JV problem No.61

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No.61 – finished 26-Aug-2012 – Probably, this is one of my best problems with Chameleons. The main idea came after my another problem, No.100, where Chameleon’s play was on the orthogonal. But this one has much more interesting content. And this is the first time when I have the 1st Prize! 🙂


No.61
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Julia Vysotska

Chameleon-50JT 2012 , KobulChess.com
1st Prize

hs#3,5      b) Sd4->e5     (7+6)
Chameleons: Qa1, Bh8
 

Solutions:

a) 1…Sd4-e2 2.e7-e8=cQ cQa1-f6=cS + 3.Ke4-e5 + Kb7-b8 4.cQe8-d7=cS + cSf6*d7=cB #

(try: 1…Sd4-e6? 2.e7-e8=cQ cQa1-f6=cS + 3.Ke4-e5 + Kb7-b8 4.cQe8-d7=cS + cSf6*d7=cB – no mate, 5.Kf5!)

b) 1…Se5-g4 2.e7-e8=Q cBh8-b2=cR 3.Ke4-d4 + Kb7-a6 4.Qe8-b5 + cRb2*b5=cQ #

(try: 1…Se5-c4? 2.e7-e8=Q cBh8-b2=cR 3.Ke4-d4 + Kb7-a6 4.Qe8-b5 + cRb2*b5=cQ – no mate, 5.Kd3!)

 

  • Creation of black reciprocal batteries CS/CB & CR/CQ after critical moves of black Chameleons.
  • Interchange of functions between the both black Chameleons.
  • Thematic tries of black S with Bivalve-theme.
  • Play of two King’s batteries K/B from both sides.
  • White promotions in Q and CQ.

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