Phoenix

A piece is captured and then a promotion to the same kind of piece occurs.

See also: Mixed Phoenix; Schnoebelen theme; Promotion.

Kardos, Tivadar

Springaren, 1953

2nd Prize

Example: Phoenix
h#4*  (8+13)

1...Bb4#

1.Rxg2 Kxg2 2.h1=R Kf3 3.Rh2 Kg4 4.Rb2 Bb4#

bR Phoenix.

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FEN: 8/1p6/1P6/B3p3/p1p1P2p/knP1P1pP/pr4Pp/rn5K

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Maslar, Zdravko

feenschach, 1990

3rd HM

Example: Phoenix
h#4  (4+6)

1.Sf2 Kxf2 2.d1=S+ Kf3 3.Bf4 gxf4 4.c1=B Bb1#

bS Phoenix, bB Phoenix.

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FEN: 8/8/4p3/4Pk2/8/6P1/B1pp4/2bn2K1

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Gschwend, Alfred

Schach-Echo, 1970

1st Prize

Example: Phoenix
h#5 b) wPb3→c3  (6+9)

a) 1.Se6 Kc1 2.Bf6 exf6 3.a1=B fxe7 4.Bh8 e8=S 5.Sg7 Sf6#
b) 1.Qxd2 Kb3 2.Qd6 exd6 3.a1=Q dxe7 4.Qc1 e8=S 5.Qh6 Sf6#

bB Phoenix, bQ Phoenix.

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FEN: 7b/4p1nk/6nq/4Pp1p/8/PP6/pKPP4/8

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Fox, Charles Masson

Essener Anzeiger, 1930

2nd-3rd Prize

Example: Phoenix
h#7  (3+10)

1.axb1=R Kf2 2.g1=R h4 3.Rg5 hxg5 4.e1=R g6 5.Re8 g7 6.Rh8 gxh8=Q 7.d1=R Qc3#

bR Phoenix (2x), wQ Phoenix.

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FEN: 8/8/8/3p1p1p/p7/8/p2pp1pP/1Qk2bK1

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Caillaud, Michel

Olympic Tourney, 1984

1st Prize

Example: Phoenix
h#2 2.1... (6+9)

1.Qxe8 fxe8=B 2.Sd5 Sd4#
1.Rxg8+ fxg8=S 2.Sf5 Sf4#

wB Phoenix, wS Phoenix.

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FEN: 4BbNK/4nP1p/4k2r/2P1n3/q3p1r1/8/4N3/8

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Semenenko, Valery

V. Stankevich-85 JT, 2016

3rd Prize

Example: Phoenix
h#4.5  (5+14)

1...Rxc1 2.Kg6 Rxd1 3.c1=R Rxe1 4.d1=S Rxf1 5.e1=R Rg2#

bR Phoenix (2x), bS Phoenix.

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FEN: 8/b6b/7p/3p1k1p/PP6/2pK4/R1ppp3/R1rnrn2

Caillaud, Michel

Shakhmatna Misl, 1982

1st Prize

Example: Phoenix
h#5 3.1... (2+10)

1.Bd8 a5 2.Bb6 axb6 3.c1=B b7 4.Bg5 b8=S 5.Be7 Sd7#
1.Qb3 a5 2.Qb6 axb6 3.c1=Q b7 4.Qc4 b8=S 5.Qf7 Sd7#
1.Rb8 a5 2.Rb6 axb6 3.c1=R b7 4.Rc8 b8=S 5.Re8 Sd7#

bB Phoenix, bQ Phoenix, bR Phoenix.

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FEN: 4rkn1/4bqn1/p2p4/5p2/P7/8/2p4K/8

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Gavriliv, Evgeny

Zalokockij, Roman

Soroka, Ivan

Molodoy leninets, 1988

2nd Prize

Example: Phoenix
h#3 3.1... (4+16)

1.c1=B Qxa3+ 2.Kxa3 c8=Q 3.Bb2 Qc5#
1.Rb8 Qxc3+ 2.Kxc3 cxb8=Q 3.Kd4 Qe5#
1.Rd8 Qxb3+ 2.Kxb3 cxd8=Q 3.Kb4 Qb6#

wQ Phoenix (3x).

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FEN: 4r3/2Pp4/8/8/pQp2P2/bbpr1pp1/qkp2pn1/1n3K2

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Leck, Jakob

Sick, Oliver

Die Schwalbe, 2019 (v)

Example: Phoenix
h#6  (2+12)

1.Rh1 Bxh1 2.c1=R Be4 3.Bd3 Kxd3 4.b1=B+ Kd2 5.Sc4+ Kxc1 6.Ra3 Bxb1#

Schnoebelen + bR Phoenix, bB Phoenix.

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FEN: 8/8/4q3/1p1B4/rp1K4/np6/kpp5/nbr5

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Abdurahmanović, Fadil

Orbit, 2013

11st HM

Example: Phoenix
h#2 2.1... (5+7)

1.Qxa4 Se4 2.Qe8+ fxe8=Q#
1.Sxd6 Qb5 2.Sde8 fxe8=S#

Phoenix + Mixed Phoenix.

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FEN: 5KB1/5Pn1/3Nk2b/5np1/Q2p4/8/8/q7

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