[Retros] Phoenix Promotions

Joost de Heer joost at sanguis.xs4all.nl
Fri Apr 11 12:00:32 EDT 2008

Mark Tilford wrote:

> The retrograde analysis corner mentions "Phoenix Promotions", but

> doesn't define that term anywhere. What's it mean?

An original piece gets captured, and then reappears through promotion
(the other way round (promotion to a piece, and then an original piece
of that kind is captured) is NOT a phoenix, since there is no 'rebirth'
aspect in this case).


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