Bruno Kamber (2270) - Tommaso Bartolini [B23]
Zuerich op/Zuerich (2) 1991
I have tried this on occasion in Blitz on ICC and was surprised to only find one game with the move in my databases. Admittedly, White does not get much edge longterm, but his position is easy to play if Black does not counter-attack right away.
Attacking the weak pawn at d4.
19. Rh3! would win more quickly, similar to the analysis above.
White has a winning advantage, but Black defends well and shows why heavy piece endings can be so difficult to win.
Black likely blundered in time pressure while making the 40-move time control. Now White forces mate with
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