A missed opportunity

After three rounds four players are in the lead with 2,5 points.

In one of the games in the 3rd round Vitus Buchert from Uppsala played black against young Luitjen Akselsson Apol from Faroe Islands.

White has had the upper hand during most of the game, but in the end game black has come back and is now in charge. But in this position, despite of the knight, it is only one move that collects the full point.  55…Rxa7! After  56.Rxa7 h2 there is no way to stop the pawn from queening. After 57.Rh7 Bh4 58.Bg7† Kh3 white can resign. Unfortunately black missed the opportunity and after 55…Bd8 a draw was agreed in some moves.

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