[Retros] linguistic hole
retromode at web.de
Mon Jan 18 09:59:32 EST 2010
"anticipatory Phoenix" (English) and "Vorausphoenix" (German) sound good to me.
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: "afretro" <afretro at yandex.ru>
> Gesendet: 18.01.10 07:57:25
> An: The Retrograde Analysis Mailing List <retros at janko.at>
> Betreff: Re: [Retros] linguistic hole
> Dear all,
> I recall using the term anticipatory Phenix once. How
> about that?
> As to the use of the CF theme outside of the retro realm there is a
> background to that issue.
> In mid-70s, Nikita Plaksin was dreaming of completing the set of
> triple capture of promotees; by that time, Arpad Molnar had done it
> with bishops and Plaksin himself with knights. I managed to do the &#
> 8220;hat trick with queens and rooks in 1977; in 1979 I
> published an article in /Die Schwalbe/ presenting lots of different &
> #8220;triplets (Plaksin referred to them as triplexes,&#
> 8221; a term to which Günter Lauinger objected in view of the fact
> that duplex in composition means something entirely
> different). Later on, Die Schwalbe started referring to the concept
> of uncapture of NO LESS THAN THREE promoted pieces as Frolkin
> theme; although in chess composition themes are often named
> after their developers rather than the people who first presented
> them (e.g. Pronkin theme in retroanalysis, lots of themes in
> twomovers and so on), Plaksin started a campaign against that name,
> publishing numerous articles in which the term Ceriani theme&#
> 8221; was used for ANY CASE of uncapture of a promotee (not
> necessarily three). He also conducted some in-USSR tourneys for the
> Ceriani theme not only in retros but in other genres as well. Then
> the FIDE Album started referring to the theme as Ceriani-
> Frolkin. In /Dictionary of Chess Composition Terms/ published
> in 2004 by Mark Basisty, I proposed the term Plaksin-Ceriani-
> Frolkin theme.
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