13.cd5 Qd5 14.Ne4=;
         C) 10.d4 Qd7 (10...a6; 10...Rb8; 10...Rc8; 10...dc4) 11.cd5 
          Bd5 12.Nc3 Bf3 13.gf3 Nd4 14.ed4=;
         D) 10.c5 Qd7 (10...Rb8) 11.d4 Bf5 12.Bd3 Bd3 13.Qd3 b6 14.0–0+=;
         E) 10.cd5 Qd5 (10...Bd5 11.Bc4 Bc4 12.Qc4 Qd6 13.0–0 Rad8 14.Bf6= 
         ) 11.Nc3 Qc5 12.d4 Qb6 13.Bd3 Bb3 14.Qb1=;
         F) 10.Bd3 dc4 (10...Bg4 11.cd5 Qd5 12.Nc3 Qh5 13.Ne4 Bf3 14.gf3= 
         ) 11.Bc4 Bc4 12.Qc4 Qd6 13.0–0 a6 14.Rc1=) 
       (9...Re8 10.d4 a6 (10...Qd7 11.Nc3 dc4 12.Rc1 Bg4 13.Ne5 Ne5 14.de5+= 
      ) 11.c5 Qd7 12.Nc3 b5 13.cb6 cb6 14.Ne5+=) 
    10.Qc2 Na5 
       (10...Bg4 11.Be2+= (11.d4 Bf3 12.gf3 Re8 13.Nc3 Nd4 14.ed4+=
       ) 11...dc4 12.Bc4 Qd7 13.Qd3 Qd3 14.Bd3+=; 
       10...Re8 11.Ng5 Bg4 12.f3 Bc8 13.Bd3 h6 14.cd5+=) 
       (11.Ng5!? h6 12.cd5 Bd5 13.Bf6 hg5 14.Be7 Qe7 15.Nc3=) 
    11...Bd5+= 12.Be2 
       (12.Nc3!? Bb3 13.Qd3+= (13.Qb1 c5 14.Bd3+=) 13...Bd6 
    12...Nb3–/+ 13.Ra2 Nc5 14.Ra1 Be4 15.Qc3 Bd3 16.Bd3 
       (16.Qd4 Bc2 17.Qd8 Rfd8+=) 
    16...Nd3–/+ 17.Ke2 Nf2! 18.Rf1 
       (18.Kf2 Ne4) 
    18...N2e4 19.Qc2 Re8 20.d3 Nc5 21.Nc3 Bf8 22.Ng5 
    22...Ng4–+ 23.Nge4 Ne3?? 
       (better is 23...Nh2 24.Rf5 Ne4 25.Ne4 Qd7–/+) 
    24.Ke3= Qg5 
       (24...Qg5 25.Kf2 Qd8+=) 
    Line +=

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