Colorado Springs Independent Column #8

You can read the column here (PDF).

Answer: 45…Rg3+!! Forces mate… 46. fxg3 Rf1#

From the game Dragan Plakalovic – Richard Buchanan East Coast Deli, Colorado Springs, CO, 2011

[Event “July 2011 East Coast”]
[Site “Colorado Springs, CO”]
[Date “2011.07.06”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Plakalovic, Dragan”]
[Black “Buchanan, Richard”]
[Result “0-1″]
[ECO “C02″]
[WhiteElo “1707”]
[BlackElo “2000”]
[PlyCount “90”]
[EventType “swiss”]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Bd7 6. a3 Qb6 7. b4 cxd4 8. cxd4
Be7 9. Bb2 Nh6 10. Nc3 a6 11. Na4 Qd8 12. Nc5 Rb8 13. Be2 O-O 14. O-O f6 15. h3
fxe5 16. dxe5 Bxc5 17. bxc5 Nf7 18. Re1 Rc8 19. Rc1 Qe7 20. Qd2 Rc7 21. Rc2
Rfc8 22. Rec1 Na7 23. Qa5 Bb5 24. Bxb5 Nxb5 25. a4 Na7 26. Kf1 Nc6 27. Qd2 a5
28. Bc3 Ra8 29. Bd4 Nb4 30. Rb2 Qd7 31. Qd1 Qc6 32. Rcb1 Nh6 33. g4 Rf8 34.
Rxb4 axb4 35. Rxb4 Rcf7 36. Rb6 Qd7 37. Ng5 Re7 38. Qd3 g6 39. a5 Nf7 40. Nxf7
Rexf7 41. Qc2 Rf3 42. Kg2 Qe7 43. Qb2 Qh4 44. Rxe6 Qxh3+ 45. Kg1 Rg3+ 0-1

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