Distant self-block

Self-block on a square away from the own king which will become effective when the king moves to an adjacent square.

See also: Self-block.

Alias: Remote self-block.

Abdurahmanović, Fadil

Mladenović, Miodrag

TT Arnhem, 1981

2nd Prize

Example: Distant self-block
h#2 2.1... (5+3)

1.Qd6+ Se6+ 2.Kd5+ Se5#
1.Qf3+ Sf5+ 2.Ke4+ Sb2#

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FEN: 8/6N1/5K2/8/R1Nk4/6q1/B7/b7

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Paliulionis, Viktoras

Csak-Majoros-Pasztor, G. Bakcsi-85 JT (h#4-6 theme), 2018

1st Prize

Example: Distant self-block
h#6 2.1... (2+6)

1.Rd8 Bc8 2.Rb5 Ba6 3.Rd6+ Kb7 4.Kd7 Kb8 5.Kc6 Kc8 6.Qc5 Bb7#
1.Qe7 Bd1 2.Qa7 Kd6 3.0-0-0+ Ke6 4.Kb7 Ba4 5.Rb8 Kd7 6.Ba6 Bc6#

I: Distant self-block (2x)
II: Distant self-block (1x)

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FEN: r3k3/8/1pK5/6r1/6B1/3bq3/8/8

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