2013 Championship

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Saving The Half Point

Here is the end of a game I played in the KY Open today. Both of us had ceased keeping score for a while; but the position is still etched in my mind.This is the position with White (me) to move. Can you find the trap my opponent has set for me (with about 30 seconds left on his clock) and how I saved the draw?

1 comment:

Ernie said...

Jerry, congrats on the big rating increase!!

It looks like you only have two shots at a draw in this position. One looks riskier; the other looks like an easier draw.

1.b8=N+ or the one I prefer, 1.d5+. Of course not 1.b8=Q?? Ra1#.