Allowing tempo

A move which enables a tempo move.

See also: Tempo move.

Feather, Christopher John

Best Problems, 2007

1st Prize

Example: Allowing tempo
h#2.5 2.1... (7+8)

1...Bb5 2.Rg8 fxg8=S 3.axb5 Sxe7#
1...Rf6 2.Re8 fxe8=S 3.exf6 Sc7#

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FEN: 5r2/4pP2/p2pP2R/P1bkn2K/B2n4/3P4/8/8

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Jonsson, Bernt Christer

Australasian Chess, 2012

Example: Allowing tempo
h#3 2.1... (9+6)

1.Sxd2 Sf4 2.Sb1 Sd2 3.gxf4 Sb3#
1.Sxb4 Sg3 2.Sa2 Sb4 3.hxg3 Sc2#

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FEN: 7B/8/8/3N2p1/1P4Pp/4P2K/nr1P3P/kn3N2

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