7.1 The edge of the Board and Zugzwang 1


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Diagram 1: Location of a group of pieces and type of position


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Diagram 2: Location of a group of pieces and type of position


Moving the whole set of pieces shown in diagram 1 over the whole board - with the white king as leading piece - results in the colored fields shown in diagram 2.


Yellow squares indicate a drawn position: (=/=). Pink and red squares indicate zugzwang positions: (-/=)- and (=/-)-positions, i.e. one sided zugzwang for White resp. Black.


7.2 The edge of the Board and Zugzwang 2


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Diagram 3: Location of a group of pieces and type of position


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Diagram 4: Location of a group of pieces and type of position


Moving the whole set of pieces shown in diagram 3 over the whole board - with the white king as leading piece - results in the colored fields shown in diagram 4.


Dark red squares indicate reciprocal zugzwang positions: (-/-).


The influence of the edges of the board can be seen clearly.


Fundemental Positions and Color Codes


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Color codes for the Representation of Positional Types without taking care of the right to move


List of examples