AntiZielElement

A feature (motif) which appears contrary to the aim of the problem and, consequently, must be removed, either in advance or afterwards.

Nagnibida, Mikola

Probleemblad, 1989

Example: AntiZielElement
h#2 2.1... (5+4)

1.Bxc3 Rc2 2.Bg7 Rc8#
1.Sxd5 Rd2 2.Se7 Rd8#

AntiZielElement (B1, flight-unguard)

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FEN: 1K3k1N/8/8/p2N4/5n2/2B5/1b5R/8

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Ott, Markus Johannes

Schach-Aktiv, 1993

1st Prize

Example: AntiZielElement
h#3 2.1... (4+7)

1.Ra4 Sf5 2.Ke2 b4 3.Rf1 Sd4#
1.Ba4 Sf2 2.Ke3 b3 3.Sf3 Sd1#

AntiZielElement (B1, guard)

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FEN: 7K/8/8/8/3r1rN1/3p1kN1/1P1p4/3bn3

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Sobrecases, Guy

Problem-Forum, 2010

Example: AntiZielElement
h#7.5  (9+9)

1...Kg3 2.Ke4 Kh2 3.Kf4 g3+ 4.Kxg4 Kg2 5.Kxf5 Kf3 6.Kxe6 Kxe3 7.Kd5 Kf3 8.e6 e4#

1... Kxe3 2.?? Kf3 3.?? e4#
Black tempo maneuver including an AntiZielElement (paradoxical capture of the wPf5 guarding e6, this function is replaced by the self-block bPe6).
AntiZielElement (B5, flight-unguard)

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FEN: 8/4p3/2p1Pp2/1pPkpPp1/1Pp3P1/2P1pK2/4P1P1/8

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Rotenberg, Jacques

Caillaud, Michel

Phénix, 1995

1st Prize

Example: AntiZielElement
h#2 2.1... (8+6)

1.Rd4 Bxd4 2.Kxd4 Qe4#
1.Bd5 Sxd5 2.Kxd5 Qe6#

AntiZielElement (B1, guard) x2
AntiZielElement (B1, flight obstruction) x2

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FEN: 8/4K3/2P1b1Q1/4B3/1Pk1rp2/2Np1p2/3P1P2/8

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Fougiaxis, Charalampos Harry

Shahmat, Israel Ring Tourney, 1985

1st Prize

Example: AntiZielElement
h#2 b) bPd6→b5  (10+11)

a) 1.Qxc5 Qxe4 2.Se2 Qxa4#
b) 1.Rxd5 Qxc3 2.Sd2 Qf6#

AntiZielElement (W1, self-pin)

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FEN: 8/7r/PPkp4/2NNr1p1/pq2n3/bPn5/2Q2PB1/2R1Kb2

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Shorokhov, Boris

Turevsky, Dmitry

The Problemist, 2013

Example: AntiZielElement
h#2.5 2.1... (7+13)

1...Bxf7 2.Bd2 Bxg6 3.Qxb7 Bxh5#
1...Sxd6 2.Sd2 Sb5 3.Rxe6 Sxc3#

AntiZielElement (B2, line-opening)

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FEN: 3K4/1N3p1q/1prpB1pb/3P1p1p/2n1P2P/2pN4/2p5/3k4

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Linss, Torsten

Problem Paradise, 2015

Example: AntiZielElement
h#6.5  (2+4)

1...Bh5 2.Bb3 Ka3 3.Ba4+ Kxa4 4.Kc2 Kb5 5.Kb3 Kc5 6.Ka4 Kc4 7.Ra3 Be8#

AntiZielElement (W1, pin), AntiZielElement (B3, square obstruction).

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FEN: 4B3/8/8/p7/b7/5r2/1K6/3k4

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