Originally posted by Aetherael
i'm not sure why because i can't work out the ending for certain, but my gut tells me it's ...d4 aiming for a pawn promotion. but after Nxf5..d3 Kf1..d2 Ke1 the pawn doesn't get through. clearly ...Kg7 fails to Nxf5+, and ...Nxg3 Rxg3 gains nothing. is it possible that ..Rf6 provides enough protection to get the pawn promoted? or is Rg4?! enough attack to compensate. i'd love to know, but am too much an amateur
Don't knock yourself, Aethereal. Your analysis is mostly fine except with the Pd2, Ke1 is not possible. Also, after Nxf5 d3, Rxf7 followed by Ne3 protects the queening square.
Good idea, but unfortunately not the right one.