Corner-to-corner

1. The longest horizontal, vertical, or diagonal move of a line-piece from one corner of the board to another.

2. The march of a piece from one corner of the board to another.

Paros, György

Magyar Sakkelet, 1955

1st Prize

Example: Corner-to-corner
h#3  (5+12)

1.g6 Qa1 2.Kb6 a5+ 3.Kc7 Qe5#

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FEN: n1b1K2Q/1p4pP/p6r/k2P1p2/P6q/8/n1r2b2/8

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Abdurahmanović, Fadil

Süddeutscher Rundfunk, 1960

2nd Prize

Example: Corner-to-corner
h#3  (10+11)

1.Ke3 Bh1 2.Qxh1 Kxg3 3.Qa8 c6#

Corner-to-corner wB & bQ.

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FEN: B7/3p4/1B1P2p1/2P3Pp/5k1K/2pP2pP/2Pp1p1q/4brN1

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Maslar, Zdravko

Die Schwalbe, 1981

3rd HM

Example: Corner-to-corner
h#3  (6+9)

1.Sf3 Rh1 2.Qxh1+ Kxg3 3.Qa1 d4#

Corner-to-corner wR & bQ.

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FEN: 8/8/5p2/3P1kpp/6pq/p2P2p1/P1B3Kn/R7

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Abdurahmanović, Fadil

feenschach, 1975

4th Comm.

Example: Corner-to-corner
h#4  (3+4)

1.Rb6 Bh8 2.Qxh8 Sc7 3.Qa1 Sd5 4.Rb2 Sc3#

Corner-to-corner wB & bQ.

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FEN: N7/8/6r1/6n1/7q/8/8/Bk1K4

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Paliulionis, Viktoras

4th FIDE World Cup, 2015

2nd Comm.

Example: Corner-to-corner
h#9  (2+4)

1.Qb8 Ka5 2.Kb7 Ba3 3.Kc6 Bd6 4.Kd5 Bxb8 5.Kc4 Bd6 6.Kb3 Ba3 7.Ka2 Kb4 8.Ka1 Kb3 9.Sb1 Bb2#

Corner-to-corner bK.

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FEN: k7/8/K7/4p3/8/1qn5/1B6/8

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Krampis, Illo

Die Schwalbe, 2019

Example: Corner-to-corner
h#4  (9+10)

1.Qxh1 Ra8 2.Qxa8 a7 3.Qh1 a8=Q 4.Qe1 Qf3#

Corner-to-corner bQ (x3).

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FEN: q7/R1Kp1p2/Pp1Pp1p1/b3P1Pp/8/2p5/4Pk1B/7N

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Semenenko, Valery

Die Schwalbe, 2018

Example: Corner-to-corner
h#6.5  (2+11)

1...Bxh8 2.Ke7 Ba1 3.Qb2+ Kd3 4.Qh8 Ke4 5.Qe8 Bh8 6.Bh6 Ke5 7.Bf8 Bf6#

Corner-to-corner wB (x3).

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FEN: 4k2n/3p1p2/1n6/2p5/pp6/q3bp2/2K5/B7

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Sobrecases, Guy

Loustau Jean-Marc

Springaren, 2010

Example: Corner-to-corner
h#5  (2+7)

1.Qh8 Ke6 2.Ra8 Kf5 3.Rha1 Kf4 4.Kh1 Kxf3 5.h2 Kf2#

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FEN: q7/1B1Kp3/8/8/8/5b1p/7k/r6r

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Abdurahmanović, Fadil

Orbit, 2008

3rd Prize

Example: Corner-to-corner
h#4.5  (3+9)

1...Ba8 2.Qb7+ Ka2 3.Ke4 Bh8 4.Rg7 Bxb7+ 5.Kd4 Bxg7#

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FEN: 8/q7/8/2p2k2/2p5/3pb3/1K6/Bnr3rB

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