Wall's Comet

Wall's Comet

Mar 27, 2017, 4:48 PM |



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The March Swiss 90 comes to an end tomorrow and next week (4/4) starts the Cabin Fever Reliever (4SS, G45d10, $10 entry, cash prizes, 2 week event).



This week's position comes from the March Swiss 90 and gives the Game of the Week prize to Scott Williams for creating this mating problem.  Black to move and announce...?





You can view the diagram and answer here:




Wall's Comet




[Event "March Swiss 90"]

[Site "http://cschess.webs.com/"]

[Date "2017.03.21"]

[Round "3.5"]

[White "Brown, Dean"]

[Black "Williams, Scott"]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "B30"]

[WhiteElo "1467"]

[BlackElo "1231"]

[PlyCount "74"]

[EventDate "2017.03.07"]

[TimeControl "5400+30"]


1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. Nf3 a6 5. Bxc6

bxc6 6. O-O g6 7. d4 d5 8. exd5 cxd5 9. dxc5 Bb7 10. Be3 Bg7 11. Bd4 O-O 12.

Re1 Rc8 13. Qe2 Re8 14. Qe5 Nh5 15. Qe3 Bxd4 16. Qxd4 e6 17. b4 Ng7 18. g4 Rf8

19. Ne2 Bc6 20. a4 Ra8 21. Ng3 Bb7 22. h4 Bc8 23. g5 Nf5 24. Nxf5 exf5 25. Re5

Be6 26. Rae1 Qd7 27. Ra1 Rfe8 28. Ne1 f4 29. Qxf4 Bh3 30. Nd3 Bf5 31. Qd4 Bxd3

32. cxd3 Rxe5 33. Qxe5 Re8 34. Qc3 Qg4+ 35. Kf1 Qxh4 36. f3 Qh3+ 37. Kg1 Re2 0-1