Original Problems (page 142)
Original fairy problems published during 2012 will participate in the informal tourney JF-2012.
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No.212 – h#2 by Themis Argirakopoulos – A nice Christmas Tree in a problem composed right after the end of Christmas Blitz tourney. Themis dedicates it to all participants and we’ve agreed to use it as a greeting problem to the award. (JV)
MAO(MA): the Chinese knight, which is a Rider, moving along a bent line to the arrival square of a normal Knight, first orthogonally then diagonally. The Mao can be interfered with on the intervening square.
No.212 Themis Argirakopoulos
Dedicated to participants of Christmas Blitz-Tourney JF-2012
Neutral Royal MAO c1
Solution: (click to show/hide)
a) 1.nrMAc1-e2 a3-a4 2.nrMAe2-c3 + nrMAc3-b5 #
b) 1.nrMAc1-d3 b4-b5 2.nrMAd3-e5 + nrMAe5-c6 #
c) 1.Bc5*b6 nrMAc1-d3 2.nrMAd3-c5 + nrMAc5-a4 #
The diagrams are made on WinChloe and its Echecs font is used for Logo design