Kozhakin theme

First and last white move are made on the same square.

See also: Meerane Theme.

Jonsson, Bernt Christer

Mat Plus, 2009

2nd Prize

Example: Kozhakin theme
h#3.5 2.1... (3+10)

1...Sf3 2.Kd5 Sxe5 3.Kxe5 Sg1 4.Rd5 Sf3#
1...Sc3 2.Rb4 Sxa4 3.Kb5 Se2 4.Kxa4 Sc3#

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FEN: 8/8/2kpp3/p3p1K1/p2rr3/pp6/4N3/6N1

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Luce, S├ębastien

Die Schwalbe, TT-214, 2019

2nd HM

Example: Kozhakin theme
h#4.5 2.1... (4+8)

1...Sf6 2.Sg5 Sxh5 3.Kf3 Sf4 4.Kg4 Sd5 5.Kh5 Sf6#
1...Sc7 2.Kd3 Sxa6 3.Kc4 Sb4 4.Kb5 Sd5 5.Ka6 Sc7#

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FEN: 8/pb4K1/p1p5/p1PN3q/8/5nP1/4k3/8

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Meinking, Dan

U.S. Problem Bulletin, 1993 (v)

Example: Kozhakin theme
h#3 4.1... (6+5)

1.Rg3 Rf3 2.Qf5 Rxf5 3.Rg2 Rf3#
1.Rf3 Re3 2.Rg3 Rxe6 3.Rg2 Re3#
1.Qg4 Bf5 2.Rd3 Bxd3 3.Qg2 Bf5#
1.Qf5 Be6 2.Qg4 Bxb3 3.Qg2 Be6#

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FEN: 8/3B4/2P1q3/8/P6p/Rr5k/4P2n/K7