String theme

Gradual "stretching" of the movement of a piece in one direction along the same line (horizontal, vertical or diagonal).

Loshinskij, Lev

Korolkov, Vladimir

Problem, 1973

1st Prize

Example: String theme
h#5  (2+14)

1.a5 Bg4 2.Ka6 Bxf5 3.Bd5 Be6 4.Sf5 Bd7 5.Bf7 Bc8#

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FEN: b7/pk4q1/pp1n2r1/1r3p1K/4p3/3p1n1B/4p3/8

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