[Retros] Phoenix Promotions

Noam Elkies elkies at math.harvard.edu
Fri Apr 11 12:25:01 EDT 2008

Joost de Heer <joost at sanguis.xs4all.nl> writes:

> 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).

True, though I wonder if one should count 1...d8=K! as a sort of phoenix
in Caillaud's H2# (4th place LP 1/2008) that you quote earlier today :-)


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