Spisska Borovicka - 16th theme tourney C 10.9.2004

In connection with Chalkidiki 2004 congress Peter Gvozdják announces his 16th thematical tourney Spisska Borovicka, competition for all kinds of original problems in 2 moves (#2, =2, h#2, s#2, r=2 etc...) and showing one of the CYCLONE themes. In addition, at least one "Pelle" move (by White or Black) is required. (Pelle move = The unit is pinned before as well as after playing the move.) Twins, more solutions, promoted pieces and any fairy pieces and/or conditions are allowed.

The prizes & the judge: bottle & CYCLONE & other books & Peter Gvozdják.

There are two ways of entering:
  1. You may send the entry by e-mail to Peter Gvozdják at peter.gvozdjak@gmail.com. In that case the entry should be received latest on August 27th.
  2. You may also give your problems at Chalkidiki congress personally to Mr. Formánek. In that case he should receive your entry before Friday September 10th, 9.30 A.M.
Original thematical example follows, there are many examples in the book CYCLONE - see numbers 157 378 567 649 657 686 687 898 905 906 1033 1034 1035 1036 1325 1326 1327 1328 1329 1330 1339 1488 1623 1633.
Ludovit Lacny
Peter Gvozdják

1st HM Phénix 1994
No. 649 in Cyclone

1.Re4? (th. 2.Sf3# A)
1...Rxb5 a 2.Qxf6# B
1...Qe3 b 2.Sh3 C

1.Bd7! (th. 2.Qxf6# B)
1...Rb5 a 2.Sh3# C
1...Qxe3 b 2.Sf3# A

Shedey cycle. Here, one defence in each phase is thematic for 16th Spisska Borovicka: the move 1...Rb5 is thematic after 1.Bd7, but not after 1.Re4, as Rf5 is not pinned before the move. On the other hand, the move 1...Qe3 is thematic after 1.Re4, but not after 1.Bd7.

#2 (8+11)

Comments to Juraj Lörinc.
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