Reciprocal Bristol

Two Bristols (Bristol clearances) with the same two pieces which exchange their roles in the single line of play or in the different phases.

See also: Bristol.

Linss, Torsten

Die Schwalbe, 2015

Spec. Prize

Example: Reciprocal Bristol
h#8  (2+4)

1.Re1 Kf3 2.R5e2 Be3 3.g1=S+ Ke4 4.Sf3 Kd5 5.Se5 Bf4 6.Sd7 Kc6 7.Re8 Kb7 8.R1e7 Bc7#

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FEN: 3k4/B7/8/4r3/4r3/8/5Kp1/8

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Paliulionis, Viktoras

Moscow Tourney, 2016

1st-2nd Prize

Example: Reciprocal Bristol
h#7  (2+6)

1.Be4 Bf3 2.Sd7 Bg4 3.Sf8 Bc8 4.Qd7 Kh8 5.Qe8 Bf5+ 6.Kf7 Bh7 7.Bg6 Bg8#

WB/BB reciprocal Bristol on different lines.

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FEN: 6K1/4r3/1n3rk1/8/8/7q/6b1/7B

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Ott, Markus Johannes

Geissler, Norbert

Die Schwalbe, 1992

Example: Reciprocal Bristol
h#5  (2+13)

1.Rc8 Rf6 2.R3c7 Rc6 3.Sa2 Rc2 4.Rc3 Rc1 5.R8c4 Rxb1#

Reciprocal Bristol bR/bR.

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FEN: 5R2/8/8/4pp2/bnrp4/pkrpp3/3p4/1n1K4

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Paliulionis, Viktoras

B. Shorokhov-50 JT , 2018

4th Prize

Example: Reciprocal Bristol
h#6  (2+6)

1.Bh3 Bg4 2.Re4+ Kf5 3.Se5 Kf6 4.Qd4 Bc8 5.Bd7 Ke7 6.Bc6 Be6#

1.Qg1/Qd1? Bc8 2.Bd7 ?? 3.Bc6 Kf5 4.Re4 Kf6 5.Se5 Ke7 6.Qd4 Be6#

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FEN: 4r3/3B1n2/4b3/2rk4/5K2/8/8/q7

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Garai, Toma

Le Courrier des Échecs, 1989

2nd Prize

Example: Reciprocal Bristol
h#3 2.1... (4+4)

1.Qe2 Rc1 2.Rc2 Be5 3.Rd2 Rc3#
1.Rc8 Rc7 2.Kd4 Rd7 3.Rc4 Bb4#

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FEN: 8/8/2rB3K/2R5/4pP2/3kq3/8/8

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Paros, György

Fleck, Ferenc

O. Bláthy MT, 1940

1st-3rd Prize

Example: Reciprocal Bristol
h#4  (4+16)

1.Rg5 Bh4 2.Qg4 Bxh3 3.Qg2 Bxd7 4.Rg3 Bd8#

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FEN: 8/nb1p4/rk4p1/3p3p/2pP4/3p1prp/3n1Bqb/4KB2

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