Albino

All the possible moves of a white Pawn from its second rank.

See also: Pickaninny; Extended Albino; Anti-Albino; Pseudo Albino.

Heinonen, Unto

Probleemblad, 1988

Example: Albino
h#2 4.1... (3+9)

1.Bg5 Qe6+ 2.Kf4 e3#
1.Bc5 Qf6+ 2.Kg4 exf3#
1.Rg4 Qe7 2.Bf4 e4#
1.Ke4+ Ka6 2.Rf5 exd3#

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FEN: 8/8/3Q2n1/K4k1r/2r5/3pbppp/4P3/8

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Abdurahmanović, Fadil

The Problemist, 2003

2nd Prize

Example: Albino
h#6 4.1... (2+12)

1.Sd3+ exd3 2.Rb6 dxc4 3.Kd3 c5 4.Kc4 c6 5.Kc5 c7 6.Kc6 c8=Q#
1.Qc8 Kd5 2.Kf4 e4 3.Qf5+ exf5 4.Rg6 f6 5.Kf5 f7 6.Kf6 f8=Q#
1.Kf2 e3 2.Qf4+ exf4 3.Kg3 fxg5 4.Kh4 g6 5.Kg5 g7 6.Kg6 g8=Q#
1.Sf3+ exf3 2.Rg6 fxg4 3.Kf3 gxh5 4.Kg4 h6 5.Kh5 h7 6.Kh6 h8=Q#

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FEN: 8/4p3/7r/1b2K1pp/2q3p1/2p1k3/2n1P3/b3n3

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Radovic, Srecko

Joksimovic, Nebojsha

Orbit, 2002 (v. 2003)

1st Prize

Example: Albino
h#6 4.1... (2+13)

1.b5 exd3 2.Rb6 d4 3.Kd3 dxc5 4.Kc4 c6 5.Kc5 c7 6.Kc6 c8=Q#
1.Qc6 Kf5 2.Kd4 e4 3.Qd5+ exd5 4.Rc6 d6 5.Kd5 d7 6.Kd6 d8=Q#
1.Kf2 e3 2.Rh3 exf4 3.Kg3 f5 4.Kh4 f6 5.Kg5 fxg7 6.Kg6 g8=Q#
1.g5 exf3 2.Rg6 fxg4 3.Kf3 gxh5 4.Kg4 h6 5.Kh5 h7 6.Kh6 h8=Q#

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FEN: 8/1p4p1/7r/2b1K2p/5pp1/3pkqr1/4P1p1/5n2

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Loshinskij, Lev

Korolkov, Vladimir

Sahs/Shakhmaty (Riga), 1967

1st Prize

Example: Albino
h#2 4.1... (8+13)

1.Qf4 g4 2.S3e4 d4#
1.Kd4 gxf3 2.e5 dxc3#
1.Kf4 gxh3 2.S5e4 dxe3#
1.Ke4 g3 2.Sd7 d3#

Double Albino

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FEN: 8/1r6/rBK1pp2/1Qn1k3/bq6/1pn1pp1p/1P1P2PP/3R4

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