(1) Shredder - Diep [B96]
WMCCC Maastricht (1), 19.08.2001
[Deep Fritz (10s)]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Nc6 8.Be2 Be7 9.Nxc6
last book move

9...bxc6 10.e5 dxe5 11.Qxd8+ Bxd8 12.fxe5 Nd7 13.Bxd8 Kxd8 14.0-0-0 Kc7 15.Rhe1 Nxe5 16.Bxa6
Clearance to allow e1-e5

[16...Rxa6 17.Rxe5 ]

17.Rxe5 Rhd8 18.a4 Rxd1+ 19.Kxd1 Rd8+ 20.Ke1 Rd4 21.Re4 c5 22.g3 Kc6 23.Rxd4 cxd4
The passed pawn on b2 quickly leads to threats

24.Ne4 e5 25.Ng5 f6 26.Ne6 g6 27.b4 Bc4 28.Nc5 f5 29.Nd3 Kd6 30.Nb2 Bd5 31.Kd2 e4 32.c4 Bb7 33.Ke1 g5 34.a5 f4 35.b5 f3 36.a6 Bc8 37.Kf2?
[37.a7 Bb7 38.h4 gxh4 39.gxh4-+ ]

[>=37...g4!? 38.Ke1 Kc5 39.a7-+ ]

38.g4 Kb4
[38...Bxg4? doesn't lead to the expected results 39.a7 e3+ 40.Kg3+- ]

39.Kg3 h6
[39...d3 40.Kf2 Kb3 41.Nd1 Kxc4 42.Ke3-/+ ]

[40.Kf2 Kc3 (40...Bxg4 41.a7 e3+ 42.Kg3+/= ) 41.c5 Bxg4-+ ]

40...d3 41.Kf2 Kc3 42.Nd1+ Kxc4 43.Ke3 Kxb5 44.Kxe4 Bxa6 45.Kxd3 Kb4+
Black activates its king

46.Ke3 Bb7 47.Nb2 Kc5 48.Nd3+ Kd5 49.Ne1
[49.Kxf3?? the pawn must be left alone, otherwise White will be punished 49...Kd4+ 50.Kg3 Kxd3-+ ]

49...Bc6 1/2-1/2