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Herman Pilnik vs Gideon Stahlberg
Mar del Plata (1945), Mar del Plata ARG, rd 9, Mar-21
Queen's Gambit Declined: Orthodox Defense. Classical Variation (D68)  ·  1-0



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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-27-21  Straclonoor: Initially pawn ending drawn

Analysis by Stockfish 230721:

1. = (0.00): 40.a4 Kd5 41.Kd3 a6 42.h3 Kc5 43.g4 fxg4 44.hxg4 b5 45.axb5 axb5 46.Ke4 b4 47.g5 Kc4 48.Ke3 Kd5 49.Kd2 Kc6 50.Kc2 Kd5

2. = (0.00): 40.Kd3 b5 41.Kc3 a5 42.Kd4 h6 43.h4 h5 44.Kc3 Kc5 45.Kb3 Kb6 46.Ka2 Kb7 47.Ka1 Kb6 48.Kb1 Kc5 49.Ka2 Kb6 50.Kb3 Kb7 51.Kc2 Kb6 52.Kb1

After <42.g4>

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Black needed to play 42...b5! to hold the draw, <42....fxg4> crushed the game

Analysis by Stockfish 230721:

1. = (0.00): 42...b5 43.gxf5 gxf5 44.Kc3 Kc5 45.Kc2 a5 46.Kd2 h5 47.Kc2 h4 48.Kb2 Kb6 49.Kc3 Kc5 50.Kc2 Kc6 51.Kc1 Kb6 52.Kb2 Kc5

2. +- (18.30): 42...fxg4 43.hxg4 Kd7 44.Kd5 a5 45.f5 gxf5 46.gxf5 Ke7 47.e6 Kf6 48.Kd6 a4 49.Kd7 Ke5 50.f6 Kd4 51.e7 Kd3 52.e8Q Kd2 53.Qh5 Kd3 54.Qd5+ Kc3 55.f7 Kb2 56.f8Q h5

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