Long-trip

An officer (queen, rook, bishop, or knight) makes three or more moves in the same phase.

Kirtley, Mark

U.S. Problem Bulletin, 1997

1st-2nd Prize

Example: Long-trip
h#5.5 b) bPc4→g6  (2+12)

a) 1...Sa5 2.Rb5 Sxb3 3.Qc2+ Sd2 4.Qa4 Sf3 5.Ka5 Se5 6.Bb6 Sc6#
b) 1...Se7 2.Ka5 Sxg6 3.Bb6 Sh4 4.Qe4+ Sf3 5.Qa4 Sd4 6.Rb5 Sc6#

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FEN: 8/6pq/pkN5/4r3/2pb1pp1/1p4p1/6Kn/8

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Linss, Torsten

Paliulionis, Viktoras

Die Schwalbe, 2020

Example: Long-trip
h#8.5  (2+5)

1...Bh4 2.Kd6 Bd8 3.g5 Ba5 4.g4 Bd2 5.Bg5 Be3 6.Rf5 Bf2 7.Ke5 Bh4 8.Kf4 Kf2 9.Re4 Bg3#

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FEN: 8/2k3p1/8/8/3r1b2/6B1/5r2/4K3

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