Balbo theme

  1. The same kind pieces making every move for both sides, black and white.
  2. Black moves are followed by moves of a white unit of the same kind.

Sonnenfeld, Felix Alexander

Schach-Echo, 1976

Example: Balbo theme
h#2 4.1... (8+13)

1.Rxg3 Rb1 2.Rxg5 Rf1#
1.Bxd2 Bf1 2.Bxg5 Bh3#
1.h6 d3 2.hxg5 dxe4#
1.Se6 Sg6 2.Sxg5 Sh4#

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FEN: 4bnnN/3p2pp/1R3N2/b3pkPp/r1B1p3/r5P1/2KP4/8

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