Reciprocal capture

Mutual capture of two enemy pieces, which exchange their active (capturing) and passive (captured) role between phases.

Caillaud, Michel

Liga Problemista, Mat Plus, 2009

1st Place

Example: Reciprocal capture
h#3 b) wSc7→g7  (4+8)

a) 1.Ke3 Bd3 2.Ba6 c3 3.Bxd3 Sd5#
b) 1.Bf5 Bc8 2.Ke3 Bxf5 3.gxf5 Sxf5#

Reciprocal capture wB/bB.

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FEN: 2b5/2N5/B5p1/6p1/3kp1p1/6K1/2Prr3/8

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Abdurahmanović, Fadil

Chumakov, Gennadij

4th Azemmour TT, Belgrade, 2016

1st-3rd Prize

Example: Reciprocal capture
h#4 2.1... (8+9)

1.Rxa4 Sxc1 2.Rxa5 Sd3 3.Ra6 Se5 4.Rg6 Sf7#
1.Sxa2 Rxa3 2.Sxc3 Ra1 3.Se4 Rf1 4.Sg5 Rf6#

Reciprocal captures wR/bR and wS/bS.

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FEN: 7K/3p4/7k/Pp1p4/RPp3Pp/r1P1p3/N3P3/2n5

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Abdurahmanović, Fadil

Zajic, Helmut

Schach-Aktiv, 2005

Example: Reciprocal capture
h#3 2.1... (5+10)

1.b3 Rxg5 2.Qa3+ Bxa3 3.Kxa3 Rxa5#
1.Qxc3+ Bb2 2.Qxb2+ Kxb2 3.Bb5 Ra1#

Reciprocal captures wB/bQ.

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FEN: 7b/2p5/3p4/p1q3p1/kp1p4/2P5/3P4/K1B2bR1

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