Originally posted by VarenkaYou're right. White has to worry about 1.g7 Be5 2.g8=Q Re1+. I'll have to look at this some more.
That's a fair start. But now try to look for ideas for Black, and try to refute your initial ideas... and then possibly look for further counters to Black's ideas and so forth. There's a bit more fighting to be done in this position.
Originally posted by Mad Rookyou could block the final rook check with your bishop. that's actually the first point in this position.
You're right. White has to worry about 1.g7 Be5 2.g8=Q Re1+. I'll have to look at this some more.
Originally posted by diskamylYep, as soon as I saw petrovitch's solution, it was clear to me what you'd meant. It _is_ a nice position. Once the rook is trapped, the white king doesn't even have to do anything except make random moves.
petrovich's line is the correct one. I was referring to the last position of his main line when I said beautiful:
[fen]8/5Br1/3b2P1/8/1k6/8/8/1K6 b - - 0 5[/fen]