Originals 11-311016

 

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Original Problems

 

11-31th of October, 2016

  • (31.10) No.1150, 1151 – Harald Grubert. Two miniatures: No.1150 (h#3.5; Eagle; Sparrow; Moose); No.1151 (h#3; Imitator). Warm welcome to Harald in Original Problems section of JF!
  • (26.10) No.1148, 1149 – N.Shankar Ram. Two problems in 2 moves: No.1148 (r#2); No.1149 (#2; Nightrider).
  • (25.10) No.1147 – Peter Harris (hs=5.5; Maximummer; Sentinelles Pion Advers). Dedicated to Seetharaman.
  • (24.10) No.1146 – Paul Rãican (PG 16.5; Masand).
  • (23.10) No.1145 – Ya’aqov Mintz (PG 4.5).
  • (19.10) No.1144 – Peter Harris (h#6; Royal piece; KoeKo). “In the January 2006 issue of The Problemist John Rice wrote an article “Kolner Kontaktschach (Koeko)” that featured a problem by the inventor HeinzZander and 6 of mine – 3 for illustration and 3 for solving. A book prize was offered for the best solutions and comments. (Eric Huber won the prize).” (P.H.)
  • (16.10) No.1143 – Peter Harris (h#7/h=6; Royal piece; KoeKo; Maximummer; Sentinelles Pion Advers).
  • (11.10) No.1142 – Andrey Zhuravlev, Valery Shanshin & Gennady Egorov (h#2; PWC). Warm welcome to all three authors in Original problems section of JF!

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All previously published problems you can find in the subsections of Original Problems menu on the top. The judge of informal fairy tournament JF-2016(II) – Franz PachlThe judge of Retro and PG problems 2015-2016Thomas Brand.


Encoding fairy chess symbols in Unicode

fairy-chess-unicode-annEncoding fairy chess symbols in Unicode

There is an initiative by Garth Wallace to make a proposal for Unicode Consortium to encode fairy chess symbols. WFCC have supported the idea, and we need community input. If interested, please join a discussion in a Google group:

https://groups.google.com/d/forum/fairy-chess-unicode

Iļja Ketris [Posted @ MatPlus Forum, Oct 10, 2016]


Originals 01-091016

 

J’F

Original Problems

 

1-9th of October, 2016

  • (09.10) No.1141 – Peter Harris (h=1.5; Super-Circe; Anti-Andernach; Isardam). With gratitude for the dedication!
  • (07.10) No.1140 – Sébastien Luce (h#3; PWC; Take&Make). Black King in 4 corners.
  • (05.10) No.1139 – Oliver Sick (ser-#83; Argentinian Chess; Saltador; Faro; Loco; Senora). The first demonstration of Argentinian Chess on JF is No.1089,1090 by Oliver.
  • (04.10) No.1137, 1138 – Erich Bartel. Two miniatures: No.1137 (ser-s#14; Circe Equipollents; Alphabetic Chess; Fers; Grasshopper; Equihopper), No.1138 (ser-==10; Circe Equipollents; Madrasi; Nightrider).
  • (03.10) No.1136 – Georgy Evseev & Boris Shorokhov (h#2; PWC; Non-stop Equihopper). Four phases with cyclic anti-dual choice.
  • (03.10) No.1135 – Andrew Buchanan (h#5; Chess4E71) with some additions to the definition of Chess4E71 given in No.1127.
  • (01.10)  Fairings No.50 – Chris Feather, distributed by Stephen Emmerson, is added to the Articles section!
  • (01.10) No.1133, 1134 – Vito Rallo. Two miniatures: No.1133 (h#2; Annan Chess; Grasshopper); No.1134 (h#2; Messigny Chess).

Animated diagrams use Py2Web by Dmitri Turevski and WinChloe’s graphics.


All previously published problems you can find in the subsections of Original Problems menu on the top. The judge of informal fairy tournament JF-2016(II) – Franz PachlThe judge of Retro and PG problems 2015-2016Thomas Brand.