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These players are just pretty weak. 5...Bg4 should already have been punished by Bxf7, many more blunders follow. Qg6 is a double attack against c2 and g2, that's probably motivation enough.


I find Secrets of Pawnless Endings (Gambit, 2002) by John Nunn (pages 49 to 69) to be the ultimate reference about the KQvKR ending. All steps needed to force Philidor's 1777 position are described precisely, each position showing how to reduce to a previously seen position. The book of course covers stalemate cases (which are all obvious) and what I call "...

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