Meerane theme

The first and the last moves are completely identical.

See also: Kozhakin theme.

Jonsson, Bernt Christer

Mat Plus, 2009

2nd Prize

Example: Meerane 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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Paliulionis Viktoras, Mečislovas Rimkus

Die Schwalbe, 2018

Example: Meerane theme
h#6  (3+10)

1.Sb4 cxb4 2.Kc3 bxa5 3.Kb4 c3+ 4.Kxa5 Kd4 5.Sd5 Kc5 6.Sb4 cxb4#

Double Meerane in the single line (bS & wP)

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FEN: 8/1p2p3/rn6/p2n4/b1p1K3/2P5/2Pk4/b7

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Luce, Sébastien

Die Schwalbe, TT-214, 2019

2nd HM

Example: Meerane 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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Paliulionis, Viktoras

Die Schwalbe, TT-214, 2019

2nd Prize (Miniatures)

Example: Meerane theme
h#7  (2+4)

1.Qe2 Be4+ 2.Qdd3 Kf6 3.Kd1 Ke5 4.Qa6 Kd4 5.Sd2 Kc3 6.Qe1 Kb2 7.Qae2 Bc2#

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FEN: 8/6K1/q2q4/8/8/8/2k5/1n5B

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Abdurahmanović, Fadil

Die Schwalbe, 2010

1st Prize

Example: Meerane theme
h#6  (2+12)

1.Be6 Kd1 2.Qe5 Ke2 3.Kf5+ Kf3 4.Bb3 Bc4 5.f6 Bg8 6.Be6 Bh7#

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FEN: 8/3p1p2/8/n5pp/4k3/pbp5/p6q/2K2B1r

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Rehm, Hans Peter

Schach-Echo, 1st Prize

1988

Example: Meerane theme
h#7  (3+11)

1.Bh5 Kc1 2.Kg4 Kd1 3.Kh4+ Ke1 4.Bd1 Kf2 5.Se2 Kf3 6.Sg3+ Kf4 7.Bh5 hxg3#

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FEN: 8/2p3p1/2p3p1/3p1k2/3p1n2/3p3p/3P3P/1K1b4

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