Original Problems (129)

Original Problems (page 129)

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No.199 – #8 by Sébastien Luce – Long action by the white Gnu! (JV)


Grasshopper(G): Moves along Q-lines over another unit of either color to the square immediately beyond that unit. A capture may be made on arrival, but the hurdle is not affected.

Gnu (GN) : Knight + (1,3) Leaper

No.199 Sébastien Luce
#8                                                 (3+3)
Grasshopper f7 
Gnu d6
Solution: (click to show/hide)

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One Response to Original Problems (129)

  1. Sébastien most probably meant direct mate when he had labelled this as probably the longest problem with gnu. With another stipulation it is already much longer, e.g.:

    Juraj Lörinc
    4th HM Messigny 2009
    White : Kh8 Rh1 Ba8 Sb7c2 Pa6d5f5a4b3f3e2g2 GNb5e5g5
    Black : Ke8
    Anticirce type Calvet, 3+0 gnu

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