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The Jerusalem Post - The Jerusalem Post Magazine - - GAMES - By Leonard Bar­den

Ian Rogers v Chris Ward, UK 4NCL league 1997. Aus­tralia’s No1 grand­mas­ter was White and a for­mer Bri­tish cham­pion Black, but White (to move) is a rook up and can seem­ingly con­sol­i­date by 1 Qc3, In­stead Rogers thought for half an hour, play went 1 Bb5 Qa5+ win­ning the bishop and the game was later drawn. Why didn’t White just move his at­tacked queen to safety?

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