Tromso Olympiad 2014 – Round 10 – Vikings Defeated!
I didn’t play today and my merit was to convince Pancevski to move the d-pawn for two squares for the first time in his life! I briefly showed him some lines in the QGA and it worked like a charm!
We won a great match today, 2.5-1.5 against Denmark! It could have been even more convincing had Bogdanovski used his accidental chance before the time-control on move 39.
|39…Rb1 wins! (instead of the played 39…Qe6)|
Mitkov had a good position after the opening but the trend turned against him and he was under pressure. It was a very surprising (and very pleasant) decision for us that Aagaard decided to take the draw with a perpetual in a moment when the match was swinging in our favour.
Nedev on 1 had a pleasant edge throughout the game against Palo and was never in any danger.
We won the match thanks to Pancevski’s quick win against Rasmussen.
|White’s last move 17. Qc2? allowed the beautiful 17…Nf3!|
Tomorrow is a rest day and we now need one more effort to round up a good showing at this Olympiad!