ch28out-harts-nws In the diagram position, after 30 moves, Timman, playing White, stood better. His K-side pawns are potentially powerful and the bishop is stronger than the knight. Here's what happened: 31. Kg3 Nb8 32. Kh4 Nd7 33. e5?] (a dubious plan, cutting off the bishop from the Q-side) 33 . . . c5 34. Kxh5 Kc7 35. h4 c4 36. Kh6 b5 37. Kh7 Ra8 38. Rd2 c3 39. Rc2 b4 40. Be7 Rxa2]] 41. Rxa2 b3.
Remarkably, there is no good way to stop the pawns. 42. Ra7+ Kc6 (better than 42 . . . Kb6 43. Ra3]) leaves Whites helpless after either 43. Ra3 c2 or 44. Ba3 b2. The game continued 42. Rc2]? bxc2 43. Ba3 but after 43 . . . Nxe5 44. h5 Nd3 45. g6 fxg6 46. hxg6 Nb2, White resigned. Black wins easily after 47. g7 c1=Q 48. g8=Q Qh1+ 49. Kg7 Qg1+ 50. Kf7 Qxg8+ 51. Kxg8 Nd3.
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