Self-unpin/self-pin

In the course of the solution, a piece is first self-upinned, then self-pinned again.

See also: Self-unpin/pin.

Harkola, Hannu

Kallio, Timo

Suomen Tehtäväniekat TT, 1991

1st Prize

Example: Self-unpin/self-pin
h#2 2.1... (5+10)

1.Kd3 Kf6+ 2.Be4 Rd5#
1.Kb5 Kf4+ 2.Bd5 Bd3#

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FEN: 2R1r3/1p6/1pb3Bq/5KRp/n1k5/5p2/3Bp3/8

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Abdurahmanović, Fadil

feenschach, 1990 (v)

5th Prize

Example: Self-unpin/self-pin
h#2 2.1... (6+9)

1.Kd1 Qh5+ 2.Be2 Rg1#
1.Kb3 Rb7+ 2.Qb4 Bf7#

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FEN: 8/r2R2pr/6B1/4p1p1/p7/3b3Q/1Pkq2RK/8

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Nastran, Janez

Slovenian Championship, 1993

1st Place

Example: Self-unpin/self-pin
h#2  (7+11)
b) wQb6→b8 c) wQb6→g3

a) 1.Qf2 Qxe6+ 2.Sxe6 Rxf2#
b) 1.Qd7 Qxe5+ 2.Rxe5 Bxd7#
c) 1.Qd5 Qxf4+ 2.Bxf4 Rxd5#

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FEN: 2B5/5p2/1Q2rp2/2R1bkpP/1r2pnp1/8/3q2P1/5R1K

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Feather, Christopher John

Moultings 4, 1991

Example: Self-unpin/self-pin
h#2 2.1... (7+13)

1.Qxc2 Qxc5+ 2.Se5 Qf2#
1.Qxb5 Qxd3+ 2.Se4 Qf1#

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FEN: 1b6/3p1N2/p2p2b1/1Rn2kN1/q1p3pr/Q2n4/1PBp4/K7

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